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

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Using beads, vinyl, and other materials, design a cool carrying case for your iPhone, mp3 player, or other gadget. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:00pm
Lewis and Clark Branch

Make bananas into bongos, celery into a piano, or gummi worms into a game controller. MaKey MaKeys can turn anything into keys for your computer! Have fun trying out this invention kit for the 21st century. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, March 9, 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).

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:30pm
Daniel Boone Branch

This program will introduce teens to real-world engineering challenges by designing, building, and learning how to program an autonomous robot. Ages 10-17. Registration required.

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sachs Branch

Join us to knit, crochet or work on other fiber arts. Bring in a project you have already begun, start a new one, or share ideas and techniques with experienced knitters. Library staff members can provide assistance to beginners. Please bring your supplies.

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 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.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Create Nintendo-themed magnets, key chains, and coasters using Perler beads. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Daniel Boone Branch

If your cooking skills are limited to cold cereal and pbj sandwiches, this class is for you.
Learn to cook a tasty and delicious meal from scratch with the help of Operation Food Search. Test your knife skills, learn how to properly read a recipe, and acquire other useful kitchen skills to help you become a confident cook.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 4:30pm
Bridgeton Trails Branch

Do you want to be more involved with the library? Join TAB and have a say in programs and event planning and meet new friends. You can earn volunteer hours and have lots of snacks! We meet on the second Wednesday of every other month at 4:30 p.m. Grades 6-12. Registration is required. Room 2.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 6:30pm

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

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