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 Coming Soon

Registration for summer programs is coming soon! We'll kick off the Summer Reading Program at our annual Chalk the Walk event on Saturday, June 11. Regular summer programs will begin the following week. Visit our events calendar for the full lineup.

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


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Spring Programs

Family Storytime via Zoom: Tuesday and Friday mornings

Join us for a fun, weekly storytime over Zoom on Tuesdays or Fridays at 10:30 am. The spring session begins the week of April 4th.

REGISTER FOR TUESDAYS


REGISTER FOR FRIDAYS


Story Play: Thursday mornings

Story Play is designed to promote independent play at different activity stations, giving families an opportunity to interact at their own comfort level. Each session will also include a short story and rhymes with Ms. Jozefa. This program will take place in Side A of the Woodruff Annex. Please register as a household group. Space is limited to allow for social distancing. The spring session begins April 14th.

REGISTER FOR 10:15 am


REGISTER FOR 11:15 am


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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 to request a pack.



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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