How It Works:

1. Sign up for the teen summer reading club starting May 12 at your local branch.

2. Keep track of your reading online or pick up a log sheet at any SLCL location. Books, magazines, graphic novels and audiobooks all count!

3. When you complete a level, visit a branch to collect your reward. 

The summer reading club ends Saturday, August 2. Prizes must be redeemed by Saturday, August 9.


Helpful links:

Online Registration

Teen Read Alert blog


Teen Summer Reading Club Events

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30am
Thornhill Branch

Bring your chessboard and enjoy playing chess with others at the Thornhill Branch. The chess club will meet the second and fourth Saturday of every month. Ages 8-Adult.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
Thornhill Branch

Learn the ins and outs of aerosol art. Express your creative side while using spray paint cans, rollers, and other graffiti art tools. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
Daniel Boone Branch

Come and learn about the history, culture and science of henna skin decoration. Each teen attending will receive a temporary small henna tattoo on the hand and may try making a design on paper as time permits. Henna tattoos are all natural, pain free, and generally last 1-3 weeks.
Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:30pm
Rock Road Branch

A safe, structured program to improve academic performance and offer enrichment activities for students, ages 8-15, during after school hours. Students may not participate without an application form signed by their parent or guardian.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
Lewis and Clark Branch

Tired of the regular tie-dying method that always looks the same? Want to get more creative and detailed? You will be amazed at what you can create with a Sharpie and a white t-shirt. T-shirts will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm
Jamestown Bluffs Branch

Come, enjoy the company of other needle crafters, and finish projects you would never finish. Registration required for beginners. Please ask at the desk. Ages 12 and up.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm
Bridgeton Trails Branch

Make a ghoulish gingerbread house using chocolate graham crackers and spooky candies. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. Room 2.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Sachs Branch

Join us for this special night. You will find out why single women are called spinsters and learn what "pop the weasel" has to do with spinning. We will have a demonstration of spinning with a wheel and drop spindle. Join us to explore this activity that was once a necessary part of daily life.
All ages welcome.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Daniel Boone Branch

Enjoy the company of fellow needle workers and bring any handwork you enjoy doing. Lessons given for those who want to learn how to knit and crochet. All Ages. Registration requested.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Grand Glaize Branch

Do you like to hear hair raising stories? Do you like to tell somewhat scary stories? Enjoy s'mores and other campfire activities. Ages 7-11. Registration requested. Room 1.

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