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.

Death & Lighthouses on the Great Lakes with Dianna Stampfler

Tuesday, May 17 at 7 PM Losing one’s life while tending to a Great Lakes lighthouse — or any navigational beacon anywhere in the world for that matter — sadly wasn’t such an unusual occurrence. The likelihood of drowning while at sea or becoming injured while on the job ultimately leading to death were somewhat…

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trivia night

Thursday Trivia Night w/the library on Zoom

Thursday, May 19 at 7 PM (Online Event) Keep your mind fresh and test your general knowledge at our monthly trivia night on Zoom. Compete for the prestige of being Northville’s “smartest” library patron! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82828630263?pwd=T2FxaXBHb2lpeEptNGM3SEpRcUZ6QT09 Meeting ID: 828 2863 0263 Passcode: 243526

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, May 20: 12 – 12:30 PM Friday, May 20: 12:30 – 1 PM Friday, May 20: 1 – 1:30 PM Friday, May 20: 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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Meet Libby, by OverDrive

Wednesday, June 1 at 11 AM (Online Event) Learn the basics of how to download ebooks, audiobooks and magazines with Libby. Navigate the app, borrow a title and send to your Kindle Paperwhite or read in the Libby app. Registration Required. Class Requirements: Northville District Library card and PIN number Tablet or smartphone to follow…

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History of Tiger Stadium with Doc Fletcher

Monday, June 6 at 7 PM (Online Event) The History of Tiger Stadium: A Love Letter to Baseball at Michigan & Trumbull honors The Cathedral at The Corner where – together with great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, siblings, children, godchildren, & friends, we cheered on our Detroit Tigers for 104 years, from 1896-1999. Although the structure…

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Books & Brews Book Discussion: I Live a Life Like Yours: A Memoir by Jan Grue

Tuesday, June 7 at 7 PM at the North Center Brewing Co. I Live a Life Like Yours : A Memoir by Jan Grue Norwegian novelist Jan Grue elegantly flows between memoir, essay, and intellectual discourse in this magnificent story about living with a disability, accepting one’s own body and limitations, and learning to love life…

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DIA-Presents -Behind the Seen Talk – By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy,

Thursday, June 9 at 7 PM (Online Event) Women artists played a vibrant and often untold role in Italy around 1600. How did they work and succeed in a male-dominated art world? The Detroit Institute of Arts will explore this question and celebrate Italian women artists with a show devoted to their artistic accomplishments. Artemisia…

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World Wide Knit in Public Day 2022

Saturday, June 11 from 10 AM – 2 PM (at the Park next to the library) Are you a knitter or crocheter or other fiber artist? Come join your fellow crafters in celebrating Northville District Library’s 3rd annual participation in World Wide Knit in Public Day. Weather permitting, we will meet in the park adjacent…

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: A Life on Our Planet by David Attenborough

Monday, June 13 at 7 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) A Life on Our Planet by David Attenborough In this scientifically informed account of the changes occurring in the world over the last century, award-winning broadcaster and natural historian Attenborough shares a lifetime of wisdom and a hopeful vision for the future. Non-Fiction.

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, June 17 from 12 – 12:30 PM Friday, June 17 from 12:30 – 1 PM Friday, June 17 from 1 – 1:30 PM Friday, June 17 from 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…

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Why Hitler Failed to Get the Atomic Bomb: A Talk With Author Robert Burnham

Monday,  June 10 at 7 PM Author Robert Burnham, forensic engineer and 30-year Northville School District resident, presents an overview of how the world narrowly avoided nuclear destruction at the beginning of World War Two. Using film and photographs, he will describe his research journey culminating in the recent publication by Simon & Schuster Archway…

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Lotus Flower Lantern Craft with Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project

Tuesday, June 28 at 7 PM Create a lotus flower lantern. Limited kits provided by the library will be available for attendees one week prior to program. Register.

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