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.
11/20/19 - The Windfall - Diksha Basu
12/18/19 - A Gentleman in Moscow - Amour Towles
1/15/2020 - The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century - Kirk W. Johnson
2/19/2020 – The Marsh King's Daughter - Karen Dionne
3/18/2020 - Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
4/15/2020 – Miracle Creek - Angie Kim
Blair Memorial Library’s 90th Anniversary Celebration
On Wednesday, November 13th, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, join us for an evening of music and entertainment celebrating the Blair Memorial Library’s 90th Anniversary!
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 11
Monday, December 9 6:30pm -7:15pm
Virginia from the Clawson Library will demonstrate and have you create a metal wire bangle bracelet just in time for the holidays! Class size is very limited.
Registration begins November 13
Wednesday, December 11 7:00PM
Practicing Mindfulness for Well-being
Learn about mindfulness and how to practice. This session will include an invitation to participate in some gentle mindful movement and guided meditation, followed by a discussion about ways to practice in everyday life. Feel free to wear comfortable clothes or simply come as you are! An attitude of curious skepticism is welcomed.
Registration begins December 7
Saturday, January 4 10:00AM
Oakland County Historical Presentation
As a part of the 2020 Oakland County Bicentennial commemoration, Jim Craft of the Oakland County Historical Commission will deliver a talk on the background, content and value of The 1877 History of Oakland County as historical literature.
Registration begins January 2
Wednesday, January 29 6:30P
What’s the Point of Exercise
Are you successfully reaching your fitness goals? Have you tried gyms, classes, trainers and therapists to relieve pain, reduce weight, improve flexibility and get stronger/healthier, without results? Learn the science behind reaching your goals safer, faster, and easier with Aaron Wallace from Balance Your Fitness.
Registration beings January 4
Saturday, February 1 Noon – 1:00PM
Michigan Haunts: Public Places; Eerie Spaces
Take a road trip with authors Gail Offen and Jon Milan in their latest book, Michigan Haunts: Public Places, Eerie Spaces, to "the other side," filled with hauntings, ghost towns, and bizarre tales of murder and mayhem from more than 300 years of Michigan history.
Registration begins January 15
Wednesday, February 12 6:30PM – 7:30PM
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
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.