Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library

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Special Teen Events

Nerf night: Older | Friday, December 7 | 6-9 p.m.
This night is exclusively for grades 8-12;  younger players (grades 4-7) should plan to attend the younger Nerf war on November 16. Please mark your equipment with your name in permanent marker or with some other identifier so you can track it down at the end of the night. Darts and some blasters will be available at the library. Pizza/drinks will be provided.

Video Game Debut: Smash Brothers Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch | Friday, December 28 | 2-4 p.m.
For kids in grades 4-up. With a release date of December 7, this game is hot off the press! Bring your friends and try it out for a couple of hours. The library will have its first SBU tournament in 2019—start practicing now! Snacks will be provided.

Holiday Minute to Win It | Thursday, December 27 | 2-4 p.m.
For kids in grades 4-up. Play a bunch of goofy games at the highest rate of speed you can muster! Snacks will be provided, and there will be a trophy for the winner.

Adulting 101
Learn some basic skills that will help you when you’re out on your own from somebody who isn’t your parent!  No Adulting 101 in December. Look for the next program in January.                                                   

  • Street Smart: Staying Safe When You Are Out on Your Own | Wednesday, November 14 | 7 p.m.
    Trooper Kelly Summerhays from the Michigan State Police will talk about being aware of what is happening around you and suggesting ways to be proactive about your personal safety. This is valuable information for both men and women—all are welcome.
  • Free FAFSA Help | Monday, October 29 | 6 p.m.
    Are you going to college soon? Did your schedule conflict with the school’s October 11 FAFSA program? Plainwell High School's Beth Brandon will be here to help college bound students and their parents to get started with the FAFSA financial aid form. Use a reserved library computer, or bring your own device to hook up to wifi (tablets/laptops will be better than phones.)


Ongoing Teen Events

Guitar Club | Mondays at 4 p.m.
Guitar Club is for beginning guitar students ages 8-up.  Mr. Joe leads these free sessions that focus on music reading and basic technique. Please register for this club; call (269) 685-8024 or stop by the library for more information.

Teen Multimedia Hangout | Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
Middle and high schoolers: hang with your friends and make new ones as we share the music, books, movies, TV shows and videos that we love. We will feed you! No hangout on November 21.

Closed Door Science Club | Thursdays at 4 p.m.
For kids in grades 4-7. Mess around with stuff your mom won’t let you do at home! Explosions, goo and learning are possible side effects.

Video Game Free Play | Fridays at 3 p.m.
For kids in grades 4-up. Blow off some steam playing video games on Friday afternoon with your friends! The Switch or the Wii will be available each week; the group can select what is played.

 

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Ransom District Library - 180 S. Sherwood Ave. - Plainwell, Michigan 49080
Phone: 269-685-8024 - Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10-9 - Fri & Sat: 10-5 - Sun: 1-5

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