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Novi Library kicks off summer reading program
Published: 6/8/2021
Looking to have a paws-itively fun summer? Sign up for the Novi Public Library's Summer Reading Program, "Tails and Tales!"

The program will run from June 7 - August 14. All ages are welcome to participate! Start Reading! Early Readers (Birth-PreK): 100 books, Youth (K-4th): 20 books, Tween (5th-8th): 10 books, Teen (9th-12th): 4 books, and Adult (18+ years): 4 books.

Log Books!
Log in or register for an account on Beanstack. You can also download the Beanstack Tracker app, available on Google Play and the App Store. Click here to view instructional videos on how to create an account, log in and log your books on Beanstack. Click here to download a guide on how to use Beanstack!

Participate in Programs!
NPL will be hosting programs for all ages throughout the summer. Click here to view program information and register. In a partnership with the City of Novi, enjoy Sizzling Summer programs at Fuerst and Lakeshore parks!
  • Fuerst Park: Wednesdays at 10:30am, June 16, 23, 30 and August 4 and 11
  • Lakeshore Park: Wednesdays at 10:30am, July 14, 21 and 28
  • Participate in Sizzling Summer Terrific Thursdays at 7pm! It’s fun for the whole family! Howell Nature Center: June 17, Fuerst Park; Doug Scheer - Magician: June 24, Lakeshore Park; Mad Science Detroit: July 29, Fuerst Park
Win Prizes!
Midpoint Prize Raffle Read half of your reading goal by July 10 to be eligible to win a midpoint prize!
  • Early Readers: book and stuffed animal (5 winners)
  • Youth, Tween, Teen & Adult: $5 gift card to the Library Café (10 winners per group)
  • Grand Prize Raffle Early Readers: $25 gift basket (5 winners)
  • Youth, Tween, Teen & Adult: $5 gift card to Stuart’s of Novi or Chick-fil-A (25 winners per group)
Completion Prize Readers who complete their reading goal by August 14 will receive:
  • Early Readers: free book and entry into grand prize raffle
  • Youth, Tween, Teen & Adult: free book, $5 gift card to the Library Café and entry into grand prize raffle
  • Readers K-12 will also receive a “Read and Win” prize which includes one (1) free fair-only entry pass to Literacy Day at the Michigan State Fair on Thursday, September 2, 2021! Prizes must be picked up by September 12!
Summer Reading Finales at Paradise Park!
Choose one: Tuesday, August 24: 11am-1:30pm Thursday, August 26: 5-7:30pm K-12 welcome! Registration required. Call the Library to register at 248-349-0720. Readers must complete the summer reading program to be eligible. Finale parties are generously donated by Paradise Park. Reader receives 2.5 hours of access to the park, 2 slices of pizza and 1 drink. Same package available for purchase for adults & siblings. For more details, inquire at Paradise Park. Thank you to the Friends of Novi Public Library, Paradise Park, the Novi Community School District and The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development for their support of the Novi Public Library's Summer Reading Program