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.

Monday, June 17th 2024

All Day
Shredded Book in a Jar Guessing Contest

Can you guess the title of the shredded book in the jar? Each time you visit the library, enter your guess to win a free book. No actual books were…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Teen Corner
Event Series
All Day
Tiny Art Show

All ages are invited to paint a mini masterpiece and join our Tiny Art Show! Register by picking up your kit at the check-out desk from June 1-15 . Create…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Check-Out Desk
Event Series
All Day
Brandon Reads

Brandon Reads is a community-wide book club that puts the choice of each book into the community’s hands. We read mostly Michigan-based books, or books that are written by Michigan…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462
All Day
Adventure Begins at Your Library... Adult Summer Reading

Adventure Begins at Your Library... the 2024 Summer Reading Program for Adults at the Southfield Public Library.


In the spirit of adventure, join us for Summer Reading from June 17th…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
All Day
Truly Devious Book Bundle Drawing

We have a set of Truly Devious books to give away and we want YOU to have it. Each time you visit the library between Monday, June 10 and Wednesday,…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Teen Corner
Event Series
All Day
Sticker Mosaic in the Teen Corner

Work together with your fellow teens to help us create a community piece of art. Stop at the library's front desk and pick up a sheet of stickers to place…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Teen Corner
Event Series
All Day
Youth Take and Make Crafts

For Kids. Pick up a craft kit to do at home. Limit one per child. First come, first served while supplies last.

New craft every Monday from June 10 through July…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Youth Room
Event Series
All Day
Kids Take-and-Make Craft: Sand Art

Let the sands of creativity flow! Peel off the adhesive backing one section at a time, then fill it in with colored sand. We provide the kit to make a…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Check-Out Desk
All Day
Find a Treasure Map in the Teen Corner

School is out and it is time for adventure at the library! There is a Treasure Map hidden in the Teen Corner and we need your help to find it.…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Teen Corner
Event Series
All Day
Teen Take-and-Make Craft: Souvenir Box

Do you love to keep souvenirs from different places you visit or trinkets to spark memories of special events? This week's craft includes a plain souvenir box along with maps…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Check-Out Desk
All Day
Where Oh Where Is Smokey the Bear?

Smokey the Bear is turning 80 Years Old! And he is visiting the library starting June 17 but his location will change every week and it is up to you…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Room
Event Series
10:00am
STAFF YAR Reserved

Would you like to reserve this space? Contact Stacia

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
Event Series
10:00am
Wiggle Worms: Birth to 2 Years

Birth to 2 years old with grown up(s)

Drop in between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. for open-ended, unstructured play with your child and to socialize with other families. Caregivers must…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room or Rotary/Donor
Event Series
10:00am
Reading Adventures with Miss Fran

Bring your children ages birth to five years old for a fun storytime consisting of stories, songs, exercises to music, fingerplays, parachute activity, and a simple craft. When you register…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
10:45am
Teen Volunteers for Kids Summer Reading Kickoff

Sign up to help at our Kids Summer Reading Kickoff and earn volunteer hours at the library! Volunteers will assist kids with crafts and other activities as well as help…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Large Meeting Room
11:00am
Kids Summer Reading Kickoff with the Davisburg Mountain Jubileers

Embark on a literary adventure this summer! Come and listen to the enchanting tunes of the Davisburg Mountain Jubileers, cool off with a frozen treat, and make-and-take a pin-on button.…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350, Large Meeting Room
11:00am
Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival: Artistic Encounters with Hsin-Yun Huang

A tradition of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Artistic Encounters are public coachings for emerging professional ensembles in a setting similar to a masterclass. You are invited to attend…

Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302, Community Room
11:00am
Reading Adventures with Miss Fran

Bring your children ages birth to five years old for a fun storytime consisting of stories, songs, exercises to music, fingerplays, parachute activity, and a simple craft. When you register…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
11:00am
Preschool Pathfinders Storytime: Active Adventures

Young explorers will join Ms. Jamie for a series of adventurous storytimes including books, songs, dancing, bubbles, toys, and other fun surprises.  

This week's theme is Active Adventures. Wear shoes…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, Ms. Jamie
11:45am
Pet Adventures

Participants will receive a stuffed animal pet and an adoption certificate the first week. Each week we will explore different activities about pets. The students will make a home for…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
12:00pm
Holly Area Schools Registration on Wheels

Enjoy a concert at the library from 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM, then enroll new students into Holly Area Schools.  All 3 & 4 year old's and K-12 students…

Springfield Township Library
12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg, MI 48350
1:00pm
Building Committee Meeting

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE MEETING

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a meeting of the

Building Committee of the Baldwin Public Library Board

will take place on

Monday, June 17, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. 

In the Delos Board…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Delos Board Room
2:00pm
Monday Summer Performers

TBD

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
Event Series
2:00pm
Monday Summer Performers

TBD

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
Event Series
2:00pm
Throwback Family Film Series

Take a trip down memory lane and watch family-friendly movies from past decades. Snacks and drinks provided. No registration required. 

Wed., June 12 – The Wizard of Oz (1939)…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Multipurpose Room
4:00pm
Dungeons and Dragons Club

Join our roleplaying group for an exciting campaign of the world's most popular roleplaying game! Roll dice, make friends, and battle monsters. Registering for one week will automatically register you…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
Event Series
4:30pm
Library Board Meeting

Library Board meetings are usually held on the third Monday of each month, at the Redford Township District Library at 4:30pm, to review library financials, make policy decisions, and provide…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240, Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
Event Series
4:30pm
Junior Gamers - Mario Kart: Grades 2 to 3

Registration opens one month before the program. 

For children going into grades 2 to 3 in the fall. Caregivers must stay in the building during the program if the participant is…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
5:30pm
Adventure Begins At Your Library: Summer Reading Kick-Off

Begin your summer of adventure at the Southfield Public Library. Crafts, games, live strolling entertainment and more.

Beginning Monday, June 17, 2024, pick up a paper reading log from the Youth…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Fountain Terrace
6:00pm
Monday Book to Movie Family Adventures

Read the book and then come and watch the movie and enjoy some popcorn! We will be reading the The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford in June and The Borrowers…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
Event Series
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