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26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States
(248) 796 - 4200 http://southfieldlibrary.org

June 2019

Urban Fiction Book Club – The Hate U Give

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Are you interested in reading and discussing the latest Urban Fiction books? If so, join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a different book. Light refreshments will be served. June's selection is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas After witnessing her friend’s death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter’s life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the…

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Southfield Library Board Meeting

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

In accordance with Act 267 of the Public Acts of 1976 of the State of Michigan, Section 5(2), the following notice is hereby posted. Regular meetings of the Southfield Public Library Board shall be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the third floor Southfield Room of the Southfield Public Library located at 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, Michigan unless otherwise noted.

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Starting a Business

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Starting a Business This workshop is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs at the beginning stages of starting a business. Assess your abilities to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential. Start-up costs, financing options and business planning will be discussed. Register at: https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/events.aspx. Tuesdays June 18th, July 16th & August 20th at 10:30 a.m. in the Southfield Room on the Third Floor

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Creecy Book Club — Killers of the Flower Moon (Rescheduled)

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Join us for a fun and lively discussion of a previously selected title, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. No registration is required. In 1920s Oklahoma, many members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation were dying untimely and suspicious deaths. The widespread crimes against the Osage and the inability to identify those responsible led to the establishment of what is now known as the FBI. This gripping title uncovers a…

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July 2019

Creecy Book Club Discussion — The Leisure Seeker

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

The Leisure Seeker by Michael Zadoorian Ella and John Robina, eightysomethings from a Detroit suburb, take off to Disneyland, via Route 66, in their RV against the will of their family and doctors. Ella has refused further treatment for cancer and John’s Alzheimer’s is four years advanced. Ella navigates and narrates their trip and their lives while John, who veers from sentience to senility and rage to tenderness, drives. Her narration is matter-of-fact, but laced with snarky one-liners about the…

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Southfield Library Board Meeting

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

In accordance with Act 267 of the Public Acts of 1976 of the State of Michigan, Section 5(2), the following notice is hereby posted. Regular meetings of the Southfield Public Library Board shall be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the third floor Southfield Room of the Southfield Public Library located at 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, Michigan unless otherwise noted.

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Creecy Book Club Discussion – The Leisure Seeker

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

The Leisure Seeker by Michael Zadoorian Ella and John Robina, eightysomethings from a Detroit suburb, take off to Disneyland, via Route 66, in their RV against the will of their family and doctors. Ella has refused further treatment for cancer and John’s Alzheimer’s is four years advanced. Ella navigates and narrates their trip and their lives while John, who veers from sentience to senility and rage to tenderness, drives. Her narration is matter-of-fact, but laced with snarky one-liners about the…

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Starting a Business

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Starting a Business This workshop is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs at the beginning stages of starting a business. Assess your abilities to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential. Start-up costs, financing options and business planning will be discussed. Register at: https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/events.aspx. Tuesdays -- June 18th, July 16th & August 20th at 10:30 a.m. in the Southfield Room on the Third Floor

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August 2019

Urban Fiction Book Club – Lawless

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Are you interested in reading and discussing the latest Urban Fiction books?  If so, join us on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a different book. Light refreshments will be served. August's selection is Lawless by K'wan When Keith is unexpectedly summoned back to New Orleans to attend the funeral of a relative killed under questionable circumstances, his girlfriend Bernie insists on being by his side. Their trip to the Big Easy will find the couple in the…

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Southfield Library Board Meeting

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

In accordance with Act 267 of the Public Acts of 1976 of the State of Michigan, Section 5(2), the following notice is hereby posted. Regular meetings of the Southfield Public Library Board shall be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the third floor Southfield Room of the Southfield Public Library located at 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, Michigan unless otherwise noted.

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Starting a Business

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Starting a Business This workshop is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs at the beginning stages of starting a business. Assess your abilities to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential. Start-up costs, financing options and business planning will be discussed. Register at: https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/events.aspx. Tuesdays June 18th, July 16th & August 20th at 10:30 a.m. in the Southfield Room on the Third Floor

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September 2019

Urban Fiction Book Club – Carl Weber’s Kingpins

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Carl Weber’s Kingpins: Detroit by Michel Moore Kalif is everything his adoptive family wanted him not to be: treacherous, conniving and cold-hearted. As much as he wishes to please them, he can’t deny who and what he is destined to be. While off his meds, Kalif discovers the circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of his birth parents. In a matter of seconds, he totally snaps, ignoring the possible consequences. Wednesday, September 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Southfield Room on…

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Review MI Redistricting Application

September 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Help review the application to serve on Michigan Citizens Redistricting Commission! In 2019, Michigan voters approved an amendment to the state's constitution that establishes a commission of citizens to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. Congress every 10 years. Join us to help in reviewing a draft of the application to serve on the commission. For more information about the commission and receive an email when the application goes live, visit: www.michiganredistricting.org Questions? Contact:…

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Southfield Library Board Meeting

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

In accordance with Act 267 of the Public Acts of 1976 of the State of Michigan, Section 5(2), the following notice is hereby posted. Regular meetings of the Southfield Public Library Board shall be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the third floor Southfield Room of the Southfield Public Library located at 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, Michigan unless otherwise noted.

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Mind Body & Spirit Book Club

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Mind, Body & Spirit Book Club Join us on the third Thursday of the month to discuss popular new and old books on the topics of creativity, spirituality, self-help and more! September's Pick: Creative Quest by Questlove Questlove shares his wisdom on inspiration and originality in a guide to living your best creative life. Thursday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Southfield Room on the third level  

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Friends of the Southfield Public Library Board Meeting

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

The Friends of the Southfield Public Library help to support the services and events of the Southfield Public Library.  To find out more about becoming a Friend, call (248) 796-4397. The Friends are a volunteer, non-profit organization of people like you who believe that a dynamic, exciting Library is crucial to the education, well being and success of our community and its residents. Join us!

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October 2019

Urban Fiction Book Club – Graveyard Love

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southfield Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076 United States

Are you interested in reading and discussing the latest Urban Fiction books? We invite you to come and join us for a lively and fun discussion from a latest Urban Fiction Book. We will meet the first Wednesday of each month. Light refreshments will be served. Update: Special Guest Author T.C. Little will be in attendance. We will be discussing her latest book and more!   October - Graveyard Love by T.C. Little Jakia thinks she can turn thug Spencer…

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