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Upcoming Programs & Events

All in-house library adult events cancelled until further notice. Some events like book clubs are meeting online with Zoom (see dates and login information below). Please monitor our website or visit us at for updates.

We appreciate your patience.


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: August 20, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Reading Selection: Reader's Choice
Genre: All genres welcome!
Online via zoom; click here for details on how to join

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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: Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.
Reading Selection: "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George
Genre: Romance, Contemporary Fiction
Location: The outdoor space adjacent the MPL parking lot 

Book Club - Nonfiction

Discussion Date: August 25th, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.
Reading Selection: The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers by Bridgett M. Davis
Genre: Biography, Autobiography
Location: The outdoor space adjacent the MPL parking lot 

For details on how to join Zoom meetings, please visit our Facebook and view the corresponding event. Events are updated regularly.


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.

Cancelled until further notice. After June 15th please contact Annette Goike at or 586-725-0273 x5 with questions or if you need help with research.


Sit 'n Knit Group

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

Cancelled until further notice.

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