Programs for Adults

Registration is required for many adult programs. Please call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-618-7693, come in, or use our online events calendar to register. All programs are held in the library's Community Room unless otherwise noted.

All programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Waterford Library.

SUMMER  2017

North Oakland Dixieland Band

Saturday, June 3rd, at 1:30 pm in the Community Room
​To enter a weekly prize drawing, turn in a book review form, or forms, for that week. Winners are drawn from the previous week’s entries. Complete 5 book review forms (online or in print) to be eligible for the grand prize drawing.

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Learn to Meditate

Starts Monday, June 5th, at 7:00 pm in the Community Room
This six week program beginning Monday June 5 offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, which when practiced daily, help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health, and most of all will lead you to inner calm and peace.

The six dates are Mondays June 5, 12, 19, 26 and July 10 and 17.

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How Sweet to Be a Friend 

Sunday, June 11th, at 3:00 pm in the Community Room
Open House hosted by the Waterford Township Friends of the Library to introduce you to the group and encourage you to become a member. Stop in to chat and enjoy sweet treats made by the Friends from recipes in the Library's cookbook collection.
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Summer Reading Program

June 19th - August 6th
To enter a weekly prize drawing, turn in a book review form, or forms, for that week. Winners are drawn from the previous week’s entries. Complete 5 book review forms by 5 pm on August 6th (online or in print) to be eligible for the grand prize drawing.
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Eclipse Talk: Seven Ponds Astronomy Club

Tuesday, August 8th at 7:00 pm in the Community Room
A total solar eclipse is crossing the U.S. on August 21st! We'll be able to view the eclipse from right here in Waterford. Learn about past and future eclipses, what’s occurring during an eclipse, and how to safely view the solar eclipse in Waterford.

Presented by the Seven Ponds Astronomy Club (check them out on Facebook too).

Free eclipse glasses will be available at the event thanks to STAR_Net.


Coloring Supplies Available at the Reference Desk

Do you enjoy coloring? We have a variety of coloring books and materials for you to use - there’s no need to bring your own supplies! Take a relaxing break at a study table or in a comfy chair, and let your creative side take over. Supplies are available now at the Adult Reference Desk for your convenience.

Poetry Writers' Workshop

Local poet and teacher Glen Armstrong leads the workshop, which meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the library Conference Room. Bring paper and a pen or pencil; leave with a poem. No registration required.

Library Garden Club

Meets the second Wednesday of each month, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, in the Community Room
The first half of the meeting will be a hands-on experience caring for the Children's Sensory Garden. Bring your gardening gear.
The second half will be an educational presentation on a topic of interest to the group.
Wednesday, June 14th's presentation (around 7:00 pm) is Butterflies in the Garden, presented by Brenda Dzdiezic, owner of Brenda's Butterfly Habitat


Computer Classes


Ask the "Tech Guy"

Saturday, June 17th, 1:30-4:00 pm, & Saturday, July 15th, 1:30-4:00 pm
Both dates in the Conference Room
Computer/technology help. One-on-one assistance with your own device or computer (bring it with you). Our library computer technician will do his best to troubleshoot your problem, answer your questions, or advise you on what to do.

Registration is required. Please make a half-hour appointment by calling 248-618-7694 or coming in to the adult Reference Desk, or online.

Book Discussions

Afternoon Book Discussion Group - Join our Afternoon Book Discussion Group. We meet at 1:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. Refreshments provided. Call 248-618-7693 to register or request a copy of the book.

Evening Book Discussion Group - Beginning in January 2017, discussions will be on the second Thursday instead of the second Tuesday of every month (excluding August) in the library Conference Room at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the book to be discussed at the next meeting are available at the Adult Reference Desk beginning the day after each month's discussion.

Waterford Genealogical Society 
Meetings are held at the library.

The Adult Services Department may be reached by phone at 248-618-7693 or 248-618-7694.