National Library Week - April 13 - 19

Teen

See what’s happening for teens at the Waterford Township Public Library.

Babysitter Training

Are you planning on babysitting this summer? Join us here at the library on Saturday, June 4th for a workshop!

The American Red Cross will be here to offer a training session for all babysitters ages 11-15. They will cover skills such as safety, basic child care, facilitating safe play, first aid and critical emergency action skills. The cost is $25 and includes a training manual and a first aid and safety kit. Teens will also need to bring a sack lunch.

The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Please call the Adult Reference Desk at (248) 618-7693 to register!

 

New Books for December

Here's a few of the recent teen books the library has recevied.
Check for them in the teen area or by clicking on the title link to place a hold.

 

Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead
(Vampire Academy, Book 6)

 

The Lying Game by Sara Shepard
(new series by the author of Pretty Little Liars)


Night Whispers by Erin Hunter
(Omen of the Stars, Book 3)  

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
(sequel to The Maze Runner) Read more

Pizza and Pages Book Club for Teens

                        

Are you a fan of the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins?
Join us for pizza and a great discussion of the book.

Wednesday, September 29th at 6 pm in the Main Library's community room.
Please call 248-618-7693 to register. See you there!


End of Teen Summer Reading

Thanks to all teens who participated in this year's Teen Summer Reading. We had a great turn out this year--54 teens took part!

Grand prize winners were Kylie S. and Brandon S.

See you next year!

 

Hiral with Henna


Interested in learning more about henna design?

Hiral Henna will be here on Tuesday, July 13th at 2:00 pm to talk to teens about henna design. Teens w
ill learn about the history, traditions and the current use of henna. Each participant will also leave with a small henna design done by Hiral. Class size limited to 15 teens, so register now!

The class will be held in the Main Library's community room. Register by calling the Adult Reference Desk at 248-618-7693.

Teen Summer Reading starts today!

Looking for something to do this summer? How about taking part in our Teen Summer Reading program? Stop by the Main or Branch library to pick up a bag of goodies and you're ready to begin!

  • The program runs from June 21st to August 9th. This packet contains a registration card, raffle tickets, information about our summer programs and booklists for reading ideas.
  • For every book you read, fill out a raffle ticket and place in the box in the Teen area. You may also fill out the forms and submit them online at:

http://waterford.lib.mi.us/content/teen-summer-reading-program-2010-form  Read more

Bree Tanner

If you don't want to wait for a copy of The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner,
Stephenie Meyer is offering her fans the chance to read the book online for free! 

The site will be live beginning June 7th until July 5th. Happy reading!

Babysitting Class for Teens

babysittingThe American Red Cross will be here on Saturday, June 19th to present a babysitting workshop for teens 11-15. The class will run from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm and will be held in the Main Library's Community room. Teens will also need to bring a sack lunch.

  • Cost is $25 which includes a training manual and babysitter first aid and safety kit.

Call the Adult Reference Desk at 248-618-7693 to sign up for this program!

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL.

 

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner

                              Bree Tanner                    

Place your request for the upcoming novella by Stephenie Meyer!

If you haven't heard, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner is the story of Bree Tanner, a character that first appeared in Eclipse. Check out more info on Stephenie's website

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner is out on June 5th!

New Moon on DVD

It's here! Place your hold now for New Moon on DVD.