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At Farmington Community Library

We GEEK the Latest Technology E-Books Made Easy by 3M Cloud Library

3M Cloud Library is an innovative way to download e-books directly from our catalog with a few simple steps, then access them across multiple devices. The 3M Cloud Library automatically syncs to all your devices that have the 3M App downloaded to them. (tablets, smartphones, computers, and e-readers)

Download Free Songs with Freegal!

Farmington Community Library now offers Freegal to our cardholders, who can hear sample clips, then download and keep up to three songs per week, choosing from millions available. To access the site visit https://farmlib. freegalmusic.com or go to www.farmlib. org / Books & More / Digital Library / Freegal Music.

New! Wi-Fi Printing for Laptops!

You can now print from your Windows or Macintosh laptop while you use our network. Connect to the Wi-Fi; then go to http://www.farmlib.org/wifiprinting for instructions. Black and white prints cost 10¢; color prints cost 50¢.

Libraries Are for Lifelong Learning (Programs for adults and teens) Pages 2-5

National Novel Writing Month

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Libraries Are for Early Literacy (Programs for children) Pages 4-7

(NaNoWriMo) is the world's largest writing event and nonprofit literary crusade. This annual internet-based creative writing project that takes place every November. NaNoWriMo challenges participants to write 50,000 words of a new novel between November 1 and 30. Despite its name, it accepts entries from around the world. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to get people writing, and to complete a first draft in 30 days. Stay tuned for more information about NaNoWriMo write-ins in the Library.

Read It! Replace It! Mini-Libraries

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Partnering with the Junior Optimists, Farmington Community Library filled small, wooden structures at six locations (Jon Grant Community Center, William Costick Activities Center, Farmington Family YMCA, Farmington Hills Ice Arena, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Youth Center and Heritage Park Nature Center) with books for children and teens, who are invited to pick a book, read it, and return or replace it with another in the same condition.

Denotes programs sponsored by the Farmington Friends of the Library.

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Adult Services For programs and classes requiring registration: register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Main Library at (248) 553-6880 or the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 216.

Star Wars Reads Day

Understanding the Medicare Prescription Drug Program (Medicare Part D)

All Ages

Learn about benefits available, along with discount and patient assistance programs. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. Registration Required. Main Library Auditorium: Thursday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m.

Protecting Yourself from Medicare Fraud

Find out how to detect errors, fraud and abuse and how to report any concerns. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. Registration Required. Main Library Auditorium: Thursday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.

We GEEK Our Neighbors

Get to know your neighbors while enjoying food, fun, and games at a Library tailgate party! We will provide the hot dogs; please bring your own blanket or chairs, a dish to pass and a beverage. Register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 216 or 220. Farmington Branch Parking Lot: Sunday, Sept. 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Great Gatsby Movie Showing

(PG-13, 143 min.) Dress in your best 1920s style to watch Baz Luhrmann’s film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan. Registration required. Main Library Auditorium: Monday, Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon celebration of literacy, Jedi, Sith, Wookiees, and more! Activities for all ages will include Star-Wars-inspired yoga, ongoing trivia, a droid creation station, other crafts, and a costume contest with prizes. Main Library Children’s Program Room: Saturday, Oct. 5, 1-4 p.m.

Star Wars Reads Day All Ages Birth to 100 +

Calling all Jedi! Join us for Star Wars trivia, origami, crafts and much more. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturday, October 5, 1-4 p.m.

Farmington Musicale

“The Many Faces of Music” features different genres and periods. Main Library Auditorium: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 1 p.m. “All Strings” showcases chamber music for string instruments. Main Library Auditorium: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1 p.m.

Big Band Memories with Bill Hart

Everyone’s Reading Program

Big Band trumpet player Bill Hart (who has performed with Tommy Dorsey, Dinah Shore, Vic Damone, etc.) shares his memories of 50+ years in this interactive, audience participation program. Registration required. Main Library Auditorium: Sunday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m.

September 16 – October 30, 2013

The Secrets of Happy Families

by Bruce Feiler Sponsored by metro Detroit public libraries, this program promotes community dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. This year’s selection is a creative compilation of ideas drawn from business, sports, technology, television and the military to help families function better.

