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YDL-Michigan

229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

March 2020

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Knot a Mexican Friendship Bracelet

Saturday, March 28 | 3:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Friendship is a strong theme in our Family Read "The First Rule of Punk." Make a friendship bracelet while enjoying Mexican treats.

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Community Art Collage

Monday, March 30 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Throughout Spring Break we will be decorating hexagons with bottle caps to create a giant honeycomb collage from recycled materials that will live in the library!

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AARP Income Tax Preparation

Tuesday, March 31 | 9:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. First come-first serve walk-ins accepted from 9:30-12:30, with appointments available from 1:00-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Tuesday, March 31 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. First come-first serve walk-ins accepted from 9:30-12:30, with appointments available from 1:00-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

ESL Drop-In Tutoring Cancelled

Tuesday, March 31 | 1:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn English as a Second Language at free drop-in tutoring sessions. All levels of English are welcome and learners may attend as many times as they wish. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time for each session. Sponsored by Washtenaw Literacy and Eastern Michigan University.

Find out more »

Community Art Collage

Tuesday, March 31 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Throughout Spring Break we will be decorating hexagons with bottle caps to create a giant honeycomb collage from recycled materials that will live in the library!

Find out more »

Knitting Plus

Tuesday, March 31 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

Find out more »

Y on the Fly

Tuesday, March 31 | 6:15 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Y on the Fly brings the YMCA to the library! The Y van is loaded with sports equipment, parachutes, nets, hula hoops, jump ropes, games, sidewalk chalk and other fun activities for inside or outside the library, depending on the weather. Trained Y coaches

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April 2020

COMMUNITY ART COLLAGE

Wednesday, April 1 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Throughout Spring Break we will be decoratinghexagons with bottle caps to create a giant honeycomb collage from recycled materials that will live in the library!

Find out more »

Drop-in Writing

Wednesday, April 1 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

At these weekly drop-in sessions patrons can bring any kind of writing (a poem, memoir, blog post, business plan, short story...) and collaboratively discuss and receive feedback on that writing with an EMU-trained writing consultant as part of Ypsi Writes.

Find out more »

Tween Reading Circle

Wednesday, April 1 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Take turns reading aloud from short story collections and discuss the stories over snacks. Join us every week if you can, or just drop in. Lasts 30 minutes; ages 9-12.

Find out more »

ESL Drop-In Tutoring Cancelled

Thursday, April 2 | 1:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn English as a Second Language at free drop-in tutoring sessions. All levels of English are welcome and learners may attend as many times as they wish. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time for each session. Sponsored by Washtenaw Literacy and Eastern Michigan University.

Find out more »

Community Art Collage

Thursday, April 2 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Throughout Spring Break we will be decorating hexagons with bottle caps to create a giant honeycomb collage from recycled materials that will live in the library!

Find out more »

Tween Book Club

Thursday, April 2 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

We will have a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack together. Registration required:734-482-4110 x1390

Find out more »

Ypsilanti Open Meditation

Friday, April 3 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meditation encourages and develops concentration, clarity, emotional optimism, and positive ways of being. Ypsilanti Open Meditation is offering weekly Friday drop-in guided meditation by experienced mindfulness teachers.

Find out more »

Community Art Collage

Friday, April 3 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Throughout Spring Break we will be decoratinghexagons with bottle caps to create a giant honeycomb collage from recycled materials that will live in the library!

Find out more »

Family Read Cooking

Saturday, April 4 | 4:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
Mexican food

Make a quesadilla and enjoy vegan Mexican Wedding Cookies as part of our Family Read "The First Rule of Punk."

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Downtown Storytime

Monday, April 6 | 10:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Introduce your child to the wonders of reading with stories, songs and a craft.

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Monday, April 6 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Youth Podcasting

Monday, April 6 | 5:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Ever wanted to develop your very own podcast series and share your life experiences with the world? From production and content to vocal performance and broadcasting, create and develop content for a library youth podcast series while learning the essent

Find out more »

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Tuesday, April 7 | 9:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. First come-first serve walk-ins accepted from 9:30-12:30, with appointments available from 1:00-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Tuesday, April 7 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. First come-first serve walk-ins accepted from 9:30-12:30, with appointments available from 1:00-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

ESL Drop-In Tutoring Cancelled

Tuesday, April 7 | 1:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn English as a Second Language at free drop-in tutoring sessions. All levels of English are welcome and learners may attend as many times as they wish. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time for each session. Sponsored by Washtenaw Literacy and Eastern Michigan University.

