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, December 8th 2021

All Day
Preschool Dough Flower Kit

Grow your own flower using modeling dough with our fun take-home kit for preschoolers!

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
10:00am
Small Works Juried All Media Exhibition

Features 150 works created by 67 artists on a diminutive scale, 16 inches or less, in various media. All works are for sale and priced to be perfect holiday gifts…

Northville Art House
215 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167
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
Pre-School Story Time

Come read stories, sing songs, and take home a fun craft! This event will be outdoors, weather permitting. Ages 3-5. No registration required.

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
Event Series
11:00am
Tech Help Wednesday

Do you need basic internet instruction? Help downloading ebooks onto your device? We can help! Contact us by phone at 248-624-3772 to set up an appointment.

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

Best for ages 1.5 to 2.5 years and their grownups. All programs are subject to change at the last minute. Register once for the entire session: November 3, 10, 17,…

Baldwin Public Library
George Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
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
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
Homeschoolers: Acting workshop

Join us for an indoor, masked event where your homeschooler will learn about acting with Open Spot Theatre.

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
2:00pm
Wednesday Afternoon Book Club

2nd Wednesday of the month book club, with librarian-led discussion. Our longest running book club, this group features mostly fiction selections with occasional nonfiction titles. This month's selection is "Midnight…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
3:00pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Want to find a fun way to earn volunteer service hours? Look no further than the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! Members of the TAB plan and run their OWN…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
4:30pm
Story Time Magic - VIRTUAL

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW VIRTUAL. A zoom link will be sent the day of the program. Join Ms. Ruth Ann for rhymes, music, stories, and movement activities. Registration required. Due…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, VIRTUAL
Event Series
5:30pm
Maker Space Open Lab

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

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Maker Space
7:00pm
Ugly Christmas Sweater

Adults and Teens are welcome to drop in and make an ugly ( or pretty!) sweater with us! Be sure to bring your own sweater or sweat shirt or t…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
7:00pm
The Scientific Truth About Global Warming, Without the Politics

WDIV Meteorologist Paul Gross, who is recognized as one of the nation's leaders in communicating about Earth's changing climate works to achieve a neutral presentation without bias. He has traveled…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
7:00pm
Romeo District Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Meeting of the Romeo District Library Board of Trustees

Romeo District Library
65821 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48095
Event Series
7:00pm
Evening Family Storytime

Join Ms. Wendy for a live monthly storytime for the whole family via Zoom and a related take & make project. Participants will receive instructions via email for take &…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
7:00pm
The Scientific Truth About Global Warming, Without the Politics

WDIV-TV Local 4 meteorologist Paul Gross is recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in communicating the scientific truth about Earth’s changing climate, without any political bias whatsoever. He…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
7:00pm
Build a Website

Create a basic website for yourself or for your business in this two-session class. Registration required. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class. In this…

Baldwin Public Library
Zoom Meeting ONLINE, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
7:00pm
Redford Recreational Readers

Book Discussion Group for Adults. Meets on the Second Wednesday of the month in the Staff Lounge. This month's Book Selection is A Good Neighborhood, by Therese Anne Fowler Summary: In…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240

Thursday, December 9th 2021

All Day
Syntha's Stories

Best for children 3 to 5 years old. Miss Syntha will read a picture book from her personal collection and share a song or activity that you can sing or do…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
Event Series
All Day
Personalized Holiday Ornaments Take and Make

Take a kit and make a personalized holiday ornament. Select your design and make it your own! These wonderful creations are great for Holiday decorating or as a gift to…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
8:00am
Winter Craft Kits

Kit includes three winter-themed crafts for kids to do at home!

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
9:30am
Advisory Council Meeting (Shared Tech, Continuing Ed meetings)

Advisory Council Meeting (Shared Tech, Continuing Ed meetings)

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
10:00am
ELL Conversation Group

An open informal English discussions and conversation for English Language Learners and English as Second Language students. Topics are provided by the host. This class is an excellent venue…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, 2nd floor conference room
Event Series
10:00am
Small Works Juried All Media Exhibition

Features 150 works created by 67 artists on a diminutive scale, 16 inches or less, in various media. All works are for sale and priced to be perfect holiday gifts…

Northville Art House
215 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167
Event Series
11:00am
Loose Ends Crafting Club

Second Thursday of the Month @ 11:00am *No registration required* Grab that unfinished craft and bring it to the Library! Join us and finish that craft, help another crafter, or just come get…

Walled Lake City Library
1499 E. West Maple Rd., Walled Lake, MI 48390
Event Series
11:15am
NEW Stories and Strollers

Caregivers of children who can be carried in a pouch or pushed in a stroller are invited to join us as we walk around the Donald F. Fracassi Municipal Campus…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
12:00pm
National Christmas Card Day

Help make the holidays brighter for others. Drop in the Children's area of the library to create a holiday card or two. We will send them to a local assisted…

Warren Arthur Miller Library
5460 Arden Ave, Warren, MI 48092
2:00pm
Google Docs

Learn about Google Docs: A powerful Alternative to Microsoft Word. Registration required. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

Baldwin Public Library
Zoom Class Online, Birmingham, MI 48009
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