New Database – Scholastic Teachables

More than 30,000 resources for Pre-K – Grade 6, developed by teachers and curriculum specialists. Includes activity sheets, lesson plans, and more, covering all subjects and themes. Also, more than 2,000 printable mini-books, leveled by reading ability.

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Teen Summer Volunteers

We are looking for responsible, community-focused teens, ages 14-18 years old and in high school, that would like to volunteer in the Youth Department this summer.  Eligible teens must reside in the Bloomfield Township Public Library service area or be enrolled in Bloomfield Hills Public Schools. Teen volunteers will be assisting staff during children’s programs, prepping materials for crafts, updating displays,…

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Stuffy Sleepover Fun

Who doesn’t need a delightful little glimpse of cuteness right now? Here’s a peek at all the fun our stuffed friends had on their sleepover at the Library on Friday, February 10!

Stuffy Sleepover slideshow

Display of children's books addressing fear, anxiety, and sadness that can be found in the Youth Room of the Bloomfield Township Public Library

Resources for Talking to Kids About Fear and Violence

In times of crisis and trauma, it can be difficult to know what to say to kids who are worried and have questions. We have materials on display in the Youth Room and have compiled several online resources below to help support such these conversations.

Sesame Street – Community and Gun Violence
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New Intermediate Fiction Section in Youth Room!

Graduated from our Beginning to Read section and ready to grow? Check out our newest section in the Youth Room for readers not quite ready for the longer chapter books yet. Meet new and old friends like Ivy and Bean, Henry Heckelbeck, and Yasmin!…