Jan 222016

Thursday, February 11, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

scholarship-clipart-ScholarshipsChad Sommerville of the Michigan Department of Treasury will be presenting a general financial aid information seminar with an overview of all services provided by the Student Financial Services Bureau of the Michigan Department of Treasury. He will show tools and resources that  students and families can use to help afford college.

This program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library. Registration is required for this event. Please register here or call 586.574.4564.

Oct 262015

Thursday, November 5, 6:30 pm, Maybelle Burnette Branch

Snowy.OwlHoo-hoo-hoo do we love? Why, the Lake St. Clair Metropark, of course! Join us at the Burnette Branch as Metropark staff naturalists  present a lively and informative look at the owls of Michigan. Fall is a busy time for animals as they begin to prepare for the long winter ahead, so it is a perfect time to learn about these amazing creatures. Prepare yourself to be enlightened and entertained.

Registration is required. To register, please call 586.758.2115. 

May 092015

Wednesday, June 17, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

Burnt.ToastWe are happy to welcome New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Flinn to the Civic Center Library to discuss her 2015 Michigan Notable Book Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food & Love from an American Midwest Family. A multi-generational account of her childhood in Michigan, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good has been called “a warm, quietly poignant treat” by Kirkus. It also includes recipes for some of the Midwest dishes she enjoyed as a child. Please join us for this chance to meet Kathleen Flinn!

This program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library. Registration is required for this event. Books will be available for sale and signing. Please call 586.574.4564 to register.

Jun 082015

UnmaskSloganTeens, we hope to see you on Friday, June 12 at the Civic Center Library  from 6pm – 9pm for our Teen Summer Reading Kickoff.

We’ll have an inflatable obstacle course and jousting arena, video games, pizza, music, crafts, and more! Teens from all four branches are welcome and encouraged to attend. We hope this event will be even bigger than last year!

No registration is required for this drop-in program. You must arrive by 7:00 p.m. Open to those entering grades 7 through 12 with school I.D., Michigan state I.D., or driver’s license only. This is a parent-free event.

Mar 022015

Saturday, March 7, 1 pm, Arthur Miller Library

Micro chipMarch 8-14 is Teen Tech Week this year.  To kick-off the week, we’ll reuse some old technology bits for crafts and even try our hand at building solar powered nightlights!

Tween programs are meant for tweens age 10-14, however teens 15-17 are welcome as well! Please register so we have enough supplies; call 586-751-5377 to register.

Dec 212014

Friday, January 2,  1:00-3:30 pm, Arthur Miller Library

Tweens! We need your help to decorate and fillgoodie bag Goodie Bags to send to first responders, EMTs, police and firefighters. Stop in for this great opportunity to give back to our community and to be thankful for everything we received during the holiday season. We may even indulge in a little hot chocolate while we work!

Tween programs are for ages 10-14, but teens 15-17 are welcome as well! Please register so we have enough supplies, call 586.751.5377 to register.