Libraries are often overlooked as places that can provide free or low-cost entertainment in the community. Here are five things you may, or may not, know about the Northville District Library.
1. Did you know you can check out free passes to state parks around Michigan at the Northville District Library? Get free passes for the MI Big Green Gym, a program designed to promote overall well-being and a healthy lifestyle through use of parks and recreation facilities. There are more than 100 state parks available for you to explore.
2. Parks and campgrounds not your thing? You can use your library card to print a pass, at your home or at the library, to one of 60 participating museums across the state. The Michigan Activity Pass gives you either complimentary or reduced admission. Popular museums include Cranbrook Art Museum, the Holocaust Memorial Center and the Detroit Institute of Arts. These passes are available at the Northville District Library.
3. Don't want to spend $10 going to a movie or a few dollars renting from Redbox? Check out the movie selection at the Northville District Library. You might be surprised to see many new releases and classic favorites.
4. Did you know that you can now rent e-books for your Kindle, Nook, iPad or tablet through the library? The Northville District Library has an extensive e-book catalog. You can search for book titles and more.
5. Whether you want to join a book club, learn Duct tape crafts, or sharpen your computer skills - the library has a class for you. The Northville District Library has a calendar full of events for all ages. Check out what it has to offer and join in the fun.
The Northville District Library is open Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m; and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is open Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.