Shelby Township Library: To Preserve Yesterday, Enrich Today, and Inspire Tomorrow.

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Contact Info     51680 Van Dyke
Shelby Twp, MI 48316
Phone: 586.739.7414
Fax: 586.726.0535

Mon - Thurs: 9 am - 8 pm
Fri & Sat: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: Closed

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Weekly or Monthly Adult  Programs:

Evening Book Club: Meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Senior Center. 6:30pm.

Afternoon Book Club: Meets the third Thursday of each month in the Senior Center. 1pm

Mystery Book Club: Meets the second Saturday of each month in the Library. 10:30am

Not Your Parents Book Club: Meets on the last Tuesday of each month at Nick’s 22nd Street Steakhouse 7pm

Writers Group: Meets each Thursday in the Game Room. 6:30pm.

 Autumn Adult Programs at the Library

“Myth of the Model City” September 12, 7 pm Library Atrium. Billy Winkel, Assistant Curator of the Detroit Historical Society will give a presentation that explores both the causes and events of the 1967 uprising. Understanding what led to the riot/rebellion is imperative to understanding the unrest. Additionally, this lecture will seek to dispel many myths that surround ’67.

Understanding Ancestry.com Wednesday, September 26 at 8 pm.  A librarian will demonstrate how to use the library edition of Ancestry.com to find the branches of your family tree. Participants will learn how to avoid common pitfalls and become familiar with the different tools available. Registration is required for this introductory course and begins September 8 at 9am. You can register online, over the phone, or in person.

Psychic Medium Kristy Robinett: October 17, 8 pm. Library Atrium  Kristy returns to the Shelby Township Library, this time to talk about a specific encounter she had in 2016 with a man who had departed for the other side. This lecture will discuss this Twilight Zone like event, along with information regarding grounded spirits and how to help with cross overs. Often paranormal investigators are counselors to the living, but just as much to the deceased. Registration required.

Not All Sugar and Spice: Bad Women of the Mitten October 24, 7 pm Library Atrium. If “Equal Means Equal” then some Michigan women have certainly proved that in the darkest of ways. Michigan true crime author Mardi Jo Link will visit the library to share stories of Michigan women who took matters into their own hands and ran afoul of the law.
What makes a good Michigan woman turn bad? This talk and PowerPoint slide show takes a look at these women criminals and others detailing their backgrounds, the motives for their crimes, and their punishments.

The Shot that Killed Millions: November 7, 7 pm Library Atrium. 100 years ago, a shot precipitated the carnage of World War I and changed the Twentieth Century. What were the pent up forces that unleashed that shot? OCC History Professor Emeritus Dennis Fiems presents the causes of this protracted conflict at 7pm in the Library Atrium. No registration required.

Ancestry.com–Beyond the Basics: November 14, 8:00 pm.
Participants familiar with Ancestry.com, either through their own exploration or by attending the Introduction to Ancestry.com class can learn more about the broad array of research tools available within the library subscription to Ancestry.com Registration required.

Winter Craft Night: December 12,  7 pm. Library Atrium. Adults are invited to join us on December 12 at 7pm to create some beautiful ornaments and other decorations to dispel the winter blues. No registration necessary but supplies are limited.