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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.

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 

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 –

Yoga-For-All Ages
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 February 18
Monday, March 18     6:30pm -7:15pm

An Evening of Marimba
Enjoy a lively evening of classical music as well as learning the story of marimba from local musician Paul Demick.
Registration begins February 25
Monday, March 25   6:30PM

A Lighthearted Trip to the Zoo!
Clawson resident and photographer, Ellen Skoglund will present a variety of her lively and playful animal photographs of her outings at the zoo!
Registration begins March 2
Saturday, March 30    2:00pm-3:00pm

Health is a Gift You Give Yourself presented by Dr. Robert Breakey
Join VegMichigan and Dr. Robert Breakey for a free presentation on the health benefits of eating vegan and a delicious vegan food tasting following the discussion. Registration is limited.
Registration begins March 13
Wednesday, April 10   6:00PM to 7:00PM

Medicare Made Clear
Licensed insurance counselor David Banet, Sr. will provide an informative workshop on Medicare.
Registration beings April 13                 
Saturday, May 11   10AM-11AM 

MI Attorney General’s Consumer Programs: Home Repair and Improvement
A representative from the Consumer Protection Division of the Michigan Department of Attorney General, will review the telltale signs of home repair scams, unscrupulous contractors, and discuss how to navigate the home improvement process.
Registration begins April 22
Monday, May 20   6:30PM to 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.

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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