Board Game Afternoon

Saturday January 27, 2018: 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Enjoy an afternoon of board games in the Secret Lab!

Games will include: Oregon Trail, Ticket to Ride, Yeti in my Spaghetti, Dominion, Sushi Go, Stratego, Grand Austria Hotel, Space Team, and more.

You are also welcome to bring your own games to play in AADL's cool makerspace.

Minecraft Workshop

Sunday January 28, 2018: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grade 3–8

Explore the endless possibilities of Minecraft programming!

Begin with the basics and work your way up to advanced challenges.

This is a deep curriculum, so repeat students are encouraged!

Geometric Paper Wall Art

Sunday January 28, 2018: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6–adult

Fold and cut your way to a hangable piece you can display.

Circle K Homework Help

Sunday January 28, 2018: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for grades K-12

Need help with homework? Students in grades K–12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary — just drop by!

Drawing for Adults

Sunday January 28, 2018: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 9 - adult

Come draw with us! We'll provide everything you need to practice your drawing skills.

Every week we’ll cover a different topic. You’ll learn different techniques to tackle texture, chiaroscuro, and perspective, plus improve your sense of composition, lighting, and form. You'll get the chance to try out different media like pencil, charcoal, and pastel. All skill levels are welcome to participate.

Circle K Homework Help

Monday January 29, 2018: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

This event is intended for grades K-12

Need help with homework? Students in grades K–12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary — just drop by!

Introduction to Theremini

Monday January 29, 2018: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Learn the basics of theremin play with AADL's thereminis!

Tinker with an instrument, learn how it works, and listen to recordings by thereminists. We'll make some music together too!

Emerging Writers: Writing and Review Meet-Up

Monday January 29, 2018: 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm -- Westgate Branch: West Side Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. Authors Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. This is an excellent opportunity to meet your fellow Ann Arbor writers as well as get feedback from published authors.

This is a monthly meet-up that welcomes all writers to ask questions, connect with other writers, or simply have a dedicated time and place to work on their projects.

Do you have a completed manuscript? Consider submitting it to the library’s new imprint, Fifth Avenue Press: fifthavenue.press.

Fiber Arts Lab: Crochet

Monday January 29, 2018: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Join us every other Monday for an evening of knitting and crochet. We will provide everything you need to get started. Stop in and learn the basics.
You can bring a project you've been working on, or just stop by to practice your stitches. We welcome all skill levels. No prior knowledge is necessary.

Creative Break

Tuesday January 30, 2018: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

Take a break from your workday with some creative thinking! Drop in for a prompt or challenge that will get you thinking out of the box. Try different art tools and push yourself to experience something new!