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Everyone’s Reading 2017–Once in a Great City

April 10 through May 23 Join us for our 16th annual Metro Detroit community reading program.  Set in the fall of 1962 through the spring of 1964, Once is a Great City by David Maraniss tells the story of some of Detroit’s most influential people at a pivotal time in the history of the city.   […]


Bottomless Bubbles: Saturday, March 11 @2:00 p.m.

Come join us in celebrating National Bubble Week!  We will have many different activities featuring these sudsy family favorites as we blow, paint, and play with bubbles!  Children under 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.


Workshop: Study Skills at Home and School for the Distracted Student – Monday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m.

This workshop will be presented by Pete Pullen, Head of School at Eton Academy.   Learn about the causes of ADHD and attention challenges and how to support your student at home to improve his/her focus and productivity.  Strategies to improve organization, focus, and communications with your student’s school and teacher will also be discussed.  […]


Don’t Miss these HITS

There are many new HITS to check out this month!  Don’t miss out on these great reads. Transit – Rachel Cusk – Moving to London with her two young sons in the wake of a family collapse, a writer endures personal, moral, artistic and practical transitions while confronting difficult questions about her vulnerability and power. […]


Oscar Movie Weekend at BTPL

We will be showing two Oscar Nominated films over the weekend.   Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m.–MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Rated R Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Affleck), Best Supporting Actor (Hedges), Best Supporting Actress (Williams), Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay   Saturday, March 4 at 2 p.m.–ZOOTOPIA, Rated PG Nominated for […]