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Back 2 School Game Night!!!

teengamenightsummerTeens and Tweens!

Join us on Thursday, September 15th in the new teen area at the Petoskey District Library for a night of gaming fun!  We will have a variety of games, including Monopoly, Settlers of Cataan, Forbidden Island, Doctor Who Yahtzee, Superfight, and much more!!!

The fun begins at 5:00pm, and, as always, SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED!!!

For more information, contact Nisa Kesseler at 758-3148, or email

Chess Gang

Robert Bemben & Robin Ray will, again, mentor our chess club, the Chess Gang. The club is open to young people from ages 8 to 18.

Starting September 19, the Gang meets on Mondays from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room. This is a drop-in activity.

The emphasis will be on open chess play with some instruction, with older players assisting younger ones, depending upon their needs. Players of all skill levels are welcome and are encouraged to bring chess sets from home if they have them. Adults interested in assisting should call the library, 231-758-3112.

Teen Writers Group!

Teen Writers Group!

Petoskey Area Teen/Tween Writers!

Join us on Tuesdays for our Teen Writing Group, The Inklings!  The purpose of the group is to share writing and to offer constructive feedback to each other, helping everyone grow as writers.  The group is facilitated by Dominic Borowiak, creative writing instructor at NCMC.

As always, there will be snacks!

The next meeting is Tuesday, September 13 at 4:00 PM!!!

For more information, contact Nisa Kesseler at 758-3148, or email

Calling All Teens!

Calling All Teens!

Petoskey Area Teens!
Do you want to have a voice in teen library programming and materials!  Do you want to make a difference in your community!  Then join the Petoskey District Library’s Teen Advisory Board!  Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, with the next meeting on August 2nd at 5pm.  There will be pizza and pop provided!  If you are interested, call Nisa Kesseler at 231-758-3148 or email her at

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Teen Anime’ Club

Teen Anime’ Club

The Petoskey High School Anime’ Club will meet at the library every Friday afternoon from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Program Room.  The club will view and discuss anime’ programs and movies and do some activities. This is a “drop-in” program and there is no charge for this activity.

FREE Practice Driving Tests through the Petoskey District Library!

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  • Car practice tests.
  • Motorcycle practice tests.
  • Drivers Handbooks.
  • And, Michigan driver’s license FAQ’S

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