Holiday Break Entertainment

It is coming… that week (or more) of vacation time during the holidays. If you are already dreading the “I’m bored” comments from your kids, then plan now to visit Flint Public Library! We have many options to keep your kids busy during their vacation time.

You can stop by the Library to check out materials, or access many of them through our website at Now is a great time to get a Library card so you are ready for the holidays! Just stop by a Service Desk with your ID and we can set you up. If you can’t make it to the Library for a card, don’t worry. You can get an E-Card online and use it to access all our web-based resources.

Check out a Launchpad. If your child is into technology, then make reading fun with a portable tablet series that you can use in the Library or check out. Each tablet is preloaded with different age-appropriate content to help children learn reading skills. No Wi-Fi access is required to use them.

Try one of our Playaway Books. These are self-contained audio books that you can check out. Plug the universal jack into any headphone and your child can get absorbed in many different kinds of age-appropriate stories.

Download magazines. We have some of the most popular kids’ magazines available for download, including National Geographic Kids, Highlights for Children, and more.

Fun and Games: visit the Library to use our computers or use your own device to access our huge collection of kids fun and games online. Just click “For Kids” on our homepage.

Drop-In Days. On Dec. 28-30, you can drop in from 2:00-5:00pm for a variety of activities geared towards our youngest patrons.

Watch a movie. All you need is a Library card, and you can stream thousands of movies for free from our website!

Find more information about programs, services, Library cards and more by visiting our website at

Hope to see you soon!

Calendar Items

Please note that all these events are free and open to the public.

  • Dec. 3: 9:30-11:00am Genealogy for Beginners
  • Dec. 3: 1:00-2:00pm Super Saturday Storytime
  • Dec. 6: 5:00-8:00pm Holiday Walk
  • Dec. 7: 4:00-6:00pm African American Art Legacy & Literacy Class*
  • Dec. 7: 5:30-6:30pm Wee Ones Storytime Yoga
  • Dec. 7: 6:00-7:00pm Podcasting @ FPL*
  • Dec. 10: 11:00am-12:30pm Little Explorers (ages 1-4)
  • Dec. 10: 11:00-12PM Podcasting FPL*
  • Dec. 10: 1:00-2:00pm Super Saturday Storytime
  • Dec. 10: 3:00-5:30pm Meet Your Muslim Neighbor
  • Dec. 13: 4:30-6:00pm Teen Writers Workshop
  • Dec. 14: 4:30-5:30pm Teen/Tween Trivia
  • Dec. 14: 5:30-6:30pm Wee Ones Storytime Yoga
  • Dec. 14: 6:00-7:00pm Podcasting @ FPL*
  • Dec. 15: 6:30-7:30pm Evening Readers Book Club, featuring “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  • Dec. 17: 1:00-2:00pm Super Saturday Storytime – Polar Express Edition
  • Dec. 17: 3:00-4:00pm VR at the Library
  • Dec. 17: 3:00-5:30pm Chess for Everyone
  • Dec. 20: 6:00-7:30pm Mastersingers Concert
  • Dec. 21: 12:00-1:00pm Fiction Only Book Club, discussing your favorite books of 2022
  • Dec. 27: 2:00-5:00pm Drop In & Play Games
  • Dec. 28: 2:00-5:00pm Drop In & Watch a Movie
  • Dec. 29: 2:00-5:00pm Drop In & Build
  • Jan. 4: 4:00-6:00pm African American Art Legacy & Literacy Class*
  • Jan. 7: 9:30-11:30am Flint Neighborhoods United meeting (all welcome)
  • Jan. 7: 10:00am-12:00pm Friends of the Flint Public Library book drop-off

Online Calendar

Our website calendar features the most current information about library programs. Please visit for more information and a complete event listing.

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