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

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 - 6:00pm
Prairie Commons Branch

Crazy about Minecraft? Come and explore the amazing world of Minecraft with other teens. We welcome players of all skills, no experience necessary.
Ages 12-16. Registration required. Computer classroom.

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.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 4:00pm
Mid-County Branch

Explore the amazing world of Minecraft in the library's computer lab.
Ages 8-14. Registration required.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 6:30pm
Headquarters

Getting a job might not be as easy as it looks. What goes on a resume? What should you 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 cover constructing a resume, dressing for an interview, and questions 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.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
Bridgeton Trails Branch

Play games and meet new friends from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Bring your own game or play one of ours. Grades 6-12. The gaming takes place in the teen area of the branch.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Getting a job might not be as easy as it looks. What goes on a resume? What should you 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 cover constructing a resume, dressing for an interview, and questions asked during the interview. The second session will be a mock interview, so come dressed to impress and ready to get that dream job!

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 6:30pm
Grand Glaize Branch

Interested in making videos? Attend this four-session series to learn the process of script-writing, shooting footage, and editing.Teens will work together to create a quality video by the series end. Teens are encouraged to attend all four sessions. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Thursday, February 5, 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).

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