Libraries

Published April 16, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — On May 4, the Clinton-Macomb Public Library, or CMPL, is hosting a groundbreaking event for the new North Branch at 11 a.m.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Bassist Rob Crozier described the sound of the Rob Crozier Jazz Ensemble as an “eclectic blend of modern jazz and world music.”

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Published April 10, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Four authors will come to the Rochester area this month as part of a 35-year-old program aimed at creating lifelong learners.

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Published April 8, 2019

UTICA — The Utica Public Library and the community recently came together to gather fleece donations for the benefit of local shelter animals ahead of a planned date to make blankets to give to the animals.

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Published April 5, 2019

HAZEL PARK — For the kickoff of the Hazel Park District Library’s summer reading program this year, attendees will enter an inflatable dome, 36 feet across, and look to the dome’s ceiling to see a star-filled sky that recreates the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere, exactly as they appear the day of the presentation.

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Published April 2, 2019

TROY — Learn how the Motown sound came to be supreme when Joel Stone, the senior curator of the Detroit Historical Society, talks about how Berry Gordy Jr., the founder of Motown Records, took Detroit’s musical assets and made history.

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Published April 2, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE PARK — It’s time to curl up with a good book — the Grosse Pointe Public Library will be participating in National Library Week April 7-13.

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Published April 2, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Spring has sprung and the Eastpointe and Roseville libraries are getting into the season.

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Published April 1, 2019

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CLINTON/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — She is the latest metro Detroiter to appear on one of America’s greatest quiz shows.

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Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Public school students will be off for spring break the first week in April, but local children needn’t fear being bored if they don’t have any vacation plans — the St. Clair Shores Public Library is adding programming for the week.

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Published March 20, 2019

TROY — Kitchen designer Sara Fithault, of EW Kitchens, based at the Michigan Design Center, believes great design is in the details that you don’t notice.

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Published March 20, 2019

TROY — Rick Forrest has been birding with his friend Vic Dorer for 43 years, since they were in their mid-20s.

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Published March 20, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The North Branch of the Clinton-Macomb Public Library in Macomb Township has partnered with the Detroit Institute of Arts for “Through Her Eyes: Women Artists in the DIA’s Collection.”

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Published March 19, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Katie Fahey was just a woman in her mid-20s, living in the Grand Rapids area, working a job in sustainable business. Then, one social media post changed everything.

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Published March 18, 2019

UTICA — Have fun while making a difference at the Utica Public Library. The library, located at 7530 Auburn Road, is seeking donations now and volunteers later to make blankets for animals in need at 1 p.m. June 25 during the library’s summer reading program.

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Published March 12, 2019

TROY — Did you know that during World War II, Italian and German prisoners of war picked sugar beets in Michigan’s Thumb region, cut wood in the Upper Peninsula and picked fruit in Berrien County due to severe labor shortages?

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Published March 12, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham City Commission voted 6-0 Feb. 25 to develop and issue a request for proposals for the construction of an updated and expanded youth services section at the Baldwin Public Library.

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Published March 7, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — A recent donation to the Rochester Hills Public Library has brought the magical world of books to life in the youth room.

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Published March 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — You’ve probably seen a few familiar faces around the library lately. 

According to Adult Services Librarian Alicia Bell, it has been an annual tradition since 2014 to feature portraits throughout the library of leaders in the African-American community in celebration of Black History Month, which is in February. 

However, this year, a suggestion from a patron prompted library staff to feature more local influencers. 

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Published March 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A sculpture named after the titular character of Moby Dick, the 1851 novel by Herman Melville, was installed Feb. 21 in the fountain in front of the Southfield Public Library, 26000 Evergreen Road. 

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