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

March – May (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 May 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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Climate Change as of 2024: Simple, Serious, Solvable with Chis Edwards

Monday, March 4 at 7 PM (Online) “Climate Change as of 2024: Simple, Serious, Solvable,” will be a verifiable fact-based look at the scientific state of the issues and impacts involved in climate change, localized in many ways to southeast Michigan. We will explore a range of ideas to address the significant challenges we face,…

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A Night Before the Oscars with Greg Black

Thursday, March 7 at 7 PM Movie enthusiast Greg Black will present the 2024 Oscar nominees. Enter a ballot with your predictions of the winners and be entered into a prize after awards night! Register for A Night Before the Oscars with Greg Black.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Monday, March 11 at 7 PM Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro Here is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains…

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Immigration Q & A : Green Cards and US Visas

Thursday, March 14 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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Magazines

Annual Magazine Giveaway

Saturday, March 16 from 10 – 11 AM (Drop in) Stop by to enjoy our annual giveaway of gently used magazines. It’s a quick event, so don’t wait to pick up a few!

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Recycling 101

Tuesday, March 19 at 7 PM (Northville Community Center) Recycling 101: Recycling is good for the economy and for the environment, and a successful program starts with best practices and clean recyclables. Join the Northville District Library and the Northville Community Center as a representative from GFL talks to us about making the most of…

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The Next Chapter: A 55+ Book Discussion Group: Trust, by Hernan Diaz

Wednesday, March 20 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 Trust, by Hernan…

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Notary Service with John Hogan

Wednesday, March 20 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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Financial Wellness for Women, with Bloom Advisors

Thursday, March 21 at 7 PM Women have unique challenges and opportunities as investors. We’ll discuss what’s necessary for achieving financial freedom. Event is hosted via Zoom. To register, please use this link. Access information will be provided to registered participants prior to the event. Register with Link.

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Google Drive

Google Drive

Friday, March 22 at 10 AM (at the Community Center) Keep all your work in one place with Google Drive. Learn how to organize your files, access files from any device, share files, and create documents, spreadsheets and more using this free tool. Gmail username and password required. Register for Google Drive.

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From Page to Palette Book Club: Georgia by Dawn Tripp

Wednesday, March 27 at 6:30 PM March’s book selection: Georgia by Dawn Tripp 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 Northville Art House and the Northville District Library at the Northville Art House…

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A Gaelic Serenade, with Performer Enda Reilly

Thursday, March 28 at 7 PM (Northville Township Hall) Hear Irish native, Enda Reilly, sing songs in the ancient Irish language, Gaeilge, from the Sean Nós (Old Style Irish) to his original “New Songs in Irish”. Register for A Gaelic Serenade, with Performer Enda Reilly.

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Mr. Lincoln as Storyteller

Monday, April 1 at 7 PM (Northville Community Center) Join Kevin J. Wood, a professional Lincoln presenter, as Mr. Lincoln, shares about our nation’s history and his own personal history by way of some of his favorite stories and jokes. Mr. Lincoln’s stories and jokes speak to those common and everyday human experiences to which…

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Books & Brews Book Discussion: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Tuesday, April 2 at 7 PM Books and Brews Book Discussion: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner MEMOIR From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American. Register for Books & Brews Book Discussion: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner.

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Libby

Meet Libby, by Overdrive

Thursday, April 4 at 7 PM Learn the basics of how to download ebooks, audiobooks and magazines with Libby. Navigate the app, borrow a title and read or listen in the Libby app. Registration Required. Class Requirements: Northville District Library card and PIN number Tablet or smartphone Register for Meet Libby, by Overdrive.

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First Friday Fiber Friends

Friday, April 5 from 1 – 3 PM Previously ‘Northville Knit & Stitch’ – Note the change on start time Meet up with other friends of the fiber arts to share your current project or learn a new skill! All skill levels welcome – no instructor. Drop In.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

Monday, April 8 at 7 PM Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt After Tova Sullivan’s husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium, mopping floors and tidying up. Keeping busy has always helped her cope, which she’s been doing since her eighteen-year-old son, Erik, mysteriously vanished on a boat…

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John DeLorean program with Barry Levine

Tuesday, April 9 at 7 PM (Northville Community Center) Discover the triumphs and failures of auto executive John DeLorean, who zoomed up the ranks at General Motors through successful cars such as the Pontiac GTO. The failure of his DeLorean Motor Company ensnared him in charges for tax evasion, loan fraud, and drug use. Although…

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Immigration Q & A : Green Cards and US Visas

Thursday, April 11 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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Drop in Tech Help

Friday, April 12 from 10 – 11 AM (at the Community Center) Do you struggle with basic technology on your smart phone or tablet? Bring your device and we will show you the steps and help you navigate the basics. Enjoy a cup of coffee and donuts on us. Drop-In.

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Purple Gang: Detroit’s Own Prohibition Era Gang w/ Joe Oldenburg

Tuesday, April 16 at 7 PM (Northville Township Hall) The Purple Gang: Detroit’s Own Prohibition Era Gang with Joe Oldenburg and the HDC. Register for Purple Gang: Detroit’s Own Prohibition Era Gang w/ Joe Oldenburg.

