Register at the Teen Service Desk, by calling 248-628-3034, or online.
All programs are free!
Registration may be required.
Summer Reading 2022
Please note: Due to Covid-19, space for programs is very limited. Be sure to register for any programs that require it.
Parent-signed permission slip required to attend
Pizza & Snacks served
That 70s Lock-In
Friday June 24
Join us for a groovy time! Make Pet Rocks, tie-dye shirts with sharpies, create homemade lava lamps, learn macramé, and more. There will also be a contest for whoever has the most far-out 70s ensemble. Please bring your own shirt for sharpie tie dye.
Click here to download permissions slip.
NERF Games with Joel Tacey
Friday August 5
Back by popular demand! “Michigan’s Family Funnyman” Joel Tacey will return to OPL to host an exciting evening of NERF Games!
Click here to download permission slip.
Registration Required Programs
Juggling with Joel Tacey
Wednesday July 20
“Michigan’s Family Funnyman” Joel Tacey will be bringing his Juggling Workshop to OPL. Participants will be given a brief (and entertaining!) demo and then get to try juggling themselves!
Crafting with Miss Jennifer
Wednesdays June 8 & June 22
OPL’s very own Miss Jennifer will be rebooting her ever-popular Quilling and Junk Journal workshops. Please register for each event separately!
Quilling: June 8
Junk Journals: June 22
Tuesday, June 14
Come in and learn some cool new patterns to share with your BFF.
Sand Bottle Art
Monday June 20
Layer colored sand to create beautiful and unique sand bottle art!
Tuesday, June 28
Show off your trivia skills!
Decorate a Bird House
Monday July 18
Assemble your bird house and decorate it!
Board Game Night!
Tuesday, July 19
Try out a new board game or play an old favorite.
Sidewalk Chalk Art
Friday July 22 (rain date July 29)
Express yourself artistically AND make the front of the library look beautiful!
Tuesdays: June 21 & July 12
Win books and other great prizes.
Teen Drop-In Programs
No need to sign up; just show up!
Maker Cart Mondays
Mondays: June 20 & 27; July 11, 18 & 25
We’ll be rolling out our Maker Cart on Mondays, so stop in and get creative! We’ll have the supplies, but what you make is only limited by your imagination! There will be no program Monday July 4.
Take & Make Crafts
Saturdays in July: 9, 16, 23 & 30
Stop by Saturdays in July and pick up a craft kit to take home and make whenever. While supplies last. There will be no craft Saturday July 2.
July 9: Seashell Frames
July 16: Decorate a Mug
July 23: Wind Chime Suncatcher
July 30: Beachy Jewelry
Color A Picture
All Summer Long
Stop in and color a picture for our wall!
Check out some of our reading lists!
Teen Book ReviewsYou know that book you just finished? You may have totally loved it. Or, you may have absolutely hated it. Now's your chance to recommend it to the world - or warn others to stay far away!
Stop by the Teen Desk and pick up a Teen Book review form, or find one on the displays in the Teen area. We post the best reviews on our Teen Blog.
We want you to tell us what you want from your Teen Department!
Bring us your suggestions for books, movies, and music we should have. Tell us what programs you would like to attend. If you want to help plan behind the scenes, join TAB and get involved! This is your chance to make a difference in your library.
Call the Teen Desk 248-628-3034 to find out more.