Youth Programs

 

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Program Registration

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Also see Youth Story Times

Youth boy enjoying the library

Ongoing Programs 

Kiddie Crafts

Saturdays, 10:30-11am
Feb 13
Mar 5
Apr 2

Use your imagination and creativity to make a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Toddlers and preschoolers will have the opportunity to create a work of art using their imaginations and the supplies that we will provide. Each child must be accompanied by an adult helper, and we may get messy so please dress accordingly.

Age: 18 months-4years
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Snack made at Snack Tales

Snack Tales

Mondays, 7-7:45pm
Feb 8
Mar 14
Apr 11

Listen to great stories and make a treat to eat!

Grades: K-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Lego Club

Mondays, 6-6:45pm
Feb 29
Mar 28
Apr 25

Join us for Lego show-and-tell and building activities. We supply the Legos, you supply the imagination.

Grades: K-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

Get Mobbed With Minecraft

Thursdays, 6-8pm
Feb 11
Mar 10
Apr 14

Come in and play on our very own Minecraft servers! Spend time with all your favorite mobs and create whatever you can imagine.

Grades: K-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Two weeks prior to event
Registration Ends: When Program is filled
Location: West Meeting Room

Dog Days at the Library

Mondays, 6:30-8pm
Mar 21
Apr 18

Read to a dog! Children are encouraged to practice their reading skills with a very patient listener: a therapy dog. For readers in grades K-6. **Registration is required. Please call the Library to schedule a 15 minute appointment between 6:30pm and 8pm**

Grades: K-6
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Youth Story Time Room

 

Stay In Your PJ’s Movie Day

Mon, 10:30am-12:15pm
Feb 15 (Register)

Some days you just want to stay in your jammies! Do it today and come into the Library to watch a recent movie. Stay extra comfy by bringing your own pillow and blanket. Title TBA.

Grades: Preschool-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

Flying Friends

Tue, 1-2pm
Feb 16 (Register)

Celebrate Bird Feeding Month by making a bird house and a one of a kind bird feeder.

Grades: K-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Beat The Winter Blues Beach Party

Sat, 1-2pm
Feb 20 (Register)

Join us for fun in the sun! Come play, dance, and dig for seashells.

Ages: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

A Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Wed, 6:30-7:15pm
Mar 2 (Register)

Come help us celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! There will be stories, food and fun for all! Registration is required.

Ages: 4-8
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

AAUW Let’s Read Math

Saturdays, 1-2:30pm
Mar 5
Mar 12
Mar 19

Partnering with American Association of University Women - Novi Northville Chapter for 2nd and 3rd graders and their parent/guardian to explore three books and provide math extension activities for each in concepts such as money, measurement, polygons, etc. Good literature and math will be combined in a very fun environment. At the end of the series, students will receive a free book with a math connection.

Ages: Grades 2-3
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled
Location: West Meeting Room

Bunny Hop Dance Party

Mon, 11-11:45am
Mar 28 (Register)

Dance, sing, and hop, hop, hop. We will do it all at our bunny hop dance party.

Ages: 18 months-5 years
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Monday Movie Matinee

Mon, 1-3pm
Apr 4

Enjoy a recent release feature film on our big screen. Light refreshments will be provided.

Grades: K and up
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: West Meeting Room

Miniature Golf In The Library

Tue, 1-2:30pm
Apr 5

Can you shoot par in Picture Books? Birdie the Nonfiction? Drop in and play a few holes of miniature golf right here in the Novi Library Youth
Department.

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registrations
Location: Novi Library Public Area 1st Floor

Nelson’s Wildlife Safari

Wed, 7-8pm
Apr 6  (Register)

At this event you will be able to see and touch creatures both great and small from around the world through a Wildlife Adventure Story Presentation.

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

DIY Crafternoon

Thu, 1-3pm
Apr 7

Drop in for an afternoon of creativity. Supplies will be provided to inspire imagination and innovation.

Grades: K and up
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

Spring Carnival

Fri, 2-3:30pm
Apr 8

Join us for games of chance, merrymaking and refreshments to celebrate Spring!

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registrations
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Bird Races

Sat, 1-2pm
Apr 9 (Register)

We’re off to the races! Come decorate your very own racing bird. Bounce, tug, and shake your string until your bird flies to the end of the line!

Ages: 7 and up
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

National Library Week

Apr 10-16

Storytelling

Wed, 7-8pm
Apr 13

Celebrate National Library Week by joining us for an evening of storytelling.

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Science Saturday

Sat, 11-11:45am
Apr 23 (Register)

Join us for some science fun as we explore a science related topic, do a little background research, construct a hypothesis, conduct an experiment, and analyze the data.

Grades: 1-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Novi Library Author Night

Wed, 7-8pm
Apr 27 (Register)

Join us as we welcome local children’s book authors. Learn about the writing process and hear an excerpt from their book. Authors will be available for questions and answers and will be selling and signing their books.

Ages: All
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Money Smart Kids

Sat, 11:15-12pm
Apr 30 (Register)

Understanding and appreciating the skill of money management is important even for elementary aged children. Come enjoy a Money Smart Kids Story Time with books, music, games and more.

Grades: K-4
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Mar 28
Registration Ends: When program is filled
Location: East Meeting Room

 

 

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