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Please delay your book donations

We have no more room to store donated items. Please hold onto your donations until after the next Friends of the Library Book sale. -- The weekend of May 15-17. Thank You.

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Film Movement Series

Join us for a newly released award-winning independent film every month. These documentaries, features and foreign films are shown simultaneously with their theater run. details

Noontime Concert Series

Mark your calendars, the Noontime concert series is coming back September 19th. This group of performers will entertain audiences of all ages. The programs will take place in the Civic Center Library Atrium, begin at 12:15pm, and as always are free to attend. Bring your brown bag lunch with you and enjoy the show. details

Michigan Activity Passes

Library users with a valid library card from one of Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the nearly 60 participating institutions at the Michigan Activity Pass website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity Pass expires within one week from the date it is printed.
Each library will have five passes for each of the participating organizations available.
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History Lives at the Library

History Lives at the Library is proud to announce this season's lineup. This collection of speakers and topics wil assuredly entertain and educate audiences of all ages. The programs will take place in the Civic Center Library Auditorium, begin at 7:00pm, and as always free to attend. details

Your Genealogy Tree would like to inform you that Genealogy Saturdays are returning for 2015

Sessions will occur on Saturdays January 17(LDS and Genealogy),
February 14(A Diseased Genealogy), March 14(Oral History and Your Genealogy),
April 11(A Day at DPL), and May 9(Legacy Family Tree Software)!
9:15 am - 10:30am Civic Center Library meeting rooms

Tuesday, May 5, 2015


Sandburg Library Formal Dress BLOWOUT!

Department: Teen
Location: Sandburg
Library: Carl Sandburg Library
Department: Teen
Location: Sandburg

Are you a teen in need of a formal dress for a spring or summer event?  Then come to our Sandburg Library Formal Dress Blowout! Try on and select a dress from our rack of over 80, and have minor alterations done FOR FREE (time permitting) while you wait by our “Seamstress to the Stars”, Maria Salloum. 

We will accept any formal dress you would like to donate to us in exchange, but it is not required.  Please call Ken Bignotti at the Sandburg Library on Tuesday or Thursday @ 248-893-4010 for more information.


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


The Psychology of Sleep with Donald Zaksek, Psy.D., L.P.

Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center
Library: Civic Center Library
Department: Adult
Location: Civic Center

Learn to deal with stress and other factors that can hinder your sleep using behavioral sleep techniques and proper sleep hygiene.


Free Program.  Registration is required; call 734-466-2490 to register.


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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