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Bloomfield Township Public Library Events

Posted by Glen LaGrou July 12, 2014 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 – AUGUST

The Library will be closed on Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. The library will reopen on Tuesday, September 2 at 9:30 a.m.

The Bloomfield Township Public Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer starting Sunday, June 22, 2014 through Sunday, August 31, 2014.

August 3, Sunday: The Library will be closed as part of our Summer Sunday closings.

August 4, Monday from 9:30am to 9 pm: Make It @ Your Library: Adult and Teen Summer Reading Program. Adults: Register and complete our Summer Reading Bingo card for a chance to win great prizes. We will send you reading lists, program information and fun project ideas throughout the summer. The bingo card is available at the Adult Services Desk and on our website. Complete the card and return by 2 pm on August 8 to be eligible for our prize drawings.

August 5, 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.

August 5, Tuesday at 2 pm: Art Lab—“Positive/Negative Art” inspired by Keith Harring. Discover the science of art! Young artists, ages 8-12, will learn about art techniques inspired by contemporary artists and science projects, and then conduct their own “art experiments” while exploring the creative side of science. Ages and times vary. Registration is required.

August 6, Wednesday at 6:30 pm: Spa Lab. Join us for an evening of spa fun! Discover the health benefits and science of spa treatments while creating your own facial scrubs, energizing smoothies and other spa treatments. For ages 8-12. Registration is required.

August 7, Thursday at 10:30 am: S.T.E.A.M. Maker Story Time. Little “Makers” of all ages can listen, discover and create at the library! Drop-in for a story time filled with tales, rhymes, music and scientific discovery for families of all ages. No registration required.

August 8, Friday from 1-4 pm: Made It @ Your Library: Summer Reading Wrap Up. Adults and teens are invited to show off your altered books and other creations during our open house. Participate in a fun scavenger hunt. Grand prize drawings for teen and adult summer reading participants who complete their bingo cards will be held at 4 pm. Bingo cards must be turned in by 2 pm. No registration is required.

August 8, Friday at 2 pm: Mad Science Detroit “Spin Pop Boom”. Be amazed when the Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity in this energetic and spectacular afternoon. Didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands, steaming chemical reactions and more! For ages 3 and up. No registration is required.

August 8, Friday from 6:30-9 pm: After-Hours Teen Summer Reading Wrap Up: Zombie Apocalypse. Teens, ages 13-18 are invited to compete in our Zombie-themed scavenger hunts and hide & seek activities for great prizes. You are welcome to come in Zombie attire. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required along with a signed parental permission slip which is available on the Library’s teen pages.

August 9, 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. Come find a treasured book or favorite movie!

August 10, Sunday: The Library will be closed as part of our Summer Sunday closings.

August 11, Monday through August 16, Saturday: Summer Reading Book Bash. Join the summer reading program here at BTPL, meet your personal reading goal by August 9, and choose your own book to keep forever from the books on display in the Story Room. (Your reading goal must be reached by August 9 and you must have a ticket to participate in the Book Bash.) No registration is required.

August 12, 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.

August 15, 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.

August 16, Saturday at 11 am: LEGO Club – Ocean Creatures. 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.

August 17, Sunday: The Library will be closed as part of our Summer Sunday closings.

August 24, Sunday: The Library will be closed as part of our Summer Sunday closings.

August 26, 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.

August 31, Sunday and Monday, September 1: The Library will be closed in observance of Labor Day. The library will reopen on Tuesday, September 2 at 9:30 a.m.

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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