Libraries

Published August 16, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Next month, the Madison Heights Public Library will experiment with hours on Sunday, a day when the library is normally closed. It’s a change made possible with the Madison Heights City Council’s approval of an increase in the library’s part-time personnel budget.  

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Published August 13, 2019

TROY — Although we can’t control genetics, we can control lifestyle choices to help keep our brains healthy. 

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Published August 12, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Macomb Public Library system has a variety of offerings and activities coming up.

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Published August 7, 2019

TROY — Have a hankering to see wild animals that roam Botswana, Namibia or the Falkland Islands, but not the money or time to travel there?

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Published August 6, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — An upcoming golf outing is all about bringing folks together.

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Published August 6, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In the fall of 2015, all three branches of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library — located in Clinton and Macomb townships — used a national initiative called “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” to spur creativity and imagination in children up to age 5.

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Published July 29, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Both the Eastpointe Memorial Library and Roseville Public Library are inviting the public to stop by this August for some fun programs and new opportunities.

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Published July 25, 2019

TROY — For guitarist Joey Leone, the story of blues music is the story of America. 

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Published July 22, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Discussion continued July 10 as a request was made for Macomb Township to assume all responsibility for right of way improvements along Broughton Road in front of the new Clinton-Macomb Public Library North Branch, at a cost of over $800,000.

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Published July 22, 2019

UTICA — The Utica Public Library made poetry both fun and interesting with a book spine poetry competition July 15.

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Published July 16, 2019

TROY — Lisa Rush will present “The Story of Eastern Market” at the Troy Public Library at 7 p.m. July 23.

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Published July 16, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Well, historians like to kick up their heels from time to time too, and that’s what the Birmingham Museum is doing with its next two lectures at the Baldwin Public Library. Dubbed “Throwback Thursdays,” the museum will host presentations at the library at 7 p.m. July 18 and Aug. 8.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Public Library no longer plans to ask voters to approve a millage hike in November that officials previously said would help put the library on solid financial footing.

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Published July 9, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Who’s responsible to pay for right of way improvements?

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Published July 9, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Summer means summer vacation, and that means kids may be looking for something to do. Both the Eastpointe Memorial Library and the Roseville Public Library are offering ways to give young people a fun season.

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Published July 1, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS/PLEASANT RIDGE — At its most recent meeting, the Pleasant Ridge City Commission approved placing a library millage on the upcoming November ballot. The commission approved the millage proposal at its June 11 meeting; it will ask residents to vote on the renewal of its library millage for up to 0.5 mills in the Nov. 5 election.

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Published June 28, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Decluttering can be a big task, especially if many items have a sentimental meaning to you. Whether it’s books, furniture or even a relative’s possessions, it can all add up over time. But there comes a point when it’s too much, and you ask yourself, “Do I really need this?”

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Published June 27, 2019

HAZEL PARK — This year’s summer reading program is space-themed at the Hazel Park District Library, and there is programming to match, including astronaut training and a chance to build and launch your own rocket ship. Fans of “Star Wars” should also take note, with one event dedicated entirely to adventures a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

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Published June 24, 2019

UTICA — The Utica Public Library and volunteers from local communities came together last week to create fleece knot blankets for the benefit of local shelter animals.

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Published June 19, 2019

TROY — As a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan, at the height of the economic downturn, Drew Philp said he saw everyone he graduated with leave the state.

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