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.

Friday, February 23rd 2024

11:00am
Learn to Code with a Raspberry Pi

Ever wanted to learn about programming? Interested in computing but don’t know where to start? Sign up now to learn about the library’s raspberry pi kits and follow a short…

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

Saturday, February 24th 2024

1:00pm
DIY: Finish That Project!

Working on the February Project for school?  Need some craft supplies or information?  Come work on it at the library from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on these days!  The library…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Intro to Meditation: Anyone Can Meditate

Do you struggle with finding the time to slow down and check in with yourself? Have you heard about or tried meditation before but didn't get much out of it?…

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

Sunday, February 25th 2024

1:00pm
DIY: Finish That Project!

Working on the February Project for school?  Need some craft supplies or information?  Come work on it at the library from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on these days!  The library…

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

Monday, February 26th 2024

All Day
Achievement: A Celebration of Black Innovation, Invention, and Leadership

This traveling display from the Automotive Hall of Fame recognizes the contributions African Americans have made to the automotive industry that have not been celebrated or even fully captured and…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Circulation Lobby
Event Series
10:15am
Mellow Movers

For those needing a calmer quieter approach to storytime with a focus on movement and music. Limited to the first 15 children and their caregivers to arrive. SF

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
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
5:30pm
Community Conversation with Jeremy Moss

Please join your state legislators to discuss important issues in our community.

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Auditorium
Event Series
6:30pm
Gardening Guru: Wildflower or Weed?

Indigenous or invasive?  Resident gardening guru, Barb Klimkowski, will discuss when something is a wildflower or a weed and explain the differences between indigenous, native and invasive plants in our…

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

Tuesday, February 27th 2024

10:15am
Toddler Storytime

Featuring songs stories and time for play peppered with tips and tricks for caregivers to make every day storytime! SF

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

Wednesday, February 28th 2024

10:15am
Preschool Storytime

Come join us for Preschool Storytime which includes stories, songs and fun for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. TM

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Internet of Things Drop-In

Stop by the lobby to see all the Internet of Things that SPL has to offer. Test out a Raspberry Pi, query about a Chromebook, ask questions about our hotspots…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Tower Lobby
5:00pm
Cinema and Stories

A drop in program broken into three 15 minute blocks. Each one will open with a lively video then rhymes, stories 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.  TE

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Southfield Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Hearing the Story with author Jean Alicia Elster

Award-winning author and 2017 Kresge Artist Fellow Jean Alicia Elster will share details of how the oral history tradition within her family formed the backbone of the narrative and plot…

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

Thursday, February 29th 2024

10:15am
Baby Bounce Storytime

Babies 6-18 months and caregivers are invited to join us for 15 minutes of stories and songs. Plan to stay in the library for social time with others. Please be…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
11:15am
Rhyme Time Storytime

Rhyme Time is designed to teach preschoolers early literacy skills in preparation for reading. We'll be singing songs, reading books and making rhymes. Please be considerate and mindful of health,…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
4:00pm
SPL Anime Club

At SPL Anime Club we encourage everyone to participate, suggest favorite titles and bring friends to each meeting, which includes screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases! 
Because…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Gala Reception and Book Launch of "A Tribute to President Barack H. Obama: Your Story Inspired Our Story"

A Gala reception and book launch will be held at the Southfield Public Library in celebration of President Barack H. Obama for his historic role as the first African American…

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

Friday, March 1st 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
10:15am
Tiny Tots Playgroup

Join other parents, babies and toddlers (0-18 mos) for this fun social hour, complete with age appropriate toys for your little ones to explore, music and bubbles!  This is a…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
10:15am
Tiny Tots Playgroup

Join other parents, babies and toddlers (0-18 mos) for this fun social hour, complete with age appropriate toys for your little ones to explore, music and bubbles!  This is a…

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

Saturday, March 2nd 2024

10:30am
The Cozy Coffee Book Club - The Hookup Plan

Love a cozy cup of coffee & a good book? Join us every other month for coffee & casual conversation at Just Baked Café & Bakeshop, located just across the…

Southfield Public Library
26583 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI 48076

Monday, March 4th 2024

All Day
Achievement: A Celebration of Black Innovation, Invention, and Leadership

This traveling display from the Automotive Hall of Fame recognizes the contributions African Americans have made to the automotive industry that have not been celebrated or even fully captured and…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Circulation Lobby
Event Series
10:15am
Mellow Movers

 A calmer, quieter approach to storytime with a focus on movement and music.

Limited to the first 15 children and their caregivers to arrive. SF

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

Tuesday, March 5th 2024

10:15am
Toddler Storytime

Featuring songs, stories and time for play, peppered with tips and tricks for caregiver to make every day storytime! SF

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

Wednesday, March 6th 2024

10:15am
Preschool Storytime

Bring your 3-5 year old and join us for an engaging storytime! These half-hour storytimes will include stories, songs, rhymes followed by crafts and activities all perfect for the preschool…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, Youth Program Room
Event Series
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
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, 2-3pm, on a first come…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076, 2nd Floor CA Desk
Event Series
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