FPL (and various book) NEWS

Look at all these exciting events coming up, this week and next week – at the Ferndale Public Library!!!

Your Green Library

Thursday, April 21 · 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Join our award winning architect, Seth Penchansky as he gives you an insider view of the green features of our library. He’ll also be giving tours.

This is part of the FESC’s Green Week

Check out the other events at the Library and all around Ferndale http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=156890131032734&index=1


Eco crafts for kids
Wednesday, April 20 · 4:00pm – 7:00pm

SOCWA presents a Hands-on Eco craft for kids! Please Pre-Register by calling the Library at 248-546-2504

There are only 30 spots available.


Green Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 19 · 6:30pm – 8:00pm

The Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission presents Green Tuesdays! On April 19th please join them for a discussion about Water Conservation. Get tips. Keep money in your pocket!

This is part of the FESC’s exciting line up of Green Week Events.


Off the grid
Thursday, April 28 · 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Join Off the Grid Crafts as they help you develop skills to help you survive in a post-apocalyptic Ferndale.

This month’s lesson will help show you how to prepare your garden for spring-time planting.


Queer for Books
Saturday, April 30 · 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us for this month’s session of Queer for Books. This month the guys are reading Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan.

Reserve your copy today!



Our new Head of Youth Services Jillean McCommons has been hard at work organizing a month’s worth of reading programs for kids

Scan through the Schedule of Story Time Programs
No need to sign up at the circulation desk – find a day and program that suits you and just show up ! : )


Teen Flix
Saturday, April 16 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Meanwhile, our youth library assistant, Emily, has been working towards including fun, exciting programs for tweens and young adults – we’ve got a Movie Night this Saturday!!

Party like it’s 1985! Come to the library in your 80s gear to watch Teen Wolf. No sign up required. Free admission and snacks.


….last but definitely not least….

Celebrate Green Week with fun and interactive environmental songs by singer/songwriter Joe Reilly

Wednesday, April 20 from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m.
All ages are welcome to this FREE event.

Get into the green-singing spirit!! “This land was made for you and me!!”


In National Book News

Borders Plan for Recovery Is Described as Doubtful

The New York Times – editorial:Google’s Book Deal

And, finally:

From Bloomberg‘s site: David Foster Wallace Sends IRS Manic Mash Note in Posthumous Novel: Books

PS – check FPL for that^ Foster Wallace Book^… it’s hitting our shelves tomorrow!

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