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Teen Services

Calling All Teen Volunteers!

The Comaine Library loves our teen volunteers!  We get tons of compliments throughout the year about what a wonderful job our teens do with helping out with programs, the Friends of the Library booksales and other library events.  Anyone in 7th through 12th grade can be a volunteer, even if you have never done it before!

All of our weekly volunteer slots are filled, but we do have a few openings for special volunteers left.  Special volunteers come in to help with special projects when needed.  This is perfect for someone who has a busy schedule because you can pick and choose which days you want to volunteer.  Also, teens can earn volunteer hours simply by coming to a program at or sponsored by the Cromaine Library.  These include TAB, the Teen Book Club, and any teen or adult program.  Just fill out an application and we'll get you set up!

Even if you volunteered over the summer, you need to fill out a separate application to become a school-year volunteer. Applications are available at the library or upon request via email attachment.  Simply send an email requesting an application to Carolyn at  You can fill it out and send it right back or drop off your filled out application to the Youth Desk.  Check out CromaineTAB on Facebook for updates and volunteer opportunities!

Grant Sweet Memorial Essay Contest 2014 - Deadline Tuesday, 11-4-14, 8 pm!

Grant Sweet Memorial Essay Contest



(GRADES 7-12)

  • Interview a soldier or veteran
  • Learn about what their service meant/means to them
  • Share what they tell you and what it means to you in a 250-word essay.

Essays must be submitted to Cromaine Library in the Village by November 4, 2014, 8:00 pm to be judged by a panel.

Cash prizes of $300, $200, $100 will be awarded.

We have received a donation that will increase the prize award for our essay contest by $100 each!!  First prize will receive $400, second $300 and $200 for third!  Please share this exciting news! 

Winners must read aloud their essays at Cromaine Library on Monday, November 10, 2014, 6:30-8 pm.

Essays will be published in Hartland Area Community Council’s Memorial Day Parade Booklet, Spring 2015.

For more information, call Carol Taggart, 810/632-5200 ext. 114 



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Michigan College Access Page

MichiganCAP is a statewide initiative which provides free support for all students and families in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and career.  Individual registration is free and sets up a unique user profile to most effectively use the portal and its resources.