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 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Jamestown Bluffs Branch

Crazy about Minecraft? We welcome players of all skills, no experience necessary. Ages 12-18. Registration required. Auditorium.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tesson Ferry Branch

Interested in making new friends? Want to help plan teen Library programs? Then join the Tesson Ferry Teen Advisory Group! Recommended for ages 12-18. Registration required.

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 6:30pm
Meramec Valley 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. Registration required.

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
Tesson Ferry Branch

Level up for a night of old school video games. We will be playing games on five different systems made before you were even born. Can you beat your friends at these games from the past?
Ages 12-18. Registration required. Auditorium.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 9:30am
Daniel Boone Branch

Take an ACT practice test administered by an official proctor. Students must bring two #2 pencils and a calculator. Test will take approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. Results will be emailed to students. Grades 9-12. Registration required.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Grand Glaize Branch

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom, and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well. MPAA rating: PG. Running time: 97 min. All ages. Room 1.

Saturday, January 10, 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, January 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
Bridgeton Trails Branch

For older kids and adults we have a reader's theater format skit, Who Knows What Lurks in the Back of the Fridge?
Our Refrigerators do and they're telling all! Imagine that your refrigerator confronted you about the food you throw away. This production is in a reader's theater format that includes mini-skits, contests, limericks, and even a song. Ages 10 - adults. Room 1.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
Jamestown Bluffs Branch

Join us to learn about the Constitution: the articles, amendments, civil liberties, history, and lesser-known parts.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 2:00pm

Love to tinker? Let's get making! Join us as we build a Bristlebot, a fun, easy robot made from a toothbrush. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

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