Ferndale Library Hosting Early Learning Fair Feb. 27

Ferndale Library Hosting Early Learning Fair Feb. 27 (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI – For parents and caretakers of children five and under, the Ferndale Library is hosting an Early Learning Fair on Sat., Feb. 27. Local preschools, specialty music organizations and family service organizations will be on site offering information and answering questions from parents,…

Donor Gives $1,000 to Build Early Reader Collection at Berkley Library

Donor Gives $1,000 to Build Early Reader Collection at Berkley Library (Berkley Library Press Release, Feb. 5, 2016) Berkley, MI – The Friends of the Berkley Public Library partnered with an anonymous donor to purchase $1,000 worth of early reader books for the library’s collection. With the generous donation, over 100 new items were purchased…

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library (Berkley Schools Beat, Sept. 25, 2015) Berkley, MI – Angell 5th grade teacher Danielle Ozanich started a Donor’s Choose initiative to fund a Little Free Library for Angell. Donor’s Choose funds projects within schools through online donations, and thanks to the generosity of many donors, Angell’s Little Library…

Ferndale Library Recommends: Gabriel’s Sophisticated Summertime Suggestions

Ferndale Library Recommends: Gabriel’s Sophisticated Summertime Suggestions Jeff Milo – Circulation Specialist It’s Summer Reading time at the Ferndale Area District Library. This is the time of year when we host fun and engaging programs for kids, teens (and grown-ups) to encourage everyone to continue reading during the summer months. Gabriel Bray, our high-school age…

Ferndale Reads Kicks Off with Free Books and Reading

The Ferndale Reads 2012 Kick Off took place on Feb. 16 with local dignitaries on hand to do a reading of the first chapter. Councilperson Melanie Piana, Ferndale Area Chamber Executive Director Jennifer Roosenberg, FernCare President Ann Heler, and Treat Dreams Dreamologist Scott Moloney joined Library Director Kate Pohjola in the reading. Then dozens of people picked up free copies of the book.

Library Offers Free Storytimes for Kids of All Ages

Jillean McCommons, the Ferndale Public Library’s new Children’s Librarian, has begun offering storytime programs for kids from birth to age five, and a special storytime for families with kids of all ages.

The programs are free and require no registration. For older children there are crafts as well as stories. The following schedule will run through the end of May.