Celebrating reading every day at the Riverview Library

What a summer we have been having here at the Riverview Veterans Memorial Library! Our “Universe of Stories” themed summer programming offered readers of all ages: the opportunity to earn prizes by reading, participate in a nerf war, learn to play hand drums, make edible slime, hold a python and much, much more! This month, we are wrapping up our space-themed fun to get ourselves ready to host engaging, fun and free fun for community members of all ages during the fall and winter months. Starting September 1, 2019, we will have a full calendar of events available on our Facebook page and website. We will also continue to print our calendar of events in the Riverview Register and have print calendar available at the circulation desk. We wish all readers lots of fun in the sun and hope to see you at the Library soon & often! 

Monday, August 12 – August 16
Summer Reading Prize Pick-Up!
All ages

Starting Monday, August 12, readers who read at least 10 hours this summer can turn in their reading logs for a galactic prize bag! Staff will tally the hours on all of the logs received and the top three readers from the summer will win one of our three youth prize baskets. All basket winners, including those who participated in the teen and adult reading programs, will be contacted on August 19, 2019. Thank you to everyone who participated and read with us all summer long!

September 4 – December 19
Storytimes with Ms. Z!
Wednesdays, Toddlers (2-3 years old) @ 11 a.m. 
Thursdays, Preschoolers (3-5 years old) @ 11 a.m.

Toddlers and Preschoolers (and their adults) will enjoy stories, songs, games, crafts and a yummy snack each week. Registration is not required but is greatly appreciated.

First Mondays, September – May  |  7:00 p.m. 
Monthly Book Club

Book titles will be available in September

Each month, book club members meet to discuss the book-of-the-month. Plenty of copies of each title are available each month at the circulation desk. This dynamic group is always looking for new members.

Saturday, September 7  |  11:00 a.m. 
Back-to-School Storytime
All ages

We are celebrating the new school year with a few newly published back-to-school stories, a fun craft and a scavenger hunt for fun school supplies! Please register by September 4, 2019 to reserve your space and craft materials.  

Friday, September 13
Open Mic Night @ 6:30 p.m.

Come & share your one-of-a-kind writing, art, song, or dance with a welcoming audience. Participants & attendees will also enjoy a complimentary nacho bar. Registration is required.

Tuesday, October 1 @ 6:30 p.m. 
Author Presentation: Wicked Women of Detroit
with Tobin T. Buhk

Spend an evening with author Tobin T. Buhk and his book about Detroit’s most violent, clever and misunderstood female criminals. Registration required. 

If you are interested in attending our storytimes or events, please register by stopping in at 14300 Sibley Road or by calling us at 734-283-1250. Information about our programming and links to our online resources are available on our website riverviewpubliclibrary.com & on our Facebook page. Happy reading!

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