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International/ESL Programming

Are you looking to practice or brush up on your language conversation skills? The Novi Public Library offers International Language Conversation Groups in French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. All groups are free of charge and while registration is not required, it is encouraged. Adults and teens are welcome to attend. The library also offers literacy programs (some of which are listed below) for children who are learning English. For exact dates and locations, please visit the library’s Programs/Registration Page. For questions call 248-349-0720.

Japanese Conversation Group

Dec 04, Jan 08, Feb 05,

Wed, 6:30-8pm

“Konbanwa!” Do you think your Japanese conversation skills are getting rusty? Let’s practice and learn Japanese together!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Oct 1
Location: Meeting Room East

German Conversation Group

Dec 09, Jan 13, Feb 10,

Mon, 7-8:30pm

Sprechen Sie deutsch? Beginners to advanced speakers are welcome to join the German language conversation group.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Oct 1
Location: Board Room

English Conversation Group

Nov 26, Dec 03, Dec 10,

Tue, 1-2:00pm

Make Friends while you practice your English pronunciation and conversation skills. No registration. Free. Space is limited.

Ages: 21+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: East Meeting Room

Spanish Conversation Group

Dec 16,

Mon, 7-8:30pm

Hola amigos! All levels of Spanish speakers from ZERO to NATIVE are welcome to join us!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Board Room

Korean Conversation Group

Dec 18, Jan 15,

Wed, 10:30-12pm

Do you need to learn or practice your Korean conversation skills? Reading, vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversation will be covered!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Oct 1
Location: 2nd Floor Meeting Room 237

French Conversation Group

Dec 18,

Wed, 7-8:30pm

Bonjour! Adults & Teens interested in practicing the French language are invited to meet-up once a month.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Oct 1
Location: Board Room

ESL Beginner Book Discussion

Dec 31,

If you are learning English and you enjoy discussing books, then join our ESL Beginner Book Discussion. Participants meet once a week (Monday) for 7 weeks. We will discuss one book during the each session. Registration required and limited to 15 participants. Must be at a High Beginner Level to attend. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting. See library’s Program/Registration page for meeting dates and times.
 
Please contact Shannon O’Leary for more information

ESL Book Discussion

If you are learning English and you enjoy discussing books, then join our ESL Book Discussion. Participants meet once a week (Tuesday or Thursday) for 8 weeks. We will discuss one book during the each session. Registration required and limited to 15 participants. Must be at a High Intermediate Level to attend. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting. See library’s Program/Registration page for meeting dates and times.

 Please contact Shannon O’Leary for more information

Looking for Translating Volunteers

Novi Public Library is looking to translate its International Resources Brochures into the following languages: Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, and Telugu to better assist the community. If you’d like to assist please contact Shannon O’Leary