Youth Programs

 

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Youth boy enjoying the library

Ongoing Programs 

KIDDIE CRAFTS

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.

Date Day Time Ages
Dec 13 Sat 10:30-11am 18 months-4 years

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Youth Activity Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

Snack Tales

Snack made at Snack TalesListen to great stories and make a treat to eat!

Date Day Time Grades
Nov 10 Mon 7-7:45pm K-4
Dec 8 Mon 7-7:45pm K-4

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begin: Aug 1
Location: Youth Activity Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

LEGO CLUB

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

Date Day Time Grades
Nov 24 Mon 6-6:45pm K-4
Dec 29 Mon 6-6:45pm K-4

 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room

 

 

PRESCHOOL ART FUN!

Do you have future Van Gogh’s or Michelangelo’s in your home? Join us for Preschool Art fun! Bring your little one in to discover their creativity using a variety of colorful (although a little messy) art techniques. Designed for ages 3-5. Please sign up for only one session.

Date Day Time Ages
Nov 24 Mon 10:30-11:15am 3-5 years
Nov 25 Tue 10:30-11:15am 3-5 years

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

In addition to the outstanding activities at the City of Novi, we will be hosting magic shows at 7 and 8pm with the amazing Baffling Bill, train rides with Dan Dan the Choo-Choo Man from 6:30-9pm plus free hot chocolate from Novi Library’s Read-A-Latte Café and free cookies courtesy of Walmart. Enjoy the fun, sights and sounds of the season with us at this annual event. This program is generously funded by the Berenguer Family.

Date Day Time Ages
Dec 5 Fri 6-9pm All

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Novi Public Library and Novi Civic Center Campus

 

FROZEN FUN

Come and enjoy crafts and snacks based off the hit movie Frozen!

Date Day Time Grades
Dec 6 Sat 2-3pm K-4

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

MINI MASTERS ART SERIES

Do you love to create? Come get some inspiration which you can use in your own art projects. In this series, we will learn about four artists and their unique styles. Then we will become like those artists and create just like they did. We will learn about Michelangelo and Renaissance art, Seurat and Pointillism, Mondrian and Modern art, and finally Eric Carle and illustration. This is a four part series; in registering you are signing up for all four sessions.

Date Day Time Grades Program
Dec 13 Sat 2-2:45pm K-4 Illustration

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Youth Activity Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

TODDLER DRIVE-IN MOVIE

Create a car out of a cardboard box, hop in and “drive in” for a movie. We supply the materials; child and adult supply the creativity. Then watch a popular animated picture book on DVD. Participants take home car creations for more drive-in fun.

Date Day Time Ages
Dec 15 Mon 11am-12pm 18 months-4 years

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

NURSERY RHYME OLYMPICS

Come jump with Jack B. Nimble, find your way through the Itsy, Bitsy Spider’s Maze, and participate in other events centered around your favorite Nursery Rhymes as we move, work on early literacy skills and of course have fun!

Date Day Time Ages
Dec 18 Thu 11:30am-12:30pm Preschool

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

 

CLEAN-OUT-THE-CUPBOARDS CRAFT

Looking for something to do on a cold winter’s day? Stop into the Youth Activity Room and make something special to take home. We’ll provide the supplies, you bring the creativity!

Date Day Time Ages
Dec 23 Tue 12-5pm All

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Activity Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

RING IN THE NEW YEAR CRAFTS

Be sure to celebrate 2015 in style. Create your own fun favors and decorations for New Year’s Eve.

Date Day Time Ages
Dec 30 Tue 11-11:45am All

Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: West Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

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