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, April 8, 2015 - 4:30pm
Eureka Hills Branch

Join us in turning old books into artsy book clutches out of felt, glue and string! All materials will be provided. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sachs Branch

This month we will be reading "In the Shadow of Blackbirds" by Cat Winters. In 1918, the world seems on the verge of collapse with the deadly Spanish influenza, and young men being sent to war. Sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches as desperate mourners flock to séances and spirit photographers for comfort, but she herself has never believed in ghosts until she's forced to rethink her entire way of looking at life and death. Copies of the book are available for checkout.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 3:30pm

Calling all teenage writers! Join us for a peer-led writing club where you can develop your work and receive feedback from like-minded teens. Improve your own writing by analyzing the work of your favorite authors and poets and learn from their techniques. Snacks provided. Ages 14-18.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:30pm
Meramec Valley Branch

Engage in a theatrical approach to understanding poetry, prose, rhythm and sound. By playing with the language of the Bard, we will unlock the character clues and story details packed into some of Shakespeare's most popular plays. Presented by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Ages 11-15. Registration required.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Cliff Cave Branch

Can you solve the mystery? We will have a murder mystery theater and it's up you to you to find the clues. Grades 5-12. Registration Required.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tesson Ferry Branch

Don't miss your chance to team up with other teens and play laser tag among the library stacks.
Ages 12-18. Auditorium. Registration required.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am
Tesson Ferry Branch

Come and practice your writing and drawing skills and talk with other comic artists including a group of experienced creators. Ages 12-18. Computer Lab. Registration required.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:30am
Thornhill Branch

Chess is one of the oldest and most complex games of all time. It's a fascinating game of reason and logic, where you win by out-thinking, out-planning, and out-smarting your opponent. Bring your chess board 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, April 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
Mid-County Branch

Learn how to create and code your own games using Scratch. Presented by Code Red Education. Ages 9-14. Registration required.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
Grand Glaize Branch

Join other RPG enthusiasts to play Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh. Bring 60 Pokemon cards or 40 Yu-Gi-Oh cards and a coin with you. Trading is allowed with parental permission.
Ages 7-18. Room 1.

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