Creative Toolkits are stocked with tools and supplies for teens to make music and art at the library. As part of their plan to develop an engaging and welcoming space, the Teen Advisory Group included an indie game, too. Stop by the renovated space at YDL-Whittaker and get creative with a Toolkit.
Supplies to check out and use at home
Wacom tablets to make digital art
PORTABLE MUSIC STUDIO
Akai a midi keyboard controller, headphones, and recording microphone to make original beats and record lyrics
ELECTRONIC DRUM PAD
Akai drum pad that connects to any computer to make beats
Ukuleles with chord charts to learn at home
Electric guitar, small amp and a cable
TABLETOP CARD GAMES
Sushi Go, Exploding Kittens, Werewolf and Dairyman to play with friends
PRACTICE DRUM SET
Two types of tabletop drum practice pads and drumsticks
Supplies to use at the library. Just ask at the Youth Desk!
Make high quality art with Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, Sakura koi watercolors, precision markers, shading pencils, oil pastels and a variety of paper.
Use spirograph kit with fine point markers, pens and pencils to get creative
Play Sushi Go, Uno, and more at the library
Use a variety of yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles, instructions, and patterns to get started on a simple project while you hang out in the teen space.
Toolkits were developed by the Teen Advisory Group, with funding from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation Youth Council.