Libraries

Published February 27, 2021

TROY — March is Reading Month programming will go virtual this year for the Troy Public Library. The library will host a meet the author series via Zoom.

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Published February 26, 2021

TROY — Newly hired Troy Public Library Director Emily Dumas, who began her role Feb. 22, said the transition was a bit of a homecoming for her.

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Published February 24, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Creative contributions from Black artists from the 19th century through the present day were recently on full display virtually.

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Published February 23, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights Public Library is open for in-person visits, allowing patrons to browse for items, check out materials and use the computers, printers and more. Renovations are also ongoing.

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Published February 10, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — Last month, Director Doug Koschik retired from the Baldwin Public Library after 30 years of service. But he’s certainly not gone for good.

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Published February 10, 2021

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ROYAL OAK/TROY — When Royal Oak Public Library Director Emily Dumas, who has filled the role for the past two years, saw an opening to lead the Troy Public Library, she jumped on it.

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Published February 10, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — After being closed for six months for renovations, the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is open for curbside service.  

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Published February 9, 2021

WARREN — The Warren Library Commission met on Jan. 21 and voted to keep the city’s public libraries closed through the month of February.

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Published February 9, 2021

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FRASER/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A couple of area libraries are using the state’s Feb. 1 mandate to either loosen some restrictions or provide additional services.

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Published February 5, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Public Library has not been collecting late fees on overdue materials since the pandemic started last year.

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Published January 27, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Public Library is trying to meet patrons where they’re at during the pandemic. With building access limited, that means more online services for the residents at home.

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Published January 26, 2021

HAZEL PARK — A summer tradition at the Hazel Park library is making its winter debut.

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Published January 24, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — After having to shut down certain services for months at a time in 2020 due to coronavirus concerns, Sterling Heights’ Community Center and public library are starting to reintroduce in-person activities and services, at least in a limited way.

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Published January 14, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Since the Royal Oak Public Library shuttered its doors March 13, Director Emily Dumas and her staff have been busy implementing an expanded offering of virtual services and programs in addition to providing contactless pickup.

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Published January 13, 2021

TROY — Last summer saw protests across the country that called attention to police brutality against minorities, highlighting the injustice that people of color have faced for generations.

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Published January 12, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — 2020 meant the public approval of a library bond.

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Published January 10, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Nearly 30 years ago, Clara Bohrer received a phone call to inform her that she had been hired as the director of the West Bloomfield Township Public Library.

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Published January 8, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — As someone who grew up in Troy and served as the Troy Public Library director for more than 13 years, it was going to take a pretty good opportunity for Cathy Russ to leave her position there.

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Published December 21, 2020

FRASER — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused individuals and businesses across the spectrum to constantly pivot and adapt to a fluid situation. That includes the Fraser Public Library.

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Published December 8, 2020

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TROY/WEST BLOOMFIELD — After more than 13 years as the director of the Troy Public Library, Cathy Russ has left to take up the same position at the library in West Bloomfield Township.

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