Northville District Library

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm


Phone: 248-349-3020


Be Safe on the Internet

The Internet is a great place to hang out and chat with friends, and it provides a huge amount of information useful for school projects or just for fun.  But there are also dangers involved in surfing the Internet and by being aware of them, you can keep yourself safe.

For example, chatrooms can be a dangerous area on the Internet.  Read up on how to be aware of dangerous situations.  There’s also some great info on Instant Messaging and email and “spamming”.


  1. Always keep your identity private.
  2. Do not respond to email, chat comments or Instant Messages that make you feel uncomfortable.
  3. If you feel uneasy about something, it’s probably not a good situation.  Go with your gut feeling and stay away!
  4. Talk with your parents about their rules for going online.
For more information about Internet Safety for Teens:

Library Policies for Internet Use:

Teen Corps

What would I do?
Each summer, teens can volunteer at the library as part of our Teen Corps.  Volunteers help with a variety of programs and tasks at the library, ranging from crafts, games, ticket taking for performances, sorting and shelving library materials, data entry, computer tutoring.

Who is eligible?
Students entering seventh grade through students beginning college in the Fall are eligible to apply. 

When can I sign up?
Beginning April 15, applications are available at the Information Desk.  Completed applications are due by May 15.  Acceptance into the program and schedule confirmation will be within the first week of June.  A June date for the mandatory orientation will be noted on the application. 

Why volunteer?
The Library depends on its Teen Corps volunteers to help the summer programs and operations run smoothly.   Volunteers are instructed and assigned to specific tasks appropriate to their age and skill levels.  If you would like to give back to your library community this summer, please pick up an application this April.  Hours may qualify for community service hours.

BOTB - 2008 Results

Battle of the Books 2008

Total Scores for Each Team

Maximum Possible Score: 56 questions, 5 pts each = 280 points
Top 10 Teams

  1. The Book Jackets - 278
  2. Shooting Stars - 272
  3. Masked Marauders - 268
    Book Keepers from Jupiter - 268
  4. Ronnslcl (Ronsickle) - 264
  5. Wizards - 260
    Court Jesters - 260
    Book Fans 2 - 260
  6. The Rambunctious Readers - 244
  7. Fig Newtons - 242
  8. Sports Readers - 237
  9. Wisecrackers - 236
    Tie Dye Turtles - 236
  10. Reading Rockstars - 234

157 195 224 260 278 268 217 224 260 230 198
Akatsuki Gang The Aloha Readers Book Bunnies Book Fans 2 The Book Jackets Book Keepers from Jupiter The Bookworms The Breviators The Court Jesters Cover to Cover Girls The Einsteins

242 228 228 232 229 212 184 268 212
Fig Newtons Fine Print Flip Floppin' Readers Hooked 2 Books Lightning Bolts Literature Thieves Lollipops Masked Marauders The Nobles

211 122 144 152 222 244 204 234 195 195
Pajama Pals The Patriots The Pink Ladies Pink Royal Pages Pobanonans The Rambunctious Readers Reading Raiders Reading Rockstars Red Rockets Riding Readers

222 264 210 272 237 236 209 211 236 260
Rockin' Reader Divas Ronnslcl (Ronsickle) The Royal Readers Shooting Stars Sports Readers Tie-Dye Turtles Tooth Fairy Tales Warriors Wisecrackers Wizards



Audience Favorite = Aloha Readers

BOTB Winner - Audience Favorite

Most Creative = Hooked 2 Books
BOTB Winner - Most Creative

Most Elaborate = Tooth Fairy Tales
BOTB Winner - Most Elaborate

Fit to Name = Tye Dye Turtles
BOTB Winner - Fit to Name


Teens! Your area of the library features comfy chairs, lots of windows and our complete teen collection of books, graphic novels, comics, magazines, audiobooks, music CDs & our test preparation books.

All programs for students in sixth through twelfth grade, unless otherwise noted.

Teen Services Librarian: Suzanne Schimanski-Gross



photo of a group of smiling teens

Video Game Collection

The Northville District Library contains a collection of video games! We offer games for the PS3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii. Games can be checked out for one (1) week.  Limit (2) games per person.  The collection is located on the Lower Level of the Library, near the Informational Media collection.  Check it out!

Looking for Video Game events? Check out the Teen Special Events!

Nintendo Wii Titles

Wii Music
Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World
Super Mario Galaxy
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Pinball Hall of Fame
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Game Party
Wario Land Shake It!
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play
Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility
WWE: Smackdown Vs Raw 2009
Animal Crossing: City Folk
SimCity Creator
Castlevania Judgement
Sonic Unleashed
Skate It
James Bond: Quantum of Solace
Rygar: The Battle of Argus

and many more titles will be added soon!

X-Box 360 Titles

Infinite Discovery
Prince of Persia
Fifa Soccer 09
Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Viva Pinata
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09
Tales of Vesperia
Battlefield: Bad Company
NHL 09
Tom Clancy's EndWar
Lego Batman
Warriors Orochi 2
Rock Band 2
Naruto: The Broken Bond
Midnight Club: Los Angeles Club
Too Human
Soul Calibur
Lost Odyssey

and many more titles to be added soon!

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