Brighton, MI

Located in the southeast portion of Livingston County, Michigan, U.S., Brighton is the midpoint between two major cities, Detroit and Lansing. According to the 2010 census, Brighton is home to 7,444 residents and has a thriving downtown experience with shops, restaurants, and a playground. Thrill seekers and skiers will love one of Brighton’s top attractions, Mt. Brighton. Other popular attractions include Island Lake State Recreation Area, The Lingenfelter Collection, Brewery Becker, and for fans of the arts, The Brighton Center for Performing Arts.

Saturday, August 27th 2022

8:00am
Brighton Farmers' Market

Stop by and visit us at the Brighton Farmer's Market. We'll be there every other week through Labor Day!

Brighton District Library
200 N. 1st St., Brighton, MI 48116
Event Series

Tuesday, August 30th 2022

6:30pm
Hybrid Teen Writers Workshop

**Participants can attend in person or join the group via Zoom. We will be in Room A/B for this session at the front of the building** Great writers are made,…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116, Room A/B

Wednesday, August 31st 2022

6:30pm
Reserved for Mt. Brighton Adaptive Sports

Reserved for Mt. Brighton Adaptive Sports

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Thursday, September 1st 2022

7:00pm
Reserved for P.E.O. Brighton Chapter

Reserved for P.E.O. Brighton Chapter

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Tuesday, September 6th 2022

2:00pm
Genealogy Assistance

Join Mark Mullinax, Genealogy and Local History Librarian, for some one-on-one help in your family history search. Computers will be available to access Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, FamilySearch.com and other websites. Both…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
6:30pm
Hybrid Teen Writers Workshop

*Participants can attend either via Zoom or in Person** Great writers are made, not born. The Brighton District Library’s Teen Writers’ Workshop helps tomorrow's great writers plot a course in…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
7:30pm
Library Board Meeting

Library Board Meeting

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
Event Series

Thursday, September 8th 2022

1:30pm
Genealogy Assistance

Representatives from the Livingston County Genealogical Society will be in Brighton Room to offer some one-on-one help with your genealogy research. Both beginning and advanced researchers welcome. Drop-In.

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
Event Series
3:45pm
Teen "Bring Your Own" Book Club

Want a book club where you are always guaranteed to read what you want? We’ve got you covered with our Bring Your Own Book Club. Bring your favorite book or…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
7:00pm
Seed Saving Program

ave you ever wanted to save your seeds, but didn’t know where to start? This fun and informative presentation from author Bevin Cohen highlights the importance of saving and sharing…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Monday, September 12th 2022

6:00pm
Pet Partners

Make a furry friend at the library.  Share a book or two with Maya, Rosie, Zane, or Maddie -- they love to listen to stories.  Your child will benefit from…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
6:30pm
Northridge Hills Condo Association Meeting

Northridge Hills Condo Association Meeting

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Tuesday, September 13th 2022

11:30am
Brunch Bunch - The Woman They Could not Silence

Give our Brunch Bunch a try! Our discussion groups are led by library staff, and welcome everyone. We reserve the right to switch to virtual at any time. Visit brightonlibrary.info…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
3:30pm
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Join the Teen Advisory Board! Help our Teen Librarian plan teen programs, decorate the teen department, create promotional videos for the Library, put together book displays and more.  Participants will…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
6:30pm
Hybrid Adult Writers' Workshop

Whether you want to be the next Margaret Atwood, or you simply want to write a family history for your kids (and their kids), the Brighton District Library’s Adult Writers’…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Wednesday, September 14th 2022

10:15am
Wonderful Wednesdays

Join us for a story time filled with rhythm, rhyme and movement. Help your little one get ready to read as we share books, music, and more. All Ages with…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
Event Series
6:30pm
Books & Brews - The Soul of an Octopus

Our discussion groups are led by library staff, and welcome everyone. We plan to meet in-person at Brewery Becker. Visit brightonlibrary.info for up-to-date information. You can request a copy of…

Brighton District Library
500 W. Main Street, Brighton, MI 48116

Thursday, September 15th 2022

7:00pm
Crafting with Vickie - Junk Journals

Stop by and craft with Vickie! This program is entirely in person for the fall, so be sure to reserve your spot!

 

Beautiful handmade books created from bits of discarded "junk";…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Saturday, September 17th 2022

10:30am
STEAM Saturday

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math? Then come and explore our STEAM Saturdays program! We’ll have STEAM activities and hands-on experiments or art projects each month.…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Monday, September 19th 2022

10:15am
New Parent Play Group

Our kids aren’t the only ones in need of a play date. Join other parents to foster all those things we’ve been missing. Kids enjoy open playtime with sanitized toys…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
4:30pm
Crafternoon

Join Miss Natalie as we make a variety of crafts on Monday afternoons this fall! Ages 5 and up. A caregiver must remain in the building. Registration begins two weeks…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Tuesday, September 20th 2022

6:00pm
Inflation and Investing: Risks, Rates and Retirement Red Flags

During our time together we’ll cover several important inflation topics such as:

·         Overview of the current state of the market and economy

·        …

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Wednesday, September 21st 2022

10:15am
Wonderful Wednesdays

Join us for a story time filled with rhythm, rhyme and movement. Help your little one get ready to read as we share books, music, and more. All Ages with…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
Event Series

Thursday, September 22nd 2022

6:00pm
Teen Cookies and Canvas

Paint along with our Teen Librarian to create a masterpiece. Each month we’ll complete a different project and there will also be cookies! Grades 7-12. Registration begins 2 weeks prior…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Saturday, September 24th 2022

10:15am
Joy Jars

Join us to create your own Joy in a Jar! Decorate and fill your jar with small notes that are meant to bring a smile! Share memories, jokes, encouragement, love,…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Sunday, September 25th 2022

2:00pm
Manhattan Short Film Festival

From Thursday, September 22, through Sunday, October 2, 2022, over 100,000 film-lovers will gather in over 300 cinemas, universities, museums, libraries and art centers spanning Six Continents─for one purpose─to view…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Monday, September 26th 2022

1:00pm
Read All About It! Newspapers and Genealogy

Newspapers can be one of the most valuable resources for a genealogist by providing extra details and unique stories about your ancestors far beyond simple names and dates. Unfortunately, they…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
6:00pm
Pet Partners

Make a furry friend at the library.  Share a book or two with Maya, Rosie, Zane, or Maddie -- they love to listen to stories.  Your child will benefit from…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116

Tuesday, September 27th 2022

6:00pm
5 Things to Know Before Filing for Social Security

During our time together we’ll cover several important Social Security topics such as:

·         Full retirement age (FRA) and how that effects benefit size

·      …

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
6:30pm
Hybrid Teen Writers Workshop

Great writers are made, not born. The Brighton District Library’s Teen Writers’ Workshop helps tomorrow's great writers plot a course in the literary world. Facilitated by Award-winning humorist Mike Ball,…

Brighton District Library
100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116
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