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 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
Grand Glaize Branch

Teens and tweens lead the book discussion meeting. This month's book selection is "A Night to Remember" by Walter Lord. The book is available one month prior to the discussion. Ages 11-15. Registration required. Room 1.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
Oak Bend Branch

Want to explore the epic world of Minecraft? Teens of all skill levels are invited to participate in a multiplayer Minecraft gaming experience! Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
Florissant Valley Branch

The Florissant Valley Branch is looking for a small group of teens to assist with programming offered this summer. You will need to complete a volunteer application and attend one of these training session to be eligible. Ages 12-17. Registration required.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 3:30pm
Grand Glaize Branch

Calling all LEGO fanatics, stop by and show some of your building skills. We will provide the building materials, you bring the inspiration. Ages 7 -11 years. Registration requested. Room 1.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
Grand Glaize Branch

So you've gotten your first real job offer for $9.50 an hour for 37.5 hours a week. You need to pay rent, put gas in your car, and eat plus pay for the cell phone, internet, and a little entertainment. Will your salary be enough? Test your knowledge about real world money challenges in this workshop...could you survive the real world? Ages 12-18. Registration required. Room 1.

Thursday, April 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).

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm

Do you love the library? Join our Teen Advisory Group (TAG) and help us improve our library services to teens. At TAG you will weigh in on library programs and services, earn volunteer hours, make new friends and build your leadership skills. Come join us on the 4th Thursday of every month for a lot of fun! Ages 12-18.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
Daniel Boone Branch

In 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman. Read the book then join us for a discussion, a snack, and a fun activity.
Ages 11-14. Registration required.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
Florissant Valley Branch

Enjoy a basic yoga class to relieve stress. Beginners welcome. Dress comfortably and bring your own mat or beach towel. Ages 12-Adult.

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
Thornhill Branch

Come to Thornhill to relax and enjoy watching a movie while eating some pizza. Movies are always better on the big screen anyway. Registration required. Grades 6-12. Auditorium.

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