Event Category: Audience

This fast paced lap-sit class for little ones and their caregivers includes songs, nursery rhymes, knee-bounces, and movement to help develop important pre-literacy skills. This class is appropriate for infants through preschool age. Please note that this class meets before the library’s regular business hours. No registration required. Summer 2018 classes run from June 25-August […]

Bring the kids to Lake St. Clair Metropark for some playground fun! Then, take a book break and listen to some stories, presented by HTPL Storytellers. We will be doing read-alouds in the playground shelter on Mondays @ 11:00-11:30, from June 18-August 20. Lake St. Clair Metropark is located at the intersection of Metropolitan Parkway and Jefferson, […]

  Perfect for preschoolers, this class features a different letter of the alphabet each week and includes a story, songs, rhymes, movement, and more! No pre-registration is necessary, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  

Games, puzzles, and building toys will be available for kids during this unstructured drop-in time this summer. No pre-registration is required.

Tuesdays Titles Book Club – How to Stop Time by Matt Haig Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history–performing with Shakespeare, exploring the 18high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, […]

Tai-Chi Short Form — Six Form Dennis Scheffler owner/operator of the Healing Hands Holistic Health Center School Of Massage is coming to the Library for a Tai-Chi Seminar. Tai-Chi is a very widely practiced art throughout the world that is not only gentle exercise, but an extremely effective moving meditation. Great for balance and flexibility. […]

Detroit ’67, a nationally recognized project of the Detroit Historical Society, uses the tumultuous summer of 1967 as a catalyst to engage, reflect, and take action in order to help move our community forward. Join us to hear William Winkel, a local expert and scholar, who will explore the causes and events of the unrest […]

This fast paced lap-sit class for little ones and their caregivers includes songs, nursery rhymes, knee-bounces, and movement to help develop important pre-literacy skills. This class is appropriate for infants through preschool age. Please note that this class is meeting 15 minutes earlier than it previously did. No registration required. Spring 2018 classes run from […]

Mantras and Malas are much more than sounds and material objects. They are assets and allies in our quest for inner peace and help us to find our deeper nature. Having the right meditation tools can make all the difference to your health, happiness, and spiritual development. Bring your own Malas or borrow a set. […]

Its not an urban legend: a vast, underground salt mine really does exist below the streets of Detroit. A prehistoric salt deposit, located under Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, lay undisturbed until the middle of the 1800s. Since then, salt production has become a vital component of the state’s industrial and economic history. Michigan’s salty history will be […]