Ann Arbor, MI

Local Resources

Ann Arbor District Library

Who We Are

The Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) system is composed of the Downtown Library and four branch libraries:
Malletts Creek, Traverwood, West, and Pittsfield.

For general information please call: (734) 327-4200

To renew or request materials please call: (734) 327-4219

All branches are open:

Monday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Ann Arbor Family

A parent's monthly resource for family-focused news, issues, and events happening in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area.

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

The Mission of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is to inspire people to discover the wonder of science, math and technology.

Our Vision is to be the leader in imaginative and interactive learning experiences.

Ann Arbor with Kids

Ann Arbor with Kids is a resource for Ann Arbor families to learn about local activities, events, and deals. The core demographic is families with children in preschool through elementary school although we also cover activities from infants through teens. Ann Arbor with Kids also provides reviews of activities around town and products that may be of interest to families. Ann Arbor with Kids is interested in helping to support the local Michigan economy by providing reviews for products made or developed in Michigan.

Ann Arbor YMCA

The Ann Arbor YMCA is a charitable membership organization of men, women and children of all ages, abilities, incomes, races and religions. We are dedicated to helping individuals and families build healthy spirits, minds and bodies. Our programs promote member engagement, healthy lifestyles and community involvement. Through the generous contributions of our donors, the YMCA is able to provide financial scholarships that enable all members of the community to enjoy YMCA programs, regardless of income. Please let us know if we may serve you or your family in this way. Please stop by the membership desk, call 734-996-9622, or download the financial assistance application on this site.

Chelsea District Library

Chelsea District Library was started in the early 1930s to bring books to the public. Our book collection began with 22 books, and has since expanded to a total collection at the beginnning of 2009 to 66,142 items, of that 54,757 are print materials and 11,088 are media materials. Our circulation was 313,295 for 2008 with a total per capita circulation of 7.10.

Dexter District Library

The Dexter District Library serves everyone by being a center for popular materials in a variety of print, audiovisual and electronic formats.

Dominos Petting Farm

Domino's Petting Farm is conveniently located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a perfect setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals.

Come join us for a fun-filled day. Pet our animals, including our many rare breeds, and enjoy a hayride.

Walk down to our beautiful pond and feed our ducks or stroll around our 15 acres of open pasture and see animals in their natural habitat.

Jungle Java

Welcome to Ann Arbor Jungle Java!

Michigan’s preferred indoor play center where kids can play and parents can relax! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in the Jungle themed indoor playground. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designed just for them. Jungle Java is a favorite for birthday parties while also catering to the public, open 7 days a week. Check out Jungle Java for your next birthday party venue or simply when you need to let the kids stretch their legs or a family day outing.

Full menu offered for either a snack or sandwich, made to order. Smoothies, coffee drinks and more…


Drop in anytime to explore the My Urban Toddler “City” with your children ages 0-5! We have all imagination driven play including dress up and age appropriate toys and books. Enjoy playing with them or relax while they explore with new friends. Daily admission is $5 per child.

Saline District Library

The recently-expanded Saline District Library is a 33,000 square foot building set on 14 wooded acres in the heart of Saline. Many windows provide wonderful views, and a nature trail leads visitors across a bridge and through the woods. (View Library Floor Plan, Library Grounds Plant Identification website, Woodland Trail, and trail brochure.)

The Chelsea TreeHouse

The TreeHouse was selected by parents as one of their favorite places to play and have a birthday party in the Detroit area by Nickelodeon and Our indoor playground and cafe is in Chelsea, Michigan, conveniently located within easy driving distance from Ann Arbor, Jackson, Saline, Dexter and the surrounding areas.

The TreeHouse’s location since 2011, is easy to find in downtown Chelsea, Michigan, at the corner of Main St (M-52) and Old US 12. We are in the Village Plaza shopping center next to the Chelsea Post Office and Aberdeen Bike & Outdoors.

The Chelsea TreeHouse
1101 S. Main St.
Chelsea, Michigan 48118
Tel: (734) 475-1555