Teen Programs

Check out all the events just for teens going on at all our library locations!

Teen Council and VolunTeens

Have fun behind the scenes at the Library whether you’re earning your required volunteer hours or looking for something to do! Space is limited. Click here to access the TSU Handbook and find out more on what it means to be part of our Teen Council or a GRPL VolunTeen. Download an application and apply today!

[Tech]Knowledgey Thursdays

Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 can stop by the Main Library on the third Thursday of each month to create awesome robots and try out tech trends! [Tech]Knowledgey Thursdays explore the world of robotics using Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 base set and software. Bring a friend, grab a kit, and build an army of robots. Want to get even more creative? Explore STEAM with different experiments and activities each month! Ride to Read passes are available to participants.

GRPS ConnectNeed Homework Help? Look no further than our virtual library! Access scholarly resources 24/7 including college prep tests, ESL learning materials, and science fair help with your digital library card. Not a Grand Rapids Public School Student? You can just use your GRPL Library card and access all of our resources!

BooksByTheStack-185wBuild your own book club kit with Teen Books by the Stack. You can check out as many books as you need and download discussion questions. Copies can be checked out for 6 weeks (plus one 3-week renewal).

Read on Your Screen!

Download and enjoy thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and magazines from OverDrive, Hoopla, OneClickdigital, and Zinio. You can also stream movies and music from Hoopla and Kanopy!

Ride to Read

Find out how to get bus passes to and from the library. Read about how the program works so you can get your free ride to the library today.

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