Let’s take a road trip across the great Mitten State to wrap up Summer Discover 2023!
Pick up a passport at any JDL location from July 21-31 and start making your way around the district to explore all 13 Michigan destinations represented at the branches.
Visit 3 locations to earn a frisbee, visit 7 locations to earn a pair of sunglasses and visit 10 locations to earn a drawstring bag.
Activities will be available until 30 minutes before each location closes during the week of the Wrap-Up Tour.
Celebrate the end of summer reading at the Brooklyn Branch with ice cream and sidewalk chalk! Stop by to enjoy a frozen treat and get creative with chalk.
Join us at the Brooklyn Branch for a showing of Finding Nemo!
Stop by any JDL branch starting June 6 to pick up a kit for creating your very own ocean in a bottle.
Available while supplies last.
Join stunt troupe Ring of Steel for an action-packed Medieval re-enactment!
This program will be livestreamed on Youtube: https://youtu.be/bAJSXlAoQlw
Imagination Required! Enter the world of “Little People”; solve mysteries, and find gold in a presentation that will entertain the entire family! Join Storyteller Jen Strauss for a program filled with magic, music, fairy dust and story!
This event will be livestreamed on July 20 and available to view on our Facebook page until July 26.
All across the globe, the language of dress is spoken. Sometimes quietly, sometimes loud, sometimes understood, sometimes feared…our chosen ways of adornment speak volumes. Beautifully Wrapped seeks to explore our natural curiosity of others, in ways that are engaging, open and honest so that we may get to know a bit more of humanity.
In this virtual program, anthropologist Zarinah El-Amin Naeem shares the history and culture of headwrapping.
This event will be livestreamed on our Facebook page
Join award-winning paleontologist, author, and storyteller Joseph “PaleoJoe” Kchdol for a wild ride through the ancient world as he introduces animals, plants, and creatures that have been extinct for millions of years. His high energy program brings life to these creatures of long ago! Learn about geological forces that shaped our world through fossil collecting and study.
This event will be livestreamed on our Facebook page.
Using free open source animation software, you will learn to create several different animations in the traditional style of animation. This will be a pre-recorded program so that students may play and pause at their leisure in order to animate at their own pace.
This program will be available June 29-July5 and can be viewed on our Facebook page or click clicking this link: https://youtu.be/XDk2CcMgedc
Cameron Zvara will make sure to leave you with a memory you will never forget. Cameron’s virtual performance is jam packed with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and more! His show is designed for the entire family to enjoy, keeping everything 100% squeaky clean at all times.
This event will be available to watch on our website from June 22-28.