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

April 2019

MARVEL- ous Superhero Night!

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

MARVEL-ous Superhero Night! Batman, Ant-Man and Thor Oh My!   Celebrate your favorite superheroes of the DC and Marvel Univereses with a night of comics and crafts at the Southfield Public Library. Monday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room

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Author Visit – Mitch Lutzke

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

The Michigan Notable Books Author Tour presents Mitch Lutzke to speak about his book, The Page Fence Giants: A History of Black Baseball’s Pioneering Champions. The Page Fence Giants, an all-star black baseball club in Adrian, Michigan, graced the diamonds in the 1890s. Formed through a partnership between black and white boosters, the team’s respectable four-year run was an early integration success story. This book tells the story of a long-ignored team whose Hall of Famer second baseman, Sol White,…

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Fairytale Theater Puppet Show and Picnic – PuppetArt Presents Kolobk

April 29 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Fairytale Theater Puppet Show and Picnic PuppetART will be presenting Kolobk Bring your dinner or snack to enjoy while watching the show! Monday, April 29th at 6:45 p.m. in the Meeting Room Part of Children's Book Week 2019!

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Children’s Book Week 2019

April 29 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Children’s Book Week 2019 Join us for a week-long celebration of Children’s Book Week! * Fairytale Theater Puppet Show and Picnic * PuppetART will be presenting Kolobk Bring your dinner or snack to enjoy while watching the show. Monday, April 29th at 6:45 p.m. in the Meeting Room * Sleep Under Family Storytime * Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the Youth Program Room * Puppet Workshop presented by PuppetART * Sunday, May 5th at 2:00 p.m. in the…

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May 2019

Holocaust Remembrance Day

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Holocaust Remembrance Day Join us as we observe the Holocaust Remembrance Day in conjunction with the Holocaust Memorial Center of Farmington Hills. Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room

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Stroke Risk with the DMC

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Stroke Risk with the DMC According to the American Stroke Association, someone in the United States has a stroke about once every 40 seconds. Join a Sinai-Grace neurology expert and learn the facts about strokes and the breakthrough treatments to reduce your risk. Every minute counts when stroke symptoms begin. You can ask questions related to your condition, insurance and other topics. Saturday, May 4th at 11:00 a.m. in the Meeting room

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Puppet Workshop Presented by PuppetArt

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn about making puppets from the artists at PuppetArt!   Sunday, May 5th at 2 p.m. in the Meeting Room   Part of our celebration of Children's Book Week 2019!

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Disney Trivia – 13 and Under!

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Disney Trivia! Earn your ears and make Mickey proud with your knowledge of all things Disney at a fun night of trivia! Teams consisting of members 13 years of age and younger are invited to the 5:00 pm game and teams of all ages are welcome to compete at the 7:00 pm game. Registration is not required but teams are limited to 5 people per team. For ages 13 and under - Monday, May 6th at 5:00 p.m. in the Meeting…

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Disney Trivia – All Ages!

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Disney Trivia! Earn your ears and make Mickey proud with your knowledge of all things Disney at a fun night of trivia! Teams consisting of members 13 years of age and younger are invited to the 5:00 pm game and teams of all ages are welcome to compete at the 7:00 pm game. Registration is not required but teams are limited to 5 people per team. For ages 13 and under - Monday, May 6th at 5:00 p.m. in the Meeting…

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Creecy Book Club – Homegoing

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Tuesday, May 14th at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting RoomMay Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi In 18th century Ghana, two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle,…

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P & R Senior Morning Movies

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

P & R Senior Morning Movies The Southfield Adult Recreation Center 50+ and the Southfield Public Library present: Morning Movies Free admission. Popcorn and water will be served -- call (248) 796-4650 for more information. Thursdays March 14th, April 11th & May 9th at 10:00 a.m. in the Meeting Room Scheduled Movies March 14th - Hollywood Shuffle, rated R April 11th - Won’t You Be My Neighbor, rated PG-13 May 9th - To Be Determined

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Creecy Book Club – Homegoing

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Tuesday, May 14th at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi In 18th century Ghana, two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle,…

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Jazz & Blues @ Your Library – Kerry Price

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Kerry Price One of our most beloved vocalists is not just another pretty voice. Kerry Price is a woman who has earned her way to the top. Her ability to conjure deep emotions in her audience is a gift; she can bring a tear to the eye with her rendition of Oh, Daddy and can also make us quickly dry those eyes and smile for her little girlish I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jellyroll. She performs annually at Zehnder’s Ragtime…

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What Happened to Idlewild

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

What Happened to Idlewild A look back at the importance of Idlewild in Lake County, Michigan in the 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s. Anyone who was important in the African American culture had either been to Idlewild, heard of Idlewild or was going to Idlewild. During the time of segregation, Idlewild was a place where African Americans could get rest and relaxation. Entertainers such as Joe Louis, Bill Cosby, Sammy Davis Jr., Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and The Four Tops played…

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Meet the Founder of Sister Pie: Book Talk and Signing

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Meet The Founder of Sister Pie: Book Talk and Signing Lisa Ludwinski, the owner and head baker of Sister Pie, will visit the Library to talk about her new cookbook, which was featured as one of the Best Fall Cookbooks by the New York Times and is a Michigan Notable Book. She delivers a friendly guide for all things related to fillings and crusts, both sweet and savory. The bakery, located on a quiet corner in Detroit’s West Village, has…

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June 2019

Beautifully Wrapped – An Exploration into the Global Art of Headwrapping!

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Fold, place, whip around, tuck, pull and pin! Headwraps are a beautiful way to accessorize, protect your hair and show a bit of style.  Participants learn to tie their own headwraps as well as the unique history of wrapping across the globe.  Bring a piece of cloth or use one of ours and by the end of our time together, you will be able to create a piece of art! Experience the colorful, spiritual and global practice of headwrapping, an…

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