On the Road with Miss Stephanie: WMU College of Aviation

Join Miss Stephanie and the staff from the College of Aviation at Western Michigan University for a  memorable in-person experience hearing a story and looking at airplanes. The college is one of the largest aviation programs in the nation and has a fleet of 28 Cirrus SR20s. At this program, which is geared for students in kindergarten through second grade, participants will receive take-home crafts and give-aways. In addition, the October School Age Grab ’n’ Go Kits include materials to go with this program.

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m.,
College of Aviation at Western Michigan University,
Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field,
237 Helmer Road N,
Follow the Willard signs to the location

Note: WMU requires participants to wear a mask

Babytime

Early exposure to talking, singing, playing, reading, and writing are the building blocks of literacy. Children from birth through their second year are invited to enjoy finger-plays, nursery rhymes, rhythmic activities, books, and free play with their caregivers.

Thursdays, 10 a.m.,
Oct. 7, 14, 21, and 28, 
Nov. 4, 11, and 18,  
Willard Library Children's Room

Bonus Babytime! 
Fridays, 10 a.m.,
Nov. 5, 12, and 19, 
Video Premiere on Willard's Facebook and YouTube channels

On the Road with Miss Stephanie: WMU College of Aviation

Join Miss Stephanie and the staff from the College of Aviation at Western Michigan University for a  memorable in-person experience hearing a story and looking at airplanes. The college is one of the largest aviation programs in the nation and has a fleet of 28 Cirrus SR20s. At this program, which is geared for students in kindergarten through second grade, participants will receive take-home crafts and give-aways. In addition, the October School Age Grab ’n’ Go Kits include materials to go with this program.

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m.,
College of Aviation at Western Michigan University,
Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field,
237 Helmer Road N,
Follow the Willard signs to the location

Note: WMU requires participants to wear a mask

Sensory Playdate

The Sensory Playdate provides inclusive, interactive programming for children, ages 4-8, with sensory processing or integration disorder. Miss Stephanie will lead interactive stories and therapeutic activities. This playdate allows children to play in a comfortable environment with their peers and facilitates support among parents.
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.,
Willard Meeting Room,
And,
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.,
Willard Meeting Room

School Age Grab ’n’ Go Kits Available

The October Grab ’n’ Go Kits for kindergarten, first- and second-graders will contain materials to go with the virtual bilingual story time and Miss Stephanie's On the Road program.

Available beginning Friday, Oct. 1, from both libraries while supplies last