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, June 28th 2022

9:00am
Room Reservation

Room Reservation

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
9:30am
Reading & 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
Outdoor Explorers

If you love to play outdoors, then come explore the world outside of RHPL with Ms. Wendy! Siblings are welcome, but projects are limited to registered patrons three to six…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Rotary Park
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
After School Tutoring with Eton Academy

Specialized support for students in grades K-12 brought to the Library by Eton Academy and the Hartman-Eton Center for Teaching and Learning.

  • 30 minute tutoring sessions
  • 1:1 subject area support
  • Direct instruction on…

    Walled Lake City Library
    1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390, Library Meeting Room
    Event Series
10:00am
Wiggle & Rhyme Outdoor Story Time for Birth to 1.5 years

  • Join Ms. Stephanie for a lapsit story time with singing, clapping, tapping, and more.
  • You are welcome to bring your own scarf and shaker as we sometimes use these props in…

    Baldwin Public Library
    George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Meet at the Little Free Library on George Street.
    Event Series
10:00am
So You Want to Read...Summer Reading Program for Adults

In the spirit of leisure, join us for Summer Reading from June 21st through August 19th at the Southfield Public Library. Summer offers the opportunity to catch up with ourselves.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
10:15am
Toddler Time with Miss Amanda

Toddler Time stories and a craft with Miss Amanda. Designed for ages 2-5 but all ages are welcome.

An adult is required to stay during the program - thank you!

Madison Heights Public Library
240 W 13 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071, Inside the Madison Heights Public Library entrance - then go to the right.
Event Series
11:00am
Aquatic Avengers: Shark Bites

"I am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine!" Come decorate your own Shark…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
11:00am
So You Want to Read...

Join us on Tuesdays this summer as we explore reading genres. Each week will feature a different genre along with reading recommendations. Find each video on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
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
12:30pm
Meet Up and Eat Up

Kids under the age of 18 can join us in the cafe for lunch.  

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
1:00pm
Room Reservation

Community Room

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
1:30pm
Android 101/102

Bill B is going to the Senior Center to teach Android phone usage

Clarkston Independence District Library
6000 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48348
Event Series
3:30pm
Tiny Art for Youth

Now is your chance to show off your artistic skills! The library is creating a tiny art gallery, but we need tiny paintings created by you first. Get creative and…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
4:00pm
Recreation on the Move

Geared at families with children of all ages.


Join us for a Parks and Rec and Library collaborative storytime event!

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
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
Kids Messy Summer Games

Play outdoor games with a variety of gross, messy materials!

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
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
Tuesday Night Story Time

Tuesdays (except when the library is closed), 6-6:30pm, Youth Room, Hybrid Live and Zoom: Spring and summer are sprouting new stories celebrating the return of cardinals and finches, bird songs,…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Books and Bagels Book Club

Email Ms. Susan at susan.dion@baldwinlib.org if you are interested in a book club for students in grades 4 to 6. 

June 28: Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan

July 26: The…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
7:00pm
The Restless Genius of Benjamin Franklin

Join Dr. Richard Bell, Professor of History at the University of Maryland, as he rejoins us to examine the genius of Benjamin Franklin. A man with only two years of…

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

Wednesday, June 29th 2022

9:30am
Reading & 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
So You Want to Read...Summer Reading Program for Adults

In the spirit of leisure, join us for Summer Reading from June 21st through August 19th at the Southfield Public Library. Summer offers the opportunity to catch up with ourselves.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
10:15am
Water Play Wednesdays

Toddlers and Preschoolers will get a chance to play at our new water table. They will get a chance to use their fine motor skills and explore the wonder of…

Madison Heights Public Library
240 W 13 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071
Event Series
10:30am
Water Wonder Wednesdays

Students ages 6-12 will enjoy crafts, movies, games and snacks all with a water theme. By registering for the first week of the program, you will automatically be registered for…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
10:30am
All Ages Storytime

Sing songs, learn new things, hear amazing stories all while making new friends at our all ages storytime!  

Weather permitting, storytime will be outside! Bring a blanket if you'd like, we…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
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
12:00pm
All Biz Book Club

In our newest book club, we're all about business! We'll explore and discuss books that touch on a different business topics each month, such as management styles & challenges, psychology,…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
Event Series
12:30pm
Oceans of Possibilities Story Time

Wednesdays, 06/22, 06/29, 07/06, 07/13, 07/20, 07/27, 08/03, 08/10, 08/17, 12:30-1:30pm, Youth Early Literacy Room: This is a joint program with the Foster Grandparent Program of Oakland County sponsored by…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Early Literacy Room
Event Series
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