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International/ESL Programming

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.

ESL Beginner Book Discussion

If you are learning English and you enjoy discussing books, then join our ESL Beginner Book Discussion. Participants meet once a week (Monday) for 7 weeks. We will discuss one book during the each session. Registration required and limited to 15 participants. Must be at a High Beginner Level to attend. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting. See library’s Program/Registration page for meeting dates and times.
 
Please contact Shannon O’Leary for more information

ESL Book Discussion - Tuesday

Feb 25, Mar 03, Mar 10, Mar 17, Mar 24,

Tue, 11:00-12:30pm

Improve your English and have fun! For High-Intermediate to Advanced English speakers only. We will discuss one book during the eight-week session. Registration required and limited to 12 participants $7 book fee is due at the first meeting.

Ages: 21+
Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: Feb 3
Location: Board Room

ESL Book Discussion-Thursdays

Feb 27, Mar 05, Mar 12, Mar 19, Mar 26,

Thu, 1-2:30pm

Improve your English and have fun! For High-Intermediate to Advanced English speakers only. We will discuss one book during the eight-week session. Registration required and limited to 12 participants $7 book fee is due at the first meeting.

Ages: 21+
Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: Feb 3
Location: Board Room Feb 13, Mar 12 meets in the East Meeting Room

English Conversation Group

Feb 25, Mar 03, Mar 10, Mar 17, Apr 07, Apr 14, Apr 28,

Tue, 1-2:00pm

Make Friends while you practice your English pronunciation and conversation skills. No registration. Free. Space is limited.

Ages: 21+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: East Meeting Room

French Conversation Group

Feb 24, Mar 23, Apr 27,

Wed, 7pm-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: Feb 1
Location: Board Room

German Conversation Group

Mar 09, Apr 13,

Mon, 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: Feb 1
Location: Board Room

Japanese Conversation Group

Mar 04, Apr 01,

Wed, 6:30-8pm

“こんばんわ!” 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: Feb 1
Location: Meeting Room East

Korean Conversation Group

Mar 18, Apr 15,

Wed, 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: Feb 1
Location: 2nd Floor Meeting Room 237

Spanish Conversation Group

Mar 16, Apr 20,

Mon, 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: Feb 1
Location: Board Room

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