Oct 082015

thelivingJoin us for another thought-provoking book discussion! October’s title is The Living Is Easy by Dorothy West –

Tuesday, October 13th @ 2 pm (Meeting Room) & Wednesday, October 14th @ 7 pm (Southfield Room)

The Living is Easy takes a close, critical look at upper-class Black society in Boston around World War I. At its center is Cleo Jericho Judson, born in the South, the oldest of several sisters, a woman who exploits or creates weakness in others to gain her place in society and to maintain her role as the focus of her sisters’ dependent admiration.

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Oct 072015

columbus_dayThe Library will be closed Saturday, October 10th; Sunday, October 11th & Monday, October 12th in recognition of Columbus Day. We will reopen at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13th.

Don’t forget that our web site is available for your research and downloadable e-book / audiobook needs any time.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Oct 012015

zinioThis service, provided through The Library Network, allows Southfield and Lathrup Village residents to download full digital copies of over 200 magazines, including such popular titles as Cosmopolitan, Forbes, National Geographic and Newsweek.

Checking out magazines with Zinio is easy. Simply visit our Zinio Site and click on the Create New Account tab in the upper right hand corner to create your account and start reading. You will receive an email welcoming you to the RBdigital Gateway library portal, which we access through The Library Network.

Magazines can be read on your computer or on a variety of mobile devices with the Zinio app found on the bottom of Zinio’s homepage or in your app store. Best of all, there are no checkout limits with Zinio, so there are never any late fees. You can view your checked out magazines anytime.