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Summer Reading 2021
The Redford Township District Library offers summer reading programs for children, teens, and adults. The Summer Reading program will be available to residents of all ages! The program begins on Monday, June 14, and ends on Tuesday, August 24. Participants receive an information packet with simple instructions. With the goal of encouraging children (and adults!) to read each day.  

For more information on Summer Reading challenges, prizes, programs, and more visit our website.
Summer Food Program

Once again, the library will be hosting the Free Summer Food Program on Mondays and Wednesdays. This is a free program that provides free breakfast and lunch for children 18 years of age and under! The Summer Food Program will start on Monday, June 21st, and end on August 25th. Visit our website for more information.
TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten

Now introducing TALK! TALK messages suggest activities for little ones to learn through exploration and discovery to help you make sure your child gets a head start on school readiness. It’s easy to sign up by texting TALK to 75547.
Friends of the Library Book Store

The Friends of the Library mini "self-service" book store has moved to the first floor of the library. Browse through books for all ages! Open during business hours.
Join us each month for a new food truck and some delicious food.
The Estia Greek Steet Food Truck will be parked in
the library's parking lot from 4:00 - 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 12.
Youth Programs
Summer Scares Book Club
Monday, August 9 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Join us just before sunset as we talk about all things spooky & scary. We will read Katherine Arden's middle-grade novel "Small Spaces." Call the library today to reserve your copy or place a hold on your own through our online catalog. Registration required.
Book Lovers Day
Monday, August 9 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day! Grab one of your family's favorite books to share and hear about some new titles to check out. Sign up here.
Summer Reading Rollout
Saturday, August 28 from 11:00 - 1:00 PM

Help us celebrate the end of summer reading at Handy Park in Redford! Bring your skates, scooters, skateboards, or rollerblades, and meet us at the skate park. We will have games, snacks, and a Play it Again Sports gift card raffle! Sign up here.
Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt
June 20 - August 31

Join in on our summer-long scavenger hunt! From
June 20 - August 31, some local businesses will have these summer reading flyers displayed in their shops! Keep track of the flyers you've seen around town!
Teen Programs
Teen Craft Kits
All month long

Pick up a Unicorn Sundae or Kurama Fox Ears kit to complete at home. One per person, kits are limited.
Adult Programs
Redford Recreational Readers
Wednesday, August 11th from 7:00-8:00 PM

Join our book discussion for adults! Redford Recreational Readers meets on the second Wednesday of the month.

This month we will read "Mother Land" by Leah Franqui. Check out a copy or call us to put one on hold for you! Head to our website to learn more.
Future Reads Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, July 20th from 6:30-7:30 PM

Do you love to read Speculative Fiction? The Redford Township Library is forming a book discussion group just for you! We will discuss SciFi, Horror, Fantasy, Dystopian, and more.

This month we will read "Dark Matter" by Blake Crouch. Check out a copy or call us to put one on hold for you! Sign up here.
T-Shirt Tote Bag
Wednesday, August 25th from 6:00-7:30 PM

Upcycle a T-shirt into a tote bag that you can use for shopping trips or to the beach. Bring an old T-shirt if you have one, though we will have a few extras. You can choose a sew or no-sew version. A sewing machine will be provided for those who choose the sewn version.
Sign up here!
Consumer Reports
Product reviews and ratings
on cars, appliances, electronics, and more. Click here for
more information.
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With a Redford Library card, Redford residents can download and access eBooks and audiobooks using a computer, eBook reader, or compatible mobile device.
Hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. 
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ProQuest is providing temporary remote access to the database through June 30, 2021.
It will continue to be available in-library only after that time.
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