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Tuesday, April 7 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Teen Advisory Group

Tuesday, April 7 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Share your ideas about how the library can meet teen needs! Plan programs, recommend materials, volunteer in the community, eat snacks, and meet friends.

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Knitting Plus

Tuesday, April 7 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

Find out more »

Y on the Fly

Tuesday, April 7 | 6:15 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Y on the Fly brings the YMCA to the library! The Y van is loaded with sports equipment, parachutes, nets, hula hoops, jump ropes, games, sidewalk chalk and other fun activities for inside or outside the library, depending on the weather. Trained Y coaches

Find out more »

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Wednesday, April 8 | 9:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. Appointments available from from 9:30-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

ESL Book Group

Wednesday, April 8 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reading various books and discussing them is a fun way to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, and American culture. Learners with intermediate or advanced ESL reading levels are welcome to join. Book club runs in fall, winter, and spring, Registration requ

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Wednesday, April 8 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Drop-in Writing

Wednesday, April 8 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

At these weekly drop-in sessions patrons can bring any kind of writing (a poem, memoir, blog post, business plan, short story...) and collaboratively discuss and receive feedback on that writing with an EMU-trained writing consultant as part of Ypsi Writes.

Find out more »

Tween Reading Circle

Wednesday, April 8 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Take turns reading aloud from short story collections and discuss the stories over snacks. Join us every week if you can, or just drop in. Lasts 30 minutes; ages 9-12.

Find out more »

Community Drum Circle

Wednesday, April 8 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Using rhythm to communicate, we collaborate with our neighbors of all ages in this creative musical experience. No drumming experience necessary. We will begin each session with a short tutorial. You may bring your own drum or percussion instrument, or us

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ESL Drop-In Tutoring Cancelled

Thursday, April 9 | 1:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn English as a Second Language at free drop-in tutoring sessions. All levels of English are welcome and learners may attend as many times as they wish. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time for each session. Sponsored by Washtenaw Literacy and Eastern Michigan University.

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Thursday, April 9 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Read to LibbyLulu the Library Dog

Thursday, April 9 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reading to a Therapaws dog helps kids become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot. Register: 734-482-4110 x1390

Find out more »

Ypsilanti Open Meditation

Friday, April 10 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meditation encourages and develops concentration, clarity, emotional optimism, and positive ways of being. Ypsilanti Open Meditation is offering weekly Friday drop-in guided meditation by experienced mindfulness teachers.

Find out more »

Parents as Teachers

Friday, April 10 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Parents are their child’s most influential teachers! Join early childhood professionals to build a support network, tackle challenging problems, learn from and support each other, let your children interact with others and have fun. Designed for parents-to-be, and parents who have children up to 5 years old, RSVP at 734-484-9944. Led by SOS Community Services staff trained in the Parents as Teachers’ Born to Learn Curriculum.

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LNGO Crafternoons

Friday, April 10 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Every other Friday you’ll be introduced to a newcraft. We’ll provide supplies and equipment, and you'll get to explore lots of different creative projects! 1/17 Melt & Pour Soap 1/31 Embroidery Sampler 2/14 Paper Flowers 2/28 Textile Baskets 3/13 Resin Play! 3/27 Fairy House 4/10 Fairy House, cont’d 4/24 Glass Mosaics 5/8 Glass Mosaic, cont’d 5/22 Students’ Choice

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Guitar Club for Adults

Saturday, April 11 | 10:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Guitar Club is for guitar players of all levels and ages (18+). We teach each other songs, listen, collaborate and learn to play guitars together. Acoustic, electric and all other types of guitars are welcome.

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DIY Products: Jelly Soaps

Saturday, April 11 | 3:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Create DIY shower jelly soaps out of liquid soap and gelatin then customize them with a variety of additives. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Downtown Storytime

Monday, April 13 | 10:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Introduce your child to the wonders of reading with stories, songs and a craft.

