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*Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
 

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.

 

 

BOOK BINGO IS BACK!  CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm
December 15th, January 19th, & February 16th

Held at the library in the Rotary Room
Play traditional bingo and win books. Bring a friend or neighbor - this fun-loving group welcomes new players. LIMITED TO 10 PLAYERS---PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!

 

ADULT WINTER READING

Sign up for our Winter Reading Program.
January 4—February 12, 2021
You could win some great Prizes!
Visit https://miopl.beanstack.org/ 

 

TAKE-AND-MAKE CRAFTS

 Snowman Treat Take-and-Make

Pick up your own sweet snowman. Week of December 14.
We provide everything you need to make this sweet treat!
While Supplies last! No registration needed.

  

Braided Bookmark Craft Take-and-Make

Just in time for Winter Reading! Week of January 4.
Come pick up the strips to make a neat winter bookmark.
While supplies last. No registration needed.


Valentine Tea Bag Take-and-Make

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your favorite tea. Week of February 8.
We will provide a selection of flavors and the wrappers of course!
While supplies last. No registration needed.
 

IN PERSON CRAFTS WITH JENNIFER

Held at the library in the Rotary Room
Registration is required

 December 16 6:30pm

A Christmas Card Creation! Learn how to create a card with a unique twist and a pop up surprise.

January 20 6:30pm

Flowerpot Quilling. Chase away the winter blues as you create a pot of adorable forever-flowers made with just a few strips of paper!

February 3 6:30pm

Shabby Chic Envelope Journal. This no-sew, hard cover journal is not just for writing. Use it to store photos, cards, valentine mementos, or fill it with love letters and give it to your sweetheart.

 

FIRESIDE CHATS: FRIDAYS AT 2:00PM

Join us by the fireplace for an intimate conversation with our special guests. Registration is required due to State restrictions. In-person and virtual registration is available for each program. If you choose virtual, registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.

January 8 - Robert Stone – As a Civil War Solider discussing their clothing, and equipment.

January 15 - Worley Smith - Chaplains of the Civil War.

January 22 – Jim Lehtola – Civil War Soldiers buried in Oxford.              

January 29 – Lois Keel as “Liberetta Lerich Green” the Civil War from the home front.

February 5 – “Hold my Horse” a short film about Major General Isreal Richardson.

February 12 - Bryan Cloutier, Northeast Oakland Historical Museum Civil War artifacts.

February 19 - Worley Smith – Women in the Civil War.

February 26 - 5th Michigan Regimental Band Performance.

 

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Registration including an email address is required. Registrants will receive an email with a Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.

December 2, 2020 at 6pm - Tidying Up: The KonMari Method presented by Kate Sood. Do you feel overwhelmed by the clutter in your home? Kate Sood, an organizational guru, Michigan’s exclusive certified KonMari consultant, and owner of Simply Tidy will introduce you to the life-changing, KonMari Method. The presentation will detail the KonMari Method and its curriculum to leading a tidy life. You will learn about the many benefits (both physically and mentally) of using this method to declutter. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.

January 12, 2021 6pm - Michigan in the Civil War presented by Program Source International. By January of 1865 nearly 89,000 Michigan soldiers had served in the war. This program tells true stories about Michigan people and Governor Blair’s search for troops to meet Lincoln’s request and develops a month by month timeline of events in Michigan and at the Eastern battlefields. The music and sounds created at the reenactment events make this a very special program relating to Michigan’s role in the Civil War. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.

February 10, 2021 7pm “Abraham Lincoln; A New Birth of Freedom” presented by Kevin Wood. This is Mr. Lincoln’s historical presentation, covering the entire period from Independence through the Civil War, especially the 12 turbulent years from 1854-1865. It also includes Mr. Lincoln’s inspiring personal story. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting link and instructions a few days prior to the presentation.