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Eastworks Detroit: Handcrafted, Repurposed Art

Join us Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 pm for a presentation by creator and designer Joe Mazzola of Eastworks Detroit. Inspired by American mid-century design and manufacturing, Eastworks Detroit collects re-purposes, and re-invents iconic American items into beautiful functional and non-functional art objects. Joe will explain how he develops these unique works of art. See eastworksdetroit.com for more information. 

May 22, 2018
Katie
Between Earth and Sky by Amanda Skenandore
This Week's New Arrivals

Ready to read something great? Check out this week's new arrivals!

May 17, 2018
Alexis
Petting Zoo: Farm Animals at the Library!

The farm is coming to the library this Saturday, May 19 from 11 am - 12 pm. The whole family will enjoy coming to see a pony, donkey, goats, sheep, alpaca, bunnies, ducks, and a baby cow. When you’re done, browse our collection of books to learn more about them. This program will be outside, so dress for the weather.  

May 15, 2018
Katie
Plant Swap!

Join us Saturday, May 19 from 10 am - 12 pm for the library's spring Plant Swap. Bring a plant, take a plant! The swap is a fun and frugal way for beginners and experts alike to add diversity and interest to their garden. If you have an overabundance of a particular plant, dig up part of the plant, separate it, label it (if you know what it is), put it in a pot or plastic bag, and bring it to the swap to trade. Drop off begins at 9:30am, and the exchange begins at 10am. 

May 15, 2018
Katie
Volunteer at your library
Seeking Teen Volunteers for the Summer!

Will you be entering 9th grade or above in the fall? Do you like kids and reading? The Youth Services Department is currently seeking teen volunteers to help for our Summer Reading Program, "Libraries ROCK!"  Interested volunteers are asked to commit to two or more hours per week doing a variety of tasks.This is a great opportunity to earn service hours for your school or community organization while you have free time during the summer!

Applications are available in the library or online. Volunteer training dates are May 31, June 4 & 6. Please read the application for more information, choose a date to attend a training session, and return your completed application to the Youth Services Desk before that date.

May 14, 2018
Katie
Mother's Day Closing

The library will be closed on Sunday, May 13 in honor of Mother's Day. We will reopen Monday, May 14 at 9:00 am. We wish all moms a wonderful day and our thoughts go out to those whose mothers are no longer with them. 

May 11, 2018
Katie

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