Songwriters 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 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.

Judy Insley
Judy Insley performs Oct. 9. (photo by Michael Hough)
Quilt Bee: Oct. 3, 1 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. They will help you get started on your project. For more information call 248-848-4315.

Coder Dojo: Oct. 3, 6 p.m., Main Library

Learn real programming languages: Java, JavaScript, and Ruby, tools used by professional developers, and learning in groups or pairs will be the focus. Parents may join the class as well. Class is for teens and adults. Please bring you laptop if you own one.

Memories, Milestones, and Memoirs: Oct. 4, 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.

Popular Book Discussion: Oct. 5, 2 p.m., Farmington branch

Join friends for coffee and a lively, informal book discussion of Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. Paperbacks are available for checkout at the downtown branch Information Desk.

Captain America: Civil War Movie Showing: Oct. 5, 6 p.m., Main Library

It’s Captain America vs. Iron man. Who will win? Come to the library to watch the movie and find out. Rated PG-13, run time: 187 minutes. Registration is required.

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning: Oct. 6, 7 p.m., Main Library

Ed Pugh and Diana Moak will discuss estate planning, including wills, trusts, beneficiary designations and powers of attorney documents and how each may be beneficial for you and address your questions to about estate planning and the probate process.

Friday Fright Nights at the Library: Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m., Main Library

Join us every Friday in October for some scary movie fun. Popcorn and water will be provided. Come in costume to add to the fun. Tonight: “Shaun of the Dead” – 2004 (Rated R).

Learning to Love Languages with polyglot Ellen Jovin: Oct. 8, 2 p.m., Main Library

Join us for a presentation about learning and speaking new languages then stick around from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. for a multilingual (or monolingual) chat with refreshments.

Songwriter Sunday: Judy Insley & Dave Falk: Oct. 9, 2 p.m., Main Library

Judy sings in a bluesy, folk style with her big voice. Dave plays slide guitar, and together they are a powerful duo. This is a rare opportunity to see them as they perform their original music, with a few standards thrown in for fun.