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, February 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
Mid-County 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. This 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.
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 6:30pm
Cliff Cave Branch

Game Show Night: Deal or No Deal
Can you pick just the right case to win? Come compete and win a prize!
Ages 7-17.

Monday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sachs Branch

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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, February 23, 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, February 24, 2015 - 4:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Get your game on! This monthly program features games for the Wii and XBOX 360 consoles. All skill levels welcome. Grades 6-12.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
Mid-County 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. This session will be a mock interview, so come dressed to impress and ready to get that dream job!
Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 6:30pm
Prairie Commons 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 musicians in African American culture.This workshop combines music and history in a relevant context to trace the lives and legends of some of the most influential African American musicians from St. Louis. We will discuss their music and their myths and listen to their most popular and lesser-known works.
Ages 13 and up. Registration required. Auditorium.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Written and performed by Lakeetha Blakeney, the mission of Sweet Jenn is to help raise awareness about a time in the past, to shed light on the female slave narratives that have been captured in American Literature and yet are rarely explored and to continue conversation on this difficult topic. Lakeetha has expertly woven the various narratives into a dramatically-layered and lyrical one-woman show.

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