close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a color combination to give the most comfortable contrast.

Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society Virtual Meeting

WAAGS Meeting

2022-08-20 10:30:00 2022-08-20 13:00:00 America/New_York Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society Virtual Meeting Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society meets virtually every third Saturday of each month. Established to help with African American genealogy research for all skill levels. Virtual -

Saturday, August 20
10:30am - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-20 10:30:00 2022-08-20 13:00:00 America/New_York Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society Virtual Meeting Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society meets virtually every third Saturday of each month. Established to help with African American genealogy research for all skill levels. Virtual -

Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society meets virtually every third Saturday of each month. Established to help with African American genealogy research for all skill levels.

Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society (WAAGS) provide help for those interested in African American Genealogy. Attendees are offered tips, techniques and useful websites, such as the Ypsilanti District Library's edition of Ancestry.com. Attendees will also hear oral histories and learn historical facts to help with your African American Genealogy research journey. All skill levels are welcomed and encouraged. WAAGS meets virtually every third Saturday of the month.  

Contact: Charline Collier at ccollier@ypsilibrary.org to get more information and register.

  

AGE GROUP: | All Ages/Family |

EVENT TYPE: | Genealogy & Local History | African American Interest |

TAGS: | |

Virtual

Phone: 734-482-4110
About the branch

Information about viewing this virtual event is in the event description.

Upcoming events

Thu, Sep 29, All day
Whittaker - Community Room Display
We’re celebrating Banned Books Week (September 18- 24) with an EXTENDED display in YDL-Whittaker’s Community Room. Check out the display, then tell us your favorite banned book and why.

Thu, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Michigan - Michigan Ave Youth Area
Preschool story time will include a variety of music, movement, and hands-on activities. We’ll read picture books, get some wiggles out, sing, and have fun.

Thu, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn colors, shapes, and numbers through music and movement. Each week we’ll read a book, sing lots of songs, then let parents chat while kids play nearby.

Thu, Sep 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Sep 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join us for an active expression of storytime through yoga and movement, then wind down on a calm note, readying your family for a relaxing and easy bedtime. All ages welcome.

Thu, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
This class covers the browser toolbar and menu options, managing your favorite websites, and using search tools and techniques.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Sep 30, All day
Whittaker - Community Room,Community Room Display
We’re celebrating Banned Books Week (September 18- 24) with an EXTENDED display in YDL-Whittaker’s Community Room. Check out the display, then tell us your favorite banned book and why.

Fri, Sep 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Explore fall-themed sensory and art stations each session to help your little one develop fine motor skills and learn about the world through play. Attend Friday or Saturday. Details below.

Sat, Oct 01, All day
Virtual
Have your writing reviewed by an YpsiWrites Virtual consultant. Get feedback on your writing and strategies for development and revision. Find help with any type of writing!

Sat, Oct 01, All day
Whittaker - Community Room Display
We’re celebrating Banned Books Week (September 18- 24) with an EXTENDED display in YDL-Whittaker’s Community Room. Check out the display, then tell us your favorite banned book and why.

Sat, Oct 01, 10:15am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Come play D&D with an experienced DM, an adventurous storyline, and pre-generated characters. Each Saturday is a one-shot game (done in one sitting). For ages 12-18.

Sat, Oct 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Learn to format, select, copy, paste, and edit text. Also, learn to share and collaborate on a document.

Sat, Oct 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Explore fall-themed sensory and art stations each session to help your little one develop fine motor skills and learn about the world through play. Attend Friday or Saturday. Details below.

Sat, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Join us for some focused, low-stress drawing time with Casey Dixon, a local and nationally-recognized artist and sculptor. All supplies provided. Open to youth and teens.

Sat, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn how to make your college list, get college application essay help from YpsiWrites volunteers, and more.

Sat, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker
A basic introduction to spreadsheets. Learn to enter and edit data, select cell ranges, format cells, use the fill handle, and create simple formulas.

