Libraries

Published September 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Libraries are typically one of the places where students may go to learn, research and hit the books. But when COVID-19 precautions make that difficult, digital resources are there to fill in the gap, library spokespeople say.

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Published August 25, 2020

FARMINGTON — Two new trustees have been appointed to the Farmington Community Library Board to represent the city of Farmington.

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Published August 25, 2020

ROYAL OAK — As local libraries evolved to become much more than a place to check out books, COVID-19 forced them to once again evaluate their service models.

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Published August 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — With a brand-new library on the way, Shelby Township recently unveiled a new page on the township’s municipal website that provides residents access to a construction-site camera that updates every 30 minutes.

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Published August 11, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — Controversy has once again found its way to the Farmington Community Library.

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Published August 10, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Around this time next year, the plan is for Macomb Township to have the newest library in the county.

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Published August 7, 2020

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Despite the COVID-19 quarantine limiting what public libraries can offer, both the Eastpointe Memorial Library and the Roseville Public Library are reminding their patrons that they are open and have some fun and engaging activities to join in on.

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Published August 7, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Late fees are no longer a thing at the Hazel Park Memorial District Library.

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Published August 6, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Those who enjoy browsing inside their local library have reason to cheer: The West Bloomfield Township Public Library opened to the public July 15.

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Published August 5, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A total of 39.6% of voters in Harrison Township elected a clerk, a treasurer and a slew of trustee candidates that will battle again this November, while a library millage was rejected by double digits.

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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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