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September 2019

10th Anniversary Book Party @ Emory

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

It’s our 10th anniversary! Can you even believe it??? 10 years of books, drinks, and chats. Please join us for a very special addition of Book Party. There will be fun surprises and we’ll also discuss the book Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Drink Specials and free appetizers! At The Emory, 22700 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, Michigan 48220

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CLOSED for Staff In-service

September 20
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Zero-Waste Meet Up

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local homesteader Rachel Engel will start a conversation on shifting toward a Zero-Waste lifestyle: where to begin, easy wins, recipes, reusable containers, sources, and composting in any living situation. Please pre-register HERE: http://tiny.cc/zerowaste

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The Great Ferndale Cake Off: Season 2

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Contestant Registration Form   Let’s get ready to Crrrrrumble! Last year more than 30 library lovers baked a cake to compete for prizes and bragging rights in the Friends of the Ferndale Library’s “Great Ferndale Cake Off.” This year, we’re back for round two! When it comes to supporting the library, members of the Friends really take the cake! That’s why we’re saying thank you with an invitation to sample delicious confections at our Friends of the Ferndale Library Member…

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October 2019

Plant-Based 101 with VegMichigan

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

VegMichigan will be at the Ferndale Library on Thu., Oct 3, where they’ll be combining a free food tasting with an insightful and interactive discussion about how a plant-based diet can benefit not only one’s overall health but also the environment. On Oct 3, VegMichigan staff will serve free samples of vegan food while humane educator Kim Korona will present the finer points on how to shift toward a daily routine that is in no way dependent on food or…

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First Stop Friday: Emily Rose and Anthony Retka

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A dynamic duo of local indie-folk singers, Emily Rose and Anthony Retka, will perform a full hour of melodic, poignant, and tender acoustic odes on October 4, starting at 8 pm. The library’s usual operating hours means that it is closed to the public at 6 pm, but the doors reopen at 7:30 pm, granting access to the library’s Community Room, where artists perform for a seated audience. It’s a free show made possible by the Friends of the Ferndale…

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Wildlife Documentary: Dance of the Sandhill Crane

October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Wildlife Documentary Showing: “Dance of the Sandhill Crane”. Created by Jeff Lange With nature-inspired music to follow, performed by singer-songwriter Lee Anne Whitman of the band Indigo Moon, carrying on the legacy of Jeff Lange’s original music and films. Presented by the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy & Lee Anne Whitman. Crane photo by Silent Light Photography

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Watercolor Workshop

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Why not create your own work of art at the FADL’s upcoming Watercolor Painting Class on October 6. This special Sunday afternoon event will provide all the materials for up to 20 students to learn how to paint their own colorful, floral works of art. Registration is required and space is limited! Register here: http://tiny.cc/Watercolor

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Motor Om Yoga

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Motor Om is inviting the community into the Ferndale Library for another free Yoga Class. All are welcome: first-timers (along with all skill-levels) can take part in a designedly accessible and inclusive “slow flow” class. Motor Om will host a 1-hour session in the Ferndale Library on Sunday October 13 at 12noon (an ideal post brunch or pre-lunch activity). The event is free & no registration is required. The library’s Community Room is carpeted; attendees will need to bring their…

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November 2019

Yoga Book Club (Class + Discussion)

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This fall, local yoga instructor Meaghan Nash is inviting you to mark your calendars for Sunday, November 3. That’s when she’ll be leading a free 1-hour class at the Ferndale Library that will segue directly into a book discussion. Those planning to attend the free class and club should read On Being Human by Jennifer Pastiloff, the selection for the November 3 meeting. No registration is required, but it will be necessary to have read the book before arriving. The…

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