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Dinosaur Puppet Take-and Make Craft Kits

If you didn’t get a chance to grab your pteranodon puppet craft kits, you can request yours via curbside pickup! Call Youth Services (248) 642-5800 or email us at askyouth@btpl.org to request your kit while supplies last….

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Science at Home Kits: Dino Eggs!

Explore some basic chemistry with this Dinovember “Science at Home” kit, which is now available via curbside pickup while supplies last! Kits are recommended for elementary aged children and are a bit fragile, so please handle with care. Please call Youth Services (248) 642-5800 or email us at askyouth@btpl.org to request….

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40 Wonderful Years with Marian the Librarian!


We are celebrating 40 wonderful years with Marian Rafal, Youth Services Department Head! …

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Thanksgiving on Hoopla!

There is no better place to find the perfect Thanksgiving recipe than hoopla! We have special collections to help with Fall Cooking Inspiration and Thanksgiving treats! These cookbooks are perfect for patrons looking for the right side to make for the big meal, or for those looking for a smaller-scale dinner option if they are opting for a smaller gathering this year….

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Access Newspapers From Home

Did you know you can access many of our newspapers from home, for free with your library card?  Watch this short instructional video to see how.

Newspaper Titles include:

  • Detroit Free Press (Full Text 1999-Present)
  • Detroit News (Full Text: May 23, 2006- November 18, 2011)
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Financial Times (Daily Digital Print Edition)
  • Los Angeles Times (Full Text: December 1996-Present)
  • New York Times (Full Text: 1980-Present)
  • Wall Street Journal (Full Text: 1984-Present)
  • Washington Post (Full Text: 1987-Present)

See our full digital newspaper collection….