Meet Tigers mascot at Farmington Community Library

The Farmington Community Library offers free events and activities each week. To learn more or register, click on “Events” at farmlib.org 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.

Block Party-All ages: June 27, 1 p.m., Main Library

Drop in to use our Legos, Lincoln Logs, cardboard, foam and wooden blocks to make all kinds of creations. Design a ball run on our new Magnetic Wall.

PawsPAWS and Casey at the Bat: June 27, 2 p.m., Main Library

Join us as the Detroit Tigers’ mascot PAWS acts out a reading of “Casey at the Bat” and cheers on your summer reading fun.

Hooked on Books: June 27, 7 p.m., Main Library

Join your fellow book lovers for a monthly discussion of new and classic books. Tonight’s books is Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin.

STREAM along (ages 3- entering K): June 28 – July 19; 10:30 a.m., Farmington branch

Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art/Architecture, Music/Math, each week one of these topics will be explored. A book will be shared plus hands-on- activities.

Full STREAM ahead (ages entering 1st grade – 4th grade): June 28 – July 19, 2:00 p.m., Farmington branch

Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art/Architecture, Music/Math each week one of these topics will be explored. A book will be shared plus hands-on-activities.

Healthy Eating: June 28, 7 p.m., Farmington branch

Join Lindsay, from Henry Ford Health System, to learn about portion sizes, label reading, making good food choice and much more. This interactive program is designed to be fun for the whole family.

Farmington Community Stargazers: June 28, 7:30 p.m., Main Library

The focus of the group is astronomy outreach as a means of promoting scientific literacy in the community. This summer we’re discussing our nascent club’s structure, planning our second Tuesday Star Parties and sharing current astronomical events.

ESL Book Discussion Group: June 29, 10 a.m., Farmington branch

Read and discuss the book Eat Cake, by Jeanne Ray. The book will be discussed in a few chapters at a time. Enjoy conversation with other non-native English speakers. Books are available at the Farmington branch library.

Library Scavenger Hunt: June 29, 2 p.m., Main Library

For ages 11 and up, win a chance for a small prize by competing against others to find items in both the adult and children’s areas of the library. Pizza will be served. Registration required.

Family Picnic Movie Night: June 29, 6:30 p.m., Farmington branch

Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy a family friendly movie. Tonight’s movie is “The Peanuts Movie” rated G, 93 min.

Hoopdance: June 29, 7 p.m., Main Library

Fun for ages 8 and up. It doesn’t need to be work to be a good workout. Come play, laugh, and learn a few tricks to impress your friends, all while helping reach your fitness goals. Bring your own hoop or borrow one of the instructor’s. Space is limited – registration required.

Pavilion Story Time: June 30, 11 a.m., Farmington branch

Join us for a story time at the Sundquist Pavilion in Riley Park! After the stories stay for some fun playing with our outdoor toys.

Brain Game for ages 5 and up: June 30, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:00 p.m., Main Library

Learn how your brain works to understand information and support movement in a lively presentation by The Michigan Science Center.

Teen Advisory Board Revamped: June 30, 2 p.m., Farmington branch

Calling all teens (grades 7-12) who are interested in revamping the Farmington Community Library Teen Advisory Board for the coming year. We need teens who are willing to help plan programs for their peers, step up social media interaction, and make the teen areas of the two branches the best they can be. This is a great opportunity for volunteer hours as well as learning skills that will be useful in the future.

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