Dates to Remember
2013 Meeting Schedule
August meeting cancelled
Kaleidoscope Lecture Series:
History of Sanders Confectionery
September 26, 7pm
Candy, ice cream and baked goods, oh my!Greg Tasker,
Assistant Business Editor at the Detroit News, presents
the fascinating story of 19th Century entrepreneur, Fred
Sanders and the iconic Detroit company he founded.
Tuesday, October 22, 7pm
Gerald Hunter, an ordained Methodist Minister from
New Hudson, investigates paranormal sightings in the
Great Lakes region. Hear about the experiences of
ordinary folks he has met and their accounts of
encounters with the spectral and supernatural.
Antarctica: Journey to the Bottom of the World
Thursday, November 21, 7pm
Adventurer, traveler and local resident, Steve
Jochmans, will share spectacular images of the
extraordinary wildlife and landscapes he encountered on
his recent expedition to Antarctica.
Big Book Sale! Bargains Galore!
Stop by and shop for a perfect holiday present from
hundreds of items.
Saturday, November 16, 10am-4pm
The Friends of the Novi Public Library is a dynamic group of
individuals dedicated to supporting the Novi Public Library. Almost
575 members strong, the Friends assist the library through
fundraising activities, volunteer work, and public presentations.
Do you know that the Friends of the
Library are one of the biggest supporters of the library and
that they provide funds for special programs, as well as other
library needs that your tax dollars do not cover? Find out today
how you can become an individual Friends of the Library member
for just $10 or include your whole family for just $15. For more
information, stop by the Book Nook or contact
"Among Friends" is a quarterly publication of the Friends of
the Novi Public Library.
Friends Newsletter - Spring 2013
Friends Newsletter - Winter 2013
Friends Newsletter - Fall 2012
the Library Welcome Brochure
- Patrick Brunett, President
- Sue Johnson, Vice-President
- Julie Abrams, Secretary
- Marilyn Amberger, Treasurer
- Carol Bauer
- Barbara Brunett
- Evelyn Cadicamo
- Bob Cutler
- Gale Ford
- Carol Hoffman
- Jim McLean
- Evelyn Young
Book Sale Fundraisers
Book Nook Hours
Volunteers Needed to Sort!
Volunteers are needed to help sort through donated books that are
given to the Novi Library for the Friends’ Book Nook. Please call Sue at
248-349-3549, if you can help us in any way.
Book Nook Book Sales
In the past two years the Friends have raised for the Library
more than $52,000 mainly from the sale of used books. The Friends' major
fundraiser is the library's ongoing used book sale. Proceeds
from Friends' fundraising events have been used to purchase
furniture and computer equipment, as well as to support our
summer reading program for children. The Friends also sponsor a
scholarship for graduating seniors at Novi High School.
Book Nook Price List
||$0.50 or 3/$1.00
|Children's in Tub
||$0.10 or $0.25
||$1.00 disc or price as marked
Newer Fiction and Non-Fiction, Specialty and Gift
Quality Books - price as marked in glass cases.
Friends Monthly Meetings
Friends Board Meetings are held from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in the Board
Room, on the second Wednesday of each month.
Do you have questions, comments, or ideas for the
Friends? We'd love to hear from you! Let us know what's on your
mind by sending us an email at
The Friends of the Novi Library are partial sponsors
to the Listen at the Library Series.