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YDL-Whittaker

5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
734-482-4110 www.ypsilibrary.org
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The largest location of the Ypsilanti District Library, YDL-Whittaker is located on Whittaker Road near the Ypsilanti Township Civic Center. It is accessible by bus route #46, is on a shared use bike and pedestrian path, and has ample parking.

Ypsilanti District Library Whittaker Road

January 2020

Drop-in Writing

Saturday, January 25 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Calling all writers! Looking for feedback? Drop in on Saturdays and talk with a writing consultant courtesy of EMU's Office of Campus and Community Writing. Any kind of writing is welcome, from a poem to a business plan.

Find out more »

Open Studio: ART

Saturday, January 25 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Use supplies from our Creative Toolkits duringthis open studio art meet up led by members of the teen advisory. Drop in, listen to music and chat while you get creative!

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TYDL Wave: Anime Club

Saturday, January 25 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Drop in an watch anime with other fans, stay for a discussion led by long time members Madison, Bri and Jeff. Plus snacks!

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Library Lab: Domino Topple

Saturday, January 25 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Help build a giant domino chain, then watch it topple! Sponsored by the Zeal Credit Union.

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Baby Storytime

Monday, January 27 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Inspire a love for books in your future reader through songs, stories, movement, and rhyme. Stay afterward to play and socialize with other caregivers.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Monday, January 27 | 11:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Your little one will learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fast-paced storytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute play, and books. Sometimes a digital storytime component will be offered.Tuesday's storytime is a duplicate of Monday

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, January 28 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fastpacedstorytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute, and books.

Find out more »

Teen Advisory Group

Tuesday, January 28 | 4:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join the Teen Advisory Group! Plan programs, write grants, develop leadership skills, meet friends, help your community, build your resume. Apply online ypsilibrary.org/tag.

Find out more »

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Tuesday, January 28 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn how to create a presentation and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

Find out more »

African American Authors Book Group

Tuesday, January 28 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us for lively discussions of books by African American Authors. Jan 28   Queenie, by Candice Carty-Williams Feb 25   The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates Mar 31   In West Mills, by DeShawn Charles Winslow Apr 28   The Last days of Ptolemy Grey, by Walter Mosley May 26  Blissfield, by Heather Neff  

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Film Club with Perry Seibert

Tuesday, January 28 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Watch and discuss great films picked by Film Club host Perry Seibert, local film critic and co-host of the podcast "We're Watching Here". Informal discussions--share your love of talking about movies! Film shown 1st meeting of month, discussion at 2nd meeting. January 14th and 28th: F for Fake (1974, Orson Welles)

Find out more »

Diabetes PATH

Wednesday, January 29 | 10:00 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

A 6-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed for people living with diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms, in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 16 people per workshop. To register call 734- 482-4110 x2411

Find out more »

Terrific Threes Storytime

Wednesday, January 29 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Each week we'll meet at the puppet theater for stories, books, rhymes, games, songs, crafts and the parachute. We'll toss in an occasional science experiment and art experience for even more pre literacy fun.

Find out more »

Mystery Lovers Book Group

Wednesday, January 29 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Calling all Mystery Lovers! Check out a new mystery title each month.  Titles this season include: Jan 29, Widows of Malabar Hill, by Sujata Massey Feb 26, A Trick of Light, by Louise Penny Mar 25, Winter Study, by Nevada Barr Apr 29, The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides May 27, The Frangipani Tree Mystery, by Ovidia Yu  

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Free Writing – A Place to Begin

Wednesday, January 29 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

The perfect way to begin writing is just to write. Prompts will be given as a jumping off points for timed writings. This is an YpsiWrites program in partnership with EMU’s Office of Campus & Community Writing. Register online or call 734-482-4110 ext 2411 Fill out my Wufoo form!

