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.

Tuesday, October 4th 2022

9:00am
Spiderweb Wreath Take & Make

Add some spooky spirit to your house with this spiderweb wreath, complete with mini spiders! You supply scissors. Pick up the supplies and create at your convenience.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Town Road, Rochester, MI 48307
9:00am
Chamber Orientation Meeting

Chamber Orientation Meeting

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
9:30am
Reading and 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
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
10:00am
Fiber Arts Club (formerly Knitting Plus Club)

Anyone who knits, crochets, embroiders, or creates with any type of fiber art is welcome to bring the project you’re currently working on and enjoy meeting with other fiber artists…

Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
Event Series
10:00am
Wiggle & Rhyme Outdoor Story Time for Birth to 18 Months

  • Join Ms. Stephanie for a lapsit story time with singing, clapping, tapping, and more.
  • Outdoor in Barnum Park. Meet us at the southeast end of the park, on George Street, by…

    Baldwin Public Library
    George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Meet at the Little Free Library on George Street.
    Event Series
10:00am
Story Group: Music & Movement

For children ages birth-5 years and a caregiver. Register all children attending with their own library card. Please only register for one story group, one registration covers the whole 6…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:30am
Toddler Storytime

Toddlers will hear stories, learn finger plays, and enjoy sharing time. Parents and caregivers will learn tips and tools to make any time storytime! SF

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
Event Series
10:30am
Toddler Time

Bring your toddler for a high-energy program that has singing, dancing, crafts, and stories! This storytime is for ages 0-3 years old. The 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. sessions are…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
10:30am
10:30 Preschool Storytime

Stop in for a traditional children’s activity in the library’s Storytime Room. Ages 3-6 can join us for stories, crafts, and fingerplays with popular and seasonal themes. 

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
10:30am
Toddler Story Time

Come read stories, sing songs, and take home a fun take-home craft! Ages 2-3. No registration required.

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
Event Series
11:00am
Breast Cancer: Screening, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention with Dr. Stokes

October is national breast cancer awareness month. Join us in the Auditorium for an informative presentation on breast cancer, including guidelines for screening, common signs and symptoms & strategies for…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Auditorium
11:00am
Tech Tuesday - Uploads and Downloads

We will be discussing the whys and hows of uploading and downloading documents from your computer or phone.

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
11:30am
Sense-Able

Introducing Sensory Storytimes! Designed for children that may need extra sensory support, sensory storytime combines traditional storytime components with sensory elements to enhance the experience. SF

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
Event Series
11:30am
Toddler Time

Bring your toddler for a high-energy program that has singing, dancing, crafts, and stories! This storytime is for ages 0-3 years old. The 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. sessions are…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
11:30am
Preschool Storytime

Stop in for a traditional children’s activity in the library’s Storytime Room. Ages 3-6 can join us for stories, crafts, and fingerplays with popular and seasonal themes. 

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
1:00pm
Maker Space Lab

Sterling Heights cardholders can sign up to use the Maker Space. Use our equipment to make your vision come to life! The Maker Space features a Cricut die-cutter, sewing machine,…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Maker Space
1:30pm
Tuesday Book Group

This month's book is "The Outsider" by Stephen King. This group currently meets in the General Meeting room as well as through Zoom. Please call 586-752-0603 for Zoom invitation information…

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
4:00pm
Kids Cooking Club

Ages 7-12 join us for a cooking lesson with Ms Jackie!

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
4:30pm
Mad Hatter Tea Party

Welcome to Wonderland, and to the Mad Hatter's Tea Party! Fall down the rabbit hole, and enjoy an Alice in Wonderland story, some tea-riffic snacks, and games all set to…

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

Room Reservation American Sportsmen for Veterans

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
Event Series
5:00pm
Family Game Night

With over 100 tabletop games to play, there is no end to the fun to be had…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
6:00pm
Teen Dungeons & Dragons

Come join us on our exciting journey into the world of Dungeons & Dragons. No experience is necessary. We will teach you how to play this fun role playing game!…

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
6:00pm
Page to Screen - Movie

What was your reaction when your favorite book was turned into a movie? Let's discuss it together! Please join us on the first and second Tuesday of the month for…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
6:00pm
Dynamic Fall Tuesdays!

Tuesdays (except when the library is closed), 6-6:45pm, Youth Room: Rev up for Fall with a totally new story time based on weekly themes. Join us for a story and…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Computer Basics

Saturdays, 07/09, 08/06, 09/17, 10/15, 11/12, 12/10, 12-1pm, Tuesdays, 07/05, 08/02, 09/06, 10/04, 11/01, 12/06, 6-7pm, Computer Lab: Come to our library to start your adventure with Windows computers. You…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Computer Lab
Event Series
6:00pm
Paws for Reading

Children and pets have a special bond because animals do not judge or interrupt a reader. The first 10 children to check in at the Youth desk can read to…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Creative Writers' Workshop

Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? Join our creative writers’ workshop facilitated by author and editor, Terry Hojnacki. Share your work and take part in…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
Event Series
6:30pm
Tech Help

Do you have a question about your device? Do you want to learn more about the internet or Microsoft Office? Do you have a complex technology question that no one…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Group Study Room 302
Event Series
7:00pm
Graphic Novels 4 Grown Ups

Graphic Novels for Grown Ups- Book Club

Comics aren't just for kids! Features memoirs, humor, superheroes, and more! Some titles contain mature/graphic content so please read the description before you register. title: 

Oct…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room (and Zoom)
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