DPL – Jefferson Branch calendar of events

Detroit Public Library
Jefferson Branch
12350 E. Outer Dr.
(313) 481-1761
Preschool Story time: Tuesdays, 9/4

Library Card Sign-Up Month…The September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and Jefferson Branch Library wants to make sure that you and your child(ren) have the smartest card of
all — a library card. Observed since 1987, this is a time when the Ameri- can Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all. Library cards are FREE and bring you a world of oppor- tunity— no matter what your age.

and 9/18, 11-11:30 a.m.
Stories, song, finger plays and more

during this 45-minute interactive story time. (Tots and preschoolers)

Exotic Zoo: Saturday, 9/22, 2-3 p.m. See and touch live animals. (Everyone)
Intergenerational Book Club:

Saturday, 9/15, noon-2 p.m.

Detroit Historical Museum presents Detroit ‘67

Like to make cool stuff? Interested in things that are interesting? Then join us one Saturday a month to create, design, discover, and explore science, technol- ogy, reading, engineering, art, math, and more! For September we will be designing and building bird houses. (Ages 8-adult)

• Borrow books—find a quiet spot, curl up with a book and enjoy! • Bor- row audiobooks (over 10,000 in our collection) • Download audiobooks and eBooks via Overdrive and Hoopla • Borrow DVDs • Access online databases on the Detroit Public Library website, detroitpubliclibrary.org, that the library subscribes to such as tutor.com (free on- line tutoring with Detroit Public Library card,) encyclopedias, research and re- sources and ABCmouse. • Use the inter- net in all branches of the library system • Use computer word processing in all branches • Place books on hold • Use Envisonware to pay your library fines and fees with a debit or credit card • Attend a free library program

Monday 9/24, 5-6 p.m.

Discussion of Detroit during the 1967 Riots. To prepare for our speaker visit, for this month we will be read- ing “Grand River and Joy” by Susan Messer. Refreshments.

ABC Mouse-Backpacks Avail- able for Check-Out! Bring one Home Today!

Please note: This adult/teen discus- sion group is open to anyone who en- joys reading a good book. Titles will be selected by the group at this monthly teen/adult club. (Adults and teens)

ABCmouse is an online (no in-home internet needed) award-winning edu- cational resource. It’s an educational website for children ages 2-8+, and includes more than 9,000 fun-filled learning activities that teach reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music through puz- zles, stories and interactive games.

Art in the Library-ProjectArt: Mon- days, 9/17 & 9/24; Tuesdays, 9/18 & 9/25; Thursdays, 9/13, 9/20 & 9/27; 4-5 p.m.

ProjectArt offers the young artist a wide range of activities to bring out
the inner artist weekly in 2018 at the Jefferson Branch Library. Please register at: register@projectart.org/enroll (Chil- dren, tweens, teens, parent/child)

Limited number of backpacks. Please check for availability.

Chess Game set up in our meeting room for everyone every day for your enjoyment.

Maker Club! Presented Monthly by Artist and Educator Mario Corselti

Tuesdays and Thursday mornings, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. By appointment only. Call (313) 481-1761 to schedule.

One-On-One Computer Sessions:

Become a Literacy Tutor: Share the joy of reading with someone by becom- ing a volunteer tutor. For more infor- mation, call (313)481-1362.