Summer Reading Challenge for Teens

Teens ages 13-19 can get in the game this summer. Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge and for every 5 books you read, you can enter a raffle to win:

  • Beats by Dre Headphones
  • Kindle Fires
  • Celebration Cinema gift cards
  • GameStop gift cards
  • and more!

The more books you read, the more entries you can submit and the better chance you have of winning one of the bigger prizes. Grab a friend and check out one of the free teen events too.

Science of Aromatherapy

Thursday, July 7, 2016, 3:00 pm
Main Library – 111 Library St NE

Have you ever wondered about smells and how they can affect your moods? If so, you’ll love this science of aromatherapy workshop, featuring plant-based essential oils. Aromatherapy dates back to ancient times in relaxing the mind and body. Come experiment and make a skin care product to take home. For grades 6-12.

Guerilla Cosplay Workshop

Thursday, August 4, 2016, 3:00 pm
Main Library – 111 Library St NE

Want to make comics-based costumes inexpensively? Want to cosplay for a comic-con but aren’t sure how to make a costume? Attend this workshop and create an easy cosplay costume. Learn tips and tricks on creating a cosplay outfit. Bring some friends and create a costume together. There will be prizes and a fashion show. For grades 6-12.

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Screen Printing Party with WMCAT

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 3:00 pm
Main Library – 111 Library St NE

Come celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Challenge at our Screen Printing Party. Not only can you pick up your finisher t-shirt, you will have the opportunity to screen print your own notebook with the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT). Come meet the Ambrose Apprentices and use the WMCAT Mobile Maker to screen print a notebook. There will be other fun activities and snacks.