Interest: Little Ones
Published: May 4, 2021
Talk about colors while you write, read, sing and play!
Published: May 1, 2021
Are you ready to get even more with your Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)? Metroparks has joined the MAP program! As of May 1, 13 Metroparks will offer free admission to MAP patrons! To claim your free daily vehicle pass*: 1) Visit ypsilibrary.org/michigan-activity-pass and click “Get Museum & Park Passes.” 2) Fill out the details under “Plan Your Next Activity.” 3) Click the Metropark of choice and fill out the corresponding form that appears when you click “Request Pass.” 4) Click the “Submit This Request” button that appears on the summary page. 5) Print the confirmation page! The 13 participating Metroparks …
‘Latinx’ is a gender-neutral word for people of Latin American descent. This collection highlights the voices and experiences of Latinx authors.
Enjoy this collection of books written by East Asian authors. East Asia is a large expanse of territory with China as its largest country. This region also includes Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Enjoy this collection of books written by Southeast Asian authors. This region includes countries of impressive diversity in culture, religion, and history: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Enjoy this great collection of books written by authors from Western Asia. This region includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. You’ll find beautiful picture books that touch a range of topics as well as books for older children written with a West Asian voice.
Published: March 29, 2021
Learn about local options for kindergarten and preschool, then visit our school readiness page for tips and activities!
Here are a few recent books by Asian American authors with Asian American characters.
Great books written by African American authors and published within the last 2 years. Some authors you may have heard of before, others may be brand new to the scene! The collection has many age ranges inside.
Published: March 11, 2021
Explore resources and videos to get your child (and family) ready for Kindergarten.
School Readiness WHAT IS SCHOOL READINESS? There are many types of school readiness skills generally considered important for kids to master before they start kindergarten. 4-5 year olds develop at different rates, so your child might master some easily and not learn others before they start school. In general, being able to do the types of skills you’ll find on this page will help make your child’s transition to kindergarten more successful. A parent’s role in preparing a child for school is to create a healthy, safe, supportive, and engaging environment. Scroll down to find tips and fun activities to …
For many children, the loss of a pet is an introduction to death and loss of a loved one. These books are a great entry point into more conversation or simply using the time for connection.
Published: February 25, 2021
Find fun activities to do inside and outside with your little one to learn about animal tracks!
Published: February 10, 2021
Use magnets to discover what is magnetic and what is not.
Published: January 28, 2021
Missing music time at the library with your children? Our friends with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra have KinderConcerts videos!
Published: January 19, 2021
Gather supplies around your house, then do some fun activities to help your child learn the ABCs!
Published: December 5, 2020
Gather supplies from inside, outside, or your supply kit, then get creative and practice math with loose parts.