Sun, Oct 02, All day
Whittaker - Community Room,Community Room Display
We’re celebrating Banned Books Week (September 18- 24) with an EXTENDED display in YDL-Whittaker’s Community Room. Check out the display, then tell us your favorite banned book and why.

Mon, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Learning is fun at Jumpstart Kindergarten! Find an engaging blend of activities and stories designed to help prepare preschoolers for school success.

Mon, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 6:45pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Bring homework and get help in all subjects or have fun reading and writing! Students can join any time during the year. A parent or guardian must complete paperwork on or before student’s first day.Register

Mon, Oct 03, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ypsilanti Senior Center
YDL and the LWV will be holding a candidates forum where residents can learn about the political positions of and ask questions of the five candidates for running for city government in November.

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Tue, Oct 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Join fitness instructor Jerry Powell each week for a mid-day workout. Designed for ages 55 & up, but open to all adults who would enjoy a gentler workout. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Learn the basics of navigating the Zoom meeting interface.

Tue, Oct 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area
This after school reading club is for fans of graphic novels. Listen to the book read aloud, then discuss while making art.

Tue, Oct 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Wed, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Wed, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Join Washtenaw Literacy's ESL book club for intermediate to advanced readers. Members of the group will meet once a week. To register, contact Washtenaw Literacy at (734) 337-3338.

Wed, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn the parts and proper use of the computer and Windows basics including opening/closing applications and managing files/folders.

Wed, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn chess at the library with Jenny Skidmore Smith. All skill levels are welcome to play, but instruction will especially target beginners. Designed for youth ages 8-13 and their families.

Wed, Oct 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Movie series showing the best, worst, and forgotten movies of an actor, decade or year.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Join us once a month for lively discussions of a variety of books.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Michigan - Michigan Ave Youth Area
Preschool story time will include a variety of music, movement, and hands-on activities. We’ll read picture books, get some wiggles out, sing, and have fun.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn colors, shapes, and numbers through music and movement. Each week we’ll read a book, sing lots of songs, then let parents chat while kids play nearby.

Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Learn to enter and edit data, format cells, and create simple formulas. Also, learn to share and collaborate on a spreadsheet.

Thu, Oct 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join us for an active expression of storytime through yoga and movement, then wind down on a calm note, readying your family for a relaxing and easy bedtime. All ages welcome.

Thu, Oct 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org

Thu, Oct 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker
Learn how to create, format, select, copy, paste, and edit text.

Fri, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Lobby
Exercise and socialize with a 30-minute walk along a path near the Whittaker Road Library. Questions? (734) 482-4110 x2411

Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Find out how letter writing can still be an effective communication tool today.

Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Meet, jam, share, eat, and ROCK on the world's most popular instrument!

Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room,Whittaker Community Room Patio
Listen to a story and enjoy hands-on experiences all about owls, then meet a native Michigan owl. Presented by the Leslie Science and Nature Center.

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room
Watch anime with other fans, chat about what you watch, and use our drawing supplies to sketch.

Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Superior - Superior Outside
It's moving day for the collection at the current Superior branch!

Sat, Oct 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us as we investigate the concepts of sound and water through stories and activities. Open to youth and caregivers. Registration preferred.

Sun, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Join us for live music, a story, and a Beatles sing-a-long.

Mon, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Learning is fun at Jumpstart Kindergarten! Find an engaging blend of activities and stories designed to help prepare preschoolers for school success.

Mon, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 6:45pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Bring homework and get help in all subjects or have fun reading and writing! Students can join any time during the year. A parent or guardian must complete paperwork on or before student’s first day.Register

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Learn the basics for hosting a Zoom meeting from start to finish.

Tue, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area
This after school reading club is for fans of graphic novels. Listen to the book read aloud, then discuss while making art.

Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Tue, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Join Washtenaw Literacy's ESL book club for intermediate to advanced readers. Members of the group will meet once a week. To register, contact Washtenaw Literacy at (734) 337-3338.

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
This class covers the browser toolbar and menu options, managing your favorite websites, and using search tools and techniques.

