Ferndale, MI

Ferndale is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It forms part of the Detroit metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 19,900. Ferndale is primarily residential, with a smaller commercial and industrial sector in the southeast part of the city. Ferndale's business district is anchored by the intersection of Woodward Avenue and 9 Mile Road, where privately owned shops, storefronts, dance clubs, bars and numerous restaurants are featured. Ferndale is well known in the Detroit area for its LGBT population and progressive policies.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018

10:30am
Book Share Blast Off Storytime!

Come join us as we launch our city’s book share program. A member of the Ferndale Public Library will be hosting story time, and Ferndale Parks and Recreation will be…

Ferndale Area District Library
1201 Livernois St, Ferndale, MI 48220
2:30pm
The Multicultural Learning Experience

A group for parents, by parents, and their young children ages 0-4

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

Thursday, June 21st 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement 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 a confident learner…

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

Reading: "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly

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
Event Series

Friday, June 22nd 2018

10:30am
Parents Interacting with Infants and Toddlers Playgroup

Parents Interacting With Infants and Toddlers is a free playgroup for any child 2 and under and their caregiver. Oakland Family Services will provide a developmentally supportive environment with opportunities…

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

Saturday, June 23rd 2018

2:00pm
Summer Reading Kickoff with Cameron Zvara

Ice cream social located in the library courtyard; sign up for summer reading starting today!

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

Monday, June 25th 2018

6:30pm
High School Book Club

Join us for a book discussion and activities for teens in grade 9-12. Pizza provided. This month's book is "Shadowshaper" by Daniel Jose Older

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

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

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
Event Series
6:30pm
Full STEAM Ahead: Crash Test Dummies

Ferndale Library is debuting a new STEAM programming series geared towards kids ages 8 and up. Registration is recommend as these programs are very hands on. Call 248-546-2504, email, or stop…

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

Reading: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

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

Wednesday, June 27th 2018

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
Event Series
6:30pm
Build a Cat Castle!

Create a fun, relaxing space for your feline friends. We'll provide cardboard and tools. Families and adults welcome. Registration required. Second date added due to first program being full- Sign up available…

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

Thursday, June 28th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement 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 a confident learner…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Science Alive! Live Animals!

Science Alive has been bringing animal education to libraries and educations institutions around the state for over 25 years! Rumor has it there may even be a real-live sloth at…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
3:00pm
Science Alive! Live Animals!

Science Alive has been bringing animal education to libraries and educations institutions around the state for over 25 years! Rumor has it there may even be a real-live sloth at…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
6:00pm
Art Reception: Local Seen with Tim Meeks

RECEPTION JUNE 28 @ 6pm w/Alison Lewis Detroit photographer Tim Meeks remembers the first time he brought his camera to a concert. At a packed, high energy alternative rock show in…

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

Friday, June 29th 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: VR Edition

More information TBA.

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

Saturday, June 30th 2018

2:00pm
Swim Stories and Activities with SafeSplash Swim School

More information TBA

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

Monday, July 2nd 2018

2:45pm
Middle School D&D Club

A new D&D group for middle schoolers

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

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018

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
Event Series

Thursday, July 5th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement 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 a confident learner…

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

Friday, July 6th 2018

10:30am
Parents Interacting with Infants and Toddlers Playgroup

Parents Interacting With Infants and Toddlers is a free playgroup for any child 2 and under and their caregiver. Oakland Family Services will provide a developmentally supportive environment with opportunities…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
6:00pm
Summer Invitational 2018

Summer Invitational show dates are July 5 - 27. Opening Reception: Fri July 6 from 6 - 9 pm. Mid Month Reception: Sun July 15…

lawrence Street Gallery
22620 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220

Saturday, July 7th 2018

2:00pm
Summer Reading: Sensory Saturdays

Join us for three afternoons of hands-on sensory play for children 0-6 years old. Sensory play encourages exploration and promotes problem solving skills, language development fine and gross motor skills,…

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

Monday, July 9th 2018

6:30pm
Anime Club

Ages 11 and up, come hang out to watch anime, talk manga, and eat Japanese snacks. No registration required.

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

Tuesday, July 10th 2018

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
Event Series
6:30pm
Alex Thomas and Friends (All ages puppet show)

Join us for an evening of puppets and humor as we welcome veteran puppeteer and comedian Alex Thomas to the library. All ages, no registration required.

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

Wednesday, July 11th 2018

10:30am
Yoga Tree Sprouts Storytime

Local Ferndale yoga instructor Daniella Cusick will be leading a very special yoga-themed storytime for children ages 18 months - 4 years. No registration required. Replaces the usual Tree Sprouts…

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