Shakespeare and more at local libraries

The Farmington Community Library offers free events and activities each week. To learn more or register, click on “Events” at or call 248-553-0300. Find the Main Library at 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills, and the Farmington branch at 23500 Liberty St.

Homeschool Explorations: Mar. 14, 1 p.m., Main Library

The topic for this monthly homeschool program for parents and their children is “Authors & Illustrators”. Learn how some children’s book illustrations are created and try your hand at making some.

Top Shelf Reads: Mar. 14, 7 p.m., John Cowley & Sons, 33338 Grand River, Farmington

Join us for a discussion of Shanghai Girls, by Lisa See.

Farmington Hills Writers’ Group: Mar. 15, 7 p.m., Main Library

Whatever your skill level or writing style, you are invited to attend a relaxed, friendly meeting of like-minded individuals looking to improve their craft through discussion and writing exercises. Share your work or not, as you wish.

Open Lab: Mar. 17, 6 p.m., Main Library

Receive help in the Main Library Computer Lab from a tech gurus, whether it is help with your personal device, or with your favorite social media network.

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company (Contributed photo)
The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company: Mar. 17, 7:30 p.m., Main Library

Join us for an evening of performances by Michigan’s only touring Shakespeare group, in conjunction with the Michigan Humanities Council’s 2015-2016 Great Michigan Read, Station Eleven by Emily St. John. The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will be performing a 30-minute long Station Eleven-themed program, which will feature scenes from “King Lear”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and several other plays.

Tales, Tunes and Tots: Mar. 19, 10:30 a.m., Main Library

For ages 1-5, with adults. Enjoy fun stories, songs and musical activities. Siblings welcome. No registration is needed.

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