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Ongoing Programs

TEEN SPACE

The Novi Public Library has partnered with the City of Novi Parks & Recreation Department, Novi Community School District, and Novi Youth Assistance to offer a Teen Space in the West Side Meeting Room of the Library on Mondays- Fridays 2-5 pm (except over vacation breaks) during the school year. The Teen Space was created for students to “hang out” and socialize when traditional use of the library is not needed, and is open to students in grades 7-12.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD

Join the TAB as we create and plan programs for teens at the Library. Meeting attendance will count as volunteer time.  Click here for more information on the Teen Advisory Board.

Teen Advisory Board 2017
2017 Teen Advisory Board

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Stomp Out Bullying!

Teen Volunteers

Please visit our Teen Volunteers page for more information.

Eats & Treats Teen Cooking Club: Cake Decorating

Tuesday, 7-8pm
Oct 17

Join Chef George Rapitis, a Continuing Education and Professional Development Instructor for Culinary Arts at Schoolcraft College, for a fun and hands-on cake decorating demonstration to celebrate National Bake and Decorate Month. Participants will learn various decorating techniques including piping a flower, creating a rose, heart and various borders.

Grades: 7-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: East Meeting Room

How to Navigate the College-Going Process: Financial Aid Overview

Wednesday, 6:30-7:30pm
Nov 8

Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid is Michigan’s go-to financial aid resource. Whether its scholarships or grants, they work to make college accessible, achievable & affordable. MI Student Aid’s Outreach Team will present an overview of state financial aid resources in which attendees will learn about state financial aid programs; discuss leveraging state aid with other forms of financial aid, such as institutional and federal aid to achieve maximum college affordability; analyze financial aid as it appears in a financial aid award letter to craft college financing strategies; identify resources to assist eligible students in accessing financial aid; and learn specific scholarship search methods.

Grades: 9-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Eats & Treats Teen Cooking Club: Peanut Butter Lovers Month

Tuesday, 3:30-4:30pm
Nov 21

Celebrate your love of peanut butter during the month of November by taking a bite out of a no-bake peanut butter treat. If you have a peanut allergy, you must notify staff in the notes field of registration.

Grades: 7-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Pizza & Pages Book Club

Wednesday, 6:30-7:30pm
Nov 29, Dec 20

A book club just for tweens! Welcoming students in grades 4-6 to join us for pizza and discuss a book. We will be reading books from various genres, including realistic fiction, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and more.

Grades: 4-6
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room
October 2017:  School of the Dead by Avi

Eats & Treats Teen Cooking Club: Edible Holiday Gift

Tuesday, 3:30-4:30pm
Dec 12

Make your holidays even sweeter by making your own edible gift.

Grades: 7-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

STEM: Gingerbread Engineering Challenge

Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm
Dec 19

Make and decorate your own gingerbread house then vote for the best in show. Winner will receive a special prize. All supplies provided.

Grades: K-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room