Oakland County, MI

Oakland is the second most populous county in Michigan and is located northwest of Detroit. According to the 2010 census, Oakland County has a population of 1,202,362. The county consists of 62 cities, townships, and villages. The county’s five townships are Farmington, Bloomfield, Troy, Oakland, and Pontiac. Oakland County was originally known as “Old Northwest” when the U.S. bought it from France in 1803. It was officially organized as a county in 1819. Some fun things to do include: Stony Creek Metropark, Detroit Axe, and Detroit Kid City. A popular event is the Michigan Renaissance Festival, which takes place in late summer until early fall.

Monday, February 26th 2024

4:30pm
Pokémon Day Celebration

Grades 1 to 6

Drop in any time from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for crafts and activities celebrating Pokémon Day. Trainers are encouraged to bring their Pokémon cards but leave their…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
5:30pm
Community Conversation with Jeremy Moss

Please join your state legislators to discuss important issues in our community.

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Auditorium
Event Series
6:00pm
Garden Rock Snake

It's time to decorate our children's garden! Bring in a painted rock designed however you like to be added to our rock snake. Or, attend the in-person event on February…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462
6:00pm
Tinkercad Craft: 3D Printed Coasters

Using our 3D Printers and Tinkercad, we will be designing a coaster using custom art. 

For questions, please contact our Innovations Librarian at Parrn@cidlibrary.org. 

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
6:15pm
Room Reservation

Room Reservation

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
6:30pm
Room Reservation

Brandon Boosters Meeting

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
6:30pm
Gardening Guru: Wildflower or Weed?

Indigenous or invasive?  Resident gardening guru, Barb Klimkowski, will discuss when something is a wildflower or a weed and explain the differences between indigenous, native and invasive plants in our…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
7:00pm
Salt-to-Taste

Salt-To-Taste is a cookbook discussion group. You select and prepare a recipe from the month's cookbook. We gather to discuss the recipes, cuisines, and the author/chef while enjoying what we've…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346

Tuesday, February 27th 2024

All Day
LEGO Contest Project Pick-Up Period

Pick Up your Lego Contest entries from Monday, February 26 through Saturday, March 2.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library

 

Ages: Up to 14 years old

No Registration Required

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Kids Area on top of picture book shelves
Event Series
9:30am
Reading and Rhythm with Miss Fran

Bring your children ages birth to five years old for a fun storytime consisting of stories, songs, exercises to music, fingerplays, and a simple craft. 

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
10:00am
A Good Yarn Knitting and Crochet Group

Join fellow yarn enthusiasts to socialize while knitting or crocheting! All experience levels are welcome. Bring your own project, or choose from one of the patterns provided. We have a…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, Conference Room
Event Series
10:00am
Wiggle & Rhyme Story Time: Birth to 18 Months

Best for ages birth to 18 months.

Join Ms. Stephanie for a lapsit story time with singing, clapping, tapping, and more. 

Story times use a first come, first served ticketing system. Tickets…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics.  Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:15am
Toddler Storytime

Featuring songs stories and time for play peppered with tips and tricks for caregivers to make every day storytime! SF

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
10:15am
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Bring your little ones, ages 0 - 3 years with a caregiver, to this unique 30 minute program, featuring nursery rhymes, music, songs, puppets, a flannel board and felt pieces,…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Large Meeting Room
Event Series
10:30am
Heartfelt Class Visit

ask Stacia

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
11:15am
Wiggle & Rhyme Story Time: Birth to 18 Months

Best for ages birth to 18 months.

Join Ms. Stephanie for a lapsit story time with singing, clapping, tapping, and more. 

Story times use a first come, first served ticketing system. Tickets…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
2:00pm
LEGO Day

Use your imagination and build!

Join us on the fourth Tuesday of every month for LEGO Day! We provide the LEGO's, you bring your imagination.

All ages are welcome.

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390, Library Meeting Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Afternoon Movie at the Library

NEW DATE!
Join us for a cozy afternoon movie on your day off from school! Wear your coziest clothes, pack your blankies, pillows, and stuffies and cuddle up to watch…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
4:15pm
Pokémon Club

Meet other Pokémon trainers at RTDL's Pokémon club! Whether you play the trading card game, play on your DS, prefer Pokémon Go, or just want to know more about Pokémon,…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
5:00pm
Brandon Township Library Board Meeting

Brandon Township Library Board Meeting

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
5:00pm
Room Reservation

Closed Board Session

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
5:30pm
Microsoft Excel II

Take a deeper dive into Excel.  Learn about filters, pivot tables, v-look-up and more.  Excel I or previous experience with Excel required.  Classes are limited to 8 persons.

Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302, Computer Lab
6:00pm
Tote Bag Painting

A cute and reliable tote bag with lots of room for books is a must have for every book lover. Come design your own at the library! Registration required. Ages…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462
6:30pm
Retro Arcade Night - Casual Play

Explore the golden era of gaming with a night of old school titles! Each session will feature various games and consoles. 

This program is for all ages! 

This Session:

NES

- Tetris
- Gradius

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
Event Series
6:30pm
"Mad Scientist Club" - Winter Science

Come join the "Mad Scientist Club" at the Miller library. We will meet the last Tuesday of every month for fun and fantastic experiments! Let's learn, create, and explore the…

Warren Arthur Miller Library
5460 Arden Ave, Warren, MI 48092
7:00pm
Books and Bagels Book Club

Email Ms. Susan at susan.dion@baldwinlib.org if you are interested in this book club for students in grades 4 to 6. 

December 19: You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly

January 23: Houdini…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Smart Towns: Looking at Art Through the Eyes of an Artist

Arthur Schopenhauer said: "Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first." Georgia O'Keeffe wrote: "Nobody sees a flower, really – it is so small…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307

Wednesday, February 28th 2024

All Day
LEGO Contest Project Pick-Up Period

Pick Up your Lego Contest entries from Monday, February 26 through Saturday, March 2.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library

 

Ages: Up to 14 years old

No Registration Required

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Kids Area on top of picture book shelves
Event Series
All Day
Teen Creator Collective - TAKE HOME

Registration Required.

This month's craft: Air-Dry Clay! 

Are you a teen who enjoys creating things? Whether your creations are paintings, stories, sculptures, videos, drawings, or anything in between, you are welcome to…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
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