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Regular Commission Meeting

Date Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location Main
Explorers Room

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Once Upon a Time… and moreToddler Time

Today at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 21st Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Toddlers
  • Event Category: Storytime

Toddler Time at the Library! Storytime is from 10:30 am-11:00 am. Play and snack time is from 11:00 am-Noon. Enter through small door near Cass circular drive that opens at 10:00 am. 18 months--2 yrs.

Once Upon a Time… and more on Wednesday, February 21 at 10:30am

Free 2017 Income Tax Preparation

Today at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 21st Wed
  • Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Community

Those with incomes up to $54,000 get free, full service tax help. Appointments only. Call 313-556-1920 to register and learn what documents to bring. More info: accountingaidsociety.org/taxpayers

Free 2017 Income Tax Preparation on Wednesday, February 21 at 2:00pm

791.4 HYPE Radio

Today at 4pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 21st Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Podcasting informational meeting 3:00-4:00 and is required to participate in scheduling recording time and podcasting practice. Recording practice 4:00-7:30 in 20-minute scheduled sessions.

791.4 HYPE Radio on Wednesday, February 21 at 4:00pm

74th Annual E. Azalia Hackley Collection Concert

Today at 6:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 21st Wed
  • Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Music

An evening with Anthony McGlaun with pianist Dr. Stanley Waldon, singing Negro Spirituals and works of African-American composers. Sponsored by the DPL Foundation. Reception at 6:30 p.m.

74th Annual E. Azalia Hackley Collection Concert on Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30pm

HYPE Teen Council – Podcast Meeting

Tomorrow at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

This will be our first 791.4 HYPE Radio recorded episode. Help plan HYPE programs, build your leadership skills and earn community service hours for school.

HYPE Teen Council – Podcast Meeting on Thursday, February 22 at 1:00pm

Yoga for Everyone TLC Center

Tomorrow at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

Learn how to practice Yoga. Chair Yoga, no mat, in chair and using chair as prop; you will not be down on the floor.

Yoga for Everyone on Thursday, February 22 at 2:00pm

Vision Boarding 101

Tomorrow at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

A conversation on the benefits of developing a vision board will take place from 2:00-3:00, then it’s time to create! A variety of magazines will be available. Let’s visualize achieving our goals!

Vision Boarding 101 on Thursday, February 22 at 2:00pm

Once Upon a Time… and morePreschool Storytime

February 23rd at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 23rd Fri
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Storytime

Preschoolers at the Library! Storytime is from 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Play and snack time is from 11:00 a.m.-Noon.

Once Upon a Time… and more on Friday, February 23 at 10:30am

Movie Marathon

February 23rd at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 23rd Fri
  • Time: 11:00am - 5:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

We get it, sometimes you just want to kick back and watch movies all day. Today’s the day for a movie marathon. Bring your friends, we’re bringing popcorn.

Movie Marathon on Friday, February 23 at 11:00am

Cover Letters, Resumes and Applications – OMG!

February 24th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Job Skills

Bring pertinent information to create the rough drafts of your cover letter/ resume such as: contact info, school addresses and a list of extracurricular activities. High school juniors/seniors.

Cover Letters, Resumes and Applications – OMG! on Saturday, February 24 at 11:00am

The Library Tour

February 24th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Saturday, February 24 at 11:00am

Detroit Knitting & Crochet Club

February 24th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

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

Detroit Knitting & Crochet Club on Saturday, February 24 at 1:00pm

Chill Out and Color!

February 24th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 5:45pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Adults have been taking all the fun. But they aren’t invited to this coloring extravaganza. Winter Break is almost over and it’s time to hang out with friends, eat snacks, chill out and just color!

Chill Out and Color! on Saturday, February 24 at 1:00pm

ProjectArt

February 24th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th 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. Ages 4-7.

ProjectArt on Saturday, February 24 at 2:00pm

Plush Pad Pro

February 24th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:45pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Computers

Plush Pad Pro: Put yourself in control. With Adafruit FLORA and conductive fabric, sew a fully functional video game controller that can handle the most intense of game sessions.

Plush Pad Pro on Saturday, February 24 at 3:00pm

Family Reading and Science University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

February 24th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Science

How Humans Change the Earth will look at all the ways that human activity changes our planet. We will look at habitat and climate changes and also the many physical artifacts of our activities.

Family Reading and Science on Saturday, February 24 at 3:00pm

Winter Break SMASH

February 25th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 25th Sun
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

You didn’t think we would let you go back to school without a SMASH tournament did you? You did. You were wrong. The battle is on for the Ice Champ. Open SMASH 1:00-2:00, tournament at 2:00.

Winter Break SMASH on Sunday, February 25 at 1:00pm

ProjectArt

February 25th at 1:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 25th Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • 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. Ages 4-7.

ProjectArt on Sunday, February 25 at 1:30pm
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