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Author Lisa McMann meets Young Readers at the Library

October 20th 2011

On Oct. 15 McMann spoke at the Ferndale Public Library. She read the first chapter of her latest book, The Unwanteds.

Ferndale Embraces the Dreaded New Librarian

October 13th 2011

And she was right. Among nearly 30 applicants, Pohjola stood out as someone creative, passionate, and as eager to enjoy Ferndale’s newly renovated, eco-friendly Library as the people in the community who helped make the project possible. After a series of interviews The Library Board hired Pohjola..

The Unwanteds is Wanted Here: Oct 15

October 6th 2011

McMann, who is originally from Holland Michigan, will be signing books and reading to the youngsters. Boot Beat, an independent bookseller in Oak Park, is co-sponsoring the event and will have copies of The Unwanted available for purchase.

Library Offers Free Storytimes for Kids of All Ages

April 11th 2011

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.

Roosevelt Students Get Guest Readers

March 24th 2011

Students at Roosevelt Primary School enjoyed guest readers on March 18, 2011 for March-is-Reading Month. Guests included Ferndale Police Chief Tim Collins, Chef Jeremy Burean, Director of Technology Melissa Auchter & Coolidge Principal Dr. Kevin Brockberg.

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)