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, November 29th 2022

7:00pm
Books and Bagels Book Club

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

October 25: Restart by Gordon Korman

November 29: Coop Knows…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
7:00pm
(Smart Towns) What Social Movements Can and Cannot Do

Dr. Jo Reger, professor of sociology and department chair at Oakland University, examines this time of social protest and upheaval with some of the largest demonstrations in US history and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307

Wednesday, November 30th 2022

10:00am
Toddler Tales Story Time for 1.5 Years to 2.5 Years

Best for ages 1.5 to 2.5 years and their grownups.

Join Ms. Rosemary for stories, songs, and rhymes. 

Registration is required for this six week session. You only need to register once…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
10:30am
All Ages Storytime

Sing, talk, read, play, write with Ms. Lisa at these fun, interactive storytimes!  Children of all ages are welcome.

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
10:30am
Big Fun in the Big Room

For children ages birth-five years and a caregiver. Please register all children attending, one registration covers the whole five week session. Please only register for Monday OR Wednesday.
Join one…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Multipurpose Room
Event Series
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
Books & Baking

It’s a storytime with a twist! Tune in to see our youth librarians bake a recipe found in the back of some of our picture books. Are the recipes easy…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
11:15am
Toddler Tales Story Time for 1.5 Years to 2.5 Years

Best for ages 1.5 to 2.5 years and their grownups.

Join Ms. Rosemary for stories, songs, and rhymes. 

Registration is required for this six week session. You only need to register once…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
1:00pm
Upton House Tour

The Sterling Heights Historical Commission is happy to provide our residents a gateway to the past! Visitors can connect with Sterling Heights’ past with photos, displays, and more! 

The full tour…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40433 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
1:30pm
Technology Committee

Meeting to take a more focused look at technology for libraries. A space where tech staff can freely discuss what works and what doesn't, cool new tech innovations, work-arounds, etc…

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
2:00pm
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 302
Event Series
4:00pm
Choose-Your-Own-Book Club

Think regular book clubs are a drag because you never want to read the chosen book? Want to discover new titles that your peers are reading and liking? 

Then this is…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
4:30pm
Adventures in Books Book Club

Grades 1 to 3, grownups welcome

Email Melissa at melissa.behrens@baldwinlib.org to register.

October 26: Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina

November 30: Indian Shoes by Cynthia Leitch Smith

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Grams Discovery Room
Event Series
5:30pm
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
6:00pm
Movie Night

Free Movie! Free Popcorn!

This month's feature: Top Gun Maverick

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete "Maverick" Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
6:30pm
The Diamond Eye: Author Talk with Kate Quinn

Join us for a viewing of a captivating conversation (recorded on October 25, 2022) with historical fiction writer Kate Quinn as she discusses her newest release, The Diamond Eye, and…

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.
6:30pm
Library Tour: Go Beyond the Bookshelves

Take a tour of the library to learn about library secrets, history, architectural details and how the library can help you succeed.  Meet in the Tower Lobby.  Register to guarantee…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
7:00pm
Idea Lab Class: Finding 3D Models Online

By popular request, this helpful class returns! Join Jeff on Zoom where he will teach you how to navigate the complex world of online 3D model databases. Where to search,…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
7:00pm
RHPL Player's Guild (RPG)

Join other teens for tabletop games, including board games, card games, role-playing games, and more! If you are interested in becoming a dungeon master for D&D or leading a specific…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Conference Room A
Event Series

Thursday, December 1st 2022

12:00am
Meet your eLibrary monthly challenge - Kanopy

Have you met your eLibrary? We're launching a new challenge for the new year. Each month, we'll be highlighting digital services offered for FREE when you…

Clarkston Independence District Library
6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346
All Day
Closed: RSV

Closed: RSV

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
10:00am
ELL Book Club: To Kill A Mockingbird

Meet with Rebecca and other English language learners to read a book and talk about it in a friendly setting. Copies of the book will be available at the first…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
Baby Bounce Storytime - Canceled 12/1

Baby Bounce is canceled on December 1st.  Sorry for any inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you on December 8.

 

Babies 6-18 months and caregivers are invited to join us…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
Event Series
10:00am
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

Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. 

In the Delos Board…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Delos Board Room
11:00am
Rhyme Time! - Canceled 12/1

Rhyme Time! is canceled on December 1st.  Sorry for any inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you on December 8.

 

Rhyme Time is designed to teach preschoolers early literacy skills…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
Event Series
11:00am
Room Reservation

Room Reservation

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
3:00pm
Friends of RHPL Quality Book Sale

Shop this Friends Quality Sale for holiday gifts and more!

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
3:00pm
Microsoft Word

Learn the fundamentals of word processing with Microsoft Word. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link an hour before class.

Baldwin Public Library
Zoom, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
4:15pm
Ornament Painting

Come and create your very own masterpiece to hang on the tree for years to come. Feel free to keep your ornament to admire yourself or gift it a loved…

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Community Room
6:00pm
Room Reservation

Room Reservation

Brandon Township Public Library
304 SOUTH ST, ORTONVILLE, MI 48462, Study/Meeting Room
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