Wed, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn chess at the library with Jenny Skidmore Smith. All skill levels are welcome to play, but instruction will especially target beginners. Designed for youth ages 8-13 and their families.

Wed, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
An introduction to LARA, the State of Michigan's Department of Licensing and Regulation, and what you need to know about its small business services and requirements.

Wed, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Knead Sculpey clay into a gravestone, a pumpkin, or a spooky house - or all three - and make a scary scene for Halloween. All supplies provided; you'll go home with your finished creations.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Learn how to troubleshoot various computer problems, and get your tech questions answered!

Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Michigan - Michigan Ave Youth Area
Preschool story time will include a variety of music, movement, and hands-on activities. We’ll read picture books, get some wiggles out, sing, and have fun.

Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn colors, shapes, and numbers through music and movement. Each week we’ll read a book, sing lots of songs, then let parents chat while kids play nearby.

Thu, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Explore more advanced features of Google Sheets including: using formulas and functions, sorting, filtering and linking data, and defining a print area.

Thu, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Speedy. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join us for an active expression of storytime through yoga and movement, then wind down on a calm note, readying your family for a relaxing and easy bedtime. All ages welcome.

Thu, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Decorate hula hoops with lights and art supplies. Put hoops together at Halloween Downtown and make a GLOWworm to parade to N. Washington for ypsiGLOW. Call Joy Cichewicz to register.

Thu, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to add visual interest to your documents using tables, images, lists, and tabs.

Sat, Oct 15, 10:15am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Come play D&D with an experienced DM, an adventurous storyline, and pre-generated characters. Each Saturday is a one-shot game (done in one sitting). For ages 12-18.

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Virtual
Washtenaw African American Genealogy Society meets virtually every third Saturday of each month. Established to help with African American genealogy research for all skill levels.

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Explore more advanced features of Google Docs including: headers and footers, tabs and indents, inserting breaks (page, section, and column), finding and replacing text, and voice typing.

Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Celebrate YpsiWrite's 3rd anniversary virtually. Participate in breakout room writing activities and meet some of this year's Writers of Ypsilanti.

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Lisa Rivera from Brightmoor Flower Farm will guide kids and families in making your very own natural fall wreath.

Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn to apply functions, filter data, create charts, and print worksheets.

Sat, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Learn to organize your journal, notes or calendar using text, doodles and bullet journaling methods with Yen Azzaro.

Sat, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
uniteSTEM has created kits to make lighted wearables to add glow to your outfit at Halloween/ypsiGLOW on 10/28. Kits are age specific and quantities are limited. Reserve kit and workshop space!

Sun, Oct 16, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Garden
Join the Washtenaw County Conservation District, with support from the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission’s Office, for a free native plant swap.Register

Sun, Oct 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Learn about planting spring-flowering bulbs with Master Gardener Carol Brodbeck

Sun, Oct 16, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
This month we will screen "White Noise: Inside the racist right." A virtual discussion will follow led by La’Ron Williams, local storyteller and peace activist.  

Mon, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Learning is fun at Jumpstart Kindergarten! Find an engaging blend of activities and stories designed to help prepare preschoolers for school success.

Mon, Oct 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Explore Google Drive's interface and learn how to create, view, upload/download, organize, modify, share, and remove files/folders.

Mon, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Make a pledge to reduce consumption of meat, eggs, and dairy for 30-days by signing up on the VegMichigan website and receive a free bag of popular plant-based foods.Register

Mon, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 6:45pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Bring homework and get help in all subjects or have fun reading and writing! Students can join any time during the year. A parent or guardian must complete paperwork on or before student’s first day.Register

Tue, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Tue, Oct 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Join fitness instructor Jerry Powell each week for a mid-day workout. Designed for ages 55 & up, but open to all adults who would enjoy a gentler workout. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area
This after school reading club is for fans of graphic novels. Listen to the book read aloud, then discuss while making art.

