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Upcoming Programs & Events

Book on Tap (Ages 21+)

The 3rd Thursday of Every Month

Books on Tap isn't your typical book club. Join us as we read our way through the latest and greatest in Fantasy, Science Fiction, YA, and more – all while enjoying appetizers and drinks at bars or restaurants here in New Baltimore! 

Books are available for pick-up at MacDonald Public Library one month prior to the meeting date. Ages 21 and up are welcome. Our group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Our location changes each time we meet so that we can experience all that our beautiful community has to offer. An appetizer to share will be provided.

No registration is required.

Discussion Date: Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Reading Selection: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Genre: Historical Fiction
Location: Wooden Valve, 
36310 Main St, New Baltimore, MI 48047

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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 a.m. - 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: March 10, 2020
Reading Selection: A Place of Hiding by Elizabeth George
Genre: Mystery, Suspense

Discussion Date: April 14, 2020
Reading Selection: Tallgrass by andy Dallas
Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction

Discussion Date: May 12, 2020
Reading Selection: The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
Mystery, Suspense


Book Club - Nonfiction

Discussion Date: February 25, 2020
Reading Selection: Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Genre: Memoir, Biography

Discussion Date: March 24, 2020
Reading Selection: What the Eyes Don't See by Mona Hanna-Attisha
Genre: Biography

Discussion Date: April 28, 2020
Reading Selection: The Choice: Embrace the Possible by Edith Eva Eger
Genre: Autobiography, Personal Narrative

Discussion Date: May 26, 2020
Reading Selection: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
Genre: Memoir, Biography


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 third Thursday of every month.

Please note that there will be no program from November 2019 through January 2020. Please call to inquire about 2020 meeting dates.

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 third Thursday of every month.

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? 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 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! 



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