Teens

Mindstorm Saturdays

Learn about different applications of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities, discussions, and career exploration. Each month, a different topic will be explored. Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. Great for curious kids in grades 6 – 8, but other kids are welcome to attend as well.

After the Bell on Thursdays

Your chance to hang and do something at Seymour Branch when school is out—a craft, activity, or movie. Each month will be something different. For grades 6-12. Ride to Read passes will be available.

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!

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).

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!

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!

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Upcoming Events

Thu 20

After the Bell on Thursday

December 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Jan 02

Winter Poetry Workshop

January 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jan 17

After the Bell on Thursday

January 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Feb 12

Hustle/Step Soul Line Dance Party

February 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Feb 16

GRPL Anime Club

February 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm