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Teen Game Night!


Teens and Tweens!

Come to the Petoskey District Library on Thursday, June 23rd at 5:00 PM for Teen Game Night!

There will be a variety of games available, including Settlers of Catan, Bananagrams, Munchkin Treasure Hunt, Monopoly, and much more!

As always, snacks will be provided!

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

Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program Calendars!


Teens and Tweens!

Each month of the Summer of 2016, the Petoskey District Library will be offering a variety of programs for teens and tweens!  To help you keep track, we have created calendars for each month, with offerings color-coded: Teen Maker Tuesday activities are purple, Parties are pink, movies are red, meetings for The Inklings are blue, game nights are green, and Maker Camp is orange!  Teen Advisory Board meetings and other non-summer reading activities are black!

Click each month for that month’s calendar of events!

June 2016

July 2016

August 2016

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, June 28th at 4:00 PM!!!

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

2016 Thumbs Up! Nominees

2016 Thumbs Up! Nominees

2016 MLA Thumbs Up! Award Nominees announced!

The Michigan Library Association has announced the 2016 nominees for the Thumbs Up! Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to teen literature with both literary quality and teen appeal.  The nominees are selected by youth and teen librarians, then those nominees are voted on by teens!

This years list of nominees is available here.

To vote for your favorite, click here.

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 March 1st at 4pm.  There will be pizza and pop provided!  If you are interested, call Nisa Kesseler at 231-758-3148 or email her at

Join Us! …On Social Media!

Just click on any (or all) of your preferred social media links below and join the conversation/s about books, teen events and more with other PDL Teens!


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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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PDL is partnering with to bring you:

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

But, in order to get any benefit, YOU gotta go there! Go now!