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Troy Library’s Woke Reading Challenge Shares Stories of Diverse Experiences

January 14th 2021

Our community is widely diverse, and one of the best things about reading, listening to, or watching a story about someone who has lived a very different existence from your own is that you might understand them better.

Jan. 7 – Ferndale Library Hosts “Michigan’s Winter Playground”

January 1st 2021

Dianna Stampfler hosts a presentation on all of the many outdoor winter activities that are within driving distance for any Michigander.

Ferndale Library Offering Home Delivery of Books and More

July 14th 2020

Ferndale staff are able to deliver books (for adults and kids of all ages), audiobooks, movies, music CDs, magazines, jigsaw puzzles, and board games!

July 16 – Ferndale Library Courtyard Concert: Aston Neighborhood Pleasure Club

July 1st 2019

Aston Neighborhood Pleasure Club brings the sounds of New Orleans street bands to every place they play; the ensemble combines strings, winds…

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More

April 2nd 2019

Ferndale Proves that “Libraries Rock” with Resources, Events, and More (Ferndale Area District Library, April 2, 2019) Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. […]

Libraries Host Series of Events around The Number One Chinese Restaurant

March 17th 2019

Libraries Host Series of Events around The Number One Chinese Restaurant (Ferndale Area District Library, March 17, 2019) Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Oak Park, MI – Four local libraries have combined forces as “The Reading Collective,” programming a month’s worth of special events and book club discussions in March and April, exploring the acclaimed […]

Oak Park Celebrates New Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area at Library

January 8th 2019

Oak Park Celebrates New Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area at Library (Cheryl Weiss, Jan.8, 2019) Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Library celebrated the unveiling of the new Lorraine Faber Children’s Play Area on Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Hundreds of community members gathered to honor the memory of Lorraine Faber, explore the many new […]

Drag Queen Story Time Supporters Pack Huntington Woods Meeting

December 19th 2018

Drag Queen Story Time Supporters Pack Huntington Woods Meeting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI – Over 150 residents and supporters packed the gymnasium of the Gillham Recreation Center for Tuesday night’s Huntington Woods City Commission meeting after news broke over a California-based organization’s intent to protest the Drag Queen Story Time […]

Oak Park Library Friends Hosting Animal Magic Fundraiser Dec. 9

December 1st 2018

  Oak Park Library Friends Hosting Animal Magic Fundraiser Dec. 9 Oak Park, MI- Friends of the Oak Park Library are hosting a fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 9 at the library.  Mark Rosenthal and his cast of critters will be on hand for this “Animal Magic” program.  Two shows – 3pm and 5pm.  Free for […]

Military Library Opens in Holly, Named for Departed Veteran and Volunteer

September 24th 2018

Military Library Opens in Holly, Named for Departed Veteran and Volunteer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Holly, MI- Scott Dudek spent his years after serving with the Navy in the Persian Gulf War working to support veterans and their families. He promoted the American Legion Post 149, taught high school history, worked at the […]