Drop in and draw with local artist Kamron Reynolds! Learn the fundamentals of cartooning and comic books and how to draw your own characters, faces, backgrounds, lettering, and much more. Whether you've been drawing for a long time or you'd like to just jump in, join the virtual space to improve your skills and chat […]
Tune in to YDL’s YouTube Channel for live storytimes. Hear stories, sing along to your favorite storytime songs, try some yoga poses from home, and more! Videos are available on YouTube for a limited time after the livestream. Visit our Storytime page for a recent read aloud, more info about storytimes, and other activities for […]
With a Google account, you have access to Google Slides, a free web-based application for creating presentations, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint. In this virtual class, learn to create and deliver a presentation, add graphics and multimedia, and methods for sharing and collaborating your presentation with others. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited. Fill out my Wufoo […]
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? The Teen Advisory meets on Zoom twice a month to plan gaming meetups, develop teen subscription boxes, write grants, and brainstorm ways to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Fill out the application to receive the Zoom meeting link. Have questions? Email email@example.com […]
Untold Stories of Liberation and Love, local Women of Color poetry collective, will be reading their poetry and sharing their poetry installation in the Library Plaza.
Meet virtually with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday through Zoom! Open to all, any handcraft welcome! For your convenience, download the app to your computer or smart phone in advance. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98023862423?pwd=TGtZZ0hvbURZRlIxWjl5MjBJdlBZUT09 Meeting ID: 980 2386 2423 Password: kn!tkn0t (use the number "0") One tap mobile +19292056099,,98023862423#,,1#,320760# US […]
Join us for lively discussions of books by African American Authors. Jan 26 Deacon King Kong, by James McBride Feb 23 Mind of My Mind, by Octavia Butler Mar […]
Create and explore OUTSIDE this summer! Join us each week for themed activities. This week, watch a Spinning Dot Theatre performance near the garden! August 4: Bubble Party, Tie Dye T-Shirts, and Lawn Games Be mindful of others and spread out on the lawn to do the activities. Get creative and inspired to learn together […]
Calling all Mystery Lovers! Check out a new mystery title each month. Virtual meetings will take place for the next few months on Zoom. Here are the meeting dates and selected titles: Jan 27: Thirty-Three Teeth, by Colin Cotterill Feb 24: Raven Black, by Ann Cleeves Mar 31: Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz Apr 28: […]
Due to a lack of registrations and attendance rates for teen programming, this program is being rescheduled for the fall. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org In partnership with Eastern Michigan University, the Ypsilanti District Library invites all teens to attend our weekly Noise Permit workshops this summer on Thursdays at […]
Drop in and see what’s growing! Find sticks and use colorful yarn and other supplies to make art. Each week we’ll be near the garden with activities--writing prompts, garden tours, scavenger hunts, nature art, and fresh produce. Programs may be canceled due to the weather or COVID rates, so check the events calendar for updates […]
The Sport Port program, powered by Y on the Fly, is a mobile YMCA delivering games, activities and healthy snacks to children in local parks, schools, community centers, and at the library!
Join us for a virtual lighthearted afternoon where the goal is to engage your mind, work on a project, explore a new technique, with no expectations of perfection! Pick up supplies in advance then meet virtually. Note that we have two messy programs being held in person socially distanced outside in the Library Plaza. To […]
End your week and start your weekend the great way! Join us Saturday mornings on Zoom at 9 am for 30 minutes of mindfulness practice. Participants will be led through […]
Guitar Club is for guitar players of all levels and ages (18+). Starting May 22nd we will be meeting in person at YpsiPlanti, where we will learn songs, listen, collaborate, […]
Live from the library every Saturday morning on YpsiLibrary Instagram. Watch YDL storytimers share stories, songs, and activities you can do with your little one at home.
Join us for stories, songs, nature activities, and movement in the park! Bring a blanket, spread out on the grass, build literacy skills, and have fun. Offered in partnership with Ypsilanti Township Parks and Recreation and Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Ford Heritage Park: Saturday, July 10, noon Lakeside Park: Saturday, July 31, noon