Programs
Some summer programs require registration. Registration opens one week before the program date. Please check program descriptions for registration details. Registered programs are limited to residents of West Bloomfield Township and the Library’s contract communities (Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake and Sylvan Lake). Non-resident students and their siblings enrolled in West Bloomfield School District, students of Keith Elementary School or Pleasant Lake Elementary School in the Walled Lake School District, and students of Lone Pine Elementary School or West Hills Middle School in the Bloomfield Hills School District with a Library card in good standing from their home library, must be registered for Summer Reading prior to signing up for special programming at the Library. Group registrations are not accepted. The Library reserves the right to limit the number of registrants to ensure a quality program. If you require special hearing equipment or a sign language interpreter for any program, please contact the Main Library at least one week prior to the program.

To register for Programs, visit the Library's Event Calendar.

The Library welcomes children of all abilities, along with their parents and other caregivers. Programs and services are offered in an inclusive, nonjudgmental environment designed to engage all children and their families in literacy and learning experiences. The Library strives to be supportive and respectful of varying learning styles and capabilities while offering children of diverse abilities opportunities to grow and be successful.

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Brochures and Reading Logs
Adult Program Brochure | Teen Program Brochure | Youth Program Brochure | Read to Me Reading Log | Youth Reading Log
Program Categories:      Kick-Off | All-Ages | Youth | Teen | Adult | Grand Finale
Kick-Off
Air Brush Tattoo
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library
For all ages

Drop by for your very own stylish airbrush tattoo.

Bounce Houses
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library
For all ages

Bounce around and complete a small obstacle course inside before sliding out, or race through the radical run obstacle course.

Circus Skills
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library
For all ages

Step right up and build your circus skills! Cirque Amongus will be here with circus props, cycles, juggling materials, hoops, ropes, stilts and more so you can learn about and come up with your own creative way of utilizing these traditional circus props.

Game Truck
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library
For all ages

Stop by the Mobile Video Gaming truck for the ultimate video game experience.

Infinity Photo Booth
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

Have your photo taken solo or with family and friends to remind you of all the fun you had at the Summer Reading Kickoff!

Miniature Golf
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library
For all ages

Tee off in the Library and enjoy a round of miniature golf.

NEW! Hippo Chow Down
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library

Must be 48" tall to participate.

Challenge your friends to one of the most insane tug-o-war games. Each of the four players start with their back to the wall and race to the pond of balls in the center of the game to retrieve as many balls as possible. Don't let that bungee cord slow you down!

Star Trax DJ
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library
For all ages

Get ready to move and groove with the Star Trax DJ. We'll sing, dance and play games!

Bichini Bia Congo
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

This must-see performance presents African tradition through dance, music, song and drum. The drum beats of this performance will have you mesmerized and ready to dance along!

Air Brush Tattoos & Balloon Animals
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Westacres Branch Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Stop by for your very own stylish airbrush tattoo and watch as the balloon masters create a balloon animal just for you.

MiSci Music Fest
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Westacres Branch Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Get amped up! It's time to investigate the science of sound with 10 hands-on activity stations. Explore sound waves, learn how humans and animals hear sounds, play some unique instruments, make sound mysteriously disappear and more!