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Romeo Kezar Library

• Storytime 11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 16 and 23 Join Ms. Jeanette and her young friends for storytime and a craft! We read stories, sing songs, shake some egg shakers, and create something fun to take home! No registrati­on required.

• Valentine Cookie Decorating 1-2 p.m. Feb. 11. Kids in preschool-3rd grade can come and decorate a special cookie for someone they love or themselves. Registrati­on required.

The library is located at 107 Church Street, Romeo. For more informatio­n or to register where required, call 586-752-2583.

• SNOW Better Time to READ Winter Reading Challenge Jan. 16-Feb. 11. Read and win prizes. Program open to all ages.

• StoryTime at 10 a.m. Mondays Feb. 6 and 13. Join Miss Amanda for stories, songs, crafts, and movements that encourage the developmen­t of early learning skills. Registrati­on required by calling 586-4455407.

• Book Bundles for children. Fill in the form that can be found on the website, social media or in the newsletter and choose up to three topics or themes and a librarian will put together five books and place them on hold for you to pick up.

• Book Match Submit a Book Match form that can be found on the website, social media or in the newsletter. More detailed responses will result in better recommenda­tions. After finishing the form expect to receive a custom reading list within 10 business days.

• Homework Help Tutor. com offers live assistance from tutors.

• Librarians are offering chat reference on Facebook at­ublicLibra­ryMI. Library patrons may continue to ask questions through comments on the library’s Facebook page and via email at or by calling 586-445-5407.

The library is located at 29777 Gratiot Ave., Roseville.

St. Clair Shores Public Library

•Tiny Art Show: Children, teens, and adults, ages 5 and up, can register to receive a free kit to create a tiny piece of art with the theme “Dreaming of Spring”. Kits will include a 4×4 inch canvas, acrylic paints, paint brush, instructio­ns, and a return envelope. Registrati­on begins Feb. 1. Registrati­on is required and can be done in person at the library circulatio­n desk, via email, or by phone at 586-771-9020. Kit pick-up lasts until Feb.10, and the completed art is due back to the Library no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 25. The art will be on display in the Library from Feb. 27-March 17. Supplies are limited.

• Children ages two and up can create a torn paper penguin craft with this Take and Make activity. Bags containing supplies will be available starting Feb. 6 and will be placed in in a bin located inside the Youth Services Room and are available during library hours while supplies last.

• Children ages 12 to 36 months to get their groove on during our Toddler Dance Party at 10 a.m. Feb.

11. This thirty-minute program will include a short story followed by a lot of dancing. No registrati­on required.

• Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays or 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Thursdays for children of all ages with an adult starting the week of Jan. 16 through the week of Feb. 13. Programs of stories and music. Registrati­on is required and begins Jan. 9. Space is limited. Registrati­on can be done in person, by calling 586-771-9020 or emailing

• Evening Storytime at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays for children of all ages with an adult starting the week of Jan. 16 through the week of Feb. 13. Programs of stories and music. Registrati­on is required and begins Jan. 9. Space is limited. Registrati­on can be done in person, by calling 586-771-9020 or emailing

• 1st Stop for Tots will be at 10 a.m. Mondays on the grounds of the Selinksy-Green Farmhouse Museum includes 30 minutes of songs, rhymes and a story. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. To inquire if 1st Stop is cancelled, call the library at 586-771-9020 or check the library’s Facebook page.

• 1st Stop For Tots At Home kits. Families with children between the age of birth and age 3 that reside in St. Clair Shores can request a kit. They contain one board book, one Easy book, on shaky egg, once scarf, one set of bells, two rhythm sticks, one Basic Skills Practice Ring set, a rhyme booklet, a Tips sheet and TALK promotiona­l materials for families to keep. To reserve a kit, call the library at 586-771-9020, stop at the Youth Services Desk or email

• The Youth Services department, with the help of grant funding, has created 14 Explorer packs for children and families to check out. Each pack contains learning tools, non fiction books, activity sheets, identifica­tion guides and other manipulati­ves centered on an outdoor activity. Topics include insects, bird watching, astronomy water, hiking, plants and rocks. To check out an Explorer pack or for more informatio­n, ask at the Youth Services Desk.

The library is located at 22500 E. 11 Mile Road, St. Clair Shores.

Shelby Township Public Library

Curbside service has been reinstated and transition to policies similar to the library’s pandemic response to maintain as many services as possible while the library is closed.

Curbside service will run 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., MondayThur­sday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Patrons can call 586-739-7414 to arrange a pick-up.

Additional­ly, library staff will be available by phone at 586-739-7414 or by email at for assistance. While the library is closed, all digital services are available at

Patrons can return items to the library’s 24/7 drop box on the eastern exterior wall.

The library is located at 52610 Van Dyke Avenue, Shelby Township

• Library cardholder­s can reserve a time to use the Maker’s Space by appointmen­t. Look for Maker Space Lab on the program calendar.

• Biblio Book Box offered for adults and Teen Book Box for teens offered every month. Register and a librarian will will pick a book based on your preference­s and include a surprise.

• Toddler Time and Preschool storytimes are both offered at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Registrati­on is required. Check the library calendar for full details.

• PAWS for Reading 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. The first 10 children to check in at the youth desk on Tuesday nights will be able to read to a therapy dog.

• The Upton House is open for self guided tours from 1-4 p.m. every Wednesday and second Sunday of the month. Register up to six people in a household. Registrati­on only required for Wednesdays.

For more informatio­n or to register, visit or call 586-446-2640.

• Sterling Heights Public Library will continue curbside materials service, phone service, and home delivery/outreach service on Monday — Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, 24/7 digital library services are available at The library will be returning to virtual programmin­g only.

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