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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
If you love mysteries, join us for the Mystery Book Discussion. Our book is Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear. Copies available at the front desk at the Woods Branch.
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Create a beautiful, painted glass, wine bottle bird feeder.
Space is limited, registration required.
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Did you know that without barley we would not have whiskey, vodka or gin? Come and hear this exciting lecture, courtesy of Rhonda Linton- Advanced Master Gardener, Master Composter, on the plants that create the world's greatest drinks, based on the New York Times Best Seller by Amy Stewart. A representative from Two James Distillery will present cocktail recipes for some amazing drinks that you can use for summer entertaining. Two James Distillery opened on Michigan Ave. in Detroit in 2013, marking the first time that liquor is being produced, legally, inside of Detroit's borders since prohibition. You will have a chance to win a bottle of Two James Detroit distilled liquor as a door prize.




Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description

David Maraniss will be speaking about his recent book Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Auditorium.

Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Create a lovely pair of sea glass earrings with instructor Diane Spratt.
There will be a $15 fee for materials to be paid at the start of program for 2 pairs of earrings. 
Space is limited.   Registration is required.
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Local architects Robert Saxon, Jr. and Ron Omilian will present a history of this unique area, including "Detroit's Little Venice," a network of canals adjacent to Windmill Pointe.
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
The flute has played an important role in so many cultures. Flutist, Barbara Siesel, offers a pallet of music from China, Ireland, France, Germany, America, Japan, and Italy. This concert includes music from the baroque to the contemporary as well as Barbara's thoughts and commentary on the selections. This is a wonderful and peaceful way to spend and evening.
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Star Wars--The Force Awakens; starring Andy Serkis, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill. 136 minutes, Rated PG-13.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, July 04, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Independence Day - All Libraries will be closed. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Tired of gardening, mowing, heat?

Need to relax? Come join us and color your problems away. We provide the coloring books (the designs and pictures are beautiful) and a great selection of colored pencils. Come over and cool off, meet new people and have a great time.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Survival Skills- fitness event with Nick Di Cresce

Wild edibles, fire-starting with out matches, survival knots, and archery. For ages 18 and older. 






Location
Other Location
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Tired of gardening, mowing, heat?

Need to relax? Come join us and color your problems away. We provide the coloring books (the designs and pictures are beautiful) and a great selection of colored pencils. Come over and cool off, meet new people and have a great time.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
TBA
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Tired of gardening, mowing, heat?

Need to relax? Come join us and color your problems away. We provide the coloring books (the designs and pictures are beautiful) and a great selection of colored pencils. Come over and cool off, meet new people and have a great time.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description

If you love mysteries, join us for the Mystery Book Discussion. Our book is Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell. Copies will be available at the front desk at the Woods Branch in July.


Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Tired of gardening, mowing, heat?

Need to relax? Come join us and color your problems away. We provide the coloring books (the designs and pictures are beautiful) and a great selection of colored pencils. Come over and cool off, meet new people and have a great time.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Create a flower bouquet with Nancy Wiegandt of Grosse Pointe Grows and Detroit Abloom.
Space is limited.   Registration is required.  There will be a $10 fee for materials to be paid at the start of program.
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Tired of gardening, mowing, heat?

Need to relax? Come join us and color your problems away. We provide the coloring books (the designs and pictures are beautiful) and a great selection of colored pencils. Come over and cool off, meet new people and have a great time.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 07, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time
11:00 AM
Description

Stay Fit with Nick- a fitness event with Nick Di Cresce

Exercise Fun! Jump Rope! Bring your mat.


Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Learn basic ballroom dancing with instructor Dwight Williams.
Course runs 7 weeks.   Registration is required, in couples.
There will be a $25 course fee to be paid at the start of program. 
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description

Tired of gardening, mowing, heat?

Need to relax? Come join us and color your problems away. We provide the coloring books (the designs and pictures are beautiful) and a great selection of colored pencils. Come over and cool off, meet new people and have a great time.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 11, 2016.
Library
All Branches

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Reviews
Modern Romance
Title
Modern Romance
Author
Aziz Ansari
Genre
Humor
Rating
Review
Funny and intellectual. Aziz brings new clarity to the pitfalls of romance in the digital age.   Modern Romance
Recommendation
Yes
Blue
Title
Blue
Author
Danielle steele
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Rating
Review
Typical Danielle Steele novel, a homeless boy comes into her life after her husband and child are in an accident. She gives him a home and helps him with an old problem.  Blue
Recommendation
Yes
Title
50 Ways to Ruin a Rake
Author
Jade Lee
Genre
Romance
Rating
Review
Some smart people can be really stupid! Thank the heavens that they both have a working subconscious. He is going to be a Duke and she is the daughter of a "cit". Opposite in class but as we know from science - opposites do attract. It's fun watching them fight the inevitable.
Recommendation
Yes
The Food Lover's Cleanse
Title
The Food Lover's Cleanse
Author
Sara Dickerman
Genre
Informational
Rating
Review
I'd recommend this book to anyone who wants to cleanse. Easy to follow the how to's. Good advice.   The Food Lover's Cleanse
Recommendation
Yes
A Curious Beginning
Title
A Curious Beginning
Author
Deanna Raybourn
Genre
Mystery
Rating
Review
Veronica had a curious beginning. She is raised by her aunts that do not talk about her parents. After the aunts die, strange things happen and she meets a baron who knows of her past. He leaves Veronica in safekeeping with his friend Stoker, and then the baron is murdered. She needs Stoker to help her find out her real identity and why this secret is worth her life.  A Curious Beginning
Recommendation
Yes