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Wayne Public Library

3737 S. Wayne Rd. Wayne MI. 48184
Phone: (734) 721-7832   Fax: (734) 721-0341
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The W.A.S.P. of Romulus Army Air Field

Thursday, March 12
7 - 8 p.m.

Join historian Daniel Mason to learn about the Women Airforce Service Pilots and the 107 female pilots who flew aircraft in and out of what is today Detroit Metro Airport.

Thank you to the Wayne Historical Society and the Friends of the Wayne Public Library for sponsoring this event.

Knit and Crochet Nights

Thursday Evenings March 19, April 9, and May 14
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Bring any of your knitting or crocheting supplies and enjoy a casual meet-up with fellow crafters. Knit and Crochet Nights run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. but you're free to drop in at any point during that time to get to know other attendees and to work on your projects.

This is an adult program but teens are welcome to join in as well!

Movie Matinee: Wonder Woman

Saturday, March 28
1 p.m.

Join us for a screening of Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot! Snacks will be provided.

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true identity.

The movie is rated PG-13 and has a runtime of 141 minutes.

Reading Room Dedication

Tuesday, April 21
7 - 7:30 p.m.

Join the Friends of the Wayne Public Library for a brief ceremony and light refreshments as they dedicate the library's reading room in memory of Ed Marman. A former teacher and librarian, Ed Marman loved reading, music, photography, travel, and all things Irish. He served as president of the Wayne Public Library Board for many years.

An Uncommon Criminal: The Extraordinary Life of Edwin Turner Osbaldeston

Presented by the author Kenson Siver

Tuesday, April 14
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Join Kenson Siver, Mayor of Southfield, MI, as he presents stories of his great-grandfather, Edwin Turner Osbaldeston. Osbaldeston was a serial con artist whose 70-year crime spree included masquerading as a doctor, professor, war hero, and more.

Movie Matinee: Detective Pikachu

Saturday, April 25
1 p.m.

Join us for a screening of Detective Pikachu! Snacks will be provided.

Follow Tim, the 21-year old son of Detective Harry Goodman, as he tries to track down his father with the help of Detective Pikachu.

The movie is rated PG and has a runtime of 104 minutes.

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 2

There will be free comics in both the youth and adult areas. Each person can take one free comic book while supplies last!

Thank you to A-Z Cards & Comics for generously supplying the free comic books!

Adult Book Club

Wednesday, May 6
6 - 7 p.m.

Come join us as we discuss the book Black Dove, White Raven by Elizaeth Wein. Read the book on your own, then discuss it with friends while enjoying snacks. Sign up at the adult desk to receive a free copy of the book, while supplies last!

Emilia's and Teo's lives changed in a fiery, terrifying instant when a bird strike brought down the plane their stunt-pilot mothers were flying. Teo's mother died immediately, but Em's survived, determined to raise Teo according to his late mother's wishes-in a place where he won't be discriminated against because of the color of his skin. But in 1930s America, a white woman raising a black adoptive son alongside a white daughter is too often seen as a threat.

DIA: Behind the Seen - Art/Pride

Wednesday, May 20
6 - 7 p.m.

Art/Pride raises awareness of the significant contributions by LGBT artists and their impact on the art world. These artists are among leaders of modern and contemporary art and have shattered stereotypes and defied prejudice and discrimination on their path to success.

A presenter from the Detroit Institute of Arts will discuss the significant contributions of LGBT artists and their impact on the art world.

Movie Matinee: Brave

Saturday, May 23
1 p.m.

Join us for a screening of Brave starring Princess Merida! Snacks will be provided.

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

The movie is rated PG and has a runtime of 93 minutes.

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