National Oreo Day Taste-a-thon
Wednesday March 6th 2:00 - 7:00 PMDo you dunk them, twist them, or eat them whole? No matter how you devour them, join the fun and let's make our taste buds dance in joy! There will be a variety of Oreo flavors available, so once you've found your ideal cookie, cast your vote in our Oreo poll.
Book Button Station
April 7 - 13We had a novel idea for National Library Week this year: a literary themed button making station! Stop in any time during normal library hours, choose your favorite design, and a staff member will happily help you create a button to show your bookish side. Make is silly, make is serious, make it your own!
April 12thIt's Drop Everything and Read Day! (Yes, there's a national day for it!) Your library has comfy chairs and cozy nooks galore- not to mention hundreds of books just waiting for you. But wait, it gets better! To celebrate there will be a small treat and a hot beverage for any person wanting to Drop Everything and Read. Join the library staff as they celebrate one of their favorite days of the year!
Teen and Tween Crafternoon: Dragon Eggs
Thursday, April 18th 3:00 PM
"WHERE ARE MY DRAGONS?!"
HERE, AT THE LIBRARY!
HERE, AT THE LIBRARY!
Mothers and Fathers of Dragons, gather at the library where, using simple office supplies, we will create our own dragon eggs the likes of which have been unseen in the Seven Kingdoms for a thousand years! Supplies are free but limited, so reserve your spot today by dropping in or calling 810 724-8043.
Blender Bike Smoothies
Monday, April 22nd 1:00 - 6:00 PMThis year for Earth Day experience Blender Bikes, the tastiest bit of self-sustained energy that you're ever likely to encounter! Earth warriors young and old can use the equipment loaned to us by the United Dairy Industry of Michigan. We'll provide a few simple ingredients, you provide the pedal power, and after a few turns of the bicycle wheels, voila: a healthy, delicious smoothie powered by you!
D & D Nite for Teens and Adults
Thursday, May 2nd 5:00 PM
Wanted: brave souls to embark on a Dungeon Quest, no experience required!Those fearless few who choose to join will follow the careful guidance of our DM (Dungeon Master) as he skillfully leads us through character creation and then a simple, fast paced dungeon filled with obstacles, dangers, and adventures galore. Space is limited so reserve your spot today by stopping in or calling 810 724-8043.
Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 4thLook! Up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's Free Comic Book Day, back for it's 17th year, and better than ever! Comics are available on a first come, first serve basis so grab your cape, your utility belt, your lasso of truth, whatever super object you love best and get to the library!
Digital Media Zone for Teens
College Prep Center
MeL.org and Learning Express
Can't find a GED, SAT, or ACT book at the library? Go to Learning Express for practice tests and interactive tutorials.
for TeensClick the MeL logo for a ton of great stuff for teens! Homework help, life skills, and resources to help you prepare for college.
FAFSA informationhttp://studentaid.ed.gov/ Comprehensive, detailed information on federal student aid
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Free Application for Federal Student Aid site includes the application as well FAFSA4caster, an early eligibility estimator
http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/ National Student Loan Data System allows financial aid recipient to view his or her federal student loan and grant data
http://www.youtube.com/FederalStudentAid Federal Student Aid YouTube channel