February 2020: Youth Events

Escanaba Public Library
400 Ludington St. 789-7328

• FAMILY FUN GAMES: Saturday, February 1. 1 p.m. Families are invited for board games and crafts.
• TODDLER TIME: Wednesdays, February 5, 12 and 19. 10:30 a.m. Toddlers are their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, movement, puppets and crafts.
• LIBRARY BABIES: Fridays, February 7 and 14. 10:30 a.m. Babies ages 3 to 23 months along with a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, activities and socializing.
• LEGO CLUB: Saturday, February 8. 10:30 a.m. Children and their parents are invited. Bring your own LEGOS.

Gwinn—Forsyth Township Public Library
180 W. Flint St. 346-3433

• TAPE RESIST PAINTING FOR OLDER KIDS: Wednesday, January 29. 4 p.m. School-age children are invited to paint on canvas boards.
• EVENING STORYTIME & COOKIE DECORATING: Wednesday, February 5. 6 p.m. Families are invited for a Valentine’s story and sugar cookie decorating.
• STORY TIME: Fridays, February 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10:30 a.m. Youth ages 4 and older are invited for a craft activity with watercolors and tissue paper.
• AFTER SCHOOL LEGO CLUB: Wednesday, February 19. 4 p.m. Youth are invited for LEGO building.

Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library
317 N. Main St.

• DIY PAPER SPINNERS: Saturday, February 1. 2 p.m. Youth are invited to make spinners from paper and twine.
• TOT TUESDAY: Tuesdays, February 4, 11 and 18. 11 a.m. Toddlers and preschoolers are welcome for stories, crafts and songs.
•  VALENTINE’S CRAFTS: Saturday, February 8. 2 p.m. Create a variety of Valentine’s Day-inspired crafts.
•  SALT PAINING: Saturday, February 22. 2 p.m. Create a art project using salt and paint.

Marquette—Peter White Public Library
217 N. Front St. 226-4323

• SENSORY STORYTIME: Saturdays, February 1 and 22. 10:30 a.m. This sensory-friendly storytime has songs, stories movement activities and extra time for sensory play at the end.
• CREATIVE MOVEMENT: Tuesdays, February 4 and 25. 4:30 p.m. Students in grades 1 through 3 are invited for dance games, rhythm activities and more.
• CHESS FOR KIDS: Monday, February 24. 4:30 p.m. Youth ages 6 and older are invited for chess.
• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME. Thursdays, February 6, 13 and 27. 1 p.m. Youth ages 3 and 4, with an adult, are invited stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. Siblings welcome.
• DUMBLEDORE’S ARMY: Monday, February 10. 4:30 p.m. Youth in grades 4 to 6 are invited to discuss Harry Potter.
• MUGGLES FOR POTTER GRADES 2 & 3: Monday, February 3. 4:30 p.m. Youth in grades 2 and 3 are invited to listen to Harry Potter read aloud.
• #CHILLVIBES: Tuesdays, February 11. 4:30 p.m. Youth are invited for puzzles, crafts, coloring and sensory-friendly activities.
• INDY HUB: Wednesday, February 5, 12 and 26. 1 p.m. Youth ages 8 and older are invited for independent hands-on creative activities.
• LITTLE BOOKWORMS: Wednesdays, February 5, 12 and 26. 11 a.m. Youth ages 5 and older are invited for school-readiness art, pre-literacy skills, stories and songs.
• PAW PALS WITH PET PARTNERS. Thursdays, February 6, 13 and 20. 6 p.m. Children are invited to read to a friendly, calm dog.
• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME FOR 3’s and 4s’. Mondays, February 3, 10 and 24. 11 a.m. Youth ages 3 and 4, with an adult, are invited for stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. Siblings welcome.
• LEGO CLUB: Fridays, February 7, 14 and 28. 4:30 p.m. LEGO enthusiasts are invited to build LEGO projects.
• TODDLER STORYTIME: Mondays and Wednesdays, February 3, 5, 10, 12, 24 and 26. 10:15 a.m. Toddlers ages 18 to 36-months, with an adult, are invited for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. Siblings welcome.
• WONDER BABIES: Thursdays and Fridays, February 6, 7, 13, 14, 27 and 28. 10:15 a.m. Newborns to toddlers are 17 months are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays.
• SATURDAY BOOK BABIES. Saturday, February 15. 10:30 a.m. Newborns to toddlers age 24-months are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and playtime.
• BIBLIOTHERAPY STORYTIME: FRIENDSHIP & SHARING: Tuesday, February 25. 6:30 p.m. This storytime is designed to help children think about, understand and work through social and emotional concerns through books. Registration required.

Marquette —Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911
Members free; nonmembers, youth younger than 2, free; age 2 and older, $6.

• GUARDIANS OF WOW: Friday, February 7. Youth, 4 to 6 p.m. Parent meeting, 4:30 p.m. Youth 8 to 18 will learn how to help with the animals, interact with exhibits and be a leader in the museum during this FREE program.
• KID BIZNESS: Friday, February 7. 4 p.m. Young entrepreneurs will learn about creating and selling products.
• SCHOOL OF ROCK: Friday, February 7. 6:30 p.m. Join Deklan Marshall for a live jam session.
• SECOND THURSDAY CREATIVITY SERIES: Thursday, February 13. 5:30 p.m. Youth are invited for a pajama party with crafts, music and Culver’s frozen custard sundae bar.
• U.P. 200 WARM UP PARTY: Friday, February 14. 5 to 7 p.m. Warm up before the start of the U.P. 200 with hot chocolate, cookies and sled-dog themed activities.
• LIZARDRY: Wednesday, February 19. 4 to 6 p.m. Gain hands-on experience handling reptiles with veterinarian Dr. Shevy and helpers.
• LOW SENSORY DAY: Thursday, February 20. 3 to 7:30 p.m. The lights will be dimmed and the music turned off.
• MR. JIM’S TODDLER CLUBHOUSE: Monday through Friday. 11 a.m. Toddlers and their caregivers do hands-on activities together.
• PJ’s ALL DAY: Mondays, February 3, 10, 17 and 24. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wear your pajamas and play with crafts.
• ROCKIN’ TODDLERS: Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop in for a rockin’ good time.
• KIDS TAKE OVER CRAFTS DAY: Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19 and 26. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Create crafts from the museum’s craft materials.
• PIZZA NIGHT: Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20 and 27. 5:30 p.m. $6 for pizza.
• PLAYTIME CAFÉ: Fridays, February 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tea and cookies will be available.

Negaunee Public Library
319 W. Case St. 475-7700, ext. 18
• READING RUGRATS: Mondays, February 3, 10, 17 and 24. 10:30 a.m. This lapsit storytime is for infants to toddlers age 3.
• BUILDING STORYTIME: Mondays, February 3, 10, 17 and 24. 11 a.m. Youth ages 3 and older are invited for stocking and block building.

Munising – Alger Parks & Recreation Building
413 Maple St. 387-2125 or ksippl@greatstartma.org
• COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP: Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25. 9:30 a.m. Families with children are invited for crafts, storytime, activities and a snack.
• OPEN GYM: Thursday, February 13. 3:30 p.m. Families with children are invited for physical activities.

Munising Schools Public Library
810 M-28 West, Ste. A.387-2125 or ksippl@greatstartma.org
• BOOK OWLS: Tuesdays, February 6. 6 p.m. Families with children are invited for a story, craft and a snack.

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