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

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 - 7:00pm
Daniel Boone Branch

Join our prestigious chess club and enjoy an hour of critical thinking and reasoning! Ages 8 and above. Registration required.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
Cliff Cave Branch

What is your fandom? Do you geek out about a book series? Are you a Whovian? A Nerdfigher? Do you compose epic fanfics? Do you like to read, eat snacks and talk to people? Come talk about your favorite things? Come just for the talk or stay for Teen Advisory Group after. Grades 5-12.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Cliff Cave Branch

Join Cliff Cave Teen advisory Group! Be involved in planning library activities and choosing resources just for teens. Snacks provided. Grades 5-12.

TAG
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Get involved at your library and earn community service hours by joining the Teen Advisory Group. TAG gives teens an opportunity to voice what materials and programs they want at the library. For more info on teen volunteering and becoming a TAG member, visit the Natural Bridge Branch or call (314)994-3300. Grades 6-12.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
Thornhill Branch

From the jazz of Miles Davis, the rock 'n roll of Chuck Berry, the blues of Albert King, to the hip-hop of Nelly, St. Louis has birthed and raised several major African American musicians. In this 90-minute workshop, we will discuss their music and their myths and listen to their most popular and lesser-known works. Presented by Freedom Arts and Education. Ages 13 and up. Registration required.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
Daniel Boone 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!
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

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