Film Series

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Please visit our calendar to see the online and in-person events we offer.

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.

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.

Foreign Film: Alone With Her Dreams (Italian, 99 mins, Not Rated)

Monday, November 28 at 6:30 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) Young Lucia’s parents leave Sicily to look for work in France, leaving her behind with her grandmother, a strict woman unable to express her feelings.

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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International Language Collection

Books
Check out our NEW adult international book collection in the library behind the lower information desk.  There you can find fiction and non-fiction titles in eleven languages:  FrenchGerman, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Persian, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu and Vietnamese. This collection is intended to better meet the needs of patrons that make up Northville’s growing, diverse cultural community and has plans to grow over the years.

In addition to the new adult collection, the library also features an international collection for kids, featuring books and DVDs in over 20 languages.

Audio/Visual
The library has hundreds of CDs featuring music from around the world in our adult music CD collection. There are also over a thousand DVDs in the foreign film collection in over 70 different languages.

Digital/Downloadable
Overdrive/Libby

  • E-BOOKS in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
  • E-AUDIOBOOKS in Chinese, French, German, Spanish
  • MAGAZINES in Chinese, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Spanish
  • MOVIES/TELEVISION in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Persian


Hoopla

  • E-BOOKS in French, German, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, Vietnamese
  • E-AUDIOBOOKS in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Persian, Tamil, Vietnamese
  • MUSIC in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, Vietnamese
  • MOVIES/TELEVISION in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Vietnamese
  • COMICS in French


ComicsPLUS – E-comicbooks in Chinese, French, Korean and Spanish

Freegal – Music featuring many different artists from outside of the U.S.A.
Kanopy – Foreign Films from around the world