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.

Saturday, June 25th 2022

10:00pm
Drag Queen Bingo

Five15 hosts the wackiest night in Royal Oak! Part camp, part audience participation, ALL COMEDY! This ain't your grandma's bingo! 18+ up. Advanced reservations are required. Perfect for milestone birthdays,…

Pronto! Lounge & Showbar - Five 15
600 South Washington Avenue, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Event Series

Sunday, June 26th 2022

All Day
Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays during the summer -- we'll resume Sunday hours on Sunday, September 11.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
All Day
50 Books In A Year

Register for this challenge any time of the year at rhpl.beanstack.org (online and available as an app for Android and Apple devices). Read at your own pace and earn prizes!

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, www.rhpl.beanstack.org
Event Series
All Day
Closed

Closed for Summer Hours

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
Event Series
11:00am
Drag Queen Bingo Brunch

Come brunch with Five15 and our drag queen for her hilarious Drag Queen Bingo comedy extravaganza! All-inclusive boxed brunch, coffee, and tea are included. Alcohol and specialty drinks are served.

Pronto! Lounge & Showbar - Five 15
600 South Washington Avenue, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Event Series

Monday, June 27th 2022

All Day
Cupcake Liner Octopus Take & Make

Create your own octopus buddy out of a cupcake liner! This Take and Make includes a colorful cupcake liner and construction paper, and plus materials to decorate your octopus! You…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462
All Day
Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Program

How it works:

  • Register for our Summer Reading Program.
  • Read or listen to audiobooks.
  • Log in and mark the days that you read - aim for 3 times per week.

Madison Heights Public Library
240 W 13 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, MI 48071
Event Series
All Day
Kids Craft Kits

Pick up a new weekly craft kit on Mondays beginning June 20-July 25! Kits available while supplies last. 

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
All Day
Youth Take and Make Crafts

For Kids. Pick up a craft kit to do at home. Limit one per child. First come, first served while supplies last. New craft every Monday from June 13 through…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Youth Room
Event Series
10:00am
Reading & Rhythm

Bring your children ages birth to five years old for a fun Ocean themed Storytime consisting of stories, songs, exercises to music, fingerplays, and a simple craft. Limited to twelve…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
10:00am
Move and Groove Outdoor Story Time for ages 3 to 5 years

  • Join Ms. Caroline for stories and activities that will have you moving up, down, and all around.
  • Best for ages 3 to 5.
  • Outdoor in Barnum Park. Meet us at the southeast…

    Baldwin Public Library
    George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Meet at the Little Free Library on George Street.
    Event Series
10:00am
So You Want to Read...Summer Reading Program for Adults

In the spirit of leisure, join us for Summer Reading from June 21st through August 19th at the Southfield Public Library. Summer offers the opportunity to catch up with ourselves.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
11:00am
Story & Play!

Join us at the Library for a short story and some fun free play!

This program is designed for children, ages 0-6. Drop-in. No registration required.

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
11:00am
Reading & Rhythm

Bring your children ages birth to five years old for a fun Ocean themed Storytime consisting of stories, songs, exercises to music, fingerplays, and a simple craft. Limited to twelve…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
12:30pm
Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities™ (HSHC™)

Mondays, 06/27, 07/11, 07/18, 07/25, 08/01, 08/08, 12:30-1:30pm, Youth Early Literacy Room: This is a free 6-week program for kids in grades Kindergarten – 5th grade that teaches children how…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Early Literacy Room
Event Series
12:30pm
Meet Up and Eat Up

Kids under the age of 18 can join us in the cafe for lunch.  

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
2:00pm
Move and Groove Outdoor Story Time for ages 3 to 5 years

  • Join Ms. Caroline for stories and activities that will have you moving up, down, and all around.
  • Best for ages 3 to 5.
  • Outdoor in Barnum Park. Meet us at the southeast…

    Baldwin Public Library
    George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Meet at the Little Free Library on George Street.
    Event Series
2:00pm
Wave Riders Storytime

Bring your preschooler every Monday at 2:00pm for storytime! We will have stories to match STEAM themes along with ukulele songs and crafts.

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
4:00pm
Library Tour: Go Beyond the Bookshelves

Take a tour of the library to learn about library secrets, history, architectural details and how the library can help you succeed.  Meet in the Tower Lobby.  Register to guarantee…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
6:00pm
Heartfulness Meditation Online

Mondays (except from holidays), 6-7pm, Zoom: Join us for our returning Heartfulness Meditation program online. The Heartfulness Meditation Program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, which when…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
6:00pm
Make Your Own Tablut (Viking Chess) Board

Make your own version of a Tablut board. Tablut, sometimes know as Viking Chess, is an ancient strategy game.

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
6:30pm
The Little Mermaid: Bright Star Theater

"The Little Mermaid" presented by Bright Star Theater company will be hosted outside CIDL! Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on.

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
6:30pm
Downton Abbey Fashion Show

Enjoy a live fashion show of Downton Abbey era clothing, with a chance to win prizes!

One of the most widely watched television shows in the world, “Downton Abbey” depicted the…

Madison Heights Public Library
240 W 13 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071, Inside the Madison Heights Public Library entrance - then go to the right.
7:00pm
Salt to Taste Book Club

Salt To Taste is a cookbook discussion group. You select and prepare a recipe from the month's cookbook, and we gather for a potluck…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
7:00pm
Let Your Resume Tell Your Story

Creating an impressive resume is more than just listing your professional experience. Join Amazon recruitment specialist Will Ham as he talks about the techniques to use to craft a resume…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
7:00pm
Books Plus Book Club

Grades 2 to 3 and a grownup. Email Ms. Donna at donna.smith@baldwinlib.org to register for this book club. 

June 27: Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen by Debbi Florence

July 25: J.D.…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series

Tuesday, June 28th 2022

9:00am
Chamber YPN

Event for the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals Network. Sign-up here

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
9:30am
Reading & Rhythm

Bring your children ages birth to five years old for a fun Ocean themed Storytime consisting of stories, songs, exercises to music, fingerplays, and a simple craft. Limited to twelve…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
10:00am
Outdoor Explorers

If you love to play outdoors, then come explore the world outside of RHPL with Ms. Wendy! Siblings are welcome, but projects are limited to registered patrons three to six…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Rotary Park
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 Road, Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series
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