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.

Coloring for Grownups

Coloring for Grownups

Friday, December 2 from 1 – 3 PM Studies show coloring can calm the mind and promote relaxation and wellness. We’ll supply the coloring pages designed just for adults, the colored pencils, markers and crayons. Register.

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Cooking

‘Tis Merry Berry Season: Cooking with Vanessa Young

Monday, December 5 at 7 PM (ONLINE) Join us for a festive celebration exploring all that berries can offer, plus pick up tips for relaxed and enjoyable entertaining along the way. Register. This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Northville District Library.

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Books & Brews

Books and Brews Book Discussion: Ages 21+

Tuesday, December 6 at 7 PM (At North Center Brewing CO. 410 N. Center St., Northville) Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad Non-Fiction. A moving memoir of illness and recovery; one young woman’s journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self discovery. Register.

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Libby

Meet Libby, by Overdrive

Wednesday, December 7 at 11 AM (ONLINE) 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 Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82179531550?pwd=ZHU4dXBVajlYNFoxRGxNZXFJaTZodz09 Meeting ID: 821…

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Harp for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 7 at 7 PM Relieve some holiday stress with an hour of festive and soothing harp melodies played by The Michigan Harpist, Chanah Ambuter. Register.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Monday, December 12 at 7 PM (Friends Community Room) Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell Fiction. Hamnet imagines the repercussions after the world’s most famous playwright and his wife lose their only son, 11-year-old Hamnet, to the bubonic plague in 1596.

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Loving Vincent : Film Screening

Wednesday, December 14 at 7 PM Depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter.  Register.

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Citizenship

Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, December 16 at 12 PM Friday, December 16 at 12:30 PM Friday, December 16 at 1 PM Friday, December 16 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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From Book to Film Series: Where The Crawdads Sing

Monday, December 19 at 6:30 PM Where the Crawdads Sing – 125 minutes Rated PG-13 When the town hotshot is found dead, and inexplicably linked to Kya, the Marsh Girl is the prime suspect in his murder case.

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Van Gogh in America: Behind the Seen with the DIA

Wednesday, December 21 at 7 PM (ONLINE) On the 100th anniversary of the DIA’s purchase of van Gogh’s “Self-Portrait (1887)”, discover the fascinating story of America’s introduction to this iconic artist. Register.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, December 28 from 10 AM – 4 PM Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and or platelets. A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 units of blood. Many cancer patients will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment. Blood and platelets cannot be manufactured; they can…

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Meditation: Easy and Transformative with Brett Koon

Thursday, January 5 at 7 PM Once you learn how easy it is, it becomes a wonderful source of returning you back to a place of peace and ease with life. Register.

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Coloring for Grownups

Coloring for Grownups

Friday, January 6 from 1 – 3 PM (Friends Community Room) Join us for a relaxing afternoon. We supply coloring pages designed just for adults, plus markers, colored pencils and crayons. Register.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

Monday, January 9 at 7 PM  (Friends Community Room) Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel An incredible story of Eva, a French-born Jewish woman, with a knack for art and forgery, who found herself working with the resistance in France in WWII. Fiction. Register.

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Downloading eBooks with Your Kindle

Wednesday, January 11 at 11 AM (Friends Community Room) Learn the basics of how to download ebooks to your Kindle. Navigate the app, borrow a title and send to your Kindle Paperwhite or read in the Libby app on your Kindle Fire. Registration Required. Class Requirements:   Northville District Library card and PIN number Tablet…

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Korean Cooking Demonstration with Yonhaing Han, via Zoom

Wednesday, January 11 at 7 PM (ONLINE) Please join us for an online cooking lesson with KSCPP on how to prepare Japchae (Potato starch noodles with various vegetables), with step-by-step instructions via Zoom meeting. In addition to the cooking lesson, KSCPP will explain the health benefits of traditional Korean meals and watch a short documentary…

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Book Club Fair

Neighborhood Book Club Information Fair

Saturday, January 14 from 2 – 4 PM Whether you want to start a new book club or are already in one, we have everything you need; from book club kits to librarian-recommended book titles.

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The Next Chapter: Maniac by Harold Schechter

Wednesday, January 18 at 11 AM (at the Community Center) It is not well known that in 1927 the deadliest school massacre in U.S. history took place in Bath, Michigan, near Lansing. We will discuss Schechter’s non-fiction account of this horrific event. Registration requested.

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The Holocaust in the Context of World War II

Thursday, January 19 at 7 PM (ONLINE) Learn how the war impacted the pace, intensity, and reach of the Holocaust, highlighting testimonies from Jewish military veterans of WWII. Presented by The Zekelman Holocaust Center. Register.

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From Book To Film Series: To Kill a Mockingbird

Monday, January 23 at 6:30 PM To Kill a Mockingbird – 129 minutes Rated PG Atticus Finch, a widowed lawyer in Depression-era Alabama, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

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TidySmart with Steffanie Porter

Wednesday, January 25 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

Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, January 27 at 12 PM Friday, January 27 at 12:30 PM Friday, January 27 at 1 PM Friday, January 27 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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Willow Run: 80+ Years and Going Strong

Wednesday, February 1 at 7 PM Local author and historian Barry Levine will discuss the fascinating and varied history of this famous facility once known for producing “a bomber an hour.” Register.

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The Strange Careers of Solomon Northup” presented by Roy Finkenbine Ph.D.

Thursday, February 2 at 7 PM Join us for a lecture and Q & A by Dr. Roy Finkenbine as he presents the Strange Careers of Solomon Northrup. Northrup was the historical figure portrayed in book and the film adaptation, 12 Years a Slave; but he had a multifaceted life well beyond that which was…

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Coloring for Grownups

Coloring for Grownups

Friday, February 3 from 1 – 3 PM Studies show coloring can calm the mind and promote relaxation and wellness. We’ll supply the coloring pages designed just for adults, the colored pencils, markers and crayons. Register.

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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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