Waynewood Boys 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.

Both branches of the library will be closed on November 11 for staff in-service.
ESL Book Discussion: Nov. 7, 1:30 p.m., Farmington branch

A book club for non-native English speakers. Read One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Divakaruni, a few chapters each week. We’ll answer questions, hear dialogue, and discuss plot developments at our Monday classes. Registration required.

NaNoWriMo: Nov. 8, 7 p.m., Main Library

Join us for our fourth year of participating in NaNoWriMo. Come for inspiration, a quiet writing space, word sprints, word wars, and all the caffeinated fuel you need to keep going.

Open Lab: Nov. 10, 2 p.m., Main Library

Join us in the Main Library Computer Lab to receive assistance from one of our tech gurus. Whether it is help with your personal device, or with your favorite social media network, our experienced techs will be there to help you.

Learn to Find Your Family Ancestors: Nov. 10, 6 p.m., Main Library

Farmington Genealogical Society members will host an evening for guests to learn how to navigate the library’s genealogy databases, including Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest with one-on-one member help. Please bring names, dates and places for the best research assistance. Reservations required.

Creative Writing Night: Nov. 10, 6 p.m., Farmington branch

Do you want to improve your writing skills and have some fun at the same time? Maybe you’re interested in a career or you just need better grades in English. If so, come join us at Creative Writing Night. Program planned by the Teen Advisory Board.

Partnerships with Children – Parent/Child Care Provider Workshop: Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m., Main Library

Participants will learn techniques to enhance caregiver-child interactions and how to play and teach while letting children lead. Registration required– Register online at greatstarttoquality.org or call Nicole at 248-858- 7766 ext.323.

Play & Learn with Me: Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m., Main Library

For 1-3 year olds with adult: Make a date with your child! 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.

The Waynewood Boys

Songwriter Sunday: Nov. 13, 2 p.m., Main Library

The Waynewood Boys will be performing their original bluegrass opera “Sawmill Sally.” A collection of tunes mixed with stories, the opera is a complex, funny, and sometimes tragic tale of Sally and the men in love with her. The musical styles include old-timey folk, modern bluegrass, bluesy/folk and a bit of rock.

NaNoWriMo: Nov. 13, 2 p.m., Farmington branch

Join us for our fourth year of participating in NaNoWriMo. Come for inspiration, a quiet writing space, word sprints, word wars, and all the caffeinated fuel you need to keep going.

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