These free programs are held at the library and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. To register, stop by or call!
Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
On the third Wednesday of each month, from 1:00 to 2:00PM, the Wednesday Afternoon Book Club will read from the list below!
Please reserve your copy and register for this free program in the library or by phone.
12/19/2018 – Standard Deviation - Katherine Heiny
1/16/2019 - The Wonder - Emma Donoghue
2/20/2019 – To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care - Cris Beam
3/20/2019 - Girl Waits with Gun - Amy Stewart
4/17/2019 – The Dinner - Herman Koch
Let’s Get Healthier
Join Susan Stark and Jan Olson to learn a variety of aspects to healthier living from diet and exercise, to sugar detox, alkalinity, reading labels and making healthier choices!
Every first and third Thursday of the month from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
Online Marketing 101
Laura Slowinski and Thom Stark will show you how to create effective strategies for online marketing and use social media to your advantage.
Every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Holiday Create @ Your Library: Charm Bracelet
Virginia from the Clawson Library will demonstrate and have you create a charm bracelet just in time for the holidays! Class size is very limited.
Registration begins November 12
Monday, December 10 7:00PM
Bring your mat or use a chair and join Marilyn Bird for a free basic yoga class, designed for all ages and skill levels. This class will teach you how to improve your flexibility, strength and balance with basic yoga poses and breathing techniques.
We will also explore how to utilize the mind-body-breath connection to promote a deep sense of peacefulness and relaxation. Class size is limited.
Registration begins November 19
Monday, December 17 6:30pm -7:15pm
LEGO Morning for Adults!!
Calling all adults!! LEGOS aren’t just for kids. Come enjoy a morning of creativity with everyone’s favorite building blocks!!
Registration begins December 15
Saturday, January 19 11:00AM – Noon
Fermented Vegetables & Fruit
Learn all about fermented vegetables and fruit, and the benefits of making your own.
It’s easy, fun and nutritious, plus you’ll gain the confidence to repeat the process at home with other vegetables and fruit.
The Nourishing Traditions Cookbook and other helpful fermentation cookbooks and tools will be available for purchase.
Registration begins January 7
Monday, January 28 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Join us for the latest craze in relaxation – coloring! We will provide the black and white drawings, colored pencils and markers, you provide the inspiration.
Registration beings January 16
Wednesday, February 13 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Gut Health: From the Inside Out
Aaron Wallace from Balance Your Fitness will help you learn how to improve your health from the inside out by understanding one of the most important systems of the body...THE GUT! You can stop flipping from diet to diet and learn the underlying causes of inflammation, weight gain and sickness today.
Registration beings January 19
Saturday, February 16 Noon – 1:00PM
A History of Detroit’s Eastern Market
Come listen to Lisa Rush talk about the history of Detroit's Eastern Market. It’s the largest historic public market district in the United States, and also a beloved icon of Metro Detroit.
Registration begins January 28
Monday, February 25 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Join The Friends of the Library!
The Friends of Blair Memorial Library meet at 6:30pm on the first Monday of the month (September–June). This dedicated group of library boosters welcomes all members of the community to join them as they plan activities and fundraisers to support the library.
Clawson Business Resource Center Programming
Through a partnership of the Clawson Blair Memorial Library, Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the support of the Oakland County Small Business Center we offer an extensive collection of resources for all your business needs.
One-on-one business mentoring is available by SCORE representatives, current and retired business executives, offering no cost confidential counseling. Request counseling online at https://detroit.score.org; click on ‘Request a Meeting’ in the green box on the right side of the page or phone 313-226-7947.
Note: Appointments may be scheduled in Clawson, at the *Blair Memorial Library, every Wednesday from 5pm-8pm. If you desire the Clawson location please specify. If using the online scheduling note Clawson in the ‘Your Question’ box. Clawson is the only location that offers evening counseling.