Allergy-Free Easter Egg Hunt

Allergy-Free, Non-Food Easter Egg Hunt brought to you by The OddFellows of Petoskey & Petoskey District Library.  Ages 0 – 12.  Free Books & Prizes!

Hop to it! Prizes, books, eggs, and fun!  With generous support from the OddFellows, the Petoskey District Library will hold an indoor, non-food Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at 10:15 a.m. There will be four divisions of age groups and the eggs will be filled with trinkets, not food, to keep it an allergy-free event. Every child who hunts for eggs will get to take a brand new book home.

Amy Wolfgang is to thank for the idea of the non-food Easter Egg Hunt. She wanted her son, Continue Reading

Babies and Books – Spring

Babies and Books – Spring

Join Ms. Lisa for Babies & Books! Our Spring Session runs through May 17.  We gather at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Program Room.  You and your baby will have fun and they gain early literacy skills as we read, sing, dance, and play. This program is geared for children birth – 18 months.  Registration is recommended, but not necessary.

Storytime

Monday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am

Storytime runs until May 11, 2017

Singing, dancing, and stories for toddlers and preschoolers. This storytime includes early literacy activities and practices based on the read, talk, sing, play, and write model.

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

The Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides a free, hard-cover, age- appropriate book per month to children from birth to age 5. The program is free to all kids birth – age 5 who live in Charlevoix or Emmet Counties or who participate in a pre-school program but live in an adjacent county. The books are mailed each month directly to the child at his or her home. There is no income eligibility. The program is free to all children regardless of ability to pay.

You may enroll your child online here or get a brochure in the Children’s Room at the library.  Visit the Char-Em United Way web site for more details.