Kids

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ArtWalk Exhibit Returns

The 8th year of ArtWalk is set to launch September 20 when the Youth Competition begins at the library. The Youth Competition has become an integral part of Grand Haven ArtWalk, a celebration of art and artists of all ages. The competition is open to all young artists in three age groups: 8 years and [...]

September 7th, 2017|

Build a Better World -2017 Summer Reading for Kids!

This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is “Build a Better World.” It runs from June 12th -July 28th. Our club encourages kids of all ages to read during the summer by simply earning prizes as they read with chances to win bigger prizes in a club end drawing. Prizes include an ice cream cone [...]

June 12th, 2017|

2017 Pajama Storytime!

The library had another special Family Pajama Storytime on Wednesday, January 4th!   Kids wore their pjs and some brought their stuffed animals to the library to have a sleep over.  They had many adventures while they were away from their people. They learned about the library such as: How to check out books         [...]

January 5th, 2017|

Early Literacy Resources @ the Library!

Every parent has probably heard that it is important to read to their young children.  A local Young Fives teacher has said that every September she can tell which of her students have been read to and which have not!  So read early and read often! Why read to your child? Builds vocabulary Familiarizes them with the printed [...]

October 6th, 2016|

2016 On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!

This year's Summer Reading Club theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set... READ!" It runs from June 13th -July 29th. Our club encourages kids of all ages to read during the summer by simply earning prizes as they read with chances to win bigger prizes in a club end drawing. Prizes include an ice cream [...]

June 7th, 2016|

Peep Diorama Contest

Get creative with your Peeps!  Make a diorama based on your favorite book using marshmallow Peeps. (A great fun Spring Break project!) Turn in your family’s entry by Saturday, April 9 at 4pm.  They will be on display in the library throughout National Library Week (April 10-16) and people can cast their vote for the [...]

March 3rd, 2016|

Pajama Storytime!

The library had a special Family Pajama Storytime on Saturday, January 23rd!   Kids wore their pjs and some brought their stuffed animals to the library to have a sleep over.  They had many adventures while they were away from their people. They learned about the library such as: How to check out books How to shelve books [...]

January 24th, 2016|

90 Second Newbery

Calling all Kids and Teens to make their own 90 Second Newbery! What is a 90 Second Newbery you ask? First off a Newbery is an award given out by the American Library Association to the author of the "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."  Past winners include beloved tales such as The Tale [...]

October 31st, 2015|

STAR WARS

STAR WARS Party! On Saturday, December 19th at 2 p.m. join us for some fun-filled activities, crafts, a door prize and more in Program Room A to celebrate Episode VII The Force Awakens! It is open to all ages but best for kids/teens ages 8+. Families are welcome and costumes encouraged! The library has [...]

October 14th, 2015|