Virtual Read-Aloud: What the Thrush Said, John Keats.


A winter’s morning is marked with the delicate musical musings of birdsong.

John Keats (1795 – 1821) was an English poet who contributed greatly to the Romantic movement, strengthening the works of his poetic contemporaries and influencing the writers and artists who came after them. Although Keats explored various poetic forms, he is best known for his proficiency with odes— “Ode to a Nightingale” and “Ode on a Grecian Urn” are among his most famous works….

Red heart and leaves on wood pallet

Adult & Teen Craft Kit: Wooden Heart Decoupage–Claimed

All Craft Kits have been claimed as of February 5, 2024.

Design a vintage-inspired wooden heart using various craft mediums to create a perfect gift for a loved one or for yourself.

Craft Kit Instructions: Wooden Heart Decoupage:

  • Tear book pages to desired size.
  • Using the sponge brush, dip into Mod Podge (MP),
Pressreader logo with magazines in the background.

Newspapers and Magazines Made Easy with PressReader

PressReader provides over 7,000 digital newspapers and magazines, including titles such as Rolling Stone, The Economist, The Guardian, and USA Today, to view on a computer or mobile device.

The user-friendly interface mimics magazine pages to flip through. Then, choose the “article” button to read the desired article in a pop-up window with larger text….

Canceled lecture for tonight

Rescheduled: Artist Presentation: Soft Art & Sensory Scapes with nat s.p.

This program has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 13 at 7 p.m.

Experience the world of Ypsilanti artist nat s.p. in this artist’s talk. You will meet nat’s whimsical creatures made from found materials that invite the viewer to play with engaging textures and interactive pieces. nat will discuss their work as a multi-sensory support specialist to neurodiverse students which influences their philosophy and process….

Virtual Read-Alouds. Stack of books next to retro-style microphone.

Virtual Read-Alouds

Settle in—it’s story time! Enjoy a softly read short story, poem, or essay read aloud by an Adult & Teen Services librarian.

The Virtual Read-Aloud program is designed to celebrate classic stories and traditional storytelling. These short form “audiobooks” offer listeners the chance to enjoy a quick, accessible narrative that combines literature with ambient sounds and seasonally-relevant elements….