All Willard Library programs are free with a valid Willard Library card

Child's Play

A four-week series of parent/child playtimes with toys, books, and art experiences for 1-5 year olds and a parent or other caregiver. Register online or call Children's Services at 968-8166, ext. 517.


Tuesdays, January 6, 13, 20, and 27
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. and repeated 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room


Small World Storytime

This storytime is designed to engage children ages 2 - 10 through movement, music, stories and play.  It is open to families with children who have sensory integration challenges or children who have difficulty sitting still or adapting to large groups.  Parent participation is required. Register online or by calling 269-968-8166.

Saturday, January 17
11:00 a.m.
Willard Meeting Room


Off the Lap Storytime

Play, learn, and grow with stories, songs, and one-on-one activities designed especially for children 2 to 3 1/2 years old. Register online or by calling 968-8166 ext. 517.

Tuesdays, February 3, 10, 17, and 24
10:00 a.m. and repeated at 6:30 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room



Join us for this lively one-on-one bonding time for babies and their parents or caregivers to share rhythm, rhymes, and baby-friendly books.  

Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18, and 25
11:00 a.m.
Helen Warner Branch


Preschool Storytime

Storytime designed especially for children 3 to 5 years.  This is a four week series of stories to encourage a love of listening to books.  It's a great way for preschoolers to become comfortable with the library and being in a group setting. Register online or by calling 269-968-8166. 

Thursdays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26
10:00 a.m. 
Willard Library Meeting Room