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, August 20th 2018

6:30pm
Anime Club: Movie Night

We'll be watching one of our favorite anime movies!

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

Tuesday, August 21st 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: Skyscraper Challenge

More info TBA. Space is limited, so please register by calling 248-546-2504 or stopping by the library.

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

Wednesday, August 22nd 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
Rat's All Folks! With Ferndale Rat Patrol

Learn about rat prevention and elimination tactics and how to build the ultimate rat trap.

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

Thursday, August 23rd 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, August 24th 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
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, August 25th 2018

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 27th 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
Event Series
6:30pm
High School Book Club

Join us for a book discussion and activities for teens in grade 9-12. Pizza provided. August's book is "Eleanor and Park" by Rainbow Rowell.

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

Tuesday, August 28th 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
7:00pm
Friend's Book Club

Reading: "No One Can Pronounce My Name" by Rakesh Satyal

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

Wednesday, August 29th 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, August 30th 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
6:00pm
Artist Reception: Mara Magyarosi-Laytner

Mara Magyarosi-Laytner is a Detroit based artist, photographer, and alternative process enthusiast. Her work typically pairs double exposure photography with inkjet transfer processes to explore the impact anxiety disorders have…

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

Tuesday, September 4th 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
3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Popcorn and a Movie

Movie: Black Panther (PG-13)

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

Wednesday, September 5th 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
4:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Sushi 101 with Doctor Sushi

More information TBA

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
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 "Listen to Our World" by Bill Martin Jr.

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

Thursday, September 6th 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
3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Bullet Journaling 101

Learn how to bullet journal! Snacks provided.

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

Friday, September 7th 2018

3:00pm
Teen Welcome Week: Pizza and Video Games

PS4 and pizza.

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

Saturday, September 8th 2018

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
Event Series

Monday, September 10th 2018

6:30pm
Anime Club

Our monthly anime club. Watch/discuss anime and eat Japanese snacks!

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Hula Hoop Weaving

Ages 8-12. T-shirts provided to weave hula hoops.

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

Tuesday, September 11th 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
7:00pm
Think Before You Dial: A Conversation on #Livingwhileblack

Presented by the Ferndale Inclusion Network. Come share and learn strategies to avoid racial profiling.

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

Wednesday, September 12th 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