The Library now has a dedicated Therapy Dog: Lola! Lola works primarily during outreach visits to the community. Lola can be found visiting the community from the schools to senior living facilities. Stop by and say hi to our newest four-legged library team member!
February 19th — March 4th
Visit your home library and show your library card to receive a 1-day shopping pass for Costco!
*Passes are only valid at the Costco store located on Whitmore Lake Road in Brighton*
Programs & Events
Winter Reading Program!
All ages are invited to celebrate March is Reading Month with the first-ever Winter Reading Program at the library! Simply stop in and get a reading log. Check in once a week for a small prize.
Battle of the Books!
Month of March
Teens 6th-12th grades. Read the books and then vote for your favorite during each week's battle. March begins on a Thursday, so weeks will run Thursday-Wednesday. Every voter will receive a prize for entering *One vote per voter per week please. Vote in person at the library.
Week 1: March 1st-7thWonder vs. Goodbye Stranger
Best OMG So Good! Book
Week 2: March 8th-14thHoot vs. Fuzzy Mud
Battle of the Eco-Adventure
Week 3: March 15th-21stBecause of Mr. Terupt vs.
Battle of the Teachers The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary
Week 4: March 22nd-29thThe City of Ember vs. The Maze Runner
Battle of the Dystopias
Battle of the Books:
March 9th, 16th, & 30th
Movie Begins at 2:30pm
Teens 6th-12th Grades. Join us at the Fowlerville Library after school on Fridays in March for a showing of some great movies based on books from this year's Battle of the Books!
*Space is limited. Admittance will be given on a first-come first-served basis to the first 30 teens to arrive, and requires a 2017-2018 signed Program Permission Form.
March 9th (PG)
March 16th (PG)
March 30th (PG-13)
Beyond the Book:
Thursday, March 8th at 7pm
Adults. Join us for a Beyond the Book discussion continuing our winter topic: Poverty in America. Books will be given at registration while supplies last. Discussion will begin at 7pm. Light refreshments will be served.
*Register in person to attend. Registration begins January 15th.
Colorful Zebra Painting Workshop
Friday, March 9th
Teens 6th-12th grades. Brighten up the winter blahs by joining Paint and Pour at the library to step-by-step paint a colorful zebra. Pizza and a beverage will be served.
*Registration is required and includes a 2017-2018 signed Program Permission Form. Registration begins February 23rd. Register by March 7th to attend.
New Adult Service:
Monday, March 12th
Also Coming: April 16th and May 14th
Adults. We bring the library to you! You can get a library card; check in and out large print and audio books; get help with the Axis 360 app and eBooks; get your library questions answered; and get one-on-one technology help with your tablet or other small device. You can also visit with Lola, our Therapy Dog!
10am at Rolling Meadows
11am at Livingston Greene
12pm at Glenwood Apartments
Ready to Read Michigan:
I Got the Rhythm
Wed. March 14th
Kids K-5th grades. Celebrate March is Reading Month with us at a special One State—One Story Event! Enjoy the story and participate in some hands-on activities!
*Participation is limited. Register in person to attend. Registration begins Febraury 28th.
Each month at 2:30pm
Adults. This program is brought to you by local Master Gardeners of the Fowlerville Garden Club. Topics are subject to change.
March 22nd Healing Power of Herbs
April 19th Succulents
May 17th Rock Gardens
*Register in person to attend all three sessions. Registration begins March 8th.
Special Adult Event:
Escape the Library!
Thursday, March 29th at 7pm
Adults. Stop Professor B. Adguy from going back in time and taking over the world! You and your team will solve puzzles, find clues, and discover the keys to unlock the "failsafe key" and save the world! You can register as a group of five OR be assigned to a group the night of the event. All groups will be working ‘escaping’ Dr. B. Adguy’s future world order at the same time. There will be light refreshments and social time following the event.
*Register in person to attend. Registration begins March 15th and includes a refundable $5 cash deposit.
Livingston Reads 2018
March 1st-April 30th
Murder on the Orient Express
Blood on the Mitten:
Author Talk with
Thursday, March 15th at 7pm
Adults. Join us in welcoming Tom Carr, author of Blood on the Mitten: Infamous Michigan Murders 1700 to Present, the first volume in his Great Lakes Murder Series. Enjoy an engaging author talk,
Q & A session, and light refreshments.
*Register in person to attend. Registration begins March 1st and include a refundable $5 cash deposit.
Beyond the Book:
Book & Movie Discussion
Thursday, April 12th
Adults. Featuring Murder on the Orient Express, sign-up to read the original mystery by Agatha Christie, then join us at the library for a special double feature event! We will start with a showing of the 2017 version of the film beginning in the afternoon (exact time TBD). We will take a dinner break, pizza and beverages will be provided. And finally we will finish off the night with the 1974 version of the film beginning at our usual time 7pm, followed by discussion of the book and two movies! You are welcome to attend one or both of the films.
*Register in person to attend. Registration begins March 22nd. Free copies of the book will be given while supplies last to Fowlerville School District residents when you register.
Last Stop: Murder
Thursday, April 19th at 7pm
Adults. Come to the library to play the exciting murder mystery game Last Stop: Murder, set on a snow-stopped train, just like Murder on the Orient Express!
*Register in person to attend. Registration begins April 5th and include a refundable $5 cash deposit.
Historic Howell Theater
Friday, April 20th at 7pm
First-come, first-served basis. Show your current library card from your Livingston County home library for free admission to Murder on the Orient Express. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the theater. Enjoy the show!