The Springfield Township Library has a variety of events available to you at no cost!
October Happenings - Springfield Twp. Library
Springfield Township Library

Upcoming Library Closures
Early Closure on Halloween
Wednesday, Oct. 31, Library Hours: Noon - 5:00PM
Historic Baseball Game 
Saturday, September 22 at 1:00  
No cost!

Come and see how baseball started out!  It had different kinds of equipment, rules and clothing.  Historically accurate baseball players will be demonstrating a real game.  Will you cheer for the Franklin Club or the Wyandotte Stars?  

Raffles will be held for adults and children.
All are welcome!
Takes place at the Shiawassee baseball field near Civic Center during the Heritage Festival.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library
Fall Book Sale!
The Springfield Township Friends of the Library
Fall Used Book and Homemade Bake Sale

Come get a great deal on used books and delicious homemade baked goods!
*All proceeds go toward library materials, equipment or events.

Wednesday, October 17, 5:30 - 7:30 / Pre-Sale for Friends Members 
(memberships available at the door)
Thursday, October 18, 10:00 - 8:00
Friday, October 19, 10:00 - 6:00
Saturday, October 20, 10:00 -12:00

Anyone interested in baking or helping with the sale can sign up in the Friends store located across from the check-out desk.
Author Talk
Irene Miller and Surviving the Holocaust
Tuesday, October 23 / 6:30

Join us for an evening of inspiration as Irene Miller talks about her family's dangerous journey out of Poland during WWII and their treacherous search for safety.

Irene has detailed this courageous true story in the book, "Into No Man's Land" and it will be on sale for $15.00 ($17.00 by credit card).

Irene has spoken at many venues,
including the Holocaust Memorial Center
in Farmington, schools, libraries and
a variety of clubs and organizations.

No registration is necessary.
2018 Springfield Township Library Annual Photo Contest

Join us in celebrating the beauty of Springfield Township by sharing your photos of the Township! All photos must be taken inside of Springfield Township. Participants can submit up to 3 photos. There will be a period of public voting and winners get fun prizes.

Youth and adult divisions. No cost to enter.

Please read and fill out entry forms before submitting.


Aug 6-Sept 28: Accepting Photo Entries
Oct 3 - Oct 20: Public Voting Period - Come vote for your favorite photos!
October 22: Winners Announced
Through Nov 8: Photos will be on display.

Sponsored by the Friends!
Pizza and Board Games!  
Tuesday, October 16 
6:00 - 7:30

Ages Middle and High School

Hang out with all your friends at the library and play some super fun board games while eating pizza!  

Register by calling 248-846-6550 or in person at the check out desk. 
Computer Take-Apart
Saturday, October 13
Ages 9 and up

Does your child love taking things apart to see how they work?  Sign up for this computer take apart class where we'll get to see what's inside a computer and what all those parts do!  

Two sessions are available (same content in each session):
Class 1 is at 10:30 
Class 2 is at 12:30

Sign up by calling 248-846-6550 or in person at the check-out desk.  Seating is very limited so call today!
Meditation and Emotional Intelligence
Tuesdays (meets 4 times), Sept. 18, 25 and Oct. 2 and 9
3:00 - 4:00
Join us for a 4-week course on Heart-Based Emotional Intelligence.  A trainer from the Heartfulness Institute will discuss self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation, empathy and social skills.  No experience necessary.  Each week focuses on a different topic.  
Sign up by calling 248-846-6550.  
No cost.  Open to all.
Celebrate Space Week with Us!
Nebula in a Jar
Thursday, October 4
After School Craft: 4:30
Ages 8-11

Learn a little about how cool a nebula is, then make one that you can take home!  This super fun and simple craft takes place after school at the library.  

Register by calling 248-846-6550
Open to all.  No cost.
Daytime Book Club
Join us for this fun and informal book club!  We meet the 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00. Pick up the book from the checkout desk, read it, and come share your impression.

Thursday, October 25
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants / By Malcolm Gladwell

Thursday, November 15 (meets early because of Thanksgiving)
Free Reading Choice- Tell about something you've enjoyed recently!
Needlework Night 
2nd and 4th Tuesday @ 6:30

Informal friendly group!  No registration necessary!  Come share what you're working on.  Knitting, quilting, crochet, cross-stitch, or any other needlework welcome.  
Lego Club
Wednesday, October 24
Have fun building with Legos and hanging out with friends!  Ages 1st grade - 5th grade.
Register by calling 248-846-6550
No cost!
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