212 West Cady St, Northville, MI 48167
Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Kids Special Events

Due to Library closure, in-person events have been suspended. Please visit our calendar to see the online events we offer.

These programs will all be held virtually — be sure to visit our Events Calendar at northvillelibrary.org for access to the meeting links, passwords and event details.

Fun free entertainment for all ages! Click here for even more special events just for Tweens, kids ages 9—12.


Visit the Library once a week to pick up our fun, take home activities, or print from our website.

Enjoy a mystery activity, a fun take home craft, and a Scavenger Hunt! If you turn in your completed Scavenger Hunt by the following Monday, you will be entered into a random prize drawing! Send to: cbartone@northvillelibrary.org


Monday, June 12 – August 8
Decorate your own Flat Stanley and then take pictures of him on all of your summer adventures! Print a Flat Stanley from our website, or pick up a Flat Stanley kit at the Library. If you don’t know who he is, read the book Flat Stanley, His Original Adventure!, available from our download service Hoopla.

Email his picture to cbartone@northvillelibrary.org and we’ll post them on social media and hang them in the library

Online Storytime

Friday, August 7 > 10:30 – 11 am ONLINE EVENT
Friday, August 14 > 10:30 – 11 am ONLINE EVENT
Friday, August 24 > 10:30 – 11 am ONLINE EVENT
Friday, August 28 > 10:30 – 11 am ONLINE EVENT

Join us for an online Storytime for kids of all ages!  Check back for the link each week or check us out on social media for the information.

Cameron Zvara: Comedy Magician & Entertainer

Wednesday, August 12 > 7 – 8 pm ONLINE EVENT
On behalf of Northville District Library, you are invited to Cameron Zvara’s LIVE Online Comedy Magic Show!  Get ready for mind blowing magic, comedy, juggling, music, and audience participation… You don’t want to miss out!

The show is FREE, however, registration is required! Only 100 spots are available. Please do not register each person viewing the show as multiple people can watch on one device i.e. iPhone, Android, Desktop, Laptop, etc.

Tween Summer Greetings with Traci Romeo

Tuesday, August 18 > 2 – 4:30 pm ONLINE EVENT

Create adorable, versatile greeting cards for a variety of occasions. Develop paper crafting techniques like matting, stamping, embossing and embellishing to transform craft paper into opportunities to communicate with friends and loved ones. We will make several cards including a “Love you Gnome Matter What,” “Treat Yourself,” and other cards that you will be happy to give to others. No previous paper crafting experience necessary.  Zoom, craft with friends and make an afternoon of paper crafting fun!  Ages 9+.   (Class is for Tweens only.)  Instructor: Traci Romeo

Supply kits will be available for registrants to pick up beginning on Friday, August 14 at the library.  You will need to have the following supplies on-hand:  Adhesive, crafting scissors, and colored pencils or markers. 

Tips for Attending Events

  • Kids special events are intended for Northville residents and recommended for all kids up through those entering 5th grade.
  • Due to space limitations library activities cannot accommodate special groups.
  • Certain activities require a FREE TICKET available immediately prior to daily events at the Information Desk. Expect a waiting line for tickets and please understand shows may “sell out.”
  • Tickets may not be reserved in advance. A maximum of four tickets per person.
  • “Drop-In” activities do not require a ticket.
  • Tween programs are exclusively for kids ages 9 – 12. Registration is required for Tween events. Register online per registration dates.