Sterling Heights, MI

The city of Sterling Heights is located in Macomb County, Michigan. It is one of Detroit’s core suburbs and is only 16 miles from Downtown Detroit. Sterling Heights is the fourth largest city in Michigan and has a population of over 100,000 people. It is ranked as the safest city in Michigan. Sterling Heights’s motto is: “To Strive on Behalf of All”. “Heights” was added to the end of the name so that it would not be mistaken for the city of Sterling located in Arenac County. The city has five sister cities, which are Tetovo, Macedonia; Casino Italy; Sorsogon City, Philippines; Shengjin, Albania; and Jaffna, Sir Lanka. Some annual events include the Memorial Day Parade, Music in the Park, Sterlingfest, and the Cultural Exchange. Top attractions in Sterling Heights are the Sterling Heights Nature Center, Kart 2 Kart, and Freedom Hill.

Tuesday, February 7th 2023

10:30am
10:30 Preschool Storytime

Stop in for a traditional children’s activity in the library’s Storytime Room. Ages 3-6 can join us for stories, crafts, and fingerplays with popular and seasonal themes. 

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
10:30am
Toddler Time

Bring your toddler for a high-energy program that has singing, dancing, crafts, and stories! This storytime is for ages 0-3 years old. The 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. sessions are…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
11:30am
11:30 Preschool Storytime

Stop in for a traditional children’s activity in the library’s Storytime Room. Ages 3-6 can join us for stories, crafts, and fingerplays with popular and seasonal themes. 

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
11:30am
Toddler Time

Bring your toddler for a high-energy program that has singing, dancing, crafts, and stories! This storytime is for ages 0-3 years old. The 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. sessions are…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
1:00pm
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
Paws for Reading

Children and pets have a special bond because animals do not judge or interrupt a reader. The first 10 children to check in at the Youth desk can read to…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Creative Writers' Workshop

Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? Join our creative writers’ workshop facilitated by author and editor, Terry Hojnacki. Share your work and take part in…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
Event Series

Wednesday, February 8th 2023

9:30am
Circulation Roundtable Meeting

Circulation Roundtable Meeting

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
10:00am
Baby Lapsit

Bond with your baby during this gentle program! Learn fun, interactive lap rhymes and meet other parents while you introduce your baby to the world. This storytime is for non-walkers,…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
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
3:30pm
Shelf Indulgence

Like graphic novels? Like comic books? Then this book club is for you! Hosted entirely on Discord and powered by Hoopla, a digital library, join other teens and discuss your…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Virtual on Discord
4:30pm
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

Thursday, February 9th 2023

All Day
Teen Book Box

Teens can treat themselves to an exciting package that includes a popular YA novel, a snack, and a fun surprise! Come back each month for a new box filled with…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
9:30am
Advisory Council Meeting (Standards, Budget meetings)

Advisory Council Meeting (Standards, Budget meetings)

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
4:30pm
4:30 Funtime!

Stop in for an hour of after-school fun featuring crafts, games, and exciting activities!

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center

Saturday, February 11th 2023

10:00am
Wooly Wonders

Knitters, crocheters, spinners, and fiber artists of all stripes are welcome to join the monthly Wooly Wonders knitting circle. Drop in to work on your project in a space shared…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
Event Series

Sunday, February 12th 2023

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 second Sunday…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40433 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Event Series

Monday, February 13th 2023

5:30pm
Geek Time

Register for a 30 minute session to have your technology questions answered. Bring device, if applicable.

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Tuesday, February 14th 2023

All Day
Youth Room Scavenger Hunt

Kids can come to the library any time this day to complete a scavenger hunt.

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
9:30am
Virtual System Managers meeting

Virtual System Managers meeting

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
1:00pm
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
Paws for Reading

Children and pets have a special bond because animals do not judge or interrupt a reader. The first 10 children to check in at the Youth desk can read to…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Storytime Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Crafter's Corner

Ages 17 and up can join us for popular adult crafts! Each session will feature a new and different craft that will be appropriate for both beginners and advanced DIYers. …

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Wednesday, February 15th 2023

9:30am
Virtual Adult Services Roundtable

Virtual Adult Services Roundtable

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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
4:30pm
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
7:00pm
How It Happens | Author Reading & Discussion

Author of the Black History Month community read, How It Happens, Jean Alicia Elster, reads from the novel based on her maternal family history. She will discuss…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center

Thursday, February 16th 2023

All Day
Biblio Book Box

Not sure what to read next? We have you covered. Register for a Biblio Book Box which contains a librarian-recommended book to check out and little something to brighten up…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Take-away
10:00am
Morning Movies

Join us for a new movie every month! These will be G, PG, or PG-13 movies projected on a large screen. Popcorn will be provided. 

Now Showing: Dog: Rated PG-13.

No registration…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
6:00pm
whodunit? a true crime book club

Love to play couch detective? This book club is for you! Gather around with your fellow detectives and dive into the whodunits.

This month's read: American Predator: The Hunt for the…

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, Programming Center
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