These free programs are held at the library and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. To register, stop by or call!
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale will offer a wide selection, with proceeds going to fund programs and projects throughout the year. Hardcovers, paperbacks, magazines and audio-visual materials will be sold.
Saturday, April 14 to Saturday, April 21
Book Sale Preview Night
Shop the Spring Book Sale before the public. Current Friends members are welcome, or memberships will be for sale at the door.
Friday, April 13 6:30PM to 7:30PM
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.
2/21/2018 – The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
3/21/2018 - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
4/18/2018 – I Will Send Rain - Rae Meadows
CANCELED - Getting Ready for Income Tax Time
Learn valuable information impacting your tax situation and your tax return from CPA Tom Hill. Mr. Hill will present key information to help you gain an understanding of important tax concepts and aid you in preparing your return.
Registration begins January 21
Monday, February 19 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Sending Your Child to College
Invest in your child’s future without sacrificing yours. John M. Dyer, CRPC® Associate Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, will help you define a college saving goal that is right for you, determine today’s cost and various payment options, balance retirement and college savings and understand what goes into college saving and college spending.
Registration begins January 20
Saturday, February 24 10:00AM -11:00AM
Mini Scrapbook Album Workshop
Create an adorable personal mini scrapbook for keeps or for a gift. This album is great for a variety of occasions! Class size is very limited.
Registration begins February 17
Saturday, March 17 11:00AM to Noon
A Winter Accordion Concert
Enjoy a lively evening of accordion music from local musician Bob Berta.
Registration beings February 19
Monday, March 19 7:00 to 7:45pm
UFOs Over Michigan
Clawson resident, Bill Konkolesky will give a presentation about UFO incidents and sighting in Michigan.
Registration begins April 2
Monday, April 30 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Medicare Made Clear
Licensed insurance counselor David Banet, Sr. will provide an informative workshop on Medicare.
Registration beings April 14
Saturday, May 12 10AM-11AM
The Music of George Gershwin
Come listen and learn about the great music of George Gershwin with Stuart Johnson.
Registration begins April 16
Monday, May 14 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Essential Oil For Wellness and DIY Project!
Stefanie Hays will discuss the importance of essential oils and have you create your own essential oil gift. Class size is limited.
Registration begins April 23
Monday, May 21 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Clawson Writers Group
Attention writers! Join fellow writers for inspiration, feedback, and to help each other take writing to the next level. Bring works in progress, paper and pen. We meet from 1:00pm to 2:00pm every second Thursday of the month.
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.