Story Time Grab 'n’ Go Kits Availble

Story Time Grab ’n’ Go Kits are back for January! The kits contain materials for crafts that go along with the library’s virtual story times. Watch the program to learn how to make the craft. When you call curbside service to pick up your books, just ask for a Grab ’n’ Go Kit.

Available beginning Monday, Jan. 4,
While supplies last

Downtown and Helen Warner Branch


Maker Mornings: Balloon Poppers

Explore the fun world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with Nicole and Alisha each month. In February, follow along and learn how to make fun balloon poppers.

The supplies are included in Story Time Grab 'n' Go Kits, which are available from both libraries beginning Feb. 1 while supplies last.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m.,
Video Premiere on Willard's Facebook and YouTube Channels

On the Road With Miss Stephanie: Celebrate Black History Month

Battle Creek has a rich cultural history including being the final resting place for Sojourner Truth and a stop on the Underground Railroad. In celebration of Black History Month, Miss Stephanie goes on the road to visit local businesses owned and operated by African Americans. She will talk to the owners about their success as entrepreneurs.

The February Grab ‘n’ Go Kits, which are available beginning Feb. 1 while supplies last, will include activities to celebrate black history.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 11 a.m. 
Video Premiere on Willard's Facebook and YouTube Channels

Love Makes the World Go Round Story Time

Smalls acts of kindness can make a huge difference in someone's life. This story time explores how easy it is to be kind. We will sing songs and read a story about how something as small as sharing your last chocolate can show someone just how much you care.

We will finish with a craft from the Story Time Grab ’n’ Go Kits that can help you show someone kindness.

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11 a.m. ,
Video Premiere on Willard's Facebook and YouTube Channels

Zoo Animal Fun: A Bilingual English-Burmese Story Time

Enjoy this interactive bilingual story time. This month will feature the book "Dear Zoo" by Rod Campbell. Youngsters will learn the names of various zoo animals in English and Burmese. This story time will include a book read-aloud, a fun activity, and a craft.

Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m.,
Video Premiere on Willard's Facebook and YouTube Channels