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.

Wednesday, March 3rd 2021

9:30am
Online Hampton ELL Book Club

Are you a parent of an RCS kid and an english language learner? Would you like to improve your reading skills this year? Let's read a book together and talk…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
10:00am
Giant Crossword for kids.

Kids can pick up a GIANT crossword puzzle to take home and search. Filled with great vocabulary from the 4th grade curriculum, this puzzle will appeal to school…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
11:00am
I Survived the Book Club Kit pick up

I survived the Book Club! SPL is announcing a new kids book club based on the popular “I Survived” book series by Lauren Tarshis. This month's book is "I Survived…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
11:00am
Books and Babies

Join Ms. Ruth Ann for stories, rhymes, music and fun in this virtual story time that meets every other Wednesday. A Zoom link will be emailed to registered…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
11:15am
Storytime By Design -- Mythical Creatures

Storytime By Design is a mix and match storytime adventure. Each storytime will premiere on Facebook and Youtube at 11:15 am on the day of broadcast. March 3rd Storytime --…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
1:00pm
Upton House Tour

The Sterling Heights Historical Commission is happy to provide our residents a gateway to the past! Up to four people from the same household can register for a 30-minute self-guided…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40433 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
2:00pm
Microsoft Word: An Introduction

Learn the fundamentals of word processing with Microsoft Word. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link at 1:30 pm the day of the class, one half hour prior to the…

Baldwin Public Library
Zoom, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
2:30pm
Senior Book Group

Join a virtual book discussion hosted by the senior center! Please register with the Senior Center by calling (586) 446-2750. Today's Book: "The Giver of Stars" by Jojo Moyes.

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Have ideas for the library? Share your opinions on teen programs, prizes, displays and other library matters at these fun-filled meetings, now meeting virtually! TAB members will use Discord to…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
4:30pm
4:30 Funtime! - Dream Catchers

For our first in-person activity since last summer, kids will make dream catchers. Each child will be able to select a dragon or unicorn design! This will be a socially-distanced…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40250 Dodge Park Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Seminar Rooms 1-2
5:00pm
Crafts Around the World

Explore the world through 6 crafts. Beginning Wednesday, March 3 and every Wednesday thru April 7 from 5 to 6 p.m. EST join us via Zoom as we travel around…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
6:45pm
Great Books Discussion Group

Using the traditional shared inquiry method, participants explore the Great Books. Group members take turns facilitating the discussions. All discussions will be hosted on Zoom until further notice. To inquire…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
Event Series
7:00pm
Virtual Urban Fiction Book Club

The next virtual Urban Fiction Book Club meeting is March 3rd on Zoom @7-8pm. The book we will be discussing is "The Final Play" by Shelly Ellis. This is the…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
7:00pm
Microsoft Word: An Introduction

Learn the fundamentals of word processing with Microsoft Word. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link at 6:30 pm the day of the class, one half hour prior to the…

Baldwin Public Library
Zoom, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online

Thursday, March 4th 2021

All Day
2021 Winter Reading Program

This year we challenge you to stretch your reading habits and participate in our virtual Winter Reading Challenge! This February 1 through March 31, we are offering a winter reading…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
All Day
Teen Book Box

Teens can treat themselves to an exciting package that includes a popular YA novel, a snack, and a fun surprise! Come back each month for a new box filled with…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
All Day
Made for the Movies

Sign up and we’ll send you a movie pick from RHPL’s streaming services with thematic recipe suggestions! Registering for one event will sign you up for the entire series, March through…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, www.rhpl.org
Event Series
9:00am
Spring Drawing Step by Step

Have you ever wanted to draw some cute bugs, a simple car, a landscape, or of course some spring flowers? Enjoy learning to draw with us again this spring! …

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
1:30pm
Coffee Hour Town Hall with County Executive Dave Coulter

You're invited! County Executive David Coulter wants to hear from YOU about YOUR vision for the future of Oakland County. The Commerce Township, Walled Lake and Wixom libraries are hosting Oakland…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
2:00pm
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, At Your Home
Event Series
6:00pm
Suffragette Tour

Join us for a presentation about the suffragette movement and the artwork surrounding it. An expert from the DIA will discuss paintings and sculptures that portray the hardships faced by…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
6:00pm
Tinkercad Online Class

Join us every Thursday in March for a beginner introduction to Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a 3D printing software used to create designs and then print them out using a 3D…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
6:30pm
TEEN Online Board Games

Join us on Zoom ( we'll email you the codes to join us!) as we gather together and then log in to www.BoardGameArena.com to play games and chat. Potion Explosion,…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
7:00pm
Conversations on Hemingway: Hemingway & Celebrity

In partnership with PBS Books, RHPL is highlighting the upcoming PBS documentary "Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick." To celebrate this new film, PBS is hosting Conversations…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
7:00pm
Ascension Health Talk: Beware of Colon Cancer

Dr. Michael Henein, Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery with Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital will discuss colon cancer risks, signs to look for, and screenings. Dr. Henein specializes in laparoscopic and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
7:00pm
Teen Virtual Book Club: Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

The first 10 teens to register will receive a free paperback book, thanks to the Friends of Baldwin Public Library. This book is also available in electronic formats on Libby. Grades…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual Meeting

Friday, March 5th 2021

All Day
2021 Winter Reading Program

This year we challenge you to stretch your reading habits and participate in our virtual Winter Reading Challenge! This February 1 through March 31, we are offering a winter reading…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
10:00am
Wiggle & Rhyme Live!

Join Ms. Stephanie for a live virtual story time on Zoom with singing, clapping, tapping, and more. A Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants on the day of…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
1:30pm
ELL Book club

Join Rebecca and other english language learners for a virtual book club! The book we will be reading is to be determined. We will take it slowly and talk about…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
3:00pm
Fresh Picks

Join us as our librarians give a quick snapshot of some of the newest items in our collection from many genres and subjects. See it all on our Facebook page,…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Event Series