Tree Lighting Activities – Magician, Balloon Twisting, Crafts
Thursday, December 5 @ 7:30 PM
Even thought the Library closes at 5:00 PM our staff will be hosting some fun activities in the Library’s warm and cozy indoor Erin Auditorium (enter either from our South entrance or through City Hall) from 7:30pm-9:00pm. Enjoy a visit from Christmas Carol who performs strolling magic and balloon twisting. Also, we’re crafting for the holidays! Drop-in craft stations include star ornaments, paper gingerbread houses, candy cane reindeer, snowflake ornaments and more. There will not be “visions of sugar plums” but there will be sugar floss (cotton candy). All ages welcome. No registration required. Children under the age of 5 will need an adult helper.
Teen Community Service Opportunity
Saturday, December 14 from 12:00-2:00PM
Wednesday, December 18 from 5:00-7:00PM
For teens in grades 6-12
Call the library at 586-445-5407 to register
High School and Middle School Students! Need service hours? On the Wednesdays listed above you can make cat and dog blankets and toys for two local animal rescue groups – the Macomb County Animal Shelter and the Michigan Humane Society – at the library and get credit for volunteering for those organizations. On the Saturdays listed above you can make plarn (plastic yarn) for the Macomb Feeding the Need at the library and get credit for volunteering for that organization. Registration and volunteer application is required to participate.
Crafts With Quilling
Thursday, December 19 @ 5:30 PM
Learn how to decorate holiday cards and ornaments with quilling which uses strips of paper that are rolled to create decorative designs. This event is for teens and adults. Registration is required and begins November 28.
STEM Winter Makerspace Fun!
Friday, December 27 @ 2:00 PM
Children and tweens will use their creativity to design and construct a winter themed device using the materials provided. This event is for children and tweens in grades 4 to 8. Registration is required and begins December 6.
Every Monday from 3:30-5:30 PM
For teens in grades 6 through 12
Teens can join us in playing the card game “Magic the Gathering” every Monday May through August from 3:30 to 5:30 PM! It will be casual gameplay for players of all skill levels. The library will have some starter decks available to borrow for those who don’t bring their own. No registration needed just come to the Storyhour Room and enjoy the card game.