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
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All-Ages
The Music Lady
Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

The Music Lady returns with another high-energy concert. Sing, dance and have fun during this interactive acoustic performance.

Tim Salisbury Variety Show
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:30 am
Roosevelt Elementary School Gym
For all ages

Tim Salisbury's fast-moving show will keep you on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next. Be amazed by world-class juggling and other breathtaking feats like balancing a bike on his face and catching bowling balls on his neck.

Discovering Family Fun
Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Explore and learn as a family while crafting, playing games and experimenting together.

Funny Magic Show
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 10:30 am
Roosevelt Elementary School Gym
All ages

Magician Cameron Zvara's hilarious show will entertain you with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and TONS of audience participation.

Library Learning Day
Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

Children can choose from a variety of engaging educational activities at special stations set up for their enjoyment. As children move from station to station, they'll have fun while learning.

Saturday STEAM!
Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Work together as a family to strengthen your child's STEAM skills by interacting at stations where you can explore science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts.

Guy Louis Worlds of Music Concert
Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

This popular concert features authentic instruments and songs from Africa, India, Europe, and America's past and present. Learn about different cultures and traditions as you hear and actively participate in a variety of music from around the world.

Comedy Magic Rocks!
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 10:30 am
Roosevelt Elementary School Gym

This show is loaded with hilarious comedy, magic and funny situations providing an entertaining time for all ages! Come ready to participate. Audience members are recruited to be ushers, paparazzi and security for this all out crazy performance.

World, Music and Stories
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 10:30 am
Roosevelt Elementary School Gym
For all ages

This program combines interactive stories, beautiful music, full audience participation and hands-on fun with musical instruments from many parts of the world.

Pajama Storytime
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Main Library Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Reading before bed is always a great family activity. Wear your pajamas for an evening full of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes. Don't forget to bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Saturday STEAM!
Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Work together as a family to strengthen your child's STEAM skills by interacting at stations where you can explore science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts.

Music Man Dave
Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

This interactive concert will have you on your feet, moving, singing and dancing as everyone learns something about music while having a ton of fun!

Musical Magic Show
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 10:30 am
Roosevelt Elementary School Gym
For all ages

Join Ming the Magnificent in this bit of musical and magical enchantment. Inspired by Mozart's opera, The Magic Flute, a flute seemingly comes to life as the centerpiece of this awe-inspiring show.

Beat Shazam™
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For families
Register 1 person per team.

Get your team together for a chance to play the Library version of Beat Shazam™! Teams work together to identify some of the greatest hits of all time. The team with the highest score will be named the Library Music Champion.

Registration is required.

Discovering Family Fun
Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Explore and learn as a family while crafting, playing games and experimenting together.

The Robot Garage
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

Rev up for fun during this interactive engineering experience with stations for Lego® creations and SumoBot racing.

Registration is required.

The Robot Garage
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

Rev up for fun during this interactive engineering experience with stations for Lego® creations and SumoBot racing.

Registration is required.

Summer Challenge Project Fair
Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

After all of the fun completing challenges, show off what you did. Submit your completed project(s) by August 15 for the Summer Challenge Project Fair. Receive a special 50-point badge for submitting a project. Receive another 50-point badge if you attend the fair. This is a great way to earn extra points at the Summer Challenge finish line.

Stop by and get a balloon animal while you check out all the amazing projects!

Saturday STEAM!
Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library Youth Activity Center
For all ages

Work together as a family to strengthen your child's STEAM skills by interacting at stations where you can explore science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts.

Joe Reilly Musical Concert
Monday, August 27, 2018 at 10:30 am
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

Get ready to sing and dance in this playful, clever, engaging and joyful concert.

4th Wall Theatre
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Main Library Meeting Room
For all ages

Learn something about the basics of theatre through this unique, interactive program of movement, song and dance presented by the 4th Wall Theatre Company.