Libraries

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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Published April 9, 2018

Sterling Heights Public Library is encouraging the public to check out some advice on using their checkbooks when Money Smart Week returns April 21-28.

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Published April 9, 2018

Those who owe late fees to the Hazel Park District Library can have their fees forgiven by donating food at the library, supporting Gleaners Community Food Bank. 

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Published April 9, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — With vacation season kicking into high gear, the Shelby Township Library is looking to keep residents productive even when they are away from home.

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Published April 6, 2018

CENTER LINE — Books. Programs for children and adults. Resources for exploration and learning. The support provided by the Friends of the Center Line Library over its 25 years in existence has been immeasurable.

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Published April 2, 2018

UTICA — The Utica Public Library periodically opens up time for members of the community to share their love of poetry and self-expression at its poetry slams.

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Published March 30, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting young people to explore an art form from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, that many may have never considered before: slam poetry.

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Published March 26, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — For those making this spring break from school a “staycation,” the St. Clair Shores Public Library has options to keep the kids occupied.

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Published March 16, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting members of the community to join health professional Dr. Asha Shajahan for a presentation to improve their quality of life.

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Published March 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Kids can hang out with dogs and increase their reading skills with the West Bloomfield Township Public Library’s pet program. 

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Published March 8, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — One of the library’s most devoted volunteers, and eventually an employee, has now been named its new director. The Harrison Township Public Library’s board last week agreed to appoint Melissa Goins to the $60,000-salaried position, which was vacated in late November by the very first paid director, Dan Hutchins.

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Published March 7, 2018

TROY — Bassist Rob Crozier said Nessa — the quartet that will perform at the Troy Public Library March 10 — is not a typical Irish pub band. 

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Published March 7, 2018

TROY — Each week, Sterling Heights resident Jolyn Felten scours the weekly grocery ads and searches for items that match up with coupon offers. 

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