‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie’ Costume Character Visit

The famous mouse from The New York Times No. 1 best-seller "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” will be appearing at the library to kick off the new fall story times and programs. Families will enjoy stories, crafts, fun surprises, and photo opportunities with the mouse.

6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10,
Willard Meeting Room,

11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11,

Willard Meeting Room,

11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12
Helen Warner Branch

Madcap Puppets Present ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy, Toto, and their best friends, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, and Tin Man. Madcap Puppets brings this epic adventure to life with puppets in this enchanting, family-friendly classic.

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct.18,
Miller Stone Building, 77 Capital Ave. NE

Super Hero Family Movie

Families are encouraged to dress as their favorite super hero and enjoy a newly released super hero movie. Snacks and drinks are welcome.

10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m.,
Saturday, Nov. 17,
Willard Library Meeting Room

Meet Santa

Santa will be visiting the Children's Room! Children may stop in, say hello, share their wish lists, and get their photos taken with Santa.
3-4:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2,
Willard Children’s Room

Meet Santa and the Reindeer

Families are invited to meet the reindeer from the Reindeer Ranch in Kalamazoo. Participants will be able to pet the reindeer and take photos with them. After seeing the reindeer, families are invited inside the library to visit with Santa Claus.

6-7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3,
Helen Warner Branch