The Novi Library is partnering with the
Village Workshop in Northville to offer Novi Library card
holders a 50% discount on classes at the Village Workshop when
you present your Novi Library card. Click below for a complete list of
applicable classes. Discount does not apply to any
applicable material fees. Discount cannot be combined with any
other discount, coupon or offer. Village Workshop is located at
455 E Cady St,in Northville, 48167.
MLK Day: The Power of Unity Breakfast, Celebration & Essay Contest
Let's celebrate unity! Join us for a delicious hot breakfast, music from area schools, spoken word, and fellowship. Youth, teens, and adults may submit a poem or essay, 100 words or less, on "The Power of Unity". Winners will be selected from each age category, announced at the breakfast, and allowed to read their submission. Finalists will receive a unity certificate of recognition. Children will make unity cookies, bracelets, and other crafts. Email essays and poems to Gail Anderson between December 26th-January 8th. Include name, grade, school, and contact information. Children must provide parent or guardian contact information. Children may also make unity cookies, friendship bracelets and other crafts in the Activities Room.
Thank you to Diversified Members Credit Union for sponsoring this event!
Adult Coloring 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.
Relationship Program: Building Blocks to a Successful Marriage
As part of our Relationship Program Series: thinking of getting married, engaged, newly married, or just want a marriage refresher class? Couples... join us for “Building Blocks to a Successful Marriage” with certified therapist Nathan Comerford, of “Thought Perspectives Counseling and Psychotherapy” from Novi.
PAASN Monthly Meetings
Parents of African American Students in Novi is a group that meets on a monthly basis to learn about resources, programs and services that are beneficial to their students. This program is hosted by Paula and Gicentroy Henry and is in partnership with the Novi Community School District and Library. For more information call 734-369-1222.
Relationship Program: Marriage and Money
As part of our Relationship Program Series: avoid common marital mistake when it comes to finances. Join Amy and Tom Smith of Smith & Associates – A private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. as they share tips to financial peace in relationships.
Relationship Program: Save The 1st Dance For Me
As part of our Relationship Program Series: want to make sure you have the dance just right for the big wedding day? How about making a positive impression at the next dance party or event? Join professional dance instructors Dwight & Theresa Davis, as they teach ballroom, waltz, rumba, and nightclub slow dance moves that will have you prepared for your next occasion.
Morning Art Series
Enjoy the talent of Aaron BraveSoul Parrott, former America’s Got Talent contestant, and musician in his own right. Come prepared to clap and move to the soulful sounds of the steel pan. Enjoy calypso, Caribbean Soca, jazz, and more. Bring the kids to test their steel pan talent. Also, join us for Jackie Davidson, an original member of the New Christy Minstrels, along with Gary Brandt, folksinger and composer. “Singing the Good Old Songs” is a combination of classic and original folk music from the “Folk Movement” of the 1960’s and 1970’s, by artists such as Peter, Paul, and Mary. Full of humor, and audience interaction, with “Sing-a- Long Folk Song Medley.” Both are lots of fun for the whole family!
Hands-on Intermediate Genealogy
Continue learning from experienced members of the Northville Genealogical Society. Lunch will be around noon. Bring your own lunch or use our café. The afternoon will continue in the computer lab with hands on help from the pros.
For The Love of Chocolate
Come as a couple, or come alone to spend part of your Valentine’s Day enjoying chocolate fondue and snacks. Learn the health benefits of eating chocolate with Schoolcraft College’s culinary art instructor Chef George Rapitis.
Beating the Winter Blues
If you think you may be suffering from “Seasonal Affective Disorder” or want to learn more, join Providence Park Hospital as they share professional medical information on the symptoms, causes, and solutions to beating the winter blues.
Cook With an Area Restaurant Series
Ever want to cook with added flavor, and a little bit of soul? Join “Beans & Cornbread Soulful Bistro” as they share tips and recipes in an interactive cooking demonstration that will spice up your everyday meals. Also, join us as we make delectable crepes of many varieties. The Crepe Station will share the technique to making your crepes look and taste like they came from a professional. Samples included at both!
Ladies Night Out at the Library
Ladies, bring a friend or make new ones while enjoying music and refreshments and creating a craft to take home.
Listen At the Library
This series of free family concerts are informal, friendly and fun. Sponsored by the Friends of the Novi Library. The Harp/Flute Duet have performed in such venues as the Max Fisher Orchestra Hall, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, and more. Their dynamic classical concerts include masterworks of the past as well as contemporary composition. The DSO Strings Trio have performed in concerts around the world. From the Shanghai Conservatory, Kennedy Center, Syracuse Symphony, and much more.
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.
Swinging into Spring with the Novi Choralaires
Music is in the air this evening. Join us for a delightful, toe-tapping program sure to bring a smile to your face and spring to your step. You won’t want to miss this wonderful evening with the Novi Choralaires.
Building Self-Esteem in Your Child with Autism
Author of “A Parent’s Guide to Autism” and adult with ASD, Ron Sandison will discuss how to build your child’s self-esteem and cultivate a positive self-image. This event is designed for parents and caregivers of children with autism, as well as, educators, therapists, social workers, or anyone interested in building selfesteem with an individual with ASD.
It’s Soy Marvelous!
There are many benefits to using soy-based products. Soy candles are clean-burning, eco-friendly, and biodegradable. As a skin-care product, soy oil is easily absorbed into the skin, and is naturally rich in Vitamin E. Mother’s Day is right around the corner, please join us in making some soy-based gifts that will pamper her in a sweet-smelling way.
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