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, February 17th 2019

All Day
Closed!

Closed!

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
12:00pm
Live Eastern Screech Owl Ambassador

Meet a live Eastern Screech Owl from Troy Stage Nature Center! Plus, learn about owl behavior, nesting and eating habits. We’ll give you all the information you need…

Goldner Walsh Garden & Home
559 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac, MI 48341
1:30pm
Basic Technology Help for Seniors

New to computers, smartphones, tablets, email, or Microsoft Office? Meet up with a group of patient, friendly teen volunteers who can show you the basics here at the library, on your device…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
Socrates Cafe

This group meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday at 2:00 PM for thoughtful conversation on a different topic each month.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Black History on the Silver Screen: Stir Crazy (1980) (Rated R)

For movie fans who came of age in the late 1970s, Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor were an unparalleled interracial buddy act. In this follow-up to “Silver Streak,” Skip (Wilder),…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute/Donor Room (Combined)
2:00pm
Phantom, Masks and Opera: Highlights of Loyd Weber's Phantom of the Opera

The Bellini Opera Theatre will perform exerpts from The Phantom of the Opera and will discuss Loyd Webber’s creation of the famous opera.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
4:00pm
Harold and Maude in HD

Hal Ashby at his FINEST Harold and Maude (1971) Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort and Vivian Pickles Sound Track by: Cat Stevens Comedy Drama and ROMANCE Rating: PG Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds…

Pontiac's Little Art Theatre
47 North Saginaw Street, Pontiac, MI 48342

Monday, February 18th 2019

All Day
Closed! Presidents' Day

Closed! Presidents' Day

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
10:00am
Babytime: Birth to 18 months

Story time for babies from birth to 18 months and a loving adult. The program is 20 minutes of structured story time and 10 minutes of play time. No registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
10:00am
Family Story Time

Drop-in for a story time filled with tales, rhymes, music and more…for the entire family. All ages are welcome and no registration required.

Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
Event Series
10:00am
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
Baby Time Storytime (infant through 17 months)

For infants through 17 months. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun! Register once for the whole 5 week session. Registration is required.

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240, Children's Program Room
Event Series
11:00am
Babytime: Birth to 18 months

Story time for babies from birth to 18 months and a loving adult. The program is 20 minutes of structured story time and 10 minutes of play time. No registration…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
11:00am
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
12:00pm
Metamora Quilters

Join the Metamora Quilters every 3rd and 4th Monday of the month from 12:00-3:00 pm.

Lapeer District Library
4018 Oak Street, Metamora, MI 48455
Event Series
12:30pm
Destination Imagination

External Event.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, MPR
1:00pm
Art Club

Ages 7-14. Have a project you’re working on? Want to meet and work with other young artists? Supplies will be out for creations. Come and join us on the followings Mondays from…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240, Children's Program 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
2:00pm
Cave Painting

REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. Prehistoric cave paintings are among the world’s first-known and least understood works of art. I welcome you to come learn about cave art and challenge you…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
2:00pm
Coding projects in Scratch

We will go through the Pong Game project from the beginning to the end. Some prior knowledge of Scratch is required (e.g., login and add sprites, etc.). You can bring…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Craft Room
2:00pm
The Sweetest Taste Test

Come join us for a blind taste test of some favorite sweets. Guess the flavors, and vote in different categories for these unusual treats.�

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
2:30pm
Midwinter Break Marvel Movies for Teens

All movies are rated PG-13. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be provided. Grades 6-12, no registration required. Monday: Black Panther Tuesday: Avengers Infinity War Wednesday: Thor Ragnarok Thursday: Guardians of the Galaxy Friday: Spider-Man Homecoming

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
Event Series
5:00pm
Teen Advisory Board

The Troy Public Library seeks young people aged 13-18 to join the Teen Advisory Board. Board members will have exclusive opportunity to plan events and programs, suggest improvements to the…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Intro to Microsoft Word

This class covers: - Entering Text - Word wrap - Formatting text – change fonts, bold, italics, color - Print preview - Printing - Saving documents

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
6:00pm
Books & Brews

A fun & festive environment to meet new friends and read great books. There will be giveaways, trivia contests, prizes and more! February Book: Woman In the Window by A.J.…

Troy Public Library
1835 E. Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48083
6:30pm
History Book Club

This book discussion group, focusing on books about history, meets on the 3rd Monday of the month in the 2nd-floor staff lounge. Book Club does not meet in December. Drop-ins…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
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
Event Series
6:30pm
Seed Starting

Starting seeds indoors is a necessity in Michigan where our growing season is limited. Growing your own plants from seed allows you to expand your selections beyond what is available…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
7:00pm
Know-It-All Trivia Smackdown!

Think you know more random trivia than your neighbors? Meet up with us at Main Street Billiards in the solarium area with your team of up to 6 people and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
215 South Main Street, Rochester, MI 48307, Main Street Billiards