Celebrate Kwanzaa 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.

Rosie Chapman
Miz Rosie Chapman will tell stories during a Kwanzaa celebration at the Main Library. (contributed photo)
NaNoWriMo: Nov. 29, 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.

Community Sings: Nov. 29, 7 p.m., Farmington branch

Matt Watroba will expertly guide everyone to sing their favorite songs and maybe learn some new ones, whether you are a casual singer, a shower singer or even been asked to mouth the words. The format is “in the round”, style to encourage all levels and all ages to sing. No experience necessary.

GNU Book Discussion: Nov. 30. 7 p.m., Farmington branch

Calling all Geeks, Nerds, and U. This month we will discuss Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling. Books available at the Farmington Branch Information Desk.

Costick Center Book Discussion: Dec. 1, 1 p.m.

This month’s book is Destiny of the Republic, by Candace Millard. Books available at the Costick Center.

Medicare Part D sign-ups: Dec. 1, 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.

Open Lab: Dec. 1, 6 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.

Celebrate Kwanzaa: Dec. 3, 2 p.m., Main Library

A celebration of Kwanzaa presented by the Smith, Andersen and Beamer families including presentations about Kwanzaa, African folktales told by Miz Rosie Chapman and light refreshments.

Shamrock Shore: Dec. 4, 2 p.m., Farmington branch

Stop by the library for some music and warm apple cider with Shamrock Shore. Hear the finest traditional Irish pub music and other classics, then head out to our fantastic local businesses for food, drinks and shopping.