Book Club - The Autistic Brain
Banned Books Week
The Men Who Made Selfridge
Twisting the Night Away with the Balloon Meister
Open Sea
Captain Underpants
Michigan Libraries for Life
Tea at the Townsend with Madeline

To kick of our new special needs collection, the Library will host a special book club for those interested in learning about autism. Participants will read the book "The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed" by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek. Accompanying us for this discussion will be Diana Pode-DeGroot, mother of twin autistic boys and the Director of the Lower School at Eton Academy, a school for students with reading, attention, and other learning challenges

 Monday October 6 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Jeanne Lloyd Room

Celebrate the Freedom to Read this week. Come to the reference desk, choose a wrapped book, check it out, and enjoy your freedom to read. Free "date-night" goodies with each book.

September 21-27

Dan Heaton will talk about the lives and groundbreaking military service of Thomas Selfridge and Byron Q. Jones. Among other accomplishments, Selfridge was the first military man to pilot an aircraft and Jones flew the first combat flight in US history. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park.

Tuesday September 23 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in The Rotary Tribute and Donor Rooms.

This one of a kind family show features Marc Meyer, The Balloon Meister, at his finest. Twisting, humor, fun facts, balloon creations, and lots of audience participation. An evening of balloon magic @ the Library.

Monday September 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lower Level

 

 

 

 

 

Join recent retirees, William and Judy Stellin, as they share their 8-year odyssey crossing the Atlantic and living onboard their sailboat as they explored the Mediterranean & Europe. Experience their high seas adventures with us at the Library.

Wednesday October 1st from 7 to 8 p.m. in the lower level

The 5th book in the Heroes of Olympus series is released today. Celebrate at the Library. Check out the new book as we find out if the earth mother, Gaea, will be successful in obtaining the demigod blood needed to complete her awakening. Puzzles, games, activities, prizes and snacks for everyone.

Tuesday October 7 from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m.

Joining the donor registry is one of the simplest ways to save and improve lives. Trained staff will be available to answer questions and help you register at this time. Stop in any time for information about this ongoing program.

Various times October 6 to October 9

Tea at the Townsend with Madeline
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Publication of Madeline
A Fundraiser for the Baldwin Public Library

Saturday, October 18, 2014
At The Townsend Hotel
RSVP to 248-647-2196 or lklein@townsendhotel.com

10 6 14 BOOK CLUB THE AUTISTIC BRAIN
09 21.27 14 2014 BANNED BOOKS WEEK
9 23 14 THE MEN WHO MADE SELFRIDGE
9 29 14TWISTING THE NIGHT AWAY
10 1 14 RETIRING TO THE OPEN SEA
10 7 14 BOOK LAUNCH PARTY
10 6 14 MICHIGAN LIBRARIES FOR LIFE
10 18 TEA AT THE TOWNSEND
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