Northfield Township Area Library

Upcoming Events

Little Listeners Storytime

February 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Moving & Grooving

February 28, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

February 29, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! For ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need a parent with them).

Adulting 101: Banking Responsibilities

March 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Visit the Library for an informative session on personal banking provided by First National Bank. Learn ways to safeguard your financial spending, and plan for your financial future.

Little Listeners Storytime

March 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Moving & Grooving

March 6, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party

March 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Celebrate “March is Reading Month!” at NTAL! Join the Library for Dr. Seuss’s birthday party for a fun-filled afternoon full of colorful face painting, silly games, and awesome prizes. All ages are welcome to attend.

Creative Crafting for Adults: Cork Coasters

Fully booked - Waiting list available March 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Have a ball with Meredith creating colorful felt ball coasters! Spring colors will be popping soon, and so can your drink accessories! Learn this easy craft to make a set of 4 festive coasters and eliminate drink rings in style.

Brown Bag Book Club

March 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Bring your lunch and we’ll provide a hot beverage. Discussion is moderated and usually lasts for an hour or so. If you are interested in joining, contact Meg at mgoldwyn@ntal.org or give us a call!

Little Listeners Storytime

March 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Moving & Grooving

March 13, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

March 14, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Little Listeners Storytime

March 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Novels @ Night

March 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Moving & Grooving

March 20, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

March 21, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

CBD 101

March 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join Julie from Blue Sage Health at the Library for an informative session about the potential health benefits of CBD.

Little Listeners Storytime

March 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Let’s Talk Vernal Pools!

March 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Vernal pools are areas of wetlands that fill annually, yet typically dry out; they provide improvements to water quality, act as a buffer for flood waters, and are a habitat to hundreds of species including the only home for fairy shrimp!

Moving & Grooving

March 27, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

Spring Break Movie & Peeps (Angry Birds Movie 2)

March 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Spring break has begun! Join us for some popcorn and a movie in our multipurpose room where you can also receive a kit with everyone’s favorite springtime candy!

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

March 28, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Spring Break Movie & Peeps (Aladdin)

March 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Spring break has begun! Join us for some popcorn and a movie in our multipurpose room where you can also receive a kit with everyone’s favorite springtime candy!

Spring Break Movie & Peeps (The Addams Family)

March 31, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Spring break has begun! Join us for some popcorn and a movie in our multipurpose room where you can also receive a kit with everyone’s favorite springtime candy!

For the Love of Food: Breakfast Casseroles

Fully booked - Waiting list available March 31, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Let’s be honest: breakfast is good anytime, but it can be a hassle to break out every frying pan for each separate component.

Little Listeners Storytime

April 1, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Spring Break Movie & Peeps (Abominable)

April 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Spring break has begun! Join us for popcorn and a movie in our multipurpose room where you will also receive a kit with everyone’s favorite springtime candy…Peeps!

Spring Break Movie & Peeps (Wonder Park)

April 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Spring break has begun! Join us for popcorn and a movie in our multipurpose room where you will also receive a kit with everyone’s favorite springtime candy…Peeps!

Straw Bale Gardening

April 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

John Keast will be at the Library to demonstrate how to make a healthy garden from a bale of hay.

Moving & Grooving

April 3, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

Spring Break Movie & Peeps (Frozen 2)

April 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Spring break has begun! Join us for popcorn and a movie in our multipurpose room where you will also receive a kit with everyone’s favorite springtime candy…Peeps!

Adulting 101: Resume Workshop

April 7, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Ryan from Employment Boost will be at the Library to show prospective employees what makes a successful resume.

Little Listeners Storytime

April 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Harvesting Northfield: A Discussion Group for the Memories & History of Whitmore Lake

April 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Whether you are a longtime resident of Whitmore Lake or a newcomer to the area, we’ll cover it all in this new monthly discussion group aimed at reliving local memories and learning local history.

What is a Pollinator Garden?

April 9, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

John Keast will be at the Library to show what exactly a pollinator garden is, and will demonstrate what maintenance it may require and the unique benefits that can accompany this kind of gardening – like an abundance of butterflies,

Moving & Grooving

April 10, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

April 11, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Creative Crafting for Adults: Flower Pens

Fully booked - Waiting list available April 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Start planning your springtime ideas as we show you how to make your own unique flower pen to beautify your writing space!