Meet Author Bruce Feiler

The Hindu Temple, Canton Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. or Temple Beth El, Bloomfield Township Wednesday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. Tickets are required and available to Farmington Community Library cardholders. Details online and at either Adult Services Desk beginning Monday, Sept. 16.

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Savvy Shopper

Stretch your holiday budget with tips & tricks from notable shopping expert Melissa Buckles, The Bargain Shopper Mom! With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday around the corner, this workshop is the PERFECT event for online shoppers, in-store shoppers, and bargain seekers alike! Registration required. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m.

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Adult Services For programs and classes requiring registration: register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Main Library at (248) 553-6880 or the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 216.

Irish Band “Seacht”(pronounced shockt)

Celtic-style music, ranging from classic pieces to original folk songs, played on traditional instruments. Registration Required. Main Library Auditorium: Saturday, Nov. 30, 2 p.m.

Top Shelf Reads

Join us after work to discuss edgy and offbeat books!

Investment Series

Back by popular demand!

Paperbacks are available for pickup in advance at Page’s restaurant or at the Farmington Branch. For more information call (248) 553-0300, ext. 216.

You may attend one, several, or all of the programs. There will be an opportunity at the end of each session to ask questions. Registration Required. Main Library Auditorium: Thursdays, 7 p.m. Sept. 12: PLANNING FOR TOMORROW - TODAY Susan Poppert, certified long-term care insurance agent, and Norman ("Gene") E. Richards, elder law and estate-planning attorney Sept. 19: WILLS, TRUSTS AND PROBATE

AVOIDANCE

Edgar Pugh, Jr. and Diana Moak, estate-planning and probate attorneys Sept. 26: TAX-SMART STRATEGIES FOR

WITHDRAWALS FROM YOUR RETIREMENT PORTFOLIO

Ken Bloom, attorney and partner in Bloom Asset Management Oct. 3: UNDERSTANDING MUTUAL FUNDS Mario Lepore II, First Vice President, UBS Financial Services, and Chartered Retirement Planning Specialist Oct. 10: YOUR INVESTING FOUNDATION:

THE ‘3 Rs’

Mark B. Robinson, Certified Investment Management Analyst™ and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™ Oct. 17: COMMISSION-FREE INVESTMENT AND

CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS

Rick Bloom, attorney, Certified Public Accountant, and financial advisor

Sept. 9: Grand River and Joy by Susan Messer Oct. 14: Affinity by Sarah Waters Nov. 11: Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides Jan. 13: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury Page’s Food & Spirits, 23621 Farmington Rd.: Mondays, 7 p.m.

Popular Books

Sept. 12: Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler Sept. 26: The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar Oct. 10: River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard Oct. 24: The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan Nov. 14: The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown Dec. 12: Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Thursdays, 10 a.m.

Hooked on Books

Sept. 30: Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson Oct. 28: Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler Nov. 25: The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro Dec. 23: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman Main Library Conference Room A: Mondays, 7 p.m.

Costick Center Book Discussion

Sept. 5: The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey Oct. 3: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach Nov. 7: Crashing Through by Robert Kurson Dec. 5: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett William Costick Activities Center: Thursdays, 1 p.m.

Oct. 24: FUNDING YOUR PRESENT AND

FUTURE SELF

Mark B. Robinson, Certified Investment Management Analyst™ and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™

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ESL Conversation Group

Practice your spoken English in a comfortable, informal setting. Main Library Conference Room A: Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Fridays, 10 a.m. (No meeting on Nov. 29)


Adult Services For programs and classes requiring registration: register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Main Library at (248) 553-6880 or the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 216.

You may have items worth thousands of dollars in your home right now! Sell your DVDs, clothing, jewelry, electronics, crafts, toys, collectibles, and more. Dale Hietanen will show you how easy it is to reach millions of shoppers and earn extra cash. Registration Required. Main Library Conference Room A: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m.

Graphic Novels

Café

Senior Corner Offered in partnership with the William Costick Activities Center Senior Division continuously throughout the year, Getting Started on the Internet includes basics such as using search engines and e-mailing. William Costick Activities Center: Mondays, 1:15 p.m.

Corinne Stavish

This delightful, nationally recognized storyteller, and a faculty member at Lawrence Technological University, will be visiting the Main Library on Thursday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. to tell stories about families, near and far. No registration is required for this program; for further information, contact Julie Solomon at (248) 848-4311.

