Adult Events

We recommend wearing a mask when attending in-person programs.
Please visit our calendar to see the online and in-person events we offer.

Summer Reading Begins on Friday, June 10!

June 10 – August 6 Track your reading to participate in our annual Summer Reading program! Logs are available on our website, at the Library, or download the READsquared app from your device’s app store and log your reading. Finish your Summer Reading challenge by turning in your reading log to the Information Desk by Saturday, August 6 in order…

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iPad Basics

Wednesday, July 6 at 11 AM (In the Carlo Meeting Room) Learn how to navigate your iPad including adding and deleting apps, running important updates, settings, and more. Registration Required. What to bring: iPad Tablet to follow along

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Tidying Up: The KonMari Method™ with Kate Sood

Thursday, July 7 at 7 PM (Online Event) Do you feel overwhelmed by the clutter in your home? If so, Kate Sood and the life-changing, revolutionary, KonMari Method can help! Learn about the many benefits (both physically and mentally) of using this method to declutter and fold just like Marie Kondo! Kate Sood is an…

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Between the Lines Book Discussion

Monday, July 11 at 7 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano A twelve-year-old boy struggles with the worst kind of fame – as the sole survivor of a notorious plane crash – in a heart-wrenching and life-affirming novel that asks; “What does it mean not just to survive, but to truly…

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“Savage City”: One Week in 1930’s Detroit with Author Donald Levin

Tuesday, July 12 at 7 PM Join author Donald Levin for a deep dive into the noir side of the city during a critical week in 1932 and a pivotal event: the Ford Hunger March. Savage City’s protagonists interact with such actual historical figures as Henry Ford, Father Coughlin, and Harry Bennett, and experience many…

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Go 4 Baroque LIVE

Thursday, July 14 at 7 PM Spend an evening at the library for a performance from a local string quartet. You’ll hear a variety of beautiful music that the whole family can enjoy. Register. 

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History of Pewabic Pottery

Monday, July 18 at 7 PM Pewabic is a National Historic Landmark pottery founded in Detroit in 1903. Today it continues to be an active working pottery, architectural tile studio, ceramic arts education center and vibrant cultural destination that attracts visitors from around the world. Join us as  Alethea Davenport, Education Manager, gives us a…

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Dissecting “Anatomy of a Murder” with Law Professor Eugene Milhizer

Tuesday, July 26 at 7 PM Author and law professor Eugene Milhizer discusses his book, “Dissecting Anatomy of a Murder.” Milhizer carefully unravels the trial, book and movie based on one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century. He explores the 1952 Upper Peninsula murder and community attitudes about the crime. He…

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, July 29 from 12 – 12:30 PM Friday, July 29 from 12:30 – 1 PM Friday, July 29 from 1 – 1:30 PM Friday, July 29 from 1:30 – 2 PM Book a 30-minute appointment to learn about how to start the naturalization process and all the free resources available from the library to…

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Books & Brews Book Discussion: A Burning by Megha Majumdar

Tuesday, August 2 at 7 PM (at the Wagon Wheel) A Burning by Megha Majumdar In the aftermath of a terrorist attack at a railroad station, three distinct characters must navigate the tricky landscape of national politics and the mob mentality created by social media coverage of the event. Fiction.

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Cooking with Veggies from your Home Garden with VegMichigan

Wednesday, August 3 at 7 PM (Online Event) Vicki Brett-Gach and Michele Gallo, both Forks Over Knives Plant-Based certified chefs, will demonstrate recipes using home-grown seasonal produce. Register.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion

Monday, August 8 at 7 PM The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray The remarkable story of J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation. Fiction.

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Meet Libby, by Overdrive

Wednesday, August 10 at 11 AM (In the Carlo Meeting Room) Learn the basics of how to download ebooks, audiobooks and magazines with Libby. Navigate the app, borrow a title and send to your Kindle Paperwhite or read in the Libby app. Registration Required. What to bring: Northville District Library card and PIN number Tablet…

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Glass Academy – History of Glassmaking with Jacob Nordin

Monday, August 15 at 7 PM The Glass Academy craftsmen create an amazing array of handcrafted glass objects, all designed and styled by the founding artists giving the work a familiar design style with plenty of originality:from functional beer mugs and wine glasses, to wearable pendants, seasonal decorative items, and creative glass for your home…

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, August 26 at 12 PM Friday, August 26 at 12:30 PM Friday, August 26 at 1 PM Friday, August 26 at 1:30 PM Book a 30-minute appointment to learn about how to start the naturalization process and all the free resources available from the library to assist you along the way. Only one registration…

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90 Years of LEGO with Bricks McGee

Saturday, August 27 from 1 – 3 PM (Online Event) Join the Lego Master Builders at Bricks McGee as we learn the history of Lego, then show off your own Lego skills with an at-home challenge (or two). Register. This program is intended for LEGO enthusiasts over the age of 18…but we will not restrict…

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Summer Reading Digital Bingo

June 10 – August 6 Pick up a Digital Bingo sheet from the library or print one from our website. Follow the instructions on the sheet and turn it in for a chance to win a prize.