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, August 21st 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
4:30pm
Vamos a Leer: A Bilingual Storytime (Ages 18-36 months)

Stories and rhymes in English/Spanish

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Seed Saving Workshop

Autumn will be here before you know it, and that means it’s time to start “saving seeds.” Author, herbalist (and enthusiastic gardener) Ben Cohen is returning to the Ferndale Library…

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

Thursday, August 22nd 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
6:00pm
WDET Book Club

Stephen Henderson and the Detroit Today team invite you to read Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s ”What The Eyes Don’t See: The Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in American City.” The book…

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

Friday, August 23rd 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, August 24th 2019

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, August 26th 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, August 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
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, August 28th 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

Thursday, August 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

Friday, August 30th 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

Tuesday, September 3rd 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
3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Open Mic- Writing and Jam Session

An event for teens to share poetry, music, etc via open mic.

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

Wednesday, September 4th 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
3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Moving Showing

An event for teens only. Watching: "Captain Marvel."

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
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 "Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea" by Ben Clanton.

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

Thursday, September 5th 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
3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Hotsauce Tasting

An event for teens to sample a variety of hotsauces.

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

Friday, September 6th 2019

3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Free Time Friday

An event for teens to play video games and eat snacks after school in our community room.

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

Sunday, September 8th 2019

11:00am
Yoga in the Courtyard- Presented by Motor Om

Motor Om are BACK...and taking advantage of the last warm month of summertime with a free outdoor #yoga class! All are welcome: first-timers (along with all skill-levels) can take part…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Courtyard or Community Room
2:30pm
Second Sunday Meditation

Registration is required. Contact: Irene Ryke (248) 765-6529 or ireneryke@gmail.com IAM 20 - Integrated Amrita Meditation TechniqueⓇ, created by Amma, promotes peace and healing, greatly reduces stress and can be done by…

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

Tuesday, September 10th 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
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

Wednesday, September 11th 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