Teens can channel their inner Sid the Mean Kid or Doctor Frankenstein to create new, custom monster toys using donated toys and craft materials!

Dates & Locations:

Brooklyn Branch: August 3, 3 PM

Springport Branch: August 9, 2 PM

Parma Branch: August 15, 2 PM

Concord Branch: August 15, Open Hours*

Hanover Branch: August 15, Open Hours*

Carnegie Library: August 17, 2 PM


All materials will be provided. This event is open to ages 9+, however participants must be able to use crafting supplies (hot glue, scissors, etc.) without assistance.

*Stop by to create your own take-and-make kit from the Beast Buffet, while supplies last.


Zombie Survival

The Zombie Apocalypse has happened! Get prepared for a disaster in a Choose Your Own Adventure game. At the end of the game each participant will end up with a bag and some supplies to start their own Emergency/Disaster Go Bag.

Space is limited and registration is required. This program is intended for teens and tweens.

Spring Break Lock-In

Kick off Spring Break with a Lock-In at the Spring Arbor Library on March 25, 6-10 PM! Enjoy Switch/PS4 gaming, crafts, board games and food!
This program is open to kids ages 8+. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, call 517-750-2030.

JDL Book Boxes Sign-Up

This free subscription-like service will provide your children, aged 10-18, with a selection of materials based on your preferred options!

These materials will be yours to keep, so you don’t need to worry about returning them to the library.


Due to the amount of interest in this program, registration will open once per month for the next month’s subscription box. You must sign up every month to receive a box the following month.

We have a limited number of boxes available, so sign up soon! Registration for February boxes will run January 11-17 and may close early if all slots are filled.


Please note, boxes are sent out approximately 6 weeks after sign-up. In addition, current delays in the postal service may mean that boxes take longer to arrive. For questions, contact the Youth Services Department at