Blog Archives

Royal Oak’s Library of Things Helps Users with More Than Books and Media

February 8th 2021

Here patrons can check out fun and useful items such as GoPro cameras, an electric keyboard, a guitar, a cue robot, an Amazon Firestick, Google Next, Kindles, and basics like tools, electronics, and games.

Feb. 5- Morning Munchkins Story at Red Oaks Nature Center

February 1st 2021

The February book is “Mary Leakey, Fossil Huntress.” 

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.

“The Snowy Day” Turns Heritage Park into a Storybook Trail

January 12th 2021

The new Storybook Trail at Heritage Park combines the joy of a walk in the woods, with a story that families can read along the way.

Local Authors Wanted for Rochester Hills Author Fair Nov.28

June 23rd 2020

The fair is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 28. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at RHPL. It has yet to be determined if the fair will be in-person or online only. Self-published authors and those who publish traditionally are encouraged to apply.

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 […]

Kids Can Read to Therapy Dogs at Royal Oak Library Jan. 19

January 11th 2019

Kids Can Read to Therapy Dogs at Royal Oak Library Jan. 19  Royal Oak, MI- Read to Dogs for Independent Readers, Saturday, January 19, 10:30 AM to 12:10 PM. Registered therapy dogs are here to listen to children read to them in a one-to-one setting. It is fun and helps improve reading skills because the […]

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 […]

Ice Cream, Music and Braille Storywalk Part of Ferndale Library Event June 23

June 15th 2018

 Ice Cream, Music and Braille Storywalk Part of Ferndale Library Event June 23 (Ferndale Area District Library, June 15, 2018) FERNDALE, MI– Librarian Jordan Wright takes over as Head of Ferndale’s Youth Services just in time for the Summer Reading kickoff and Ice Cream Social on June 23. Wright has worked at the Ferndale Area […]

Summer Reading Ice Cream Social/Concerts at Clawson Library June 18

June 3rd 2018

Summer Reading Ice Cream Social/Concerts at Clawson Library June 18 Clawson, MI -This Monday, June 18th 2018 @ 7pm – 815pm Clawson’s Blair Memorial Library welcomes CLAWSON’S OWN Brunswick Brawlers who will perform vintage American song favorites from artists like Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Sr., Louis Jordan, Tom Waits, and more.  ‘Treat Dreams’ ice cream […]