Family Programs

All Willard Library programs are free with a valid Willard Library card

Popular Chillers Author - Johnathan Rand

Meet the author of Michigan and American Chillers series of books for kids. This is one program you don’t want to miss. Johnathan Rand is totally fun! Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Wednesday, October 1
6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
W.K. Kellogg Auditorium


Star Wars Read Day

Make a craft and share a snack with other Star Wars readers. This program is primarily for children in K through 5th grade, but younger (and older) family members might like to tag along for the fun. Costumes are encouraged but optional. Please register by calling 968-8166, ext 517.


Monday, October 6
6:00 p.m.
Miller Stone Building


Bats in the Library!

Learn the truth about bats and how they live. Meet four bats from around the world, including the Stellaluna bat. This program is good for families with school age children.

Thursday, October 30
6:30 p.m.
Miller Stone Building


It's LEGO time

Use your imagination to build a unique LEGO creation or have fun constructing a project from one of our pattern books.


Saturdays, November 1, 8, 15, and 29
Saturday, December 6, 13, 20, and 27
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Helen Warner Branch


Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a story that is both timeless and universal. It is the delightful tale of the miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, and his clerk, Bob Cratchit. Through visits from the spirits of the season, Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas. This adapted play is a perfect family event.

Thursday, November 6
6:30 p.m.
Miller Stone Building


Tween Science: Brushbots

Make a tiny robot from a toothbrush and test your skills in a robot race. Registration is required, call 296-968-8166 ext. 517, ages 8-14.

Thursday, November 20
6:00 p.m.
Willard Library Meeting Room