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Adult Programs

Cutting the Cord_ Alternative to Cable Program

Author Fair Program with Braylon Edwards and Edward Sarkis Balian

Experience Culture France Program

Author Event Linda Solomon Program

Photography Club
Teen/Tween Programs

Battle of the Books Coaches Meeting

STEM Gingerbread Engineering Challenge Program Ages 9 and up

SAT Practice Test Program
Thank you to the following business for sponsoring this program:
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Teen Space
Youth Programs

Hour of Code Program

Hour of Code Program

STEM Gingerbread Engineering Challenge Program Ages 4 to 8
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News from the Friends
Books on a table Our holiday sale is continuing, but sales are going strong, so therefore, inventory is decreasing daily. Hurry in for the best selection. We are looking forward to the media sale which will follow the holiday sale. If art, including watercolors, interests you, our feature shelf may be just the thing you are looking for. 

Additionally, the glass case next to the "hold" bookshelves contain higher priced times and rarer finds. To inquire about an item, fill out a form located on the Book Nook desk and place it in the plexiglass box. Someone will call you to set up a time to come in and look at/purchase the item. None of this would be possible without your generous donation, so please continue to support the Friends in this extremely giving way!

Thank you to Vibe Credit Union and Fox Run of Novi!
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President of the Friends of Novi Public Library, Sue Johnson, presented plaques to Jennifer Wells from Vibe Credit Union and Peggy Mather from Fox Run of Novi, in recognition of their outstanding support of the Friends of Novi Public Library and Novi Public Library.
Printing/Copying Improvements Coming!

In December, money will no longer be applied to library cards. A pay as you print service will be available. Payments will be accepted at the Information Desks.  

As of January 2nd: funds on library cards will no longer be available. 

In late January, printing/copying upgrades will be implemented. The new technology will accept cash, debit and credit.

Thank you for your cooperation!
Novi Community

Light Up the Night
Who: All ages!
When : Friday, December 6 from 6-9pm
Join us for the free community event that includes the Tree Lighting, visits with Santa, Fireworks, Kids Crafts, Craft Bazaar, Tubing Hill, Petting Farm, Reindeer, S'mores, Train Rides, Food (for purchase) and so much more!
What's Happening at NPL...
Library & Café Closures
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The Library will be closed:
Tuesday, December 24
Wednesday, December 25
Tuesday, December 31
Wednesday, January 1
Celebrate Giving Tuesday and Donate to Your Library
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Our mission is to provide the resources and programs to support the educational, cultural, informational and recreational needs of our diverse community, and we're so grateful to our donors and supporters who help make that possible! 

Thank you for choosing to make a meaningful difference in your community!
A Gift for You!
Gift box with red ribbon As 2019 comes to an end, we would like to take a moment to thank you for making NPL a valuable part of your life. As a thank you, during the week of December 16, the first 800 guests to check out an item at the circulation desk will get a free gift! Happy Reading!
Loyalty Program & Gift Cards Now Available at the Café  
Gift Cards available at the cafe When checking out, be sure to enter your phone number on the register screen to activate your loyalty program membership!

Earn 1 point for every visit!
($1.00 minimum purchase)

10 points = $2 off any sale
20 points = Free item up to $8.00!

Gift cards are also available! These make a great gift and are available in any amount!
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Café Hours
Saturday & Sunday 
Author Visit with Linda Solomon, The Queen Next Door
The Queen Next Door Book Cover and Photo of author Linda Solomon When creating The Queen Next Door, Linda was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha Franklin's music career, but to join in with the Franklin family's most intimate and cherished moments in her beloved hometown. Join us on Saturday, December 14 from 2-3pm to hear about Linda's journey and experiences with the Detroit legend, Aretha Frankin.

Copies of the book will be sold for $25.00 and autographed at this event. Click here to register for this event. 
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We are very excited to present to you our 2018-2019 Annual Report. This report displays the accomplishments of the Novi Public Library during fiscal year 2018-2019 and provides information regarding library service usage.

In addition, our  Strategic Plan for 2019-2022 provides you a glimpse of what is to come in the next three years at NPL. A lot of time was spent connecting with residents to gain feedback to improve our services, collections, programs and resources. Though just a guideline, the plan allows for flexibility to continue to hear the ideas and suggestions that come daily from our residents. 
Create Unity Contest
People hands together with the word Unity on top Enter NPL's Create Unity Contest by coming up with an idea and design which represents UNITY. Your project must be crafted in the NPL iCube Makerspace, utilizing the services and technology we offer. Select from: button or jewelry making, t-shirt, tote, mug, or a postcard design. The creativity is all yours*!

Winning categories include: Elementary/Middle School, High School, and Adult

Projects are due January 6. Winners will be announced at the MLK Breakfast on January 20, 2020. Questions? Contact Gail Anderson at or 248-869-7210.
*NPL is not responsible for supplies necessary for your design.
We Want to Hear from You!
Lending Library Kiosk 
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.
iCube Logo Want to learn how you can digitize VHS, cassettes and even vinyl? Check out our Creation Station Tech Tuesday video with Dominic!

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Button PressDo you like to express yourself with buttons? Make customized buttons in the iCube Makerspace! Purchase a three piece button kit for $1.50 or a six piece kit for $3.00 from our 2nd Floor Information Desk. Use the craft paper found in the iCube or print out your own images, and follow the directions next to the button press to make your buttons!

The button press is a "GREEN" level usage. Green meaning it can be used without supervision for the D o I t Y ourself projects.

iCube Hours: p lease call the Library to inquire for each week.
Mark Your Calendar: A Bistro Experience with Mary Brady
Flatbread pizza with onions_ tomatoes_ arugula and olivesCelebrate 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 by the American Culinary Federation.

Registration is required for the 10:30am program or the 7:00pm program.
Winter Reading Challenge
From January 1 to January 31, Novi Public Library will participate in Beanstack's Third Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Penguin Random House (RPH). We challenge our guests to read at least 10,000 books during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site,
Hundreds of libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read a target number of minutes and books.  

Top-performing libraries and schools will earn the Golden Penguin and Random House awards. PRH pledges to donate $50,000 in prizes, including author visits and new books, to be shared among the winners. Let's light up the mind this winter! Happy reading, Novi! 
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