Event Category: Audience: Adults

College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home where he meets Carl Iverson. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran–and a convicted […]

Coloring can help you relax, reduce stress and boost mental clarity. Join us for the newest craze in relaxation. Colored pencils and coloring pages provided. Registration required. Register by phone (586)329-1261, *protected email*, in person at the library, or by filling out the form below.

Dennis Scheffler of the Healing Hands Holistic Health Center School Of Massage is coming to the Library for a seminar on Tai-Chi. Tai-Chi is a widely practiced art throughout the world that is not only gentle exercise, but an extremely effective moving meditation. Great for balance and flexibility. Join us for this first in a series […]

Renee Pokoj is back for another healthy-living workshop.  This time she’ll share her knowledge on soaking & sprouting seeds, beans, legumes and nuts. Learn the importance of sprouting and soaking.  Increase the nutritional value and decrease inflammation of the digestive track.  Get the positive health benefits from the foods you eat. Registration required. Register by […]

Hatha Yoga Hatha Yoga emphasizes physical exercises to master the body along with mind exercises to withdraw it from external objects. The combined focus on mindfulness, breathing and physical movements brings health benefits with regular participation. Yoga participants report better sleep, increased energy levels and muscle tone, relief from muscle pain and stiffness, improved circulation […]

Join us for a Macomb County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Demonstration and see police dogs in action. This is an all-ages event, but children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registration required. Register by phone (586)329-1261, *protected email*, by visiting the library in person, or by completing the form below. Online Registration  

Join us for our Summer Reading Kick-off celebration Saturday, June 17! The celebration begins with a Summer Reading Open House from 11:00am -1:00pm, featuring refreshments and a self-guided bookmark craft. Then, the library will host Nelson’s Wildlife Safari at 1:00pm. Nelson’s Wildlife Safari will present a number of live exotic animals for our library customers […]

  The zoo returns to Harrison Township! Last summer Nelson’s Wildlife Safari brought a groundhog, a pair of armadillos, a South American toucan, a family of sugar gliders, an alligator, and a beautiful and rare Siberian lynx to visit the library. What amazing animals will Nelson bring this year? Come and find out! Nelson’s Wildlife […]

Have you been waiting for the right way to get active again? Now is your opportunity to get moving through Chair Yoga. Michele from Pada Sukha Yoga will show you moves to  improve movements in joints, improve balance, improve circulation, and get an overall sense of just feeling better. All this and not leaving your […]

For many, Detroit is the crunch capital of the world. More than forty local chip companies once fed the Motor City’s never-ending appetite for salty snacks, including New Era, Everkrisp, Krun-Chee, Mello Crisp, Wolverine and Vita-Boy. Only Better Made remains. From the start, the brand was known for light, crisp chips that were near to […]