Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Novi Public Library Newsletter - November 2011

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Beyond Books Newsletter
Novi Public Library
November 2011
Novi Public Library Wins 2011 State Librarian's 
Excellence Award!2011 Excellence Award

The Library of MichiganFoundation recognized the Novi Public Library with an award for superior customer service on October 27, noting the Library's new facility, programming, services, and National Citizen survey results.  

To celebrate our success, join us on Sunday, November 13 at 3pm at the Library for a special reception.  Enjoy music and refreshments, while learning about the Library's award and commitment to customer service!  More  
Library Closures
  • November 18
  • November 23 (Close at 5pm)
  • November 24 
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A Community Reads...
The Art of Racing in the Rain
As part of our second annual Community Read, we are thrilled to host author Garth Stein at the Novi Public Library on November 10 at 7pm.  To register for the event, call            (248) 349-0720      .  Book purchasing and signing will be available. 
If you enjoyed the racing theme of this award-winning novel, join us for an interesting perspective on racing.  Register for Pedal to the Metal:  The World of Drag Racing on November 3 at 7pm.  Also, check out the Girl Scout Pinewood Derby Display in the the Library's second floor display case. 
A Gift for the Library...Before Tax Credits Expire!taxes
This year is your last opportunity to take advantage of significant tax credits when donating to the Novi Public Library, as they expire on December 31, 2011.  One of the reasons that our Library is a success is because of the generous contributions made over the years.  Our sincere thanks for all our donors and sponsors!  More
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A Better You!
As part of an ongoing partnership between the Library and Providence Park Hospital, these programs are geared toward open discussion on hot topics in health.  Gain an educated perspective and maybe even win some cool prizes too!
  • Screening for Meaning, Nov 9, 7-8:30, Register
  • Getting Fit and Healthy in the New Year, Jan 26, 6-8pm
  • Love Your Heart By Taking Care of It, Feb 21, 6:30-8pm
  • Controlling Migraines, Mar 19, 7-8pm
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Renew Your Driver's License Through the Library Website
Connect to the Secretary of State's new online services through the Great Links on theLibrary homepage to renew your driver's license, tabs, or plates; obtain replacement vehicle title or registration; print Secretary of State documents; and more! 
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Friends Fantastic Fall Book Sale
A great selection of gently loved books will be on sale, just in time for your book shelf or for holiday giving. Drop into the Friends' Book Nook on November 19 from 10am-4pm for this great fall event! 
2010-2011 Annual ReportNPL exterior
Over the last year, the Novi Public Library has increased all operational statistics including the number of visitors and number of items checked out - all while maintaining its budget.  Learn more about the Library's goals, statistics, budget, leadership, and accomplishments in the 2010-2011 Annual Report
Calling All Homeowners!
The Library, in partnership with the City of Novi, will be sharing information on our services and programs for the community at the Homeowner's Breakfast on January 21 at the Novi Civic Center.  Additionally, all Novi Homeowner's Associations are cordially invited to hold their meetings at the Library and receive tours of the Library.  Please contact Library Administration at             (248) 869-7204       for more information.   
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45255 W. Ten Mile Road
Novi, MI 48375

            (248) 349-0720 

Mon-Thurs:  10am-9pm
Fri-Sat:  10am-5pm
Sun:  1-5pm (Sep-May)
Featured Youth Programs
Warm Up for Winter 
Scarf Craft

Nov 12, 2-3pm
All Ages
Family Game Night
Nov 15, 6:30-8pm
All Ages
Breaking Dawn Extravaganza
Nov 17, 7-8:30pm
Grades 7-12
Can We Talk About Books?
Nov 22, 5-5:45pm
Grades 3-4
Featured Adult Programs
Get Creative with Cards
Nov 2, 6:30-8:30pm
eReader Sampler
Nov 14, 7-8:30pm
Registration Required
Excel Basics
Nov 12, 10:30am-12pm
Registration Required
Featured Friends Programs 
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Board Meeting
Nov 9, 7-8:45pm
Using Military Records for Genealogical Research
Novi Historical Commission
NHC Building
Local History Office Hours
Nov 7, 12-2pm
The Bassett Family & Tollgate Farms, Early Settlers to Novi
Nov 10, 7-8pm
Registration Required  

Genealogical Research Support
Nov 15, 6-6:45pm
City of Novi
The Novi Theatres Present:  Aladdin Jr
Nov 4-6 & Nov 11-13
More Information

Election Day

Nov 8, 7am-8pm
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