Find out more »

Jumpstart Storytime

Thursday, January 30 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This storytime focuses on developing a love of learning and soft skills for kindergarten readiness. 4's and 5's will meet in the story room for 10 - 15 minutes and then join younger siblings and caregivers for stories, parachute, rhythm, music, manipulati

Find out more »

Yarn, Hooks and Needles

Thursday, January 30 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us every week on Thursday evening to knit, crochet, and socialize! Bring your supplies and work on your own handicraft projects. Knitting and crochet instruction is available, everyone is welcome.

Find out more »

Introduction to Google Calendar

Thursday, January 30 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

With a Google account, learn the basics for setting up your Google Calendar to schedule and manage your events and appointments, share event information, and send notifications/reminders to your devices. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Starry Night Storytime

Thursday, January 30 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Stories and songs in a cozy setting at a convenient time for the whole family.

Find out more »

February 2020

Microsoft Word I

Saturday, February 1 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

An introduction to word processing: create, format, select, copy, paste, and edit text. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Music and Meditation Storytime

Saturday, February 1 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join children's meditation experts for stories, music, and activities to build relaxation skills.

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Drop-in Writing

Saturday, February 1 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Calling all writers! Looking for feedback? Drop in on Saturdays and talk with a writing consultant courtesy of EMU's Office of Campus and Community Writing. Any kind of writing is welcome, from a poem to a business plan.

Find out more »
lab

Library Lab: STEM Stations

Saturday, February 1 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join F.E.M.M.E.S from the University of Michigan for engaging, hands-on STEM activities presented in a fun, exploratory environment.

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Using the Library Catalog and MeLCat

Saturday, February 1 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn how to use YDL’s online catalog to find, request and renew items. To borrow items from hundreds of Michigan libraries for checkout at YDL, learn how to use MeLCat, the Michigan eLibrary’s interlibrary loan service. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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dungeons and dragons

Dungeons and Dragons Meetup

Sunday, February 2 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meet up and play Dungeons and Dragons with members of the Teen Advisory. All supplies and snacks provided.

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Baby Storytime

Monday, February 3 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Inspire a love for books in your future reader through songs, stories, movement, and rhyme. Stay afterward to play and socialize with other caregivers.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 3 | 11:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Your little one will learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fast-paced storytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute play, and books. Sometimes a digital storytime component will be offered.Tuesday's storytime is a duplicate of Monday

Find out more »

Coding: VidCode

Monday, February 3 | 4:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Upload photos, illustrations, videos and audio and manipulate them with code and learn how to connect computer programming to the media in creative ways.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 4 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fastpacedstorytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute, and books.

Find out more »

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher

Tuesday, February 4 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn the basics for creating greeting cards, flyers, and calendars including page layout and formatting text and images. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

Find out more »

Diabetes PATH

Wednesday, February 5 | 10:00 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

A 6-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed for people living with diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms, in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 16 people per workshop. To register call 734- 482-4110 x2411

Find out more »

Terrific Threes Storytime

Wednesday, February 5 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Each week we'll meet at the puppet theater for stories, books, rhymes, games, songs, crafts and the parachute. We'll toss in an occasional science experiment and art experience for even more pre literacy fun.

Find out more »

Microsoft Excel I

Wednesday, February 5 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

A basic introduction to spreadsheets: enter and edit data, select cell ranges, format cells, use the fill handle, and create simple formulas. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Free Writing – A Place to Begin

Wednesday, February 5 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

The perfect way to begin writing is just to write. Prompts will be given as a jumping off points for timed writings. This is an YpsiWrites program in partnership with EMU’s Office of Campus & Community Writing. Register online or call 734-482-4110 ext 2411 Fill out my Wufoo form!

Find out more »

AARP Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 6 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
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 required and are available from 10:00am-4:00pm. Call 734-482-4110 x2411 to schedule yours.

Find out more »

Thursday Morning Book Group

Thursday, February 6 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us for interesting and lively discussions of a variety of books.

Find out more »

Jumpstart Storytime

Thursday, February 6 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This storytime focuses on developing a love of learning and soft skills for kindergarten readiness. 4's and 5's will meet in the story room for 10 - 15 minutes and then join younger siblings and caregivers for stories, parachute, rhythm, music, manipulati

Find out more »

SAT Math Prep

Thursday, February 6 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 19, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get ready for the math portion of the SAT by working through practice problems with Geetha Elangovan.

