Northville District Library

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
Phone: 248-349-3020

Youth Summer Reading Storytimes and Activities

* Important Tips for Attending Storytimes & Activities *

  • Youth summer reading program storytimes and activities are intended for Northville residents and recommended for babies through kids entering 5th grade.
  • Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.
  • Certain activities require Free Tickets available ten minutes prior to daily events at the Information Desk. Expect a waiting line for tickets and please understand shows may “sell out.”
  • Tickets may not be reserved in advance. A maximum of four tickets per person.
  • “Drop In” activities do not require a ticket.
  • Tween programs are exclusively for kids ages 9 – 12. Registration is required for Tween events. Call or sign-up at the Information Desk per registration dates.

Mad Science Presents: FIRE & ICE

MadScienceLogoticketTuesday, July 1 > 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter. All ages welcome. Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance. detroit.madscience.org


Drop-In Face-Painting Fun

FacePaintingProgramTuesday, July 8 > 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Have a fun design painted on your face and receive an exciting surprise. Just drop in! All ages. No ticket required. Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. No ticket required.

Tween Craft: Color Block Candles

Tween Color Block CandlesWednesday, July 9 > 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Registration begins: July 1 (Limit 30 attendees)

Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Make fun colorful candles with melted crayons! Registration required. Due to space limitations Tween craft programs cannot accommodate special groups. For details about this craft please visit www.brit.co/color-block-candles/

Juggler Tim Salisbury

TimSalisburyJuggler2014ticketThursday, July 10 > 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Enjoy Tim Salisbury’s zany juggling antics – even with bowling balls! All ages welcome. Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to the program. Tickets not available in advance. www.entertainmentbytim.com

Fizz, Boom, READ with Animal Magic!

AnimalMagicMarkwithSnakeGraphicticketTuesday, July 15 @ 11:00 am
Tuesday, July 15 @ 2:00 pm
Tuesday, July 15 @ 4:00 pm

Meet and learn about a variety of exciting live animals with exuberant animal educator Mark Rosenthal. Please attend one show, no repeats please. Recommended for children ages 5+ but all ages welcome. Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. 100 free tickets available at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to each show. Tickets not available in advance. www.iwantanimalmagic.com