Libraries

Published February 5, 2019

TROY — Debut author Annie Spence, a librarian for 10 years at the Grosse Pointe Public Library, is charged with “weeding” books off the shelves — taking them out of circulation.

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Published February 5, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Another step has been taken toward the development of a new library in Macomb Township.

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Published February 5, 2019

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The need for warming centers increased as temperatures decreased the week of Jan. 28.

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Published February 1, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Whether it’s a snow day home from school or trying to escape the winter blues with a good book, the Eastpointe and Roseville libraries are welcoming in residents and offering a variety of wintertime resources.

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Published January 27, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — “Love, not hate.” That was the chant from supporters of the Huntington Woods Public Library’s Drag Queen Storytime event during a counterprotest to dissenters of the program Saturday, Jan. 26.

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Published January 22, 2019

FERNDALE — A local artist whose work has a focus on nature will have his first solo exhibition at the Ferndale Area District Library. The library will be featuring 20 pieces of Anthony Brass’ art that was created in the past year at his home in Ferndale. The exhibition will start on Sunday, Jan. 27, and there also will be a reception where people can meet Brass at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.

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Published January 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Longtime Royal Oak Public Library Director Mary Karshner will retire March 1 and hand the reins to a familiar face.

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Published January 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Signs have been the subject of extensive debate in Grosse Pointe Farms, and the Grosse Pointe Public Library recently found itself engaged in this discussion.

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Published January 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE PARK/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Over the past few weeks, some notable changes have been implemented at the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

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Published December 27, 2018

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — The Roseville and Eastpointe libraries are encouraging residents to start the new year off right with a good book, movie night or other fun activity.

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Published December 27, 2018

ROYAL OAK — Before the Dec. 10 Royal Oak City Commission meeting, developer Ron Boji, of the Lansing-based Boji Group, presented the Royal Oak Public Library with a check for $10,000.

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Published December 21, 2018

TROY — You won’t be able to check out books, DVDs or CDs. But you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about your tablet and how to check out Troy library resources electronically from library staff, who will be at the Troy Community Center after the Troy Public Library closes its doors.

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Published December 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Macomb Public Library intends to construct a new library building set to open in 2020 in Macomb Township.

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Published December 20, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — A Huntington Woods Public Library program gained much attention this past week after local and out-of-state critics wanted to end it.

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Published December 18, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Last year, 6,124 Beverly Hills library card-holding residents checked out over 135,900 items from the Baldwin Public Library, which is located in downtown Birmingham.

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Published December 14, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Grinch may not be the real Santa — he’s far too lean and green to pass for the genuine article — but ever since his redemption at the end of Dr. Seuss’ classic tale, he’s been bringing Christmas cheer all the same.

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Published December 11, 2018

TROY — Think of driving or walking down Mary R Road, not John R Road, or Lincoln Boulevard, instead of Washington Boulevard.

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Published December 11, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — When you hear the term “book club,” do you think of giggly women with chardonnay on the sofa? You’re not alone, but Baldwin Public Library staff thinks they can change that cliché.

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Published December 4, 2018

TROY — Adults with autism may get help learning the soft job skills they need to succeed through a foundation-sponsored program coming to the Troy Public Library.

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Published December 3, 2018

UTICA — The holidays are approaching quickly, and the Utica Public Library has ideas for gifts.The library will be hosting a bake sale and an ornament decorating event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8. The bake sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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