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

Sensory Friendly Storytime

This storytime is designed to engage children ages 2 - 8 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.  Space is limited. 

This program is FREE to Willard Library cardholders.

Saturdays, April 26, May 31, and June 21
11:00 a.m.
Willard Meeting Room

Registration for each session is required by calling 968-8166 ext. 517


driveinBox Car Drive-in-Movie Storytime

Create little cars from recycled boxes for this fun preschool Drive-in-Movie time.  Families are invited to decorate a cardboard box to look like a car, watch a short movie at the drive-in and enjoy a snack together.  You bring the box and we'll supply the decorations.

Especially for children ages 2-5.

Tuesday, May 6
10:00 a.m. repeated at 6:30 p.m.
Willard Meeting Room
Register by calling 968-8166 ext. 517
FREE as always


"Aye, Chihuahua!  It's Skippyjon Jones"

Meet the irresistible Skippyjon Jones storybook costumed character.  He will visit and delight Willard families at three special storytimes.

Friday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m. in the Willard Library Meeting Room
Tuesday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Willard Library Meeting Room
Friday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Helen Warner Branch
No registration required

Enjoy fun stories and don't forget your camera for great photo opportunities.


Yoga for Kids

Movement and books go together in this engaging storytime geared for kids 2-7 years old.  Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and practice yoga kids will love.  Please wear comfortable clothing.  Yoga mats are welcome but not required.

Saturday, May 17
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Willard Meeting Room

Register by calling 968-8166 ext. 517.


Babytime at Helen Warner Branch

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.  Ages birth through age 2.   Deaf LINK - Michigan will be baby signing at each session.   

No registration required.

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Helen Warner Branch