Children's Events & Information

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Our library will be closed until further notice.  We will post additional information and updates on our website and Facebook page as they are available. 


For specific information, see:


- Information about your library items


- Youth at-home activities and resources


- Information about Coronavirus and related issues (reliable local, state, and federal sources; how to talk to your child; self-care; how to get or give help; and more)



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eBooks and eAudiobooks

You can use your library card to check out and download free eBooks and eAudiobooks here or through the Libby app here


Michigan Electronic Library (MeL)

 MeL has a variety of reading, research, and learning resources for all ages – ebooks, youth activities, ACT/SAT/PSAT test prep, and more.  See all MeL eResources here, options specifically for children here, and test prep here


TumbleBookLibrary

Tumblebooks has provided free access to their resources through August 31.
Tumblebook Library - children's ebooks
TumbleMath - children's math ebooks
TeenBookCloud - ebooks for 7th - 12th grades
AudioBookCloud - all ages - audiobooks 


Mango

Learn a new language with Mango Languages.  Set up your free account here to get started. 


Additional Resources

We have compiled additional resources here.

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Our monthly children’s e-newsletter provides information about children’s events, new children’s books, and library news. 


You may read this month’s newsletter and sign up to receive the newsletter here


During the time we are closed, we may send newsletters more than once a month to keep you informed of updates and keep you connected to library resources.

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In the interest of public health, these events are canceled through at least the end of April.


We have three monthly book clubs for children:


Book Buddies for kindergartners through 2nd graders

 

Bookworms for 2nd and 3rd graders

 

Chapter Chatters for 3rd through 5th graders


See details here.  

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 In the interest of public health, these events are canceled through at least the end of April. 


Storytime (for ages 3-5) and Tiny Tales (for ages 2 and younger) include stories, music, dance, crafts, and related activities for toddlers and preschoolers.   


See details here.

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 In the interest of public health, these events are canceled through at least the end of April. 


Read to Hazel (a dog), Drawing Fun!, and Family Storytime are held monthly.


Other events will be occasionally scheduled.  


See information about these events here

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If you are at least four years old and live in our service area (and for adults, if you work full-time in Milan or own property in Milan), you may get a free library card at our library.  Our service area includes the city of Milan, Augusta Township, and the parts of Pittsfield Township and York Township that are in Milan Area Schools.


Kindergarten through 12th grade students who do not live in our service area, but are enrolled in Milan Area Schools may get a free student library card at our library.


You may also use your card from other MILibrary card participating libraries at our library. 


See here for everything you need to know about getting a library card. 


 How many books or DVDs can I check out? What else can I check out? Can I renew a CD? For how long?  Find answers to these questions and more here.  

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We have a variety of book lists here: books by Guided Reading Levels, suggestions based on books you have liked, award winning books, and more. 

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 In the interest of public health, these program is on hiatus at this time.


Check out free or reduced admission passes to Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more.  See the MAP website here for more information and to check out passes.