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

February 2019

Winter Break – Pop Up Teen Movie

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Join us in the Meeting Room for a Pop Up Movie! The film shown may be rated PG-13. Tuesday, February 19th from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room.

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Jazz & Blues – Easy Street Jazz Band

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
$5.00

The Easy Street Jazz Band is a 45 year old Ann Arbor Dixieland institution led by pianist James Dapogny and features the traditional Jazz talents of Paul Keller, Pete Siers, Rod McDonald, Chris Tabascinski, Terry Kimura and Matt Collar. This is Dixieland Jazz music at its best. You can expect the band to draw on the work of their musical heroes, Jelly Roll Morton, Scott Joplin, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington as well as composers of great American popular songs such…

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P & R Senior Morning Movies

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

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. January 10 – The Blind Side – rated PG-13 February 7 – Loving – rated PG-13 February 14 – Moonstruck – rated PG February 21 – Malcolm X – rated PG-13 March 14 – Hollywood Shuffle – rated R

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LBP and Injury Prevention with DMC Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Eighty percent of the population will experience some type of back pain during their lifetime. Many back problems can be prevented or lessened through simple changes in your environment, behavior and with appropriate exercises. DMC Rehab Institute of Beverly Hills will present an informational lecture about the human spine and how to manage and prevent back pain. Please register by calling 248-796-4380 or emailing adultref@southfieldlibrary.org. Thursdays:  January 24th & February 21st from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room.

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African American Read-In

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

In celebration of Black History Month, the Southfield Public Library is inviting the public of all ages to take part in African American Read-In to explore books by African American authors. The African American Read-In was started in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English. The event spotlights the literary contributions made by African American writers and ensures that literacy is a major focus of Black History month. Participants are invited to come listen…

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Oscars Trivia Night

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Are you an Oscars expert? Test your red carpet knowledge at the Southfield Public Library’s Oscar Night Trivia. Come as a team or compete solo as the Librarians quiz participants on Hollywoods’ Biggest Night! Black tie attire, while always encouraged, is not required. Registration - yes, please call (248) 796-4380 or email adultref@southfieldlibrary.org Monday, February 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room.

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Author Stephen Mack Jones

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Stephen Mack Jones returns to talk about the second book in his August Snow series --  Lives Laid Away. When the body of an anonymous young Hispanic woman dressed as Queen Marie Antoinette is dredged from the Detroit River, the Detroit Police Department wants the case closed out fast. Turns out the woman’s story is one the authorities don’t want getting around — and she’s not the only young woman to have disappeared during an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)…

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Hair Sculpting

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Kristina “The Glam Tech” Beaty is an artist that uses hair as a medium for creating beautiful works of art. She creates beautiful masterpieces by sculpting and manipulating hair. Come witness her demonstrate this unique art form and explain the inspirations for her work. Join us for this special after hours event, for families of all ages.

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March 2019

Make Paper Flowers with Meaghan Keck

March 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Make Paper Flowers with Meaghan Keck from Birch Affair Make crepe paper succulents with Meaghan Keck of Birch Affair -- in this workshop, participants will learn to create two styles of paper succulents. Step-by-step instructions will be given and each participant will walk away with a completed vessel of paper succulents and dried natural elements. All supplies will be provided as well as templates and written instructions for future paper crafting. Registration is required. Call (248) 796-4380 or email adultref@southfieldlibrary.org…

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Get Your Game On! Board Game Night

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Get Your Game On! Board Game Night Join your friends and family for a board game night at the Southfield Public Library! Bring your favorite game or play one from the Library.  All ages are Welcome! Monday, March 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room

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Wicked Women of Detroit

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

Wicked Women of Detroit Author Tobin T. Buhk recounts the thrilling tales of Detroit’s most violent, clever and misunderstood female criminals. Queen of the Underworld Sophie Lyons faced off with detective Teresa Lewis in court three times and twice in the street. Mother Elinor L. Mason, High Priestess of the Flying Roller Colony, was no holy roller but a criminal chameleon who changed personas as easily as some people change clothes. These stories and more await in this deliciously entertaining…

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Cookie Basket Weaving with Kathy McMinn

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Cookie Basket Weaving with Kathy McMinn Make this easy basket on a started base. It has a D-handle and will have several colors available to weave. It is a great basket to fill with cookies or other treats to give away or to keep for yourself. Registration is required. Register by calling (248) 796-4380 or emailing adultref@southfieldlibrary.org. Class is limited to ten participants. Monday, March 11th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room

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Creecy Book Club – Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Tuesday, March 12th at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Wednesday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room   Trigiani’s latest domestic drama is the story of the Palazzinis, a boisterous Italian clan led by feuding brothers Dominic and Mike, set in post-WWII South Philadelphia. Nicky Castone, an orphaned Palazzini cousin, has lived with Dominic and his family since he was five years old.  Nicky drives a cab for his uncle Dom’s company by day and works as a…

