Highland Library November 2013


Thank you for subscribing to Highland Library's e-newsletter! Here's what's happening: 
Nutcracker Ballet
Wednesday, November 20, 6:30pm
For children ages 3 - 12, with families.
Start your holiday off with a tradition that grandparents, parents and children all enjoy. Join dancers from Modern Messages Dance Company's Youth Ballet Theatre and watch as life-size dolls perform scenes from the timeless story, "The Nutcracker". Kids, wear your favorite dress or outfit and take a picture with the ballerinas following the show!
The Library will be closed on the following days:
Monday, November 11 for Staff In-Service
Thursday, November 28 for Thanksgiving


Events and Programs

Wed, Nov. 13, 6:30pm
Join us for lively discussion in a friendly environment. Pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Reference Desk about a month before the meeting date. 
Our November title is
A Good American by Alex George. 

Tues, Nov 19, 6pm
Open papercrafting with a holiday theme. Feel free to create cards, tags, or whatever you wish with our supplies.
All materials will be provided. Please register online or at 248-887-2218 (option 3).

Teen Programs
Monday, Nov 4, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Go was invented 4,000 years ago.
Magic: The Gathering was introduced in the early 1990s. Can players of these two games share the same space on the same night? We think they can! Gamers unite! Drop in to play, no registration required. Newcomers always welcome!
Mon, Nov 18, 5:30pm
Pizza, pop and a flick! Come watch Man of Steel this month.  Please register online if you'd like to partake in the munchies.
Monday, Nov 25
5:00 - 8:00pm
Bring your cards and battle!  These games won't be cutthroat - you'll still go home with the cards you brought, unless of course you want to trade! Thanks to Travis Trimper for leading this program.
Tues, November 26
Noon - 8:00pm
Play, paint or build. We focus on 40K, but feel free to bring your WH Fantasy or LOTR army.  Or any other table top army!  Newcomers are always welcome. Open to teens and adults.  


Mondays at 10:30am
Nov 4, 18, 25 
For kids 18-35 months.
This storytime is designed to help children with socialization, cognitive and large motor development.  Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesdays at 10:30am
Nov 5, 12, 19, 26
For kids 3 to 5 years.
This storytime emphasizes reading-readiness and independence with crafts and stories.  Children need to be able to sit and listen to stories on their own.

Wed, Nov 6, 6:30pm
For parents. 
Children 6+ may attend with an adult.
Thinking about getting a dog for your child? Attend this informative class that will give you some helpful tips on choosing the right pet for your family.

Fridays at 10:30am
Nov 8, 15, 22
For babies 3 months to 18 months old, with an adult caregiver.
Children will learn to feel comfortable in a group setting and build vocabulary through interactive storytelling, songs, rhyme and play.

Sat, Nov 9, 11:00am
A gentle, inclusive 30-minute storytime for children with cognitive delays. Stories, music, rhymes and sensory play will be part of our time together. The target cognitive level is 3-5 years, though physical age may vary. Each student must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat, November 16,
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Share your crafting ideas! Come to this event with printed directions for your favorite kids craft (an example of the craft would be helpful, too). The craft can be holiday-related or simply something you have made and think is super fun!  We will also have some crafts available to make on the spot while supplies last. 
No registration required.
Read along with animated, narrated kids' books. You'll find great choices for all ages!

Animated, narrated storybooks, plus short informational videos from National Geographic.

For grades 3-8.
Early reader chapter books, audiobooks, classics, graphic novels and videos.

Novels, classics, poetry, short stories, audiobooks, graphic novels and videos.


Thanks for subscribing to our e-newsletter! Please contact us or click through to our website for more information.
Highland Township Public Library

Follow us on Facebook!

Subscribe to our