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What's New


New cafe hours: Mon-Thurs: 7am-7:30pm, Fri: 7am-5pm, Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm. Proudly Serving Starbucks!


In the spring of 2020, the Library will be installing Lending Library Kiosk at Lakeshore Park. Click here to take a brief survey, we value your feedback regarding this new location.


Libraries are known places of learning, exploration, creativity, accessibility and sharing, as demonstrated in our motto of Inform. Inspire. Include = i³ or i-cubed. Stop by to play and try a variety of equipment and resources.


This year’s A Community Reads program, with Beautiful Music author Michael Zadoorian, will be held on Wed, 11/13 at 7pm.


Help us improve the space for teens (2nd floor) at the Novi Public Library by completing this survey. All ideas and opinions are welcome!




If you are a home, online, or brick and mortar small business, join our shop Small® Pop-Up Market 11/30. Click here for the application. Application deadline 11/1.


If you are a published author, our Local Author Fair on 12/7 will be a great opportunity to share and sell your book(s) with new readers! Application submissions begin 8/1.


Book a Librarian to help you with our business databases. Email the Business Librarian to make an appointment.
If you would like one-on-one business research assistance, fill out a form at the second floor information desk or email the Business Librarian to make an appointment.


The Library of Michigan has awarded NPL a certificate of completion for meeting the Excellent Level of the Quality Services Audit Checklist (QSAC)! Out of over 400 public libraries in Michigan, the Novi Library is the only library in Michigan to receive this certification!  More information.
To earn this certification the Library demonstrated superior service to its patrons and community in a cost-effective manner, with a can-do attitude, and by always delivering on promises. With three levels of achievement such as Essential, Enhanced and Excellence offered by QSAC, NPL has officially reached all three levels! Huge thank you to Jessica Schenk Librarian, for working on this project this year!


Trivia Night! 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm.  Put your knowledge to the test! More Information.


New Series for Young Readers! A monthly program designed to engage youth in critical exploration of social justice topics through children’s literature. More Information.


Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 100 languages with personalized courses that include study guides and audio lessons, video phrases, movies, music, and more. Learn online, either on your desktop computer or mobile device! Click here for more...


Check out one of our new laptops from the check-out desk and use it inside the Library or on the patio.  The loan period is from the time of check-out until 30 minutes prior to closing on the same day. 
Laptops are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are equipped with the same software as the public access computers -- Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016 and more. Borrowers wishing to save files must save them to a USB flash drive, to personal data storage on the internet (in the cloud) or to personal email accounts since all personal files will be wiped clean upon the laptop's return.  Wireless printing is available at the same rates as the public access computers.


Enjoy using our library app for viewing upcoming events, searching the catalog or placing holds? We've just made it better!
You now have the ability to choose where  to pick up the item you placed on hold. Choose a location from the drop-down list and your item will be waiting for you.  Don't have our app?  Search for Novi Public Library in the Google Play Store or App Store, then download it to stay connected with us wherever you go!


With the closing of the Computer Lab, our lending laptops have increased to four (4), received a hardware upgrade and a mouse is also available.


Take a look back at all the accomplishments and statistics over the past year at the Library by viewing the 2017-2018 Annual Report.


A big thank you to the Friends of the Novi Public Library for sponsoring our new Special Needs Technology Station.
The new equipment includes a touch screen monitor, a big keys keyboard, and a oversized marble mouse. The technology will assist those with physical and cognitive special needs. The new equipment is located in the youth area next to the windows.


The Most Valuable Card in your Wallet!
Check out this video to learn why your Novi Library card is the most valuable card in your wallet!


Join the Library’s photography club!  Monthly meetings will be held at 7pm.  The next session is 12/4. Register here.