THIS IS A basic description of our program offerings. THE NEW CALENDAR WILL BE POSTED june, 2019

  • 9:30 am Toddler Time: We will enhance the storybook experience through song, dance, and your children’s favorite characters such as Ladybug Girl, PJ Masks, Pete the Cat, Pout-Pout Fish, Dancing Dinosaur, Unicorn, Care Bear, Mrs. Honey and Mother Goose! Free, Monday - Friday.

  • 10:30 am Character Storytime: Our real storybook characters will bring stories to life for families. Experience the Leelanau Books fairies, snow princesses, pirate, island princess and a have an opportunity to meet our real mermaid. Characters and their friends will read stories and children can enhance their experience by getting a character makeover. The photo opportunity is priceless! Themed activities and crafts will also be available. The storybooks will be available as souvenirs. Our characters will sign a photo bookplate so children can relive their Leelanau Books summer storytime adventures at home. Storytime is free Monday - Friday. Character makeovers, storybooks and activities are individually priced.

  • 10:00-5:00 pm Make & Take Souvenirs: Children use their talents to create meaningful Leland souvenirs.  Activities may include rock jewelry, metal and leather stamping, Leland sand bottles, henna tattoos, nail and hair art, character makeovers, statue painting, backpack decorating and guided art painting projects.

  • 8:00 pm Bedtime Stories by People who make Leelanau Special: Cuddle up as a family on our Back Patio and meet some of our interesting community members. People who live in our storybook town will tell about what they do and then read some of their favorite children’s books. You might meet our Postmaster, a cherry farmer, firefighter, fisherman, historian, artist, author, librarian, mechanic, radio personality, whoever it is- we promise you will enjoy the entertainment. Ice cream cones are welcome! Tuesdays & Thursday evenings, Free