Thursday, October 4, 2012

#Southfield Public #Library - October news and events @southfieldpl #michigan #michlit


Leaders on Leadership

Lunch Series 



Are leaders born or are they made? This will be explored in a showing of the Leaders on Leadership film series. Enjoy a delicious lunch courtesy of the Southfield Eatery and watch the Leaders on Leadership program, network and find out how the Library can help your business.  Larry Fobes, host of Leaders on Leadership, will host this series and lead a group discussion after each episode is shown.

  • Every Tuesday in October
  • 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
  • Meeting Room

Presented by the Southfield Public LibraryDetroit Public TelevisionLearning From LeadersLLC, the Southfield Eatery and the Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

Films begin at 12:15 p.m.

Leaders on Leadership is an Emmy-award winning, weekly television series in its 7th season produced by Detroit Public Television. It airs at 11 a.m. on Sundays and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays on WTVS Channel 56 and is available on-line at "On Demand."

October 2nd - J. Patrick Doyle, President & CEO Domino's Pizza

October 9th – Honorable Richard Snyder, Governor of Michigan

October 16th – Gail J. McGovern, President and CEO of the American Red Cross

October 23rd – W. Clark Bunting, President and General Manager of the Discovery Channel

October 30th – Charles F. Bolden, Jr., Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) From their Washington DC. headquarters


 Ma Baseema


Join us on Wednesday, October 10th for a special cooking demonstration hosted by the Chaldean Ladies of Charity(CALC). CALC is a non-profit charity organization and recently published the cookbook Ma Baseema: Middle Eastern Cooking with Chaldean Flair. A representative from CALC will teach participants how to make a Middle Eastern salad or appetizer, a main dish and a dessert – samples of the food will be provided. The cookbook will be available for purchase at this event and proceeds from the sale will benefit CALC's various programs. CALC is comprised of Chaldean American women energized by working together and with others to provide help and hope to those in need. They strive to preserve their heritage and enrich the community through awareness and advocacy, education and advice, and emotional and economic support.

Date: Wednesday, October 10th 
Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Meeting Room 

Learn more about your state! 

                                                                                                         What does the word Michigan mean? How involved was Michigan in the War of 1812?  Learn about the Wolverine state with these resources. 

Michigania - This digital archive documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.

MEL Michigania - links to online historical collections from all around the state from early images of Detroit to the building of the Mighty Mac bridge. 


Read To Kassie 


Come and Read to Kassie! 

Kassie is a certified therapy dog who would love to have you read to her. Drop in to the Youth Room on Mondays in October from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. and practice reading aloud to Kassie. She loves a good book!

For children in grades K-5th; no registration is necessary. For more information click here or call the library at (248) 796-4200.


Southfield Public Library helps immigrants Succeed!

literacy and English as a second language collection of books, audio books and DVDs.

Powerspeak Languages to help you learn a new language.

Books and movies in many languages.

Free computer and Internet access.


New Mysteries!

Check out the rest of our great programs from Baby Bounce Story Time to Fall Humanities: A Family Album to Wii Game On! to Jazz & Blues concert with Robert Penn Blues Band. 

Southfield Public Library 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076


Mon 1:00pm - 9:00pm; Tue 9:30am - 5:30pm; Wed 1:00pm - 9:00pm; Thu 9:30am - 5:30pm; Fri closed; Sat 9:30am - 5:30pm; Sun 1:00pm - 5:00pm 

Southfield Public Library / 26300 Evergreen Rd / Southfield, MI 48076

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