Category Archives: Storytime

AADL Pittsfield Branch Closed this Week

Roller Coaster Engineering at AADL

This week the Pittsfield Branch of Ann Arbor District Library will be closed for carpet replacement. The library did not open today and will remain closed through May 22. Pittsfield Branch Events I have updated the Baby Playgroups and Preschool Storytimes at Pittsfield Branch to list as cancelled for this week. The only other event that I had listed as being located at Pittsfield […]

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Happy Birthday Dr Seuss – Read Across America Reading Recommendations

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss - Exit to Seuss Landing at Universal Studios

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss! In honor of his birthday, today is Read Across America Day. Two years ago, we happened to be at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure on Dr Seuss’s birthday. It was a perfect excuse to drag my reluctant daughter on the Cat in the Hat Ride. Disclosure: Ann Arbor with Kids is compensated for sales through Amazon links. Thank […]

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5 Big Kid Free Activities – Wednesday Activity Review

Escape the Big Kids This Summer

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Most of the Wednesday Activity Review series focus on activities for elementary aged students. Today. I’m changing things up and focusing on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler especially, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big […]

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Get #Back2SchoolReady with Kellogg’s Products & a Scholastic Book #ad

Get #Back2SchoolReady with Kellogg products & Scholastic books

Disclaimer: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias Do you have a reader? My daughter is definitely a reader. She is always reading! She reads in the car, while eating, and around the house – including outside. Many nights I’ll call her to help me get ready for dinner and […]

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Asobo! Ann Arbor to Offer Japanese Cultural Activities for Kids

Asobo! Ann Arbor Flyer

Would you like to expose your baby, toddler or preschooler to another language? Two bilingual local moms are starting Asobo! Ann Arbor to bring Japanese Cultural Activities to local kids. See the flyer below and See their Press Release below for more information: Do you have a preschooler that you would like to start learning a new language? Asobo! Ann […]

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Ann Arbor Halloween Events Roundup

Ann Arbor Halloween Events

Halloween is a great time to live in Ann Arbor! There are tons of Ann Arbor Halloween Events for Families. We had a great weekend enjoying the fall & Halloween activities! We were able to take a family trip to the corn maze on Saturday evening and my daughter and I went to the University of Michigan Natural History Museum […]

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Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime is offered 8 times a week. The story times are held at various branch libraries with both morning and evening sessions. When my daughter was a toddler and preschooler, Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime would run in 6-8 week sessions and then take a few weeks break before the next session. Now Ann […]

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Baby Playgroup at AADL

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

We were regular attendees at the Ann Arbor District Library’s Baby Playgroup from the time my daughter was 5 months until she was 18 months. She loved the stories, seeing kids her age, and of course the play time. Play time is held once a day at various branch libraries including one evening session. We started attending Baby Playgroup at AADL when […]

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September is Preschool Month at AAHOM

I know it is nearly half-way through September, but I wanted to share that September is Preschool Month at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. They will have special events geared towards preschoolers during the month. The Music Lady, Beverly Meyer will be performing on Saturday, September 13 and 27 from 11:30a-1p. Most preschoolers love animals, so they will love […]

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Michigan Reads! Events at Ann Arbor District Library

Michigan Reads! is a program to highlight the importance of reading and sharing books with children from toddlers through early elementary school. Each fall, the Library of Michigan selects a book and distributes the book and a learning kit to all public libraries, K-2 schools, Head Starts, and Great Start Readiness Programs across Michigan. Preference in book selection is given […]

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