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After School Nature & Science

After School Nature & Science

Ms. Marty will lead a science and nature exploration program based on the E.L.F. (Environmental Learning for the Future) Program.  We’ll have fun learning about nature through puppet shows, activities and explorations, and hands-on experiences.  The program is Mondays from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. for 5 weeks – January 18-February 15.

School’s Out Game Day

School’s Out Game Day

The Petoskey Public Schools are off for Winter Break on Friday, February 12 and Monday, February 15. Come to the library between 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. to play a variety of board games.  Snacks provided. Games offered by the library include: Mancala, Scrabble, Checkers, Go, Chess, Cards (decks will be available for go fish, euchre,Continue Reading

The Chess Gang

The Chess Gang

Robert Bemben & Robin Ray will, again, mentor our chess club, the Chess Gang.  The club is open to young people from ages 8 and up.  The Gang meets on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room January 5 – March 22, 2016. The next monthly “Family Night” and tournament will be Thursday,Continue Reading

CTAC Kid’s Day Off

CTAC Kid’s Day Off

Petoskey area Schools have a day off on Friday, January 22 and Thursday, March 24.  The Petoskey District Library and Crooked Tree Arts Center are teaming up to offer a day of activities, events and programming for area school students.  Lunch supervision will be provided for those staying all day.  Please pack a lunch forContinue Reading

Paws To Read

Paws To Read

PAWS to Read takes place on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. or 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Children’s Room January 5 – March 22, 2016.  Readers earn a stamp on a record card for every 15 minutes that they read to one of our dogs.  When he/she has earned 4 stamps, they willContinue Reading

Monday Crafternoons

Monday Crafternoons

Art is always an adventure – come and be creative!  Join Ms. Marty for Crafternoon classes held on Mondays from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. for 5 weeks starting February 22 – March 21.  Children in grades first through fifth are encouraged to preregister by calling the Library. All materials are provided; children need only toContinue Reading