Find out more »

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Tuesday, April 14 | 9:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. First come-first serve walk-ins accepted from 9:30-12:30, with appointments available from 1:00-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Tuesday, April 14 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get free tax preparation! This service targets people with low to moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. First come-first serve walk-ins accepted from 9:30-12:30, with appointments available from 1:00-3:00. Call 734-482-4110 x1385

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Tuesday, April 14 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Cartooning and Comic Book Drawing

Tuesday, April 14 | 5:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn the skills for drawing your own favorite super hero or cartoon, along with techniques to design heroes and villains of your own creation! We’ll cover perspective, shading, and dimensions, and we’ll discuss how to develop original stories and narrati

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Knitting Plus

Tuesday, April 14 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

Find out more »

Y on the Fly

Tuesday, April 14 | 6:15 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Y on the Fly brings the YMCA to the library! The Y van is loaded with sports equipment, parachutes, nets, hula hoops, jump ropes, games, sidewalk chalk and other fun activities for inside or outside the library, depending on the weather. Trained Y coaches

Find out more »

ESL Book Group

Wednesday, April 15 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reading various books and discussing them is a fun way to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, and American culture. Learners with intermediate or advanced ESL reading levels are welcome to join. Book club runs in fall, winter, and spring, Registration requ

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Wednesday, April 15 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Drop-in Writing

Wednesday, April 15 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

At these weekly drop-in sessions patrons can bring any kind of writing (a poem, memoir, blog post, business plan, short story...) and collaboratively discuss and receive feedback on that writing with an EMU-trained writing consultant as part of Ypsi Writes.

Find out more »

Family Maker Night

Wednesday, April 15 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Create, explore, and enjoy being together as a family. Each week, we’ll provide pizza and all the supplies you need to explore a different tool or challenge. Sew, knit, build, create inventions, and more! Parent must be present.1/15 Waffle Fantasia: Use a waffle maker for everything but waffles 2/19 Soap Making: Make fun and smelly soaps to take home 3/18 Rockin’ the World: Make kindness rocks, rock critters, start a rock tumbler project 4/15 Great Growing: Welcome spring with plantings…

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826 MI Tutoring

Thursday, April 16 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Kids Book Club

Thursday, April 16 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

We will have a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack together.

Find out more »

Ypsilanti Open Meditation

Friday, April 17 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meditation encourages and develops concentration, clarity, emotional optimism, and positive ways of being. Ypsilanti Open Meditation is offering weekly Friday drop-in guided meditation by experienced mindfulness teachers.

Find out more »

Parents as Teachers

Friday, April 17 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Parents are their child’s most influential teachers! Join early childhood professionals to build a support network, tackle challenging problems, learn from and support each other, let your children interact with others and have fun. Designed for parents-to-be, and parents who have children up to 5 years old, RSVP at 734-484-9944. Led by SOS Community Services staff trained in the Parents as Teachers’ Born to Learn Curriculum.

Find out more »

African American Genealogy

Saturday, April 18 | 10:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

The work of African American Genealogy is a challenge with great rewards, and we invite you to learn about the process with us. Each session will focus on a different resource or technique to help you discover your family history. No meeting in July.

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Earth Day Craft: Water Bottle Sculptures

Saturday, April 18 | 3:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reuse plastic bottles to make stunning, colorful water bottle spiral sculptures. Learn about the impact of water bottles on the environment. We will have water bottles but please bring as many clean water bottles as you can.

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Earth Day Rally

Sunday, April 19 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Come join our Teen Advisory Groups who have planned this event to celebrate Earth Day! We will be sharing ideas on how to minimize our carbon footprint and keep our planet green, as well as taking action to spread this message to the citizens of Ypsilanti! This event will start at the downtown Michigan Avenue location.

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Downtown Storytime

Monday, April 20 | 10:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Introduce your child to the wonders of reading with stories, songs and a craft.

