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

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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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

Pandas Story Time

Event date: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00pm

Pandas Story Time

We are crazy about pandas! Join us for a fun story time as we celebrate these loveable creatures.

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

Mother's Day Story Time

Event date: 
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:30am

Mother's Day Story Time & Craft Hour

Join us as we celebrate moms!  We will read some great stories and make fancy Mother's Day cards to take home.

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

 Llamas!

Event date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

Story time

Join us to celebrate our favorite pachyderms, Llamas! We will be reading stories and kids will have a chance to get there picture taken with a Llama Llama standee from the Anna Dewdney books.

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

Springtime- Animal Babies

Event date: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 10:30am

Story Time & Craft Hour

Join us for some stories about animal babies and springtime. We will be making a baby bunny craft to take home!

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

Penguins Story Time

Event date: 
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:30am

Penguins- Story time and craft hour.  Join us for some fun stories about Penguins and make one of your own to take home.

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

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