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Monday, October 3, 2011
City of Novi Newsletter - novilibrary.org October 2011 #library #michigan #michlit
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Beyond Books Newsletter Novi Public Library October 2011
"I was searching for various high school education sites and found your site - Novi Public Library. I came across your list of Teen Online Resources here: http://www.novilibrary.org/teensonline.htm. I found the list very helpful and wanted to thank you for putting it together." - Linda
Thanks for letting us know Linda! We try hard to not only provide a great selection of books, movies, and music, but also meaningful information. Check out other great resources on the Library website's Database page.
Historical Marker...in Novi
Novi welcomed the third obelisk in the Coasting the Baseline project in a Dedication Ceremony on September 20th at the ITC Community Sports Park. The project celebrates the early surveyors and history of Michigan's baseline (8 Mile Road) with a series of ten foot tall granite obelisk markers. Novi's obelisk was created in cooperation with the Novi Historical Commission and several other organizations and individuals, with significant funding support from the Americana Foundation.
Vote 4 the Best!
The Library's Read-A-Latte Cafe has been nominated as one of the best coffee shops in metro Detroit. Click to vote through November 16. Winners will be announced on WDIV/TV4 on November 24.
Free Kindle Books...Now at the Library
The Library's eBook collection is now compatible with the world's best selling eBook Reader, the Amazon Kindle. Novi Library Card holders can now download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app. For more information, ask a Librarian or visit the Library website.
United by One Book and Many Programs
The Neighborhood Library Association (NLA), consisting of the libraries of Novi, Northville, Salem-South Lyon, and Wixom, is hosting the Community Read of The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. It's the story of an up-and-coming race car driver, as told by his loyal dog companion. Regular print, large print, audiobook, and eBook formats of this inspirational title are available. All 5 of the NLA libraries invite everyone to a variety of related programs. The Novi Public Library is hosting the following:
As part of an ongoing partnership between the Library and Providence Park Hospital, we are proud to present these programs geared toward open discussion about health issues important to you and your family, Register now for:
This month we welcome back our volunteer storytellers to read picture books in a variety of languages to preschool-aged children.
Chinese, Oct 17, 10:30am
Spanish, Oct 18, 10:30am
Hindi, Oct 19, 10:30am
Marathi, Oct 22, 10:30am
German, Oct 22, 11am
Japanese, Oct 25, 10:30am
Tamil, Oct 29, 10:30am
The Youth area is home to 6 new AWE Early Learning Stations, which offer all-in-one digital learning for children ages 2-10 years. The stations feature 50 educational software programs spanning 7 curricular areas.
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