New Books:

Staff Recommendations for Teens

Upcoming Programs:

Thursday September 28th- Banned Book Week Escape Room 6-8 pm

Please sign up at the front desk

Saturday October 14th-Pumpkin Decorating Contest 10am-2 pm

Drop in anytime to decorate a pumpkin, decorations & pumpkins will be supplied. Pumpkins will be on display & open voting-winners announced October 28th before Fall Fun Fest. You can enter as an individual or team.

Friday October 20th- Grand Rapids Ghost Hunters 6:30-7:30 pm

Members of the Grand Rapids Ghost Hunters will be giving a presentation on their ghost hunting techniques and will be available to answer your questions on the paranormal.

Movie Nights:

Everything, Everything– Wednesday October 4th 6:00-8:00 pm

Book and a Movie comparison with snacks and crafts

The Princess Bride– Wednesday November 1st 6:00-8:00 pm

Movie quote along with activities throughout the movie.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children-Wednesday December 6th 6:00-8:00 pm

Book and a Movie Comparison with snacks and crafts

Ongoing Programs:

Makerspace- Every Monday from 2:00-7:00 PM

Join us upstairs at the gaming table for the makerspace. Different items will be made available each week for patron use including but not limited to colorful duct tape, origami paper, re purposing supplies, Legos, decoupage supplies and more.

Coding Club-

Come hang out at the library and practice your coding skills. Each meeting will have a fun coding challenge. Work as a team or on your own to develop your coding skills.

Some library laptops are available but if you have your own device (laptop, ipad or smartphone) feel free to bring it.

Each meeting takes place on the following Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 PM at the library:

September 20th

October 4th

October 18th

November 8th

December 6th

December 20th

Rabbit River Writers-

2nd Wednesday of each month 6:15-7:15 pm

The Rabbit River Writers Group is an adult writing group. Come and hone your skills and talk about writing. Be prepared to read your work. Ages 16+

College Information:

Free practice site for SAT preparation. Might be helpful since schools are now giving the SAT instead of the ACT

Need information on FAFSA?

Looking for colleges in Michigan? Go to the right place.

Book Reviews & Homework Help:

Check out this website for book suggestions reviewed by teens.

Looking for the not so ordinary book lists and reviews?  Checkout Reading Rants for teens.

The Michigan eLibrary has tons of free articles and databases teen students need. Full text articles, photos and homework help.  Check out the Teen Gateway now.