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190702Makerspace
    

Libraries are known places of learning, exploration, creativity, accessibility and sharing, as demonstrated in our motto of Inform. Inspire. Include = i³ or i-cubed. Stop by to play and try a variety of equipment and resources.

     
191009CafeUpdate
    

New cafe hours: Mon-Thurs: 7am-7:30pm, Fri: 7am-5pm, Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm. Proudly Serving Starbucks!

     
200212PhotographyClub
    

Join the Library’s photography club! Monthly meetings will be held at 7pm. The next session is 2/12. Register here.

     
200318BookingPassage
    

Kaleidoscope Program - Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans, 3/18 at 7pm.  Register here ...
A poet who documents and celebrates his Irish heritage, Thomas Lynch will talk about his writing and about his links to his ancestral home in Ireland. For artists, as well as writers, this is also an opportunity to learn more about a month-long residency in Ireland supported by the Lynch & Songs Fund for the Arts.

     
    

Changes to Library Card Privileges for Novi residents go in effect January 2, 2020.
Effective January 2, 2020, library card privileges for Novi residents will now be:

  • Card valid for 1 year
  • Charge limit: 100 items
  • Holds limit: 25 items
  • $15 or more in overdue fines blocks account and suspends service
  • 1 or more lost items blocks account and suspends service
Do you have a question regarding these changes? Call the Library at 248-349-0720.

     
200331CoffeeShopLoyaltyCards
    

Loyalty Program & Gift Cards Now Available at the Café
When checking out, be sure to enter your phone number on the register screen to activate your loyalty program membership!
Earn 1 point for every visit!
($1.00 minimum purchase)
10 points = $2 off any sale
20 points = Free item up to $8.00!
Gift cards are also available for purchase in any denomination!

Café Hours
Monday-Thursday:  7am-7:30pm
Friday:  7am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday:  9am-5pm

     
200331StudyRooms
    

Love Using our Study Rooms?
Love using our study rooms? Now you can love them even more! Do you find yourself in need of a break, but don't want to lose your room? Now you can leave your room for up to ten minutes and not lose it.
Please stop at either the First or Second Floor Information Desk to find our more information.

     
200430UltraHDBluRayDiscs
    

Ultra High-Definition Blu-Ray discs have hit our shelves!
Now Available for Your Viewing Pleasure!  Ultra High-Definition Blu-Ray discs have hit our shelves! These "4K" Blu-ray discs produce the sharpest picture quality on a 4K screen. 

If you want to watch 4K Blu-ray disc on the TV, you will need a 4K Blu-ray player, a 4K television and at least HDMI 2.0 transmission interface. An ordinary Blu-ray disc player will not play a 4K Blu-ray disc. If you want to watch on a PC, a 4K Blu-ray drive, a 4K monitor, and a 4K Blu-ray player software are all needed. 
 
These new collections can be found both at the start of the Blu-ray feature collection and Blu-ray non-fiction collection sections.

     
190731BookaLibrarian
    

Book a Librarian to help you with our business databases. Email the Business Librarian to make an appointment.
If you would like one-on-one business research assistance, fill out a form at the second floor information desk or email the Business Librarian to make an appointment.

     
191231NeedaLaptopWhileVisitingtheLibrary
    

Check out one of our new laptops from the check-out desk and use it inside the Library or on the patio.  The loan period is from the time of check-out until 30 minutes prior to closing on the same day. 
Laptops are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are equipped with the same software as the public access computers -- Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016 and more. Borrowers wishing to save files must save them to a USB flash drive, to personal data storage on the internet (in the cloud) or to personal email accounts since all personal files will be wiped clean upon the laptop's return.  Wireless printing is available at the same rates as the public access computers.

     
191231LanguageLearningOnline
    

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 100 languages with personalized courses that include study guides and audio lessons, video phrases, movies, music, and more. Learn online, either on your desktop computer or mobile device! Click here for more...

     
190108NewTechnologyStation
    

A big thank you to the Friends of the Novi Public Library for sponsoring our new Special Needs Technology Station.
The new equipment includes a touch screen monitor, a big keys keyboard, and a oversized marble mouse. The technology will assist those with physical and cognitive special needs. The new equipment is located in the youth area next to the windows.

     
LibraryCardValue
    

The Most Valuable Card in your Wallet!
Check out this video to learn why your Novi Library card is the most valuable card in your wallet!