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.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 PM Join 100,000+ film lovers in over 500 cities around the world to view and vote on the 25th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival Finalists’ Short Films. Register.

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Manhattan Short Film Festival

Saturday, October 1 at 2 PM Join 100,000+ film lovers in over 500 cities around the world to view and vote on the 25th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival Finalists’ Short Films. Register.

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“Our Island Jewel: Detroit’s Belle Isle Park” with the Detroit Historical Society

Monday, October 3 at 7 PM Learn of Belle Isle’s storied history, hosting events and parties, witnessing riot and massacre. But for fate, it might have been a different place. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Northville District Library. Register.

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Books & Brews Book Discussion: Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan

Tuesday, October 4 at 7 PM (North Center Brewing Co. 410 N Center St, Northville, MI 48167) Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan FICTION In the not too distant future, a sudden tragedy exposes the depths of deception and damage to the picture-picture slice of suburban Long Island.

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Meet Libby, by Overdrive

Wednesday, October 5 at 11 AM (ONLINE) 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 Join Zoom Meeting…

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Know Your Voting Rights, What’s On Your Ballot, and Redistricting

Wednesday, October 5 at 7 PM Voters not Politicians will highlight current Michigan voting rights, how redistricting affects Northville’s voting districts and what’s on the November Ballot. Register.

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Coloring

Coloring for Grownups

Friday, October 7 at 1 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.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Monday, October 10 at 7 PM (in the Carlo Room) The Dutch House by Ann Patchett FICTION Set over the course of five decades and reminiscent of a fairy tale, this is a story of two siblings who cannot overcome their past.

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Haunted Lighthouses of Michigan

Wednesday, October 12 at 7 PM What is it about lighthouses that attract ghostly spirits? Maybe it’s simply a passion that will not go away. Lighthouse keepers were known to be extremely dedicated to their profession and it seems that many were never able to give it up — even after death. More than 30…

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Orville and Katharine Wright with Russell Dore

Tuesday, October 13 at 7 PM Go back to 1925 to meet the man who built the world’s first manned aircraft with his brother Wilbur, and the sister who managed their social and business affairs. Register.

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, October 14 at 12 PM Friday, October 14 at 12:30 PM Friday, October 14 at 1 PM Friday, October 14 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 necessary per household.

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Medicare Educational Event

Monday, October 17 at 7 PM An educational presentation geared toward those who are eligible for Medicare, or will be this year. Learn the different parts, what’s covered, monthly premiums, and how it works. Register

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The Next Chapter: Fordlandia by Greg Grandin

Wednesday, October 19 at 11 AM (at the Community Center) Join us at the Community Center the third Wednesday of each month at 11 AM for our new 55+ book discussion group, The Next Chapter, in collaboration with Northville Senior Services. Our book for October is Fordlandia by Greg Grandin, an epic true tale of American adventurers…

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Cut the Cord

Thursday, October 20 at 7 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) Learn how to break free from cable and stream your favorite TV shows and movies in this virtual program! Tired of paying the ever increasing prices for cable TV, or are you considering canceling your cable television package but are afraid you’ll miss out…

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Scams: What to be Aware Of and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, October 26 at 7 pm Community Service Officer, Andrew Domalzki of the Northville Township Police Department gives us tips on how to avoid being a victim of a scam. Register.

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The German Invasion of the Soviet Union with Claire Bartlett

Tuesday, November 2 at 7 PM (ONLINE) Why did Hitler choose to invade when history showed the margin for success was minimal whereas failure precipitated ghastly consequences? A look deep dive into the question historians have been grappling with for decades. Register.

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Coloring

Coloring for Grownups

Friday, November 4 at 1 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.

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History of Native Americans in the Military with Heather Bruegl

Monday, November 7 PM (ONLINE) Native Americans serve at a higher rate than any other group in the United States. They have served proudly but are often forgotten. Register.

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Meet Libby, by Overdrive

Wednesday, November 9 at 11 AM (ONLINE) 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 Join Zoom Meeting…

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Holiday Card Making with Justine Galat

Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 PM Do you love crafting? Make your own holiday cards for your loved ones this season! Supplies will be provided by the library. Register.

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Between the Lines Book Discussion: The Giant Killer by David Yuzak

Monday, November 14 at 7 PM (in the Carlo Room) The Giant Killer by David Yuzak NON-FICTION At only 4’ 9”, Richard Flaherty was the shortest man to ever be in the U.S. Army but his small stature left an oversized shadow.

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The Next Chapter: The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

Wednesday, November 16 at 11 AM (at the Community Center) The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore FICTION New York, 1888. Thomas Edison is suing George Westinghouse over a billion-dollar question: Who invented the light bulb and holds the right to power the country?

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Film Screening: The Giant Killer

Wednesday, November 16 at 7 PM Read the book, join us at our Between the Lines meeting on Monday, November 14th at 7 PM, then watch the documentary that inspired the book. The amazing true story of the shortest man to ever serve in the US military, Richard James Flaherty. Just drop in.

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Citizenship 1:1 with Adult Services Librarian Samantha Loree

Friday, November 18 at 12 PM Friday, November 18 at 12:30 PM Friday, November 18 at 1 PM Friday, November 18 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 necessary…

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Medicare Educational Event

Monday, November 21 at 7 PM An educational presentation geared toward those who are eligible for Medicare, or will be this year. Learn the different parts, what’s covered, monthly premiums, and how it works. Register

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Evening of Classical String Duets

Tuesday, November 22 at 7 PM Enjoy an evening of classical music with Andrew Wu, violin, and Jacqueline Hanson, viola, and learn how the viola developed into a solo instrument. Register.

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