Exciting Events

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

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.


Past Events

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.