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Saturday, June 29 > 12 – 3 pm (Registration begins Wednesday, May 1)
Learn how to make galaxy shirts that’ll make anyone who sees you starry-eyed! Use one of our shirts or bring your own (must be black, dark blue, or dark purple!). All supplies provided. Registration required, space is limited!
Wednesday, July 10 > 3:30 – 4:30 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Get up close and personal with exotic animals from around the world with Science Alive. Choose either the TWEEN or TEEN (those entering 6th grade up through Spring ’19 grads) session. Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. Registration required. www.sciencealiveanimals.com
Teen Interactive Star Wars Movie Night
Monday, July 15 > 5:30 – 8 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Come to the Dark Side–we have movies! Join us for an interactive screening of the first Star Wars movie ever released; Star Wars IV: A New Hope. Many Bothans died to bring you these interactive scripts, so trust in the Force and prepare yourself for an out-of-this-world experience! Registration required; all supplies provided by the library. Space is limited!
Saturday, July 20 > 11 am – 3 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Are you ready to smash your way to victory? Join us for our summer Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament! Feel free to bring your own Joy Cons (or other controllers compatible with the Nintendo Switch console). Top placers (and raffle winners) will receive GameStop giftcards! COMPETITORS MUST CHECK IN BY 11:30 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TOURNAMENT! Free play and check-in begin at 11:00. Registration required–space is limited!
Saturday, July 27 > 2 – 3 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Join the staff from Phoenix Freerunning Academy as they instruct us on all aspects of movement, specializing in parkour and freerunning. Phoenix Freerunning Academy is the only gym designed specifically for parkour and freerunning in the entire state! It is their goal to help educate, promote and unify the parkour and freerunning communities of Michigan and to teach everyone how to practice the growing sport of parkour in a fun and safe manner. Registration required! Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. Please be sure to sign up for the correct TEEN or TWEEN session!
Wednesday, July 31 > 3 – 4 pm (Registration begins June 1)
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. Registration required! Due to space limitations summer library activities cannot accommodate special groups. Please be sure to sign up for the correct TEEN or TWEEN session!
Monday, August 5 > 6:30 – 8 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Want to make an awesome bag or pouch from an old hardback book? Learn how at the library! Use it for school supplies, as a purse, or however you want! Registration required. All supplies provided, space is limited.
Friday, August 9 > 12 – 2 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Tie-dye T-shirts, enjoy some snacks, and maybe even win prizes at our Teen Summer Reading Program finale party! Register with your size to reserve a library-provided shirt (limited quantity) or bring your own to tie-dye! At the end of the party, we’ll be holding the Teen Summer Reading Program Grand Prize drawing and announcing the winners! WEAR OLD CLOTHES – TIE-DYE DOES NOT WASH OUT! Registration required, supplies are limited!
Saturday, August 24 > 12 – 2 pm (Registration begins June 1)
Looking to add a bit of magic to the coming school year? Join us to transfigure a normal notebook into a Monster Book of Monsters, conjure up golden snitch slime, and make a wand pencil that Ollivander himself would find enchanting! Space is limited, all supplies provided.