Libraries

Published September 5, 2018

TROY — In commemoration of the end of World War I 100 years ago, the musical group the Dugouts will perform music on the fiddle, drum, keyboard and guitar that were played by and for the soldiers of the Great War at the Troy Public Library at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. 

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Published September 4, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — There’s plenty going on at both the Roseville and Eastpointe libraries throughout September.Read More

Published September 4, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A proposal to bring high-speed fiber optic data services to the community might have hit another snag.

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Published August 28, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — For the past several months, municipalities throughout the Grosse Pointes have been discussing bringing in a high-speed fiber network to their cities.

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Published August 27, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — It’s an event that’s a combination of live entertainment and relaxed afternoon reading — like a live audiobook, according to Bloomfield Township Public Library Assistant Director Tera Moon.

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Published August 21, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — Do you remember the first lesson in responsibility you learned as a kid? It might’ve been earning an allowance with chores, or feeding and walking the dog. But for so many, the first step into adulthood comes when they’re handed their own library card.

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Published August 17, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Do chocolates taste different depending on where in the world they came from? 

What can be learned about the cheese revolution happening in America?

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Published August 14, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Hills Public Library Bookmobile is on the move, offering two new stops for library patrons. Last week, the Bookmobile began visiting Northridge Apartments, 1204 Sherwood Court in Rochester Hills — a new stop that will continue 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays.

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Published August 14, 2018

TROY — Modeled after the popular TED Talks series on YouTube, the Troy Public Library Teen Advisory Board will host 14 speakers talking about various topics at the library 1-3 p.m. Aug. 18 for the Troy Talks program.

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Published August 7, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — When sisters Zena and Mena Nasiri got fed up about the lack of diversity in books within their community, they decided to do something about it.

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Published August 3, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Midsummer rain couldn’t keep away the kids who had earned the right to eat ice cream, climb in a fire truck and a front-loader, meet a police K-9 dog and more during the St. Clair Shores Summer Reading Club’s wrap-up party July 31.

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Published July 31, 2018

FERNDALE — To complete its change to a district library, the Ferndale Area District Library is buying its building, located on East Nine Mile Road. The City Council approved the sale of the library’s building and land at 222 E.Read More

Published July 30, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Eastpointe Memorial Library, 15875 Oak Ave., and the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., provide programs, clubs and games for the community every month.Read More

Published July 24, 2018

FRANKLIN — The Friends of the Franklin Public Library are inviting two of the area’s favorite food trucks for a fundraiser at the village’s combined Music on the Green summer finale and Movies on the Green kickoff Aug. 1.

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Published July 23, 2018

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HARPER WOODS — Libraries in Harper Woods and the Grosse Pointe communities will be hosting meetings organized by Healthy Grosse Pointe and Healthy Harper Woods to formulate community plans for healthier living.

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Published July 18, 2018

TROY — Troy resident and tax expert Tom Hill wants to share ideas on how to save money on your tax bill while there’s still time. 

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Published July 11, 2018

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — It’s a month or so into summer, and local libraries are still going strong with summer reading clubs and programs for all ages.    Roseville  Preschool- and elementary-aged children can enjoy a “Paw Patrol” Party at 11 a.m.Read More

Published July 11, 2018

HAZEL PARK — Libraries are usually quiet places. But soon the one in Hazel Park will be filled with the beat of a drum circle, exclamations of wonder at a magician’s tricks, and energetic music from around the world. The Hazel Park District Library, 123 E.Read More

Published July 10, 2018

TROY — Michael J. Thorp will share stories of the people who made their history in towns and villages that dot the shoreline when he presents “Michigan Rocks! Michigan’s Thumb Drive: M-25, Michigan’s Blue Water Highway” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 31 at the Troy Public Library.

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Published July 10, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — For nearly 30 years, Livonia couple Reg and Marca Pettibone have shared what is near and dear to their hearts with hundreds — if not thousands — of people across the nation.  

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