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Bloomfield Township Public Library Events 2015

Posted by Glen LaGrou January 30, 2015 Libraries, Oakland County

Bloomfield Township Public Library Events

Bloomfield Public Library offers several events each month for toddlers, children, teens and families throughout the month.

Here is this month’s event calendar for the Bloomfield Township Public Library…

Bloomfield Township Public Library Events – FEBRUARY 2015

February 2, Monday at 10 am: Wee Play. Drop-in for unstructured play and discovery in the Story Room. For children from newborns to 24 months and their caregivers. No registration required.

February 3, Tuesday from 10-11:30 am: Knit N’ Stitch Circle. Join other area knitters and needleworkers to share skills and companionship. Work on any project you like and get help from others too. Meets the first Tuesday of each month. No registration required.

February 4, Wednesday at 6:30 pm: PJ Theater. Live theater, puppet shows, authors, illustrators, movies and more. Join us for family fun once a month. We provide the show and you bring snacks. Come in your PJ’s too! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Call Youth Services for show information. No registration required.

February 6, Friday at Noon: Chamber Music Lecture Series with Dr. Steve Wogaman. Lectures, with musical examples, on the music to be heard at upcoming concerts of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, offered by the Chamber’s president. No registration required.

February 6, Friday from 7:30-9 pm: Date Night – First Friday @ the Library. Come enjoy recent movies and special events. Free popcorn on movie nights. Check the online calendar for movie titles and ratings. Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration required.

February 6, Friday from 7:30-9pm: The Boogie Woogie Kid—Matthew Ball. Join us for a family friendly concert of piano ragtime, blues, and swinging entertainment. Everyone is welcome and no registration is required.

February 7, Saturday at 11 am: Hugs and Hearts. Bring along your favorite someone for a special Valentine story time. Share stories, songs, games and finger plays. Round out the morning by making cards and crafts to share with your family. For ages 3-6 accompanied by an adult.

February 7, Saturday from 2-3:30 pm: Everyone Loves Wine – and Chocolate. Learn how to find the perfect wine at a reasonable price from the experts at Trader Joe’s – and taste the chocolate to go along with it. Township residents who register and attend will be entered into a raffle to win a bottle of wine. Coupons for free wine totes and special wine tastings courtesy of Trader Joe’s. Open to everyone and registration is required. Non-residents can call to register.

February 9, Monday at 10 am: Wee Play. Drop-in for unstructured play and discovery in the Story Room. For children from newborns to 24 months and their caregivers. No registration required.

February 10, Tuesday from 1-3 pm: Memoir Writers’ Group. The group meets informally to share stories and writing ideas. No obligation to bring material – just come and become familiar with the idea of sharing your life experiences with others. Open to everyone—you do not need to attend each time.

February 10, Tuesday from 4-5 pm: Teen Advisory Board. We are looking for motivated teens aged 13-18, that would like to help plan library events, select materials for the Library’s Teen Collection, and create flyers and blogs to promote reading and the library to other teens. Visit the Teen Page at www.btpl.org to print out your TAB application. Registration is required.

February 10, Tuesday at 7 pm: Getting Published – Tricks of the Trade with Andrew Gulli, editor, Strand Magazine. Learn from an experienced magazine editor how to get your work published. The 4-part workshop will emphasize the keys to create, polish, and sell your fiction. Registration is required as space is limited.

February 11, Wednesday from 11am – 12:30pm: Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+. Andy Warhol saw record covers as a way to popularize his name and to impact popular culture. Laura Mott is the curator of the current exhibit at the Cranbrook Museum of Art, the most comprehensive one of Warhol’s covers to date. The exhibit runs through March 15.

February 11, Wednesday from 7-8:30 pm: Writers’ Rendezvous. Come be a part of this ongoing workshop for fiction and non-fiction writers. All interested writers are welcome to attend. The group meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Details are available at the library and online through our website. Registration is not required.

February 14, Saturday from 9:30 am–3:30 pm: Friends of the Library Second Saturday Sale! (First hour for Friends’ members only). Held in the Friends’ area in the Lower Level of the library. Come find a treasured book or favorite movie!

February 14, Saturday at 11 am: Shake, Rhythm and Rhyme! Join us one Saturday morning a month for this story time for children of all abilities, ages 2-6, along with their families. Especially great for children who need more hands-on interaction and visual support, this interactive story time is filled with sensory activities, rhythmic stories, active rhymes, ASL signs, yoga movement and more!

