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Upcoming Programs & Events

PLEASE NOTE: THESE PROGRAMS ARE OPEN TO ADULTS AGES 18 AND UP
 


Do you want to meet interesting people? Believe that some books just need to be discussed? Want to read interesting books you might otherwise not read?

Join us on the following Tuesday mornings from 10:30 am - 12 p.m. because sometimes it's just fun to chat about a book. Copies of the book selections will be available for checkout at the library for several weeks prior to the discussion.

No registration is required for any of our book clubs. 
 
 
Book Club - Fiction

Discussion Date: September 11, 2018
Reading Selection: Skeleton Man by Tony Hillerman
Genre: Mystery, Detective Fiction
 
Discussion Date: October 9, 2018
Reading Selection: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Genre: Historical Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Biographical Fiction

Discussion Date: November 13, 2018
Reading Selection: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Genre: Psychological Fiction, Domestic Fiction

 

Book Club - Nonfiction

Discussion Date: September 25, 2018
Reading Selection: Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo
Genre: Autobiography, Education

Discussion Date: October 23, 2018
Reading Selection: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: a Memoir of Going Home
by Rhoda Janzen

Genre: Poets - Biography, Mennonites

Discussion Date: November 27, 2018
Reading Selection: Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family & Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
Genre: Working Class Whites - Social Conditions, Appalachian Region


Delicious Reads Cookbook Club

Discussion Date: September 11, 2018
Theme: Favorite Desserts

Discussion Date: October 16, 2018
Theme: Favorite Fall Dishes

 

Genealogy 101

 
Why join Genealogy 101? To find answers to the basic question of where do I come from, to validate family stories, historical events, trace land ownership,  preserves your family’s culture, prove lineage,  help one to understand their namesake through family letters and diaries.

Meets from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. on the following Thursdays:

Aug 16th, Sept 20th, Oct 18th, Nov 15th, Dec 20th

No registration required.

 

Memoir Writing Class
with Cecilia Bouchard


 
Everybody has a unique story to tell. By creating a written narrative you offer a rich legacy for future generations. 

Meets from 1 - 3 p.m. on the following Thursdays:


Aug 16th, Sept 20th, Oct 18th, Nov 15th, Dec 20th

No registration required.
 

Sit 'n Knit Group
 

Bring a project to work on and join a group of crochet and knitting enthusiasts!

Meets every Monday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

No registration required.


Resources for Professional Development
Searching for employment? Need help polishing your resume or updating your cover letter?
 
Tutor.com offers job seekers live, one-on-one help from professional career tutors online.   Any community member with a library card can access the service from the library or right from home from any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet. Live, online career tutoring and resume writing service is available and is completely free for library card holders in our community.

Job seekers work with professional tutors in a supportive and encouraging environment for help with job searching, resume writing, interview preparation and much more. The Tutor.com Career Center also includes 24/7 access to resources such as resume templates, cover letter samples, and online job search tools – even local open job listings. 

 
Visit the Career Center today! 
 


Volunteering:

Are you looking for opportunities to give back to the community? Volunteer Opportunities are available with the following local community organizations:

New Baltimore Farmer's Market 
Forgotten Harvest
Henry Ford Macomb Volunteer
Humane Society of Macomb
Macomb County Volunteer Opportunities
The Parade Company (Metro Detroit Events)
The Red Cross
The Salvation Army  
The United Way

Volunteer Match