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Upcoming Programs & Events

Do you want to meet interesting people? Believe that some books just need to be discussed? Want to read interesting books you might otherwise not read?

Join us on the following Tuesday mornings from 10:30 am - noon because sometimes it's just fun to chat about a book. Copies of the book selections will be available for checkout at the library for several weeks prior to the discussion.

Book Club - Fiction
Discussion Date: May 9, 2017
Reading Selection: The Bookwoman's Last Fling by John Dunning
Genre: Booksellers and bookselling; Horse trainers; Mystery fiction

Discussion Date: June 13, 2017

Reading Selection: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
Genre: Thomas Edison; George Westinghouse; Electric Lighting
Book Club - Nonfiction

Discussion Date: April 25, 2017
Reading Selection: Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation by Cokie Roberts
Genre: Women-United States history and political activity

Discussion Date: May 23, 2017

Reading Selection: The Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
Genre: Disaster Hospitals, Hurricane Katrina
Discussion Date: June 27, 2017
Reading Selection: Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
Genre: Economics

MPL Book Club is on Facebook!
You are cordially invited to join  MacDonald Public Library's Online Book Club today!

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 6-8 pm
Theme: Mexican

Here's how it works:

1. Select a recipe from a cookbook, cooking magazine or food blog that fits the up-coming month's theme.
2. Spend some time perusing the cookbook, magazine, or blog and select a recipe or two to test.
3. Bring  a copy of your recipe to share with the group.
4. Optional: make a recipe from the cookbook and bring samples to the meeting.
5. Join us for a lively discussion of the cookbooks and some delicious taste tests!
No reservations required.

Adult Coloring

Come join us for a chance to relax,
socialize, and perfect
your coloring technique.

Tuesdays: April 25th and May 9th
from 6 – 7:45 pm

Bring your creativity, we supple the coloring sheets and pencils; or you can bring your own supplies.


Why join Genealogy Club? To find answers to the basic question of where do I come from, to validate family stories, historical events, trace land ownership,  preserves your family’s culture, prove lineage,  help one to understand their namesake through family letters and diaries.

The Genealogy Club meets on the following Thursday's at 10:30 am:

April 20, 2017
May 18, 2017
June 15, 2017

Reservations are appreciated.

Memoir Writing Workshops
Everybody has a unique story to tell. By creating a written narrative you offer a rich legacy for future generations. Join us on the following Thursdays from 1-2 pm:

April 20, 2017
May 18, 2017

No registration required.

 Knitting & Crochet Clubs

Bring a project to work on and join either group of crochet and knitting enthusiasts!

The Sit 'n Knit Group meets every Monday morning from 10 am - noon.

The Stitches Crochet & Knitting Group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings of every month from 6 - 7:45 pm.

No registration needed for either group.


Gardening Q & A Clinics: 

T. B. D.


Are you looking for opportunities to give back to the community Volunteer Opportunities are available with the following local community organizations:

New Baltimore Farmer's Market 
Forgotten Harvest
Henry Ford Macomb Volunteer
Humane Society of Macomb
Macomb County Volunteer Opportunities
The Parade Company (Metro Detroit Events)
The Red Cross
The Salvation Army  
The United Way

Volunteer Match