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Libraries

Published March 5, 2019

TROY — A cannabis health consultant will share information at the Troy Public Library on how cannabis (marijuana) products can be used to alleviate pain.

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Published March 5, 2019

BERKLEY — The United States has been going through an opioid epidemic for quite some time, with thousands dying every year from prescribed or illegal narcotics.

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Published March 4, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Eastpointe and Roseville libraries are getting the word out about their upcoming programs and events for the month of March.

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Published March 1, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Begun as a way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the St. Clair Shores Public Library is celebrating March Is Reading Month with a character hunt, guessing game and family reading day.

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Published February 26, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The data makes sense: Children who are read to as infants, toddlers and young students have significantly larger vocabularies than kids whose parents didn’t read to them, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Published February 26, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Michigan’s rich history is exemplified in literary works on an annual basis, and only a chosen few make the cut as the best representations.

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Published February 21, 2019

HAZEL PARK — His rhyming tales have charmed children into a lifelong love of reading, while the morals of his stories have followed kids into adulthood. Now the Hazel Park District Library is paying tribute to Dr. Seuss with a special celebration.

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Published February 11, 2019

UTICA — The Utica Public Library recently purchased a new book collection called VOX Books to make reading possibly more fun for children while also making learning to read and understanding a story easier. VOX Books are books that read to you when you press a button, and all you have to do is turn the page. No need for CDs, bags or containers.

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Published February 8, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The eye-catching colors and bubbly tastes of Faygo soft drinks are well-known to metro Detroiters, and are an inseparable part of the area’s history and culture. Those who want to learn more about the company’s connection to Detroit — and also sample the various flavors — can look forward to an upcoming event at the Hazel Park District Library. 

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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

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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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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.
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