Teens

Teen Services


Happy Summer!

Summer Reading Week One Craft Project: Bath Bombs!

Pick up your craft kit curbside by contacting the library at 231-932-8500. Below you will find the instructions for this week’s craft. Previous crafts are: Bath Bombs, Dragon Pillow, Fairy Garden Seed Bomb, Dragon Egg

If you love making videos there’s a Teen Video Challenge on! Scroll to the bottom of the page for details.


Our Racial & Social Equity page has some great information and targeted book suggestions. For further reading, try some #ownvoices books from this list we compiled from multiple sources. Time to get find yourself in a good book.

Online Togetherness

The goal is to stay connected while practicing social distancing to keep our families and the community safe. If you need research or homework assistance or please contact a teen Librarian. Teen Services email is teens@tadl.org. This email will be monitored twice daily so please wait patiently for a response.


TADL Teen Discord Server

Sign in anytime to catch up with your friends. Use the text chat or click onto LibraryTeens to use the voice feature.

How to Join a Discord Server:
  1. To join a server you must have its invite URL. https://discord.gg/CykYVZ2
  2. Sign in into your Discord account or create an account.
  3. Click on the “+” icon in the left column.
  4. Click on “Join a Server”.
  5. Enter in the invite URL or paste the invite URL using Ctrl + V or Cmd + V.
  6. After pasting the invite URL click on Join.
Things For You To Do

Link to teen video challenge

Do you have a passion for reading or libraries? Do you want to share your video or performative skills with teens across the country? The Teen Video Challenge is for you! Five winners will be chosen and will receive: a $200 cash prize, and $50 worth of summer reading materials for their library!

The Teen Video Challenge is an annual video contest and is open to all teens. The challenge is for teens to create a public services announcement-type video that shows their unique interpretation of the 2020 CSLP slogan “Imagine Your Story”. Videos are to be no longer than 60 seconds and should promote libraries and reading.

Videos will be accepted June 1 through August 7, 2020

Kittens for Relaxation

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