The Peter White Public Library offers collections, services, and programs for Teens in-person and online. The Young Adult Collection includes books, audiobooks, graphic novels, and magazines.

Teen Services Specialist Amanda Pierce is available in the Teen Zone to answer questions and offer Teen Programs.

Call 226-4321  or e-mail Amanda Pierce at for more information.

in the foreground, teen smiling at a laptop computer sitting at a table. In the background, out of focus, two teens playing a game.



Dungeons & Dragons

We have partnered up with Iron Golem Games to bring Dungeon and Dragons to the PWPL Teen Zone.  Jordan and Adam, from Iron Golem Games, will lead a groups of teens on an epic quest with this role-playing game. 

Sessions will last 2 hours and will be located in the Teen Zone.  Teens should bring a character sheet and set of dice if possible. For students in Grades 6-12


Open to LGBTQIA+ Teens and Allies, ages 13 – 18 years old.

Games, activities, and more.

Special Programs 

Throughout the year, Amanda has something up her sleeves for the Teens at PWPL. 

Teens Cook!

Join us for a cooking lesson at the Marquette Food Co-Op. Each month explore a new kind of food and building your cooking skills. For youth in grades 6-12.

Online registration is required and opens 4 weeks prior to each cooking class. You will have to register for each class individually each month.

If you register to the waitlist, you will receive an automatic email if you come off the waitlist. No admission charge.

Teens Game On!

Drop in for monthly gaming; we will have a selection of video games, boards games and more.

For youth in grades 6-12.

No admission charge.

unTITLEd Teens

Teens in grades 6-12  join in on the fun with unTITLEd Teens, a new program during which teens will do something different each month.

No admission charge.

Teen Poetry Contest


Teen Reading/Poetry Contest Award Ceremony 

Come listen to the winners and participants from the Great Lakes Teen Poetry Contest. 
Saturday, April 27, 2024
11:00 a.m.
Community Room


  • Submit one poem to
  • Include a cover sheet with your name, title of your poem, street address, phone number, and email address.
  • DO NOT INCLUDE ANY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THE PAGE(S) CONTAINING THE POEM ITSELF. (If identifying information is included on poem, it will not be considered.)
  • Winners will be announced on April 27, 2024, at 11 a.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library.
  • DEADLINE: Monday, April 22, 2024
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place poems
  • Open to students in grades 6-12


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