Find out more »

Yarn, Hooks and Needles

Thursday, February 6 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us every week on Thursday evening to knit, crochet, and socialize! Bring your supplies and work on your own handicraft projects. Knitting and crochet instruction is available, everyone is welcome.

Find out more »

Starry Night Storytime

Thursday, February 6 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Stories and songs in a cozy setting at a convenient time for the whole family.

Find out more »

African American Genealogy Through Story

Thursday, February 6 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Stories passed on in African American families may be the only record of their past. Jean Winborn and Cheryl Garnett of the Fred HartWilliams Genealogical Society will show how you may be able to verify that information using standard genealogy resources.

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Mousing & Typing the Net

Thursday, February 6 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This class is designed to help individuals who have never used a computer before. Learn basic mouse skills and/or practice typing using online self-paced tutorials. No prior computer experience required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Rainbow Storytime

Saturday, February 8 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us each month for songs, crafts, and stories of diversity, acceptance, love, friendship, and all the colors of the rainbow!

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Drop-in Writing

Saturday, February 8 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Calling all writers! Looking for feedback? Drop in on Saturdays and talk with a writing consultant courtesy of EMU's Office of Campus and Community Writing. Any kind of writing is welcome, from a poem to a business plan.

Find out more »
love

Ypsi Writes: Valentine’s Day

Saturday, February 8 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Drop in to write with other romantics from 826michigan and C2W volunteers for this special session of Ypsi Writes. Make Valentine's Day cards and write a love letter to someone.

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The Frog Prince

Saturday, February 8 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

After a spell is cast turning a stuck-up prince into a frog, his only hope of being saved is a spoiled princess who is dealing with her own problems. Can they help each other learn the value of friendship or are they doomed to their slimy ways? Bring the whole family to this fun afternoonof live theatre with actors from the Black and Brown Theatre.

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Make Mochi

Saturday, February 8 | 3:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn to make colorful rice cakes and take home (or eat) a variety of flavors and fillings.

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Baby Storytime

Monday, February 10 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Inspire a love for books in your future reader through songs, stories, movement, and rhyme. Stay afterward to play and socialize with other caregivers.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 10 | 11:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Your little one will learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fast-paced storytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute play, and books. Sometimes a digital storytime component will be offered.Tuesday's storytime is a duplicate of Monday

Find out more »

Coding: VidCode

Monday, February 10 | 4:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Upload photos, illustrations, videos and audio and manipulate them with code and learn how to connect computer programming to the media in creative ways.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 11 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fastpacedstorytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute, and books.

Find out more »

Teen Advisory Group

Tuesday, February 11 | 4:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join the Teen Advisory Group! Plan programs, write grants, develop leadership skills, meet friends, help your community, build your resume. Apply online ypsilibrary.org/tag.

Find out more »

Introduction to Google Drive

Tuesday, February 11 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

With a Google account, Google Drive provides access to free web-based applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. You will learn to create, store, access, and share your files online. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Super Readers: Alpha Squadron

Tuesday, February 11 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Literacy fun for emergent readers.

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Film Club with Perry Siebert

Tuesday, February 11 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Watch and discuss great films picked by Film Club host Perry Siebert, local film critic and co-host of the podcast "We're Watching Here". Informal discussions--share your love of talking about movies! Film shown 1st meeting of month, discussion at 2nd meeting. February 11th and 25th: The Conversation (1974, Francis Ford Coppola)

Find out more »

Diabetes PATH

Wednesday, February 12 | 10:00 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

A 6-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed for people living with diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms, in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 16 people per workshop. To register call 734- 482-4110 x2411

Find out more »

Terrific Threes Storytime

Wednesday, February 12 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Each week we'll meet at the puppet theater for stories, books, rhymes, games, songs, crafts and the parachute. We'll toss in an occasional science experiment and art experience for even more pre literacy fun.

