Register online for teen summer reading!
Area young adults ages 12-18 are challenged to read for 20 hours, share 3 book reviews and do 7 library-related activities. Get your reward card punched as you go, and when you finish, you’ll receive a summer reading tote bag and be entered into a drawing for a free Kindle eReader. This program will be ongoing through August 4.
- Read for 20 hours
- Submit 3 book reviews.
- Complete 7 of the activities listed below.
- Sign-up for Summer Reading.
- Attend a library program.
- Submit a book review.
- Submit a photo in the Teen Photography Contest.
- Read a book from the US of YA booklist.
- Participate in our traveling gnome activity.
- Share your favorite summer reading photo on Instagram and tag us us: #dbrlteen.
- Read a nonfiction book.
- Plant something.
- Go geocaching.
- Go caving.
- Make a personal time capsule.
- Learn about the Underground Railroad.
- Read “The Hobbit.”
- Get a friend to sign up for Summer Reading.
- Listen to an underground band.
- Make a bug-out survival kit.
- Recommend a book to a friend.
- Volunteer somewhere for a day.
In addition to our popular teen summer reading challenge, the library is planning a wide range of free programs to help you delve “Beneath the Surface.” We’ll invite teens to enjoy crafting over lunch, test drive our new Wii U gaming console, showcase their knowledge at Trivia Night, and take a creepy guided tour of the Columbia Cemetery.
Feel free to leave a comment below, or contact a librarian with questions by emailing email@example.com or by calling (800) 324-4806.