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Creecy Book Club – Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Tuesday, March 12th at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Wednesday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room   Trigiani’s latest domestic drama is the story of the Palazzinis, a boisterous Italian clan led by feuding brothers Dominic and Mike, set in post-WWII South Philadelphia. Nicky Castone, an orphaned Palazzini cousin, has lived with Dominic and his family since he was five years old.  Nicky drives a cab for his uncle Dom’s company by day and works as a…

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P & R Senior Morning Movies

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

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. January 10 – The Blind Side – rated PG-13 February 7 – Loving – rated PG-13 February 14 – Moonstruck – rated PG February 21 – Malcolm X – rated PG-13 March 14 – Hollywood Shuffle – rated R

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P & R Senior Morning Movies

March 14 @ 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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Gardening Rx with the Gardening Guru

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Gardening Rx with the Gardening Guru Real gardening begins when problems crop up. Learn how to diagnose and treat plant problems, diseases and pests. Learn how to prevent problems with environmentally friendly practices. Bring your smart phones and tablets to find out where to turn online for gardening advice. Monday, March 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room

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Jazz & Blues @ Your Library – Jere Stormer & Friends Variety Show

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Jere Stormer & Friends Variety Show Jere Stormer presents Roots Alive: A Personal History of Making Music in Detroit and Neighboring Cities Jere’s decades long journey of genre-bending and blending has earned him a special place in this region’s creative music scene. He will perform solo and in the company of his musical friends: Taller Than They Appear, a quartet of highly original singers; DeSoto Drive, a bluesy roots rockin’ ensemble; and songwriters Markita Moore and Jerry Price.  Jere will…

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Making It!

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Are you Southfield’s craftiest person?  The Southfield Public Library is hosting a crafting competition and you could win a sweet prize!   Bring any crafting supplies you want to share, the Library will supply the rest. Each month participants will be given a different project and a winner will be named for each of three age groups; 12 and under, 13-18 and 19+. Participants do not have to attend each session to participate. Sundays: January 20th, February 17th & March 24th from…

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Oakland County Clerk / Register of Deeds Local Office Visit

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

When the Oakland County Clerk / Register of Deeds visits you can get copies of. . . Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates Property Documents (Mortgages, Deeds, Liens, Etc.) Oakland County Court Documents Get a Free Veterans ID Card Apply for a Marriage License Register or Renew a Business Name File to Become a Notary Public Obtain or File a Military Discharge Record Apply for / renew a Concealed Pistol License   Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown * www.oakgov.com/clerkrod…

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Crazy Cat People Party

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

Crazy Cat People Party! Have purr-lenty of your conversations been with your cat(s)? Do you take meow-ny photos of your cat(s)? Then purrhaps you are a Crazy Cat Person!   Submit a .jpeg or .gif photo of your kitty or kitties to adultref@southfieldlibrary.org for a community Powerpoint presentation of our favorite felines ahead of the purr-ty! Then, join us in purr-ticipating in various cat crafts, taste some delectable human treats our furr-iends would be jealous of, and more, as we celebrate…

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April 2019

Fairytale Fete Week – Fairytale Theater Puppet Show and Picnic

April 1 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Fairytale Fete Week Join us for a week-long celebration of Fairytales! All ages welcome! *  Fairytale Theater Puppet Show and Picnic: PuppetART will be presenting Sleeping Beauty Monday, April 1st from 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 pm in the Meeting Room *  Meet a Fairytale Princess Storytime Wednesday, April 3rd from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 pm in the Youth Program Room *  PuppetART will present a Puppet Workshop Saturday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Games and coloring pages will be available…

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Spell Bowl 2019

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Spell Bowl 2019 Join the fun and participate in the 12th Annual SPELL BOWL Each team consisting of 4 - 6 members, works together to come up with the correct spelling of a word and write it down in 30 seconds or less. Excitement builds as teams compete to become the spelling champs! Choose to learn the entire spelling list or divvy up the words and lighten the load. Reserve your team’s spot to receive a spelling list and informational…

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PuppetART Puppet Workshop

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Fairytale Fete Week Join us for a week-long celebration of Fairytales! All ages welcome! *  Fairytale Theater Puppet Show and Picnic. PuppetART will be presenting Sleeping Beauty Monday, April 1st from 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 pm in the Meeting Room *  Meet a Fairytale Princess Storytime Wednesday, April 3rd from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 pm in the Youth Program Room *  PuppetART will present a Puppet Workshop Saturday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room Games and coloring pages will be…

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P & R Senior Morning Movies

April 11 @ 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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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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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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May 2019

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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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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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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