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.

Monday, December 17th 2018

6:00pm
Teen Ugly Sweater Contest (Ages 12+)

The Teen Ugly Sweater Contest is a chance for teens ages 12 and up to decorate the "ugliest" sweater. Participants are encouraged to bring old sweaters from home to decorate…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Saplings Storytime (Recommended Ages 4-6. Families Welcome)

Stories for ages 4-6; families welcome. Related crafts for storytimes on the following or previous Saturdays.

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

Tuesday, December 18th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

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
Event Series
6:30pm
Middle School Book Club (Grades 6-8)

This month's book is "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds You can pick up a copy of the book from the library's circulation desk. No registration required.

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

Wednesday, December 19th 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

Thursday, December 20th 2018

12:30pm
Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Reading: "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

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

Friday, December 21st 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

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

Wednesday, December 26th 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
2:00pm
Break Week: Drive-in Movie

Kids of all ages can decorate their own cardboard "car", enjoy fresh theater style popcorn, and watch a movie! No registration required.

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

Thursday, December 27th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Break Week: Frostology with Michigan Science Center

The talented folks at the Michigan Science Center will be at FADL teaching us all about the science of ice and cold weather. Prepare to be wowed by a bunch…

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

Friday, December 28th 2018

10:00am
Break Week: Harry Potter Escape Room (Registration Required)

FADL invites people ages 10+ are to try our in-house Harry Potter Escape Room. Eight participants will have half an hour to solve a few different puzzles in order to…

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

Saturday, December 29th 2018

12:00pm
Break Week: Harry Potter Escape Room (Registration Required)

FADL invites people ages 10+ are to try our in-house Harry Potter Escape Room. Eight participants will have half an hour to solve a few different puzzles in order to…

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

Sunday, December 30th 2018

12:00pm
Break Week: Harry Potter Escape Room (Registration Required)

FADL invites people ages 10+ are to try our in-house Harry Potter Escape Room. Eight participants will have half an hour to solve a few different puzzles in order to…

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

Wednesday, January 2nd 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
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 "Yo! Yes?" by Chris Raschka

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

Thursday, January 3rd 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

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

Friday, January 4th 2019

3:30pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

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

Monday, January 7th 2019

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

Tuesday, January 8th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

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
Event Series

Wednesday, January 9th 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
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. This month's book is "Rosetown" by Cynthia Rylant

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
7:00pm
Science Fiction Book Club

Reading: "Intuitionist" by Colson Whitehead

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

Thursday, January 10th 2019

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Birth Babes Pregnancy and Moms Meetup

Info TBA.

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

Friday, January 11th 2019

3:30pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

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

Saturday, January 12th 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

Sunday, January 13th 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