Rethinking Dyslexia 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.

Coder Dojo: June 6, 6 p.m., Main Library

Bob Allen, long active in the software industry, will teach programming languages Java, JavaScript, and Ruby – tools used by professional developers. The class is for teens and adults, but parents may join as well. Participants may bring their laptops or use library computers. Registration is required.

Chiropractic Care Parent Workshop: June 9, 7 p.m., Main Library

Certified chiropractor Brooke Bittner DC,BS will present information on spinal health and the benefits of chiropractic care for children and adults.

Afterhours Minecraft: June 10, 6:30 p.m., Main Library

Minecraft fun continues for ages 11 and older at the Farmington Hills Library after hours! Participants will be playing in Survival Mode on the computers and each participant will have two hours of gaming on the library’s own Minecraft server. Registration is required.

Memories, Milestones & Memoirs: June 7, 10:30 a.m., Main Library

A monthly group where attendees can write their memories, and share with others. No registration is necessary. Bring a pad and pen.

Rethinking Dyslexia: June 7, 7 p.m., Main Library

Ann Randall, Director at the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Southeastern Michigan will be providing information on dyslexia, followed by the short movie “The Big Picture.” Also sponsored by the Farmington Optimists and Farmington Area Jaycees.

ESL Book Discussion Group: June 8, 10 a.m., Farmington branch

Read and discuss the book Eat Cake, by Jeanne Ray. Learn about American culture, idioms, and general grammar. Enjoy conversation with other non-native English speakers. Books are available at the Farmington branch library.

Introduction to Finding Grants: June 9, 9:30 a.m., Main Library

Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. Registration required.