The Library will be closed on Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25, Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1, 2013.
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Check out the Friends Second Saturday Super Sale coming up on December 8! These sales are offered each month from 9:30a.m. - 3:30p.m. The first hour is open to Friends members only. Not a Friends member? Memberships are very affordable and available on our website, at the door the day of the sale or pick up a membership form the next time you visit Bloomfield Township Public Library.
Joan C. Luksik
Is Your Child the Next Iron Chef?
It’s time for the second annual Iron Chef Bloomfield Program! Children 8-12 are invited to sign up to compete in this fun cooking competition. Contestants will be divided into teams of three and each team will be tasked with creating a dish using the secret ingredient. Dishes will be judged on taste, presentation and creativity.
Iron Chef Bloomfield II will take place on December 15 at 1p.m. Registration opens on November 26. Click here to register online or call (248) 642-5800. The Youth Department would like to sincerely thank the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this program.
Yummies for the tummy are here for young chefs and their families. Discover food fun and facts as we get ready for Thanksgiving and other holiday cooking. Here are some of our favorite foodie recommendations.
She changed the way all of us, kids and grown-ups, eat in America. Here’s the delicious, true story, from soup to nuts, of the one and only Julia Child. “Bon Appetit!” by Jessie Hartland.
Use the Wii remote as a universal utensil to chop, grind, slice and stir your way to culinary greatness…with the “Cooking Mama” series of interactive games. Available in Wii, NDS, 3DS.
Combine your child’s love of technology with a great children’s book to make reading fun! The Library has hundreds of children’s titles available for download to read on a computer, Kindle, Nook, iPad, and many other devices. Everything from picture books to chapter books is available so children of any age will be able to find a title to enjoy. All you need to get started is your Bloomfield Township Public Library card. Visit www.ebtpl.org to see what’s available!
Check This Out…American Girls
Felicity, from her home in Williamsburg, saw the impulse for independence begin to grow. Addy, was born into slavery and escaped with her family to freedom in Philadelphia. Pioneer Kirsten travelled with her family from Sweden to Minnesota. These are three of the American Girls, characters in a series of historical fiction that has been popular with generations of girls.
New characters highlighting various times and places throughout American history have been added over the years; we will welcome the newest American Girls, Caroline and Cecile, with book discussions in the new year. The celebrations begins with an American Girl Tea Party on December 27 for ages 7 and up. Registration opens November 26. Click here to see our calendar of events.
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Township Michigan 48302
Phone: (248)-642-5800 Website: www.btpl.org