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The Biography Section

Anne KabelĀ  Anne Kabel is a substitute librarian who has worked at FADL for a year and a half. Prior to her time with us, she was the Head Librarian of Adult Services at Southfield Public Library for four years; … Continue reading

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Ferndale Library Hosts Workshop Addressing Teen Mental Health Issues, May 4

Teens of the 21st century are growing up with distinct strains and anxieties unique to the digital landscape. Considering the extent to which teens interact with the world over social media, they are at risk for depression, lowered self-esteem, and … Continue reading

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Ferndale Library Cardholders Can Access New Online Resource: Creativebug

Creativebug is the newest online resource offered to Ferndale Library Cardholders (via ferndalepubliclibrary.org/online-resources), where you can nurture your creative side with more than 1000 video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more. You can now find projects for every … Continue reading

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Visual Artist Finds Systems In Chaos with Textured Images

Evan Jon Condron is a visual artist working and residing in Detroit, Michigan, exploring a variety of mediums and their application. His works vary from minimal, to clustered, captivating a viewer with a Rorschach-like splay of markings over vibrant or … Continue reading

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Chris Dupont Interview (Performing 4/5 @ Ferndale Library)

Appearing in this month’s Ann Arbor Current https://www.facebook.com/currentmagazine/ Water can be purifying, it can clean and soothe and nourish. It can also be something so formidable as to wear its way through soil and rock. Fittingly, then, Chris DuPont has … Continue reading

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Fort Night

Our Youth Services Librarians hostedĀ a super fun fort building night on Monday. Kids brought their blankets to the library and decorated the shelves of picture books with a forest of connected tent-like forts. We also read some stories to this … Continue reading

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The Biography Section

Welcome back to the ongoing monthly “Biography Section,” administered by Youth Services Librarian Ms. Elissa! This month, we’re featuring Library Page Gideon Bray Gideon is a page here at FADL, which means he is in a mobile position–responsible for shelving … Continue reading

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