Elephant and Piggie and more at local 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.

Medicare Part D sign-ups: Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Main Library

Volunteer staff from MMAP will be on hand to help sign up those eligible for Medicare Part D Assistance. Appointments are required by calling 800-803-7174.

Elephant and Piggie Story Time:  Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Main Library

Enjoy Mo Willem’s “Elephant and Piggy” stories, crafts and activities. Afterwards meet and take pictures with the two costumed characters.

Community Sings: Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Main Library

Tonight’s program will be guest-hosted by Jerry Stormer. Everyone is encouraged to sing their favorite songs and maybe learn some new ones. The format is “in the round” style to encourage all levels and all ages to sing.

Halloween Story Time: Oct. 26, 7 p.m., Main Library

Fun for ages 2-5. Delight in stories, songs, rhymes and activities celebrating Halloween. Wear a costume if you like. No food or candy will be served. No registration is necessary.

MET and MESP College Savings Plans: Oct. 27, 7 p.m., Main Library

Michigan Education Trust (MET) and Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP) are Michigan Section 529 plans that can be used for college expenses. Learn the difference between the plans and how to get started. Presented by Heather Barthelmes and Sal Vassallo from the State of Michigan Treasury Dept.

Hallo-Tween Party: Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m., Farmington branch

Halloween fun for tweens – come in costume for games, crafts, food, and, of course, treats. Registration is required so that we will have enough supplies. For ages 10-16 only.

Halloween Story Time: Oct. 29, 11 a.m., Farmington branch

Join us for some fun not-so-scary stories, crafts and activities.

FCL Game Day: Oct. 29, 12:30 p.m., Main Library

Join us for a monthly Game Day meet up hosted in collaboration with Oakland County Gamers. They’ll have volunteers on hand to help teach and play games of all types for any age and any level of experience. Explore our current board game collection or bring one to share.

NaNoWriMo Registration Day: Oct. 30, 2 p.m., Farmington branch

Join our FCL and National Novel Month (NaNoWriMo) mailing lists, and grab helpful templates, flyers, and goody bags. Plus, last-minute brainstorming with fellow NaNo participants. Drop-ins welcome.

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