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Teen events and contests are advertised on the Bulletin Board near the doorway, so check out what’s happening for Teens.

Teen events are sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

Examples of Teen events: 

Summer Reading programs and prizes, Teen Book Discussion Group, Mini Maker Space, Anime matinees and more!

Teen events are for 12-19 year olds.  Registration is required for all Teen programs.  Register on this page, at the Youth Desk or by calling 313.531.5960 x 105

Teen Book Discussion Group

For Teens ages 12-19.  Limited to 12 members.  Register at the Youth Desk or call 313.531.5960 x105.  Teens receive a FREE copy of each month’s book courtesy of the Friends of the Library!  Meets monthly on the following Wednesdays at 7 pm:   

The Teen Book Discussion Group will return in September. Please join us for Summer Reading Club 2017!

Knit & Crochet

This is an informal group of come-as-you-are knitters and crocheters that meet twice a month to share their love of needle arts. There is NO INSTRUCTOR. (This is a social group, not a classroom.)

Knit & Crochet meets in the second-floor Lounge on the following Saturdays from 11am-1pm:

  • April 29

Teen Bookmark Contest

May 1-31, Ages 12-19

This competition will last the month of May. The 2 winning bookmarks will be color copied and given out to all teens participating in the Summer Learning Club from June 1 - August 30.  Using the theme, Build a Better World design one side of the bookmark using whatever medium you’d like but; it must be flat enough to be photocopied and used as a bookmark. Two age groups: 12-15, 16-19. Remember to write your name, age, & phone number on the back! Bookmarks must measure 6-3/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches. Blank bookmarks are available at the Youth Desk or you may print one yourself.

Read-in with Snacks

Saturday, June 24, 1-3 pm (2nd Floor)
Friday, August 11, 1-3 pm (2nd Floor)
Ages 12-19

Bring a floor pillow or blanket and your book! Get a jump start on reading for the summer learning club. We will take breaks with food and prizes!
No registration required. 

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

Friday, June 30, 1-3 pm
Ages 12-19 register button 

Learn how to handle it safely and participate by eating ice cream flavors that YOU suggest! We will start with eating free lunch as we talk about safety practices at this event. Plenty of taste testing!

Teen Cosplay Workshop

Thursday, July 13, 12-3 pm
Ages 12-19 register button

Roll up your sleeves and prepare to create! The goal is to leave with a costume item and prop. Prop choices include:

  • skirt or cape
  • wand or accessory

Teens & Science

Saturday. July, 22, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Ages 12-19 register button

Volunteers are needed to help with the Michigan Science Center. Be a role model to young people! Good feels! Much smiling.

Garden Rocks

Tuesday, July 25, 1-3 pm
Ages 12-19 register button

No, really, we're painting rocks for your garden/paperweight/pet and creating terrariums.

Teen Candy Party

Thursday, August 3, 1-3 pm
Ages 12-19 register button

Board games, Xbox, free lunch and enough candy to eat here AND take some home! 

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