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.

Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, January 28: 12 – 12:30 PM Friday, January 28: 12:30 – 1 PM Friday, January 28: 1 – 1:30 PM Friday, January 28: 1:30 – 2 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…

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Books & Brews Book Discussion: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Tuesday, February 1 at 7 PM (at the Wagon Wheel) Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid A page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. We recommend wearing a mask when attending this in-person program. eBook &…

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Abraham Lincoln: From Railsplitter to President

Thursday, February 3 at 7 PM (Online Event) In this virtual program, actor- storyteller Lou Del Bianco presents an interactive dramatic program in which he portrays Lincoln as Civil War President, frontiersman, and storyteller. Learn about Lincoln’s personal struggles, as well as his presidential ones in this show endorsed by the Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Register.…

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Salem Train Wreck of 1907, with Joe Oldenburg

Monday, February 7 at 7 PM  (In person in the Carlo Meeting Room at the Library) On July 20, 1907 at 9:14 AM a trip to Boblo turned into a disaster when the train carrying 600 passengers crashed head-on with a freight train in Northville Township, leaving 28 people dead and more than 100 injured.…

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Salem Train Wreck of 1907, with Historian Joe Oldenburg

Tuesday, February 8 at 7 PM  (In person At Northville Township Hall) On July 20, 1907 at 9:14 AM a trip to Boblo turned into a disaster when the train carrying 600 passengers crashed head-on with a freight train in Northville Township, leaving 28 people dead and more than 100 injured. This program is presented…

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In Our Own Voice: African American Art, with the Detroit Institute of Arts

Wednesday, February 9 at 7 PM (Online Event) In this virtual talk by a DIA docent, enhance your awareness of the creative contributions of African Americans from the 19th century through present day. This lecture provides a lens to examine issues of race, gender, politics, and culture. Register.

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Macbook Basics

Thursday, February 10 at 11 AM (Online Event) Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer. Add your email to the mail app. Update and maintain your Mac. Registration Required. Class Requirements: MacBook Pro or Macbook Air Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82695683036?pwd=NjlzRVJlUW9sSkRTSzMvbUtjdnZuZz09 Meeting ID: 826 9568 3036 Passcode: 725713

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel

Monday, February, 14 at 7 PM  (In person in the Carlo Meeting Room at the Library)  Overground Railroad: The Greenbook and the Roots of Black Travel in America by Candacy Taylor Taylor’s book unearths a fascinating and true—if not willfully obscured—history of African American activism and entrepreneurship broadening our understanding of Black life, leisure, and…

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Author Candacy Taylor Discusses The Overground Railroad

Thursday, February 17 at 7 PM (Online Event) Taylor hosts a virtual Q & A session based on her book, Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America. Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the “black travel guide to America,” because it listed hotels and…

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, February 24: 12 – 12:30 PM Friday, February 24: 12:30 – 1 PM Friday, February 24: 1 – 1:30 PM Friday, February 24: 1:30 – 2 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…

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Adult Winter Reading Program

Adult Winter Reading Program

Monday, January 3 – Monday, February 28
The Adult Winter Reading Challenge starts January 3. Read five books and log them online at northvillelibrary.readsquared.com, or turn in a printed reading log at the Information Desk to receive a prize. All completed logs will be entered into a Grand Prize Drawing.