Upcoming Special Events

Creative Writing Workshop with Paula Coomer
Saturday, Oct. 19
2-4:30pm, Community Room
Come join us for an afternoon of generative writing activities designed to get your creative juices flowing.

Author Paula Coomer: a reading and discussion
Tuesday, Oct. 22
6-7pm, Community Room
Paula Coomer will present her eighth book and second short story collection. Somebody Should Have Scolded the Girl. She will talk about her family background in the mountains of Kentucky and what she learned about racial appropriation and racial micro-aggressions in the writing of the book.

Book Night
Thursday, October 24
7-8pm, Community Room
The Library’s evening book group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend and join the discussion. The evening’s discussion will center on the 2019 Everybody Reads book, The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Peter Fletcher, Classical Guitarist
Friday, October 25
7pm, D0wntown Library
Returning for his popular annual concert, Peter Fletcher is an American classical guitarist based in Detroit and New York City. He performs over 100 concerts a year, and his recordings on have been critically acclaimed.

Fake News Workshop: Evaluating Information
Tuesday, October 29
6pm, Community Room
Learn how to spot fake news in this digital literacy class.

Color Me Happy
Tuesday, Nov. 12
6:30-7:45pm, Creation Space
Adult coloring session in the Creation Space upstairs! We provide all the supplies, you bring yourself and a friend and relax while coloring.

Cricut Class: Tools of the Trade
Wednesday, November 13
6-7:45pm
Learn how to use the Cricut Maker. Registration required due to limited space and supplies.  Call 758-5454 to reserve your spot.  All supplies are provided.

Meet the 2019 Everybody Reads Author, Luis Alberto Urrea
Wednesday, November 13
12pm. Basalt Cellars, 906 Port Avenue, Clarkston
Join us for a conversation with the author of The House of Broken Angels.

Whiz Kids: Creative Science Fun
Thursday, November 14
3:30-4:15pm, Community Room
Hands-on science and creative fun for kindergarten through 6th graders.  Held the second Thursday of each month from 3:30-4:15pm.  Children younger than 2nd grade need to bring an adult or teen helper.

True Story: a nonfiction book club
Wednesday, November 20
10:30-11:30am, Conference Room
Join us for some serious – and not so serious – discussion of contemporary non-fiction.  We meet the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am in the Conference Room on the second floor.  This month’s selection is Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: the Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan.

Family Christmas Craft Workshop
Monday, December 2
6-8pm, Downtown Library
Join us for our annual free Family Christmas Craft Workshop.  Bring the entire family and make some Christmas memories!