Movie Discussion Club meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Movie Discussion Club

Meets the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m..  Watch the selected movie at home before joining the discussion at the Library.  All movies are in the Library’s media collection or on Kanopy.  A virtual option is available upon request.

January’s selected movie is Being Human (1994). Robin Williams stars in five unique and intimate tales linked by a common theme: a man’s need to find his place in the world….

 
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Birmingham Eccentric Ceasing Print Publication

Regretfully, we must share the news that the final print edition of the Birmingham Eccentric is the December 4, 2022 edition of the newspaper. The Eccentric staff will continue to cover the northwest suburbs of metro Detroit, posting online at Hometown Life.

The Library will retain the last two months of print papers through February of 2023….

 
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ON DEMAND VIDEO: VIRTUAL READ-ALOUD WITH EMILY

Get comfortable, faithful listeners: this is our longest story yet.

November’s read-aloud is a strange and solemn tale coming to us from the East Coast: Herman Melville’s exemplary novella “Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street.”

Herman Melville (1819 – 1891) was an American author of novels, short stories, and poems; much of his work was written during the American Renaissance….

 
December - February Fiber Arts Club

Fiber Arts Club and Kits

Pick up one of these Library craft kits or bring your current project and then join the Fiber Arts Club for company while you craft.

Fiber Arts Club

Anyone who knits, crochets, embroiders, or creates with any type of fiber art is welcome to bring the project you’re currently working on and enjoy meeting with other fiber artists of all skill levels….

 
Art of the pie : a practical guide to homemade crusts, fillings, and life / Kate McDermott. A fruit pie sans one slice is featured.

Cook by the Book

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you may be looking for some new ideas and recipes for the big dinner. Stop by the Adult Services’ Good Books You Might Have Missed display to find some great cookbooks sure to spice up your holiday entertaining.  Below are a few recommendations from our librarians but the Library has hundreds of cookbooks in our collection. …

 

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