Special Events



Join us for our Winter Reading Program, open for children ages 3-12.  Beginning December 1, pick up a Winter Reading Log at the Children's Reference Desk, or print out a log from the link here.  Complete the reading and non-reading tasks.  Turn it in for a "cool" prize and to be entered into our prize drawing.  You could win gift cards to local restaurants, shopping, or fun places around town.  Completed reading logs need to be turned in by Tuesday, February 28.
Hawaiian Luau Party - Saturday, March 11, from 10:30AM-12:30 PM
Leave the cold behind and come to "Hawaii" for a luau party!  Join us for games like coconut bowling and limbo.  Make a lei, tiki mask, and umbrella drink straw.  Enjoy refreshments.
No registration is required!
Making Bird Feeders for the Garden - Sunday, February 12, 1:00PM-4:00PM
Nature during winter can make it hard for animals to find food. Join us to make bird feeders - one for the birds in the Library's garden and one to take home for your the birds in your yard. 
No registration is required!  (The program is drop-in, but you might want to allow about an hour to complete the craft.)
Sponsored by the Library Garden Club

Cardinal in Winter
The purpose of the Poetry Leaves project is to make poetry a part of the everyday lives of Waterford residents and visitors to the Township. Each May, a street exhibition of poems submitted by area poets, both the novice and the accomplished writer, hangs in the trees on the Waterford Township Civic Center campus.

One of the programs associated with the project is Kids Poetry Camp, which is a workshop for elementary students grades K-8, and will be Saturday, March 25, from 10:00a-11:30a

Please click here to register.
Spring Break Make & Take Week -- Monday, April 3-Thursday, April 6 -- 10:00AM-4:00PM each day
School is out for the week, but our craft room is open for spring cleaning.  Help us empty our supply closet of leftover craft projects and try out your creativity.
No registration is required!
Kids doing a craft
Banking Bills & Collecting Coins -- Saturday, April 22 -- 10:30AM-11:30AM
For children ages 4-7

It's "Smart Money Week" this week.  We're hosting a special storytime for kids ages 4-7.  They will listen to stories about saving and spending money, then they get to paint their own wooden bank to keep.  Extra giveaways from Bloomfield-Birmingham Credit Union will also be available.
No registration is required!  (Please wear old clothes for the painting.)
Board Games
Game Day! -- Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 AM-4:00PM
Our Game Day in the fall was such a success we're doing it again.  Come and hang at the library for an hour or two as you test your game playing skills against fellow opponents as you vie for bragging rights in a tabletop game extravaganza. 
No registration is required!