Please also see Business Programs, Financial Programs and Career Development here.
The Novi Library is partnering with the
Village Workshop in Northville to offer Novi Library card
holders a 50% discount on classes at the Village Workshop when
you present your Novi Library card. Click below for a complete list of
applicable classes. Discount does not apply to any
applicable material fees. Discount cannot be combined with any
other discount, coupon or offer. Village Workshop is located at
455 E Cady St,in Northville, 48167.
Listen At the Library
This series of free family concerts are informal, friendly and fun. Sponsored by the Friends of the Novi Library. The Harp/Flute Duet have performed in such venues as the Max Fisher Orchestra Hall, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and more. Their dynamic classical concerts include masterworks of the past as well as contemporary composition. The DSO Strings Trio have performed in concerts around the world. From the Shanghai Conservatory, Kennedy Center, Syracuse Symphony, and much more.
PAASN Monthly Meetings
Parents of African American Students in Novi is a group that meets on a monthly basis to learn about resources, programs and services that are beneficial to their students. This program is hosted by Paula and Gicentroy Henry and is in partnership with the Novi Community School District and Library. For more information call 734-369-1222.
Friday, April 28
Back by popular demand…Join us for our ON THE ROAD trip offering a day of culture, history and fun. We will be traveling in a deluxe motor coach to Chelsea, Michigan for a tour of the Jiffy Mix factory, with coffee, tea, and of course muffins. This will be followed by a tour and sampling at the Alehouse Brewery. We will then enjoy a delicious full course meal at The Common Grill. Our day will end with a step-on guided tour of the historical sites of downtown Chelsea, provided by the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce tour guide. We may stop by a few shops if we want a little more fun! We will also raffle a special gift that you’re sure to enjoy! The cost of the trip is $89, and space is limited. To register call the Administration office at 248-869-7204.
Relationship Program: Couples Ready to Dance
As part of the Library’s Relationship Program, couples come and learn the Fox Trot, Rumba, Swing, Slow dance, and more. Have fun with professional dancers Dwight & Theresa Davis.
Managing for Service Excellence
Wish your staff cared about service as much as you do? Would you like to train your team to handle the most difficult customers with ease? Then this series is for you! Network with other community leaders who strive for service excellence, ideate solutions to some of your stickiest service challenges, and learn worksin- real-life methods to exponentially increase your repeat and referral business. Sessions led by, Marilyn Suttle, coauthor of best-selling management book, Who’s Your Gladys.
Relationship Program: Couples Get Fit Together
Here’s another great way to bond! Come exercise and get fit with fitness experts from Anytime Fitness. Program designed especially for couples, including full body circuit workout, resistance bands, kettle balls, medicine balls, steps, and more.
Relationship Program: Couples Enjoy Dinner & Quality Time Together
As part of the Library’s Relationship Program, couples come and enjoy dinner from an area restaurant, while learning about the importance of spending quality time together, with professional counselors from Sollars and Associates.
Community Resources Healthcare Lecture
Join Providence Park Hospital as they share community resources for seniors and adults.
Board Games at the Library
Take time for some digital detox. Come play an old favorite or discover your next one. Pandemic, Settlers Cataan, and more. No experience required.
Document Donation Day
Be a part of Novi history. Donate photos, school yearbooks, letters or other documents pertaining to the history of Novi which can be added to the collection! If you wish to take your original documents home, there will be someone on hand to scan and return them to you. Local History Room tours will also be available.
Catch the Classics
Are you always missing out on movie references? Take the time to catch a few classics from the ‘80s. Movie titles TBA.
Art Talk and Tour: Diego Rivera Murals & the DIA
Come listen to a “Behind the Seen” talk by a DIA representative regarding Diego Rivera’s famous murals at the museum. Following the session a Novi Public Library guide will take the group around various art installations at the Library.
CANCELLED - Friday, 6:30-9pm
A murder has occurred at the Library. Gather a group of friends and team up to solve the mystery. The first two teams to complete the game will receive a prize.
Cook the Book: Cooking Program
Jun 10, The Pioneer Woman Cooks:
Aug 12, Essentials of Classic Italian
Let’s get cooking! We pick the cookbook, you select and make a recipe from that cookbook, then we all get together to share the finished products. One lucky participant will win a copy of the cookbook! Please call the Adult Information Desk to register and tell us which recipe you plan to prepare for the meeting. There is a copy of the cookbook at the 2nd Floor Information Desk for your perusal.
Craftastic Wednesday: Artify Your Fridge with Fun Magnets
Style-up your fridge with one-of-akind glass marble magnets with guest artist Jenn Millspaugh from Snarky but Joyful.
Novi Concert Band Performs
Thursday, 7-8 pm
This is an amazing and energetic concert for all ages, so mark your calendars and join us.
Witness the Beautiful Wedding Giveaway You All Voted On
You have voted, all of the wedding results are in, and now you know the lucky couple of the Novi Library Wedding Competition. You are invited to see all of your selections and witness the outdoor wedding at Fuerst Park. Reception is private.
Join us to hear health information provided by Providence Park Hospital.
License to Grill
Enjoy the day with grilling and smoker tips for that perfect tailgating party or BBQ. Games and Prizes. Sample brisket, smoked sausage, and all the trimmings from Dickey’s Barbecue. The Home Depot of Novi will be providing grilling demonstrations and techniques to enhance your next barbecue.
3-D Print Pinewood Derby
I feel the need... the need for speed. Join us for the first ever Pinewood Derby at the Library! Watch teams race their 3D printed cars down our track for a grand prize. Teams who wish to enter must pay an entry fee of $5, which includes your 3D printed car. Designs must be submitted by July 8th. If you like to go fast, this event is for you.
Put your general knowledge to the test as a Quizzo trivia host presents a grab-bag of questions and topics. Bring your “A” game and you may just take home a prize.
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