Find out more »

Microsoft Excel II

Wednesday, February 12 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn to apply functions, filter data, create charts, and print worksheets. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

Find out more »

Free Writing – A Place to Begin

Wednesday, February 12 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

The perfect way to begin writing is just to write. Prompts will be given as a jumping off points for timed writings. This is an YpsiWrites program in partnership with EMU’s Office of Campus & Community Writing. Register online or call 734-482-4110 ext 2411 Fill out my Wufoo form!

Find out more »

AARP Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 13 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
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 required and are available from 10:00am-4:00pm. Call 734-482-4110 x2411 to schedule yours.

Find out more »

Jumpstart Storytime

Thursday, February 13 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This storytime focuses on developing a love of learning and soft skills for kindergarten readiness. 4's and 5's will meet in the story room for 10 - 15 minutes and then join younger siblings and caregivers for stories, parachute, rhythm, music, manipulati

Find out more »

SAT Math Prep

Thursday, February 13 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 19, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get ready for the math portion of the SAT by working through practice problems with Geetha Elangovan.

Find out more »

TAB: Tween Advisory Board

Thursday, February 13 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us for food, fun, and conversation with your peers. We plan library activities and make and do interesting things.

Find out more »

Yarn, Hooks and Needles

Thursday, February 13 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us every week on Thursday evening to knit, crochet, and socialize! Bring your supplies and work on your own handicraft projects. Knitting and crochet instruction is available, everyone is welcome.

Find out more »

Starry Night Storytime

Thursday, February 13 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Stories and songs in a cozy setting at a convenient time for the whole family.

Find out more »

PC Basics: Meet the Computer

Thursday, February 13 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn the parts and proper use of the computer and Windows basics including opening/closing applications and managing files/folders. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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TinkerLab

Friday, February 14 | 11:00 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Use a variety of papers and art supplies to make valentines at this session of TinkerLab. Tinkering allows young children to learn through hands-on experiences and provides unstructured time to explore, test and create. Join us for different themes each session!

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Microsoft Word II

Saturday, February 15 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn to create and format tables, insert images, create bulleted and numbered lists, and insert tabs. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Parachute Storytime

Saturday, February 15 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Stories, songs, and movement with theparachute every week to build body and hand strength.

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Drop-in Writing

Saturday, February 15 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Calling all writers! Looking for feedback? Drop in on Saturdays and talk with a writing consultant courtesy of EMU's Office of Campus and Community Writing. Any kind of writing is welcome, from a poem to a business plan.

Find out more »

E-Mail Basics

Saturday, February 15 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This class covers sending and retrieving messages, creating and managing folders, adding contacts, sending files as attachments, and managing junk e-mail. Participants may sign up for an e-mail account at the end of class. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Garden to Table

Saturday, February 15 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn about cooking and gardening throughout the year as part of our community garden program. January 18 - make a wild bird suet February 15 - make healthy silly snacks March 21 - Make tamales April 18 - join local beekeeper Bee Present Honey and meet actual bees and taste their honey. May Meet farm animals and help plant the garden!

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Dungeons and Dragons Meetup

Sunday, February 16 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Meet up and play Dungeons and Dragons with members of the Teen Advisory. All supplies and snacks provided.

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Baby Storytime

Monday, February 17 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Inspire a love for books in your future reader through songs, stories, movement, and rhyme. Stay afterward to play and socialize with other caregivers.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Monday, February 17 | 11:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Your little one will learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fast-paced storytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute play, and books. Sometimes a digital storytime component will be offered.Tuesday's storytime is a duplicate of Monday

Find out more »

Coding: VidCode

Monday, February 17 | 4:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Upload photos, illustrations, videos and audio and manipulate them with code and learn how to connect computer programming to the media in creative ways.

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, February 18 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn colors, shapes, and counting in this fastpacedstorytime filled with music, movement, fingerplays, parachute, and books.

Find out more »

Tween Reading Circle

Tuesday, February 18 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Read a chapter or two from The First Rule of Punk each week. Eat snacks from the book, listen to music, make art and zines. Get ready for the Family Read Celebration.

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“Ain’t I a Womanist?”

