Exciting Events

Reading Rewards III Stay at Home Party: Sat., Aug. 6, 2022 (ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day)

Theme: Being Wowed by the Wonders of the World

NIRMV Virtual Field Trip Links

It won't take you 80 days to go around the world when you can do it from these virtual tours, field trips and walking tours!

Africa: Sand dunes of Sossusvlei and Deadvlei in Namibia

China: The Great Wall of China Virtual Field Trip

Egypt: Pyramids of Giza Walking Tour, The Great Pyramid of Giza

India:  Explore the Taj Mahal, Taj Mahal 360 Virtual Tour

Ireland: National Museum of Ireland – Natural History, Ireland’s Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle 

Italy: The Colosseum Virtual Walking TourThe Colosseum Virtual Tour

Jordan: Ancient City of Petra, Jordan

South America: The Mayan Ruins of Chichen Itza,  Machu Picchu Virtual Tour, Christ the Redeemer, Cristo Redentor, Iconic Statue in Rio de Janeiro Brazil 

Sweden: Auroras over Sweden (Northern Lights)

Tibet: Virtual Reality Ascent of Mt. Everest

United States: Yosemite: Wonders of America’s National Parks

Vietnam: Son Doong Cave  


Past Events

Reading Rewards II Stay at Home Party: Sat., Aug. 7, 2021

Although the party was August 7, kids ages 4 -17 can still enjoy our theme by going on Amazing American Adventures!

We've collected resources that will take you around the world right from your home.



 Attend a live-streamed tour on Heygo, featuring historic and ancient sites, nature, and music, too.

No permission slips needed for the virtual field trips on weareteachers.com. Visit the Seattle Aquarium, a farm and more.

Kidsactivities.com has more than 40 links to virtual field trips with categories that include places around the U.S., zoos and even outer space.

This article from U.S. News & World Report has tips and and destinations for loads of virtual field trips to museums, landmarks and other amazing places.

Learn about conservation, visit a butterfly conservatory or corals underwater, or take a virtual ride in a canoe. These are just a few of the online field trips collected on ditchthattextbook.com.

Look at memorabilia at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, experience the Metropolitan Museum of Art, visit artist Frida Kahlo's home and more from these virtual field trips on goodhousekeeping.com.

Although these virtual field trips are recommended for kindergartners, kids of any age will find learning about TV production, making chocolate and other interesting topics and places just as fun.


Join Us for NIRMV Storytime on Saturday, May 15 at noon ET

Our host and storyteller, Ms. Gwen, read The Monkey and The Crocodile by Paul Galdone during this free, virtual event hosted on Zoom. Want more great ideas for storytime reads? Visit Storytime Station.

Reading Rewards Stay-At-Home Party

 On August 1, 2020, youth aged 4 - 16 participated in a free event with a celebration kit featuring fun activities and participation prizes. This event was held in partnership with the 14th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day. Deemettes of No. 54 were the largest group of participants.


Last Live Pre-Pandemic-Shutdown Event

Kids and adults participating in the Rhoesbuds literacy and reading event.

On March 7, 2020, NIRMV hosted an interactive literacy/reading month event for Rhoesbuds of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. - Rho Sigma Chapter at Detroit Public Library Main Branch.