Noontime Concerts

Noontime Concerts

Join us every month for a special concert that will entertain audiences of all ages. All concerts take place in the Bennett Civic Center Library Atrium, begin at 12:15 p.m., and are free to attend. Bring your brown bag lunch and enjoy the show. Co-sponsored by the Livonia Arts Commission.

Book Clubs @ the Livonia Public Library


Book Clubs @ the Livonia Public Library

Join one of our book discussion groups.

Positive Pages Book Group
Tired of gloomy weather and bad news? Join us for a new Book Group featuring gentler reads. Meets on the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Librarian Mable Doot at 734-466-2484.

@ Civic Center: 
Tuesday, December 3
10 a.m to 12 p.m.

@ Civic Center: 
Tuesday, January 7
10 a.m to 12 p.m.

@ Civic Center: 
Tuesday, February 4
10 a.m to 12 p.m.


Thursday Afternoon Book Club
Join in the discussion on the last Thursday of the month. Discussion is led by Librarian Kristy Chase. For more information call Kristy at (734) 466-2156.

@ Civic Center:
Thursday, November 21
1-2:30 p.m.

@ Civic Center:
Thursday,December 19
1-2:30 p.m.


Pizza & Pages
Join us for some friendly book discussion and delicious pizza! Pizza provided—bring your own drinks! Registration is required online or by phone at (248) 893-4010.

@ Sandburg: 
Monday, December 2
7 p.m.


Monday Night Book Club
Check for new dates in 2020

100 Books in 2019

Can You Do it? Read 100 books in a calendar year? Keep track online and earn prizes throughout the year. Register and keep track

The prizes for 100 Books in a Year are now available for pickup at the Civic Center Reference Desk. There are 3 levels available:

  • 25 hours free DVD rental coupon
  • 50 hours free book from Friend’s Book Shop
  • 75 hours clip-on book light
  • 100 hours—invitation to special event TBD

History Lives

History Lives

History Lives at the Library is a program series that runs from March through October at the Bennett Civic Center Library.

The purpose of this decade long series is to present insightful, interesting, and informative historical programs of either World, American, or Michigan historical topics.

Presentations occur in the library’s auditorium and no registration is required to attend. Specific information on the presentations can be found on the library’s website, within the library’s newsletter, and the City of Livonia newsletter.

Watch Past History Lives Programs
Watch Past History Lives Programs

Adult Events

Adult Events

Also check out the full Calendar of Events.

Robert and Janet Bennett
Civic Center Library

32777 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: (734) 466-2491

Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun*: 1-5 p.m.

*(during the school year)

Alfred Noble Library

32901 Plymouth Road
Livonia, MI 48150

Due to a building problem,
Alfred Noble Library will be
closed until further notice.
Click here for more info.

Carl Sandburg Library

30100 Seven Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: (248) 893-4010

Mon & Tue: 12-8 p.m.
Wed & Thurs: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Vest Pocket Library

15218 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: (734) 466-2559

Mon - Fri: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.