Adult Programs

Ongoing Programs

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KNIT 2GETHER KNITTING GROUP

Participants gather to enjoy their projects and the companionship of like-minded people. Skill levels range from beginner to expert.

Date Day Time Age
Jan 8-Apr 30 Thu 10-11:30am 18+
May 7-Aug 27 Thu 10-11:30am 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

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OAKLAND LIVINGSTON HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY (OLHSA)

Need help with emergency services? Make an appointment with an OLHSA staff member.

Date Day Time Age
Jan 6-Apr 28 Tue 10am-4pm 18+
May 5-Aug 25 Tue 10am-4pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Appointments required. Call 248.209.2600
Location: Local History Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

COFFEE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT

Come and meet Dr. Matthews, and enjoy a cup of coffee over conversation.

Date Day Time Age
May 11 Mon 6:30-7:30pm All
May 13 Wed 10:15-11:15am All
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: East Meeting Room

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NOVI WRITER’S GROUP

We are offering an inspirational environment where you can create and share ideas.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 25 Sat 10am-12pm 18+
May 23 Sat 10am-12pm 18+
Jun 27 Sat 10am-12pm 18+
Jul 25 Sat 10am-12pm 18+
Aug 22 Sat 10am-12pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Board Room

 

CHESS TIME

Please bring your own chess set and enjoy a morning of chess play.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 22 Wed 11am-12:30pm 16+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

 

FINANCE AND RETIREMENT SERIES

Join us for one or all of these informative seminars, sponsored by PNC Bank.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 23 Thu 7-8pm 18+
Program: Securing Your Retirement: Transforming Social Security Into A Winning Retirement Strategy
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: West Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled
 

HARMONIE DETROIT

This ensemble is the first of its kind in the southeast Michigan area. Be the first to hear this outstanding wind octet.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 29 Wed 7-8pm All
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled 

LISTEN @ THE LIBRARY

Free informal and interactive family concerts brought to you by the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, Friends of the Novi Public Library, Walmart of Novi and Community Financial.

Date Day Time Age Heading
May 3 Sun 3-4pm All Cellist Felix Umansky and Pianist Stephen Wogaman
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Whole Meeting room

 JUMPSTART YOUR YOUNG READER

Lay the literacy groundwork before formally entering school and
learn foundational ideas and strategies that will jumpstart your
young reader’s skills.

Date Day Time Age Program
May 5 Tue 7-8pm All Birth-3 Years Old
May 14 Thu 7-8pm All 3-5 Years Old
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: May 5-Youth Activity Room
               May 14- East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

CALLING FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS

Buying a home can be thrilling and nerve-wracking, especially for a fi rst-time homebuyer. Let us help you. This program is presented by Kevin M. Weedmark, Owner, of Granite Capital, LLC.

Date Day Time Age
May 19 Tue 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: April 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

BEAUTY OF NATIVE PLANTS

Wondering how you can create a strikingly beautiful landscape with yearlong aesthetic interest? Drew Lathin from Creating Sustainable Landscapes will answer questions and share his knowledge.

Date Day Time Age
May 20 Wed 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

WHY A MASTERS DEGREE

Are you thinking about changing your career? Join us for an informational session on the advantages of extending your education NOW. Ms. Claire Ofi ara, Associate Director from Wayne State’s Graduate School, will be our guest presenter.

Date Day Time Age
May 27 Wed 7-8:30pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

UNDERSTANDING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Christina Caon, R.N., M.S.N., NP-C is an advanced level Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the care of multiple sclerosis patients and will be presenting this evening. Family & friends are welcome as they learn a lot about their loved ones. A light supper will be provided. The Library is partnering with Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 3 Wed 6-7:30pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When program is filled

 

AUTHENTIC INDIAN COOKING

North 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. No children please.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 4 Thu 6:30-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

TIME FOR A DE-CLUTTER

Would you like your space to be organized and clutter free? Help is at hand and this is a program you really don’t want to miss. Presented by Soo Porter from Your Cluttered Space.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 7 Sun 2-3pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: West Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

PLANNING FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE

Learn how to leverage long term care insurance to assist with your health care needs. Cherie Curry and Cole VanAssche from New York Life will be our presenters.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 10 Wed 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

HISTORY OF ARMENIAN MUSIC

Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, we will present brothers Ara and Keri Topouzian for an evening of reading and live music. Keri is author of The Perfect Armenian, a historical novel and Ara is a 2012 Kresge Artist Fellow and musician. This program is dedicated to the Armenians who lost their lives 100 years ago.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 17 Wed 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

TRUTH ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING

Learn the differences between trust planning and will planning, and what common estate planning pitfalls to avoid. Presented by Huron Valley Law Center.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 24 Wed 6-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

POODLE SKIRTS AND 50S MUSIC WITH THE EARTH ANGELS

Cruise back in time and experience the magic of the 50’s and 60’s recreated by the Earth Angels. This feel good group will get your fingers snapping, toes tapping, and hands clapping.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 25 Thu 7-8pm All
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: Patio
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

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 313-549-7041.

Date Day Time Age
Jul 8 Wed 1-7pm All
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Call 313.549.7041
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

SAY GOODBYE TO TIRED ACHY, SWOLLEN LEGS

Miller Vein will be hosting an educational event to discuss the causes and treatment options for painful legs. There will be FREE medical screenings available.

Date Day Time Age
Jul 29 Wed 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

 

 

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