Teen Programs

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Ongoing Programs

TEEN SPACE

The teen space is offered to students in grades 7-12, Monday- Friday from 2-5pm in the West meeting room. Teen space is not in session during school breaks or summer.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD

Join the TAB as we create and plan programs for teens at the Library.

Date Day Time Grades
May 15 Fri 3:30-4:30pm 9-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No registration
Location: East Meeting Room (*Mar 20 meeting in Youth Activity Room)

Teen Advisory Board
Teen Advisory Board

 

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Get together and talk about the books that we as a club select with new friends. Snacks will be provided.

Date Day Time Grades
Jun 6 Sat 1-2:30pm 9-12
Jul 11 Sat 1-2:30pm 9-12
Aug 1 Sat 1-2:30pm 9-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No registration
Location: Second Floor Meeting Room

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Want to get some great leadership experience and help out the Novi Library at the same time? We are looking for two high school students to intern at the Library for the summer!  Internship Application and Information

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Interested in volunteering? The Library is looking for students going into grades 7-12 to assist with the 2015 Summer Reading Program. A work permit is also required and is only available in the Library. Return all paperwork to the First Floor Information Desk.  Teen Volunteer Application - Summer 2015

ANNUAL TEEN WRITING CONTEST

Congratulations to the Teen Writing Contest Winners! 1st place- Alina Haque; 2nd Place- Zi Huang; 3rd Place- Kathleen Day. Thank you to all the participants!

 

TEEN INVESTING

A representative from Community Financial will share some strategies about teen investing.

Date Day Time Grade
May 15 Fri 4:30-5:30pm 7-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

TEEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in volunteering? The Youth & Teen Services Department are looking for students going into grades 7-12 to assist with the Summer Reading Program. Volunteers are asked to work two-hour shifts once a week for at least four weeks of the program (Jun 15-Aug 1). Volunteers should be able to work with computers and be friendly, outgoing, and enjoy working with people of all ages. Applications and work permits will be available online and in the Library beginning May 1.

 

SUMMER READING PROGRAM TEEN VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

This is a required orientation meeting for teens who have already submitted applications to be volunteers for the Summer Reading Program. (You may attend either meeting.)

Date Day Time Grade
Jun 1 Mon 4:30-5:30pm 7-12
Jun 2 Tue 4:30-5:30pm 7-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Applications must be received – available May 1
Location: East Meeting Room

 

UNMASK A GREAT READ - TWEEN SUMMER READING GAME

Click here for more information on the Tween Summer Reading Program.

 

ESCAPE THE ORDINARY-TEEN SUMMER READING

Click here for more information on the Teen Summer Reading Program.

 

2ND ANNUAL TEEN STOP ART EXHIBIT PREMIER

Please join us for the second annual exhibit of Novi student artwork in the Teen Stop. We will meet in the East Meeting Room for a few words and light refreshments, followed by the premier of the exhibit in the Teen Stop.

Date Day Time Age
Jun 13 Sat 11am-12pm All
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Location: East Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

TIE DYE DAY!

It’s our annual Tie-Dye celebration to kick off Summer Reading! Bring a pre-washed, 100% cotton T-shirt for our annual tie dye bash.

Date Day Time Grade
Jun 17 Wed 3-4:30pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jun 3
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

RING OF STEEL – STUNTS AND STAGE COMBAT

Learn from the stunt masters some of the tricks of your favorite heroes. Please note: stage weapons will be on display.

Date Day Time Grade
Jun 23 Tue 6-8pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Whole Meeting Room

 

SUMMER MOVIE FUN – SUPERHERO STYLE

Join us for a screening of a popular superhero movie. Snacks will be provided.

Date Day Time Grade
Jul 1 Wed 2:30-5pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jun 17
Location: West Side Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

MYTHOLOGICAL HEROES EPIC QUEST

Are you a fan of ancient Myths? If so join us for a Mythological Heroes party where we will test our skill and finish a quest fit for a hero.

Date Day Time Grade
Jul 9 Thu 1-2pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jun 25
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

T-SHIRT DESIGN REMIX

Re-purpose that old t-shirt. Bring an old shirt and we will help you re-design it into something cool.

Date Day Time Grade
Jul 15 Wed 3-4pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jul 1
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT – HOWELL NATURE CENTER

Meet the animals that are out and about when you are asleep. Our friends at Howell Nature Center will introduce you to these remarkable creatures.

Date Day Time Grade
Jul 22 Wed 7-8pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Whole Meeting Room

 

CUPCAKE WARZ

Come ready to battle your friends with your awesome cupcake design skills.

Date Day Time Grade
Jul 29 Wed 3-4pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Jul 15
Location: Whole Meeting Room
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled

 

SUMMER READING FINALE: PARADISE PARK!

Finish the Summer Reading Game and get an exclusive invitation to a fun time at Paradise Park. Thanks to our friends at Paradise Park you can enjoy free games, laser tag, and food.

Date Day Time Grade
Aug 4 Tue 5-7pm 5-12
 
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: When Summer Reading goal is completed (after June 16)
Location: Paradise Park, 45799 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48374
Registration Ends: When Program is Filled