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Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library

September 25th 2015

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

July 14th 2015

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 […]

What To Read Next from FADL: Kelly’s New Year Picks

January 17th 2015

What To Read Next from FADL: Kelly’s New Year Picks (Jeff Milo, FADL Circulation Specialist, Jan.17, 2015)   This can be a slow and quiet time of year. It’s when a lot of awards for films and books from the previous year are handed out and we’re inundated with previews or sneak peeks of critics […]

Library Changes Hours Starting Sept. 4

August 9th 2012

The new hours will go into effect on Tue. Sep. 4, after the Labor Day holiday.

New Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 10:00am – 8:00pm

Friday & Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday – CLOSED

Library Announces Summer Reading Events & More

June 22nd 2012

Grown-ups missing the fun of Summer Reading can now relive their youth at the Ferndale Public Library. This summer, through Aug. 11, readers 18 and up can enter a weekly prize drawing –each book checked out gets you…

Mackinac Bridge Jesus Reading June 21st

June 15th 2012

Local author Charlotte Fisher will be reading excerpts from her new book, Mackinac Bridge Jesus, at State of the Art Framing & Gallery June 21, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fisher doesn’t want people to be put off by the “J” word. “There are those who might see the name ‘Jesus’ and think the book is about religion,” she said. “Instead it…

Operation Kid Equip Free Book Day June 13

June 12th 2012

Operation Kid Equip is having a free book day on June 13th at Webb Elementary School (2100 Woodward Heights, Ferndale) from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The first 800 children to attend will get to choose from thousands of books

Author Miriam Gershow at Ferndale Public Library March 29

March 15th 2012

Miriam Gershow is a novelist, short story writer and teacher. Her debut novel, The Local News, was published by Spiegel & Grau in February 2009. It has been called “unusually credible and precise” and “deftly heartbreaking” by The New York Times, as well as “an accomplished debut” (Publisher’s Weekly) with a “disarmingly unsentimental narrative voice,” (Kirkus Reviews).

Ferndale Reads Kicks Off with Free Books and Reading

March 1st 2012

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.

Books that make a difference…

December 8th 2011

To purchase these and other LGBT-inclusive titles from a local, independent bookstore, visit Book Beat at 26010 Greenfield in Oak Park or online at