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On Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m., middle and high school students can learn step-by-step how to knit and crochet, and start a small project. Beginners are welcome. Presented by Daisjah Robertson and Roicin Carr. Registration is required and limited to 20. Visit ropl.org or call the Youth Reference Desk...
Take a break after the busy holiday season and finals. Make lip gloss, sugar scrub, hair chalk, masks and more. Hosted by the Teen Advisory.
The year of 2017 is ending and it is time to make a New Year resolution. Follow through on this 2018 resolution by creating a vision board. Consider attending At Bat’s Vision Board Party Fundraiser to plan this 2018 New Year’s resolution. Gain insightful information, learn how to strategize...
We are a juried fine art & handcraft show, one of only two February shows in Michigan.  We give customers a chance to get out in the melting snow and buy unique, quality merchandise directly from talented regional makers- a much-anticipated taste of spring and summer art fairs to...
Students ages 7-11 are invited enjoy search and find activities at the library on Tuesday, January 23 at 7 p.m. Participants will also make a cool I Spy craft to take home with them to continue their searching fun. All materials provided. Registration is limited to 30. Visit ropl.org or...
On Wednesday, January 24, 6:30-8 p.m., kids ages 7-12 will learn how to solder and use the Arduino platform to make an LED badge that really blinks. This is a great introduction to the world of robotics! Workshop is led by members of DIY workshop i3Detroit. Registration is limited to...
Celebrate Holi, the Indian festival of color and goodness, with us. Featuring traditional drumming, a few specialty foods and colorful crafts, this event will encourage fun and togetherness. At the end, we'll have a parade through the library to show off our colorful crafts.
Explore the Outdoor Natural Play Area and celebrate Mother Earth with a recycled craft, live animal interactions, vendor displays, free tree seedlings to the first 50 registered children and guided hikes at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Activities are outdoors, bring a face covering to enter the building. Event Cost: Free,...
Learn a traditional Inuit game and make a snake out of a stick.
The 1970s documentary King: A Filmed Record ... Montgomery to Memphis, follows the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and plays today at 1 p.m. You'll aslo find MLK-inspired crafts starting at 11 a.m.
Students of all levels will pour acrylic in their own unique way on to different surfaces such as coasters, small box, canvas and even a record to create a one of a kind masterpiece with instructor Sue Kimmen.
In this class, students will explore and experiment with acrylic paint. Students will learn techniques relating to opaque vs. transparent application, masking, texture and others.  Students will both explore on their own as well as be led in follow the leader style projects in order to leave with a...