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, February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm
Daniel Boone Branch

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a thirteen-year-old slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War. Read the book then join us for a discussion, a snack, and a fun activity.
Ages 11-14. Registration required.

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sachs Branch

Spend a fun evening devoted to everyone's favorite- chocolate. The fun includes chocolate games, trivia, tasting, and of course, a chocolate fountain.
Ages 12-16. Registration required.

Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Saturday, February 28, 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, February 28, 2015 - 11:00am

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.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 6:00pm
Natural Bridge Branch

Kickboxing isn't just for expert fighters--you can learn this fun cardio workout, which combines boxing and martial arts movements. Burn calories, learn new moves, and get fit! Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Monday, March 2, 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, March 2, 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, March 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
Mid-County Branch

Learn how to use a telescope as you take in the features of the night sky. Get some tips on great apps and other technology to help you hone your inner astronomer. Presented by the St. Louis Astronomical Society. Ages 12-18.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
Cliff Cave Branch

What is your fandom? Do you geek out about a book series? are you a Whovian? a Nerdfighter? Do you compose epic fanfics? Do you like to read, eat snacks and talk to people? Come talk about your favorite things. Come just for the talk or stay for Teen Advisory Group after. Grades 5-12.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Cliff Cave Branch

Join Cliff Cave Teen advisory Group! Be involved in planning library activities and choosing resources just for teens. Snacks provided.

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