wow! we have some amazing entertainment and art opportunities this summer! be sure to click on each opportunity in the calendar to get a full description of experiene opportunities.

  • 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.

  • 11:00 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, crafts and 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. Character make-overs start at 10am.

  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Make & Take Souvenirs: Children use their talents to create meaningful Leland souvenirs.  Activities may include jewelry, metal and leather stamping, Leland sand bottles, henna tattoos, nail and hair art, statue painting, backpack decorating, wooden nightlight painting, design and paint a rustic photo clipboard, watercolor painting of Leland, acrylic painting of a Leland sunset, Gwen Frostic block carving and poetry book, and paint a watercolor greeting card set.