Libraries

Published July 9, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — Rebekah Craft, associate director of the Baldwin Public Library, said the summertime — when kids get a break from school books — is actually the library’s busiest time of year.

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Published July 6, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting the public to join it for a “Make Your Own Bath and Beauty Products” program.

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Published July 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Watching a school of fish swim about in her aquarium was one of Claire Valente’s favorite pastimes. 

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Published July 2, 2018

TROY — It’s been 50 years since the Detroit Tigers, under the management of Mayo Smith, beat the St. Louis Cardinals to win the 1968 World Series in a 4-1 game.

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Published July 2, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Friends of Macomb Township organization has donated a combined $10,000 to local students and a school as part of the community group’s yearly fundraising.Read More

Published July 2, 2018

UTICA —The Utica Public Library will host a do-it-yourself mini fairy garden program for children at 1 p.m. July 10 in the Gibbing Room as part of its summer reading program. The six-week summer reading program began June 16 and runs through July 30.Read More

Published June 27, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The first instinct when you see a bee may be to run, but the Clinton-Macomb Public Library North Branch used a week of bee-related activities to educate children, and some adults, on the importance of bees.Read More

Published June 26, 2018

TROY — Prizes and programs abound for patrons of all ages at the Troy Public Library this summer. 

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Published June 22, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Imagine going to a movie for a reasonable price and getting popcorn too.

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Published June 22, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Members of the Mount Clemens Optimist Club are encouraging reading and sharing through a little program they’ve literally constructed themselves.

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Published June 20, 2018

HAZEL PARK — Native Americans have seen their culture slowly erode ever since the first Europeans arrived in North America centuries ago. But today their descendants are hard at work trying to preserve their culture through education and other means.Read More

Published June 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  The West Bloomfield Township Public Library is gearing up to kick off its annual summer reading and summer challenge programs for children, teens and adults. 

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Published June 13, 2018

HAZEL PARK — A giant tortoise, giant snake, kangaroo, honey bear, fox, Siberian lynx, exotic birds and more are coming to the Hazel Park District Library, allowing patrons to see them up close. People of all ages are welcome to the hands-on traveling exhibit, which will take place at 1 p.m.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills Public Library patrons can now access more e-books, movies and television shows on their personal devices than before.

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Published June 12, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/GROSSE POINTE PARK/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Readers, get ready to rock. The Grosse Pointe Public Library will again hold its summer reading program, and this year’s theme of “Libraries Rock!” promises to hit all the right notes.

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Published June 11, 2018

HARPER WOODS  The Harper Woods Public Library is encouraging children, teens and families to read through its summer reading program, which will kick off on Monday, June 18.

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Published June 11, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — When kids are out of school for the summer, they may get restless sitting at home. The movies can be a great activity, but it can be expensive for tickets and snacks.

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Published June 11, 2018

UTICA — The Utica Public Library will host its first-ever read-with-a-therapy-dog events at the library during the months of June and July in correlation with its summer reading program that begins this month.

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Published June 5, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — As the school year comes to a close, the Rochester Hills Public Library is hoping its summer reading program will help keep books open for people of all ages.

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Published May 30, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — School is almost over and summer is near. Both local libraries, the Eastpointe Memorial Library, 15875 Oak Ave., and the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., have announced programs for all ages to enjoy throughout the month of June.Read More

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