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, February 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
2:00pm
Totally Gross Magic Show with Gordon Russ (Ages 12+)

Enjoy a magic show with Gordon Russ. Ages 12+

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
6:30pm
Flash Fiction Creative Writing Class

This course will be designed to accommodate novice as well as experienced writers, demonstrating how even the shortest stories can be impactful and convey a sense of breadth and density.…

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

Thursday, February 21st 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am **Attention: Due to lack of space in February, the sessions on Tuesday the 5th and 12th and cancelled. The sessions on Thursday the…

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

Reading: "The Blood of Emmett Till" by Timothy B. Tyson

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
2:00pm
Animal Superheroes with Howell Nature Center (Live Animals - All Ages)

Presented by Howell Nature Center. People of all ages can see live animals in the library's community room.

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
Event Series

Saturday, February 23rd 2019

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

Sunday, February 24th 2019

2:00pm
Art Reception: Anthony R. Brass

Anthony R. Brass' art will be displayed in the library from January 27 - March 17. His reception will be on February 24, with refreshments served.

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

Monday, February 25th 2019

10:30am
PIWI Playgroup

PIWI= Parents Interacting With Infants Presented by Oakland Family Services

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

Tuesday, February 26th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am **Attention: Due to lack of space in February, the sessions on Tuesday the 5th and 12th and cancelled. The sessions on Thursday the…

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
7:00pm
Friend's Book Club

Reading: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin

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

Wednesday, February 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
7:00pm
The Underground Railroad: The Michigan Connection

Stories from local communities told with music, song, and photos.

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

Thursday, February 28th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30am **Attention: Due to lack of space in February, the sessions on Tuesday the 5th and 12th and cancelled. The sessions on Thursday the…

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

Friday, March 1st 2019

7:30pm
First Stop Friday: Schedule IV

First Stop Friday is our monthly showcase for local musical artists. All shows are FREE and sponsored by the Friends of the Ferndale Library. Doors open at 7:30 and music…

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

Monday, March 4th 2019

10:30am
PIWI Playgroup

PIWI= Parents Interacting With Infants Presented by Oakland Family Services

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

Tuesday, March 5th 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
Animaniacs (Ages 8-12)

An anime club for our 10-12 year old friends. We'll have a snack, do an activity, and talk about our favorite anime, manga, and graphic novels.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
6:30pm
Community Conversation with Representative Robert Wittenberg

Coffee hour with Robert Wittenberg and Special Guest State Senator Jeremy Moss

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

Wednesday, March 6th 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
Lower Elementary Book Club (Grades K-2)

Join us in discussing this month's book! Recommended for kids in grades K-2. Snack provided. This month's book is "Flashlight" by Lizi Boyd

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

Thursday, March 7th 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

Friday, March 8th 2019

3:30pm
Create Your Own Vision Board

More information TBA

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

Saturday, March 9th 2019

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
3:00pm
Paint & Pour

In this class with a glass, attendees will paint their own one-of-a-kind acrylic abstract piece on canvas or a slice of finished wood. Our certified art instructor will be teaching…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
1511 Jarvis St., Ferndale, MI 48220, Taproom

Sunday, March 10th 2019

1:00pm
Yoga for the New Year

Ferndale-based Yoga instructor Tina Iulianelli (of Motor Om) is inviting the community into the Ferndale Library on the 2nd Sunday of the winter months, where first-timers (along with all skill-levels)…

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

Monday, March 11th 2019

10:30am
PIWI Playgroup

PIWI= Parents Interacting With Infants Presented by Oakland Family Services

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