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Registration is required for all programs except Book Bingo.
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at the Adult Reference Desk or by calling 248-628-3034.

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Celebrate Music Gardenside

Back by popular demand the Library will be offering music in the atrium, gardenside, for your listening pleasure. Continuing the tradition of the Downtown Oxford's Thursday Night Concerts in the Park we will be hosting the following bands on Thursday evenings:

Exit 155 (Unplugged)
Thursday, March 15, 7:00 p.m.

Schola Cantorum
Thursday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.

Valve and Voice
Thursday, May 17, 7:00 p.m. 

Hemingway in Michigan Traveling Exhibit
From the Clarke Historical Library Central Michigan University
January 5 - February 23

Fireside Chat and Discussion
Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

January 12
Hemingway in Michigan Grand Opening

January 19
Ernest Hemingway: A Life in Michigan

January 26
Hemingway as a Young Man

February 9
Artifacts from Hemingway's Era

February 16
Frank Boles, Director of the Clarke Historical Library, and Mike Federspiel, Professor of History at Central Michigan University

Adult Writing Group
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
March 7, April 4, May 2
Bring a piece of your work to share or get inspired to begin a new project.  For ages 18 or older.

Book Bingo
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.
February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15
Play traditional bingo and win books.  Bring a friend or neighbor.  This fun-loving group welcomes new players.

Book Walk/Fireside Book Talk
Tuesdays at 1:30
March 6, April 3, May 1

Join one of the adult librarians and other book lovers for a walk around Powell Lake.  Share what you've enjoyed reading and get ideas for new books to try.  For adults only and no pets please! During those cold winter days we'll meet fireside in the adult department. 

Book Club?  Book Club!
Monday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Professor John Robert Todd, J.D., from Rochester College, will discuss Huckleberry Finn: A Great Satire Against Slavery.

Road Trip: Hemingway Country
Wednesday, February 21, 7:00 p.m.
Join Ron Rademacher, author of the Michigan Back Roads series of books, as he takes us on a Michigan road trip with a visit to Hemingway country along the way.  *paid for by funds provided by the Oxford Public Library Friends.

A Community Discussion on Civility with Dr. Lee Meadows
Monday, March 5, 7:00 p.m.
Civility, or politeness, or courtesy. We could all use a dose of it. Dr. Meadows will be sharing information and tools we can use as a community to develop a more civilized behavior towards each other. Please join us!

Cake Decorating
Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m.
Join the library's own very talented cake decorator to learn some tricks that will help make all your treats stand out!  Space is limited so please be sure to register early.

Wildlife Rehabilitating - Is it for you?
Monday, March 26, 7:00 p.m.
Have you or someone you know ever found an injured wild animal and wished you could help?  How about babies wandering around crying without their mother?  Join DNR Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator Holly Hadac to learn what wildlife rehabilitating is all about.

Computer One-on-One Appointments
Please call
Call the library to schedule a free half-hour appointment with one of our adult librarians.  We will help you with any questions you may have on how to use a computer.