Monday, October 1, 2012

Novi Public #Library Newsletter @TheNewNPL- October #michlit #mittenlit #michigan

Beyond Books Newsletter
Novi Public Library
October 2012
Dear Syl,

Join Community Reads 2012!Picking Cotton
Reserve your copy of Picking Cotton by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton and join the libraries of Novi, Lyon Township, Northville, Salem-South Lyon, and Wixom in 2 months of related book discussion groups and programs related to this powerful and insightful book.  Make your reservation now for the Author Visit with Jennifer Thompson-Cannino at the Novi Public Library on November 14 at 7pm.  See the Community Read flyer or Library website to learn more.

Julie Farkas
musical instruments
Listen @ the Library
In partnership with the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, PNC Foundation, Friends of the Novi Public Library, and Nordstrom, enjoy this series of free family concerts by internationally acclaimed artists.  The first concert of the season is October 28 from 3-4pm featuring Classical Jam.   
Teens, You Asked for It...
The Library, in partnership with the Novi Community School District, Novi Youth Assistance, and Novi Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Services, created a space just for you!  Meet in the Library's West Meeting Room most Mondays-Thursdays from 2-5pm to hang out, do homework, visit with your friends, and unwind from your school day.  For grades 7-12. 
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ESL Book Discussion Group

For the past year the Novi Public Library has been conducting an English as a Second Language (ESL) Book Discussion Group.  Headed by Susan Marshall, who has been teaching ESL for over 20 years, this group gives participants a chance to read, discuss, and experience one book during an 8-week session.  Register now for the fall session starting the first week of October with a daytime group meeting on Tuesdays at 11:30am and an evening group meeting on Thursdays at 7pm.   

presechool garage
New to the Youth Area...
...a parking garage with cars for hours of preschool fun!  Checkout our newest play toy outside the Novi Special racecar display.   
New Collection
In honor of our local talent, the Library is happy to introduce our new Novi Author/Artist Collection, featuring works from authors/artists currently living in or originally from Novi.  The collection will be housed on the shelves behind the Druschel Collection on the second floor.  
2012 Friends Logo
We Geek Our Friends!
Help us celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week October 21-27 by thanking our Friends organization for supporting and advocating the Novi Public Library for over 50 years!  See our geek display on the first floor to learn more about this amazing group.  Tell us what you geek the most about your friends for a special geek gift.     
BRC Grand Opening
Business Resource Center Opens
Mayor Gatt, Board Trustee Verma, and many others celebrated the Grand Opening of the Library's Business Resource Center (BRC) on September 25.  The BRC is located on the second floor and is the"one-stop-shop"  for business information.  
spelling bee
Congratulations Spelling Bee Winners!
  • 3rd/4th grades:  Ghazala Sameer and Steven Santosh
  • 5th/6th grades:   Lahari Vavilala and Ankush Bakuli
Teen Read Week
Teen Read Week:  October 14-20
This year's theme is "It Came From the Library!"  Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to visit the 1st Floor Information Desk for a make-&-take project celebrating books and reading. 


SCORE Business Mentoring
Grow your business or start one with free one-to-one business counseling with executives from SCORE.  Starting in October, there are Thursday sessions at 6:30 and 7:30pm and Saturday sessions at 10:30 and 11:30amLearn more.    
A Day in Detroit
Join Kathy Crawford and Margi Karp-Opperer as they continue "On the Road" on November 2 to enjoy a docent presentation and tour of the DIA's Faberge special exhibit, motor coach tour of Detroit architecture, and luncheon at the Rattlesnake Club.  A fee of $73 covers deluxe motor coach transportation, admission fees, door prizes, and lunch.  Call Library Administration at (248) 869-7204 to register. 
Book It! 2013
Save the Date!
The 3rd Annual Book It! event will be April 26 from 7-10 pm.  A great night of shopping, sipping, and fun!  More details to come!
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45255 W. Ten Mile Road

Novi, MI 48375

(248) 349-0720


Mon-Thu:  10am-9pm

Fri-Sat:  10am-5pm

Sun:  1-5pm
(Labor Day-Memorial Day)

Library Board Meeting
Oct 17, 7pm
Featured Adult Programs
Genealogical Resources
Oct 4, 7pm
  Self-Defense for Women
Oct 6, 1pm
Registration Required
Getting to Know You

Oct 10, 7pm
Big Band Memories
Oct 25, 11am
Featured Youth Programs
Oct 9, 4-8pm &
Oct 20, 11am-4pm
All Ages
Fancy Nancy Tea Party
Oct 13, 2pm
Grades K-4
Teen Study Skills Workshop
Oct 17, 7pm
Grades 7-12
Registration Required
Halloween Happenings
Oct 27, 11am
Featured Friends Programs
2012 Friends Logo 
Board Meeting
Oct 10, 7pm
A Cartoonist View:  2012 Presidential Election
Oct 16, 7pm
Novi Historical Commission
NHC Building 
Open Office Hours
Oct 1 &15, 12-2pm
Growing Up on a Farm in Novi
Oct 8, 7pm
Board Meeting
Oct 24, 2pm
City of Novi
Tour Novi
Oct 2, 6-8pm
More Information
Back to the 80's
Oct 4, 6:30pm

Novi Public Library | 45255 W. Ten Mile Road | Novi | MI | 48375

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