Libraries

Published April 16, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — When Charlie Bucket found a golden ticket wrapped around a chocolate bar, it earned him a trip to the mysterious candy factory run by Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

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Published April 10, 2018

CLAWSON — While Clawson Mayor Deborah Wooley read a proclamation recognizing April 8-14 as National Library Week during the April 3 City Council meeting, Blair Memorial Library Director Jenni Gannod said the library would be celebrating all month long.

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Published April 9, 2018

Sterling Heights Public Library is encouraging the public to check out some advice on using their checkbooks when Money Smart Week returns April 21-28.

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Published April 9, 2018

Those who owe late fees to the Hazel Park District Library can have their fees forgiven by donating food at the library, supporting Gleaners Community Food Bank. 

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Published April 9, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — With vacation season kicking into high gear, the Shelby Township Library is looking to keep residents productive even when they are away from home.

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Published April 6, 2018

CENTER LINE — Books. Programs for children and adults. Resources for exploration and learning. The support provided by the Friends of the Center Line Library over its 25 years in existence has been immeasurable.

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Published April 2, 2018

UTICA — The Utica Public Library periodically opens up time for members of the community to share their love of poetry and self-expression at its poetry slams.

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Published March 30, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting young people to explore an art form from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, that many may have never considered before: slam poetry.

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Published March 26, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — For those making this spring break from school a “staycation,” the St. Clair Shores Public Library has options to keep the kids occupied.

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Published March 16, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting members of the community to join health professional Dr. Asha Shajahan for a presentation to improve their quality of life.

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Published March 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Kids can hang out with dogs and increase their reading skills with the West Bloomfield Township Public Library’s pet program. 

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Published March 8, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — One of the library’s most devoted volunteers, and eventually an employee, has now been named its new director. The Harrison Township Public Library’s board last week agreed to appoint Melissa Goins to the $60,000-salaried position, which was vacated in late November by the very first paid director, Dan Hutchins.

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Published March 7, 2018

TROY — Bassist Rob Crozier said Nessa — the quartet that will perform at the Troy Public Library March 10 — is not a typical Irish pub band. 

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Published March 7, 2018

TROY — Each week, Sterling Heights resident Jolyn Felten scours the weekly grocery ads and searches for items that match up with coupon offers. 

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Published March 2, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Eastpointe Memorial Library, 15875 Oak Ave., and the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., have a host of programs for the month of March, including movies, games, discussions and more. 

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Published March 2, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library will be hosting a presentation by comic book artist and Detroit native Arvell Jones.

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Published February 28, 2018

TROY — A Troy couple will match dollar for dollar, up to $4,000, contributions to the Troy Public Library endowment fund with the aim to raise $100,000 by March 19 — 18 months after the endowment was launched. 

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Published February 21, 2018

In the play “The Meeting,” civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. have a conversation. And on Feb. 22 at the Madison Heights Public Library, scenes from the play will be performed by the Ebony Road Players in recognition of Black History Month.  

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Published February 21, 2018

A storyteller specializing in African folktales is coming to the Hazel Park District Library, part of Black History Month. The HPDL is also adding a new program for early literacy.

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Madison Heights
Madison Chorale holiday concerts
3 p.m.
United Methodist Church of Madison Heights
Farmington Hills
'Let Nothing You Dismay'
2 p.m.
Farmington Players Barn Theater
Mount Clemens
Mount Clemens Jingle Journey
1-4 p.m.
Crocker House Museum
Grosse Pointe Farms
'Call & Response 2' art exhibit
ongoing
Grosse Pointe Congregational Church
Bloomfield Hills
St. Dunstan's children's production
1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
St. Dunstan's Theatre

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