Oakland County, MI

Oakland is the second most populous county in Michigan and is located northwest of Detroit. According to the 2010 census, Oakland County has a population of 1,202,362. The county consists of 62 cities, townships, and villages. The county’s five townships are Farmington, Bloomfield, Troy, Oakland, and Pontiac. Oakland County was originally known as “Old Northwest” when the U.S. bought it from France in 1803. It was officially organized as a county in 1819. Some fun things to do include: Stony Creek Metropark, Detroit Axe, and Detroit Kid City. A popular event is the Michigan Renaissance Festival, which takes place in late summer until early fall.

Saturday, March 28th 2020

6:30pm
Middle School Murder Mystery Night

A body has been found, and it is clear that something fishy is going on. Students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to bring their sleuthing skills and get down to…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room

Sunday, March 29th 2020

9:00am
Children's Hospital Bear Collection

During the month of March, we will be collecting teddy bears which will then be donated through Ascension Providence Park to children who are in St. Johns Children's Hosptial…

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
41415 W Nine Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Event Series
1:00pm
Let Them Eat Cake

Break out the sugar! Let Them Eat Cake, a Pro-Am Baking Competition, is a celebration of all things sweet, featuring small-batch, artisanal foods.

Main Street Clawson
96 W. 14 Mile Road, Clawson, MI 48017
1:00pm
POSTPONED- Adult Battle of the Books

**This event and all other library events in March have been canceled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Stay tuned as this event will be rescheduled for a later…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
2:00pm
Canceled - Thornapple Woodlands Maple Syrup Seminar

In this maple syrup seminar, you will learn the legend of how people first ""discovered"" maple syrup and how sap has been collected, stored, and boiled down to produce syrup…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B

Monday, March 30th 2020

9:00am
Children's Hospital Bear Collection

During the month of March, we will be collecting teddy bears which will then be donated through Ascension Providence Park to children who are in St. Johns Children's Hosptial…

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
41415 W Nine Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Event Series
10:00am
Canceled - Toddler Time

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
10:30am
Bouncing Babies Storytime

Stories, rhymes, bounces and songs for the littlest ones (ages 0-18 months) and their caregivers. No registration required. Older and younger siblings welcome.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
11:00am
Canceled - Preschool Pals

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
11:00am
Fun with Friends Open Play

Join us for toys, music, and friends! Play helps children grow physically, cognitively, and socially by engaging and interacting with the world. We provide the space and toys so children…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
1:00pm
Tech Help

Receive one-on-one assistance, including but not limited to: Using your library card to access your account and the Library catalog online Exploring the free digital resources and materials provided by our library…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
1:00pm
Canceled - Geri-Fit Exercise Program for Seniors

Mondays and Wednesdays @1 pm, March 9-April 15 This exercise and strength training program was designed exclusively for older adults by� Geri-Fit, and helps rebuild strength that's been lost…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B
2:00pm
Tech Help

Receive one-on-one assistance, including but not limited to: Using your library card to access your account and the Library catalog online Exploring the free digital resources and materials provided by our library…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
4:00pm
CANCELED - Manic Makers Mondays

This program will be canceled to keep everyone safe. Some programs will be rescheduled so keep an eye on our website and social media. Come and enjoy Manic Maker fun. This is…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
4:30pm
CANCELED - Spell Bowl 2020

This program will be canceled to keep everyone safe. Some programs will be rescheduled so keep an eye on our website and social media. Join the fun and participate in the 13th…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
6:30pm
Canceled - Makerspace - Indoor Herb Gardens

Get a head start on growing season by making your own indoor herb garden.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B
6:30pm
123 Book Group - CANCELLED

For children in grades 1, 2, and 3 who LOVE to read and like to share stories, crafts, and fun. After registering, visit the youth desk to pick up…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
6:30pm
CANCELLED - Friends of Baldwin Public Library Annual Meeting

Join the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library for their annual membership meeting, which will immediately be followed by The Contenders of JEOPARDY!

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
7:00pm
CANCELLED - The Contenders of JEOPARDY!

A panel of Detroit-area JEOPARDY! contenders will recount their experiences of being on this legendary trivia show.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary/Donor Room Combined
7:00pm
Family Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes for families with children with various ages. Fun for the whole family! No registration required.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Trivia & Brews: Gilmore Girls

Show off your Stars Hollow knowledge at Gilmore Girls Trivia Night! Meet us for dinner at Eats Crafts with your team of up to 6 people to prove you’re a…

Troy Public Library
1950 E. Square Lake, Troy, MI 48085

Tuesday, March 31st 2020

All Day
Tap Takeover @ The Village Pub

Cheboygan Brewery Tap Takeover @ The Pub! $10 Flights & $5 Pints. There will be complimentary munchies & the event starts at 6 pm. Featuring... Las Cervezas Lager Blood Orange Honey #11 IPA Chocolate Covered…

Main Street Ortonville
411 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462
9:00am
Children's Hospital Bear Collection

During the month of March, we will be collecting teddy bears which will then be donated through Ascension Providence Park to children who are in St. Johns Children's Hosptial…

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
41415 W Nine Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Event Series
10:00am
CANCELED-English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
CANCELED - Census Assistance

This program will be canceled to keep everyone safe. Some programs will be rescheduled so keep an eye on our website and social media. Be counted in the 2020 Census. Volunteers will…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
10:00am
Canceled - Itsy Bitsy Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
10:15am
CANCELED - Preschool Storytime

This program will be canceled to keep everyone safe. Some programs will be rescheduled so keep an eye on our website and social media. Preschoolers will enjoy fun stories, learn finger plays…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
10:30am
Lapsit Storytime

Songs, rhymes and stories for 12-30 month olds and their caregivers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. Older and younger siblings…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
10:30am
On My Own Storytime ages 4-6 - CANCELLED

Prepare for a world of independent learning by going into the storytime room with the other children . Parents should stay nearby. Stories, songs, social skills, and more!

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
10:30am
CANCELED- Uprooted: Music and Movement

This event and all other in-library events in March have been canceled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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