Tuesday, February 18 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

What does “lived womanism” look like? How have black women throughout history brought their whole selves into a room? Meet three little-known Black women who challenged the status quo and worked to communicate blackness and womanhood at various points in history, through a one-woman, interactive, narrative performance.

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Net a Job: Employment Resources Online

Tuesday, February 18 | 7:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn about job-hunting resources available at the Library and online. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Diabetes PATH

Wednesday, February 19 | 10:00 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

A 6-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed for people living with diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms, in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited to 16 people per workshop. To register call 734- 482-4110 x2411

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Terrific Threes Storytime

Wednesday, February 19 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Each week we'll meet at the puppet theater for stories, books, rhymes, games, songs, crafts and the parachute. We'll toss in an occasional science experiment and art experience for even more pre literacy fun.

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Introduction to Excel PivotTables

Wednesday, February 19 | 2:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Learn how to perform simple data analysis using Excel’s PivotTable feature. Reorganize and summarize selected columns and rows of data in a spreadsheet to extract desired information. Basic PC, keyboard, mouse skills and an understanding of creating formulas. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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AARP Tax Assistance

Thursday, February 20 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
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 required and are available from 10:00am-4:00pm. Call 734-482-4110 x2411 to schedule yours.

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Jumpstart Storytime

Thursday, February 20 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This storytime focuses on developing a love of learning and soft skills for kindergarten readiness. 4's and 5's will meet in the story room for 10 - 15 minutes and then join younger siblings and caregivers for stories, parachute, rhythm, music, manipulati

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Senior Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, February 20 | 1:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Participants contribute to the library by volunteering time and ideas. They learn more about library programming.

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Garden Chats Group

Thursday, February 20 | 3:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

For each meeting from 3:00-3:45 p.m., an informal session will provide attendees an opportunity to share (ask their questions, share as they wish). Then from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Biologist/Advanced Master Gardener and member of the Good Thyme Garden Club Carol Brodbeck speaks on the following topics: Jan 16: Plants Clean Indoor Air Feb 20: Feathered Pollinators on the Move (The Hummingbird) Mar 18: Unsung Pollinators (Native Bees) Apr 16: Miraculous Event in a Pollinator Nursery (The Metamorphosis of a Butterfly) May 21:…

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SAT Math Prep

Thursday, February 20 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 19, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Get ready for the math portion of the SAT by working through practice problems with Geetha Elangovan.

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Art Explorations

Thursday, February 20 | 5:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Look at the work of a different artist each month and then make art! February: Alma Thomas and color field paintings; March: Frida Kahlo and shadow boxes; April: Otomi designs and tile painting.

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Yarn, Hooks and Needles

Thursday, February 20 | 6:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join us every week on Thursday evening to knit, crochet, and socialize! Bring your supplies and work on your own handicraft projects. Knitting and crochet instruction is available, everyone is welcome.

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Internet Basics: How to Search the Web

Thursday, February 20 | 6:30 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

This class covers the browser toolbar and menu options, managing your favorite websites, and using search tools and techniques. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Fill out my Wufoo form!

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Starry Night Storytime

Thursday, February 20 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Stories and songs in a cozy setting at a convenient time for the whole family.

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Preschool Circus Camp

Friday, February 21 | 11:00 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Join movement experts from Cirque Amongus for a special circus workshop just for little ones.

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Yoga Storytime

Saturday, February 22 | 10:30 am
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Hear great stories and learn simple animated yoga poses to go with them. Children will build strength, coordination, and body awareness as they bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose, and flutter wings in butterfly. No experience necessary.

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Drop-in Writing

Saturday, February 22 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Calling all writers! Looking for feedback? Drop in on Saturdays and talk with a writing consultant courtesy of EMU's Office of Campus and Community Writing. Any kind of writing is welcome, from a poem to a business plan.

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Open Studio: ART

Saturday, February 22 | 12:00 pm
YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Use supplies from our Creative Toolkits during this open studio art meet up led by members ofthe teen advisory. Drop in, listen to music and chat while you get creative!

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