Ferndale, MI

Ferndale is located in Oakland County, Michigan U.S. between Woodward Avenue and 9 Mile Road. The city started as a bedroom community for Detroit workers and later became a suburban community. Ferndale has a population of over 20,000 people and is mainly residential. The downtown area thrives thanks to its pedestrian and bike-friendly streets that connect stores, dance clubs, bars, and local restaurants. In 2010, the city won the Great American Main Street Award. Ferndale is best known for its progressive policies and LGBT community. The city hosts events during the year including DIY Street Fair & Funky Ferndale Art Fair, Fido Does Ferndale, and a blues festival. Top attractions in this city are the Detroit Zoo, Martin Road Park, and the Ferndale Historical Museum.

Wednesday, November 13th 2019

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
Event Series
6:30pm
Upper Elementary School Book Club (Grades 3-5)

Pick up your copy of this month's book at the library circulation desk today! Recommended for kids in grades 3-5. Snack provided. This month's book is: "Bone Hollow" by Kim Ventrella

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
7:00pm
Science Fiction Book Club

Reading: "Star Man's Son" by Andre Norton

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Thursday, November 14th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid in developing…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Celebrate Ferndale

PARTY WITH THE STARS This Party is unlike the Annual Celebration of the past. We want to truly CELEBRATE our Business Community, and the City of Ferndale!! The event will feature…

Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce
22901 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Hygge Winter Away: Macrame Wall Hanging

Click here to register your spot: http://tiny.cc/o6hdez We're going to be "hygge"-ing the Winter away with a new four-part series for adults. Hygge is a Scandanavian lifestyle practice that emphasizes a…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Saturday, November 16th 2019

2:00pm
Publishing and Marketing Workshop with Sylvia Hubbard

Learn how to navigate the "new" independent publishing path and how to market books in the 21st century. Detroit Author & Founder of Motown Writers, Sylvia Hubbard has published over…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
2:00pm
Saturday Crafternoon

Monthly meet-up for crafters of all sorts.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Make Your Own Flip Book Animation (Ages 8-12)

Registration required. Call 248-546-2504 ex 694

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Sunday, November 17th 2019

1:00pm
Geocaching Film Festival

We will be viewing 16 films produced by Geocachers around the world. The films usually take about one hour to watch. We will start the films around 1:30pm. We will…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Monday, November 18th 2019

6:00pm
Your County with Dave Coulter

County Executive David Coulter wants to hear from you about your vision for the future of Oakland County and the region. Register to attend a “meet-and-greet”. Seating is limited. …

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Tuesday, November 19th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid in developing…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Tree Buds

Story and playtime for our youngest patrons, 10-18m with a caregiver.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
Event Series

Wednesday, November 20th 2019

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
Event Series
4:00pm
Vamos a Leer: A Bilingual Storytime (All Ages)

Stories and rhymes in English/Spanish

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
7:30pm
Book Party @ The Emory

Reading: "Final Girls" by Riley Sager

Ferndale Area District Library
22700 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220

Thursday, November 21st 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid in developing…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
12:30pm
Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Reading: "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
6:30pm
Library Board Meeting

The library's monthly board meeting, which the public is encouraged to attend.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Friday, November 22nd 2019

12:00pm
"Frozen" Crafts

Drop-in crafts relating to "Frozen 2"

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
4:30pm
Reading Rainbow BookClub @ Affirmations

Teens are welcome to join us for a very special LBGTQ+ book club. Reading: "Social Intercourse" by Greg Howard

Ferndale Area District Library
290 W 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220

Saturday, November 23rd 2019

12:00pm
Cardboard City

The Kids Corner will be transformed into a city and maze. No registration required.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kids Corner

Monday, November 25th 2019

10:00am
Fall Bake Sale

Our annual fall bake sale, in which you can bake items for the library to sell, and/or purchase baked items. Proceeds benefit the library's Summer Concert Series. Please contact Kelly…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Main Area
4:30pm
Read Woke

A book club for teens focusing on books with social justice themes. Reading: "Words We Don't Say" by K.J. Reilly

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Tuesday, November 26th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid in developing…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Tree Buds

Story and playtime for our youngest patrons, 10-18m with a caregiver.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
Event Series
6:30pm
STEAMshop: Printing and Stamping

Introducing a new monthly program for kids K-3 A story or two will be followed by 2-3 hands-on activities for the curious. November's theme will be printing and stamping. Please register…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Wednesday, November 27th 2019

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
Event Series

Saturday, December 14th 2019

10:00am
Holiday Ice Festival

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means it’s time again for #DowntownFerndale’s annual Holiday Ice Festival, Saturday, December 14th from 10am to 4pm! Come for plenty of…

Downtown Ferndale
Planavon at W. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220
1:00pm
Ferndale Game Day

Monthly game day in our community room. All ages welcome, but children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Some games are provided, or bring your own!

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series