RHPL Teen Events

Ages 13-18 are welcome at any of our teen events. For more information, call Allison @ 248-650-7135 or use this online form to email me.

It's Summer Reading time!

Starting June 9th, sign up online for our Teen Summer Reading Challenge! Read through the setlist (four books) to earn prizes, an entry into the grand prize drawing for an Amazon gift card, and your ticket to our Finale party on Friday, August 10. Then keep reading and completing encore challenges for extra grand prize entries! Make sure to log books by August 10th. (Last day to collect prizes is August 17th!)

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB)

2nd Floor Conference Room - Wednesdays June 6, June 20, July 18, August 1, August 15, 5:30-6:30 pm

Have some ideas for the library? Share your opinions on teen programs, prizes, displays, and other library matters at these fun-filled meetings; all while eating pizza and making friends. (These meetings can be used for volunteer hours!) Please note we are NOT MEETING JULY 4TH - the library will be closed.

GAME Night

2nd Floor Conference Room - 1st Four Wednesdays of the month, 7-8:45 pm

(Formerly known as Geek Club - GAME stands for Gaming, Anime, Movies, Etc.) A casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy graphic novels, manga, anime, videogames, RPGs, etc. Snacks included. Welcome one and all! If there are 5 Wednesdays in a month, we do not meet on the 5th Wednesday. Please note we are NOT MEETING JULY 4TH - the library will be closed.

THE FABULOUS VOCABULOUS LEAGUE: TEEN WRITER'S WORKSHOP

2nd Floor Conference Room - Saturdays June 16, July 21, August 18, 2:30-4:30 pm

Interested in writing fiction or poetry? Come to this afternoon session and meet other teen writers, share your own work, learn tips and pointers, and enjoy snacks.

Bad Movie Afternoon: From Justin to Kelly

Multipurpose Room - Friday, June 22, 3-5pm

Come eat popcorn, laugh, and groan as we watch this 2003 musical which the New York Daily News called "More than awful, more than dreadful, and easily the worst beach movie ever made." No registration required.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Multipurpose Room - Saturday, July 28, 2-4:30pm

Be here no later than 2:15 to join our Super Smash Bros. (Wii U) tournament. We have GameCube controllers as well as Wii-motes; you may also bring your own 3DS. 1st and 2nd place get prizes. Regular drop-in freeplay before and after the tournament as time allows. No registration required.

Teen Pokémon Club

Second Floor Conference Room - Saturdays July 14 and August 11, 2:30-4:30pm

A casual gathering for teens to meet, compete, and enjoy Pokémon together.

Kindness Rocks!

Second Floor Conference Room - Thursday, July 26, 2-5pm

Support The Kindness Rocks Project by painting rocks with inspirational words and art, then hide them in public places for others to find. If you find a rock, take a picture and tag it #TheKindnessRocksProject! All supplies provided, please register online starting June 28.

Rockin' Video Game Day

Multipurpose Room - Monday, July 9, 2-4pm

Itching to rock out? Feeling the need to wail on a guitar? Come play Guitar Hero and Rock Band! Bring your friends and we will see who the biggest rock star is! No registration required.

Just Beadcause

Second Floor Conference Room - Wednesday, August 29 - 6:30-8:45 pm 

We have a lot of beads; you have a lot of creativity. Come make something (Bracelet? Necklace? Lanyard?) out of them to keep or give as a gift. All supplies provided. No registration required.