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Ferndale Reads: Recommendation from Lisa Bales

This new series features book recommendations from Ferndalians, community members, business owners, various movers/shakers, and, really, any passionate readers we have here around town… Not sure what you to read next?? Maybe one of your neighbors could help! Our fourth installment features … Continue reading

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Cut It Out: Collage Works by Laura Finlay – Reception August 3

Laura Finlay’s Collage Show “Cut It Out” Ferndale Area District Library Art Exhibition August 3 Reception 6pm – 8pm Exhibit on display July 24 – August 26 More info: https://www.facebook.com/FADLArt/ The Ferndale Area District Library continues hosting exhibitions of new … Continue reading

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August 8: Detroit Party Marching Band (it might get loud)

Stay tuned for photos (and hopefully some video) from this month’s installment of the Summer Concert Series (featuring Dan John Miller, of Goober & The Peas/Blanche) Meanwhile, we’re already looking forward to the 3rd & final summer concert, featuring the exuberant rock/funk-meets-Sousa party … Continue reading

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Reading Recommendations: MUSIC

    Original Gangstas – Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices cut through the chaos of late 1980s Los Angeles: N.W.A. Led by a drug dealer, a glammed-up producer, and a high … Continue reading

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Prime Day (Shop online & support the library)

Tues., July 11th is Amazon.com‘s #PrimeDay and YOU can select The FRIENDS OF THE FERNDALE LIBRARY as your chosen charity! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know: same products, same prices, same service, but a percentage of your purchases will … Continue reading

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Sweets for Sweet Music! Ferndale Library Summer Bake Sale July 24

The Ferndale Library’s Summer Concert Series is a big crowd pleaser with patrons because it brings in top-tier talents from around Michigan, each specializing in a range of genres. The library’s biannual bake sales help raise funds for these engaging … Continue reading

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Pig & Whiskey Preview/Playlist (Available at your Library)

Pig & Whiskey 2017 is coming up next weekend! The library’s west parking lot will be used to host this epic summer festival. FYI–the library will be open on Friday & Saturday of that weekend for regular operating hours. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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