Story Time - Explore Nature!

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am

Theme: Explore Nature!

One of our super readers will read great books for great kids and guide your preschooler in a small art project or related make-and-take activity.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Story TIme - Explore Art!

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 11:00am

Theme: Explore Art!

One of our super readers will read great books for great kids and guide your preschooler in a small art project or related make-and-take activity.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Courtyard Chalk Party with David Zinn

Event date: 
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

David Zinn has been creating original artwork in and around Ann Arbor, Michigan since 1987. For more than twenty years, he freelanced for a wide variety of commercial clients while simultaneously sneaking “pointless” art into the world at large. He is joining us in the courtyard for the afternoon for some community fun! We will have chalk for you to create your own masterpiece.

About the Artist

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Story Time: Donuts with Dad

Event date: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 11:00am

You DONUT want to miss this very special story time to celebrate Father’s Day! This is a fun time to share with the one you love. Donuts and lemonade will be served for all to enjoy. Bring dad, brother, uncle or grandpa. We will enjoy our treats, a fun story and a craft.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Afternoon Author Adventure at Nicola’s Books

Event date: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 3:00pm

Bring your family out for an afternoon to celebrate some wonderful local children’s authors and illustrators that include; Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen and Tracy Gallup – the author and illustrator of My First Book of Haiku Poems, Nancy E. Shaw the author of Sheep in a Jeep 5 Minute Stories, Deb Gonzales author of Girls with Guts and Deb Pilutti author of The Secrets of Ninja School. We will have stations step-up around the store for families to visit with the authors and there will be prizes for children that wear their sports uniforms.

Sheep in a Jeep 5-Minute Stories Cover Image
By Nancy E. Shaw, Margot Apple (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781328566744
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

My First Book of Haiku Poems: A Picture, a Poem and a Dream; Classic Poems by Japanese Haiku Masters Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9784805315156
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 12th, 2019

Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records Cover Image
By Debbie Gonzales, Rebecca Gibbon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580897471
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - May 14th, 2019

The Secrets of Ninja School Cover Image
By Deb Pilutti, Deb Pilutti (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627796491
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 20th, 2018

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Party

Event date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:00am

Join us for a fun afternoon as we kick-off our summer reading program! This year’s theme will be “Explore the World Around You”. Come pick-up your summer reading packet and explore the education and activity stations!  No registration necessary.

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Night Time Story Time with Special Guest Chris Van Dusen

Event date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:30pm

Join us for Night Time Story Time at Nicola’s Book! Bring your family out for a meet + greet with illustrator Chris Van Dusen as he shares A Piglet Named Mercy. Cookies and milk will be served to all – and don’t forget to wear your pajamas!!

About the Book

A Piglet Named Mercy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763677534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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