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Youth & Teen Events


TEEN Edible Stress Ball
Make a stress ball to have on hand when homework gets tough. Measure out your ingredients, mix them together and shape into a ball. Write the recipe on a recipe card to take home with you so you can make another one for finals week.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm in the Teen Lounge

Please register here:



TEEN Book Spotlight: The Sun is Also a Star

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon movie is coming to theaters May 17. Watch a book trailer and find out what books are similar before you see the movie. Each participant will leave with a free book!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm at Coeling Computer Center (Computer Lab)

Please register here:






Tavi’s Tuesdays: Read to a Therapy Dog

Sign up for a time slot to read to Tavi, a real therapy dog who is making a special visit to the library just to hear you read a story.

Ages: K-5th Grades

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 • Tuesday, April 16, 2019 • Tuesday, May 14, 2019

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in the Youth Activity Center

Please register here: and we will call you with your special reading time slot!

** PLEASE NOTE: Original date of Tuesday, April 9th has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 16th.


Afterschool Chapter Choppers Club: Spring Into Space

Join our club! Ride the bus to the library on Mondays, check in, have a snack, listen to a story, create a craft.Each week we will have fun reading and discovering inventions that led to humans getting into outer space. Need not be present each week to sign up. Please call 231-237-7350 or email for absences.

Monday April 8- May 20th, 2019
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm at Youth Activity Center

Make A Book, Be An Author!

Join author, Heather Shumaker, in this creative writing workshop to find out what makes us all love a good book. Explore types of plots, characters and storytelling styles, then dive into writing your own story. Heather is the author of The Griffins of Castle Cary. A mystery adventure book published by Simon & Schuster, a middle grade book for ages 8-12 years.
This workshop will fill fast after Heather visits Charlevoix Elementary School on Friday April 12th!Register by clicking the calendar link.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm in the Youth Activity Center

Please register here:


Creative Kids Day

Join us in the Youth Department for a fun morning of art Projects, face Painting, healthy Snacks, movement & music, and story time with Ms. Laura.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
10:00 am – 11:30 am in the Youth Department

Drop in program for ages Birth-5 years, no registration needed.