Brown Bag Book Club

April 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Bring your lunch and we’ll provide a hot beverage. Discussion is moderated and usually lasts for an hour or so. If you are interested in joining, contact Meg at mgoldwyn@ntal.org or give us a call!

Little Listeners Storytime

April 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Novels @ Night

April 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Moving & Grooving

April 17, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

April 18, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Little Listeners Storytime

April 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Missing in Action: WWII Presentation

April 23, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Visit the Library for a presentation by Mary Shier, whose father was missing in action during World War II. Learn about his struggles and the story that brought him home, complete with his original letters, and WWII-era artifacts.

Moving & Grooving

April 24, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

April 25, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Downton Abbey Screening & Tea

April 25, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Celebrate film royalty with us at the Library for a screening of the just-released Downton Abbey movie! We will provide fresh popcorn, and tea for you to toast your favorite fictional nobility. Fancy hats are encouraged, though not required!

For the Love of Food: Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Few tickets left April 28, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Vietnamese spring rolls were at one time referred to as “Imperial Rolls,” as they were only made and served for royalty! Join Zaley as she shows you the versatility of this tasty dish, so you can make them in your own kingdom at home!

Little Listeners Storytime

April 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Moving & Grooving

May 1, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

May 2, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Adulting 101: Mental Health Awareness

May 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join Dr. Beau Nelson, Ph.D. of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System for a discussion about mental health recovery, care approaches, and what it means to you. Space is limited for this free presentation, please visit www.ntal.easysignup.

Little Listeners Storytime

May 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Registration is not required.

Manitou Mysteries

May 7, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us as we host author and shipwreck hunter Ross Richardson. Mr.

Moving & Grooving

May 8, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

May 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Creative Crafting for Adults: Marble Magnets

Few tickets left May 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

At this month’s craft class, we will show you how to make charming glass marble magnets that are customized by you with photos from recycled magazines! Spots are limited for this free craft, visit www.ntal.easysignup.com to register your spot today.

Brown Bag Book Club

May 12, 2020 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Bring your lunch and we’ll provide a hot beverage. Discussion is moderated and usually lasts for an hour or so. If you are interested in joining, contact Meg at mgoldwyn@ntal.org or give us a call!

Little Listeners Storytime

May 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Register online today!

Harvesting Northfield: A Discussion Group for the Memories & History of Whitmore Lake

May 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Whether you are a longtime resident of Whitmore Lake or a newcomer to the area, we’ll cover it all in this new monthly discussion group aimed at reliving local memories and learning local history.

Moving & Grooving

May 15, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

May 16, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Little Listeners Storytime

May 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Register online today!

Novels @ Night

May 21, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Moving & Grooving

May 22, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

Library Hangout Day

May 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey Kids! Out of school for the day? Bored? Come visit us at the Library and build something amazing with LEGOS or get comfy and color a beautiful piece of art. We will provide the LEGOS and coloring utensils, you just bring a smile!

For the Love of Food: Pasta Salads

May 26, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join Zaley this month as she shows you the versatility of pasta salads that you can add to your own home menu! Pasta salads are an easy-to-make crowd pleaser that can also be a surprisingly good source of vegetables, fiber, and nutrients.

Little Listeners Storytime

May 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Northfield Township Area Library

Join us at the Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for a half-hour of fun stories, silly songs, and age-appropriate hands-on activities. Storytime is designed to promote early literacy. Register online today!

The Ins and Outs of a Power of Attorney

May 28, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Did you know that a general power of attorney gives broad powers to a person or organization to act on your behalf?

Moving & Grooving

May 29, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along.

S.T.E.A.M Workshop

May 30, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Take your weekends full steam ahead with our weekly workshop where kids collaborate with peers and caregivers to problem solve, experiment, and create! Recommended for ages 6 to 14 (children aged 6 to 8 need an adult with them).

Novels @ Night

June 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Novels @ Night

July 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Novels @ Night

August 20, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Novels @ Night

September 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Novels @ Night

October 15, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Novels @ Night

November 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

Novels @ Night

December 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Northfield Township Area Library

Hey book lover, we see you there. You want to join a book club but don't have time during the day, are we right? Not to worry, beloved reader, we have a club just for you -- Novels @ Night!

About Northfield Township Area Library


Contact Information


Northfield Township Area Library
125 Barker Road
48189 Whitmore lake

Phone Number: 7344490066
E-mail: hmccausland@ntal.org
Website: www.ntal.org