Celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week starting September 27 through October 3. Stop by the Teen Stop to check out our display of young adult books and enter for your chance to win one of these challenged books!
NPL Fear Factor
Participants will overcome their fears by completing challenges.
Join us for some fun competition with favorite games like Jenga, Connect 4 and even Twister, to name a few. The music will be playing and food will be ready for munching, so drop on in.
Like Robots? Come make a BrushBot! BrushBots are simple and tiny robots made from a toothbrush, a battery, and a pager motor. The result? Serious fun.
Get Away @ Your Library
Drop in the Teen Stop during Teen Read Week, October 18-24, to vote for your favorite young adult book and a chance to win one of the Young Adult Library Association’s 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults books! 10 winners will be selected.
Re-Design A Book Cover
Celebrate Teen Read Week! Redesign the cover of your favorite young adult book. Participants will vote on their favorite design. There will be first, second, and third place winners.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Bring your creativity! Prizes given to scariest, funniest, most realistic and more. Cider and donuts will be served.
DIY Zombie Makeup
Astute Artistry will teach tweens and teens how to apply zombie makeup.
Great Books 2 Great Movies
Three day movie extravaganza! Film inspired authors whose books became popular films. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.
May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor
Play games and test your knowledge of the Hunger Games. Win a set of the books!
Catch Up On Hunger Games
Catch up with all your friends from Panem, while watching Mockingjay Part I and enjoying some great snacks.
Theater On The Edge
Theatre is for everyone! 4th Wall Theatre Company will teach kids about singing, dancing, and acting while we discover the basics of theatre.
Battle of The Books 2016
Team registration forms for Battle of the Books will be available at the Library’s First Floor Information Desk beginning Monday, November 30, 2015. 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.
Battles of The Books Coaches’ Kick-Off Meeting
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 opportunity 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!”
Age: 18 +
Mason Jar Cooking Time
Join us and create an easy, homemade gift filled with delicious ingredients to make the perfect holiday cookies. You won’t want to miss this one.
DIY Mason Jar Cookie Mix
Create an easy, homemade gift filled with delicious ingredients to make the perfect holiday cookies.
Gingerbread Decorating Day
Bring your friends for a gingerbread house decorating challenge. Prizes and candy treats!