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Libraries

Published May 3, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — There are many groups in the city of Madison Heights that try to make a difference. At an upcoming event, attendees will be able to meet these do-gooders — and maybe even be inspired to join them.

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Published April 24, 2019

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Community Library was the site of a gun violence prevention event April 15, when it also played host to the father of two Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students.

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Published April 17, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Hills Public Library plans to ask voters to approve a millage hike in November that officials say would put the library on solid financial footing.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — Ann Arbor resident and bookstore owner Michael Gustafson will speak at the Troy Public Library at 7 p.m. April 30.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — The Friends Book Shop at the Troy Public Library reopened to the public April 6 after being closed for several months.

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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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