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+
 
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 or weatherization? Make an appointment with an OLHSA staff member.

Date Day Time Age
Sep 2-Dec 30 Tue 10am-4pm 18+
Jan 6-Apr 28 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

NOVI COMMUNITY SCHOOLS COFFEE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT

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

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

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NOVI WRITERS GROUP

Come to the Library for an inspirational environment where you can create and share ideas. This group is facilitated by local writer, Kathy Mutch.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 28 Sat 10am-12pm 18+
Apr 25 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
Mar 25 Wed 11am-12:30pm 16+
Apr 8 Wed 11am-12:30pm 16+
Apr 22 Wed 11am-12:30pm 16+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

 

I WROTE A BOOK-NOW WHAT?

Shannon Janeczek, Secretary of the Women’s National Book Association, and owner of PublishSavvy (a Michigan-based author services firm), will discuss the details on various production steps and the costs that are involved to get your book in both print and ebook format.

Date Day Time Age
Mar 25 Wed 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

PARENT TO PARENT BOOK DISCUSSION

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. At registration, a copy of the current book will be provided.

Date Day Time Age Program
Mar 31 Tue 7-8pm 18+ 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times by Bernie Trilling & Charles Fadel
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1-Register at the First Floor Information Desk
Location: Youth Activity Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled  

SWINGING INTO SPRING WITH THE NOVI CHORALAIRES

Music is in the air. Join us for a delightful, toe-tapping evening.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 7 Tue 7-7:45pm 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 Performer
Apr 12 Sun 3-4pm All The Mack Sisters Duo Pianists
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

TOWEL HAT USA PROJECT

Towel hats are unique head wear made from breathable, washable terry cloth and are designed for patients undergoing chemotherapy. The Towel Hat Project started in Japan and a local group of volunteers are sewing these hats and distributing them through St. John Providence Park. Learn about this program and please bring a new, inexpensive, 28”x 60” towel with you to donate.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 15 Wed 7-8pm 18+
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

TRAVELOGUE IN JAZZ: AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 MINUTES

Stu Johnson, a member of the Michigan Jazz Record Collectors, will lead us through the musical journey. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Novi Public Library.

Date Day Time Age
Apr 16 Thu 11am-12pm All
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

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

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