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, August 9th 2022

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
BGYA Meeting

BGYA Meeting

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
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
11:30am
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
11:30am
Strategic Plan Residents Focus Group (Senior Center)

The Sterling Heights Public Library is conducting a Strategic Plan, and we want your input! Register to attend a Residents Focus Group to give direct feedback and make suggestions on…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40200 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
12:00pm
Book Bites

Join us for a book discussion that's a bit different. We will discuss new books, old, books, great books, terrible books, any kind of book!

Each session will revolve around a…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake City Library, Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
1:00pm
Maker Space Lab

Sterling Heights cardholders can sign up to use the Maker Space. Use our equipment to make your vision come to life! The Maker Space features a Cricut die-cutter, sewing machine,…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Maker Space
1:00pm
Let's Dish!

Talk, tempt and taste during our recipe club discussion group that’s all about food!

 

To participate, prepare a recipe around each month’s theme and bring the dish and the recipe to…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake City Library, Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
1:30pm
Room Reservation

Room Reservation

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
1:30pm
Tuesday Book Group

This month's book is "Hour of the Witch" by Chris Bohjalian. This group currently meets in the General Meeting room as well as through Zoom. Please call 586-752-0603 for Zoom…

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
2:00pm
Teen STEAM- Cardboard Pet Castles

STEAM program- teens (ages 12-18) will use cardboard boxes and turn them into indoor pet houses. Attention will focus on connecting joints, material strength & limitations; finished structures must bear…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
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
20901 W 12 Mile Rd, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
5:00pm
Family Game Night

With over 100 tabletop games to play, there is no end to the fun to be had with your friends and family at the library.

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
6:00pm
Internet and Email Basics

Saturdays, 07/09, 08/06, 09/17, 10/15, 11/12, 12/10, 1-2pm, Tuesdays, 07/12, 08/09, 09/13, 10/11, 11/08, 12/13, 6-7pm, Computer Lab: Wondering how to do searches on the Internet? Wondering about safety? Need…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Computer Lab
Event Series
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
Crafter's Corner

Ages 17 and up can join us for popular adult crafts! Each session will feature a new and different craft that will be appropriate for both beginners and advanced DIYers. 

Patrons…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40250 Dodge Park Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Seminar Room 2
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
6:45pm
Michigan Beer: A Heady History

Join local author Patti F. Smith During her interactive presentation in which she will entertain with stories from local brewers and tell how early immigrants brought their distinctive beer styles…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
7:00pm
Strategic Plan Residents Focus Group

The Sterling Heights Public Library is conducting a Strategic Plan, and we want your input! Register to attend a Residents Focus Group to give direct feedback and make suggestions on…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
7:00pm
Mother/Daughter Book Club

Email Ms. Susan at susan.dion@baldwinlib.org to register for this book club for girls in grades 4 to 6 and their moms. 

June 14: Words on Fire by Jennifer Nielsen

July 12:…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room or Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
7:30pm
Books by the Bus

Visit RHPL’s Community Bookmobile for stories, songs, and rhymes. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit by the bus!

Rochester Hills Public Library
254 Hampton Circle, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series

Wednesday, August 10th 2022

9:30am
Virtual Circulation Roundtable Meeting

Virtual Circulation Roundtable Meeting

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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
10:30am
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
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
Lion Story Time

Celebrate World Lion Day by sharing in a storytime, games, crafts and activities in the Gibbing Room.

Utica Public Library
7530 Auburn Road, Utica, MI 48317
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