Libraries

Published August 5, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — Improvements are forthcoming at a local library.

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Published July 28, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Public Library has put its 3D printers to use to create face shields for local health care workers, senior centers and community members.

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Published July 24, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — In the last edition of the Madison-Park News, the staff at the Hazel Park library shared reading recommendations. Now staff members at the Madison Heights library are sharing their own.

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Published July 17, 2020

HAZEL PARK — A good read is a smart way to beat the heat of summer — especially during a pandemic that has put so many activities on hold. The staff at the Hazel Park Memorial District Library are passionate about the many tales waiting to be discovered in their collection, both in the building at 123 E Nine Mile Road and in their catalog online. Here are some of their top picks.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — After months of being closed, the Rochester Hills Public Library reopened to the public July 6 with an occupancy limit of 180 patrons and additional safety restrictions in place.

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Published July 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Construction has begun at the Grosse Pointe Public Library’s Central Branch to build a new outdoor community plaza with free Wi-Fi and to renovate the front porch to add an outdoor seating area.

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Published July 7, 2020

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s the value of staying home with a good book. But do residents of Bloomfield Hills still want to continue to get their books, e-books, subscriptions, programming and other services from the Baldwin Public Library, or is it time to close the book on the city’s contract with Birmingham’s library?

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Published July 7, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — More than three months after closing its branches’ doors, the Farmington Community Library board of directors have announced their  plans to reopen the library in a series of phases.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Library has decided to go digital with its summer reading program this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Published July 7, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Public Library’s summer reading program is back, and if you’re looking for some fun that will keep you busy during the next few weeks, you might want to check out the program.

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Published July 6, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Libraries have slowly begun to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it might be a while longer before they are open to the public.

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Published July 1, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Mount Clemens Public Library opened in 1969, and since then, some say its infrastructure hasn’t changed much. For the Aug. 4 primary, voters in Mount Clemens will decide on a new bond proposal for the Mount Clemens Public Library.

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Published July 1, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Aug. 4, Harrison Township residents will decide to approve or reject a Harrison Township Public Library millage.

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Published July 1, 2020

HAZEL PARK — With health guidelines still advising against large gatherings at this time, the Hazel Park Memorial District Library has shifted its community programming to a virtual format.

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Published June 23, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — It’s been a long few months, and the staff at the Southfield Public Library is ready to welcome back their patrons.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order March 23, there were 40,000 items checked out of the Troy Public Library.

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Published June 23, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The grand opening of the new Clinton-Macomb Public Library, located on Broughton Road south of 25 Mile Road, has been pushed to late summer 2021.

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Published June 23, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — For over three months, doors at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library have been closed.

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Published June 22, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Because of e-books, movies and music that can be downloaded from anywhere to virtually any device, streaming media has proved itself these past several months to be the hero of quarantine.

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Published June 19, 2020

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — With libraries being forced to close in the face of the COVID-19 quarantine, they were faced with many challenges. Their patrons were faced with perhaps even more.

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