Programs with fees must register in person at the circulation desk. Class fees are non-refundable. Age requirement of 15 years and up unless otherwise indicated. All programs begin promptly at time indicated. Non-fee programs can be registered using the register link below the program date.
Registration begins Monday, December 28.
The Martian: Locations and Landscapes
Thursday, April 28 @ 6:30pmregister online
Explore the landscapes and locations visited by Mark Watney in "The Martian." Shannon Murphy from the University of Michigan Department of Astronomy will discuss some of the red planet's physical features and the processes that shaped them. A Livingston Reads program.
Pet Wellness and Nutrition (ages 12+)
Monday, May 2 @ 6:30pmregister online
Trish Hibberd will be covering many topics, such as nutrition, vaccinations, and illness prevention in this informative seminar, to help your pets live long, healthy,and happy lives.
Star Wars Mythology
Wednesday, May 4 @ 6:30pmregister online
May the Fourth Be With You! Celebrate this Star Wars holiday by joining Dr. Harry Eiss, Eastern Michigan University Professor of World Mythology, in a lecture, discussion, and commentary on scenes from the original Star Wars trilogy. Light refreshments will be provided.
Lunch & Learn: Kentucky Derby Tea Party (FEE: $5)
Thursday, May 5 @ 12pm
Put on your best hat and come learn about the history and traditions of one of the country's longest running and most beloved sporting and cultural events. Sweet and savory treats provided.
Saturday, May 7 @ 1pm
Bring a blanket and a snack.
Tuesday, May 9 @ 6:30pmregister online
Kathleen Hansen from the Huron Valley Audubon Society will provide in-depth information on bird feeding, including types of foods, pros and cons of bird feeding, and how to deal with unexpected guests.
Livingston County Humane Society (ages 12+)
Tuesday, May 10 @ 6:30pmregister online
Come learn about what the Humane Society does, what responsible pet ownership entails, and how you can adopt. Carole Bullion will share heartwarming stories and pictures of animals they have helped.
Open Craft Night
Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30pmregister online
Looking to start a new craft or finish a project that you've been putting off? Bring your own supplies -- we'll provide some basics (scissors, tape, glue, etc.) as well as moral support and inspiration!
Pet Psychology (ages 12+)
Monday, May 16 @ 6:30pmregister online
Karen Vaden, from Attaboy Dog Training, will give an overview of pet psychology and communication, and discuss how to incorporate this knowledge into obedience training with your furry friend.
Thursday, May 19 @ 1pm
Bring a blanket and a snack.
Ann Arbor Beer
Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30pmregister online
Covering the exploits of famous poets, performers and prohibitionists, local author David Bardallis pops the cap off the big beer history of this college town. The author's book will be for sale.
What every bicyclist must know (ages 8+)
Tuesday, May 24 @ 6:30pmregister online
Join Anne Readette from the League of Michigan Bicyclists to learn about laws pertaining to Michigan bicyclists, safety rules, and bicycling events across the state.
Tuesday, May 31 @ 6:30pmregister online
Joannée DeBruhl from Stone Coop Farm in Brighton will cover everything you need to know to about growing your own organic garden, including growing produce in the winter and eating seasonally.