Libraries

Published June 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  The West Bloomfield Township Public Library is gearing up to kick off its annual summer reading and summer challenge programs for children, teens and adults. 

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Published June 13, 2018

HAZEL PARK — A giant tortoise, giant snake, kangaroo, honey bear, fox, Siberian lynx, exotic birds and more are coming to the Hazel Park District Library, allowing patrons to see them up close. People of all ages are welcome to the hands-on traveling exhibit, which will take place at 1 p.m.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills Public Library patrons can now access more e-books, movies and television shows on their personal devices than before.

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Published June 12, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE PARK/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Readers, get ready to rock. The Grosse Pointe Public Library will again hold its summer reading program, and this year’s theme of “Libraries Rock!” promises to hit all the right notes.

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Published June 11, 2018

HARPER WOODS  The Harper Woods Public Library is encouraging children, teens and families to read through its summer reading program, which will kick off on Monday, June 18.

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Published June 11, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — When kids are out of school for the summer, they may get restless sitting at home. The movies can be a great activity, but it can be expensive for tickets and snacks.

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Published June 11, 2018

UTICA — The Utica Public Library will host its first-ever read-with-a-therapy-dog events at the library during the months of June and July in correlation with its summer reading program that begins this month.

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Published June 5, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — As the school year comes to a close, the Rochester Hills Public Library is hoping its summer reading program will help keep books open for people of all ages.

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Published May 30, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — School is almost over and summer is near. Both local libraries, the Eastpointe Memorial Library, 15875 Oak Ave., and the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., have announced programs for all ages to enjoy throughout the month of June.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

The Sterling Heights Public Library plans to heat up a new series of summer reading for patrons of just about all ages. According to Jason Groth, library public relations and programs coordinator, the library will kick off its summer reading program June 18. The program will last until Aug.Read More

Published May 29, 2018

TROY — A program at the Troy Public Library will examine what led up to the 1967 Detroit uprising. 

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Published May 29, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — School’s almost out for the summer, and local libraries are gearing up to meet the literary needs of local families.

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Published May 24, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Pet rocks, rock ’n’ roll and more will greet readers this summer at the St. Clair Shores Public Library, 22500 E. 11 Mile Road.

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Published May 15, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Public Library is back on the road again with its new community bookmobile.

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Published May 15, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Families can enjoy a new picture book each month while strolling along the Rochester Hills Public Library’s garden path. For the first time last summer, the library installed a temporary Braille-enhanced story walk — an activity that places the pages from a children’s picture book along a popular walking route in the community. It was so popular that the library decided to launch a new, permanent Braille-enhanced story walk this summer.  

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Published May 15, 2018

HAZEL PARK — The Hazel Park District Library has hosted all kinds of animals in the past: dogs, baby lambs, piglets, sloths, snakes, iguanas, hedgehogs, rats — even hissing cockroaches and baby alligators. Now live birds of prey will be added to the list.Read More

Published May 1, 2018

TROY — Sean Gaskell will bring his music and will discuss the history of the West Africa kora during a performance at the Troy Public Library at 1 p.m. May 5 as part of a new concert series at the library.

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Published April 25, 2018

TROY — Subsidizing a seven-day library is off the table for at least a year after the Troy City Council reviewed the proposed $148.8 million city budget last week. 

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Published April 16, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — When Charlie Bucket found a golden ticket wrapped around a chocolate bar, it earned him a trip to the mysterious candy factory run by Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

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Published April 10, 2018

CLAWSON — While Clawson Mayor Deborah Wooley read a proclamation recognizing April 8-14 as National Library Week during the April 3 City Council meeting, Blair Memorial Library Director Jenni Gannod said the library would be celebrating all month long.

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Farmington Hills
Theater camp for kids
9 a.m.-noon
Farmington Players Barn Theater
Clawson
Library summer concert series
7 p.m.
Blair Memorial Library

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