Upcoming Events

Spooky Monster Banners

Make a scary or cute monster banner to hang up at home! Hot glue will be available but not necessary for this craft.

Mini-Monster Stuffies

Local crafter, Beth Battey, returns to teach this fun, monstrously creative, sewing workshop. Make your own unique stuffed monster! All supplies provided. This is an intricate project that will require the entire time and patience to complete.

A Visit From Chillers Author Johnathan Rand

Johnathan Rand, local author of the popular youth series Michigan Chillers and American Chillers, discusses how he became a writer and how reading and writing are necessary in life. While his books can be spooky, this talk will not be!

There will be books for sale and an author signing after the presentation. This event is geared towards children age 7 and up.

NaNoWriMo Kick Off Party

If you've ever thought about writing a novel, here's your inspiration: NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)!

National Novel Writing Month is a non-profit event that encourages teens and adults to tackle the challenge of writing a novel during the month of November. Participants begin writing on November 1 with the goal of writing a 50,000 word (approximately 175 page) novel by 11:59:59, November 30.

Hosted by the local NaNo liaison Eric Foldenauer, this event includes light refreshments - so come and enjoy and get your creative juices flowing. Meet other local writers who will inspire you to face the challenge!

Official NaNoWriMo writing sessions will be held at the Downtown Library during November, but get a head start and celebrate with this great kick off party!

Circle K Homework Help

Need help with homework? Students in grades K-12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary - just drop by!

Circle K Homework Help

Need help with homework? Students in grades K-12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary - just drop by!

Workshop: AI in Unreal 4

Use the cutting-edge Unreal Engine 4 to learn the basics of artificial intelligence for games. Learn about the different goals of game AIs and how they accomplish those goals, while getting familiar with Unreal's innovative visual scripting system. Then you'll get to work on enemy AI for your own game! No prior experience is necessary. This hands-on workshop is presented by the staff of GameStart.

Make a Halloween Wreath!

Get in the spooky spirit making a Halloween-themed wreath!

Internet Privacy and Social Media with Nabeela Jaffer

There is a growing need to educate our community members about internet privacy and social media like FaceBook, twitter Instagram, etc. But more importantly, parents need to know what their kids are up and what they are talking/sharing/watching on these social media, infringement of personal privacy.

Nabeela Jaffer will be talking about the latest trends in the use of social media. Social media is like a must have norm in the new technology world. She will talk about pros and cons of social media like facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat story and linkedin. She will also discuss how to use social media effectively without risking one's privacy.

Nabeela Jaffer, owner of Jafferson Computers, is a software developer and a consultant. She has a BS in Computer Science and is finishing her MSIS at College of Business, Eastern Michigan University. Nabeela has over fifteen years of experience in IT field and she has developed several web and mobile apps on different platforms.

There is a growing need to educate our community members about internet privacy and social media like FaceBook, twitter Instagram, etc. But more importantly, parents need to know what their kids are up and what they are talking/sharing/watching on these social media, infringement of personal privacy.

Circle K Homework Help

Need help with homework? Students in grades K-12 can get homework help at AADL, provided by volunteers for the University of Michigan chapter of Circle K. No appointment necessary - just drop by!