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Tween Special Events

Awesome free activities just for kids ages 9—12 to attend independently. Click here for even more special events for all ages.

NOTE: When you register online, you will receive an email asking you if you wish to receive the email to confirm your registration. You must respond to the request email within 24 hours. This must be done only ONCE. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please notify the library if you need to cancel registration. Many events have waiting lists. Thank you!

Learn the Art of Henna Design

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 > 4:30 pm—6:30 pm
Online registration begins: January 2  (Limit 30)
Learn the beautiful art of Henna design!  Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Limit of 30 attendees. Registration begins January 2. Due to space limitations this activity cannot accommodate special groups.

Make Yummy Snackapillars & Snackasnails

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 > 4:30 pm—5:30 pm
Online registration begins: February 1  (Limit 30)
Make yummy Snackapillars and Snackasnails from peanut butter, cream cheese, veggies and fruit! Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Limit of 30 attendees. Registration begins February 1. Due to space limitations this activity cannot accommodate special groups. For information about this craft and more creative ideas, visit www.womansday.com

Draw ROBOTS vs. MONSTERS with Cartoonist Jerzy Drozd

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 > 4:30 pm—6:00 pm
Online registration begins: March 1 (Limit 30)

Draw an army of robots, an army of monsters, and send them off to battle for world supremacy! In this hands-on workshop, cartoonist  Jerzy Drozd will instruct you on how to draw these characters and create our own comic book, where you decide who will win the battle!  Tweens ages 9 – 12. Limit of 30 attendees. Registration begins March 1. Due to space limitations this activity cannot accommodate special groups. www.jdrozd.com

Get Crafty with Craftapalooza Blowout!

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 > 4:30 pm—5:30 pm
Online registration begins: April 1 (Limit 30)
Get creative with a variety of craft supplies during this blowout craft hour! Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Limit of 30 attendees. Registration begins April 1.  Due to space limitations this activity cannot accommodate special groups.

Paint a Canvas with The Bee’s Knees Pottery Studio

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 > 4:30 pm— 6:00 pm
Online registration begins: May 1 (Limit 30)
Back by popular demand! Make your own art by painting a canvas in this creative program hosted by local The Bee’s Knees Pottery Studio. Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Limit of 30 attendees. Registration begins May 1.  Due to space limitations this activity cannot accommodate special groups. Thebeeskneespottery.com

Play Minute-To-Win-It @ The Library

Wednesday, June 19 > 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Online registration begins: June 1 (Limit 30 attendees)

Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Compete for prizes in a series of super fun 60-second challenges. Online registration required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Create greeting cards as unique as you!

Wednesday, June 26 > 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Online registration begins: June 1 (Limit 30 attendees)
Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Design your own unique handmade greeting cards. Online registration required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.

Meet exciting live animals with Science Alive

Wednesday, July 10 > 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Online registration begins: July 1 (Limit 30 attendees)
Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Get up close and personal with exotic animals from around the world with Science Alive. Online registration required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. www.sciencealiveanimals.com

Get Slimed!

Wednesday, July 17 > 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Online registration begins: July 1 (Limit 30 attendees)
Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. It’s slime party time! Learn to make super gooey fun slime and enter your concoction in a contest to win for the best slime. Online registration required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.  For details about this craft visit www.sweetpaulmag.com

Have STEM fun with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum’s Boomerangs Flying With Style Workshop

Wednesday, July 24 > 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Online registration begins: July 1 (Limit 30 attendees)
Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Learn all about flying in this aerodynamic workshop! Tweens will make a variety of airborne toys and explore the physics of flight. Online registration required. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. www.aahom.org

Play NERF Mobile Games

Wednesday, July 31 > 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Registration begins: July 1 (Limit 30 attendees)
Just for Tweens ages 9 – 12. Are you NERF enough? Have a blast with your friends during NERF Mobile Games hosted by Michigan’s family funnyman, Joel Tacey. We provide all NERF equipment including blasters, darts, team vests, and safety goggles. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups.  www.bigcomedy.com

Registration Information

  • Tween programs are exclusively for kids ages 9-12. Registration is required for all Tween events.
  • Due to space limitations Tween activities cannot accommodate special groups.
  • Sign up per registration dates either online or by calling (248) 349-3020