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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Novi Public #Library Newsletter via @thenewnpl #michlit
Photo Courtesy of Novi Resident, Dave Finegold.
Beyond Books Newsletter
Novi Public Library
...Book It! sponsors, participants, planning committee members, and supporters for making this second annual fundraising event a success and raising over $11,000 to benefit the Library's multimedia collections. Special thanks to our sponsors: Steve & Rocky's, Telcom Credit Union, Providence Park Hospital, Twelve Oaks, and Global Office Solutions. Donations
Sincerely, Julie Farkas
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Monday, May 28, 2012
March with Us!
Join Library staff, Library Board Members, Friends Board Members, and TAB Board Members as we march in the Novi Memorial Day Parade on May 28. Call Library Administration at 248.869.7204 to reserve your spot!
What Do You Geek?
- What do you enjoy? What interests you? Over the next year, the Library is on a mission to find out what you geek most and help you expand and explore your interests at the Library. We will introduce our Geek campaign at the Memorial Day Parade and at the Library during the week of May 28th. Stop by the Library during this week for more details and the chance to win some great geek prizes!
History @ the Library
Come see the new historical display case located on the first floor, next to the elevators. This case was purchased with monies donated on behalf of Hugh and Kathy Crawford, longtime residents of Novi and strong supporters of Novi's history. If you have any information or artifacts you would consider donating or loaning for the display case, please contact Library Historian, Kathy Mutch at
All current Friends of the Novi Public Library are invited to bring a new "Friend" - and - new "Friends" are invited to buy a ticket, which includes Friends membership, to the Friendraiser event. This event features music by Legacy Jazz Trio, refreshments, beverages and "Friend-ly" fun! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. Flyer
New Blooms for Novi
Celebrate the Centennial Celebration of the Gift of Trees May 12-18. The City of Novi, along with the Library and Novi Community Schools, is offering a variety of cherry tree-inspired activities for all ages. Drop by the Library on May 17 from 4-8pm to create Japanese crafts and haiku. Learn More.
New Read-Along Database Checkout our newest database, available through the Library website. Tumblereadables is an online collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school students which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Great for emergent, reluctant, or ESL readers!
Summer Reading Programs
...for youth, teens, and adults start June 18 and run through August 4. Track your time reading and visit the Library to collect prizes, check out books, and attend super programs! Youth and teens completing the Summer Reading Games are invited to parties at Paradise Park featruring free games, laser tag, and food. Applications now being accepted for teen volunteers.
Mark Your Calendar!
The Novi Farmers' Market opens on Saturday, June 9th at Fuerst Park (enter off of Taft Rd.) and will be open every Saturday from 9am until 2pm. The Market features fresh vegetables, berries, flowers, smoked sausage, and crafts. Call the Novi Chamber of Commerce for more information, (248) 349-3743.
Scrapbook for a Cause: August 4, 9am-Midnight
Back by popular demand - The Library is hosting 15 hours of scrapbooking fun with Creative Memories consultant, Mary Gantt. Enjoy lunch, dinner, refreshments, snacks, door prizes, and demonstrations. All proceeds go to support future Library programming events. 1 scrapper can enjoy a 6 foot table for $50 and 2 scrappers can share a 6 foot table for $40. Call 248.869-7204 to register.
"I love it here...Computer reminders for due dates are very helpful! - Online renewals are very convenient - You're all doing a great job." - Barbara
Thanks Barbara for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We encourage everyone to use our online services to reserve and renew their library materials to make the most of their library experience!