If you’ve been looking for a way to enjoy reading with your toddler but haven’t found a way to keep them invested in the story, maybe Bookworms at the Broad can help! The program is designed to by a storytime in collaboration with the East Lansing Public Library, and is recommended for children ages 2-5.

Studies show that developing strong reading skills early can provide a whole host of benefits for children, including improved speech development, enhanced concentration and discipline, set the basis for academic excellence and more!

This month’s theme is water.

Bookworms at the Broad. From 1-2 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Endnote X7 and Endnote Online. From 10-12 a.m. FREE. MSU Library, 366 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-8700.

Beginning West Coast Swing. From 7:15-8:05 p.m. $125.00. Michigan Athletic Club, 900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 364-8870.

Intermediate West Coast Swing. From 8:15-9:05 p.m. $125.00. Michigan Athletic Club, 900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing. (517) 364-8870.

Shamanic Education & Healing Clinic. From 6-8 p.m. Donation as guided. Willow Stick Ceremonies & Healing Arts, 335 Seymour Ave., Suite D Lansing. 517-402-6727.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Bookworms at the Broad. From 1-2 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

Greenthumbs StoryTime. From 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

MUSIC

Shenanigans at Allen Farmers Market. From 5-6:30 p.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 999-3911.

EVENTS

"Lion" Movie & Panel Discussion. At 6 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6). From 11:15 a.m. to noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 South Main St., Webberville. (517) 521-3643.