Libraries

Published June 19, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Masks, hand sanitizer and plexiglass dividers greet visitors to St. Clair Shores municipal buildings as they reopen after a nearly three-month shutdown due to COVID-19.

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Published June 19, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It will look a little different this year, but the St. Clair Shores Library Summer Reading Club will return for 2020.

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Published June 19, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The pages are turning once more at the Sterling Heights Public Library as it continues some services and resumes others in different ways in light of the governor allowing some reopenings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published June 19, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — For many, almost 10 weeks in quarantine would’ve been better with trips to the local library and countless hours spent basking in the company of borrowed books.

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Published June 18, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  For residents who love their local library, life recently took a turn for the better, as the West Bloomfield Township Public Library began resuming some of its services June 8.

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Published June 18, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — After being closed since March 14, the West Bloomfield Township Public Library began resuming some of its services June 8.

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Published June 9, 2020

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Hills Public Library is inviting children, teens and adults to spend their summer engaged in books with a new, expanded summer reading program available exclusively online this year.

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Published June 9, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/PARK/FARMS — Now is the time to “imagine your story.” On June 1, the Grosse Pointe Public Library, or GPPL, began taking registration for its annual summer reading program. The program runs until Aug. 14. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story,” and everyone is encouraged to participate.

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Published June 9, 2020

FRASER — The Fraser Public Library announced June 4 that it would reopen for curbside pick-up starting June 9, after press time.

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Published June 4, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Dragons, fairies and other fantastical creatures are the stars of this year’s summer reading program through the Hazel Park Memorial District Library, titled “Imagine Your Story.” But due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s program will be held virtually.

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Published March 24, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Macomb Public Library branches are closed through at least April 5, but that doesn’t mean patrons will be left in the dark.

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Published March 13, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Those looking to flex their green thumb can get started with free seeds available at the Madison Heights Public Library’s newly launched Seed Library.

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Published March 9, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Skye Patrick, the director of the Los Angeles County Library system, believes the role of libraries in communities is changing from a center for knowledge and media to a community gathering place.

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Published March 3, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Area District Library is celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2020 and is inviting people to attend a party to help commemorate the occasion.

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Published March 2, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Public Library will present a new St. Patrick’s Day-themed program March 7 that will involve learning with holiday fun.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — Dawn Riley, a professional author and speaker who competed in four America’s Cup and two Whitbread Round the World sailboat races, and was part of the winning crew in the America’s Cup race in 1992, will share her story at the Troy Public Library at 6:30 p.m. March 3.

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Published February 25, 2020

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Eastpointe Memorial Library and the Roseville Public Library are springing into action, as March rolls around, by offering several fun activities for residents.

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Published February 19, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — In order to stay on top of what residents want in their local library, Southfield Public Library officials are seeking the public’s input to help them put together a new strategic plan.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A new chapter of change is underway as the Sterling Heights Public Library begins a remodeling process. But library staff members are warning that not all of it will be quiet.

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Published February 14, 2020

HAZEL PARK — An extensive collection of vintage out-of-print newspapers that were slowly disintegrating at Hazel Park’s library will now be preserved for future generations, thanks to a grant the library won in a statewide contest.

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