Super Tuesday: Bi-Okoto presents 'Rhythms of Our Land'

Bi-Okoto will take the audience on a journey to West Africa with dancing and drums. The richness of the culture will be revealed using drums, music, dance, and languages accompanied by joy, spirit, and excitement.

Groups or organizations must register by calling 269-968-8166, ext. 518.

Tuesday, June 27,

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.,

Miller Stone Building

Shark Week: June 26-30

Join us for a week of shark-themed programs including board games, crafts, Legos, and a documentary. Folks from the Leila Arboretum will talk about ocean life, and we'll have a story time featuring a shark costume character visit. The Read With Me program caps off the week with the reading of a popular children’s book with an ocean theme. Stop by for some fintastic times.


Monday, June 26
Drop by to play some shark games including Shark Bait, Sharky's Diner, and Shark Mania.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Willard Library Children's Room,
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Helen Warner Branch

Tuesday, June 27
Stop by to view "Shark," an Eyewitness Shark documentary by DK Vision and BBC Worldwide Americas. It will play on a continuous loop so arrive any time. Also, coloring pages will be available.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
Helen Warner Branch

Wednesday, June 28
Drop-in shark activities will include Lego sharks, a shark craft, a sensory pool, and a photo op.
11 a.m. to noon,
Willard Library Children's Room

A shark-themed story time will feature a story, a craft, and a photo op with a shark costume character.
3 p.m.
Helen Warner Branch

Thursday, June 29
Stop by to view "Shark," an Eyewitness Shark documentary by DK Vision and BBC Worldwide Americas. It will play on a continuous loop so arrive anytime.
1-3 p.m.
Willard Library Children's Room

This week's Sensational Summer Science will be "Beyond the Barrier: Coral Reefs and Ocean Life" presented by Leila Arboretum. This family-friendly event allows kids to explore at their own pace and in their own style while enjoying different themed centers each week.
11 a.m.
Helen Warner Branch

Friday, June 30
A shark-themed story time will feature a story, a craft, and a photo op with a shark costume character.
1 p.m.,
Willard Library Children's Room

Read With Me will feature a few chapters of "Into the Killing Seas" by Michael P. Spradlin. Each family will receive a copy of the book to continue reading at home and add to their personal library.
11 a.m.,
Helen Warner Branch

Children's Singer and Songwriter Emily Arrow

Emily Arrow and her ukulele Bow (get it Bow and Arrow!?!) create literature-inspired music for children and cultivate an appreciation for literacy. Her performance will inspire listeners to sing, read, and celebrate books. Emily collaborates with best-selling picture book creators for many of her songs.

11 a.m. Friday, July 7,

Helen Warner Branch,

Outdoor Amphitheater

Super Tuesday: Madcap Puppets presents 'Jumping Over the Moon'

Actors Sigmund and Alex enter a mysterious old house to perform at a birthday party. They’re astonished to discover the party is for a baby monster! Thinking fast on their feet, they entertain with twists on traditional rhymes fit for a monster party. The audience helps Sigmund and Alex with their hilarious musical numbers to appease the mischievous child in all of us.

Groups or organizations must register by calling 269-968-8166, ext. 518.

Tuesday, July 11,

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.,

Miller Stone Building

Super Tuesday: Magic Carpet Theater

Magic Carpet Theater will engage audiences in an interactive performance of stories including classics from Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, and the Brothers Grimm with a positive message of caring and respect for others.

Groups or organizations must register by calling 269-968-8166, ext. 518.

Tuesday, July 18,

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.,

Miller Stone Building

Super Tuesday: Summer Concert with Laura Doherty

Nationally touring children's performer Laura Doherty acoustically rocks out during a lively concert which features her adorable puppet friends Jazzasaurus, Pinky the Fish, and Domingo the Flamingo! This upbeat, interactive concert will have kids dancing and clapping along to Laura's original catchy tunes!

Groups or organizations must register by calling 269-968-8166, ext. 518.

Tuesday, July 25,

11 a.m. Helen Warner Branch,

1 p.m. Miller Stone Building