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Blair Memorial Library

Adult Programs


Adult Programs

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.

1/17/2018 -  Stoner by John Williams
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

Incredible !ndia
Clawson resident, Jennifer Perkins will present a travelogue of her captivating trip to India.
Registration begins December 18
Monday, January 22     7:00PM

Coloring Party!!
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 December 20                              
Wednesday, January 24   6:00PM – 8:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Card Making
Cathy Woodward will demonstrate and have you create our own greeting cards.
Class size is limited.
Registration begins January 6
Saturday, February 3    2:30PM – 4:30PM

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.R
Registration begins February 1
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


Clawson Genealogy Group
On the third Tuesday of every month, the Clawson Genealogy Group meets in the library from 2:30–4:00pm. Both new and experienced genealogists are welcome!

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.

Business Mentoring:
One-on-one business mentoring is available by SCORE representatives, current and retired business executives, offering no cost confidential counseling. Request counseling online at; 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. 


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