February 16, Monday at 10 am: Wee Play. Drop-in for unstructured play and discovery in the Story Room. For children from newborns to 24 months and their caregivers. No registration required.

February 16, Monday from 2-3:30 pm: Celebrate National Bird Feeding Month. Help make winter easier for your backyard birds. Create your own bird feeder and have some feathery fun. All ages are welcome. No registration is required.

February 17, Tuesday from 2-4 pm: Maker Space – Techno Crafts. Experiment with doodlebots and other projects utilizing simple technology. Work on and share your own project ideas with others. For adults and teens and registration is required.

February 17, Tuesday at 6:30 pm: Beaker Buddies. Join us for a book discussion with a scientific twist! Readers and scientists in grades K-1, along with their favorite adult, are invited to join our junior size book discussion. Read a different story each month and discover science inside the story with experiments and activities. Copies of books will be available at the Youth Services desk. Please read the book before each session. Registration required.

February 18, Wednesday from 1-2:30 pm: Mystery Book Club. This group meets at 1 pm on the lower level of the Library. Copies of the book are available at the Adult Services desk.

February 18, Wednesday from 6-8:30 pm: What Does It Take to Open a Business? This is Detroit’s SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) first in a series of introductory workshops. It includes a self-evaluation to see if you have what it takes to start your own business. It will address what typical entrepreneurs think they have as a competitive advantage, why start-up businesses fail, why some start-ups succeed, and more! Reservations required, space is limited to 30. RSVP to: http://www.detroit.score.org/localworkshops. For more information on this program, call SCORE at (313) 226-7947.

February 20, Friday at 10 am: Coffee and Conversation. Looking for an excuse to get out of the house? Join friends and neighbors for a hot cup of coffee and some great conversation. Meets the third Friday of the month in the Library Café and no registration is required.

February 20, Friday from 7:30-9:30 pm: Chamber Music Concert Series. Chamber music presented by talented students from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance. No registration required—free admission and everyone is welcome to attend. Sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Bloomfield Township Public Library.

February 21, Saturday at 11 am: LEGO Club – Sports. Young architects and engineers, ages 6 and older, are invited to drop-in for LEGO building fun! Listen to a great book and then build LEGO creations inspired by the story. We supply the LEGO and you supply the imagination during these monthly building projects. Days vary. No registration required.

February 21, Saturday from 2-4 pm: Maker Space – Techno Crafts. Experiment with doodlebots and other projects utilizing simple technology. Work on and share your own project ideas with others. For adults and teens and registration is required.

February 23, Monday at 10 am: Wee Play. Drop-in for unstructured play and discovery in the Story Room. For children from newborns to 24 months and their caregivers. No registration required.

February 23, Monday at 1 pm: Tablet Tales. A digital story time for children, ages 3-5, without an adult. We will explore using technology and apps to tell stories, learn songs, encourage movement and have fun! Registration is required. Non-residents may register one week before the program by calling Youth Services.

February 23, Monday at 7 pm: Teen Book Series Discussion – Legend Series by Marie Lu. All teens are welcome for some fun games, trivia and lively discussion of these popular teen book series. Look for copies of these titles in the Library’s teen collections. Registration is required.

February 23, Monday from 7-8:30 pm: Apps and Apps-Downloading Party. Want to download free books and audiobooks? Bring your device-smartphone, tablet, or Kindle-and we’ll help you get started by installing the free apps. While that’s happening, you can nibble on app-etizers.

February 24, Tuesday from 1-3 pm: Memoir Writers’ Group. The group meets informally to share stories and writing ideas. No obligation to bring material – just come and become familiar with the idea of sharing your life experiences with others. Open to everyone—you do not need to attend each time.

February 24, Tuesday at 7 pm: Getting Published – Tricks of the Trade with Andrew Gulli, editor, Strand Magazine. Learn from an experienced magazine editor how to get your work published. The 4-part workshop will emphasize the keys to create, polish, and sell your fiction. Registration is required as space is limited.

February 25, Wednesday from 7-8:30 pm: Writers’ Rendezvous. Come be a part of this ongoing workshop for fiction and non-fiction writers. All interested writers are welcome to attend. The group meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Details are available at the library and online through our website. Registration is not required.

February 28, Saturday at 11 am: Crayon Crew. A craft program for toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, with a favorite adult. Toddlers will have fun working together with their grownups in a creative and fun environment! Registration is required. Non-residents may register one week before the program.

These events were provide to Oakland County Moms by Bloomfield Township Public Library.

Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48302
Phone: 248-642-5800
Website:
http://www.btpl.org/

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