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, September 21st 2021

3:00pm
Pizza & Pages - House of Many Ways

Are you a teen that loves to read? If so, join your fellow book-lovers for our exciting teen book club: Pizza & Pages! Come hang out, talk about books, and…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
6:00pm
Fall Terrariums - Tween Craft Night

Tweens and teens can create their own fall terrarium to bring a little of autumn’s changing color inside. Ages 10-17. Supplies are limited, registration required. This program will take place…

Warren Arthur Miller Library
5460 Arden Ave, Warren, MI 48092
6:00pm
Tuesday Night Story Time

Tuesdays, 6-6:30pm (unless the library is closed!), Youth Room: Join us for a story and an activity as follows: 1st Tuesday of the Month – Story Time with Pizza: We will…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Books on Tap

Discuss books in a fun and casual virtual environment with great conversation and a trivia contest! Today's book: "Peacock Emporium" by Jo Jo Moyes

Sterling Heights Public Library
38550 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
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
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
7:00pm
Documentary: "Essential Arrival: Michigan's Indian Immigrants in the 21st Century" (Zoom)

This fascinating documentary highlights Indian immigrants in Michigan, their contributions to our community, and the challenges they have overcome in assimilating into American society. Participants will watch the documentary online…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
7:00pm
Books and Bagels Book Club

Email Ms. Susan at susan.dion@baldwinlib.org if you are interested in a virtual book club for students in grades 4 to 6. This month we are reading "Efrén Divided" by…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
7:00pm
Golden Girls Dinner Murder Mystery - Death at St. Olaf

Picture it, St. Olaf, 2021. Everyone's favorite golden girls gather to see one of their own honored. Before the celebration can begin, a killer strikes! Can you figure out "who…

Pronto! Lounge & Showbar - Five 15
600 South Washington Avenue, Royal Oak, MI 48067
7:00pm
FDLFRA

Join us for our monthly book club on the third Tuesday of every month. Features mostly fiction selections with occasional nonfiction titles. This month's selection is "American Spy" by Lauren…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
7:00pm
PJ Storytime

All ages are welcome at this fun family storytime. Wear your jammies and hear amazing stories to prepare you for a snug nights sleep.

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series

Wednesday, September 22nd 2021

All Day
Championship of Chills

It was a dark and stormy night… or was it a bright and sunny day, not giving any sort of clue to the mayhem that was soon to come. Or…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
All Day
Little Explorers

Pick up a sensory kit designed to support fine and gross motor skills, cognitive development, and problem solving skills for ages 2 to 5 years. First come, first serve in…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Youth Room
All Day
Gaze - International Virtual Exhibit

Women are often subjected to a gaze which shapes their identity. This gaze is from men, other women, and society at large which makes a woman feel conscious about herself.…

Mara Magyarosi-Laytner
111 East Nine Mile Road, Hazel Park,, MI 48030
Event Series
All Day
Pandemic Stories

Our lives have changed over the past year due to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, Covid-19. Do you have a story about your pandemic experiences to share? People of…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
All Day
Book Scavengers

We've hidden pictures in the Youth Room. How many can you find? New pictures will be hidden each month.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Youth Room
Event Series
9:30am
Hampton ELL Book Club: Ahimsa

Are you an Parent of an RCS student and an English language learner? Would you like to improve your reading skills this year? Meet with Rebecca and other English language…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Second Floor Conference Room (Location may change)
Event Series
10:00am
Tech Help Wednesday

Do you need basic internet instruction? Help downloading ebooks onto your device? We can help! Contact us by phone at 248-624-3772 to set up an appointment.

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
10:00am
Walled Lake Farmer's Market

Come find the Library at the Walled Lake Farmer's Market.

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
10:00am
Learning in Retirement

Learning in Retirement: A program devoted to lifelong learning. Learning in Retirement is a friendly group of retired, semi-retired and curious people who explore topics and present their findings with…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
10:30am
Pre-School Story Time

Come read stories, sing songs, and take home a fun craft! This event will be outdoors, weather permitting. Ages 3-5. No registration required.

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
Event Series
10:30am
Baby Lapsit

Bond with your baby during this gentle program! Learn fun, interactive lap rhymes and meet other parents while you introduce your baby to the world. This storytime is for non-walkers,…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
11:00am
Storytime @ the Market

Storytime at the Walled Lake Farmers Market

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
11:00am
Using the Catalog Episode 7: How to Pay Fines & Fees Online

In this quick tutorial, learn how to use our online catalog to pay any outstanding fines or fees associated with your Library Card. Premieres September 22 at 11:00 am…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
11:00am
Raspberry Pi for Beginners

In this introductory video, learn what Raspberry Pi is, what it can be used for, and what its basic components are. If you want to learn more, please visit https://southfieldlibrary.org/services/virtual/virtual-programs/raspberry-pi/.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
11:15am
Toddler Tales Outdoor Story Time for ages 1.5 to 2.5 years

Best for 1.5 years to 2.5 years and their grownups. All programs are subject to change at the last minute. 11:15 a.m. Outdoor in Barnum Park. Meet us at the…

Baldwin Public Library
George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, meet at the Little Free Library on George Street.
Event Series
1:00pm
Upton House Tour

The Sterling Heights Historical Commission is happy to provide our residents a gateway to the past! Up to six people from the same household can register for a 45-minute self-guided…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40433 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
1:00pm
Scribes Writers Workshop

A twice-monthly drop-in workshop for those who love to write, want to learn from more experienced writers or want to let their writing ideas flow. Members will write on a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Second Floor Conference Room B
Event Series
4:00pm
Building Committee Meeting

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a meeting of the Building Committee of the Baldwin Public Library Board Will take place on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. In the Jeanne…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
4:30pm
Story Time Magic Outdoor Story Time

All ages and their grownups. All programs are subject to change at the last minute. 4:30 p.m. Outdoor in Barnum Park. Meet us at the southeast end of the park,…

Baldwin Public Library
George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, meet at the Little Free Library on George Street.
Event Series
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