T(w)een Crafternoon: Cocoa Mix Masters
Thursday December 13th @ 3:00 PMLet's celebrate National Hot Cocoa Day! Teens and Tweens can mix their own signature blend of hot cocoa from an assortment of different ingredients. Give it as a gift of keep it for yourself! Chocolaty bliss is waiting, sign up today to reserve your spot by stopping in or calling 810 724-8043!
Apprenticeships in Michigan
Wednesday December 19th @ 5:00 PMDo you like to work with your hands? Do you think that a traditional college is not for you? Would you be interested in a well-paying job that doesn't require a degree? If you answered yes to any of these questions, perhaps a skilled trade is the path for you!
For the second time Ann Konarski of LCAN, the Lapeer College Access Network, will be speaking at the library, sharing tips, tricks, and instructions for getting started in journey work and licensing for such fields as masonry, welding, outside line work, plumbing, millwork and more.
Everyone from teens leaving high school to adults looking to reinvent themselves is welcome to sit in on this informative talk.
Library Shelfie Day
Wednesday January 23rd 10:00 AM - 8:00 PMYou've heard of "selfies" but what about "shelfies"? A shelfie is a picture taken with a book, of books, or at a library. On Library Shelfie Day we encourage everyone to snap away and then post your pictures to our Facebook page, or use the #LibraryShelfieDay on another form of social media. We can't wait to see them!
T(w)een Crafternoon: No-Sew Fleece Heart Pillows
Wednesday January 13th @ 3:00 PMCan't sew? No problem! You don't need to be able to sew to make these heart shaped fleece pillows, just in time for Valentine's Day. All supplies are provided, all you need to bring is yourself; sign up today by stopping in or calling 810 724-8043.
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