Teen

Upcoming Programs


Every Monday from 3:30-5:30 PM
For teens in grades 6 through 12

Teens can join us in playing the card game “Magic the Gathering” every Monday May through August from 3:30 to 5:30 PM! It will be casual gameplay for players of all skill levels. The library will have some starter decks available to borrow for those who don’t bring their own. No registration needed just come to the Storyhour Room and enjoy the card game and snacks.

 

Teen Community Service Opportunity

Wednesday, November 29 at 3:30 PM
For teens in grades 6-12
Register

For Middle School to High School aged students! Need service hours or just want to help out in the community? You can make cat and dog blankets, toys and feral cat houses for two local animal rescue groups – the Macomb County Animal Shelter and the Michigan Humane Society – at the library and get credit for volunteering for those organizations. Registration and volunteer application is required to participate. 

 

Tween Food Fun

Wednesday, December 13 at 3:30 PM
Attendee must be between 5th through 8th grade.
Registration

Who says you can’t play with your food? Have fun crafting with marshmallows and see who can build the best themed creation.

 

Teen Advisory Board

Friday, December 15 at 3:30 PM
For teens in grades 6-12
No registration required but must have volunteer application to get credit for the community service hours.

Need service hours or just want to make the library more fun for teens? The Teen Advisory Board is a place share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to make the library a destination for teens.

 

Teen Community Service Opportunity

Wednesday, December 20 at 5:00 PM
For teens in grades 6-12
Register

For Middle School to High School aged students! Need service hours or just want to help out in the community? You can make cat and dog blankets, toys and feral cat houses for two local animal rescue groups – the Macomb County Animal Shelter and the Michigan Humane Society – at the library and get credit for volunteering for those organizations. Registration and volunteer application is required to participate. 

 

Chess at the Library

Saturday, January 6 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, February 3 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, March 3 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, April 7 at 10:00 AM

Everyone welcome!
No registration required.

Love to play Chess and looking for a place to play or new people to challenge? One Saturday a month, we will have Chess sets out in the Michigan History Room for you to use. Bring a friend or meet a new opponent here! You may also bring your own set if you like. Please note: the Library will not be offering Chess tutorials at these events, however we will have written instructions available for new players.

 

Ming’s Hands-On Cooking: Sushi

Wednesday, January 10 at 6:00 PM
For teens and adults only.
Register

Teens and Adults can join us for a hands-on cooking program where you’ll learn to to make your own sushi roll.

 

Teen Advisory Board

Friday, January 12 at 3:30 PM
For teens in grades 6-12
Registration required. Must have volunteer application to get credit for the community service hours.

Need service hours or just want to make the library more fun for teens? The Teen Advisory Board is a place share ideas about activities, materials, and changes to make the library a destination for teens.

 

Plarn Making Drop-In Community Service

Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
For adults, teens, and tweens.
Community service credit available for students just bring your forms. No registration required.

Wednesday, January 17 in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the library will host a day of community service to benefit the local organization, “Macomb Feeding the Need.” Dr. King once said, “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” Drop in any time between 10am and 7pm for as little or as long as you can to help make “plarn” (plastic yarn) from grocery bags that the organization uses to make sleeping mats for the homeless. No experience necessary.

 

Teen Library Lab: Learn to use Tutor.com

Wednesday, January 17 at 3:30 PM
For teens in 6th through 12th grade.
Register

Teens looking for help with Microsoft Word, tutor.com, researching help, and OverDrive, can join us for an hour-long computer session. Each lab will focus on a tutorial of a specific topic, but there will be time after for teens to stay and ask questions that we can try to help with.

 

Teen Community Service Opportunity

Wednesday, January 24 at 3:30 PM
For teens in grades 6-12
Register

For Middle School to High School aged students! Need service hours or just want to help out in the community? You can make cat and dog blankets, toys and feral cat houses for two local animal rescue groups – the Macomb County Animal Shelter and the Michigan Humane Society – at the library and get credit for volunteering for those organizations. Registration and volunteer application is required to participate.