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This summertime favorite with the Wegeners is back! For kids ages 7 to 12. Come have so much fun you’ll forget you’re learning! Sign-up is required, in library or by CLICKING HERE.

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Sign up now for this special KIDS session of Ukulele Club! Space is limited and is first come, first served. This session is designed for kids 8–12 years old, and teaches the basics of playing a ukulele so they can start their musical journey! A ukulele can be checked out from the library for the entire 7-week session. Parents must sign our Library of Things agreement to check out a ukulele. 

Sign up at the library, by calling 269.695.3681, or CLICKING HERE.

Preschool Story Time @ The Common

Wednesdays June 16–July 28 at 10:30am. Music, songs, dance, and stories! Recommended for ages 2–6 but everyone is welcome. 

Kids Craft-to-go

Pick up a ready-to-make  craft kit for kids! Register here by Wednesday, April 14 and pick up your craft on Friday, April 16.

Story Walk on the Preserves

Chikaming Open Lands is partnering with Buchanan District Library, Bridgman Public Library, New Buffalo Township Library, and Three Oaks Township Library for a Story Walk on the Preserves! Check out the fun-filled family friendly story books at four COL preserves Sunday, March 21st through Monday, June 21st!
Buchanan District Library sponsored the Story Walk at the Burns Prairie Preserve. Check it out, and visit the other Story Walks at Jens Jensen Preserve, Robinson Woods Preserve, and Turtle Creek Preserve.

Story Walk on the Common

Check out BDL's Story Walk on the Buchanan Common!

Ukulele Club

 Interested in a future Ukulele Club class? Sign up using this Google form to be contacted when we schedule the next session.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This program promotes early literacy skills for children from birth to age five and encourages parent and child bonding through reading.  Sign your child up with Miss Sarah and track your progress.  See Miss Sarah for your welcome packet, which includes a new book, a reading list, and information on early child development and reading.  After each 100 book milestone, your child receives a sticker.  When your child reads 1000 books, his or her photo and name will be proudly displayed in the Desenberg Children's Corner and they will receive a book.  One book a day is 365 books read in 1 year!  Get started today! 

Hour of Code
Learn how to code with games, free and accessible from any computer with the internet! Check it out at!

Youth Digital Access Cards
Buchanan Middle and High School students or juvenile residents age 10 to 17 years without a standard library card may be issued a Youth Digital Access Card. The Youth Digital Access Card grants the cardholder access to the library’s digital media collection, including eBooks and audiobooks through Overdrive or Libby. It does not grant access to library computers or checking out circulating items. Those wishing to apply for a Youth Digital Access Card must present a Buchanan School ID, driver’s license, or other ID.

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