Summer Reading is here!

Summer Reading began on June 10 for all ages. Kids can register for Summer Reading and find reading logs and event information on our website. Teens can register for Summer Reading here and find more information regarding events and volunteer opportunities. Adults also have the opportunity to participate in Summer Reading Bingo. Summer Reading is sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.

Library Closures

The library will be closed Thursday, July 4 - Saturday, July 6 for Independence Day. The Library will resume its regular hours on Monday, July 8 at 10 AM.


See upcoming Library closures on our event calendar.

MiLibraryQuest

Jun 19 - Jul 31 / All Day / Online / Teen

Participate in the online MiLibraryQuest for a chance to win a prize!


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Tiny Art Show Display

Jul 1 - Jul 31 / All Day / Hall Display Cases / All Ages

All entries from the all ages Tiny Art Show are being displayed in our glass hallway display case through the month of July for our entire community to enjoy. Come and check them out!


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Kids & Teen Take-and-Make Crafts

Mondays / While Supplies Last / Check-Out Desk / Youth & Teen

Weekly Take-and-Make Crafts are available for both kids and teens at the Check-Out Desk.


Find Take-and-Make Crafts on our Events Calendar

Zootopia Interactive Movie Kit

Jul 1 / While Supplies Last / Check-Out Desk / All Ages

This interactive movie kit for Zootopia puts a new twist on family movie night. Gather the whole family for an adventurous good time with the residents of Zootropolis!


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Find the Ferris Wheel in the Teen Corner

Jul 1 / All Day / Teen Corner / Teen

It's almost Fair Week in Oakland County and we're excited for all of the fun that comes to town! Visit the Teen Corner to find the Hidden Ferris Wheel and take it to the front desk to claim your prize – FREE CANDY!! You can win a prize each time (once a day please!) you find the Ferris Wheel. While you’re in the Teen Corner, take a spin through the books yourself to find your next favorite book!


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Little Me Storytime

Mondays / 10:15 AM / Meeting Room / Youth

Join us as we talk, sing, read, write, and play with our youngest patrons to help prepare them for reading readiness. Storytime is followed by a hands-on craft or activity and play time. Ages 2.5-5 with a caregiver, registration required.


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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Tuesdays / 10:15 AM / Meeting Room / Youth

Bring your little ones to this unique, 30-minute, lap-sit program featuring nursery rhymes, music, songs, puppets, and musical instruments that stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers (mgol.org). Ages 0-3 with a caregiver, registration required.


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Spice Club Kit Available

Jul 8 / All Day / Across from Check-Out / Adult

Stop by the library starting the second Monday of the month to pick up your free spice kit. Each kit will contain the spice and recipes. No registration required, one kit per family. Kits available while supplies last. Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.


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Magnus Chase Book Bundle Drawing

Jul 8 - Aug 3 / All Day / Teen Corner / Teen

Each time you visit the library between July 8 and August 3, stop in the Teen Corner and enter the drawing to win this awesome set of books.


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Teen I Spy Jar

Jul 8 - Jul 20 / All Day / Teen Corner / Teen

Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.


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Jr. Book Club

Jul 10, 17 & 24 / 12:30 PM / Storytime Room / Youth

We will read The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary as a group and then complete a special activity or craft to conclude each session. Registration required.


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Book Out Loud

Jul 11, 18 & 25 / 10:15 AM / Storytime Room / Youth

Join us for a storytime-like experience for the school-age child. We will read advanced picture books aloud and conclude each session with an extension activity or craft for continued learning and fun. Registration required.


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Tails & Tales

Jul 11 / 1 PM / Quiet Study Room / All Ages

Jul 23 / 11 AM / Quiet Study Room / All Ages

Jul 24 / 1:30 PM / Quiet Study Room / All Ages

Jul 26 / 10:30 AM / Quiet Study Room / All Ages


Certified therapy dogs bring wagging tails and soothing companionship to every generation! Kids, teens and adults are welcome to sign up for a 15-minute visit with one of our therapy dogs. Registration required.


Register for July 11 here.

Register for July 23 here.

Register for July 24 here.

Register for July 26 here.

Kids Book Raffle

Jul 12 & 26 / All Day / Storytime Room / Youth

Enter our bi-weekly book raffles and embark on a journey through the pages! Four "Immersive Reality" books will be given away this summer. Kids can enter the drawing every time they visit the library. 


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Walking Club

Jul 12 & 26 / 11:00 AM / Storybook Trail / Adults

Exercise, spend time outside and make friends along the way. Walking will count toward Adult Summer Reading Bingo! We will meet outside under the portico at the entrance of the library every other Friday starting June 14 and ending August 23. Registration Required.


