For Children from Birth to 5 Years
Librarians consider children’s developmental stages when planning stories, fingerplays, songs, and craft activities. Siblings may attend, too. All programs are free of charge.
1-2-3 Play with Me
Spend time together, play, make friends, and talk one-on-one with specialists on child development during this enjoyable one-month workshop. For children 1 to 3 years and their parents and caregivers. Registration required. Infant and preschool siblings may attend with registered toddler.
Songs, bounces, and rhymes for babies from birth to walking with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
Rhymes, songs, and books for little ones from walking to 24 months and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
Talk about the care of babies up to one year of age with other parents. Carolyn Call, RN, facilitator.
Stories, activities and special guests designed for birth-5 and their families.
Musical Storybooks is created for 3 to 6 years and features a story, craft, and music by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra’s string quartet. Registration required.
Play to Learn
Engage in play for early learning. Drop in during the posted open times. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed. Adult caregiver must accompany babies and toddlers. Siblings may attend as guests.
Engage in exciting stories, songs, and activities.
Toddlers and caregivers share reading, writing, singing, playing and talking.