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The Next Chapter: A 55+ Book Discussion Group: River of the Gods, by Candice Millard

Wednesday, April 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 River of the…

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Notary Service with John Hogan

Wednesday, April 17 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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Magnificent Trees of Northville w/ Jim Porterfield

Wednesday, April 17 at 7 PM Mill Race Village, 215 Griswold Sr, Northville, MI, 48167 Local, longtime Arborist Jim Porterfield will present Magnificent Trees of Northville in pictures and words. He will also talk about the care of trees and provide free copies of the booklet : The Homeowners Guide To Tree Care. This program…

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Love, Marriage & Money with Bloom Advisors

Thursday, April 18 at 7 PM Money Smart Week Event Experts will help couples to focus on key tools for discussing their finances and plan their shared financial goals and objectives. Event is hosted via Zoom. To register, please use this link. Access information will be provided to registered participants prior to the event.

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Citizenship

Citizenship 1:1 with Local Immigration Lawyer

Friday, April 19 at 12 PM Friday, April 19 at 12:30 PM Friday, April 19 at 1 PM Friday, April 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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Grow Great Vegetables with Bevin Cohen, Small House Farms

Tuesday, April 23 at 7 PM (Northville Community Center) Discover how to plan, plant and grow your most productive garden ever! Learn from Bevin Cohen’s decades of growing experience, including tips on soil health, seed starting and transplanting, mulching and weeding and when to harvest your perfect produce. Bring your garden questions and get ready…

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Coping with Grief and Loss in the Face of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias with Theresa G

Monday, April 29 at 7 PM (Northville Community Center) “Coping with Grief and Loss in the Face of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias”, with Theresa Gierzynski, LMSW For individuals and professionals who may be interested in information as it relates to caring for loved ones in the face of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.  This program…

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iPad

iPad Basics

Thursday, May 2 at 7 PM Bring your iPad or use one of ours and learn basic skills, where to find common settings, how to install apps and more. iPad, Apple ID & Password required. Register for iPad Basics.

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First Friday Fiber Friends

Friday, May 3 from 1 – 3 PM Previously ‘Northville Knit & Stitch’ – Note the change on start time Meet up with other friends of the fiber arts to share your current project or learn a new skill! All skill levels welcome – no instructor. Drop In.

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Free Comic Book Day 2024

Saturday, May 4 from 11 AM – 2 PM Join us for a day completely devoted to free comic books for all ages. Supplies limited. Sponsored by the Friends of NDL. Drop In.

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Immigration Q & A : Green Cards and US Visas

Monday, May 6 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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Reimagined Gardens

Tuesday, May 7 at 7 PM (Online) Reimagined Gardens is a lecture series about garden makeovers. Following a brief discussion of the features of wild landscapes fundamental to naturalistic landscape design, Deborah takes you inside her process of reimagination. The modest scale of the plantings she reimagines makes them relevant to most people’s garden dilemmas.…

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Architecture of Northern Michigan with Josh Lipnik

Tuesday, May 9 at 7 PM Photographer and architecture historian Josh Lipnik takes you on a photographic road trip of Northern Michigan, exploring industry, immigration, and popular culture through the region’s hidden architectural gems. Register for Architecture of Northern Michigan with Josh Lipnik.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: An Immense World by Ed Yong

Monday, May 13 at 7 PM An Immense World by Ed Yong In An Immense World, Ed Yong coaxes us beyond the confines of our own senses, allowing us to perceive the skeins of scent, waves of electromagnetism, and pulses of pressure that surround us. We encounter beetles that are drawn to fires, turtles that…

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The Next Chapter: A 55+ Book Discussion Group: Stealing, by Margaret Verble

Wednesday, May 15 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 Stealing, by Margaret…

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Notary Service with John Hogan

Wednesday, May 15 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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Painting Workshop with Katie Rothley

Wednesday, May 15 at 7 PM Join this art class to first sketch then paint a lighthouse, step-by-step, using watercolors; some watercolor and color mixing techniques will be explained, demonstrated, and used. All skill levels welcome, sketching tricks and all supplies provided. If you already own a set of watercolor paintbrushes and paints, feel welcome…

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Henry and Friends: Ford, Edison & Firestone Presented by Dore Productions

Thursday, May 16 at 7 PM Be transported to 1925 and interact with 3 famous historical figures. Dore’ Productions of Northville presents ” Henry and Friends” featuring Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone.  Learn about their friendships, their families, and their outstanding contributions to American Industry. This authentic show has been presented for dozens…

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Citizenship

Citizenship 1:1 with Local Immigration Lawyer

Friday, May 17 at 12 PM Friday, May 17 at 12:30 PM Friday, May 17 at 1 PM Friday, May 17 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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2024 Local Author Fair

Saturday, May 18 from 2 – 4 PM (Northville Community Center) Meet local authors at NDL’s annual Local Author Fair on May 18th. Browse a selection of fiction and nonfiction books for all ages, purchase and get them signed! For more information: https://nvillelib.org/LocalAuthors No registration required this is a drop in event. 

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From Page to Palette Book Club

Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 PM March’s book selection: Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li 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 Northville Art House and the Northville District Library at…

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