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ON DEMAND VIDEO: VIRTUAL READ-ALOUD WITH EMILY

Join us in celebrating spooky season with the scariest story we’ve read all year.

October’s read-aloud is a creepy classic: “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs.

William Wymark Jacobs (1863 – 1943) was an English short fiction author. Professionally, he served as a post office clerk for several decades before retiring young and focusing on his publishing career….

 
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ON DEMAND VIDEO: Virtual Read-Aloud with Emily

Harvest time is here! What better way to celebrate the coming of autumn than with a story about vegetables?

This month’s Virtual Read-Aloud is a lesser-known folktale called “The Turnip,” recorded by the Brothers Grimm.

Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Carl Grimm (1786–1859) were German academics and authors who collected fairy tales and folktales across Europe during the 19th Century….

 
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Join a Library Book Club

The Library has a number of book clubs that meet throughout the year.

Registration is open to new members and those planning to continue their participation in the club. For more information, contact the Adult Services department by email at AskAdult@btpl.org or by calling 248.642.5800 and asking for the Adult Services Desk. If you require additional accommodations, please contact us….

 
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Library by Mail

Can’t get to the Library?  Let us deliver to you.

The Bloomfield Township Public Library offers a Library By Mail Program for patrons of all ages, including children and elderly individuals. This is the perfect program for those who are immunocompromised, who have vulnerable household members or who are restricted to their homes. We will send requested Library materials to you in the mail,…

 
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Virtual Read-Alouds

Settle in—it’s story time! Enjoy a softly read short story, poem, or essay read aloud by an Adult Services librarian.

The Virtual Read-Aloud program is designed to celebrate classic stories and traditional storytelling. These short form “audiobooks” offer listeners the chance to enjoy a quick, accessible narrative that combines literature with ambient sounds and seasonally-relevant elements. Sit back,…

 

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