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2021 Oscar Awards Contest

Online Ypsilanti

Are you a true movie aficionado that can pick the winners without even seeing the nominees?    Or, just a casual movie fan that wants to take their best guess at the winners? Either way, enter our yearly Academy Awards contest.   The individual that picks the winner in the most award categories will be our champion […]

Virtual Garden Club: Flower Gardening 101

Online Ypsilanti

If  you garden or want to start a garden, come to our monthly Virtual Garden Club meeting. Join us each month to get expert tips and seasonal information. Carol Brodbeck, Advanced Master Gardener/past State President of Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. will talk about a new topic each month.  April is all about flower gardening! You'll […]

Washtenaw African American Genealogy

Online Ypsilanti

The work of African American genealogy is a challenge but with great rewards. We invite you to learn about the process with us.

Getting that Song Out of Your Head and Onto Paper

Online Ypsilanti

Join local singer-songwriter Pat Grimes on Zoom for a fun-filled session of songwriting. Learn how to take those words and ideas rolling around in your head and use them to create your own song!  Rescheduled from previous date. Presented in partnership with YpsiWrites.  For Teens and Adults.                  […]

Zumba & Strength Training

Online Ypsilanti

We have combined two of most popular fitness classes into one series! Join us for another fun fitness series as we combine the high energy of Zumba with the effectiveness of strength training for the ultimate workout.

Cooking for One

Online Ypsilanti

Whether you’re a college student, senior, or single living on your own, cooking for one can be fun! Over the course of six lessons, you will: Learn ways to make cooking for one simple and enjoyable Learn and discuss tips and tricks to making healthy choices on a budget Learn food safety basics Participate in […]

Who Ya Callin’ Crazy? Mental Health Attitudes Through the Ages

Online Ypsilanti

Oakland Community College Professor Dennis Fiems traces the attitudes and treatment of mental health problems from ancient times through the Enlightenment, when treatment improved to a degree. He will also discuss the development of humane treatment programs begun in the 1700s and 1800s, with a focus on reform in the United States, concluding with a […]

Introduction to Selling on Ebay

Online Ypsilanti

Need some extra cash?   Ebay is a great place to sell some your old stuff, make some money, and clear out some space. Join us for this virtual class where we will go over step by step instructions on how to sell items on Ebay.    This class will cover all the basics on creating listings […]

Google Slides for Beginners (Adult-Online)

Online Ypsilanti

With a Google account, you have access to Google Slides, a free web-based application for creating presentations, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint.  In this virtual class, learn to create and deliver a presentation, add graphics and multimedia, and methods for sharing and collaborating your presentation with others. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited. Fill out my Wufoo […]

Grieve Well: Understanding Grief Webinar

Online Ypsilanti

Did you know that there are healthy ways to grieve? The first step is to understand this painful but important part of life. YDL has teamed up with GrieveWell, a local nonprofit, to offer a presentation on grief and the effects it has on one’s physical and emotional health. You will receive information and resources […]

Virtual African American Authors Book Group

Online Ypsilanti

Join us for lively discussions of books by African American Authors. Jan 26   Deacon King Kong, by James McBride Feb 23   Mind of My Mind, by Octavia Butler Mar 30  Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett Apr 27   Truths We Hold, by Kamala Harris May 25  Memorial Drive: a Daughter's Memoir, by Natasha Trethewey Jun […]

Virtual Mystery Lovers Book Group

Online Ypsilanti

Calling all Mystery Lovers! Check out a new mystery title each month.  Virtual meetings will take place for the next few months on Zoom.  Here are the meeting dates and selected titles: Jan 27:  Thirty-Three Teeth, by Colin Cotterill Feb 24:  Raven Black, by Ann Cleeves Mar 31:  Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz Apr 28:  […]

Preserving Family Recipes

Online Ypsilanti

Join writer, archivist, and educational consultant Valerie Frey for guidance on how to care for family recipe books and sheets, kitchen artifacts, and techniques for translating sketchy, illegible, or unwritten recipes. Learn about interviewing relatives and collecting oral histories that fill out a family’s food traditions. Her book Preserving Family Recipes:  How to Save and […]

From Boomers to Zoomers: Zoom Practice for Seniors (55+)

Online Ypsilanti

This virtual Zoom practice session lets you join a meeting and practice with Zoom software. Learn the basics of navigating the Zoom meeting interface. While working with other seniors, you can see yourself on camera, test your microphone, learn to chat and more. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Register online www.ypsilibrary.org/events or by phone 734-482-4110 ext. 2411. Space […]

Google Slides for Beginners (Adult-Online)

Online Ypsilanti

With a Google account, you have access to Google Slides, a free web-based application for creating presentations, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint.  In this virtual class, learn to create and deliver […]

Ypsi Stories Podcast: New Release

Online Ypsilanti

A new podcast from the Ypsilanti District Library, Ypsi Stories takes a look into our community’s past through storytelling. Featuring local historians and experts, we hope that by sharing more […]

Healthy Living Through Nutrition

Online Ypsilanti

Join Family Medicine Dr. Jamie Qualls for an informative session about the power of lifestyle medicine for the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases.

Make Dinner with ZeeTheCook

Online Ypsilanti

Tune in from your kitchen as Zee Shami, of ZeeTheCook Culinary Studios teaches you how to prepare a Fattoush Salad with homemade dressing. It's a perfect spring dish and highly […]

How to Host a Zoom Meeting (Adult)

Online Ypsilanti

Join us to learn the basics for hosting a Zoom meeting from start to finish. Topics include: scheduling, securing and starting your meeting inviting participants using host controls zoom etiquette […]

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