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Tue, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Are you fascinated by paranormal phenomena? Join the YDL's Paranormal Club where we'll explore and discuss bizarre phenomena that's confounded mankind.

Tue, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Get organized! Learn the basics for setting up and using Google Calendar.

Wed, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Wed, Oct 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn the basics for creating greeting cards, flyers, and calendars including page layout and formatting text and images.

Wed, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Join Washtenaw Literacy's ESL book club for intermediate to advanced readers. Members of the group will meet once a week. To register, contact Washtenaw Literacy at (734) 337-3338.

Wed, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn chess at the library with Jenny Skidmore Smith. All skill levels are welcome to play, but instruction will especially target beginners. Designed for youth ages 8-13 and their families.

Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a monthly discussion of a shared book and enjoy a snack. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Michigan - Michigan Ave Youth Area
Preschool story time will include a variety of music, movement, and hands-on activities. We’ll read picture books, get some wiggles out, sing, and have fun.

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn colors, shapes, and numbers through music and movement. Each week we’ll read a book, sing lots of songs, then let parents chat while kids play nearby.

Thu, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Board Room
Participants contribute to the library by sharing ideas and resources. For more information call 734-482-4110, x1362.

Thu, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker
Learn how to send and retrieve messages, add attachments, create and manage labels and filters, add contacts, and manage junk email.

Thu, Oct 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Michigan
Reading to a Therapaws dog helps children develop confidence and become better readers. Sign up for a 10-minute slot with Speedy. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Email mitchell@ypsilibrary.org

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join us for an active expression of storytime through yoga and movement, then wind down on a calm note, readying your family for a relaxing and easy bedtime. All ages welcome.

Thu, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
uniteSTEM has created kits to make lighted wearables to add glow to your outfit at Halloween/ypsiGLOW on 10/28. Kits are age specific and quantities are limited. Reserve kit and workshop space!

Thu, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Join us for creative projects fit for adult craft enthusiasts. Ages 18+
This event is full

Fri, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Lobby
Exercise and socialize with a 30-minute walk along a path near the Whittaker Road Library. Questions? (734) 482-4110 x2411

Fri, Oct 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Explore fall-themed sensory and art stations each session to help your little one develop fine motor skills and learn about the world through play. Attend Friday or Saturday. Details below.

Sat, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Meet, jam, share, eat, and ROCK on the world's most popular instrument!

Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Celebrate YpsiWrite's third anniversary at YDL. Participate in writing activities and meet this year's Writers of Ypsilanti.

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Explore fall-themed sensory and art stations each session to help your little one develop fine motor skills and learn about the world through play. Attend Friday or Saturday. Details below.

Sat, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room
Watch anime with other fans, chat about what you watch, and use our drawing supplies to sketch.

Sat, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Come as a family to make luminaries with Lynne Settles as part of this year's YpsiGLOW festivities.

Sat, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a paint club and paint with us for an hour! Paints, brushes, and other materials will be provided. Please wear clothing suitable for getting messy. Smocks for small children are available.

Sat, Oct 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave. Reading Room
Join us for selected readings, Q & A, and book signing by Aaron Foley celebrating his debut novel, "Boys Come First."

Mon, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Learning is fun at Jumpstart Kindergarten! Find an engaging blend of activities and stories designed to help prepare preschoolers for school success.

Mon, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 6:45pm
Michigan
Bring homework and get help in all subjects or have fun reading and writing! Students can join any time during the year. A parent or guardian must complete paperwork on or before student’s first day.Register

Mon, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Decorate hula hoops with lights and art supplies. Put hoops together at Halloween Downtown and make a GLOWworm to parade to N. Washington for ypsiGLOW. Call Joy Cichewicz to register.

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Tue, Oct 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Join fitness instructor Jerry Powell each week for a mid-day workout. Designed for ages 55 & up, but open to all adults who would enjoy a gentler workout. Registration Required.

Rescheduled
Tue, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Tuesday, November 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker
An overview of the research databases available at the library.

