Libraries

Published April 7, 2023

NOVI — The Novi Public Library received an unprecedented amount of participation in its online strategic planning survey, according to preliminary results facilitated by ReThinking Libraries LLC.

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Published March 22, 2023

ROCHESTER HILLS — The contract for the Oakland Talking Book Service at the Rochester Hills Public Library has been renewed, giving Oakland County residents who are unable to read or use standard printed materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical limitations at least five more years of service.

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Published March 21, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Library reopened March 6 after an approximately two-month closure because of water damage that occurred after a building failure on Christmas Eve.

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Published March 8, 2023

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Public Library has adopted a new long-term strategic plan that will serve as a guide for the library through 2025.

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Published March 8, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS — Originally set to reopen in March, the renovated Madison Heights Public Library is now set to reopen later in April. But officials say the extra time will be worth the wait, with a “makerspace” that will allow patrons to create all sorts of things.

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Published February 22, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights Public Library is ready to start a new chapter in its history with a five-year strategic plan, and some possible courses of action could eventually mean raising new revenue or even transitioning into a district library, according to the library’s director.

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Published February 8, 2023

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Through March 26, Bloomfield Township residents can put their creative eye to the test for the library’s annual photo contest.

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Published January 24, 2023

FRANKLIN — The Friends of the Franklin Public Library are piloting a new community event this year called the Fire and Ice Show. This event will be free to the public and will include exciting entertainment and displays, officials said.

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Published January 24, 2023

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Public Library has joined the ranks of America’s Star Libraries for 2022, a designation recently announced by the Library Journal.

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Published January 9, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Library began offering curbside service this week, as it continues to clean up after pipes froze and burst on Christmas Eve, causing — in the words of the township’s website — a “substantial claim.”

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Published January 6, 2023

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — When topics grow so large that no single book or meeting can properly cover them, important topics can become hard to approach.

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Published December 19, 2022

FRASER — The children’s choir of Saint John Lutheran Church and School continued a holiday season tradition this year with its annual performance at the Fraser Public Library.

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Published December 19, 2022

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Public Library closed its doors Dec. 16 and began curbside pickups by appointment only Dec. 19. While an exact date has not been determined, it’s expected that the building will reopen sometime in March 2023.

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Published December 9, 2022

FRASER — The Fraser Public Library will be going to the City Council on Thursday, Dec. 8, to ask their approval for a bond, but library officials want to get the word out that this will not mean additional taxes collected from Fraser residents.

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Published December 7, 2022

HAZEL PARK — Each year, the Hazel Park District Library has an array of programs that help cement its reputation as a community hub. One of its most popular is Crafts with Santa, where the man in red takes time out of his busy schedule to visit children at the library.

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Published November 21, 2022

NOVI — The Novi Public Library and Director Julie Farkas received an award from the Michigan Association for Media in Education Nov. 10 for their efforts to work with the Novi Community School District.

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Published November 21, 2022

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Hills Public Library is hoping to get back on the road again sometime in the new year, after maintenance issues forced officials to retire its bookmobile in October.

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Published November 21, 2022

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Harrison Township Public Library has been given a revenue boost by township voters who elected to fund a library millage renewal with an increase for the next 10 years.

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Published November 14, 2022

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Library will be hosting a Paws to Read event this Saturday for children to develop reading skills with a supportive friend who won’t judge or interrupt.

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Published November 9, 2022

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Last year, three Armada women began working together with the Four County Community Foundation to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to children within the foundation’s footprint.

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