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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.

10/18/2017 – Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
11/15/2017 - The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
12/20/2017 – The Christmas Pearl by Dorothea Benton Frank

Book Sale
The Friends of the Library Fall 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, November 4 to Saturday, November 11

Book Sale Preview Night
To kick off our Fall Book Sale, we'll be holding a "membership drive" and preview night. Shop the Fall Book Sale before the public. Current Friends members are welcome, or memberships will be for sale at the door.
Friday, November 3 from 6:30PM to 7:30PM

Irving Berlin: Dean of American Songwriters
Come listen and learn about the life and music of Irving Berlin with Stuart Johnson.
Registration begins September 18
Monday, October 16     6:00pm to 7:30pm

Social Security Seminar
David Banet, Sr., a licensed insurance counselor, will provide an educational seminar on the basics of Social Security.
Registration beings September 23                 
Saturday, October 21   10am-11am      

Medicare Made Clear
Licensed insurance counselor David Banet, Sr. will provide an informative workshop on Medicare.
Registration beings September 30                  
Saturday, October 28   10am-11am     

Handbell Concert
Join us for a musical performance by the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Royal Oak Handbell choir.
Registration begins October 16
Monday, November 13   7:00pm -8:00pm

Join The Friends of the Library!
The Friends of Blair Memorial Library meet at 6:15pm immediately preceding the Monday evening programs (October–June). This dedicated group of library boosters welcomes all members of the community to join them as they plan activities and fund-raisers to support the library.

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.

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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