Summer Reading Program

Every Hero Has A Story

Every Hero Has A StoryBeginning Monday, June 15 and continuing until Saturday, August 1, you will be able to go online or come into the Library to sign up for our Summer Reading Game. This year we will sponsor two separate games for preschool and elementary age children:

Using our website, keep track of the time reading/being read to. Teen volunteers will be on hand to assist you with the registration process and the prize redemption. Information may be found in the Summer Reading Program brochures distributed in the schools in June, on this website, or at the Library.

Thank you to all of our sponsors for their support of our summer programs and reading game!

Summer Reading Program Sponsor - TRDSummer Reading Program Sponsor - Friends of the Novi LibrarySummer Reading Program Sponsor - Novi Community School DistrictSummer Reading Program Sponsor - Tony Sacco'sSummer Reading Program Sponsor - Paradise ParkSummer Reading Program Sponsor - Level One Bank

 

SUMMER READING PROGRAM ENTERTAINMENT

Hooray for Heroes! Join us as we learn about all kinds of heroes this summer through reading and interactive programs with our Every Hero has a Story theme. You are sure to learn and enjoy something that will have you flying up, up, and away!

Date Day Time Grade Performance
Jul 7 Tue 11am-12pm All Superhero Gear *
Jul 7 Tue 7-8pm All Superhero Gear *
Jul 14 Tue 7-8pm K+ Exotic Zoo Educational Wildlife Program
Jul 21 Tue 2-3pm K+ Edible Architecture *
Jul 30 Tue 1-2pm All Superhero Training Academy *
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: *Two weeks prior to event
Location: Whole Meeting Room

 

SIZZLING SUMMER’S WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS

In partnership with Novi Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Services, bring your blanket, family and friends to celebrate summer with us. After the show, walk over to the Library and check out your favorite reads.

Date Day Time Age Performance
Jul 8 Wed 10:30-11:15am All Crazy Craig, Juggler
Jul 15 Wed 10:30-11:15am All Cupcakeasaurus,
Music Duo
Jul 22 Wed 10:30-11:15am All Scheer Genius ”The Laugh Factory”
Jul 29 Wed 10:30-11:15am All Tom Plunkard, Magician
Aug 5 Wed 10:30-11:15am All The Merry Music Maker
Aug 12 Wed 10:30-11:15am All Beverly Meyer, The Music Lady
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration

 

SCIENCE SUPERHERO

Kids can fi nd out about great discoveries of famous scientists and participate in some fun experiments and activities. Space is limited to the fi rst 36 kids in attendance.

Date Day Time Grade
Jun 27 Sat 11:15am-12pm 1-4
Jul 11 Sat 11:15am-12pm 1-4
Jul 25 Sat 11:15am-12pm 1-4
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Day of the Program, limited to the first 36 attendees
Location: Whole Meeting Room

 

SUMMER READING STORY TIMES

Children and their parent/caregivers will enjoy age-appropriate stories, music, and fun! Story time sticks are available at the 1st floor Information Desk.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 22-Jul 27 Mon 10:15-10:45am Birth-12 months
Jun 22-Jul 27 Mon 11:15-11:45am 12-23 months
Jun 23-Jul 28 Tue 10:15-10:45am or 11:15-11:45am 2-3 years
Jun 25-Jul 30 Thu 10:15-10:45am 2-3 years
Jun 26-Jul 31 Fri 10:15-10:45am or 11:15-11:45am 4+ years
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration: Day of the Program, Limited to the First 40 Attendees
Location: Youth Story Time Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

PLAYGROUPS

Have a play date at the Library! Toys will be provided.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 22-Jul 27 Mon 10:15am-12pm Preschool
Jun 23-Jul 28 Tue 10:15am-12pm Preschool
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

 

SUMMER READING FINALE: READ TO ME

Preschoolers who finish the summer reading game can come and enjoy a party fit for preschoolers. Parachutes, bubbles, music, and more!

Date Day Time Age
Aug 3 Mon 10:30-11:30am Preschool
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Upon Completion of the Summer Reading Game
Location: Whole Meeting Room

 

SUMMER READING FINALE: PARADISE PARK!

Finish the Summer Reading Game and get an exclusive invitation to a fun time at Paradise Park. Thanks to our friends at Paradise Park you can enjoy free games, laser tag, and food.

Date Day Time Grade
Aug 4 Tue 2–4pm K-4
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Upon Completion of the Summer Reading Game
Location: Paradise Park, 45799 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48374
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled