|Registration is required for all adult programs. Please call the adult reference desk (248-618-7694), 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*
For your protection: two informative presentations by a member of the Attorney General of Michigan’s Senior Brigade. (You don’t have to be a senior adult to attend.) In the Conference Room.
Tuesday March 4, 1pm
Tuesday March 11, 1pm
Ask the “Tech Guy”
Saturday, March 15 10:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday, April 26 2-4pm
Walk-in computer/technology help. One-on-one assistance with your own device or computer (bring it in with you). Our library computer technician will do his best to troubleshoot your problem, answer your questions, or advise you on what to do. In the Conference Room.
Original Six Dynasties: The Detroit Red Wings
Saturday, April 5, 1pm
Bob Duff, sports writer for the Windsor Star and hockey historian, will speak about his book Original Six Dynasties: The Detroit Red Wings. From the description of the book: "The Original Six: the Red Wings. The Canadiens. The Leafs, the Blackhawks, the Rangers, and the Bruins. From 1942 to 1967 these were the only teams competing for the Stanley Cup. They played each other 14 times a year, and rivalries were bitter. For the Detroit Red Wings, this was the golden age of hockey. Gordie Howe, Sid Abel, and Ted Lindsay struck fear in goalies' hearts with their famous Production Line, one of the highest-scoring lines in NHL history..."
Academy award-nominated movies shown on the big screen in our Community Room.
Thursday January 30, 6:30pm
Saturday February 1, 2pm
Saturday February 22, 1:30pm
A series of free classes designed to prepare you to trace your FAMILY HISTORY.
Irvin Rabideau, B.S., M.A., M.S.L.S., A.B.D., is the instructor.
Genealogy 101 Saturday, February 15 An introduction to the basics of genealogical research including basic techniques, reference tools, and strategies; library research, the U.S. census as a source, the use of Ancestry and HeritageQuest, vital records, church records, and city directories.
Genealogy 102 Saturday, March 22 Topics covered include: geographic sources, brick-wall busting techniques, genealogy software evaluation and demonstration, GEDCOM files, creating web pages.
Genealogy 103 Saturday, April 26 Topics covered include: newspapers, obituaries, biographical sources, probate records, probate records, immigration & ship passenger lists, and naturalization records.
Genealogy 104 Saturday, May 17 Topics covered include: military records, land records, tax records and source citation techniques.
Afternoon Book Discussion Group - Join our Afternoon Book Discussion Group. We meet at 1pm, the third Monday of each month in the library Community Rm. Refreshments provided. Call (248) 618-7693 to register or request a copy of the book.
Evening Book Discussion Group - Discussions are every second Tuesday of each month in the library Conference Room at 7:00 p.m. Please register at the Adult Reference Desk and let us know if you need a copy of the book. (248) 618-7693
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.