Tue, Oct 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 2
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Oct 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Looking for ways to help the community and earn volunteer hours? Join TAG and meet twice each month to help the library best serve Ypsi teens. Teens in grades 8-12 can apply online!

Tue, Oct 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area
This after school reading club is for fans of graphic novels. Listen to the book read aloud, then discuss while making art.

Tue, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Meet with other yarnies and share your projects and ideas every Tuesday. Open to all, any handcraft welcome! 

Tue, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whittaker - Community Room
Learn the basics of Medicare with AAA 1-B

Tue, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Decorate hula hoops with lights and art supplies. Put hoops together at Halloween Downtown and make a GLOWworm to parade to N. Washington for ypsiGLOW. Call Joy Cichewicz to register.

Tue, Oct 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Join us for lively discussions of books by African American Authors.

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn a variety of preschool readiness skills, from ABCs to kindness, at fast-paced storytimes filled with music, movement, fingerplays, and books, paired with exploratory learning and play.

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to create and add graphics and multimedia to a presentation. Basic PC, keyboard, and mouse skills required. Register online or call (734) 482-4110 ext. 2411.

Wed, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Room 1
Join Washtenaw Literacy's ESL book club for intermediate to advanced readers. Members of the group will meet once a week. To register, contact Washtenaw Literacy at (734) 337-3338.

Wed, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Calling all mystery lovers! Check out a new mystery title each month.

Wed, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn chess at the library with Jenny Skidmore Smith. All skill levels are welcome to play, but instruction will especially target beginners. Designed for youth ages 8-13 and their families.

Wed, Oct 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Learn how to use a Pitch Deck for raising funds and in your everyday business operations.

Wed, Oct 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
uniteSTEM has created kits to make lighted wearables to add glow to your outfit at Halloween/ypsiGLOW on 10/28. Kits are age specific and quantities are limited. Reserve kit and workshop space!

Thu, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Michigan - Michigan Ave Youth Area
Preschool story time will include a variety of music, movement, and hands-on activities. We’ll read picture books, get some wiggles out, sing, and have fun.

Thu, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Whittaker - Whittaker Community Room Patio,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Learn colors, shapes, and numbers through music and movement. Each week we’ll read a book, sing lots of songs, then let parents chat while kids play nearby.

Thu, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Story Time Room,Whittaker Youth Area ,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Calling all homeschoolers and anyone that feels at home in the Library! Connect with other families while engaging in themed activities each week inspired by a nonfiction or picture book.

Thu, Oct 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Youth Area
Drop in to learn STEM skills through play! Free build with our Legos, or try the Lego STEM activity of the week like Lego design challenges, Lego WeDo coding, and more.

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Whittaker - Whittaker Triangular Bay
Join us for an active expression of storytime through yoga and movement, then wind down on a calm note, readying your family for a relaxing and easy bedtime. All ages welcome.

Fri, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Program Room
Join us for a lighthearted afternoon working on a craft project where the goals are to engage your mind, connect with others, and build new brain neurons playing with a new technique. Ages 55+.

Fri, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Michigan - Michigan Ave Library Plaza
Trick or treat in the Library Plaza with music, sweet treats, and a visit to the haunted BOO(k)mobile. Join the glowing crowd as we walk to YpsiGLOW at 6:45pm. Generously sponsored by Spark East.

Fri, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Downtown Ypsilanti
Leave Halloween Downtown and join the radiant YpsiGLOW activities at N. Washington! Music, dancing, glowing costumes, and luminaries will light up your evening! Downtown processional starts at 6:45.

Sat, Oct 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Virtual
Learn to create and deliver a presentation, add graphics and multimedia, and share and collaborate on a presentation.

Sat, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whittaker - Community Room,Whittaker Triangular Bay
Celebrate the end of our garden growing season. Make corn husk dolls, corn mosaics, and pumpkin themed crafts for some fall harvest fun.

Sat, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whittaker - Computer Lab
Learn how to perform simple data analysis using Excel’s PivotTable feature.