Adult Programs
Featured Programs

board gamesFamily Board Game Bonanza
Saturday, August 19 from 12:00-5:00pm
Come unplug and relax with some tabletop games at the Library.  Gamers of all ages are welcome to drop in and enjoy a variety of board games and card games.  Everyone is welcome!  Bring the whole family!  For more information, please call (248) 364-6706.

after hours movies at the denAfter Hours Movies at the DEN
Friday, August 25 from 7:00-9:00pm - Movie: KONG: Skull Island
Join the Auburn Hills Public Library for movie night at The Den in Downtown Auburn Hills. Doors open at 6:45pm with the movie starting at 7:00pm. For more information, please call (248) 364-6706. 

102 minutesPatriot Week Movie Screening: 102 Minutes That Changed America
Monday, September 11 from 7:00-8:30pm
This award-winning documentary from the History Channel shows the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the impact that they had on America.  Participants can honor the day and remember the fallen by watching this informative movie.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.



muslim neighbor - CopyKnow Your Muslim Neighbor
Saturday, September 30 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Learn about American Muslims and enjoy hands-on activities for all ages!  " A Forgotten History: Muslims and Early America" Poster Exhibit, discussion, calligraphy, international delicacies and coffee.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

autumn place settingsDIY Program: Autumn Place Settings
Monday, October 9 from 6:30-8:00pm
Make four place settings using burlap, paper leaves and raffia.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

board gamesFamily Board Game Day
Saturday, October 14 from 12:00-5:00pm
Saturday, November 18 from 12:00-5:00pm
Come unplug and relax with some tabletop games at AHPL.  Gamers of all ages are welcome to drop in and enjoy a variety of board games and card games.  For more information, please call (248) 364-6706.

AHHSAuburn Hills Past and Present: A Photographic Tour Through Time
Tuesday, October 17 from 7:00-8:15pm
Come time-travel into the past with the Auburn Hills Historical Society, as they present a photographic slide show of Auburn Hills, past and present.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

thanksgiving-turkey-featuredTerrified of the Holiday Table? Give Yourself the Gift of Health
Monday, October 23 from 7:00-8:00pm
Are you terrified of the holiday table?  Learn how to boost your metabolism, and be healthier and balanced by making smarter choices at your holiday feast!  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

crochet - CopyDIY Program: Beginner's Crochet
Monday, November 13 from 6:30-8:00pm
Students will learn a few basic crochet stitiches while making a scarf.  Students will need to bring their own crochet hook (H), and a skein of medium or 4-ply worsted weight yarn.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

cookiesCookie and Recipe Swap
Monday, December 4 from 7:00-8:00pm
Bring a batch of cookies and the recipe for how to make them.  Creativity is encouraged!  Participants will be able to sample other cookies, talk about them, and take home a copy of each recipe.  The recipe must be provided prior to any tasting, to avoid any potential allergies.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

unnamedCouch Co-Op Night
Thursday, December 28 from 6:00-8:00pm
This will be an evening for casual competition, using casual gamer-friendly games such as Wii Sports, Wii Play, Wheel of Fortune, Pictionary, 1-2 Switch, etc.  Multiple gaming stations will be set up around the large meeting room, and patrons can sign up for blocks of time.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

Group and Club Meetings

euchreEuchre Club (Open to all ages)
Saturday, August 26 from 11:00am-12:30pm
Saturday, September 23 from 11:00am-12:30pm
Saturday, October 28 from 11:00am-12:30pm
Saturday, November 11 from 11:00am-12:30pm
Saturday, December 16 from 11:00am-12:30pm
Come, join our new Euchre Club and learn how to play this fun Midwestern card game.  An instructor will teach you how to play, and a rules handout will be available.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

book-bingoBook Bingo
Wednesday, September 13 from 2:00-3:00pm
Wednesday, October 11 from 2:00-3:00pm
Wednesday, November 8 from 2:00-3:00pm
Wednesday, December 13 from 2:00-3:00pm
Play Book Bingo at the Library to win book prizes, have fun and make new friends! Enjoy the benefits of engaging in mentally stimulating activities like games. We meet in the Library's large meeting room on the second Wednesday of each month from 2:00-3:00pm.  For more information, please call (248) 364-6706.

murder by the book - CopyMurder by the Book Discussion Group
Saturday, August 19 from 10:30-11:30am -- Death Stalks Door County by Patricia Skalka
Saturday, September 16 from 10:30-11:30am -- The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Saturday, October 21 from 10:30-11:30am -- Princess Elizabeth's Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal
Saturday, November 18 from 10:30-11:30am -- Liar's Key by Carla Neggers
If you can't resist a good mystery, join us for Murder by the Book, the Library's mystery book discussion group.  For more information, please call (248) 364-6706.
read movies watch booksRead Movies, Watch Books
Thursday, September 14 from 5:00-8:00pm -- The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Thursday, November 2 from 5:00-8:00pm -- We Bought a Zoo by William Mee
Thursday, December 7 from 5:00-8:00pm -- Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
A book club for books made into movies.  We will watch a movie based on a book, with lively discussion following.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.
adult animeAdult Anime Club
Monday, September 18 from 6:00-8:00pm
Monday, October 16 from 6:00-8:00pm
Monday, November 20 from 6:00-8:00pm
Monday, December 18 from 6:00-8:00pm
This program is for patrons ages 18 and up. Participants can talk with other anime enthusiasts, watch an anime movie or television show, and do other fun activities.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

writers groupAuburn Hills Writers' Group
Thursday, September 21 from 6:30-8:30pm
Thursday, October 19 from 6:30-8:30pm
Thursday, November 16 from 6:30-8:30pm
Thursday, December 21 from 6:30-8:30pm
Interested adult writers, 18 years and older, are encouraged to meet, mingle, and discuss their work.  Bring your notebook, a fellow writer, and a small protion of the work you wish to share.  Support and valuable feedback await you!  For more information, please call (248) 364-6706.

Technology Programs

computer basicsComputer Basics Series
Wednesday, October 11 from 6:30-8:00pm - The basics of a Windows 10 PC
Wednesday, November 8 from 6:30-8:00pm - Using computer programs, with a focus on Microsoft Word
Wednesday, December 13 from 6:30-8:00pm - How to search, navigate, and stay safe on the Internet
Patrons who do not feel comfortable or confident using a computer: this series is for you! Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.
Cut-the-CordCutting the Cable, Cutting the Cord
Monday, October 23 from 3:00-4:30pm
This will be an informational session about accessing television content without a traditional cable or satellite package.  Different factors regarding the decision to cut the cable will be discussed, and handouts will be provided with discussed information and additional resources.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, please call (248) 364-6706.

computer tablet phone_0Technology One-on-One Appointments
Wondering how to add an attachment to an email?  Send someone a photo from your phone?  Start a Facebook account?  Save a Word document as a PDF?  Have another specific technology question that you would like help with?  You can schedule a half-hour session with a computer assistant.  For more information or to make an appointment, please call (248) 364-6706 for availability.