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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: November 18th Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Author Events

New York Times Bestselling author: David Baldacci. Baldacci will discuss and sign his latest book, "Long Road to Mercy".

David Baldacci on Sunday, November 18 at 1:30pm

Introduction to ComputersAdvanced

Today at 10:30am
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: November 19th Mon
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Intermediate skills for Windows PC’s and basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will be covered.

Introduction to Computers on Monday, November 19 at 10:30am

Introduction to ComputersBeginners

Today at 12:30pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: November 19th Mon
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Covers the basic parts of a computer, flash drives, saving documents/pictures, printing, mouse usage, keyboarding, an introduction to Microsoft Word, Internet browsing. No computer skills needed.

Introduction to Computers on Monday, November 19 at 12:30pm

Intergenerational Book Club

Today at 5pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: November 19th Mon
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

This adult/teen discussion group is open to anyone who enjoys reading a good book. Titles will be selected by the group at this monthly teen/adult club.

Intergenerational Book Club on Monday, November 19 at 5:00pm

E-Games

Today at 6pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: November 19th Mon
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Get your game on at the library! Play video games with friends and family!

E-Games on Monday, November 19 at 6:00pm

Basic Computer Skills

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: November 20th Tue
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Learn to check spelling and grammar, copy and paste, organize files, and browse the Internet. Introduction to Computers or teacher approval is required. Registration is required for this 4 week class.

Basic Computer Skills on Tuesday, November 20 at 10:30am

STEAM Saturdays

Tomorrow at 2pm
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: November 20th Tue
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Computers

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math – Join us for fun afternoon experiments.

STEAM Saturdays on Tuesday, November 20 at 2:00pm

Studio Sessions

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: November 20th Tue
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for one hour recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Tuesday, November 20 at 3:00pm

MSU Teen Cooking Classes

Tomorrow at 4pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: November 20th Tue
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Teen Cuisine is a hands-on cooking program that teaches students in grades 6-12 important life skills for eating smart, which will stay with them as they grow into adults.

MSU Teen Cooking Classes on Tuesday, November 20 at 4:00pm

Crochet with Nozibele

Tomorrow at 6pm
Elmwood Park

  • Location: Elmwood Park
  • Date: November 20th Tue
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Come and crochet with others who love the craft. Bring current projects or just your enthusiasm.

Crochet with Nozibele on Tuesday, November 20 at 6:00pm

Cook Book Club

Tomorrow at 6pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: November 20th Tue
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:45pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Do you like to cook and are you addicted to cookbooks?? If so then this club is for you. This is a new club, join us and together we will develop its direction.

Cook Book Club on Tuesday, November 20 at 6:00pm

Introduction to Microsoft Word

November 21st at 10:30am
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various

Introduction to Microsoft Word on Wednesday, November 21 at 10:30am

Introduction to ComputersAdvanced

November 21st at 10:30am
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Intermediate skills for Windows PC’s and basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will be covered.

Introduction to Computers on Wednesday, November 21 at 10:30am

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

November 21st at 10:30am
Conely

  • Location: Conely
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Students will learn basic functions of this program to create presentations, including adding graphics and multimedia. Students will also learn the various printing options for their presentations.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint on Wednesday, November 21 at 10:30am

Studio Sessions

November 21st at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for one hour recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Wednesday, November 21 at 3:00pm

Project Art

November 21st at 4pm
Knapp

  • Location: Knapp
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Sign up today for Project Art! Learn from a local artist how to tap into your creativity.

Project Art on Wednesday, November 21 at 4:00pm

Hustle with your Child

November 21st at 4pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Recreation

Dance instructor, Baraka Johnson will teach you and your child(ren) various hustle moves during this bi-weekly class.

Hustle with your Child on Wednesday, November 21 at 4:00pm

Introduction to PowerPoint

November 21st at 5:30pm
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Learn how to make a presentation with slides, design templates, apply animation transitions, and more!

Introduction to PowerPoint on Wednesday, November 21 at 5:30pm

Coloring for Adults

November 21st at 5:30pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Recreation

No longer just for kids. In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now. Coloring has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring about more mindfulness.

Coloring for Adults on Wednesday, November 21 at 5:30pm

Eat Healthy, Be Active

November 21st at 6pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Seniors
  • Event Category: Wellness

Become a healthier you by learning healthy food recipes and tips during this 6-week class. Registration required.

Eat Healthy, Be Active on Wednesday, November 21 at 6:00pm

Everything Google

November 21st at 6pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Class will cover the most popular products in Google. Students must have a working Google account

Everything Google on Wednesday, November 21 at 6:00pm

Motor City Tai Chi

November 21st at 6:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: November 21st Wed
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Wellness

Please join this class to learn about the benefits of Tai Chi! At the end of the class, you will experience improved concentration, increased self-confidence, improved heath & coordination.

Motor City Tai Chi on Wednesday, November 21 at 6:30pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

November 22nd at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: November 22nd Thu
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for 30-minute recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Thursday, November 22 at 3:00pm

Introduction to Computers

November 22nd at 4pm
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: November 22nd Thu
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Covers the basic parts of a computer, flash drives, saving documents/pictures, printing, mouse usage, keyboarding, an introduction to Microsoft Word, Internet browsing. No computer skills needed.

Introduction to Computers on Thursday, November 22 at 4:00pm

Sunday Family Fundays!

On October 7, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday service will resume at Main Library and the Redford and Wilder branches. All regular services are available as well as programming for all ages.

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