American Red Cross Blood Drive
Each day our local Red Cross must collect 800 pints of blood to meet the needs of hospital patients in our community. You can help by donating blood. Please pass the word on to your family and friends. Register at 313-549-7052.
How To Allocate Your 401K, 403b or 457 For Retirement
In this informative class retirees and soon-to-be retirees will learn how to make the most of their 401K’s in retirement and will learn the advantages and disadvantages of different types of retirement plans.
Morning Art Series
Sep 15-Jazz Vocalist Chris Scarlett
October 20- Rick Lieder Band 50’s Flashback
Don’t miss a minute of high energy music from jazz, standard, rock and roll, 50’s flashback to a little do-wop.
Stress, Hormones & Health
Learn how hormone imbalances can affect your sleep cycles, carbohydrate cravings, and fat burning and the biggest mistake that people make with exercise that prevents weight loss.
Adult Coloring, Zentangle and Conversation
You bring the conversation and we’ll supply coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as gel pens, colored pencils, and markers. At the September class, learn to draw your own zentangle creations. Adults only, please.
Novi Concert Band Performs
This is an amazing and energetic concert for all ages, so mark your calendars and join us.
Parent to Parent Book Discussion
Sep 26 - Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or “Fat Envelopes” by Madeline Levine
Oct 24 - The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Frances Jensen
Nov 21 - Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Participate with Novi Community School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Matthews in a parent book club. Read books that challenge, inspire, and help us as we work with our children and the students in our district. Engage with each other in meaningful conversations about the challenges of raising successful children and building successful schools. Open to 35 participants. At registration, a copy of the current book will be provided. Registration is required for each book discussion and can be done through the Library’s first floor Information Desk.
Authentic Indian Cooking
Indian dishes will be the specialty of the day. Don’t miss wonderful tips, tidbits, demonstrations and, of course, samples of delicious dishes. Recipe handouts will be provided as well as an entertaining and educational time.
Oh, My Aching Back!
Join us as Peter Bono, DO, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses diagnostic tools and treatment options for back and spine pain. Sponsored by St. John Providence CareLink program.
Celebrate Diversity Day
Did you know that National Diversity Day is in October? Join the Library as we explore and embrace different cultures through art, music, ethnic foods, and more. Fun for the whole family.
Making Sense of the Required Minimum Distributions as you approach 70 ½
The decisions you make today can have a tremendous impact on your retirement income plan, the sustainability of your investment portfolio and the amount of taxes you’ll pay over your lifetime. This informative program will help you.
Diabetes – Address the Cause, Not Just the Symptoms
Are you taking at least one diabetic drug and have the desire to reduce or eliminate your dependence on these potentially dangerous drugs? New technology in Functional Wellness allows most Type II diabetics to get off their medications…naturally! Learn how your medication may worsen your condition.
3rd Annual Tollgate Farm Pumpkinfest
Sat & Sun, 11am-5pm
MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center offers the 3rd Annual Pumpkinfest sponsored by VIBE Credit Union October 8th and 9th, 2016. The Novi Public Library and the Walled Lake City Library will help host this special family event which features an afternoon of fun and frolic for all ages. Take a wagon ride to the patch to pick your perfect pumpkin. Games, story times, live animals, food, bonfi res, and children’s straw maze all make for a great fall outing. Entry and children’s play area are free of charge. Fees apply for pumpkins, food, select children’s activities, and parking. Come join the fall festivities! Email email@example.com for more info.
Authors Live Luncheon
In partnership with Fox Run, Fox Run Y.O.U., Book Beat and the Friends of the Novi Library enjoy a lunch experience that brings people together to talk about great books and hear from the authors that created them! Lunch will include soup, salad, dessert and beverage. Book selling and signing will be available. Event is limited to 200 attendees.
Kelly Fordon - Garden for the
Peter Leonard - Unknown
Wade Rouse (under the pen
name Viola Shipman) - The Charm
Hop on over to Ascension Brewery to see the brewing process in action with a behind the scenes tour.
From the couch to a 5K, Running Fit shows you incremental goals to starting a running program, including choosing the right footwear, and an on-site foot analysis.
A Community Reads! In its seventh year and going strong with more than 700 readers annually, the Neighborhood Library Association (NLA) introduces Chris McDougall’s Born to Run as its 2016 Community Read title.
As part of the NLA will again partner with the libraries of Lyon Township, Northville District, Salem-South Lyon, Wixom and Walled Lake City Library to host a variety of book discussions and programs leading up to a special author presentation on Wednesday, November 2 at 7pm.
You will learn; 1) Why do women who take thyroid medications still have symptoms, 2) Why has there been no new interventions for thyroid in the last 35 years, 3) Why a pill whether natural or synthetic is not the answer to managing thyroid, 4) Is it feasible to reverse autoimmune thyroid disorders like Hashimoto’s and Graves.
Scrapbook For A Cause
Get your paper, stickers and cardstock ready! The Library is hosting 12 hours of scrapbooking fun. Cost: $40 for a 6ft. table space with lunch, dinner, make & takes, and give-aways! Consultants on site from Creative Memories. All proceeds go to the Novi Public Library to support future programming events. To register call 248-869-7204.
Healthy Holiday Eating
Learn proven tips for healthy holiday food choices and meal preparation without missing out on the fun! Beverly Cameron, Registered Dietitian and Clinical Diabetic Educator, will share information and answer your questions. Sponsored by St.John Providence CareLink program.
Battle of the Books Coaches’ Kick-off Meeting
Team registration forms for Battle of the Books will be available on the Library’s website beginning Monday, November 28th. Registration is limited to the first twelve teams to return their registration form. Teams consist of students in 5th or 6th grade that live or attend school in Novi. All teams must register by this meeting or a place for their team is not guaranteed. At this meeting titles for this year’s Battle will be announced, a set of books for each team will be distributed, and a discussion of coaches’ responsibilities will be conducted. Coaches will also have the opportunities to see a DVD of a previous year’s Battle. Bring your questions and, if you’ve been a coach before, your suggestions for “newbies!”
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