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.

Saturday, May 18th 2024

1:30pm
Silent Book Club

A book club with less stress! You bring your own book and there is discussion for the first 10-15 minutes of book club then we read for an hour. We…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, 2nd Level Fireplace
Event Series

Sunday, May 19th 2024

1:00pm
Scavenger Hunt - Jewish Heritage Month

Stop by the Youth Desk to pick up a clue sheet for our Scavenger Hunt. Learn about Jewish inventors, entrepreneurs and designers who created many of the fun games you…

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

Monday, May 20th 2024

4:00pm
Maker Monday

Get creative at this drop in program that will feature different making fun each month. SF

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Tower Lobby
Event Series
6:30pm
Linked by Gordon Korman - Book Group

Pick up a copy of Linked by Gordon Korman at the Youth Reference Desk after Sunday, April 14. All ages are welcome to read this book and discuss it the…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room

Tuesday, May 21st 2024

10:00am
Scavenger Hunt - Jewish Heritage Month

Stop by the Youth Desk to pick up a clue sheet for our Scavenger Hunt. Learn about Jewish inventors, entrepreneurs and designers who created many of the fun games you…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Seeds of Success: Smart Gardening tips for Growing Veggies - Grow With SPL This Spring! Series

MSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Educator, Caitlin Splawski will be presenting everything you need to know about starting plants for your garden from seed and tips for establishing a new garden.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
6:30pm
SPL Family Research Forum

Dive into the world of genealogy—a lifelong exploration that's more of a leisurely stroll than a sprint. Let us be your companions on this delightful path! Each month, our SPL…

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

Wednesday, May 22nd 2024

2:00pm
Tech Help

Got a new phone? Lost with how to use your computer? Come by the library to chat for one-on-one assistance! Walk-in assistance available on Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm, on a first…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, 2nd Floor CA Desk
Event Series
4:00pm
Cinema and Stories

A drop in program broken into three 15 minute blocks. Each one will open with a lively video then stories, songs and crafting will follow. SF

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Self-Care Journaling Time

A self care journaling program for teens, adults and seniors. Bring along your favorite way to write - a journal, pen or tablet and get ready to start writing. Journaling…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Southfield Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Three Great Jewish Composers and the Great American Songbook

Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Harold Arlen wrote some of the most enduring songs of the 20th Century. From Berlin’s 1911 Alexander’s Ragtime Band and forward, these three great composers…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room

Thursday, May 23rd 2024

10:00am
Scavenger Hunt - Jewish Heritage Month

Stop by the Youth Desk to pick up a clue sheet for our Scavenger Hunt. Learn about Jewish inventors, entrepreneurs and designers who created many of the fun games you…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Room
Event Series
10:30am
SPL Senior Social

This is a recurring program for seniors to enjoy some fellowship at the library. We will have crafts, games, music and coffee. Bring a friend or meet new ones! Seniors…

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

Friday, May 24th 2024

All Day
Growth Wall - Grow With SPL This Spring! Series

Throughout spring share your growth goals with SPL! Drop your goals into the goals box and Library staff will connect you to resources that can help you achieve that goal.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, 2nd level
Event Series
10:00am
Scavenger Hunt - Jewish Heritage Month

Stop by the Youth Desk to pick up a clue sheet for our Scavenger Hunt. Learn about Jewish inventors, entrepreneurs and designers who created many of the fun games you…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Room
Event Series
1:00pm
Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Learn how to use filtering tools and create graphs in Microsoft Excel, along with some other fun tools. Recommended to have taken intro course or have familiarity with software beforehand.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, 1st Floor Computer Lab

Saturday, May 25th 2024

All Day
Library Closed - Memorial Day

The Library is closed in observance of Memorial Day Weekend.

Our digital library at www.southfieldlibrary.org is always open.

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

Sunday, May 26th 2024

All Day
Library Closed - Memorial Day

The Library is closed in observance of Memorial Day Weekend.

Our digital library at www.southfieldlibrary.org is always open.

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

Tuesday, May 28th 2024

10:00am
Scavenger Hunt - Jewish Heritage Month

Stop by the Youth Desk to pick up a clue sheet for our Scavenger Hunt. Learn about Jewish inventors, entrepreneurs and designers who created many of the fun games you…

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

Wednesday, May 29th 2024

10:00am
Scavenger Hunt - Jewish Heritage Month

Stop by the Youth Desk to pick up a clue sheet for our Scavenger Hunt. Learn about Jewish inventors, entrepreneurs and designers who created many of the fun games you…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Room
Event Series
1:00pm
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 at the Bear…

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

Thursday, May 30th 2024

5:00pm
Dive into Ponds!

Naturalist Randy Baker will give budding scientists a chance to get an up-close, hands-on look at the the amazing variety of living things found in ponds.

 

This will be outside by…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Front Lawn - Veterans Garden

Friday, May 31st 2024

All Day
Growth Wall - Grow With SPL This Spring! Series

Throughout spring share your growth goals with SPL! Drop your goals into the goals box and Library staff will connect you to resources that can help you achieve that goal.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, 2nd level
Event Series

Saturday, June 1st 2024

1:00pm
Dungeons and Dragons Character Sheet Workshop

Looking to explore tabletop rpgs? Come by the Southfield Public Library to learn about creating your own Dungeons & Dragons character. No experience necessary! JS

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room

Monday, June 3rd 2024

12:00pm
Red Cross Blood Drive

Save a life or three. Donate blood. Save a life by donating blood with the American Red Cross. Register at www.redcrossblood.org. Walk ins are accepted but those with an appointment…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Outside Adventure Days

Adventure beyond the library building and spend time in the fresh air. Explorer Packs will be available for patron use. Meet in the Imaginarium Garden on the 1st Monday of…

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

Tuesday, June 4th 2024

6:30pm
The Tuesday Evening Book Club reads Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace

The Tuesday Night Book Club will be discussing Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace. Join us on June 4th in the Southfield Room on the 3rd floor…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Southfield Room

Wednesday, June 5th 2024

1:00pm
BookShelf OPEN

Enjoy gently used books and more all at affordable prices. All proceeds benefit the Friends programs and events. Friends members receive a 10% discount on BookShelf purchases. Cash only sales.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
6:00pm
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 at the Bear…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Tower Lobby
Event Series
6:30pm
Not Your Average Urban Fiction Book Club

Welcome to the new Not Your Average Urban Fiction Book Club. What makes this urban fiction book club different is that we are going to read not just urban fiction,…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Meeting Room
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