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July is Park & Recreation Month

Check out the Library's
Suggested Materials and Websites


175 Best Camp Games: a Handbook for Leaders
by Kathleen, Laura, and Mary Fraser

A to Z of Plant Names
by Allen J. Coombes

City Cycling
by John Pucher and Ralph Buehler, editors

Park and Recreation Professional's Handbook
by Amy R. Hurd and Denise M. Anderson

Public Nature: Scenery, History, and Park Design
by Ethan Carr, et al. editors

Respect the Power: a Comprehensive Water Safety DVD
produced by the Great Lakes Beach & Pier Safety Task Force


Destination Oakland
Destination Oakland is a site for both Oakland County residents and visitors. It provides a gateway to all there is to see and do in Oakland County, from scenic recreation areas to vibrant downtowns.

Huron-Clinton Metroparks
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks system is the regional park system in the metropolitan Detroit area. Located along the Huron and Clinton rivers, the Metroparks system comprises 13 major parks covering 24,000 acres in Southeastern Michigan in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston Counties.

State Parks of Pure Michigan "Go Get Outdoors" Calendar
Looking for a great outdoor activity? Check the Calendar for all of the latest programs, events and opportunities being offered at Michigan State parks, recreation areas, trails and boating sites.