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

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
Florissant Valley Branch

Customize your very own buttons using a combination of computer design and button making equipment. Ages 12-17. Registration requested.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 6:00pm
Jamestown Bluffs Branch

TBD

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sachs Branch

What does your Instagram account say about you? Did you know your social media accounts could affect your job prospects, college admissions, and military recruitment? Come and learn tips and tricks on how to protect your online reputation.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 6:30pm
Oak Bend Branch

Attend this free six-week workshop to learn computer skills like word processing, internet safety and basic programming using Scratch software. The courses are designed for 4th-8th grade students. In order to complete the course and earn a free computer, KIDS MUST ATTEND EVERY CLASS. Upon graduation students will receive a computer, monitor and peripherals (Keyboard, mouse), audio speakers and a 4GB flash drive.

Presented by St. Louis Byte Works. Registration is required by calling 314-994-3300. You MUST call this number and speak to Customer Connect. Registration at the library is NOT allowed. Limited to 12 students (only one person per household may participate).

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Jamestown Bluffs Branch

Come join us for a teen glow-in-the-dark party. There will be refreshments, snacks, video games and lots of fun. Ages 12-18. Registration required. Auditorium.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tesson Ferry Branch

Etiquette maven Emily Post may not be required reading in school, but no teenager wants to make the wrong social move. Sharpen your etiquette skills with Mrs. Dina Patterson, etiquette expert; topics include making introductions, basic phone skills, texting dos and don'ts, and the proper way to borrow from friends.
Ages 12-18. Registration required. Computer Lab.

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sachs Branch

Peter Quill, an American pilot turned space adventurer, finds himself to be the object of hot pursuit by the powerful villain, Ronan. Ronan is a threat to the safety of the entire universe and is after Peter for stealing a mysterious orb that is the key to Ronan's ultimate evil desires and plans. Quill encounters four space misfits along his way, who soon become his allies as he works to evade capture and discover the true power of the mysterious orb. Snacks will be provided too!
MPAA rating: PG-13. Running time: 121 min.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
Bridgeton Trails Branch

Getting a job might not be as easy as it looks. What goes on a resume? What should I wear? How do you answer the question, "Why should I hire you?"Join Kathy Bernard, a career coach, in this two part workshop. The first session will give the dos and don'ts of constructing a resume, tips for dressing for an interview, and what kind of questions could be asked during the interview. The second session will be a mock interview, so come dressed to impress and ready to get that dream job!Grades 6-12. Registration is required.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
Oak Bend Branch

Experience an introduction to the world of DNA and genetics with Saint Louis Science Center. Ages 10-15. Registration required.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
Florissant Valley Branch

Attend this free six-week workshop to learn computer skills like word processing, internet safety and basic programming using Scratch software. The courses are designed for 4th-8th grade students. In order to complete the course and earn a free computer, KIDS MUST ATTEND EVERY CLASS. Upon graduation students will receive a computer, monitor and peripherals (Keyboard, mouse), audio speakers and a 4GB flash drive.

Presented by St. Louis Byte Works. Registration is required by calling 314-994-3300. You MUST call this number and speak to Customer Connect. Registration at the library is NOT allowed. Limited to 12 students (only one person per household may participate).

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