Learn to meditate and more at Farmington libraries

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.

Quilt Bee: Sept. 12, 2 p.m., Main Library

Sew, show, and discuss your project – while keeping up to date on quilting-related topics – with the Farmington Hills Library Quilters, led by volunteers Lori Rhode, Sue Horner and Ernestine Baines.

Top Shelf Reads: Sept. 12, 7 p.m., John Cowley & Sons, 33338 Grand River, Farmington

Join us for a discussion of Boy, Snow Bird, by Helen Oyeyemi.

Poetry Workshop: Sept. 14, 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.

Digital Marketing Trends for Small Business: Sept. 15, 9 a.m., Main Library

Join us as we look forward at just a few of the trends in digital marketing that we believe small businesses should be paying attention to in the year to come. Sponsored by the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce and WebWorld Advantage. Registration required through conta.cc/27QRHta.

Learning Through Play: Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m., Main Library

Ashley Hart, Early Learning Community Instructor, from Oakland Family Services will present the Learning Through Play: The Active Learning Way workshop for parents and care providers. Participants will learn the 5 components of active learning and the benefits. Registration is required at greatstarttoquality.org or call 248-858- 7766 ext. 323.

Learn to Meditate-Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation: Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

A 6-week course (through Sept. 29) to learn simple relaxation and meditation exercises to help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health and lead to calm and inner peace. Register for one or more. No previous experience necessary.

Play and Learn with Me: Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m., Main Library

For 1-3 year olds with adult. Turn off your cell phone and follow your child’s lead to play in our fun play stations. Each week an expert in child development, nutrition, or speech and language development will be available to answer your questions during informal conversations, as your child plays. Siblings welcome. Registration is not needed.