Southfield, MI

Southfield is a city in Oakland County, Southeast Michigan. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 71,739. In 1823, John Daniels was the first to settle in the area. Southfield is a commercial and businesses center for Metro Detroit, but it has 775 acres of parks, nature preserves, and historic properties. Southfield is named for being the “south fields” of Bloomfield Township. It is known for its “Golden Triangle”, which is a collection of five golden skyscrapers. Southfield’s motto is “The Center of it All”. Popular attractions are Park West Gallery, Star Theatres Southfield, and Detroit Kid City. Visitors will enjoy events, such as Winterfest, Fishing Derby, and the Taste of Southfield.

Sunday, October 17th 2021

All Day
Championship of Chills

It was a dark and stormy night… or was it a bright and sunny day, not giving any sort of clue to the mayhem that was soon to come. Or…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
2:00pm
D.E.A.R. Southfield: Read Out!

It’s time to Drop Everything And Read Southfield. Read in the great outdoors at SPL’s next Read Out on the front lawn, near the whale fountain. Bring a book and…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Monday, October 18th 2021

All Day
Championship of Chills

It was a dark and stormy night… or was it a bright and sunny day, not giving any sort of clue to the mayhem that was soon to come. Or…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series

Tuesday, October 19th 2021

All Day
Championship of Chills

It was a dark and stormy night… or was it a bright and sunny day, not giving any sort of clue to the mayhem that was soon to come. Or…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series

Wednesday, October 20th 2021

All Day
Gale Courses Begin

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
All Day
Championship of Chills - Final draft due!

All final drafts are due today for Championship of Chills!

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
11:00am
Using the Catalog Episode 9: Placing an Item on Hold

In this episode, learn how to quickly place an item on hold through our online catalog! Pre-recorded to air on our website, YouTube, and Facebook on October 20th…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
4:00pm
Spooky Season Snacks

Spooky season is here! Join us on social media or through the Library website to learn how to make Halloween-themed treats that your friends and family will love. We’ll provide…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
6:30pm
Jazz and Blues @ Your Library Live Concert with the Jones Quartet

Tricia Jones is a native Detroiter and a longtime Southfield resident. She is a violinist, musician and composer. She developed her love for music early in life and Detroit Public…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Thursday, October 21st 2021

3:00pm
Paint Your Own Pumpkin

There are lots of fun fall-themed activities to enjoy, especially around Halloween. If you’re looking to unwind for a bit and get creative in the spirit of autumn, painting pumpkins…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Friday, October 22nd 2021

1:00pm
Sensational Seasonal Snacks

Shari is back in the library kitchen again; this time sharing snack ideas that highlight the holiday(s) of each month. For families with school age children. No registration…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series

Wednesday, October 27th 2021

1:00pm
Spooky Movies at the Library

Are you a fan of watching horror films around Halloween? Are you excited to return to that unbeatable movie theater experience? Come by the auditorium on the first floor to…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
3:00pm
What's My Title? a Reader's Advisory Game Show

Your favorite (and possibly the only) library based reading game show is back! Join the youth librarians as they try to guess book titles based on strange clues and vague…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
5:00pm
Spooky Movies at the Library

Are you a fan of watching horror films around Halloween? Are you excited to return to that unbeatable movie theater experience? Come by the auditorium on the first floor to…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
6:30pm
Pen in Hand Calligraphy program

Join the Michigan Association of Calligraphers for an evening of calligraphy. See a demonstration of calligraphy, learn more about the Michigan Association of Calligraphers and see the winners for…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Friday, October 29th 2021

11:00am
Computer Basics Episode 6: Intro to Microsoft Excel

In this episode of our Computer Basics series, learn about Microsoft Excel. We'll take you through how to open, navigate, save, and exit an Excel sheet. Stay tuned for Episode…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Monday, November 1st 2021

11:00am
Book Chat

Book Chat is back for another season! Tune in once a month for book recommendations from your Southfield Librarians. Find us virtually on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. October 1, November…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
1:00pm
Manic Maker Monday @ Home!

Join us for this monthly do-it-yourself craft program that will have your whole family re-purposing all of those recyclables! For families with children of all ages. Videos will be posted…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series

Wednesday, November 3rd 2021

11:00am
Using the Catalog Episode 10: The Classic Catalog

In the final episode of the series, learn about the Class Catalog. This catalog has all the same information as our current catalog but is set up in a way…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
1:30pm
Friends BookShelf

Grand re-opening of the Friends BookShelf with everything 1/2 off! Enjoy gently used books at an affordable price. All proceeds benefit the Friends programs and events. Friends members received a 10%…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
6:00pm
Maximize Your Medicare

Confused by Medicare? Get answers this from information only session by Jae W. Oh, author of Maximize Your Medicare. Maximize Your Medicare helps readers understand how and what to…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
7:00pm
Virtual Urban Fiction Book Club - Criminal Minded

The next virtual Urban Fiction Book Club meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 3rd on Zoom from 7:00 - 8:00pm. The book we will be discussing is Criminal Minded by Tracy Brown.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Thursday, November 4th 2021

11:00am
Friends BookShelf

Grand re-opening of the Friends BookShelf with everything 1/2 off! Enjoy gently used books at an affordable price. All proceeds benefit the Friends programs and events. Friends members received a 10%…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
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
7:00pm
We Read 2-3 Session 2

Second and Third graders who are struggling with reading are invited to join We Read 2-3. We Read 2-3 is designed to encourage reading using fun and simple books. This…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Friday, November 5th 2021

1:00pm
Friends BookShelf

Grand re-opening of the Friends BookShelf with everything 1/2 off! Enjoy gently used books at an affordable price. All proceeds benefit the Friends programs and events. Friends members received a 10%…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Tuesday, November 9th 2021

2:00pm
November In Person Creecy Book Discussion - Red at the Bone

The Creecy Book Club selection for November 9th is "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson. In person book discussions will be held in the Auditorium and are scheduled…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
7:00pm
November Virtual Creecy Book Discussion - Red at the Bone

The Creecy Book Club selection for November 9th is "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson. Book discussions are via Zoom meetings and are scheduled for 7 pm every…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076

Friday, November 12th 2021

10:00am
Fall Food Fridays

Fall is a fabulous time of year to try out so many seasonal flavors: pumpkins, apples, and something warm coming out of the oven. Join us as we explore some…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series

Wednesday, November 17th 2021

All Day
Gale Courses Begin

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
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