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

 

Sunday Family Matinee

Bring the whole gang to enjoy these fun family movies.
There will be popcorn of course!

Sunday, February 2, 2:00 p.m.
Chicken Run

Gardenside Music

Sunday, February 16, 2:00 p.m.
The Dugouts


Book Bingo
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.
January 21, February 18
Play traditional bingo and win books.  Bring a friend or neighbor.  This fun-loving group welcomes new players.

Adult Winter Reading Program
January 10 – February 21
A Celebration of Abundance
Read a book or listen to audiobooks to win prizes!

Read from one of our bibs or write a book review to receive even more chances to win! Grand Prize is a $50.00 gift card to Meijer.

A Celebration of Abundance – Michigan Farming!
Michigan Barn Preservation Network Exhibit January 10 – February 21
We are pleased to share exhibits showcasing the rich local agricultural resources and historical whatnots of Michigan farm life, including a special exhibit from the Michigan Barn Preservation Network.  During that time there will be much fun! Music, crafts, scavenger hunts, reading programs, and even a square dance!

Saturday, January 25, 11:00 a.m.
It’s a Paint Party at the Library
Picasso’s Grapevine is back to help us paint a beautiful owl on a small canvas. Registration begins January 2 and will be limited to Oxford residents. Call or stop by to register.

The Land of the Three Fires
Thursday, January 30, 6:30 p.m.
Michigan's forests provided everything the Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi tribes - the People of the Three Fires - needed for survival. Join Seven Ponds Nature Center's naturalist to learn more about these tribes and how their ancestors moved from hunters and gatherers to farmers.

Quilling Class with Jennifer
Tuesday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.

Make an adorable loving-lamb quilled card while you learn this fun craft technique. Class size will be limited so sign up early!

Cast Iron Skillet Cooking Class
Saturday, February 8, 1:00 p.m.

Mary Spencer of Taste, A Cook’s Place will be demonstrating her skills with a skillet! There will be a tasting of her creations so be sure to register so there is enough for everyone!

Oxford Public Library Celebrates 95 Years
Monday, February 10, 7:00 p.m.
Join Oxford Public Library directors past and present for a Fireside Chat as they discuss the history of the Library and the many celebrations and challenges it has faced in its 95 years of operation.

Bees & Beekeeping
Wednesday, February 12, 6:30 p.m.
Join Mark Spencer, owner of Spencer’s Apiaries, to learn about bees and the important role they play in food production.  Learn how to get started in beekeeping, and about some of the amazing products that can be made from the honey and beeswax bees produce.

Community Garden and Seed Program
Monday, February 17, 6:30 p.m.
We are exploring farming and food in all its complexities! Come listen to a talk by a director of a local community garden, learn about our seed program, and watch a movie about food and its relationship to farming and gardening.

Eastern Market
Thursday, February 20, 6:30 p.m.
Dan Carmody, president of Eastern Market Partnership, will talk about the history of Eastern Market and its importance to Detroit and Southeastern Michigan.

Oakland County Bicentennial
Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 p.m.

Jim Craft from the Oakland County Historical Commission will be at the Library to present a talk about Oakland County in the 1870s based on the newly re-published 1877 History of Oakland County.

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Fireside Chat
Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

January 17,  Anneke Bullock
Transformation of a Barn: Making a Home

January 24, Clinton River Watershed Council
Rain Gardens & Rain Barrels

January 31, Kelly Wilson of Local Food Guide Magazine
Michigan Year-round Locally Grown Foods

February 7, Nate Perkins of Upland Hills Farm
  Agri-tourism and Local Farm Life

February 14, Joe Mayday, Master of the Hunt
90+ Years of Sport and Tradition at the Metamora Hunt Club 

 

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.