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.

Tuesday, February 18th 2020

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
1:00pm
Cameron Zvara: Comedy Magician & Entertainer (All Ages)

Always a crowd favorite, Cameron Zvara is making his return to FADL! Prepare yourself for a gut-busting and mind-boggling magical performance. All ages, no registration required. About Cameron: At the ripe old…

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

Wednesday, February 19th 2020

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
Hot Cocoa Bar (All Ages)

Shake of those winter blues and join us for an all ages hot cocoa bar! Get creative with your favorite cold weather drink. No registration required.

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

Thursday, February 20th 2020

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: "The Stowaway" by Laurie Gwen Shapiro

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
2:00pm
DIY Wizard Wands (Ages 8+)

PotterHeads rejoice because DIY Wizard Wands are back! Ages 8+. We're using hot glue, so parental help may be needed. We're also using acrylic glue, so don't wear nice…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
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, February 21st 2020

2:00pm
Cartoons & Cereal (All Ages)

Join us for a totally chill afternoon of your favorite "classic" cartoons and bowls of your favorite cereal!

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

Sunday, February 23rd 2020

2:00pm
Beat the Winter Blues with Drummunity

This program is for all ages, including adults. What better way to beat the winter blues than to hit some drums? Drummunity brings all manner of rhythm and percussion instruments and encourages…

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

Monday, February 24th 2020

6:00pm
Positive Solutions for Families

A free parent workshop from Oakland Family Services: Positive solutions for families is 6-week workshop series for individuals who interact with children from birth to five years of age. The…

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

Tuesday, February 25th 2020

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: Instruments (Grades K-2)

For February's steamshop we'll be creating and decorating our very own musical instruments, including a Diddley Bow and a drum. K-2 Registration Required.

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

Wednesday, February 26th 2020

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
K-12 Art Reception

From February 15th-March 15th, FADL will be hosting an art exhibit to showcase the artwork of Ferndale Public Schools. Join us on Wednesday, February 26th for a casual reception.

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

Thursday, February 27th 2020

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, February 28th 2020

4:30pm
Reading Rainbow BookClub @ Affirmations (Ages 13-22)

Teens and young adults are welcome to join us for a very special LBGTQ+ book club. Reading: "Pet" Akwaeke Emezi

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

Saturday, February 29th 2020

2:00pm
Leap Day Party (Ages 12 and Under)

Activities and a craft for kids ages 12 and under. No registration required.

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

Monday, March 2nd 2020

6:00pm
Positive Solutions for Families

A free parent workshop from Oakland Family Services: Positive solutions for families is 6-week workshop series for individuals who interact with children from birth to five years of age. The…

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

Monday, March 9th 2020

6:00pm
Positive Solutions for Families

A free parent workshop from Oakland Family Services: Positive solutions for families is 6-week workshop series for individuals who interact with children from birth to five years of age. The…

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

Saturday, March 14th 2020

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

Monday, March 16th 2020

6:00pm
Positive Solutions for Families

A free parent workshop from Oakland Family Services: Positive solutions for families is 6-week workshop series for individuals who interact with children from birth to five years of age. The…

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

Saturday, May 30th 2020

9:30am
Rainbow Run 2020

The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 8th annual Rainbow Run 5K. All participants will receive a pair of Michigan made rainbow socks featuring the rainbow colors. Be…

Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce
100 E Nine Mile Rd, FERNDALE, MI 48220