Protecting Your Privacy on the Internet

Some “best practices” and “things to look out for” while using your favorite social networks and surfing the Web in general. Registration Required. Main Library Auditorium: Thursday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

Hands-on Help

Schedule a 30-minute session with a volunteer instructor. Here is your chance to discuss a particular problem you might be having with word processing, the Internet or e-mail. Main Library: Call (248) 553-6880 to set up an appointment. Farmington Branch: Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 18; Oct. 2, 16; Nov. 6, 20; Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. Call (248) 553-0300 ext. 216 to set up an appointment. Instructor Michael Lewis conducts a discussion group on advanced computer topics. Main Library Conference Room B: Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.

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DVDs

Getting Started on the Internet

E-Bay Days

Beyond Point & Click

Reference Materials

CDs eBooks

Online Databases

Audiobooks

Used Book Sale

Magazines

Computers

Get inspired with Pinterest! We will show you how to create an account, manage your pinboards, and begin pinning things on your own. *You must have an email address to set up an account. Space is limited. Registration Required. Main Library Computer Lab: Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.

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Wi-fi

Pinterest

FIND MORE than Just Books at Your

Staff Picks

Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. are digital services drop-in times at the Main Library. Working one-on-one with a librarian, patrons can get assistance with Farmington Community Library services Overdrive, 3M Cloud Library, and Freegal Music service using your compatible mobile device, e-reader, or laptop. (Working knowledge of your device is required. Sign-up is not necessary, but there may be a wait as we are working one-on-one.)

Special Events

Digital Services Drop-In

Memories, Milestones, and Memoirs

Are you interested in writing down your reminiscences? Memories, Milestones, and Memoirs meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Main Library at 10:30 a.m. in Conference Room B. Registration required; (248) 848-4311.

Book Buddies

Many elderly or ill Library patrons cannot visit us, especially during the winter, but our volunteer Book Buddies bring books or other media to these individuals. If you are interested in becoming a Book Buddy, or if you need this service, please call Julie Solomon at (248) 848-4311.

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Teen Services

Children’s Services

Teen Programming is designed for those in 7th grade through 12th grade. For more information contact Merry Beth Tacy (Main Library) at (248) 553-6870, merry.tacy@farmlib.org or Kevin Yezbick (Farmington Branch) at (248) 553-6264, kevin.yezbick@farmlib.org.

For programs and classes requiring registration: register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Main Library at (248) 848-4315 or the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 220.

Teen Creative Writing Competition

Teens in the Farmington/Farmington Hills area are eligible to win prizes in different writing categories and e age divisions. Submissions for this v i t a e Cr ng contest will be accepted from Friday, Writi t! September 27, 2013 to Friday, s February 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. Conte For more information contact Merry Beth Tacy (Main Library) at (248) 553-6870 or Kevin Yezbick (Farmington Branch) at (248) 553-6264 or visit the Library’s Teen Web page at http://www.farmlibteens.org/ Sponsored by Ray Okonski and Suzanne Sloat.

Teen Advisory Board

These 7th- to 12th-graders promote Library use and reading to their peers, help in planning and implementing Library programs, and write reviews and content for the Teen Scene Blog. Hours served on the board go toward filling volunteer requirements at all area middle and high schools. If you would like to become a member contact Merry Beth Tacy, Merry.Tacy@farmlib.org or Kevin Yezbick, Kevin.Yezbick@farmlib.org or stop in the Library for an application form.

T H A N K

Thank You to Our 2013 Summer Reading Club Donors

Auntie Anne's Pretzels Bead Bohemia

BonaVenture Family Skating Center Buddy's Restaurant/Pizzeria

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Dagwood's Deli

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Kerby's Koney Island

M U C H

Papa John's Pizza

Edible Arrangements Farmington Friends of the Library Farmington Hills Special Services Department Kohl’s Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum Riverside Arena Sunflour Bakehaus Dr. Thomas Jusino Orthodontics Zap Zone

It’s Apple Time

Applications are also available online: http://www.farmlibteens.org/teenadvisoryboard.htm Main Library Auditorium: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 3:30 p.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m.

Teen Read Week:

“Seek the Unknown@Your Library” Iron Man 3 Movie Showing (PG-13, 130 min.) Tony Stark/Iron Man returns in this Adventure/Sci-Fi film! Registration Required. Main Library Auditorium: Monday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m.

