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, January 25th 2022

9:00am
ONLINE: Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

ONLINE: Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Tuesdays and Thursdays January 4 through March 10, 2022 9:00- 10:00 a.m. ET Contact: Liz Williams, josaitis@msu.edu Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention helps people with or without…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
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
10:30am
Toddler Story Time

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

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
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
Preschool Storytime

Stop in for a traditional children’s activity in the library’s Storytime Room. Ages 3-5 can join us for stories, crafts, and fingerplays with popular and seasonal themes. The 10:30 a.m.…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
11:00am
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
11:00am
RHPL Moms Walking Club

For caregivers of children ages 1-5, please register each child. Bundle your little one into their stroller and join Ms. Wendy for a fun and active way to meet other…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, West Entrance
Event Series
11:00am
Movin' to the Beat!

Tuesdays (except when the library is closed), 11-11:30am, Youth Room, Hybrid Live and Zoom: Whether you and your baby/toddler enjoy clapping, tapping, jumping or singing, our joyous sounds and movements…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth 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 3-5 can join us for stories, crafts, and fingerplays with popular and seasonal themes. The 10:30 a.m.…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
5:00pm
My First Book Club

Join us for a lively book discussion on Zoom with other Kindergartners and 1st graders, along with their grown-up. Discussion and activities following led by one of our Youth Librarians.

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
6:00pm
Books on Tap

Discuss books in a fun and casual virtual environment with great conversation and a trivia contest! Today's book: "The Couple Next Door" by Shari Lapena

Sterling Heights Public Library
38550 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
6:00pm
Microsoft Word Basics

Saturday, 12/04, 11am-12pm, Saturdays, 01/29, 02/26, 03/26, 12-1pm, Tuesdays, 01/25, 02/22, 03/22, 04/26, 6-7pm, Computer Lab: Come to our library to learn the basics of Microsoft Word, to be able…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Computer Lab
Event Series
6:00pm
Back in the Library

Tuesdays (except when the library is closed), 6-6:30pm, Youth Room, Hybrid Live and Zoom: The Winter may bring colder and darker days outside, but stories of Kindness, Love, friendship, sharing, and…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Tween Craft Night - Paint Pouring

Tweens (ages 9-12) can tackle a craft that is fun, beautiful, and simple! Teens can try out a new painting technique - paint pouring. It is suggested that they…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, PENDING
7:00pm
Tackling the Tough Questions About Aging with Navigate Home

Come listen to a panel of experts offer advice on tackling the tough questions and decisions about aging.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd. Rochester, MI 48307, Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
Hamilton: How the Musical Remixes American History

America has Hamilton-mania! Join Professor Richard Bell to learn what this amazing musical tells us about the marriage of history and show business.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
7:00pm
Adult Game Night

Drop in to make new friends and explore our large collection of board games and video games!

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room B
Event Series

Wednesday, January 26th 2022

All Day
Winter Reading Challenge

For Kids (babies to 6th Grade) - Grab one of four bookmarks from the Youth Reference Desk and follow the reading suggestions. Turn in your completed bookmark for a prize! For…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
All Day
Winter Wonderland

Check out the youth room this month, all dressed up for winter. Each week at least one new craft or STEM activity will be available for you to take…

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
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
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and take home a fun craft! Ages 3-5. No registration required.

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
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 A
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
Story Shenanigans

Join Youth Librarian Shari each week for some library fun. Each week will feature activities for toddlers and preschoolers, including puppets, crafts, storytelling and more. This is a virtual program,…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
2:00pm
Strategic Planning Committee Meeting

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETING

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a meeting of the

Strategic Planning Committee of the Baldwin Public Library Board

Will take place on

Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. 

In the Delos…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Delos Board Room
3:00pm
What's My Title; a Readers Advisory Game Show

Your favorite (and possibly the only) library based reading game show is back! Join the youth librarians as they try to guess book titles based on strange clues and vague…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
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