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Adult Programming

Please also see Business Programs, Financial Programs and Career Development here.

Library closed through Tue, Dec. 8. All services have been suspended. We plan to reopen on Wed, Dec. 9 at 10am.
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Fraternity & Sorority Read

Dec 08, Jan 05, Feb 02, Feb 09,

Tues, 6:30-7:30pm

Join us on Zoom or Facebook for a special children and family story time series to inspire and promote literacy. Stories will be selected by NPL and read by members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and AKA-Omega Epsilon Omega Sorority. Please register with correct email address to receive the Zoom link.

Ages: 5+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 1
Location: Virtual - Zoom and Facebook

Pride & Joy - Parents & Guardians of LGBTQ+ Kids

Dec 02, Jan 06,

Wed, 7-8:30pm

Offering educational resources, advocacy opportunities and mutual support as we strive to love our children well.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: One Month Prior
Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting

African American Ethnic Cultural Discussion Group

Dec 03, Jan 07,

Thu, 6:30-8pm
Dec 3 - Guest Host: Dr. Jay Marks
Jan 7 - Special Guests

Join us virtually each month as we Inform, Inspire and Include through cultural conversations on customs, current events, holidays, literature, history, resources and more. Please register to receive the Zoom link.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 1
Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting

Shop Small Virtual Shopping Expo

Dec 05,

Sat, 10:1130am

Join us for a virtual shopping party to support local small and home businesses. See product demos, win prizes, and get exclusive discounts on great holiday gifts.  Interested vendors can click here for an application and email Hillary Hentschel with questions.

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: November 1
Location: Zoom Meeting and Facebook Live

Early Childhood Parent Book Club

Dec 06,

Sun, 3-4pm

Meet virtually with other parents and caregivers to discuss books, videos, and articles on early childhood development and early literacy topics. This month we will read The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life by Julie Bogart.

Age: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 6
Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting

Trivia Night

Dec 09, Jan 13,

Wed, 6pm

Test your knowledge as a team or join one when you get here! Categories and questions for all ages including pop culture, current events, history, music, and of course, literature! Top scoring teams win prizes!

Ages: All Ages
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 1 for Dec / Dec 1 for Jan
Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting

Mental Health Series

Dec 10, Dec 17, Jan 07, Jan 14,

Thu, 6:30-8pm

Dec 10, The Psychological Impact of Racism
Learn the different ways in which we carry the burden of racism (anger, depression, anxiety), understand the traumatic effect of racism, gain awareness of internalized racism and learn the A-B-C’s and 1-2-3’s of promoting peace inside and out.

Dec 17, How Are the Kids?
Learn to recognize and address the emotional and mental well-being of our pre-teens and teens during the pandemic. Special guest: Heather Brown, Licensed Professional Counselor.

Jan 7, Supporting Frontline Workers & Educators
Learn coping mechanisms and emotional well-being. Special guest: Selena Schmidt, Nurse Practitioner and VP of Behavioral Health, Ascension Michigan.

Jan 14, Man Stress – You’re Not Alone
Learn how to recognize stress, admit that you have it, what triggers it and how to get supportSpecial guest: Joe Lilly Licensed Master Social Worker.

Featured series guest: Dr. Crystal Jackson, Licensed and Independent Psychologist

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 23
Location: Virtual – Zoom and Facebook Live

Fraternity & Sorority Read

Jan 13,

Wed, 6:30-7:30pm

Join us on Zoom or Facebook for a special children and family story time series to inspire and promote literacy. Stories will be selected by NPL and read by members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and AKA-Omega Epsilon Omega Sorority. Please register with correct email address to receive the Zoom link.

Ages: 5+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 1
Location: Virtual - Zoom and Facebook

MLK Day Virtual Celebration

Jan 18,

Mon, 11am

Join us virtually for an inspirational celebration of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Enjoy music, speakers, and presentations on this day of unity and service. Please register to receive the Zoom link to the program.

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 1
Location: Virtual- Zoom and Facebook Live

Virtual Masterpiece Monday

Mon, 6:30-8:30pm
Jan 25 – The Art of Kandinsky

Join us on Zoom to recreate a painted masterpiece of your very own! Join us as we explore a famous work of art and then follow along to paint your own version on canvas. Once you register, we will provide a grab and go bag of supplies that you will pick-up at the Library and use during the live Zoom meeting.

Age: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: 30 Days Before Event
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting

Surviving and Thriving in a Pandemic Economy

Jan 26,

Tue, 6:30-7:30pm

Learn tips, resources and “life hacks” for all income levels to help you and your family weather  the economic uncertainty of the pandemic and stretch your budget as far as possible. Register  with your email address to receive the Zoom link.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Nov 1
Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting

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