Adult Events

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

Jackson Faulkner Photography

Roadside Reflections with Photographer Jackson Faulkner

Monday, October 5: 7 – 8:30 pm This presentation by photographer Jackson Faulkner explores the effects of entropy on our landscape and our collective memory. Jackson presents our past in a personal and narrative style to honor and show beauty for the pioneers and their machines that once made our country great. Jackson Faulkner travels…

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Sugar Skull

Adult Craft on Zoom – Sugar Skull – 18+

Wednesday, October 7: 1 – 3 pm Register to attend, then pick up your kits from the library and join us live for instruction and assistance. First 22 registrants can pick up kits in the library, but anyone can join us live. **Glue gun required – not provided by the library Join Zoom Meeting Meeting…

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trivia night

Thursday Trivia Night w/the library on Zoom

Thursday, October 8: 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: 891 0737 0763 Passcode: 573964

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Understanding And Using The 5 Love Languages for Yourself and Loved Ones

Thursday, October 15: 7 – 9 pm What is your Love Language? How about your loved ones? Join Terrence Shulman on Zoom to discuss 5 different ways you give and receive love to gain new perspectives that can help strengthen and build relationships. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 826 2459 2806 Passcode: 364245

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Women’s Long Battle for the Vote: Surprises on the Road to the Nineteenth Amendment

Tuesday, October 20: 7 – 9 pm Join author Ellen Carol DuBois via Zoom, as she discusses 75 years of the U.S. woman suffrage movement with an emphasis on things you might not already know, including; how so many women were able to vote before the 19th Amendment’s ratification and how close the amendment came…

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Adult Spelling Bee

2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee – Virtual Edition 18+

Monday, November 2: 7 – 9 pm Are you a spelling geek who likes the taste of victory? This Virtual Bee will give you some of that nostalgic middle-school spelling bee vibe from the comfort of your own home. Detailed rules will be posted on our website. Prizes for the top speller! Ages 18+ Registration…

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DIY Terrarium

Adult Craft on Zoom – DIY Terrarium – 18+

Wednesday, November 4: 1 – 3 pm Register to attend, then pick up your kits from the library and join us live for instruction and assistance. First 22 registrants can pick up kits in the library, but anyone can join us live. **Glue gun required – not provided by the library Join Zoom Meeting Meeting…

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Dogs, Horses and Indian: A History of Blood Quantum with Heather Bruegl

Thursday, November 5: 7 – 8:30 pm What is blood quantum? Why do Native Americans have to keep track of it? What does it mean? And why are Natives Americans the only human group that must keep track of blood quantum? Blood quantum has been something that Native Americans have had to keep track of…

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Tipping Point Theatre

Virtual Table Reading with Tipping Point Theatre

Tuesday, November 10: 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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Salute to Freedom with Veteran Al Bialek

Wednesday, November 11: 7 – 8:30 pm Allen Bialek wants to make sure that the families in Michigan know what a veteran is, and how these men and women have served and sacrificed for their Country’s freedom. Bialek, 74, who served in the U.S. Navy from January 1966 to October 1969,  will present his Emmy-winning…

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Kent State

Community Reads Author Event

Thursday, November 12: 7 – 8:30 pm Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio author Derf Backderf chronicles the harrowing events that occurred at Kent State fifty years ago on May 4, 1970, that left four students dead. This moving and troubling graphic novel includes extensive interviews and research, and explores the lives of the four young…

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Detroit's Birwood Wall

Detroit’s Birwood Wall with author Gerald VanDusen

Monday, November 16: 7 – 8:30 pm Author Gerald VanDusen will discuss his latest book, Detroit’s Birwood Wall, a 2020 Michigan Notable Book. In 1941, a real estate developer in northwest Detroit faced a dilemma. He needed federal financing for white clients purchasing lots in a new subdivision abutting a community of mostly African Americans.…

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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.


October 12, 2020

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd
Set in a dangerous near-future world, this haunting novel explores fundamental questions of memory, connection, and what it means to be human in a world turned upside down. Fiction

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Community Reads

Kent StateNovember 9, 2020

Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf
This is a graphic novel presentation of the shocking event from 50 years ago, when the National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War. Non-Fiction

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Meeting ID: 841 4219 4162
Passcode: 216280

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

Adult Spelling Bee2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee – Virtual Edition 18+

Monday, November 2: 7 – 9 pm
Are you a spelling geek who likes the taste of victory? This Virtual Bee will give you some of that nostalgic middle-school spelling bee vibe from the comfort of your own home. Detailed rules will be posted on our website. Prizes for the top speller! Ages 18+ Registration Required.


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.

Daisy Jones & the SixTuesday, October 6: 7 pm
Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous break up.

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Adult Crafts on Zoom

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


Sugar SkullAdult Craft on Zoom - Sugar Skull - 18+

Wednesday, October 7: 1 - 3 pm
Register to attend, then pick up your kits from the library and join us live for instruction and assistance.

**Glue gun required - not provided by the library


DIY TerrariumAdult Craft on Zoom - DIY Terrarium - 18+

Wednesday, November 4: 1 - 3 pm
Register to attend, then pick up your kits from the library and join us live for instruction and assistance.

**Glue gun required - not provided by the library

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.