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International/ESL Programming

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Are you looking to practice or brush up on your language conversation skills? The Novi Public Library offers International Language Conversation Groups in French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. All groups are free of charge and while registration is not required, it is encouraged. Adults and teens are welcome to attend. The library also offers literacy programs (some of which are listed below) for children who are learning English. For exact dates and locations, please visit the library’s Programs/Registration Page. For questions call 248-349-0720.

Spanish Virtual Conversation Group

Aug 17, Sep 21,

Mon, 7-8:30pm

Join us for a free monthly meetup, where you can brush up on your language skills. All levels are welcome to attend.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event        
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Registration Ends: One Day Before Event
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting; Must register with valid email to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent the day before the event.

French Virtual Conversation Group

Aug 24, Sep 28,

Wed, 7:00-8:30pm

Join us for a free monthly meetup, where you can brush up on your language skills. All levels are welcome to attend.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event        
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Registration Ends: One Day Before Event
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting; Must register with valid email to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent the day before the event.

Japanese Virtual Conversation Group

Sep 02,

Wed, 6:30-8pm

Join us for a free monthly meetup, where you can brush up on your language skills. All levels are welcome to attend.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event        
Registration Begins: July 1
Registration Ends: One Day Before Event
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting; Must register with valid email to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent the day before the event.

English Conversation Group

Sep 08, Sep 15, Sep 22,

Tue, 1-2:00pm

Make Friends while you practice your English pronunciation and conversation skills. Space is limited. *Registration now required.*

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Location: East Meeting Room

German Virtual Conversation Group

Sep 14,

Mon, 7:00-8:30pm

Join us for a free monthly meetup, where you can brush up on your language skills. All levels are welcome to attend.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event        
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Registration Ends: One Day Before Event
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting; Must register with valid email to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent the day before the event.

Korean Virtual Conversation Group

Sep 16,

Wed, 10:30am-12pm

Join us for a free monthly meetup, where you can brush up on your language skills. All levels are welcome to attend.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event        
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Registration Ends: One Day Before Event
Location: Virtual – Zoom Meeting; Must register with valid email to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent the day before the event.

Looking for Translating Volunteers

Novi Public Library is looking to translate its International Resources Brochures into the following languages: Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, and Telugu to better assist the community. If you’d like to assist please contact Shannon O’Leary