Grades Kindergarten and Up

Welcome fall with apple fun! Explore the world of apples with stories, songs, crafts— all things apple. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m.

Musical Movement

for Walking One- and Two-Year-Olds with Adult

Youngsters build vocabulary, self-awareness, coordination, and self-confidence as they move to new and familiar songs and rhymes, led by staff from Early On, who can answer your child development questions, too! Main Library Auditorium: Saturdays, Sept. 21; Oct. 12; Nov. 16; 10:30 a.m.

Saturday Family Story Time • Ages 2-5 Stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and activities. Main Library Children’s Program Room: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28: Fall Fun Nov. 23: Thanksgiving

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Children’s Services For programs and classes requiring registration: register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Main Library at (248) 848-4315 or the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 220.

Musical Story Time • All Ages

This 45-minute, music-filled story time is fun for the whole family. Stories, finger plays, songs, rhymes and making beautiful music will be a part of this interactive program. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Thursdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 7 p.m.

For Infants to Age 5

Join us for story times to share the love of language and reading with your child through songs, rhymes, books, movement, and activities. Registration is not required and siblings are welcome. Call (248) 848-4315 for more information.

Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog • All Ages

Hear stories, make a craft and pose for pictures with a Clifford costume character. Main Library Auditorium: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.

Baby Time • Ages Birth to 16 mos.

Main Library Children’s Program Room: Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 7 p.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Thursdays, Sept. 5, 19; Oct. 3, 17; Nov. 7, 21, 10:30 a.m.

Little Me • Ages 16 mos. to 2 yrs.

Main Library Children’s Program Room: Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, 10:30 a.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Mondays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 10:30 a.m.

Terrific Twos • Age 2

Main Library Children’s Program Room: Thursdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 21, 10:30 a.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, 10:30 a.m.

Preschool Story Time • Ages 3 to 5 yrs.

Halloween Story Time

All Ages

Dress up in your costume and stop by for some Spooktacular Halloween stories and a craft. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.

Halloween Story Time Ages 2-5

Delight in stories, songs, rhymes and activities celebrating Halloween. Wear a costume if you like. No food or candy will be served. Main Library Auditorium: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

Main Library Children’s Program Room: Fridays, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 10:30 a.m. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:30 a.m.

Play Dates • Ages Birth to 5 yrs. We’ll set out the toys for you and your children to enjoy as you meet new friends. Main Library Children’s Program Room: Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec. 3, 10, 17, 10:30 a.m. Totally Toddlers Story Time Walkers to Age 3 with Adult

Miss out on our weekday story times? Come listen and play along during this Saturday program featuring books, rhymes, finger plays, music and movement. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturdays, Sept. 7; Oct. 5; Nov. 2, 11 a.m.

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Fine Art Studio Ages 5 and up

Listen to a reading of Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip Stead, talk about the book and paint your own pictures. Registration required; www.farmlib.org/events/ or call (248) 848-4315. Main Library Children’s Program Room: Monday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m.


Children’s Services For programs and classes requiring registration: register online at www.farmlib.org/events/ or call the Main Library at (248) 848-4315 or the Farmington Branch at (248) 553-0300 ext. 220.

Block Party • All Ages

Drop in to build with cardboard blocks, bristle blocks, Legos and more. Main Library Children’s Program Room: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1-4 p.m.

Scrapbooking Fun • Ages 10-12

Bring 6-8 of your favorite photos to use in creating a special moments treasure box. All other supplies will be provided. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m.

Crossroads Family Concert All Ages

Jazz-classical fusion, performed on marimba, guitar, drums, bass, and vibraphone. Main Library Auditorium: Friday, Dec. 27, 2 p.m.

Family Picnic Movie Night (Movie TBA)

Bring your blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy a family-friendly movie. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Monday, Dec. 30, 6:30 p.m.

Meet Wong Herbert Yee Ages 5 and Up

Learn about writing and illustration from the author/ illustrator of such favorites as Fireman Small, Mrs. Brown Went to Town, Big Black Bear, and the Mouse and Mole series. All attendees may enter a raffle for a free paperback book. Book sales and signing will follow the presentation. Preorder from Book Beat: (248) 968-1190. This program is sponsored in memory of John and Barbara Novatis, who actively supported reading and education. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. Main Library Auditorium: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2:30 p.m.

