13101 Schavey Road, DeWitt MI 48820
517.669.3156

Mon - Thurs: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

 

  Program Schedule

Winter Registration Coming Soon

The winter programming schedule for youth and families is now available. Visit our events calendar or see the schedule below for more information.

Read on for more information about our Read and Make Storytime Packs and other services for youth and families.


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Winter Programs

Graphic Novel Fan Club: Last Monday

Join our newest book club just for kids! Meet us at the Annex the last Monday of every month to read and discuss our favorite graphic novels. Open to ages 7-9. Starts January 30th. Registration opens January 9th.

REGISTER ONLINE


Baby Storytime: Tuesday mornings

Join us for a fun, weekly storytime for babies ages 0-2 on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. The Winter I session begins January 10th. Registration opens December 20th.

REGISTER ONLINE


Family Storytime: Wednesday mornings

Join us weekly for stories, music, and movement. The Winter I session begins January 11th. Registration opens December 21st.

REGISTER ONLINE


Story Play: Thursday mornings

Story Play is designed to promote independent play at different activity stations, giving families with children ages 0-5 an opportunity to interact at their own comfort level. The Winter I session begins January 12th. Registration opens December 15th.

REGISTER ONLINE


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  Read and Make Storytime Packs

Check out our new Read and Make Storytime Packs to use for storytime at home. Our themed packs include books, craft supplies, and an activity sheet containing songs, rhymes, and activities. Visit this page view the packs and watch the recorded stories read by staff.



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  Dial-A-Story

Enjoy storytime at home 24/7 with the Library's Dial-A-Story line. Call 517-993-9099 to hear children's stories, short stories, book talks, and more. Content is updated monthly; if there is something special you would like to hear, just let us know!



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  TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten

The Library's TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten service sends fun activities parents can do with their babies and preschoolers to make any time learning time. Based on the Every Child Ready to Read program that encourages parents to read, talk, write, and play with their little ones everyday, TALK activities are designed to prepare kids for success at school.

Click here for more information or to sign up, text TALK to 75547.



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  Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is designed to encourage a love of reading, teamwork, and to promote an interest in reading a variety of genres. Students from 4th & 5th grades create teams with an adult coach and read a selection of books chosen by the Library. In March, the teams come together for a literary "battle" to test their knowledge of the books. Registration forms will be available at the library beginning October 19.



Preview the Books!







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  eBooks and eResources

Grades PreK-3
Grades 3-4

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   Reading Lists & Suggested Reads

Search for popular books by grade level and create your own booklists
Educational and age-based ratings and reviews that help families make smart media choices
Tips and booklists to help motivate young readers
Search recommended reads by age level, genre, mood, or read-alikes
Search book titles or favorite authors for recommendations on what to read next
Search for Accelerated Reader books and their assigned reading levels

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  Questions, comments or suggestions regarding Youth Services Programming
can be sent to youthservices@dewittlibrary.org