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Ferndale Library Charges Ahead with Ferndale Reads Program this March

January 28th 2011

The Ferndale Public Library is getting back to its roots by doing what they do best. Promoting reading! This March, the library is putting on a month-long program of events that will be centered around a favorite book among the staff: John Connolly’s The Book of Lost Things.

Best-Selling Irish Author John Connolly to Speak at Ferndale Reads

January 24th 2011

The Ferndale Public Library will welcome its first international best-selling author as a keynote speaker the evening of March 29, 2011, when Irish author, John Connolly, will come to discuss his book, The Book of Lost Things.

Doug Raber Stepping Down, Library Hurries to Find Replacement

January 18th 2011

Ferndale Public Library Director Doug Raber is stepping down so that he and his wife Jessica can move out of Michigan for other employment, according to a press release from Library Board President Ann Warner.

Book Clubs Abound in Ferndale

January 12th 2011

While the Library’s ‘Tween Book Club and The Science Fiction Book Club have taken a temporary break, community book discussion continues. Book Parties at the Emory, a regular extra-library activity, is back on Thursday, Jan. 20. There is also the Nerdy Book Club at Detroit Comics on Jan. 21.And a new tradition is forming with the emergence of the GLBT Book Club which will meet at Como’s on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

Sarah Parmelee, Library Trustee Resigns, Relocates

November 1st 2010

Sarah Parmelee, Ferndale Library Board Trustee and the board secretary, has submitted her resignation to the board, effective October 28, 2010. Ms. Parmelee and her family are relocating to Huntington Woods. The board’s bylaws require trustees to be Ferndale residents.

Seniors Host Taste Fest

November 1st 2010

The Ferndale Seniors held a Taste Fest fundraiser at the Ferndale Public Library on Oct.27, 2010 to celebrate the release of their new Senior Cook Book. There were tables of food and a chance to talk about the recipes provided by Ferndale’s most active elders.

Seniors to sell Cookbook, host Town Hall Mtg.

October 20th 2010

October 27, 2010 is a big one for The Ferndale Seniors. First they’ll be getting a visit from Mayor Craig Covey, at the annual Senior Town Hall Meeting at 11am at the Kulick Center (1201 Livernois). Then in the evening they will be celebrating the launch of their first ever Ferndale Seniors Cookbook with a Taste Fest from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile)…(read more)

CFFto Hold Forum on Charter Issue – Oct. 23rd

October 15th 2010

Citizens for a Fair Ferndale (CFF) is holding an Issue Forum regarding the local ballot question concerning the proposed amendment to the City Charter. The forum will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm at the Ferndale Library…(read more)

Ferndale Library Board Fills Open Seat

October 15th 2010

The Ferndale Library Board has unanimously selected Darlene Johnson-Bignotti, a former library trustee, to replace Mary Ann Neal, who recently resigned after serving for 18 years….(read more)

New Science Fiction Book Club

October 9th 2010

…The club will meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm at the Ferndale Public Library at 222 E. 9 Mile….(read more)