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R.E.A.D._program_intro_photoFor the youngest patrons and their parents, there are regularly scheduled storytimes, as well as special holiday events and the annual Summer Reading Program. R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dog) is a service for those in grades 1-6 who would like to spend 15 minutes reading to the special therapy dog that visits the Library. Homeschoolers and their parents have events scheduled regularly to highlight features of the Youth Services Area. Youth collections include picture books, easy-readers, chapter books, nonfiction, youth graphic novels, DVDs, audio books, music CDs, puppets, media kits, video games, computer games, and magazines.

Teens have a multitude of collections and programming for their personal and educational needs, including video gaming, craft programs, a book discussion group, and volunteer opportunities. There are also programs designed to prepare teens and their parents for the college admission process. Teens can also take advantage of Summer Games events and have their own collection of graphic novels, audio books, graphic novels, and manga, as well as regular teen fiction and nonfiction books.

Adults are invited to attend a diverse assortment of programs offered at the Library. The Friends of the Library sponsor speakers from the Detroit Institute of Art on a regular basis. The ongoing Rhapsody; Music at the Library is another popular series backed by the Friends. Money Management Seminars and Medicare workshops take place several times each year. The Great audience_w-speakerMichigan Read Program takes place annually, and the library's book discussion groups take part, as well as the general public. Other library groups focus on needlecrafts, gardening, film discussion, papercrafting, and support for those with low vision. Computer classes take place in the library's computer lab. Adult collections include traditional fiction and nonfiction titles, DVDs and Blu-Rays, audio books, e-media to read and play on personal devices, video games, magnifiers, music CDs, large print books, magazines, and graphic novels. Outreach services and home delivery are available for local residents, as well as exam proctoring.