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Monday, April 20 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Youth Podcasting

Monday, April 20 | 5:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Ever wanted to develop your very own podcast series and share your life experiences with the world? From production and content to vocal performance and broadcasting, create and develop content for a library youth podcast series while learning the essent

Find out more »

Buttons and Bottle Caps

Tuesday, April 21 | 4:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Create your own pin buttons and bottle cap magnets using your own personal creative spin! Whether it be pictures or fun designs—your creations will be a hit on your fridge, backpack or in your locker!

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826 MI Tutoring

Tuesday, April 21 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Knitting Plus

Tuesday, April 21 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

Find out more »

Knitting Plus

Tuesday, April 21 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

Find out more »

Knitting Plus

Tuesday, April 21 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

Find out more »

Y on the Fly

Tuesday, April 21 | 6:15 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Y on the Fly brings the YMCA to the library! The Y van is loaded with sports equipment, parachutes, nets, hula hoops, jump ropes, games, sidewalk chalk and other fun activities for inside or outside the library, depending on the weather. Trained Y coaches

Find out more »

ESL Book Group

Wednesday, April 22 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reading various books and discussing them is a fun way to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, and American culture. Learners with intermediate or advanced ESL reading levels are welcome to join. Book club runs in fall, winter, and spring, Registration requ

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Wednesday, April 22 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Drop-in Writing

Wednesday, April 22 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

At these weekly drop-in sessions patrons can bring any kind of writing (a poem, memoir, blog post, business plan, short story...) and collaboratively discuss and receive feedback on that writing with an EMU-trained writing consultant as part of Ypsi Writes.

Find out more »

Tween Reading Circle

Wednesday, April 22 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Take turns reading aloud from short story collections and discuss the stories over snacks. Join us every week if you can, or just drop in. Lasts 30 minutes; ages 9-12.

Find out more »

YDL Songwriting Group

Wednesday, April 22 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

In YDL Songwriting Group, we share songs we have written and give feedback (or just listen), as requested by each individual songwriter.

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YDL Songwriting Group

Wednesday, April 22 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

In YDL Songwriting Group, we share songs we have written and give feedback (or just listen), as requested by each individual songwriter.

Find out more »

826 MI Tutoring

Thursday, April 23 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

Find out more »

Read to LibbyLulu the Library Dog

Thursday, April 23 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reading to a Therapaws dog helps kids become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot. Register: 734-482-4110 x1390

Find out more »

Parents as Teachers

Friday, April 24 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Parents are their child’s most influential teachers! Join early childhood professionals to build a support network, tackle challenging problems, learn from and support each other, let your children interact with others and have fun. Designed for parents-to-be, and parents who have children up to 5 years old, RSVP at 734-484-9944. Led by SOS Community Services staff trained in the Parents as Teachers’ Born to Learn Curriculum.

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Ypsilanti Open Meditation

Friday, April 24 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meditation encourages and develops concentration, clarity, emotional optimism, and positive ways of being. Ypsilanti Open Meditation is offering weekly Friday drop-in guided meditation by experienced mindfulness teachers.

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LNGO Crafternoons

Friday, April 24 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Every other Friday you’ll be introduced to a newcraft. We’ll provide supplies and equipment, and you'll get to explore lots of different creative projects! 1/17 Melt & Pour Soap 1/31 Embroidery Sampler 2/14 Paper Flowers 2/28 Textile Baskets 3/13 Resin Play! 3/27 Fairy House 4/10 Fairy House, cont’d 4/24 Glass Mosaics 5/8 Glass Mosaic, cont’d 5/22 Students’ Choice

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Teen STEAM Café

Friday, April 24 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us for interactive, lively discussions on STEM careers with professionals in various fields that you may have never heard about! Dinner and activities will also be incorporated into our TEEN ONLY Cafes!

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Guitar Club for Adults

Saturday, April 25 | 10:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Guitar Club is for guitar players of all levels and ages (18+). We teach each other songs, listen, collaborate and learn to play guitars together. Acoustic, electric and all other types of guitars are welcome.

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Organic Backyard Orchard

Saturday, April 25 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Michigan ranks as one of the top states for fruit production! Learn how to establish and nurture healthy, organic urban landscapes that are integrated with native plants and edible fruit. Planting, pests, diseases, pruning and maintenance will be explained.

