Gemini and more at Farmington area 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.

Gemini (contributed photo)
Block Party: Aug. 15, 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.

Blood Drive: Aug. 15, 12 p.m.-6 p.m., Farmington branch

The branch will host an American Red Cross blood drive. To schedule an appointment, log onto – sponsor code: farmingtoncl or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Outside the Lines-Adult Coloring: Aug. 16, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Main Library

Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and help to promote overall wellness.  Join us for some refreshments and color away your stress.

Farmington Hills Writer’s Group: Aug. 16, 7 p.m.

Whatever your skill lever 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.

Family Fun in Riley Park: Aug. 17, 7 p.m., Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion and Riley Park

Bring a blanket, come early and have a picnic or grab dinner at one of the local restaurants then enjoy the show! These programs are made possible through the generosity of the Farmington Friends of the Library and The DDA. Tonight’s concert is Gemini.

Resume Assistance: Aug. 20, Main Library

One on one hour-long sessions with a volunteer to develop and write your resume. Learn to organize your skills and employment history into a usable resume. See a librarian or call 248-553-6880 to register for an appointment.

Isha Kriya Meditation: Aug. 21, 2 p.m., Main Library

Learn a simple yet powerful 15 minute practice which creates enhanced clarity, improved health and a state of peacefulness and joy. No previous meditation experience is necessary and it can be done seated in a chair.