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, June 26th 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
Stranger Things Craft Night

More information TBA

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

Thursday, June 27th 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
5:30pm
Pride Movie Night

Watching "Love Simon" More information TBA

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

Friday, June 28th 2019

10:30am
PIWI Playgroup (Ages 0-2)

Join us for free playgroups! Parents Interacting with Infants (and Toddlers) Your relationship with your child is critical for early developmental. Oakland Family Services will provide a developmentally supportive environment with…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
4:00pm
Saplings (Ages 3-5yrs)

Story and activity time for children 3-5 years and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
6:30pm
Open Mic Night (Ages 13-20)

Attention Teens: Here's your chance to share your poems, songs, stories, or other talents. Hosted by Natasha Anee. Ages 13-20

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

Saturday, June 29th 2019

2:00pm
Joel Tacey Space Comedy

3. 2. 1... Blastoff into reading with Spaceman Joel! Featuring dazzling magic, silly stunts, goofy gadgets, and lots of audience participation. All ages, no registration required.

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

Sunday, June 30th 2019

2:00pm
Rainwater Harvesting

Please register here: www.tiny.cc/Rainwater The third installment in a series of gardening seminars arranged by the Ferndale & Pleasant Ridge Area Gardeners of Facebook. We'll be talking about Rianwater Barrels,…

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

Monday, July 1st 2019

2:30pm
Dungeons and Dragons

Ferndale Middle School's D&D group is meeting here in the summer. Carryover from the school group, but is open to anyone ages 12-17. Group is monitored by parent volunteers.

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

Tuesday, July 2nd 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
5:30pm
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. This week features a movie and…

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

Wednesday, July 3rd 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 "How the Meteorite Got to the Museum" by Jessie Hartland

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

Tuesday, July 9th 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
5:30pm
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. This month features a movie, and begins an hour…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
6:30pm
Full STEAM Ahead (Ages 8-12)

STEAM themed activities for children ages 8-12. This month's activity: LittleBits Freeplay.

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

Wednesday, July 10th 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. June's Book is "The Season of Styx Malone" by…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Kid's Corner
6:30pm
Science Fiction Book Club (Movie Night)

The Sci-Fi Book Club aligns with the Ferndale Library's #SummerReading space-themed series of programs #AUniverseOfStories, meeting to view the Denis Vileneuve film "Arrival" (Adapted from a Ted Chiang book). The…

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

Thursday, July 11th 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
6:30pm
Galaxy T-Shirts (Grades 6-12)

Teens going into grades 6-12 will get a t-shirt (or bring their own) and will turn it into a galaxy design with a bleach pen.

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

Friday, July 12th 2019

4:00pm
Saplings (Ages 3-5yrs)

Story and activity time for children 3-5 years and their caregivers

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

Saturday, July 13th 2019

12:00pm
Summer Reading: Michigan Science Center

Join us as we welcome the experts from the Michigan Science Center as they show us cool experiments and teach us all about astronomy and the physics of space. No registration…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
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, July 15th 2019

2:30pm
Dungeons and Dragons

Ferndale Middle School's D&D group is meeting here in the summer. Carryover from the school group, but is open to anyone ages 12-17. Group is monitored by parent volunteers.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Summer Reading: Light of the Moon T-Shirt Workshop

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories - Special Event Join us on Monday, July 15 when grown-ups can make some glow in the dark moon t-shirts! Get in the…

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

Tuesday, July 16th 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