July 2021
There's still time to sign up for Summer Reading!
Join us for "Tails and Tales", our 2021 Summer Reading Challenges for Children, Teens, and Adults! You can sign up through July 17. Earn a chance to win prizes just by reading!

Register here:
Michigan Activity Pass
Michigan Activity Pass allows you to "check out" FREE or discounted admission passes (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan state parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, arts & cultural destinations, and more with your library card. Just added: Huron-Clinton Metroparks, including Indian Springs park in White Lake!
The Friends are accepting donations and planning an August book sale!
The Friends are accepting donations inside the library! Bring your gently used books, DVDs, and video games to the Friends cart in the lobby!

The Friends will also be holding a book sale from August 19-21. Check out the Friends page on our website for updates on the sale!
Check out our upcoming Special Programs!

Register today for these virtual events!
Tuesday July 6, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

This musical extravaganza walks through Detroit music history from Jazz, Blues, Motown, 60’s Rock, Techno and Hip Hop based on M.L. Liebler’s book Heaven Was Detroit. This event features a live band playing songs that Detroit made famous worldwide. Weather permitting, join us outside for the concert on our new patio! Bring your own lawn chair.
(All Ages)
Thursday, July 29, 2021  6:30 - 7:15 PM

Join Beverly for a rollicking, fun outdoor family concert on our new patio! Families can sing and dance along to original music and old favorites. Bring your own lawn chair.
Grades 2 - 5
Saturday, July 10, 2021, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Are you looking for something creative to do for that extra special pet in your life? Look no further! Join us for this interactive program making goodies for your four-legged friends!
Grades K-5
Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Howell Nature Wildlife Educators will share tales of our Wildlife Ambassadors! Meet some of our wild friends and find out why they call Howell Nature Center home. Learn about their habitats, roles in the ecosystem, and the unique adaptations that help them survive, including their tails!
Grades 6-12
Monday, July 26, 2021,  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Curious about veganism? Suzy, the owner of Chive Kitchen, a fully vegan restaurant in Downtown Farmington, will be giving an overview of what veganism is, why some people choose it as their lifestyle, and even show us how to make a yummy dish or two!
(All Ages)
June 7 - July 31st

Does your pet have what it takes to be a star? Put your best paw forward and enter our Pet Photo Contest! Whether your pet enjoys getting all dolled up or prefers a more natural look, we want to see them! Many chances to win in the following categories; Action Shot, Water Fun, Sleeping Beauties, and Comedy. 
Teens' Six Word Story Contest
(Grades 6-12)

Channel your inner Hemingway by telling a whole story in six words! Follow the themes listed below and submit your six-word stories to programs@whitelakelibrary.org and earn prizes for your literary masterpieces.

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik
Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

So what happens when you're not quite John Green but not quite Nora Roberts? Not YA but not quite Adult? Welcome to the land of New Adult. Join us as we delve into some sweet, spicy, and fun young-ish adult books! This program is intended for ages 18-30.

Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Monday, July 12, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Read this month’s librarian pick and join us for a virtual book club via Zoom. Instructions to join virtual programs will be emailed to registered patrons before the program.

The Pioneers by David McCullough
Thursday, July 15, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Readers 50 and up are invited to join the Dublin Community Senior Center group for an online book club via Zoom. Instructions to join virtual programs will be emailed to registered patrons before the program.
Volunteers needed!
Tuesday, August 24th

The White Lake Library is hosting a blood drive and we are looking for volunteers to help the day of the drive. Contact programs@whitelakelibrary.org for more information about how you can help.
Check out the Summer newsletter for a complete list of all our upcoming programs! Click on the photo on the right to view a PDF of the newsletter.