Adult Events

Please visit our calendar to see the online and in-person events we offer.

Beginners ESL Conversation Group – In-Person

Fridays from 10:30 AM – 12 PM Come practice your English with other beginners in a slow-speaking informal conversation group. Contact Librarian Samantha Loree for more information at sloree@northvillelibrary.org Drop In.

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Walk, Listen & Win

June – August (Ongoing) Walk 30 miles a month while listening to an audiobook! Download the Beanstack app to log miles walked and once you’ve reached 90 miles at the end of August you will be eligible to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Audiobooks are available on the Libby and Hoopla apps from your…

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“When the Groom Had His Own Cake: American Wedding Food Traditions”

Monday, June 24 at 7 PM (ONLINE) Join Food Historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson for this look at over two centuries of American wedding traditions, from the colonial period to the present. Featuring historic menus and images, Wassberg Johnson chronicles what has changed – and what hasn’t – about how we celebrate weddings with food. Special…

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, June 25 from 10 AM – 4 PM Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and or platelets. A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 units of blood. Many cancer patients will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment. Blood and platelets cannot be manufactured; they can…

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Book of Delights by Ross Gay

Monday, July 8 at 7 PM The Book of Delights by Ross Gay The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyrical essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. In The Book of Delights,…

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Notary Service with John Hogan

Wednesday, July 10 at 6 PM John Hogan from Comerica Bank offers notary services  from 6-7 pm. Please bring a photo ID and do not sign your documents before arrival. No appointment required. No Registration Required

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Internet Basics

Friday, July 12 at 10 AM (at the Community Center) Explore how to find things on the World Wide Web. Learn how to create bookmarks, clear history and cache and much more. Laptop or tablet required. Register for Internet Basics.

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Chess

NDL Chess Club

Monday, July 15 from 7 – 8:30 PM Welcome to the Northville District Library chess club for adults! We offer basic chess instruction for new players and challenging studies for advanced players. Each meeting will begin with a lesson on chess, followed by open play. Adults of all skill levels are welcome. If you are…

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The Next Chapter: A 55+ Book Discussion Group: No One Cares About Crazy People, by Ron Powers

Wednesday, July 17 at 11 AM Join us for our monthly 55+ book discussion group, The Next Chapter, in collaboration with Northville Senior Services. We will meet at the Community Center the third Wednesday of each month at 11 AM. We plan to alternate fiction and non-fiction titles. This month’s selection is No One Cares About…

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Seasonal Salad

Seasonal Salads with Thirsty Radish via Zoom

Thursday, July 18 at 7 PM Think beyond simply greens. Vegetables and fruit can be transformed into beautiful and delicious salads of all types, including heartier grain and dinner salads. Learn new methods of preparation, ingredient combinations, and homemade dressings for colorful, tasty salads to satisfy you all season long. Presented by Vanessa Young of Thirsty…

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US Citizenship and Immigration.

Citizenship 1:1 with Local Immigration Lawyer

Friday, July 19 at 12 PM Friday, July 19 at 12:30 PM Friday, July 19 at 1 PM Friday, July 19 at 1:30 PM Book a 30-min. appointment to learn about the naturalization process and the free resources available from the library.

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Immigration Q & A : Green Cards and US Visas

Monday, July 22 at 7 PM Ask questions relating to the immigration process with local immigration lawyers and learn about the requirements. Drop In

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Pressed Flower Lantern Adult Craft

Tuesday, July 23 at 7 PM Join us in making a pressed flower lantern to decorate your summer table. Each registered adult will take home a small glass lantern and electric candle to add ambiance to your summer evenings. Register for Pressed Flower Lantern Adult Craft.

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From Page to Palette Book Club: Drawing Home by Jamie Brenner

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 PM This month From Page to Palette will meet at the Northville District Library in the Carlo Meeting Room. A Partnership between the Northville Art House and Northville District Library. Do you love to read? Would you like to learn more about famous artists and art historical movements? Join the…

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Puzzle Swap

Saturday, July 27 from 10 AM – 12 PM Drop off your new or gently used puzzles between July 19 and July 26 and receive a ticket for each game (limit of 3 tickets total) to be redeemed on Saturday, July 27. Please note if there are pieces missing. Remaining puzzles will be donated. Drop…

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Books & Brews Book Discussion: Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy

Tuesday, August 6 at 7 PM Books and Brews Book Discussion: Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy FICTION Epic and intimate, heartbreaking and galvanizing, Charlotte McConaghy’s Migrations is an ode to a disappearing world and a breathtaking page-turner about the possibility of hope against all odds. NOTE: CHANGE OF VENUE Great White Buffalo Brewing Co. 101 W. Main Street…

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Staying Safe Online

Wednesday, August 7 at 10 AM Learn how to stay safe online by protecting your personal information and avoiding common Internet scams. Register for Staying Safe Online.

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Citizenship 1:1 with Local Immigration Lawyer

Friday, August 9 at 12 PM Friday, August 9 at 12:30 PM Friday, August 9 at 1 PM Friday, August 9 at 1:30 PM Book a 30-min. appointment to learn about the naturalization process and the free resources available from the library.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

Monday, August 12 at 7 PM The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams Widower Mukesh lives a quiet life in Wembley, in West London after losing his beloved wife. He shops every Wednesday, goes to Temple, and worries about his granddaughter, Priya, who hides in her room reading while he spends his evenings watching nature…

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Cryptozoology of the Great Lakes

Thursday, August 15 at 7 PM Join author and speaker Shetan Noir as we explore the creepy, weird and wondrous cryptids of the Great Lakes and Michigan. Register for Cryptozoology of the Great Lakes.

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Chess

NDL Chess Club

Monday, August 19 from 7 – 8:30 PM Welcome to the Northville District Library chess club for adults! We offer basic chess instruction for new players and challenging studies for advanced players. Each meeting will begin with a lesson on chess, followed by open play. Adults of all skill levels are welcome. If you are…

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The Next Chapter: A 55+ Book Discussion Group: So Big, by Edna Ferber

Wednesday, August 21 at 11 AM Join us for our monthly 55+ book discussion group, The Next Chapter, in collaboration with Northville Senior Services. We will meet at the Community Center the third Wednesday of each month at 11 AM. We plan to alternate fiction and non-fiction titles. This month’s selection is So Big, by…

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Notary Service with John Hogan

Wednesday, August 21 at 6 PM John Hogan from Comerica Bank offers notary services on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6-7 pm. Please bring a photo ID and do not sign your documents before arrival. No appointment required. No Registration Required

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Born in Blood: The beginning of the National Parks w/ Heather Bruegl

Monday, August 26 at 7 PM The United States boasts some of the most beautiful and breathtaking landscapes – spaces that have been virtually untouched.  But do you know the history behind how these pristine areas were created?  Learn about the blood and heartache that Indigenous nations faced with the creation of the National Park…

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