Happy Hobbit Day

September 22

Bilbo Baggins wants you to embark on a special adventure by grabbing a Happy Hobbit Day celebration kit! Kits are available for youth ages 13 to 18, while supplies last.

Lord of the Rings gold ring with inscription

Mini Banned Books Keychain

September 27-October 2

During the week of September 27, teens are invited to help spread Banned Book awareness by picking up a Banned Book keychain kit. 

Red "do not" circle with slash through it

Halloween Dream Catcher Kit (Registration Required)

October 25-30

Have a spook-tacular time when you pick up a Halloween themed dream catcher craft!

Registration for this teen craft kit begins the week of October 12, and craft kits will be available to pick up anytime during normal open hours the week of October 25.

Dream catchers on clothes line

Beat the Stress Kit

November 1-6

To recognize National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday, November 3, youth ages 10 to 18 are invited to pick up a “beat the stress” kit containing stress relief activities and crafts.

Street sign that reads "stress relief this way"

Mini Zen Garden

November 15-20

Learning new ways to relax and stay calm is so important, especially as a teenager. Stop by to pick up a mini Zen garden kit, and exhale slowly!

Dark sand with lines drawn in it, yin-yang circle in middle of sand

Digital Media Zone for Teens

Logo/image for Overdrive for teens, a digital service.

College Prep Center

MeL.org and Learning Express

Logo for the Learning Express Library, a database with the Michigan Electronic Library database collective, or MEL.
Can't find a GED, SAT, or ACT book at the library? Go to Learning Express for practice tests and interactive tutorials.

Michigan eLibrary

for Teens

Click the MeL logo for a ton of great stuff for teens! Homework help, life skills, and resources to help you prepare for college.

Logo for MEL the Michigan Electronic Library.

FAFSA information

http://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