Blog Archives

Ferndale’s Upcoming Green Events

July 6th 2011

The summer is full of events to educate and celebrate environmentally-conscious living. If you know of any that aren’t on this list, please email editor@ferndale115.com to let us know!

First Stop Friday: Oblisk & Jura (April 1)

March 18th 2011

First Stop Friday is rolling again! March’s show was a big success and it looks like April’s is going to be a record-setting event. As of five minutes ago, the Facebook event showed that 48 people have said yes and 50 have said maybe. I can’t wait. Here’s a little about the bands who will blow your mind on April 1st.

Getting Lost in Ferndale Reads

March 12th 2011

Ferndale Reads has begun as people throughout the city delve into free copies of the program’s featured book The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly.

Meet The People Who Represent You

March 12th 2011

Officials at various levels of government are having events to reach out to Ferndale residents this month. State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton, State Senator Vincent Gregory and Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter all have upcoming events scheduled.

The Other Side: Films of Ferndale Reads

March 3rd 2011

Each Monday from 7-9 pm visitors will be swept away with stories nearly as dark and enchanting as Connolly’s featured work. The films have been chosen for their story-telling properties and, hopefully, their ability to inspire the child inside us all to touch base with our own imaginations – and maybe even pick up a book!

Library Opening, Announces New Board Member

February 20th 2011

On Monday, February 21, 2011 the Ferndale Public Library will reopen at 9:00 am after being closed for repairs. “We’re truly looking forward to this event,” said Douglas Raber, the Library Director. “The new building had been open just long enough for us to see what kind of potential it had before we had to close because of the flood.”

Ferndale Library to Reopen Monday

February 15th 2011

Ferndale, MI February 14, 2011 – On Monday, February 21, 2011 the Ferndale Public Library will reopen at 9:00 am after being closed for repairs.

As Library Prepares to Re-Open, Tales of Lost Things Emerge

February 10th 2011

As Library Prepares to Re-Open, Tales of Lost Things Emerge (Crystal A. Proxmire, 2/10/2011) Once upon a time, Ferndale had a small Library without much space or structure for technology.  A group of friends got together, and helped pass dedicated funding to have the Library grow both in size and in services. They built a […]

Library Wins Green Construction Honorable Mention

February 8th 2011

Ferndale Public Library Wins Green Construction Honorable Mention (John Sterritt, 2/7/2011) At this year’s Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) annual meeting, held in Detroit on February 2, the Ferndale Public Library expansion and renovation project was awarded an Honorable Mention in their “Green Project of the Year” award category. There were just five other projects […]

Changes on Library Board

January 29th 2011

Ann Warner, Trustee of the Ferndale Library, resigned from the board effective January 23, 2011. The Board accepted the resignation at its January 27 regular meeting.