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Program Registration

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Ongoing Tween and Teen Programs

BeTWEEN the Pages - Tween Trivia

Jul 22, Aug 26,

Wed, 7pm-8pm

The Library has moved to virtual programming through August 31. This free program will be held via Zoom. Details about how to connect will be emailed two days prior to the program to registered attendees.
Join our tween book club to discover new books and answer trivia questions based on what you read. Trivia questions will come directly from the book's plot, characters, and setting. Note that guests must read the selected book prior to the program.
June's title is Armstrong & Charlie by Steven Frank.
July’s title is Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson.
August’s title is Friendship Experiment by Erin Teagan.
 
All titles are available through Hoopla for instant download. Visit www.hoopladigital.com to set up a free account with your Novi Library card and to borrow titles.
 
Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: One Month Prior
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting

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Don't forget to pack your BOTTLE OF CREATE DARKNESS for the quest!

Fossils, Footprints, and Fun with Paleo Joe

Jul 15,

Wed, 7-8pm

The Library has moved to virtual programming through August 31. This free program will be held via Zoom. Details about how to connect will be emailed two days prior to the program to registered attendees.
 
PaleoJoe - Paleontologist, Author and Storyteller - introduces animals, plants, and creatures that have been extinct for millions of years. Lots of fossil casts will be showcased, including an Utah Raptor foot, T-Rex tooth, and more!
 
This activity is funded in part by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the MICHIGAN HUMANITIES COUNCIL.

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Grades: 9-12
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: June 1
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting

Talking Racism Series - Teens/Young Adults Talk Racism Views & Experiences

Jul 16,

Thu, 6:30pm

Join us for this enlightening program as teens talk about racism. Hear what they have to say. Ask questions, or just listen in. Details about how to connect to Zoom will be emailed two days prior to the program to registered attendees.
 
Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Location: Virtual – Zoom and Facebook Live

Grab and Go Craft Kit: Mandala Painting

Jul 27,

Mon,  All Day

Register to receive a Grab-n-Go Mandala Painting Craft. You will have a week to pick up the craft. Please include your email or phone number to be notified with pick-up details.
 
Ages: 13+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: June 1
Location: Grab and Go

STEM Building Challenge: Three Little Pigs

Aug 05,

Wed, 7-8pm

The Library has moved to virtual programming through August 31. This free program will be held via Zoom. Details about how to connect will be emailed two days prior to the program to registered attendees.
During this fun, hands-on STEM activity, participants will build a house made of various materials that will (hopefully) withstand the huff and puff of the big, bad wolf (a hair dryer). Once you register, we will provide a "grab and go" bag of materials that you will pick-up at the Library and use during the live Zoom meeting. Please do not pre-build your constructed house prior to the program.
Note: It is recommended to have a hair dryer or small fan available for use, but it is not required to participate.
 
Grades: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jun 1
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting

Grab and Go Craft Kit: Artify your Fridge with Handmade Magnets

Aug 17,

Mon, All Day
Register to receive a Grab-n-Go handmade magnets Craft. You will have a week to pick up the craft. Please include your email or phone number to be notified with pick-up details.
 
Ages: 13+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: June 1
Location: Grab and Go

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