The Library will be closed Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 for the Easter Weekend observance. The Library will reopen Monday, April 1 at 9:30a.m.
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Check out the Friends Second Saturday Super Sales coming up on March 9 and April 13! These sales are offered each month from 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. The first hour is open to members only. Not a Friends member? Memberships are very affordable and available on our website, at the door on the day of the sale or pick up a membership form at the Welcome Desk the next time you visit the Bloomfield Township Public Library.
Joan C. Luksik
Beginning February 1, 2013, patron accounts with $25 or more owed in overdue billed library materials or fines will be referred to Unique Management Services, an agency that specializes in retrieving materials and fines for libraries. A $15 nonrefundable fee will be assessed for each account referred to Unique Management Services. Any overdue account must be completely resolved and paid in full in order to resume borrowing privileges.
We understand how easy it is to overlook the due dates for items you have borrowed from the Library. We would be happy to send a series of email reminders - call the Library to sign up today. When you borrow an item, we also give you a receipt showing what has been borrowed and the due date. Keep this handy as your remainder of when items are due!
9th Annual Storytelling Festival
March 12 and March 13; 6:30p.m., both evenings
Talented forensic student storytellers from the Bloomfield Hills School District will weave their magical tales for children ages 6+, families and adults. There will be different student performers each night. The program is open to everyone. Audience registration begins February 4. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Bloomfield Hills School District.
Carnegie Hall Preview
Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians return to the Library on Friday, March 8 at 7:30p.m., with a special preview of their historic Charles Ives concerts at Carnegie Hall.
Free tickets are available on the Detroit Symphany Orchestra website at www.dso.org, or by calling (313) 576-5111. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Bloomfield Township Public Library.
HOME REPAIR AND EQUITY SCAMS: HOW TO AVOID THEM
This seminar will take place on Wednesday, March 20 at 2p.m. and is presented by the Michigan Attorney General’s Senior Brigade.
Our regular monthly programs offered include our Knitting Circle, Coffee & Conversation and Writers’ Rendezvous. For a complete program schedule and more information visit our website.
BABIES AND BOOKS
Bring your babies to our open house on Wednesday, March 20 from 10a.m. to Noon, to see the latest and greatest material available for our youngest patrons. We will have displays of the most recent board books, recommended nursery rhyme books, music CDs, iPad apps, magazines and picture books that are perfect for introducing your babies to the world around them. Demonstrations of bouncing rhymes, finger plays and songs will be interspersed throughout the morning.
JUST LIKE ME?Exploring culture, biology and the human experience
Join the University of Michigan, Museum of Natural History as they guide us through a three week series of family workshops. For ages 6-11 along with their grown-ups. Registration for the 3 week series begins February 11.
Fridays, March 8, 15 and 22 from 4:30-5:30p.m.
· What makes us different? What makes us the same?: exploring the biology behind our differences & similarities
· Everybody cooks: Exploring how geology & human migration influenced food
· Can you feel the beat?: Exploring what makes music the universal language
The Youth Services Department offers many fun drop-in programs every month such as Sensory Saturdays, PJ Theater and Scrabble Club. Don’t forget to register for the next cycle of story times – Movers & Shakers, Bouncing Babies, Almost On my Own, and Just Us Kids - starting on March 18, 2013.Click here for a complete program schedule and for more information.
The Library continues to offer a variety of hands-on computer classes, such as EBooks: Free from the Library and Introduction to Microsoft Scanning & Photo Editing.
Registration is required and classes are open to Bloomfield Township residents only. Review our complete schedule of computer classes and sign up today! Register here, by telephone at (248) 642-5800 or in person at the Library. Have your Bloomfield Township Public Library card ready to register. Basic computer skills are required except for the class Introduction to Computers.
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Township Michigan 48302
Phone: (248)-642-5800 Website: www.btpl.org