Stuffed Friends

Temporary removal of soft surface toys in the Youth Room

All stuffed animals and soft surface toys have been temporarily removed from the Youth Room out of an abundance of caution. The soft surface toys in the Accessibility Support Collection (ASC) have also temporarily been put into storage and will not be available for checkout during this time. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding during this time….

 
Reading Month

Celebrate Reading Month!

Did you know that March is Reading Month? The youth department spends the month of March promoting reading to the preschools and elementary schools throughout Bloomfield Township. Reading is so important for educational, professional, and personal development. The earlier you start reading to your children, the more likely they are to become lifelong readers.

Wanting to read more but unsure of where to start?…

 
Jumbo Blocks

New Toys in Youth Department

You may have noticed some new items in the play area of the Youth Room. One of those items is a set of Jumbo Blocks from Lakeshore that was generously purchased for us by the Friends of the Bloomfield Township Public Library. This request will help to replace the old set that was heavily used and loved. The jumbo active play manipulatives are for the young child area….

 
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Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility

The Bloomfield Township Library along with a growing number of libraries, museums, theaters, zoos, and more have joined the Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility. The mission of MACA is “to empower cultural institutions in Michigan to become more accessible and inclusive for people of all abilities. By sharing resources and experiences, leveraging expertise, refining best practices, and building institutional capacity,…

 
The Undefeated

2020 Caldecott Award Winner and Honors

The 2020 Randolph Caldecott Medal winner, which is awarded to illustrators for the “most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the United States during the preceding year,” was announced on Monday, January 27, 2020. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, is about “the African American experience in America.¹”…

 

WHAT WE’RE READING, LISTENING TO, AND WATCHING

  • Everyshinything
    Every Shiny Thing
  • Whatelephantsknow
    What Elephants Know
  • Tristan
    Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky
  • Impossible
    All the Impossible Things
  • Otherwood
    Otherwood
  • Lostinsun
    Lost in the Sun
  • Realworld
    Here in the Real World
  • Maybe He Just Likes You
    Maybe He Just Likes You
  • Promise
    I Can Make This Promise
  • Ghostboys
    Ghost Boys
  • Ourpact
    This Was Our Pact
  • Posted
    Posted