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July 2021

The Library will be closed for Independence Day

July 3rd through July 5th.


Have a safe holiday!

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Library Moves to Phase 5: Full Service

With the State of Michigan lifting restrictions, we are delighted to announce that the Library moved to Phase 5: Full Service on Tuesday, June 22!

Study tables are available for use and time limits in the building are lifted. Masks are no longer required

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Capital Improvement Project Begins this Summer

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The Library Board has approved a major capital improvement project for the Library. Based on feedback from the residents as part of the Library’s Strategic Plan, three areas of the Library will be renovated beginning this summer. The meeting room will undergo an expansion and renovation of the entire space with upgraded technology and new furnishings. Other improvements include a new, modern circulation desk relocated to the center of the building and a new public computer area relocated near the entrance.


The building will remain open through most of the three-month construction period and will only be closed on days when absolutely necessary for staff

and patron safety. Updates on the project and closed days will be posted

on our website and social media outlets. Thank you in advance for your

patience! Construction is expected to begin in early August and run

through early November.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Michigan Legends and Urban Myths -

Thursday, July 15 at 7 p.m. via Zoom

Just when you think it's safe to go

back outside...


Learn about the Dogman of Michigan,

the Mishipeshu, the Lake Sea Monsters, and more!

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Join via Zoom

MAP & Metroparks

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The MAP (Michigan Activity Pass) program has discounted admission to more than 450 locations.


  • - Historic Sites
  • - Cultural Attractions
  • - State Parks / Campgrounds
  • - Now - Metroparks!

To find out more, check out MAP on our webpage.

Find out about the MAP Program

Adult Book Clubs

For July, the book clubs will meet in their previous locations.

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Second Monday Book Club

Monday, July 12 @ 7 p.m.

at the Library.


Still Life by

Louise Penny

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Senior Book Club

Tuesday, July 15 @ 10:30 a.m.

at the Romulus Senior Center.


Sapiens: A Brief History

of Humankind by

Yuval Noah Harari

Books are available at the Library.

Find out more about the Book Clubs

Summer Reading Programs

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Kids

Tuesday July 6

Animal Magic @ 6 p.m. at Romulus Historical Park. Meet exotic rescue animals from around the world!


Tuesday July 13

Recycled Fabric Pet Toys @ 5 p.m. in the Library Courtyard. Bring scrap fabric (such as blankets, t-shirts, and towels) from home to create pet toys for the Romulus Animal Shelter.


Tuesday July 20

Magician Cameron Zvara @ 6 p.m. at Romulus Historical Park. Summer Reading regular Cameron Zvara is back with his magic show!


Tuesday July 27

Make a Change: Promoting Conservation Through Storytelling @ 5 p.m. in the Library Courtyard. Visit the library website for more details.

View Youth Programming Resources

Teens

Wednesday July 7

Winter Shelters for Stray Cats @ 5 p.m. in the Library Courtyard. Build insulated shelters for our local stray cats to stay warm in the winter! [Attention: Involves use of heavy-duty knives!]


Wednesday July 14

Pet Beds for the Romulus Animal Shelter @ 5 p.m. in the Library Courtyard. Earn community service hours by making no-sew pet beds for the animals of Romulus Animal Shelter.


Wednesday July 21

We Rate Pets! @ 5 p.m. in the Library Courtyard. Bring photos of your pets of any kind for a chance to earn prizes!


Wednesday July 28

Manga Drawing Night @ 5 p.m. in the Library Courtyard. Enjoy a relaxing night of drawing outdoors with friends, and enjoy optional tutorials on drawing in the style of manga.

View Teen Programming Resources
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Summer Reading 2021 is sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union.

Special Announcement

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Recruitment for the Teen Advisory Board is open! Apply to participate in a board of Teen Volunteers who can earn service hours, give back to the community, and help decide the direction of Teen Programming!

Apply for the Teen Advisory Board

Story Time & Tween Book Club

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Hybrid Story Time @ 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, July 7, 14, 21, 28

in the Library Courtyard.

Also available virtually on

Facebook Live. 

Tween Book Club @ 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 29 on Zoom.



A Long Way from Chicago

by Richard Peck

View Youth & Teen Programming Resources 

Grab & Go Kits

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For the month of July, all ages are welcome to

pick up kits to make Video Game Potions or Witch's Potions!

Upcoming Library Meeting

Library Board Meeting

Monday, July 19 at 5 p.m.

at the Library.

More Information

Romulus Public Library

11121 Wayne Road

Romulus, MI 48174

734-942-7589

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