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Teen Programs and Events

Who:   'Tweens and Teens entering 5th-12th grades

What:  Fun Summer Events just for YOU!

Where: Morton Township Library Community Room

When:  Thursdays @ 1:30 PM   June 21 - July 26, 2018

Enjoy special presentations, workshops, and events, earn prizes for time spent reading, and enter to win several grand prizes.  Bring a friend to join the fun!

Thank you to the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Minigrant Program, administered by Lowell Arts, and to the Friends of the Morton Township Library for supporting these programs. 


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Schedule of Events

The Science of Music

Thursday, June 21 1:30 p.m.
Join us for an exciting kick-off to the summer reading program with the entertainers from Cirque Amongus.  Learn some amazing circus skills in this highly interactive and fun-filled environment.

Reading Rocks Art and Tie Dye Workshop

Thursday, June 28 1:30 p.m.
Explore the amazing world of robotics with miniature robots called Ozobots.  Enjoy this simple, fun and engaging introduction to programming the robots.  Fun for everyone!

Stop Motion Animation Workshop

Thursday, July 5  1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Create a stop-motion, group animated video starring you!  Pixilation is a live action, experimental form of stop-motion animation where the people are the puppets.  All participants will receive a DVD of the completed project.

Library Escape Room

Thursday, July 12  1:30 p.m.
Bring your friends for this fun afternoon of construction and engineering related challenges, activities and games.

Wizard School Workshop with Magician Chris Linn

Thursday, July 19 1:30 p.m.

Learn about the art and history of Henna in Indian culture and create your own temporary Henna tattoo with artist Anshu Varma.  Safe, clean and creative fun!

After Hours Party

Thursday, July 26  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
After the library closes the teens take over!  There will be food, board games, video games, crafts, a movie and more!  Teens attending the party must be registered summer reading participants who have attended at least two of the Thursday programs.  Pre-registration for the party and a parental permission slip is required. 

Location and Hours

Morton Township Library
110 South James Street, Mecosta, MI 49332

Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Closed Sunday and Monday

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