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.

Books & Brews

Books & Brews Book Discussion: The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World, by Laura Imai Messina

Tuesday, February 7 at 7 PM  (At North Center Brewing CO. 410 N. Center St., Northville) The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina Fiction. An unforgettable story of the depths of grief, the lightness of love and the human longing to keep the memory of lost loved ones close to our…

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Meet Libby, by Overdrive

Wednesday, February 8 at 11 AM (Friends Community Room) 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

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Secrets of Oudolf Garden Detroit’s Master Designer – Online Event

Wednesday, February 8 at 6:45 PM (ONLINE) An Introduction to the design principles of the leading naturalistic landscape designer in the world and designer of Oudolf Garden Detroit.  Deborah Chud has “cracked the code” to the magic behind them.  You’ll never look at gardens (including your own) the same way again. Register.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom

Monday, February 13 at 7 PM (Friends Community Room) Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom Non-Fiction A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East. Register.

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The Next Chapter: Day of Days by John Smolens

Wednesday, February 15 at 11 AM (at the Community Center) Day of Days by John Smolens Succeeding January’s discussion of a non-fiction account of the 1927 Bath School Massacre in Michigan, we will explore a fictionalized version of the same event in Day of Days, a 2022 Michigan Notable Book. Registration requested.

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TidySmart with Steffanie Porter

Thursday, February 16 at 7 PM Steffanie Porter offers tips on preparing your home for sale, decluttering, and getting rid of decades of items before your move to make moving as efficient as possible. Register. This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Northville District Library.

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, February 17 at 12 PM Friday, February 17 at 12:30 PM Friday, February 17 at 1 PM Friday, February 17 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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Breaking the Brick Wall: Researching in Black and White w/ Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. –Online event

Monday, February 20 at 7 PM (ONLINE) The most difficult part of genealogical research for African Americans is finding and identifying enslaved ancestors and their owners, but as difficult as this might seem, it is not impossible.  Dr. Abbott with share, methodologies, tips and case studies. Register.

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Mr. Lincoln on Slavery, Emancipation, and Equality

Wednesday, February 22 at 7 PM Join Kevin J. Wood, a professional Lincoln presenter, as he shares with us Mr. Lincoln’s ever-evolving perspectives on the subjects of slavery, emancipation. There will be time for Q & A after this presentation. Register.

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Google Docs

Thursday, February 23 at 7 PM (Friends Community Room) Learn the basics of how to use Google Docs to create and edit text documents right in your web browser, no special software required. Access your documents with the Google Docs app on your phone. Share and collaborate with staff. Registration Required. Class Requirements: Gmail Account…

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From Book to Film Series: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – French, Rated PG-13

Monday, February 27 at 6:30 PM The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – French, 112 minutes Rated PG-13 The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with locked-in syndrome and an almost totally paralyzed body.

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All Ages Winter Reading

All Ages Winter Reading

Tuesday, January 3 – Tuesday, February 28
Chill out with a cool read this winter! To participate in Cool Reads, stop into the Library to pick up a reading log or print one from our website. Read the appropriate number of minutes for your age group and you’ll win a small prize, along with being entered in a drawing for a grand prize. Prizes can be picked up through Sunday, March 5.

Printable Reading Log.