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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.

Click here to view the library calendar
 and register for programs online.

 

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:

Mountain Echo Dulcimer
Thursday, December 21, 7:00 p.m.

Hurdy-Gurdy Crafters of Metamora
Thursday, January 18, 7:00 p.m.

Fenton Lakes Chorus Sweet Adelines
Thursday, February 15, 7:00 p.m. 

Adult Writing Group
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
December 6, January 3, February 7
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.
November 21, December 18 (holiday party!), January 16, February 20
Play traditional bingo and win books.  Bring a friend or neighbor.  This fun-loving group welcomes new players.

Book Walk
Tuesdays at 1:30
December 4, January 2, February 6

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!

Book Club?  Book Club!
We will be discussing The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney on Friday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. A second discussion of this book will be held Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m.  In December we will be discussing The Paris Wife by Paula McLain - Friday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Cooking the Books
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
December 12:  Cookie Exchange
January 9: Hemingway Foods from Michigan, Paris and Cuba
February 13: Candy Contest
Pick a cookbook out of the Library's collection that follows the chosen theme for that month.  Make a recipe from it to share with others.  Be sure to make a note of the cookbook and page number so everyone knows how to find the recipe.  It's that easy!

What's New in Toyland
Monday, December 4, 7:00 p.m.

Join Funky Monkey toy shop owner Tom “Mr. Monkey” in the Library atrium for a show and tell about what games and toys are on (or should be on) everyone’s holiday shopping list. 

The Library is will have our new circulating game collection on display as well. Be sure to stop by and check out all the goodies and pick up a Funky Monkey discount coupon for attending this event!

Gingerbread Houses
Thursday, December 7, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

For adults only – now it’s your turn to get in on the Gingerbread fun! Decorate premade graham cracker gingerbread houses using frosting, candy and more. Just bring your creativity and be ready for a fun time. Please register early.

For those of you who offered to donate a bag of candy or a box of graham crackers to use towards this AWESOME program, please contact the adult desk at (248) 628-3034 x 222 as soon as possible to let us know what you will be donating. Thanks!

Make 'n Take
Week of December 18
Create a special winter craft - while supplies last.

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.