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Attend a Virtual Event


For Adults and Teens:

  • Virtual Teen Club, Tuesday, June 9, 4 p.m.  — Play Trivia!
    Teens aged 13-18 are invited to join us for our Virtual Teen Club on Zoom. At our June 9 meeting, we’ll be playing several rounds of trivia.  Categories include Harry Potter, sports, movies, and gross foods.  Registration is required. Email for more information.  Additional dates:   June 23 and July 7.

  • Tech Open Lab- All Questions Welcome! Wednesday, June 3, 6-7 p.m.
    Do you have tech questions? Join our technology staff on Zoom and ask away!  Each program will focus on a different theme, but all general tech inquiries are welcome. Topics can include Microsoft Products, Web Applications, Social Media, Email, and how to use your personal digital devices. Register today by sending an email to
    Additional topics:

    • June 3:  Google Docs & Apps
    • June 11:  Microsoft Word
    • June 18:  Video Conferencing with Zoom, Google Hangouts, & Houseparty
    • June 24:  Microsoft Excel

  • Trivia Night for Adults and Teens, Monday, June 15, 7-8 p.m.
    Join us as we kick off our summer discovery program with some fun trivia over Zoom.  Prizes will be provided.  Email for more information.

  • Learn to Code with Grand Circus Detroit, Wednesday, June 17, 6-8 p.m.
    Join our partners Grand Circus Detroit for this free remote learning opportunity. In this hands-on class over Zoom, instructors will guide students through working on a code editing website. Basic computer and internet skills are a must. Registration is required.

Adult Services Videos–ON DEMAND

Teen Services Videos–ON DEMAND

  • Teen Book Talk with Jamie:  Join teen librarian, Jamie, as she recommends some great books available on OverDrive/Libby, hoopla digital, and the TeenBookCloud and gives you the inside scoop on our upcoming summer discovery program.
  • Seriously Good Teen Audiobooks with Brooke:   Find out about some really great teen audiobooks from Brooke.  All titles are available on OverDrive/Libby and hoopla digital.

For Families and Children:

Youth Services Videos–ON DEMAND
Check out these videos from our Youth Services team after nap time, online school, or whenever it is convenient!

Resources for Children and Students


  • TumbleBook Library: Children’s eBook database of picture books and read-along chapter books
  • BookFlix:  Interactive reading experience to explore fiction and non-fiction for grades PreK – 3
  • TumbleMath: eBooks about math for grades K – 6
  • Scholastic Teachables: Printable educational materials for grades PreK – 6, user ID: schteachables46, password: blue
  • PebbleGo: Informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy for grades K – 3
  • Online homework help with live education professionals
  • Read It!: Articles on a variety of subjects that include comprehension supports for middle school – adult ELL and other different learners
    All BTPL Youth Databases

Resources for Teens and Adults


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