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

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 and register for programs online.


The WPA At the Library
You are invited to a Special Event!

We are pleased to share artwork created by locally renowned artist Barbara Benetti, on loan from the Northeast Oakland Historical Museum.

The Library will have special exhibits and events related to the Federal Art Project and the Work Projects Administration throughout the Library this winter.  In January there will be a scavenger hunt and also a "show us your inner artist" contest. 


Adult Writing Group
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
February 6, March 6, April 3
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 19, March 19, April 16
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
February 5, March 5, April 2

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 bad weather we'll meet fireside in the adult department. 

Winter Reading - Travel America
January 4 through February 15
Stop by the Adult desk and sign up for our winter reading program.  Read books to get chances to win prizes - what could be more fun!

Fireside Chats
Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

January 18 – Toby Benetti
Son of artist Barbara Benetti

January 25 – Donnaleen Lanktree
Rosie the Riveters

February 1 – Elizabeth Clemens
The WPA in Detroit

February 8 – Jackie Piechowski
WPA Art History

February 15 –Discussion of Historical Reuther
Interview with Barbara Benetti

Wednesday, February 13, 7:00 p.m.

Come learn about a training program that teaches the interpersonal skills of how to get and keep a job to people with autism and other challenges!

The Saginaw Trail:   Indian Paths, Early Settlement, and Native American-Pioneer Relationships in Oakland County
Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m.

Join local author Leslie Pielack for an exploration of how the ancient trail system brought the first pioneers face to face with indigenous people, leading sometimes to friendship and others to open conflict.

Yeti the Snowy Owl & Friends
Thursday, March 7, 7:00 p.m.
Explore nature up-close with a visit from Howell Nature Center. They will be bringing a selection of native Michigan owls, including Yeti the Snowy Owl for this special program.

Medicare & Medicaid Updates & Changes
Wednesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m.
Join Oxford’s Tom Kennis from American Senior Benefits as he explains the new updates and changes to Medicare and Medicaid. Plenty of time for Q & A and there will be donuts and cider as well!

Basic Vegetable Garden plus Seed Library Program
Monday, March 25, 7:00 p.m.
MSU Extension expert Mary Gerstenberger will be here to help you explore planning techniques, planting tips, the benefits of growing from seed or transplants and maintenance of the garden and garden tools. We will also have a new selection of seeds from our Seed Library that you will be able to check out.

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.