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In the Library

Exterior view of Novi Public LibraryFind out what's in our library for you to use such as materials, equipment, and more!  Patrons are expected to follow the Rules of Conduct while visiting the library.

Welcome Brochure

Rules of Conduct

Learn About...

After Hours Lockers

Drive-up Window

Lending Laptops

MAP program

Self Checkout Stations

Your Library Account


Materials in the library include books, magazines, newspapers, music CDs, entertainment and non-fiction videos and DVDs, audio books, income tax forms, career guides, college catalogs and local history materials. Search our Library Catalog for listings.

BiFolkal Kit

Check out our Bifolkal kits located on the second floor, of the Library in Programming Resources. Our kits are a packaged program designed to bring back memories of a particular time or topic. Each kit is designed to unlock remarkable stories, humorous anecdotes, and first-person accounts of history, experience and life.

Kill A Watt™ Electricity Monitor

Check it out to find out which appliances are the energy abusers in your house.

Services and Accommodations

Material Returns

We have two options for you to return your materials to the Library!

  1. A drive-up RETURN, located just south of the Library entrance.
  2. You may sort the items into the return slots as you enter the Library.

Copy Machines

There are two public access copy machines in the Library that can print in black and white ($0.10/page) ($0.20 both sides) or color ($0.50/page) ($1.00 both sides). The first floor copy machine is located in the Copy Center, next to the Book Nook. The second floor copy machine is adjacent to the Information Desk. Scanning to email is free.
Scanning to Email Instructions
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Fax Service

Beginning November 1, 2018, the Library will no longer offer the Fax24 service and will be switching to GotFreeFax, an online service that allows users to send digital faxes anywhere in the U.S. and Canada free of charge, but other destinations will incur a fee.

Use up to two free faxes per day of up to three pages per fax.  Additional pages will incur a fee. Please see a Librarian at the first floor Information Desk for details and assistance.

  1. Upload a PDF or Word file or scan to email using the public copier to create a PDF of the document you want to fax.
  2. Click on the FreeFax link even during our “closed” hours.
  3. FreeFax allows users to send two (2) three-page faxes per day anywhere in the U.S. and Canada free of charge, but there would be a fee for other destinations. 
  4. Please see a Librarian at the first floor Information Desk for details and assistance.

Items Available for Purchase

Schedule of Fees

Group Study Rooms

We have nine group study rooms available for patron use on a first-come, first-served basis. These rooms are designed to be used for individuals or for groups 2 to 6.

Meeting Rooms

The Library has six different meeting rooms available for rent. For information and reservations, please contact the Library Administration at 248-869-7204, Monday-Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.  A completed, signed application must be approved before the reservation can be confirmed. The meeting room policy and Schedule of Loans, Fines and Fees will provide necessary information for use of the room. Reservations can made by email or calling 248-869-7204.

Meeting Room Application

Meeting Room Policy