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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.

6/19/2019 –  The Last Ballad - Wiley Cash
7/17/2019 -  Before the Fall - Noah Hawley
8/21/2019 – Educated - Tara Westover

Adult Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories!
Enjoy a summer reading program for adults. For registration, participation and prize information visit or call the library today!

Recycling 101
Join us for an interactive, informative and  fun presentation presented by SOCCRA on recycling facts versus myths.
Registration begins May 28
Monday, June 24     6:30pm -7:30pm

Card Making Workshop
Cathy Woodward will demonstrate and have you create your own greeting cards.
Class size is limited.
Registration begins May 29
Wednesday, June 26     6:00pm – 8:00pm

Coloring Party for 0 to 99!!
Be a part of the latest craze in relaxation – coloring! We will provide the black and white drawings, colored pencils and markers, you provide the inspiration. All ages are welcome!!
Registration begins June 10
Wednesday, July 10   6:00pm – 8:00pm

Fermented Vegetables & Fruit
Learn all about fermented vegetables and fruit, and the benefits of making your own.It’s easy, fun and nutritious, plus you’ll gain the confidence to repeat the process at home with other vegetables and fruit.The Nourishing Traditions Cookbook and other helpful fermentation cookbooks and tools will be available for purchase.
Registration begins June 17
Monday, July 15    6:30PM – 7:30PM

Sustainable Gardening
Jan Bills, author and founder of Two Women and a Hoe, will teach us how sustainable gardening includes a variety of practices that respond to environmental concerns. These practices are used in every stage of gardening including design, planting and maintenance.
Registration begins July 17
Wednesday, August 14   6:30pm – 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. 

Let’s Get Healthier - ON HOLD FOR THE SUMMER
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 - ON HOLD FOR THE SUMMER
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 


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