Adult

27
Feb
2017

Sending Your Child to College

7:00 pm -8:30 pm
48 of 50 places available

Learn how to invest in your child’s future without sacrificing yours with host and presenter John M. Dyer, CRPC® Associate Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial. During this complimentary, informal seminar, you’ll learn ways to:

  • Define a college saving goal that is right for you
  • Determine today’s cost and various payment options
  • Balance retirement and college savings
  • Understand what goes into college saving and college spending

Registration is requested. Limit 50. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

02
Mar
2017

Coloring and Crafts: Ages 18 & Over

6:30 pm -8:00 pm
43 of 50 places available

We have the space and a block of time you can use to color or work on any craft or creative project you would like. Coloring materials (sheets and pencils) will be provided, but we also invite you to work on any craft or creative projects you may have in progress in the library auditorium. Bring a couple of scrapbook pages, a pair of socks you started to knit, or grab a book on origami and give it a try. All crafters are welcome. We would love to see what you are working on! For ages 18 and over. Registration is requested. Limit 50 per session. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

04
Mar
2017

ESL Saturday Morning Conversations

10:30 am -11:30 am

Practice conversational English in a relaxed setting with other ESL learners on Saturday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am in the library's auditorium. A brief video or presentation will be shared at the beginning of the hour to introduce the week’s topic and offer conversation starting points. Registration is not required. For more information call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

11
Mar
2017

ESL Saturday Morning Conversations

10:30 am -11:30 am

Practice conversational English in a relaxed setting with other ESL learners on Saturday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am in the library's auditorium. A brief video or presentation will be shared at the beginning of the hour to introduce the week’s topic and offer conversation starting points. Registration is not required. For more information call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

18
Mar
2017

ESL Saturday Morning Conversations

10:30 am -11:30 am

Practice conversational English in a relaxed setting with other ESL learners on Saturday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am in the library's auditorium. A brief video or presentation will be shared at the beginning of the hour to introduce the week’s topic and offer conversation starting points. Registration is not required. For more information call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

25
Mar
2017

ESL Saturday Morning Conversations

10:30 am -11:30 am

Practice conversational English in a relaxed setting with other ESL learners on Saturday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am in the library's auditorium. A brief video or presentation will be shared at the beginning of the hour to introduce the week’s topic and offer conversation starting points. Registration is not required. For more information call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

29
Mar
2017

Growing Ideas Writing Series

7:00 pm -8:30 pm
24 of 35 places available

Growing Ideas: Generating & Developing Fiction and Non-Fiction, is a three-part writing series offered by author and writing professor Alicia Schaeffer. This series will be offered Wednesday nights, starting March 29 at 7:00 pm.

The first session encourages participants to feed the imagination and pull from one’s experience to spark fiction and non-fiction material. As the sessions advance on April 5 and April 12, participants will be able to develop their ideas into more formal pieces, and share and revise.

Schaeffer is a professor of Composition, Rhetoric, and Creative Writing at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and she has led creative writing workshops in New York. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Post Road Magazine, Word Riot, Georama Travel Blog, Woman About Town, Beyond Service, and The Harlem Times.

Registration is required for this series in the Friends Auditorium. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727 to sign up for these free programs.

The library’s popular writing instructor, Cindy La Ferle, will return in the spring. Further details and dates are to be announced.

01
Apr
2017

ESL Saturday Morning Conversations

10:30 am -11:30 am

Practice conversational English in a relaxed setting with other ESL learners on Saturday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am in the library's auditorium. A brief video or presentation will be shared at the beginning of the hour to introduce the week’s topic and offer conversation starting points. Registration is not required. For more information call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.

05
Apr
2017

Growing Ideas Writing Series

7:00 pm -8:30 pm
33 of 35 places available

Growing Ideas: Generating & Developing Fiction and Non-Fiction, is a three-part writing series offered by author and writing professor Alicia Schaeffer. This series will be offered Wednesday nights, starting March 29 at 7:00 pm.

The first session encourages participants to feed the imagination and pull from one’s experience to spark fiction and non-fiction material. As the sessions advance on April 5 and April 12, participants will be able to develop their ideas into more formal pieces, and share and revise.

Schaeffer is a professor of Composition, Rhetoric, and Creative Writing at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and she has led creative writing workshops in New York. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Post Road Magazine, Word Riot, Georama Travel Blog, Woman About Town, Beyond Service, and The Harlem Times.

Registration is required for this series in the Friends Auditorium. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727 to sign up for these free programs.

The library’s popular writing instructor, Cindy La Ferle, will return in the spring. Further details and dates are to be announced.

06
Apr
2017

Coloring and Crafts: Ages 18 & Over

6:30 pm -8:00 pm
49 of 50 places available

We have the space and a block of time you can use to color or work on any craft or creative project you would like. Coloring materials (sheets and pencils) will be provided, but we also invite you to work on any craft or creative projects you may have in progress in the library auditorium. Bring a couple of scrapbook pages, a pair of socks you started to knit, or grab a book on origami and give it a try. All crafters are welcome. We would love to see what you are working on! For ages 18 and over. Limit 50 per session. Register below or call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 246-3727.