Teen Summer Reading Program

Teen Summer Reading Program Logo - Build a Better World2017 Summer Reading Program

Monday, May 15-Thursday, August 3
Grades 7-12

Build a Better World with the Novi Library! All teens in grades 7-12 are encouraged to join the Summer Reading Program! Attend free and exciting programs, enjoy some great reads and win some cool prizes this summer. Sign up online or come into the Library where we will be on hand to assist you with the registration process.

 

Thank you to all our sponsors for their support of our summer programs and reading game!

  Friends of the Novi Library        Paradise Park      Novi Public Schools

Town and Country Eye Care        Twelve Oaks Mall        Everbrook Academy

 

Also see Tween programming.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Friday, 3:30-4:30pm
May 5

Join us for our Cinco de Mayo Celebration with delicious snacks, including a buffet style of Mexican foods.

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

Study Skills Survival Guide – Sylvan Learning Center

Saturday, 1-2pm
May 13

Teens and their parents are invited to a study skills workshop presented by Sylvan Learning Center of Novi to discuss time management, note taking, reading and study strategies, and test taking. Students will learn the proper way to use their student planner, how to produce a study schedule, and different study techniques and useful tips.

Grades: 5-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Board Games at the Library

Saturday, 1-4pm
May 20

Take time for some digital detox. Come play an old favorite or discover your next one. Pandemic, Ticket to Ride, Settlers or Cataan, and more. No experience required

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No registration
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Simple Summer Recipes

Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm
June 6

You'll learn and sample three different recipes and get a free journal/pen set to keep great recipes in.

Grades: 7-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: May 15
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Kick-Off Teen Summer Party

Friday, 12-2pm
Jun 16

The last day of school is the first day of summer fun at the Library. Join us for pizza, games, prizes, and more!

Grades: 7-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Summer Carnival Extravaganza at Fuerst Park

Tuesday, 6-8pm
Jun 20

In partnership with Novi Parks and Recreation join us as we celebrate the beginning of summer at our fabulous carnival at Fuerst Park. Enjoy face painting, carnival games, a petting farm, pony rides, and a bounce house. Food will be available for purchase from Nosh Pit Food Truck.

Ages: All Ages
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Fuerst Park

COMIC ART CAMP

Create a Comic Strip

Thursday, 2-3:30pm
Jun 22

Have fun learning the basics of developing characters, creating dialog, sequencing your story, as well as penciling and inking your own comic strip.

Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Animation Basics

Thursday, 2-3:30pm
Jul 20

Have fun learning the basics of developing a character and bringing it to life.

Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Digital Comics

Thursday, 2-3:30pm
Aug 17

Explore the basics of using Graphic Tablets to power up your comic art.

Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Taste Test Challenge

Tuesday, 6-7pm
Jul 11

Challenge your taste buds by tasting and comparing various name brand foods.

Grades: 7-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: May 15
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

STEAM Challenges

Wednesday, 6-7pm
Jul 12

Participate in fun, engaging activities that explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

DIY Animal Shelter Blankets

Wednesday, 6-8pm
Jul 19

Participate in an easy project that will make a big difference and earn community service hours. Help us make no sew fleece blankets that will be donated to a local animal shelter.

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

Rock Wall Climbing Adventure

Wednesday, 6-8pm
Jul 26

Join us for the ultimate rock wall climbing adventure! Event will be held outside near Fuerst Park. You must wear tennis shoes (no flip flops allowed) to participate.

Ages: 10+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Fuerst Park

Teen After Hours Party

Friday, 6:30-9:30pm
Aug 4

Complete the Teen Summer Reading Program and earn a pass to the After Hours Party. Teens take over the Library to play games, eat pizza, make your own sundae, watch a movie, win prizes and more! Permission slip required and will be emailed to participants who sign up.

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

Life-Size Pac-Man

Tuesday, 6:30-8pm
Aug 15

Test yourself on our life-size, live-action Pac-Man game by outsmarting the ghosts!

Grades: 5-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No registration
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

DIY Back to School Bags

Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm
Aug 22

This DIY craft is a fun way to start off your school year! Create your own designs and add decorations to your personalized bag.

Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room