Dexter District Library has a wide variety of programs of interest to kids and teens planned for November. Enjoy those early release school days or holiday school closings with a stop at the Library for a craft, movie or special event.
On Tuesday, November 10 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. parents and children are invited to the Library for a Drop-In Thanksgiving Craft on this early release day from school. Choose from a variety of fall photo frames and create your own personalized Thanksgiving gift or decoration. Just add your favorite photo. Kids of all ages are welcome and registration is not required.
Game On! @ The Library returns on Thursday, November 12 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Kids and teens in grades 4 through 12 are invited to stop by the Library anytime and drop-in on a game of your choice. Meet up with friends or make new ones. Ping Pong, Foosball and various board games will be provided but feel free to bring your favorite game to share. Snacks will be available.
A Drop-In Thanksgiving Story Time will be offered at the Library on Saturday, November 14 at 11:00 a.m. Join us for 30 minutes of stories and music celebrating Thanksgiving, food and families. Geared for children ages six and under but everyone is welcome. A simple craft will be provided following the program. Registration is not required.
The Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meets once each month. Teens are invited to stop by the Library to brainstorm with other teens about new programs, book selections and how to make the Library a great place. This is a fun way to earn volunteer hours. Input from the group helps the Library ensure we’re meeting the information and programming needs and interests of teens. Students in seventh through twelfth grades are invited to participate. It is a great opportunity to meet up with friends or make some new friends who share your interests. This month, TAG meets from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21. Registration is required and pizza will be served at the meeting. Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 426-4477 or stop by the Teen Zone to register.
Dexter Community Schools are closed on Wednesday, November 25 and from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the Library will host a MarioKart Mayhem Wii Tournament for kids ages six to twelve. Stop by the lower level meeting room, choose your favorite Nintendo Hero and race against other kids for prizes and snacks. Register early to ensure a spot. Registration begins November 6, call 426-4477 to register. There is a limit of 40 participants but everyone is welcome to cheer for their favorite driver.
The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, November 26.
Movie & Popcorn for Kids returns on Friday, November 27 at 11:00 am. Based on the release date, the Library hopes to show Inside Out starring the voices of Amy Poehler and Lewis Black. Check back closer to the date. If Inside Out has not been released on DVD, the Library will substitute a similar movie.