Youth/Tween Events

All non-virtual programs will be held outside in the park behind the Library, weather permitting.
Please bring a blanket for seating.  Registration will be based on current COVID protocols.

Fall Festival All Ages

Saturday, September 25, 11 am – 1 pm (at the park next to the Library) Fall is here and it’s time to celebrate! Join us in the park behind the Library for a petting farm, games, snacks and more.  Registration required.

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Book Walk in the Park

Book Walk is back in October with Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler! In this interactive reading adventure, start at the Library and follow the signs into the park to enjoy this story that will tickle your funny bone!

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October Take and Make Craft for Kids: Jack O’Lantern Nightlight Jar

Stop by the Library each month and pick up a Take and Make craft for the kids, while supplies last. Limit on per child, per month.

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Star Wars Reads Day All Ages

Saturday, October 2: 10 am – 5 pm Come to the Library for fun Star Wars-themed activities! We’ll also have an all-ages costume contest with prizes. To participate, email your photo to Shira at spilarski@northvillelibrary.org by 5pm on Saturday, October 2. Winners will be posted on our social media.

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Family Fire Prevention

Wednesday, October 6: 4:30 – 5:30 pm (at the Northville City Fire Department) Registration for this event opens Wednesday, September 15. Families are invited to visit the Northville City Fire Department for fire safety fun. Enjoy a story, a firetruck tour, and participate in fire prevention activities with the Northville Firefighters. Ages 4-12.  Weather permitting.…

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Halloween Creepy Crawlies

Saturday, October 9: 11 – 11:45 am (at the park next to the Library) Join us in the park behind the Library to see and learn about some of our world’s giant bugs, spiders, and scorpions, live and up close (in clear, enclosed containers)!  There will also be an interesting variety of reptiles and amphibians. …

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Adventure Book Club

Choose Your Own Adventure Virtual Library Read-Aloud Book Club

Wednesday, October 20: 4:30 – 5:30 pm (Registration for this event opens Wednesday, September 29) Calling all adventurers in Grades 1st – 5th! Each month, September – December, we’ll be reading a Choose Your Own Adventure book. No need to read the book ahead of time; we will be reading and deciding together which path…

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November Take and Make Craft for Kids: Doily Turkey Craft 

Stop by the Library each month and pick up a Take and Make craft for the kids, while supplies last. Limit one per child, per month.

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Dinovember: 
Dinosaurs + the month of November = Dino Mite! 

Each November, the dinosaurs come out to play, make messes, and have a good time for #Dinovember, inspired by Refe and Susan Tuma’s book, What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night.  Follow the Library on Facebook or Instagram to see the antics of our dinosaurs.  Show us the mischief that your dinosaurs at home get into…

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Learn About Paleontology

During Dinovember (the month of November), stop by the Library and pick up a kit so that you can make your own fossil with Crayola clay.  You’ll also receive games, activities and you will learn about paleontology.  As supplies last. Limit one per child.

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Day of the Dead

Monday, November 1: 6 – 7 pm (Registration for this event opens Monday, October 11) Experience Día de los Muertos in your own home as you learn about this beautiful traditional Mexican holiday. We are proud to welcome special guests from Wayne State University to be our celebration guides via Zoom. Ofrenda kits will be…

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Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

Choose Your Own Adventure Virtual Library Read-Aloud Book Club

Wednesday, November 17: 4:30 – 5:30 pm (Registration for this event opens Wednesday, October 27) Calling all adventurers in Grades 1st – 5th! Each month, September – December, we’ll be reading a Choose Your Own Adventure book. No need to read the book ahead of time; we will be reading and deciding together which path…

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Disney Trivia for Ages 8 – 12

Thursday, November 18: 4:30 – 5:30 pm (Registration for this event opens Thursday, October 28) It’s Mickey Mouse’s 93rd birthday!  Join us for a trivia session about all things Disney.  Trivia will be conducted virtually via Zoom and Kahoot, and prizes will be awarded.  Registration required.

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The concept is simple. The rewards are priceless. Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books before your child starts kindergarten.

Read more about 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten here.