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: Closed

 

  Program Schedule

Summer Registration

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2022 Summer Reading Program! Information about the fall schedule is coming soon. Visit our events calendar 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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Summer Programs

Arty Party: Every other Monday at 1 pm

This creative program for kids ages 8-13 will explore collage, painting, drawing, and sculpture and look at how artists work in different media. The summer session begins June 13th.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH SESSION


Summer STEAM: Every other Monday at 1 pm

Summer STEAM is for kids ages 6-11 who enjoy asking questions and seeking answers in a hands-on environment. The summer session begins June 20th.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH SESSION


Family Storytime via Zoom: Tuesday mornings

Join us for a fun, weekly storytime over Zoom on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. The summer session begins June 14th.

REGISTER FOR TUESDAYS


Story Play: Thursday mornings

Story Play is designed to promote independent play at different activity stations, giving families with children ages 0-9 an opportunity to interact at their own comfort level. This program will take place in Side A of the Woodruff Annex. The summer session begins June 16th.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR EACH SESSION


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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

Registration for the 2021-2022 Battle of the Books is officially open! 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 is open November 1 - February 1. Please visit the library to obtain the registration form.

The 2021-2022 Book List:



Mindy and Jozefa Preview the Books







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  eBooks and eResources

Grades PreK-3
Grades 3-4

 

   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