Fantastic Beasts party 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.

ESL Book Discussion: Nov. 14, 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.

Top Shelf Reads: Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Page’s Food & Spirits, Farmington

Join us at Page’s on Farmington Road for a discussion of Stiff, by Mary Roach.

Outside the Lines-Adult Coloring: Nov. 15, 11 a.m., Main Library

Coloring isn’t just for kids! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind, and to help promote overall wellness. Join us, and color away your stress. Cookies are also provided.

NaNoWriMo: Nov. 15, 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.

Medicare Part D sign-ups: Nov. 16, 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.

Farmington Hills Writers Group: Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Main Library

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.

Fantastic Beasts Party and Scavenger Hunt: Nov 17, 6:30 p.m., Main Library

Get ready for the release of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” by attending a Harry Potter/1920’s theme party and scavenger hunt. Hunt for beasts/clues in the library and win a small prize. Dress as Harry Potter characters or like it is 1926.

NaNoWriMo: Nov. 20, 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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