All programs require advance registration. Register online here, call 248-349-3020 or stop at the Information Desk on the main level to register.
NOTE: When you register online, you will receive an email asking you if you wish to receive the email to confirm your registration. You must respond to the request email within 24 hours. This must be done only ONCE. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Monday, January 29 > 7 pm
Lots of people make New Year’s Resolutions in January, but often they forget to focus on one of the most important areas of their lives–their finances. Financial expert Rick Bloom of Bloom Asset Management will provide tips to help you get your “Financial House in Order” and start the New Year on the right financial footing.
Saturday, February 3 > 1 – 3 pm
Bring your tablet or smart phone, and enjoy coffee and snacks while we share the library’s best downloading apps: Libby by Overdrive, Hoopla, RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio) and Freegal music. Our Digital Services Librarian will be on hand to answer questions. iOS, Android and Kindle Fire (HD). Tablet or smart phone and app store login required!
Monday, February 5 > 7 pm
This photographic presentation explores the hidden meanings behind images of flowers, plants and gardens in some of our most favorite Detroit Institute of Art works.
Wednesdays: February 7 > 1 – 3 pm
Join us for a relaxing afternoon. We supply coloring pages designed just for adults, plus markers, colored pencils and crayons.
Thursday, February 8 > 7 pm
Have you ever wanted to make and give handmade cards but didn’t know how to jump in? This class covers the simplest and cheapest ways to create handmade greetings, then moves on to more involved ideas. All supplies provided. Just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Tuesday, February 13 > 7 – 9 pm
Tired of paying those high bills for cable TV? Learn how to “cut the cord” and still enjoy programming using streaming devices and services such as Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Netflix and more.
Wednesday, February 21 > 7 pm
Aging is associated with subtle declines in some cognitive function, but not others. As we age, we become a little more forgetful, we get distracted more easily, and we can’t process information quite as quickly. At the same time, world knowledge, emotional processing and what’s sometimes called wisdom tend to remain stable and may even improve with age. Why is that? This talk will answer that question by explaining what happens to our brains as we age, as well as discussing some scientifically verified approaches that can help our brains age more gracefully.
Wednesday, February 28 > 7 pm
Learn how the Deusenberg Brothers, E. L. Cord, and Harry Stutz built these American brands to epitomize luxury. Find out what led to the disappearance of these companies.