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Jingle All The WayHoliday Show

December 16th at 2pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Recreation

Mary Ellen Clark will put you in the holiday spirit with magic, puppetry and song.

Jingle All The Way on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00pm

“Black Fire” Speakeasy Series

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Fall Author Series

Dennis W. Archer

December 16th at 2:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Author Events

A celebrated attorney, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, two-term Mayor of Detroit, President of the American Bar Association, will discuss his autobiography, "Let the Future Begin".

Dennis W. Archer on Sunday, December 16 at 2:30pm

Events for Children

ProjectArt Age 4-7

December 15th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm

Holiday Craft

December 15th at 2pm
Conely

  • Location: Conely
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Make a "2018" Snowman for tree, window, refrigerator or wherever. Enjoy Snowmen Sugar Cookies.

Holiday Craft on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm

Thanksgiving Craft

December 15th at 2pm
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Come on out and go all out, as you make a special ornament to adorn that special tree.

Thanksgiving Craft on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm

ProjectArt Age 8-14

December 16th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00pm

E-Games

December 17th at 6pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: December 17th 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, December 17 at 6:00pm

Preschool Storyhour

December 19th at 10:30am
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: December 19th Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
  • Event Category: Storytime

Join us for stories, fingerplay and songs. March 21, is an Easter themed storyhour. Walk-ins welcomed!!!

Preschool Storyhour on Wednesday, December 19 at 10:30am

Hustle with your Child

December 19th at 4pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: December 19th 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, December 19 at 4:00pm

ProjectArtSession C

December 19th at 4pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: December 19th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

FREE art classes for kids taught by real artists. Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration required!

ProjectArt on Wednesday, December 19 at 4:00pm

ProjectArtSession C

December 26th at 4pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: December 26th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

FREE art classes for kids taught by real artists. Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration required!

ProjectArt on Wednesday, December 26 at 4:00pm

Movie Matinee

December 27th at 3pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: December 27th Thu
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Children, Tweens & Teens enjoy a movie and popcorn.

Movie Matinee on Thursday, December 27 at 3:00pm

Movie Matinee

December 28th at 3pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: December 28th Fri
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Children, Tweens & Teens enjoy a movie and popcorn.

Movie Matinee on Friday, December 28 at 3:00pm

Wii Game Day

December 29th at 12pm
Bowen

  • Location: Bowen
  • Date: December 29th Sat
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Join us for an afternoon on the Wii! Wii game days will happen on the fourth Saturday of every month.

Wii Game Day on Saturday, December 29 at 12:00pm

Upcoming Events

Introduction to Social Media

Right Now
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: December 13th Thu
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Catch up with old friends, watch family members grow up, follow and participate with current events. Follow entertainers, and athletes from around the world. Learn Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Introduction to Social Media on Thursday, December 13 at 5:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 14th Fri
  • 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 Friday, December 14 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

December 15th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 10:30am - 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 13-1

Studio Sessions on Saturday, December 15 at 10:30am

Adult Book Club

December 15th at 11am
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Join us as we discuss A Second Helping by Beverly Jenkins. The book club meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month from September through May in the Hubbard Auditorium.

Adult Book Club on Saturday, December 15 at 11:00am

Yoga Club?

December 15th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

We’re interested in starting a yoga club at HYPE. Interested? Check out these classes with instructor Andrew, and tell us what you think. Please be prompt! Limited mats available to borrow for class.

Yoga Club? on Saturday, December 15 at 1:00pm

ProjectArtSession A & B

December 15th at 1pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

FREE art classes for kids taught by real artists. Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration required!

ProjectArt on Saturday, December 15 at 1:00pm

Knit With Us

December 15th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join the Detroit Knitting & Crochet Club for knitting and conversation. Get your pattern questions answered. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies.

Knit With Us on Saturday, December 15 at 1:00pm

ProjectArt Age 4-7

December 15th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm

Thanksgiving Craft

December 15th at 2pm
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Come on out and go all out, as you make a special ornament to adorn that special tree.

Thanksgiving Craft on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm

Holiday Craft

December 15th at 2pm
Conely

  • Location: Conely
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Make a "2018" Snowman for tree, window, refrigerator or wherever. Enjoy Snowmen Sugar Cookies.

Holiday Craft on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm

Tween Book Club

December 15th at 3pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Tweens
  • Event Category: Block Clubs

Tweens will gather to have snacks and discuss: "The Lifters" by Dave Eggers

Tween Book Club on Saturday, December 15 at 3:00pm

Project ArtTeen Edition

December 15th at 3:30pm
Knapp

  • Location: Knapp
  • Date: December 15th Sat
  • Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Age Group: Tweens, Teens
  • 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 Saturday, December 15 at 3:30pm

Family Funday Films

December 16th at 1:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Movies: November 4th- Casablanca, November 18th- Ferdinand, and November 25th- Justice League

Family Funday Films on Sunday, December 16 at 1:30pm

Jingle All The WayHoliday Show

December 16th at 2pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Recreation

Mary Ellen Clark will put you in the holiday spirit with magic, puppetry and song.

Jingle All The Way on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00pm

ProjectArt Age 8-14

December 16th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00pm

Dennis W. Archer

December 16th at 2:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: December 16th Sun
  • Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Author Events

A celebrated attorney, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, two-term Mayor of Detroit, President of the American Bar Association, will discuss his autobiography, "Let the Future Begin".

Dennis W. Archer on Sunday, December 16 at 2:30pm

Introduction to ComputersAdvanced

December 17th at 10:30am
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: December 17th 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, December 17 at 10:30am

Knitting and Crocheting Club

December 17th at 4pm
Redford

  • Location: Redford
  • Date: December 17th Mon
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join our ever-growing group of yarn enthusiasts for a fun time sharing projects and sharing lives.

Knitting and Crocheting Club on Monday, December 17 at 4:00pm

Intergenerational Book Club

December 17th at 5pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: December 17th 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, December 17 at 5:00pm

E-Games

December 17th at 6pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: December 17th 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, December 17 at 6:00pm
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