Teens

GRPL Teens Discord

GRPL’s private Discord server is a virtual library space designed for teens aged 13 – 19. Discord is a great way to stay in touch with your friends and librarians, participate in virtual clubs and events, and talk about anime, manga, books, video games, art, movies and more! 

To join GRPL’s private Discord server, you need to submit an application. Learn more.

Books by the Stack for Teens

Build 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).

Creator Labs

Thursdays, October 20, November 17, December 15, 2022, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Main Library – 111 Library St NE

Tweens and teens are invited to learn how to use GRPL’s NEW maker equipment to create something cool to take home. Each month, we’ll explore a different art and design creation. For kids and teens ages 11-19. 

October 20: 3D Printed Keychains
November 17: Green Screens & Photo Editing
December 15: Personalized Vinyl Stickers

GRPS Connect

Need 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!

Read on Your Screen

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

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 VolunTeen 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!

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Upcoming Events

Oct 20

Creator Labs

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Oct 24

Haunted Grand Rapids Tour for Teens

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm