William Cowger, from The Photo Safari, has made 22 trips to Africa and will showcase a virtual African safari.
Northville District Library
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The sale is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and will feature books, CDs and DVDs.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Do you know Dorie Freebury? For some, she's a part of what makes the Northville District Library great.
We asked Northville Patch readers on Facebook to share what they love about the Northville District Library. One reader said she loves "Miss Dorie," a.k.a. Dorie Freebury, so we set out to learn more about her. Dorie Freebury -- 44 years old, Head Youth Services librarian How long have you worked at the Northville District Library? I have been happily ensconced at the Northville District Library for nearly 18 years. What's your favorite part about your job? My job is fun! I love getting kids excited about their library, and promoting a life-long love for reading, learning, and an appreciation for the public library. Connecting with so many wonderful children and families, and helping to make a positive impact on their lives, makes my job …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Each week, Northville Patch will feature a video from YouTube about Northville.
There's a lot of cool stuff going on in Northville. Luckily, some of it is posted on YouTube. Each week, Northville Patch will pick YouTube Videos of the Week. This week's pick is a video posted by the Northville District Library that shows some of its best "Geek the Library" posters featuring staff, Friends, volunteers and fans. Do you know of a YouTube video that highlights Northville? Send the link to email@example.com and it could be featured on Northville Patch next week.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Sign up for one of several 6-week sessions for 2- and 3-year-olds.
Monday, December 17, 2012
You can view issues dating back to 1869 thanks to the Northville District Library.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Each week, we'll present a new video featuring members of the community.
The Northville District Library is the place to geek out. As part of the "Geek the Library" campaign, funded by a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant, Northville's library is promoting its many services to the public. Library director Julie Herrin talks more about some of the library's digital and other services in this week's "Good Morning, Northville" video. Each Tuesday, a Northville resident, business, organization, group or government official will be featured in our "Good Morning, Northville" series. Interested in being featured in a future "Good Morning, Northville" video? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
William H. Maybury painting installed at Northville District Library
Since late June, downtown Northville has been graced with replicas of six masterpieces from the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the popular Inside|Out program. The masterworks, which extend from Poole’s Tavern to the Northville Art House, augment the numerous local public art pieces permanently on display throughout the community. While these works by Frederic Edwin Church, Gari Melcher and other world class artists are exceptional copies from a variety of periods and subjects, Northville’s newest addition from the DIA combines artistry with local lore — an original portrait of William H. Maybury, the bulwark behind Maybury Sanatorium, the renowned tuberculosis sanatorium that is now Maybury State Park. The portrait …
Monday, April 9, 2012
There are several events scheduled this week to appeal to different interests.
- From a Northville District Library press release Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, you belong at your library. Today’s libraries help level the playing field by making both print and digital information affordable, available and accessible to all people. In additional to books, audiobooks and eBooks, Northville Library has a popular DVD and game collection, college prep resources, a local history collection, English as a second language materials, business and health online resources, and many other creative and resourceful programs. Libraries have historically served as our nation’s great equalizers …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Author Jessica Hatchigan will teach participants about building characters.
Written by Linda Johnson Are you an aspiring novelist? A new workshop may show you how to create memorable characters. Northville author and workshop presenter Jessica Hatchigan says, "Writers can learn how to create characters that capture, entertain and intrigue readers." “Analyze any bestselling novel,” she adds, “and you’ll see that the author uses five specific techniques. Aspiring writers can learn and adopt the same techniques to vastly improve their work.” In her workshop, Hatchigan covers the following: the "do's and don'ts" of building a character; how characterization ties in to plot; a hero’s "must have" characteristics; the importance of your villain, and how to create character arcs. Her presentation will be followed by a Q&A…