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.
Poetry Workshop with Jon Ballard: Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m., Main Library
Participants in this monthly workshop will study poetry, as well as write their own verse, under the guidance of Jon Ballard, faculty member at Oakland Community College and published poet. Registration required.
Family Picnic Movie Night: Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m., Farmington branch
Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy a family friendly movie, “Good Dinosaur”, rated PG (100 minutes).
Open Lab: Aug. 11, 2 p.m., Main Library
Join us in the Main Library Computer Lab to receive assistance with your personal device, or with your favorite social media network.
Dance Party: Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Farmington branch
Summer Reading may be over, but summer isn’t yet! Come on in and show off your coolest dance moves, and teach Miss Jennie some new dance styles. Maybe she’ll teach you a few, too.
Frank Turner-The Road Beneath My Feet: Aug. 13, 12 p.m., Main Library
Musician and author Frank Turner will talk about his book, The Road Beneath My Feet, and play a few songs. Registration required.
Upa Yoga: Sundays, Aug. 14 and 28, 2 p.m., Main Library
Through a synthesis of 5-minute yoga practices, the sessions will present easy-to-practice yet potent tools to enhance health, joy, peace, love, success and inner exploration, helping one cope with the hectic pace of modern lifestyles and realize their full potential in all spheres of life.