Teen Summer Reading Club
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.
Drop-In Hedgehog Book Craft
Tuesday, August 14 @ 2:00 PM
No registration required
This folded book hedgehog is the perfect pet. He prefers reading to eating, and makes no mess. This hedgehog can’t wait to come home to your bookshelf. Join us in creating your very own hedgehog using a paperback book. Drop in anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 PM.
Teen Community Service Opportunity
Wednesday, August 15 @ 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 26 @ 3:30 PM
Wednesday, October 17 @ 5:00 PM
Wednesday, November 14 @ 3:30 PM
Wednesday, December 19 @ 5:00 PM
For teens in grades 6-12
Call the library at 586-445-5407 to 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.
Ice Cream Social – Summer Reading Finale!
Friday, August 17 @ 1:00 PM
For those without an invitation, an ice cream sundae can be purchased for a nominal donation.
An invitation to this ice cream social will be awarded to those children and teens who have completed their summer reading club challenge.
Chess Nuts: Drop-in Chess Play!
Saturday, September 8, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 6, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday, November 3, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 1, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Love to play Chess and looking for a place to play or new people to challenge? One day 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.
Family Craft: Perler Beads
Monday, September 17 @ 6:00 PM
This craft is for all ages, but children under the age of 5 will need an adult helper.
Registration is required and begins August 27.
Perler beads are beads that are melted together once they’ve been placed together on a pegboard. We will provide all supplies including beads, pegboards and patterns.
Teen Talk Like a Pirate
Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:00 PM
For tweens and teens in 4th through 8th grade
Registration is required beginning August 29.
Ahoy there matey, join us in celebrating International Talk Like A Pirate Day! We’ll have lots of fun with pirate themed crafts, games, and more.
Teen Halloween Party
Wednesday, October 24 @ 6:00 PM
For teens in 6th through 12th grade.
Registration is required and begins October 3.
Are you brave enough to enter the haunted library? Welcome to a night filled with spooky fun. Between the haunted house, donuts and cider, and the movie Nightmare Before Christmas you’re sure to have a good time.
STEM Saturday – Robot Coding Fun!
Class 1: Saturday, November 10 @ 2:00 PM
Class 2: Saturday, November 17 @ 2:00 PM
Class 3: Saturday, December 1 @ 2:00 PM
For tweens and teens in 4th through 8th grade.
To get the most out of this program, we recommend tweens and teens attend all three classes.
Registration is required and begins October 20.
Students will bring coding to life in this fun three class program using the robots Dash and Dot.
Class 1: Students will be introduced to the robots and become familiar with the apps that the robots use.
Class 2: Students will expand their knowledge of coding and use logical thinking by designing and coding a path for the robots to take follow.
Class 3: Students will use their knowledge gained from the previous classes to code and play robot games such as bowling, soccer, and basketball.
Battle of the Snacks
Wednesday, December 12 @ 3:30 PM
For teens in 6th through 12th grade.
Registration is required and begins November 21.
Think you know your snacks? Test your knowledge of chip flavors, compete in the candy sculpture contest, and debate the best type of snacks with others who love to snack in this fun program.