July 12 Registration

July 26 Registration

Little Yogis Storytime

Jul 12 / 11 AM / Outside or Large Meeting Room / Youth

Nurture young minds through playful poses, mindful breathing and the joy of yoga. Megan McGinn from Mueva Fitness will guide us and will read from Mark Brown's book series, "Zen Pig.” Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.


Register here

Find the Hidden Watermelon in the Teen Corner

Jul 15 - Jul 26 / All Day / Teen Corner / Teen

Visit the Teen Corner to find the Hidden Watermelon and take it to the front desk to claim your own bit of summer refreshment – FREE CANDY!! You can win a prize each time (once a day please!) you find the Watermelon. While you’re in the Teen Corner, don't forget to grab a few books but please don't read them while you're eating watermelon!


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Oreo Taste Test Challenge

Jul 16 / 6:30 PM / Storytime Room / Teen

All teens are invited to participate in a blind taste test challenge. Everyone will get to sample a variety of Oreo cookie flavors and then guess the flavors. There will not be prizes for this event but the person who has the most correct guesses will have bragging rights and everyone will leave with a belly full of Oreos! Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.

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Magician Cameron Zvara

Jul 17 / 2 PM / Large Meeting Room / All Ages

Join us for an afternoon of FUN with Comedy Magician & Entertainer- Cameron Zvara! Cameron's show is filled with mind blowing magic, hilarious comedy, juggling, music, and TONS of audience participation. You do not want to miss out! Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.


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Rocket Day

Jul 18 / 1 PM / Shiawassee Pavilion / Youth

Join us to build, decorate and launch your own paper rocket. Registration required.


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Teen Volunteers for Rocket Day

Jul 18 / 12:30 PM / Shiawassee Pavilion / Teen

Sign up to help at to help at our much anticipated Annual Rocket Day and earn volunteer hours at the library! Volunteers will help kids to craft their paper rockets as well as help with set-up and clean-up tasks. Just bring a smile and a positive attitude and we'll provide the rest!


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A Sensory Adventure in the Kitchen

Jul 19 / 11 AM / Shiawassee Pavilion / Youth

Alice Miller will read her book, "What's In a Kitchen." She will tell us about several herbs such as basil, oregano, dill, and cinnamon, and teach us about their sensory impact on our brains.


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Glass Marbles Guessing Jar

Jul 22 - Aug 3 / All Day / Teen Corner / Teen

Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.


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Campfire Storytime

Jul 23 / 7 PM / Storytime Room / All Ages

Join us for a special evening storytime settled around a flame-free campfire. Beat the heat, avoid the mosquitos and enjoy a campfire experience of books, songs, movements and fingerplay fun! PJs are welcome but not required.


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Book Club

Jul 25 / 1:00 PM / Meeting Room / Adult

We're reading An Immense World by Ed Yong for July's Book Club meeting. Books are available at the Check-Out Desk. No registration necessary.


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Survival Scouts

Jul 26 / 11 AM / Outside the Library / Youth & Teen

Leaders from Scout Troop 192 will take kids on an adventure around the library grounds, teaching a variety of survival skills along the way. Kids will develop confidence in their abilities and enjoy a deeper connection with nature.


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Kids' Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up Party with GO Games!

Jul 29 / 1 PM / Shiawassee Pavilion / Kids

Cornhole, Inflatable Mini-Curling, Jumbo Yard Games, and Inflatable Soccer Billiards will be provided by Oakland County Parks for an afternoon of olympic-sized fun!


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Find the Sunshine in the Teen Corner

Jul 29 - Aug 10 / All Day / Teen Corner / Teen

Visit the Teen Corner to find the Hidden Sunshine and take it to the front desk to claim your prize – FREE CANDY!! You can win a prize each time (once a day please!) you find the Sunshine. While you’re in the Teen Corner, don't forget to grab a few books to enjoy while soaking up the outdoor summer sun!


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Resume Review

Are you currently working on your resume? We are happy to provide another perspective. Send it to us and we'll look it over and provide feedback. We look at grammar, wording, formatting, consistency and overall impression. Email it to us anytime and allow 24-72 hours for a reply.


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One-on-One Tech Sessions

Need help with email, downloading digital content from Libby, or another technology-related issue? One-on-One Tech Sessions are available by appointment. To schedule an appointment please fill out our online form, come into the library to fill out a paper form, or call us for more details at 248-846-6550. Appointments are free and will be for one hour. You can schedule one appointment per week.


Schedule your appointment today!

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