Enjoy some holiday shopping while supporting local small businesses at our Shop Small® Pop-Up Market on
Saturday, November 30 from 10am-2pm.
Make a purchase at any of our vendors and be entered to win a gift basket!
An opportunity to see Novi Public Library's new creative space
Sunday, November 17
Cider and donuts will be served. Friends members who would like to attend, please respond by: November 7 to 248-869-7213 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not a member of the Friends and want to attend this event?
Join for as little as $10 for an individual membership. For more information on how you can join,
NCSD Parent/District Mental Health Collaborative Dialogue Meeting
When: Monday, November 4 from 6:30-7:30pm
Where: Educational Services Building, 25345 Taft Rd., Novi, MI 48374 (in the Middle Meeting Room)
Contact: Melissa Matson at
Addicted to Movies,
Who: Teens in grades 7-12
: Monday, November 4 at 10pm - Tuesday, November 5 at 6am
Where: Emagine Novi, 44425 W. 12 Mile Rd., Novi, MI 48377
Yard Waste Collection Deadline for the City of Novi is the week of November 25!
ESL Book Club
If you have a passion for reading and helping others learn English, please volunteer to lead for our ESL book club! The book club reads one book over an 8 week period, and meets for 1.5 hours once per week.
Teaching experience preferred, but not required. Please contact Shannon O'Leary at email@example.com for more information.
Telegu and Hindi Translation -
Can you read and write in more than one language? NPL is seeking assistance translating a document into Telugu and Hindi.
If you are interested in volunteering your time for help with this project, please contact Shannon O'Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What's Happening at NPL...
The Library will be closed:
Wednesday, November 27
(closing at 5pm)
Thursday, November 28
Friday, November 29
We will reopen on Saturday, November 30 at 10am.
In its 10th year and going strong with more than 700 readers annually, the Neighborhood Library Association (NLA) again will host A Community Reads. As part of the NLA, we have partnered with the libraries of Lyon Township, Northville District, Salem-South Lyon District, Wixom and Walled Lake City Library to host a variety of book discussions and programs leading up to a special author presentation with Michael Zadoorian on Wednesday, November 13 at 7pm at the Novi Public Library.
Only 50 seats are left for this event! Click here to register.
Copies of the book are available on the new book kiosk on the 1st floor.
We Want to Hear from You!
In the spring of 2020, the Library will be installing a Lending Library Kiosk at Lakeshore Park. We value feedback and invite Novi residents to take a few minutes to let us know how we can best serve you in this new location.
Café Grand Re-Opening
On October 23, we held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Grand Re-Opening of the Caf
. We cannot thank enough the Novi Community School District and Chartwells for partnering with us to bring such great quality food and service to the residents of Novi!
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm
Check out our newest Beyond Books episode, where Julie and Dana give a tour of the iCube Makerspace!
Highlight On: Creative Kits
Put your creativity to work! Each Creative Kit contains a self-guided make and take experience that appeals to the beginner and experienced! There are Creative Kits for: Brush Lettering, DIY Gift Boxes and Bags, Card Making, Bottle Cap Magnets, Drawing and Sketching, Comic Art, Journal Kit, Paper Circuitry, and Zentangle. The Creative Kits are located just outside the iCube door and are to be used only in the iCube Makerspace.
The Creation Kits are "GREEN" level usage. Green meaning it can be used without supervision for the
Creative Kit Drop-In Workshops
Zentangle - Thursday, November 7 from 6:30-8pm
- Thursday, November 14 from 6:30-8pm
Hand Lettering - Saturday, November 23 from 3:30-5pm
Mondays, 3:30-5:30pm & 6-8:30pm
Fridays/Saturdays (Alternating), 10am-12pm & 2-5:30pm
Additional staff hours may be available. Please call the Library to inquire for each week.
Play Library Board Bingo and win prizes!
Play on Facebook
Every Monday starting November 4, we will post a question. In the comment section, guess which Board Member we are referring to, and if you're correct, you could win a prize!
Get a Bingo Card
Step 1: Come to the Library starting November 4 and grab a Library Board Bingo Card from the Circulation Desk.
: Follow our
page and watch for the Monday question. When you get 3 Board Members in a row, across or on the diagonal, bring your card back to the Library to get entered into a raffle to win a prize!
Happy Halloween from
your friends at NPL!
Ring in the New Year with History and Food!
We know how busy the holiday season can get, so mark your calendars now! Celebrate 65 years of Diamond Jim Brady's Bistro at A Bistro Experience with Mary Brady on
January 6, 2020, at 10:30am or 7pm
. Learn about the history of the restaurant and take part in a food-tasting, presented by Mary Brady, owner and Certified Executive Chef.
Registration is required for the 10:30am program or the 7:00pm program.