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.

Thursday, October 24th 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, October 25th 2019

3:30pm
Reading Rainbow BookClub @ Affirmations

Teens are welcome to join us for a very special LBGTQ+ book club. Reading: "The Difference Between You and Me" by Madeleine George

Ferndale Area District Library
290 W 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Teen Halloween Fest

Registration required. 248-546-2504 ext 694. After-hours games and pizza for grades 6-12.

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

Saturday, October 26th 2019

1:00pm
NaNoWriMo

More information TBA

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
5:00pm
Halloween Spooktacular (All Ages)

Join us once again for our annual Halloween party! This year we are transforming into the HAUNTED LIBRARY. Trick-or-Treat through the library, enjoy some snacks, crafts, and entertainment! Ferndale DDA's downtown trick-or-trreat is…

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

Sunday, October 27th 2019

2:00pm
Art Reception for Jud Coveyou

Enjoy the art of Jud Coveyou. Refreshments provided.

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

Monday, October 28th 2019

4:30pm
Read Woke

A book club for teens focusing on books with social justice themes. Reading: "#murdertrending" by Gretchen McNeil

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

Tuesday, October 29th 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, October 30th 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
6:00pm
Scary Movie Night

Watching: "Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow" Refreshments provided.

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

Thursday, October 31st 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, November 1st 2019

3:00pm
Free Time Friday

Drop in pizza and gaming for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
7:30pm
First Stop Friday: Jack and the Bear (Halloween-themed Album Release)

Jack and the Bear probably love Halloween more than any other local band. The quartet of imaginative Monroe-area musicians will prove their enthusiasm for the trick-or-treating season on Friday, November…

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

Saturday, November 2nd 2019

1:00pm
Free Children's Clothing Swap

Ferndale Area District Library hosts a free clothing swap for children's winter apparel. Bring what's been outgrown. Find what you need. Sizes preemie through 14 welcome. All children's winter clothes, shoes…

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

Sunday, November 3rd 2019

1:00pm
Yoga Book Club

This fall, local yoga instructor Meaghan Nash is inviting you to mark your calendars for Sunday, November 3. That’s when she’ll be leading a free 1-hour class at the Ferndale…

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

Monday, November 4th 2019

6:30pm
Animaniacs (Ages 8-12)

An anime club for our 8-12 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

Tuesday, November 5th 2019

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 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 "Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters" by Michael James Mahin

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

Thursday, November 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, November 8th 2019

4:00pm
Saplings Storytime: Trains! (Ages 0-5yrs)

Story and activity time for children 0-5 years and their caregivers

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

Saturday, November 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
Event Series
1:00pm
Storytime Stopover @ EnSoul Yoga (Ages 2-5)

Our third edition of Storytime Stopover takes us to EnSoul Yoga! Space is limited, so registration is required. Cal 248-546-2504 x694.

Ferndale Area District Library
210 W Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220

Sunday, November 10th 2019

2:30pm
Second Sunday Meditation

IAM 20 - Integrated Amrita Meditation TechniqueⓇ promotes peace and healing, greatly reduces stress and can be done by anyone. This daily 20-minute meditation technique integrates body, breath, and mind…

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

Monday, November 11th 2019

6:30pm
Anime Club (Ages 13+)

Anime Club just for teens! We'll do activities, have snacks, and talk about our favorite anime and manga! 13 and up. No registration required.

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

Tuesday, November 12th 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
Making Sense of Discipline for Students with Disabilities

This workshop will provide information about discipline issues and student’s rights. Students who receive special education services have protections under state and federal laws that guarantee their right to…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
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
Crossing Borders, Telling Stories: Coming to Ferndale

Hosted by Ferndale Inclusion Network A story-telling event celebrating residents' immigration experiences.

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