5130 Davenport Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917


@ Your Service Teens
Applying for jobs? Sign up for a personalized appointment with library staff to help polish your skills, including resumes, interviewing, and job searching. This service is for ages 14-18. 

Check out a variety of booklists for kids & teens, including our large collection of online booklists.

BookMatch is DTDL's personalized reading recommendation service.  Answer a few questions about your or your child's reading preferences and library staff will respond within a week with personalized suggestions.

Digital Services
DTDL cardholders have free access to a variety of digital resources and collections, including several with features specifically for kids and teens.

Early Literacy Programs
DTDL offers a variety of services to support families and encourage the development of early literacy skills, including 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, a storytime blog, and StoryWalk.

K-12 Resources
Includes a variety of websites and online resources for students, families, and teachers, and information about library services for teachers and homeschoolers.

Little Things Collection
This collection includes a variety of kits and nontraditional library items specifically geared towards youth with a focus on learning and play.

Take It & Make It
DTDL offers free Take It & Make It kits for kids and adults, which include arts & crafts, STEM, and literacy activities. 

Teen Volunteers
Learn more about DTDL's teen volunteer program.

Youth Events
Join us at the library for kid, teen, and family focused events, including storytimes, book clubs, gaming, homework help, and more.

Youth Services Updates
Stay up-to-date with what's new for kids and teens, including book news, upcoming programs, booklists and displays, and more.