Programs for Adults

Registration is required for many adult programs. Please call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-618-7693, come in, or use our online events calendar to register.

Winter 2022

Ask the "Tech Guy"

Saturday, January 8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CANCELLED
Saturday, February 5, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Computer/technology help. One-on-one assistance with your own device or computer (bring it in with you). Our Library Computer Systems Administrator will do his best to troubleshoot your problem, answer your questions, or advise you on what to do. Held in the Conference Room for these dates. *Please make a half-hour appointment* by calling or coming to the Adult Reference Desk. Registration required.

Get Help with the Library's Downloadables

Saturday, January 22, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Conference Room
Saturday, February 26, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Conference Room
Do you need help accessing all the free digital content the library has to offer? Bring your device and questions for help with downloading books, audiobooks, movies, music, and magazines to your smartphone or tablet. Registration required for a 30-minute one-on-one help session on one of the dates above.

What to Know About Power of Attorney

Wednesday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
An attorney from Lake Shore Legal Aid will speak about the different types of power of attorney documents.

Women of the Ancient World: You've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Wednesday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
A comparison of the status of roles of Greek, Roman, and Egyptian women. Presented by retired Oakland Community College history professor Dennis Fiems.

Adult Take & Make Craft: Paper Hyacinth Flowers

Monday March 7-Sunday, March 13
Fold and cut beautiful hyacinth flowers out of paper with this spring-themed craft kit. You will need scissors, a glue stick, and a hot glue gun at home. Kits will be available for pick-up beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 7 through Sunday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m. Registration is required.

The Miracle of a Plant-Based Diet

Wednesday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom
In this online program, Dr. Joel Kahn presents the science of why a healthy plant-based diet provides all of the nutrition needed to live a healthy and active lifestyle during all stages of life. He will also discuss the growing medical research showing the ability of a plant-based diet to halt and reverse some of the major reasons why we age, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and even some cancers. Dr. Kahn serves as Clinical Professor of Medicine/Cardiology at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has written several books including The Plant-Based Solution and The Whole Heart Solution, and lectures across the country on optimal health and diet. Registration including email address is required in order to send you a link to the Zoom meeting.

Plant-Based Food Giveaway Courtesy of VegMichigan

Monday, March 28 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Community Room or outside (weather permitting)
The library will be hosting VegMichigan's giveaway of delicious, popular plant-based foods. The link to register will be made available at Dr. Kahn's presentation, The Miracle of a Plant-Based Diet on March 16. If you are unable to attend the program on March 16 and there are still spots available, the link will be added to the giveaway program on our events calendar.

Ongoing Programs

Library Garden Club

The Library Garden Club offers members the opportunity to develop their gardening knowledge and skills through a combination of hands-on experience and educational seminars. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. More information is available on the club's web page via the link above. For information about upcoming meetings, see the library's events calendar.

Knitting Group

Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Share patterns, exchange ideas, and socialize while you knit! This is a drop-in program; no registration is required. Email or call Liz with questions -, 248-618-7484.

Book Discussions

Afternoon Book Discussion Group - Join our Afternoon Book Discussion Group. We meet online using Zoom at 1:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. Registration for each session including your email address is required in order to receive the link to each month's Zoom meeting. Call 248-618-7693 or come in to request a copy of the book.

Evening Book Discussion Group - The group meets in the Community Room on the second Thursday of every month (excluding August) at 7:00 p.m. No registration required. Copies of the book, including large print and book on CD if possible, are available at the Adult Reference Desk beginning the Saturday after each month's meeting.

Waterford Genealogical Society

Meetings will be held at the pavilion at Fish Hatchery Park in June, July, and August 2021 on the first Wednesday of the month. September 1 they will meet at the library in the Community Room. For further information, please visit the Waterford Genealogical Society's website.

The Adult Services Department may be reached by phone at 248-618-7693.