Youth Services

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Robotics & Coding Workshops

Do you have a 7 through 12-year-old child interested in robotics or coding?  We have two workshops in August just for them!  At 10am on Wednesday, August 24, kids will be able to put their building skills to work in a Robotics Workshop by creating robots out of LEGO blocks.  Later at 2pm, children will [...]

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Introducing the Muskegon Risers

Western Michigan has its very own men’s professional soccer team – the Muskegon Risers! Come to the library on Thursday, July 21 at noon to meet some of the players, learn about playing professional soccer, and ask questions about their skills and backgrounds. Do you want to be a professional soccer player one day? Get [...]

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Create Video Games with Us

Want to create video games this summer? Learn the basics in our Teen Video Game Making Workshop on Monday, June 13 from 4-6pm then spend the summer building and perfecting your own games. Kids 10-18 will explore video game develop and design using Unreal Engine 4.  Unreal Engine 4 is a full suite of design [...]

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Ready Set Cram!

Final exams for Spring Lake Middle and High School students are coming up fast.  If students need a change in scenery or a place to study with friends, we’re hosting an Exam Cram on Monday, June 6 from 5-8pm. Whether by themselves or in small groups, teens are invited to come study, enjoy refreshments, and commit [...]

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Baby & Toddler Sign Workshop

Sign language as an effective way of communicating with your infant or toddler has been a widely discussed topic recently.  If you are curious about the benefits or where to get started, we have a class for you! On Thursday, May 18 at 10:00am, kids ages 0-4 and their caregivers can sign up to come [...]