Adult Events

Due to current restrictions, all events are online. Please visit our calendar to see upcoming virtual events.

Painted Mason Jar Vase

Monthly Adult Craft on Zoom 18+ – Painted Mason Jar Vase

Wednesday, February 3: 1 – 3 pm Register to attend, then pick up your kits from the library and join us live for instruction and assistance. Registration started on 1/6 for NDL card holders – 1/16 for outside  libraries Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 856 6184 4416 Passcode: 068581

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waking up white

Author Q&A w/Debby Irving

Thursday, February 4: 7 – 8 pm Debby Irving, author of Waking Up White, will answer your questions about her book, how she unpacked her own long-held beliefs about colorblindness, being a good person, and wanting to help people of color. Attendees are strongly encouraged to read her book in advance of this event. Copies of the…

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Detroit’s Sojourner Truth Housing Riot of 1942 with Author Gerald VanDusen

Friday, February 5: 7 – 8:30 pm Author Gerald Van Dusen will discuss his latest book, Detroit’s Sojourner Truth Housing Riot of 1942: Prelude to the race riot of 1943 in this virtual presentation. During World War II, no American city suffered a worse housing shortage than Detroit, and no one suffered that shortage more…

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Resources for Genealogical Research in Foreign Countries

Wednesday, February 10: 7 – 9 pm Once you’ve discovered your immigrant ancestor’s home country, how will you go about finding documents generated while s/he was still there, and how will you research his/her parents? We’ll discuss available resources for beginning your research in foreign countries, including how to locate foreign language genealogy terms and…

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Tipping Point Theatre

Virtual Table Reading with Tipping Point Theatre

Thursday, February 11: 7 – 8:15 pm Tipping Point Theatre, a professional non-profit theatre in Downtown Northville produces six main-stage productions each season as well as the Sandbox Short Play Festival. Part of the selection process for those shows includes a table-reading of the script by professional artists. Tipping Point is excited to give the…

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RJ Spangler Jazz Trio

RJ Spangler Jazz Trio with Special Guest T-Bone Paxton

Wednesday, February 17: 7 – 8:30 pm John “T-Bone” Paxton, veteran Detroit singer and instrumentalist, performs jazz and blues favorites with this all-star band. RJ Spangler shares a bit of the history of Detroit’s jazz and blues roots. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 886 8712 2890 Passcode: 472664

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Virtual Tour of the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University

Thursday, February 18: 1 – 2:30 pm Join the Jim Crow Museum Educators for a virtual tour of the museum’s exhibits. This presentation consists of a one hour facilitated tour of the museum’s permanent exhibits as well as a 30 minute question and answer session at the end. The Jim Crow Museum is an anti-racism institution. The…

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trivia night

Thursday Trivia Night w/the library on Zoom

Thursday, February 18: 7 – 9 pm Keep your mind fresh and test your general knowledge at our monthly trivia night on Zoom. Compete for the prestige of being Northville’s “smartest” library patron! Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 828 2863 0263 Passcode: 243526

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Love Your Body with Plant-Based Nutrition w/VegMichigan

Tuesday, February 23: 7 – 9 pm Are you ready to begin your journey to a healthier life? Eating more plant-based foods can help! Chantal Singer will discuss the benefits of adding more plant-based foods to your diet. She will share with you all of the best plant-based foods you should be eating that are…

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Electric Cars

Electric Cars: Past, Present and Future with Russ Dore

Thursday, February 25: 7 – 8:30 pm Why did the early electric vehicles outsell gasoline powered vehicles? When and why were they overcome by cars with internal combustion engines? What caused the recent resurgence of the electric car? Who are some of the early as well as recent pioneers who developed electric cars? Who are…

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Between the Lines Book Discussion

Due to current restrictions, in-person events have been suspended.
Please visit our calendar to see the online events we offer.

All are welcome to join our lively, informal book discussions held on the second Monday of each month at 7 pm. Fiction and non-fiction titles are chosen based on professional reviews, awards lists, and recommendations from the group members. No registration needed, just drop in.


Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Monday, February 8 at 7 pm
This legendary African American civil rights attorney recounts her trailblazing life in this inspiring, beautifully told story that shows how one remarkable woman changed history, and how urgent it is to continue her work today.

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Meeting ID: 867 3108 4472
Passcode: 231486

NextGen and Books & Brews Book Discussion

Due to current restrictions, in-person events have been suspended.
Please visit our calendar to see the online events we offer.

nextGen for those of us in our 20s & 30s

 


For those 21+...this is not your parents’ book club. Kick back, relax and chat about books while enjoying your favorite beverage (BYOB...buy your own beverage). Meets every other month at The Wagon Wheel on Main St.

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Tuesday, February 2 at 7 pm
The unforgettable story of a young family from Cameroon making a new life in New York during the 2008 financial crisis and the ramifications of the economy on both them and the patriarch’s employer. FICTION

eBook & Audiobook

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Meeting ID: 850 2705 3748
Passcode: 419238

Adult Crafts on Zoom

Due to current restrictions, all events are online. Please visit our calendar to see upcoming virtual events.


Painted Mason Jar VaseMonthly Adult Craft on Zoom 18+ - Painted Mason Jar Vase

Wednesday, February 3: 1 - 3 pm
Register to attend, then pick up your kits from the library and join us live for instruction and assistance.
Registration started on 1/6 for NDL card holders - 1/16 for outside  libraries

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 856 6184 4416
Passcode: 068581

Foreign Films

Our foreign film screenings on Zoom have been postponed until further notice. In the meantime, check out our staff recommendations on our foreign films page that you can access via Kanopy. Connect to Kanopy here. All films are reviewed by a librarian and are intended mainly for an adult audience.

Join us one Monday night each month at 6:30pm to enjoy a well-reviewed film in a foreign language with English subtitles. No registration needed. Just drop in. All films are reviewed by a librarian and are intended mainly for an adult audience.

ESL

Due to current restrictions, all events are online. Please visit our calendar to see upcoming virtual events.

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ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Group
Questions: Call 248.349.3020 ext. 220 or email: vdixon@northvillelibrary.org

ESL Conversation Group - online meeting

Tuesdays 10:30 - 12 pm
Join us online for these informal sessions to help improve your English conversation skills.

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Meeting ID: 873 4814 0872
Password: ndlesl

NDL Writers Group

All sessions Suspended until further notice.

Image of a manual typewriterWe meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Friends Community Room. Must be 18+ to attend.  Just drop in!

Are you a writer looking to network with other writers, share stories and lessons learned? Whether your passion is fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or memoir–come share writing techniques and get supportive feedback.