Bloomfield Township Public Library News 5.30.23

Outdoor Family Story Time Wednesday, May 31 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Join us outside for story time this spring on the Youth Services Terrace! For families of all ages. (Story Time will be held inside in the case of bad weather.) No registration required. 

Library Card Design Contest June 1 ­– 30. Calling all artists!  Your artwork could be featured on a new library card. The Library invites Bloomfield Township residents to submit a design for one of three new library cards. The contest runs June 1–June 30. Entries will be grouped into three categories: ages 12 and younger, 13–17 years old, and 18 and older. Entry forms for the contest will be available starting June 1 at the Youth Desk, Circulation Desk, and Adult/Teen Desk, along with a tray for submissions. All entries must be submitted on paper at the Library. Entry forms from minors must be signed by a parent/legal guardian. Entries are limited to one entry per person. Bloomfield Township residency is a requirement, and all entries must be received by Friday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Teen Summer Volunteer Orientation Saturday June 3, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We are looking for responsible, community-focused teens, ages 14-18 years old and in high school, that would like to volunteer in the Youth Department this summer.  Eligible teens must either reside in the Bloomfield Township Public Library service area or be enrolled in Bloomfield Hills Public Schools. Teen volunteers will be assisting staff during children's programs, prepping materials for crafts, updating displays, and many other tasks. Sign up for orientation to learn about expectations, scheduling, and application forms. Click here to print an application or visit the Youth Services or Adult Services desk to pick up an application. If you are unable to attend orientation or to request accessibility accommodations, please contact the teen volunteer coordinator at


Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival Classical Family: Little Red Riding Hood, Saturday, June 17, 11:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. An enchanting performance that tells the story of this classic fairy tale through music. The whole family will be captivated by the whimsical and evocative sounds of the instruments as they journey through the beloved story. Sponsored by Gwen & S. Evan Weiner. ARTISTS: Hesper Quartet; JORDYN DAVIS Songs for Little Red Riding Hood. All ages are welcome, register at

Summer Reading Kick Off and Food Truck Rally Tuesday, June 20 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Adult and youth librarians are busy planning this year’s All Together Now Summer Reading Program which will run from June 20 through August 11, 2023. All ages are invited to come together to read books, complete activities, and win prizes in our Summer Reading Challenge! Join us for fun library events sure to inspire you to reach your reading goals. No registration required.

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