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 27th 2022

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
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
Championship of Chills! A Spooky Short Story Contest.

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
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
Kids Yoga

Kids age 2 through 5 are led through basic yoga postures and mindfulness exercises from the OM Squad at UpDog Yoga Studios

 

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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
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
12:00pm
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 206 on the 2nd level
Event Series
12:00pm
Room Reservation

Room Reservation

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
4:00pm
Crafter School

Join us in the Youth Programming Room for access to all kinds of crafting supplies that we have available. Don’t have any projects to work on? Not a problem! Each…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
5:00pm
Brandon Township Library Board Meeting

Brandon Township Library Board Meeting

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
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
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
Tween Craft Night - Macramé Rainbow Hanging

Tweens (ages 9-12) can tackle a craft that is fun, beautiful, and simple!

Join us as we make a macramé rainbow. This craft will see kids wrapping yarn around rope to…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
6:30pm
Henna Workshop Grades 4 to 6

Monique Herzig from Alchemy Slow Living Studio will talk to you about henna, give you a henna tattoo, and let you take home a henna cone to practice. Henna lasts…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary/Tribute Room
6:30pm
Graphic Novel Squad

Join us for Graphic Novel Squad, a book club perfect for upper elementary students! GNS meets on the fourth Monday of each month September-November & January-April. 

Pick up your copy of…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
7:00pm
(Smart Towns) China's Past & Present

Joy Jiang, associate professor of management at Oakland University, discusses how China's history has shaped its culture and how the country's cultural values interact with political and economic reforms, resulting…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
Phil Talks Whiskey

Phil Kollin will tell the fascinating history of America's native spirit, Kentucky Bourbon! Join him as he describes bourbon basics, separates facts from commonly held whiskey myths, and shares a…

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

Wednesday, September 28th 2022

9:00am
Personnel Committee Meeting

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETING

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a meeting of the

 

Personnel Committee of the Baldwin Public Library Board

 

Will take place on 

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

In the Jeanne Lloyd…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
10:00am
Story Group: Preschool STEAM

For children ages 3-5 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
10:00am
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
10:00am
Championship of Chills! A Spooky Short Story Contest.

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
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Sing, talk, read, play, write with Ms Lisa at these fun, interactive storytimes!  Children ages 4-6 are welcome!

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
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
10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Come join us Wednesday mornings in the meeting room for stories, songs, crafts and fun! For ages 3-5 with a caregiver. TM

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
Event Series
11:00am
Yoga in the Library with Live Cycle Delight

Families with young children are encouraged to attend these FREE yoga sessions. Bring your mat, or borrow one from Live Cycle Delight. 

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
11:00am
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
11:15am
Toddler Tales Outdoor Story Time for 1.5 Years to 2.5 Years

  • Join Ms. Rosemary for stories, songs, and rhymes. 
  • Best for ages 1.5 to 2.5 years and their grownups.
  • Outdoor in Barnum Park. Meet us at the southeast end of the park, on…

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