NEW! Brown Bag Book Club
Second Tuesday of each month
Group members are welcome to bring a lunch with them, coffee will be provided by the Library. Please call the library to register for the book club. For more information please contact Meg at 734.449.0066.
Teen Advisory & Book Club
First Wednesday of every month
6:60 - 7:45 p.m.
Participate directly with the library, vote on and propose your won ideas for teen programming and events, and help decide what goes into YOUR collection of books, movies and music. Then, if you're so inclined, stick around for the book club!
Preschool Story Time
Wednesday Mornings @ 10:30
Join us Wednesday mornings as Mr. Chris leads the children in song and dance, followed by a few stories and a simple craft. This fun children's program is free!
3rd Saturday of every month
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Each month we will choose a product from either a local or a Michigan vendor for you to sample. This gives you the opportunity to sample something new that you wouldn't normally try. Space for these monthly programs is limited so, registration is required. Please call 734.449.0066 or stop by the library to register for this program.
Wowbrary: The Newest Stuff at YOUR Library!
Please take a moment to check out Wowbrary, a newsletter published each Wednesday that list the newest books, movies and music available at your library. You'll be able to easily browse the newest titles at your convenience, and whenever you spot something of interest you'll be able to read summaries and reviews, click instantly to reserve it, and check it out at your convenience. And of course, like most everything else at the library, this service is free!
Also, if you're an Amazon.com shopper, you can support your library by simply following the link to Amazon.com located in the upper right corner of the newsletter. Whenever you do this, Amazon will donate about 7.5% of your purchase to the library, at no cost to you! Sign up today to receive your Wowbrary newsletters alerts by email. To do so, simply click on the link below, click on "Sign Up" on the Wowbrary dashboard, and follow the easy instructions. you may cancel your newsletter alert at any time, but we think you will really like this new service! Click here to see this week's Wowbrary Newsletter.
OneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital downloadable audio books, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers. OneClick audio books are available for MAC OS (10.6.3 and higher) and Windows operating systems, and there is an app for Android phones and tablets and also for iPad and iPhone.
To get started:
- click on the OneClick digital link and create a "New Account"
- MAC OS users need to go to the MAC App store and download the OneClick digital app.
- Windows users can click on the link on the "Getting Started" tab to download the "OneClick digital Media Manager" to their computer
- iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch(app not available for gen 1 or 2 iPod Touch) users can get the app from the app store on their device.
- Once downloaded you can search titles and listen to downloaded titles from the app or media manager
- Click here for a "Getting Started" video.
Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)
MAP is an online program. Library users with a valid library card can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the nearly 60 participating institutions. Find out what discoveries await you by going to: http://michiganactivitypass.info. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity Pass expires within one week from the date it is printed. Each library will have five passes for each of the participating organizations available.
Passes are for one-time use and are not transferable. The institution will collect the pass when you visit. Special exhibits may not be covered, and other exclusions may apply.
Each library has access to five passes per week, per participating cultural partner. Passes will be available for checkout by library patrons on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Please note that on account the pass is good for seven days from the day of checkout, unless a cultural partner is closed or has otherwise specified a "blackout day" when a pass may not be used. Only one MAP pass is available per library card.
Instructions: From the start page, enter a location in box 1 [for best results, use a zipcode; when entering a city, please input city and state]. In box 3, begin typing and a dropdown menu of library names will appear. Select the appropriate response. Select "get passes" under your desired institution. Available dates will be shown. Select "request pass." Type in your information. Select "continue" to view and print your pass. Click here for a map of participating locations
Now there's an app for that!
Our library catalog is now available for Android and iPad/iPhone users.
With LS2 Mobile app you can search our library's entire catalog and reserve titles that you can pick up at a more convenient time. Additionally, you can check your account balances and, if you've had a change of heart, cancel holds on previously reserved titles. Your can download the LS2 mobile app from "App Store" on your iPad/IPhone or "Market" on your android device.
Know What You're Going to Read Next?
Looking to curl up with a good book, but finding yourself stuck on the question of "what do I read next"? Let Books and Authors help with our expert title recommendations, reading lists, and more.
Too many books to remember? No problem - just save them to a list in your own personal Reading Room. My Reading Room lets you save and modify reading lists, reviews you've written, book lists you've created, and much more!
To use Overdrive's eBooks and eAudio books, click on "Log In", then select our library's name from the drop down list, enter your library card number and the pin you use to access your Northfield Township Area Library account. If you do not have a pin, give us a call and we'll set you up with one.
Need more help? Try one of the links below.
Volunteer Positions Available
We are looking for Volunteer Gardeners and a Volunteer Gardener Coordinator. These volunteer positions are seasonal. For more information, please email Zaley Nelson, or call 734.449.0066.