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Star Wars Art Contest

Monday, September 30, 2019
Main Library - 12 Mile
Other
Head to the Main Library to view our Star Wars Art Contest submissions, then vote on your favorite. The winning submission will be featured on our social media accounts. In addition, the winner will receive a limited edition print of Boba Fett by Jim Swearingen, creator of the first licensed Star Wars toys.
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Baby Time - Infants to Walkers

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room

The first portion of our interactive story times features stories, finger plays, rhymes, songs, music and movement for the adult and child to share and experience together. The second portion is a social/play time which includes developmentally-appropriate toys and activities.

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Terrific Twos - 2-year-olds

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Children's Program Room
No registration required. 

Calling all 2-year-olds (with an adult)! Join us for a story time filled with fun stories, songs, and finger plays. Playtime and crafts will follow story time. Siblings are welcome. 

View additional dates on our web site: www.farmlib.org/events or stop by to pick up a printed calendar.

For more information call (248) 848-4315 or (248) 553-0321 ext. 220.

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Open Lab

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Computer Lab
Join us in the Main Library Computer Lab to receive assistance from one of our tech gurus. Whether it is help with your personal device, or with your favorite social media network, our experienced techs will be there to help you. 
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Fiber Fans: Knitters & Spinners

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fiber Fans
Main Library - 12 Mile
Conference Room B
Meet other knitters and spinners; share experiences; learn how to knit, crochet or spin; and participate in projects.
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Sensory STEAM - ASD Kids aged 5-7

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Children's Program Room
Registration required, begins 8/19/19: (248) 848-4315.
For kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 5-7.
Fun STEAM activities in a small-group setting offered by adult volunteers from the Warner LEGO Robotics team.
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C.A.R.E.S. Story Time - Babies - PreK

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Offsite

Join us at C.A.R.E.S. of Farmington Hills for an interactive story time and activities afterward. This story time is designed for babies through pre-kindergarten children.

This story time takes place at C.A.R.E.S. (Community. Action. Resources. Empowerment. Services.) of Farmington Hills:

27835 Shiawassee Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336

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ESL Conversation

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Let's talk graphic
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room
Come and practice your English in a relaxed setting.  No registration required, just drop in!
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Preschool Story Time - Ages 3-5

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Children's Program Room
No registration required.

Join us for fun stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and activities geared for kids 3-5 with an adult. Siblings welcome. 

Complete information is available on our web site: www.farmlib.org/events. For more information call (248) 848-4315 or (248) 553-0321 ext. 220.

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Minecraft Birthday Party

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Computer Lab

Registration required.

Ages 10-16

Minecraft turned 10 this year!  Come celebrate with pizza, pop, and free-for-all fun on the Library’s Minecraft server!

Please note: this is an after-hours lock-in; please arrive no later than 6:30. Parents, please plan on picking up tweens and teens at 8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Farmington Community Library


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Musical Movement - Walking 1- and 2-year-olds with an adult

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Auditorium
No registration required.

Youngsters build vocabulary, coordination and confidence while moving to songs and rhymes and playing with simple toys. Physical and Occupational Therapists from Oakland County Early On lead the fun and will answer questions after the program.  




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STREAM Along Saturdays - Grades K-5

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room
Hands on exploration and family fun are included in this special STREAM related program.  This program is for grades K-5.  
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Tech Tutors

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Computer Lab
Beginning to intermediate drop-in technology help for seniors. Learn new skills to help you get connected and become more tech confident.
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Space Experiments - Ages 6 and up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Children's Program Room
Registration required, begins 08/21/2019; farmlib.org/events or (248) 848-4315.  Please sign up each participant.

Have you ever wondered how eclipses work? Or how to keep safe from UV rays? Increase your knowledge with simple experiments from our NASA @ My Library kit.
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Teen Creative Writing Competition: Awards Ceremony

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Auditorium
This summer, teens submitted their writing to our annual Teen Creative Writing Contest. Our judges selected winners in both poetry and fiction writing for ages 11-14 and 15-19. Come cheer them on as they read their award-winning selections!

Prizes are generously supplied by Ray Okonski. For more information about our Teen Creative Writing Contest, visit www.farmlib.org/teen-scene/tcwc/
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Little Me - Walkers to 2-year-olds

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room

The first portion of our interactive story times features stories, finger plays, rhymes, songs, music and movement for the adult and child to share and experience together. The second portion is a social/play time which includes developmentally-appropriate toys and activities.

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Play Dates - Infants to 5-year-olds

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Children's Program Room
No registration required.

Enjoy our toys and learning materials as you and your child meet new friends.


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ESL One-on-One Conversation

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn English graphic
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Study Room
Registration required; Call 248-553-0321 (ex. 250) for an appointment

Spend one hour with an American English speaker - read together, ask questions, or just talk! Three sessions one hour each. 
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ESL Book Discussion

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
book cover
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room
We'll meet to discuss the suspense novel Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn.  You'll read about 50 pages each week on your own, and then we'll answer questions and discuss plot developments when we meet on Mondays.  On our last day, November 4th, we'll watch the movie.
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ESL Conversation Group

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Conference Room B
No registration required
Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, informal environment. English learners of all skill levels welcome! 


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Strange, Spooky, Wicked Michigan

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room
Registration requested

Explore the mysterious side of Michigan and learn about the state's haunted history, spooky legends and lore, forgotten true crime, strange places, bizarre creatures and more with researcher, author Amberrose Hammond.

Amberrose Hammond has researched legends, ghost stories, haunted places, old true crime and other topics in Michigan since 2000.  She owns and curates Michigan's Otherside, a website exploring all things strange and unusual in the Great Lakes State and is the author of Ghosts & Legends of Michigan's West Coast, Wicked Ottawa County, and Wicked Grand Rapids.  She is also a co-host of the podcast Ghostly Talk.

Sponsored by the Farmington Friends of the Library
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Preschool Story Time - Ages 3-5

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmington Branch - Liberty St.
Meeting Room

The first portion of our interactive story times features stories, finger plays, rhymes, songs, music and movement for the adult and child to share and experience together. The second portion is a social/play time which includes developmentally-appropriate toys and activities.

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ESL Conversation Group

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Conference Room A
No registration required

Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, informal environment. English learners of all skill levels welcome! 
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Ask a Lawyer: Free Legal Aid Clinic

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Oakland County Bar Foundation
Main Library - 12 Mile
Auditorium

Registration required; space is limited

Volunteer attorneys from the Oakland County Bar Association will provide basic legal information and brief advice and counsel in areas including: juvenile law, family law, probate law, criminal law, landlord/tenant, labor law, personal injury and elder law.

Attendees must check-in by 6:30pm on the day of the event to guarantee time with an attorney. Please note, time with a lawyer may be limited to 10 minutes per person. 

This program is made possible through a grant from the Oakland County Bar Foundation.

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Baby and Toddler Time - Infants to 18 months

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library - 12 Mile
Children's Program Room

No registration required.

Infants to walkers and their parents are invited to enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories. Children will then have an opportunity to play with others and age appropriate toys.

Find additional dates on our web site: www.farmlib.org/events or stop by to pick up a printed calendar. 

For more information call (248) 848-4315 or (248) 553-0321 ext. 220.


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