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Apple Tree Seed Planting & Storytime

Saturday, April 25 | 3:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Fun and educational activities about fruit trees. You'll be able to sample some fruit, decorate and label a pot, extract seeds from your fruit and plant the seeds in your pot to take home. Presented by Dawn Hughes from Urban Arbor Care.

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Downtown Storytime

Monday, April 27 | 10:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Introduce your child to the wonders of reading with stories, songs and a craft.

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826 MI Tutoring

Monday, April 27 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

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826 MI Tutoring

Tuesday, April 28 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

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Cartooning and Comic Book Drawing

Tuesday, April 28 | 5:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn the skills for drawing your own favorite super hero or cartoon, along with techniques to design heroes and villains of your own creation! We’ll cover perspective, shading, and dimensions, and we’ll discuss how to develop original stories and narrati

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Knitting Plus

Tuesday, April 28 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Open to all, any handcraft welcome. As a special feature, enjoy “oldie but goodie” films on the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your own supplies. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour.

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Y on the Fly

Tuesday, April 28 | 6:15 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Y on the Fly brings the YMCA to the library! The Y van is loaded with sports equipment, parachutes, nets, hula hoops, jump ropes, games, sidewalk chalk and other fun activities for inside or outside the library, depending on the weather. Trained Y coaches

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ESL Book Group

Wednesday, April 29 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Reading various books and discussing them is a fun way to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, and American culture. Learners with intermediate or advanced ESL reading levels are welcome to join. Book club runs in fall, winter, and spring, Registration requ

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826 MI Tutoring

Wednesday, April 29 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

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Drop-in Writing

Wednesday, April 29 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

At these weekly drop-in sessions patrons can bring any kind of writing (a poem, memoir, blog post, business plan, short story...) and collaboratively discuss and receive feedback on that writing with an EMU-trained writing consultant as part of Ypsi Writes.

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Tween Reading Circle

Wednesday, April 29 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Take turns reading aloud from short story collections and discuss the stories over snacks. Join us every week if you can, or just drop in. Lasts 30 minutes; ages 9-12.

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Free Legal Advice Day CANCELLED

Thursday, April 30 | 10:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

In celebration of Law Day USA, the Washtenaw County Bar Association’s New Lawyers Section is sponsoring “No Fees Day.” Get 20 minutes of free legal advice. To schedule your appointment, call 996-3229, starting April 16. Walk-ins welcome as time allows.

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826 MI Tutoring

Thursday, April 30 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

826michigan offers completely free tutoring programs for students ages 8 to 18. Tutoring includes homework help as well as dedicated time for reading and writing. Students may arrive at any time, at any point in the school year while the program is running and receive homework help from one of our tutors in any academic subject. Students must bring homework assignments and study materials with them to tutoring, and parents or guardians must accompany students and complete registration paperwork either…

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May 2020

Ypsilanti Open Meditation

Friday, May 1 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meditation encourages and develops concentration, clarity, emotional optimism, and positive ways of being. Ypsilanti Open Meditation is offering weekly Friday drop-in guided meditation by experienced mindfulness teachers.

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Parents as Teachers

Friday, May 1 | 11:00 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Parents are their child’s most influential teachers! Join early childhood professionals to build a support network, tackle challenging problems, learn from and support each other, let your children interact with others and have fun. Designed for parents-to-be, and parents who have children up to 5 years old, RSVP at 734-484-9944. Led by SOS Community Services staff trained in the Parents as Teachers’ Born to Learn Curriculum.

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Ypsi Writes: Mother’s/Father’s Day Drop-in Writing

Saturday, May 2 | 2:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Who deserves a special note more than those wonderful moms and dads and grandparents and others who are always there for us! Drop in to write alongside grateful others and create special cards to share with your loved ones. Material and writing consultants provided.

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Downtown Storytime

Monday, May 4 | 10:30 am
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Introduce your child to the wonders of reading with stories, songs and a craft.

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Youth Podcasting

Monday, May 4 | 5:30 pm
YDL-Michigan, 229 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Ever wanted to develop your very own podcast series and share your life experiences with the world? From production and content to vocal performance and broadcasting, create and develop content for a library youth podcast series while learning the essent

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