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International Conversation Groups

Are you looking to practice your conversation skills in another language? The Novi Public Library offers Foreign 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. For exact dates and locations, please visit the library’s Programs/Registration Page. For questions call 248-349-0720.

English Conversation Group

Mar 12, 19, 26, Apr 9, 16, 23, May 14, 21, 28
Tuesdays, 1-2pm

Make friends as you practice your English pronunciation and conversation skills.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: East Meeting Room

Mandarin Chinese Conversation Group

Apr 01, May 06, Jun 03,

Mondays 7-8:30pm

Nihao! Come learn and practice your Mandarin Chinese in this all new conversation group!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

Japanese Conversation Group

Apr 03, May 01, Jun 05,

Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm

“Konbanwa!” Do you think your Japanese conversation skills are getting rusty? Let’s practice and learn Japanese together!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

German Conversation Group

Apr 08, May 13, Jun 10,

Mondays, 7-8:30pm

Sprechen Sie deutsch? Beginners to advanced speakers are welcome to join the German language conversation group.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

Tamil Conversation Group

Jun 12,

Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm

Welcome! Are you looking to learn or keep up your Tamil language skills? Now you can with our new Tamil Conversation Group, starting this June. All levels welcome.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

Spanish Conversation Group

Apr 15, May 20, Jun 17,

Mondays, 7-8:30pm

Hola amigos! All levels of Spanish speakers from ZERO to NATIVE are welcome to join us!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

Korean Conversation Group

Apr 17, May 15, Jun 19,

Wednesdays, 10:30-12pm

Do you need to learn or practice your Korean conversation skills? Reading, vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversation will be covered!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: 2nd Floor Meeting Room 237

French Conversation Group

Mar 25, Apr 22, Jun 24,

Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm

Bonjour! Adults & Teens interested in practicing the French language are invited to meet-up once a month.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

Looking for ESL Volunteers

Need something to occupy your time? We are seeking assistance with our English Conversation Group program (Tuesdays at 1pm). Previous ESL experience or teaching experience is preferred (but not required). Please email Shannon O’Leary with questions or for sign up information.