Life-Size Board Games

Do you geek board games? Join us for HUGE fun and play some larger-than-life games. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m.

Thanksgiving Is More Than Just Turkey • All Ages

Come explore the meaning of this special, very American holiday through stories, songs, finger plays and a craft. Do YOU love Thanksgiving? We do, too! This program is designed for families. Farmington Branch Meeting Room: Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.

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For Adults, Parents and Child Care Providers: Capable, Responsible, Loved: Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Julie Ogg from Oakland County Great Start will discuss the characteristics of selfesteem and provide ideas and activities to boost it in children from birth to age 5. For adults only. Registration required; www.farmlib.org/events/ Main Library Children’s Program Room: Thursday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m.

Television: What Children See and Learn Does Affect Them

Presented by Julie Ogg from Oakland County Great Start. For adults only. Registration required; www.farmlib.org/events/ Main Library Children’s Program Room: Thursday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

Please Note

Attendance at Farmington Community Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity for the Farmington Community Library. To ensure privacy, full names or personal identifying information will not be given out, without written approval from the photographed subject, parent, or legal guardian. If you do not want us to use a photo or video of you or your child, please tell the Library staff member coordinating the event before the program or event.

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32737 West 12 Mile Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48334

www.farmlib.org Find us on Facebook! Main Library: 32737 W. 12 Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48334 Farmington Branch: 23500 Liberty Street Farmington, MI 48335 HOURS: Monday-Thursday:................... 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday & Saturday:..................10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday:........................................1 p.m.-5 p.m. PHONE NUMBERS: Circulation: ........................... (248) 553-0300 Children’s Information: . .. (248) 848-4315 Adult Information: . ........... (248) 553-6880 Meeting Room Inquiries: .(248) 553-0320 CLOSINGS: Labor Day: Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2 Thanksgiving: Nov. 27 (closing at 6 p.m.), Nov. 28 Christmas: Dec. 24-25 New Year’s: Dec. 31-Jan.1 BOARD MEMBERS: Gerald Bosler.....................................Secretary Clark G. Doughty.............................President David Judge..........................................Trustee Bruce Lazar............................................Trustee Camilla Liebold.....................................Trustee James McLaughlin................ Vice President James (Mike) Moran...........................Trustee Pamela O’Malley.............................. Treasurer Tina Theeke........................... Library Director

Shop Our Amazon Link and Help the Friends of the Library

The holiday gift buying season is fast approaching. Did you know that the Library receives 6% of your purchase amount back whenever you shop through the Friends/Amazon link on our website. (www.farmlib.org)

Fiber Fans—Knit and Spin

Meet other knitters and spinners; share experiences; learn how to knit, crochet, or spin; and participate in projects. Main Library Conference Room B: Thursdays, Sept. 19; Oct. 17; Nov. 21; Dec. 19, 6 p.m.

Chapters Café welcomes you!

Service with a Smile! • Soups

• Coffee/Tea

• Lattes

• Fountain Drinks

• Snacks

• Smoothies

• Sandwiches • Specialty Coffee • Hot Dogs

• Muffins/Bagels

Inside the Main Library 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd.

(248) 553-6890

Quilting Bee

Volunteer Library Quilters Ruth Ann Carter, Sue Horner and Laura Meyer invite new and experienced quilters to join our monthly quilting bee! Bring projects to hand sew, show and discuss. You may also bring your sewing machine and extension cord. You’ll find a lively exchange of ideas and information about upcoming quilting events, classes, sales and fabric shops, along with a Show-and-Tell conducted by Library Quilter Joanne Bryngelson. Call (248) 848-4315 for more information. Main Library Auditorium: Mondays, Sept. 9; Oct. 7; Nov. 4; Dec. 2, 6 p.m.

Learn to Quilt

Learn basic quilting skills by making a 12” x 18” placemat. Templates, batting, and instructions provided. Bring 7 “fat quarters” (18” x 22” squares) of 100% cotton in complementary colors/ patterns; straight pins; a No. 2 pencil; 8-inch sharp fabric scissors; 100% cotton thread; assorted “betweens” needles; a thimble and a bag lunch. Beverages will be supplied. Space is limited to 20. Registration required; www.farmlib.org/events/. For more information call (248) 848-4315. Main Library Auditorium: Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

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