Selected upcoming programs -- part of our exciting lineup! See our Event Calendar for a full listing.
Join the authors and editor, Robert E. Kass, Yuh Suhn Kim, and Robert H. Downie as they discuss this essential layman’s guide to estate settlement based on Michigan law. Anyone planning their estate or having the responsibility of settling someone else’s estate will benefit from this seminar.
Fleur de Lys String Ensemble: Chamber Music Concert Violin Duo with Andrew Wu and Melody Wooton
Sunday, January 5 at 2 p.m.
This concert features a selection of music for two violins. The artists will take a look at music composed for this pairing over the span of roughly 200 years. They will explain how the music has changed, along with how composers were influenced by one another. Don’t miss a very special event by this exciting and sought-after group from the Detroit Metropolitan area.
Decorate Your Home for Less with Savvy Ideas
Saturday, February 1 at 11 a.m.
Get the look you want while maintaining the budget that works for you. Learn how to spot bargains anywhere...dollar stores, garage sales, home improvement stores, your local pharmacy, discount design stores and your own home! Discover how to create an interior that looks like it’s right out of a magazine. Kathi will show you how to spend less to get the look you always dreamed of.
Meet Benjamin Busch, former Marine Corps officer, actor (The Wire), poet, and award-winning author. Dust to Dust is the story of a boy and the man, death and life, a soldier - and then not. Busch graduated from Vassar, joined the Marines, and served two combat tours in Iraq. He has written a compelling memoir. “I have been welcomed home many times, but I have never come all the way back from the places I have been.” You are invited to hear the author read from his work and to join the discussion. Funded through the Jane Cameron Endowment Fund. Book sale and signing following the program.
Healthcare Marketplace Enrollment Assistance
Tuesday, December 3 at 2 p.m. (*Registration Required)
Tuesday, January 7 at 7 p.m. (*Registration Required)
Tuesday, February 4 at 2 p.m. (*Registration Required)
A federally-trained Healthcare Marketplace Assister will help registrants enroll in the Healthcare Marketplace Insurance Exchange on these dates and times in the Computer Lab, lower level.
February 6, March 6, and April 3 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Free Tax filing assistance will be provided by AARP preparers. Call 248-554-4650 for an appointment. Walk-ins will be accommodated. AARP provides this assistance, in cooperation with the IRS, for middle and low income tax payers, with special attention to those age 60 and older.
Join published author and creative writing student, Christina McDaniel, as we give each other support, practice writing tech- niques, and learn how to navigate the labyrinth of the publishing world. For writers of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction, new members are always welcome.
Friends Don't Let Friends Read Alone: A Book Group
Tuesdays, November 19, December 17, January 21, February 18 at 7pm
This group meets on the third Tuesday of each month to discuss a different title. Newcomers are always welcome! Click here to learn more about our book clubs.Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
This group meets on the second Wednesday each month to discuss a different title. Click here to learn more about our book clubs.Special World War I Book Discussion
In 2014, we will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Join Library Director Doug Koschik for a discussion about Barbara Tuchman’s Pulitzer Prize- winning account of the first 30 days of the war, The Guns of August. Tuchman’s book is a classic of literature as well as history.