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.

Sunday, July 12th 2020

11:00am
Market on the Green - Franklin Farmer's Market

Come enjoy the Market on lovely Franklin Village Green! For the safety of all: - Visitors to the Market must wear a mask Social distancing must be observed No pets allowed in…

Franklin Community Association
32455 Franklin Rd, Franklin, MI 48025
Event Series
1:00pm
Page to Screen

Discuss a book and a related film. July's film is "My Friend Dahmer," (R), based on the book of the same name by Derf Backderf. The film and ebook are available…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual

Monday, July 13th 2020

All Day
Virtual Pet Show

We love our pets and we know you do, too. Email your videos or pictures of your pets to youth.reference@baldwinlib.org and we will highlight them online. Let's see those fun…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
All Day
BPL Art Show

Celebrate creativity and community with our first ever digital art show. Email an image of your artwork, your first name, and age to youth.reference@baldwinlib.org. Various media, including paintings, drawings, photography,…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
All Day
Trivia Night!

It's time for trivia! Gather your family, friends, or just yourself and join us for five rounds of trivia. Participants can earn badges toward their summer reading progress. Good…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
All Day
Chapter a Night - The Ickabog

Hello Southfield Readers! As you may have heard, J.K. Rowling has made her latest children's story available free online, so let's celebrate and read it together! This group will post discussion…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
All Day
Sing & Sign

Best for children 18 months to 4 years old. Miss Donna will sing songs and teach you signs to go along with each song. Check back each Monday for a…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
All Day
Teen Crafts To Go

From July 6-31 you can pick up a craft kit with supplies you will need to make a shrinky dink keychain. Available while supplies last. Ask for one…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
9:00am
Week 4: Alien Invasion Camp for ages 6-13

For All Levels. Blast off into fun, while making out-of-this-world artwork, that will take inspiration from this world to the next. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM. Before…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:00am
Manga Madness Camp

Young artists in this camp share a common interest in Manga! Drawing these big-eyed characters with attitudes to match will be the main focus of this camp as we navigate…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
9:00am
Week 4: Alien Invasion Pre-K Camp for ages 4-6

For All Levels. Blast off into fun, while making out-of-this-world artwork that will take inspiration from this world to the next. Camp runs Monday through Friday, 9AM-noon. Before Care (7AM-9AM) is available…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
American Culture-CANCELLED

An informal group discussion open to all ELL students and newcomers. We will discuss and share our own experiences and observations regarding the customs and manners of the American Culture.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
Maker Challenges

Sharpen your engineering skills and complete our different building challenges once a week. Submit photos of your best build! Visit our Facebook page to see each weekly challenge (@RochesterHillsPL). https://www.facebook.com/rochesterhillspl/

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
10:30am
Virtual Baby Time Storytime

Join Mrs. Karen virtually for stories, songs, and fun! Watch Facebook Monday mornings at 10:30 for a link to the video.

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
10:30am
Paper Bag Princess

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch with us virtually! On Monday, July 13th, you will get an email with the link to the video with…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
1:00pm
Next Popular Reads - Nothing to See Here

Join Rebekah Craft, Associate Director of the Baldwin Public Library, to discuss "Nothing to See Here," by Kevin Wilson in an online discussion with Zoom. Rebekah leads book discussions of…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
2:00pm
Get Your Imagination Cooking

Have family time in the kitchen creating yummy quick and easy recipes with Food lover and librarian Shari! This is for families with children 5 years old and up No Registration required.…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
3:00pm
Children of Blood and Bone Book Discussion

Join a book discussion of Toni Adeyemi's critically acclaimed novel Children of Blood and Bone. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. But everything changed the…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
4:00pm
Using Libby

A librarian will show you how to access Libby to check out e-books and e-audiobooks. BPL card is required. Registration required. The Zoom invitation will be emailed to registered attendees the day…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
Event Series
4:30pm
Finance Committee Meeting

LIBRARY BOARD OF DIRECTORS FINANCE COMMITTEE BALDWIN PUBLIC LIBRARY, BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF VIRTUAL MEETING NOTICE DATE: June 19, 2020 MEETING DATE/TIME: July 13, 2020 4:30 p.m. MEETING PLACE: Virtual Meeting PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the regularly…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
5:00pm
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

Join Kate Fouchey for an open-knitting class at the Orion Art Center every Monday from 5-7 pm for only $5 per person. Bring your latest knitting project and work uninterrupted…

Orion Art Center
115 S. Anderson Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
7:00pm
Virtual Books on Tap

Grab your beverage of choice and meet up wherever you are to discuss “The Book of Delights” by Ross Gay (available on Hoopla). Registrants will receive a link to join…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Your couch
7:00pm
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

Join Kate Fouchey for an open-knitting class at the Orion Art Center every Monday from 7-9 pm for only $5 per person. Bring your latest knitting project and work uninterrupted…

Orion Art Center
115 S. Anderson Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
8:00pm
Library Board Meeting

The Rochester Hills Public Library's monthly Library Board meeting. This will be held through telecommunication and all patrons are welcome to attend by dialing into 248-781-3742.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
8:00pm
Planets in Motion

Bring your family to Virtually share July's Night Sky with some amateur astronomer's from the Oakland Astronomy Club. We will share some fun information and some beautiful…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307

Tuesday, July 14th 2020

All Day
Virtual Pet Show

We love our pets and we know you do, too. Email your videos or pictures of your pets to youth.reference@baldwinlib.org and we will highlight them online. Let's see those fun…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
All Day
BPL Art Show

Celebrate creativity and community with our first ever digital art show. Email an image of your artwork, your first name, and age to youth.reference@baldwinlib.org. Various media, including paintings, drawings, photography,…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
All Day
Nature Arts and Crafts

Go outside and enjoy nature! Complete the scavenger hunt to acquire your supplies, including rocks and sticks. Then use a few things found around the house to transform everything into…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual
All Day
Book Scavengers - DIY Home Edition

Hello Book Scavengers! Do you miss Ms. Susan's Library Scavenger Hunts? We do too! Fill out the form found under "More Information" and Ms. Susan will email you a…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
All Day
Trivia Night!

It's time for trivia! Gather your family, friends, or just yourself and join us for five rounds of trivia. Participants can earn badges toward their summer reading progress. Good…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series