The Fellowship of the Book!

PDL Teens. The Fellowship of the Book! Let's chat about what you're reading...Teens and tweens!

Want to be in a book club, but don’t want to be forced to read a book you don’t want? Have we got a book club for you!

Join us on Instagram for The Fellowship of the Book, our new teen (no pressure) book club where you talk about the books YOU want to talk about! What did you love? What did you hate? What was just meh? All book opinions welcome!

The first “meeting” will be the week of October 12th. There will be a post on the @pdlteenroom Instagram with the image on the left, and you are invited to share what you are reading or have read and what you think of it.

For more information, please contact Nisa Kesseler at 231.758.3113 or email

Instagram Halloween Challenge!

Instagram Halloween Challenge! PDL Teens, @pdlteenroomTeens and tweens!


Grab your camera and show us how YOU see Halloween! Do you like the pumpkins and leaves? Or the kids and trick-or-treating? Maybe you love the spooky-ooky parts of Halloween…whatever it is, take that picture and post it to Instagram! All participants will be entered to win a prize basket full of Halloween goodness and Library swag! Remember to mention @pdlteenroom to be eligible for our prize basket!!! The fun runs from October 16-October 30, with the winner announced on Halloween!

For more information, contact Nisa Kesseler at 231.758.3113 or email

Chess Club Online

Petoskey District Library ChessChess club is still happening, but it’s all online! Go to to connect with Petoskey District Library. Players should be ages 8-18 years old with a Petoskey Library card a grown up’s permission. The library will verify you are a library cardholder and you’ll be on your way to playing chess online!

Please note while Petoskey District Library chess tournaments and play are monitored by the Chess Club, the club is still an internet site and parents/caregivers are responsible for their child’s time on the site.

If you need a Petoskey District Library card, please go here for an application.

In this time of Covid-19…

Hey Teens and Tweens!

WE ARE OPEN! Our hours are limited and there are some restrictions, but we are open to the public.

Our hours are Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm, Saturday, 10am–2pm, CLOSED on Sunday. Masks are required and if you do not have one, we will provide one for you. Due to social distancing, we are not doing any in-person programs for the time being. However, we will continue with our virtual programming! If you are comfortable doing so, please come on down and check out our new books. If you are still uncomfortable coming into the building, we still have curbside pickup available!