2017 Summer Reading will run from June 5 – August 5
There will be activities and programs for summer readers of all ages
…and all you need is your very own library card!
Build a Better World Teen Summer Reading – Register
(Sixth Through Twelfth Grade)
Young Heroines to the Rescue! An Evening of Storytelling to Celebrate Strong Girls!
Tuesday, August 1 from 7 -8:15 p.m.
Come and be inspired as you listen to three forgotten folktales that feature heroines who are brave, clever, caring and resourceful. Learn how you can use folktales, creative enrichment activities and girl friendly resources to empower the young girls in your life.
Master Storyteller, Joan Schenker is the Founder of Savvy Cinderella Storytellers. She is on the Special Studies Summer Faculty at the Chautauqua Institute in New York where she trains 7-14 year-old children in the art of storytelling. Joan is also a Parent Education Specialist at Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry in Ross Township.
*Recommended Age Range for this Performance – all are welcome! (Minimum age- 6 years old & Maximum – 99+ Great stories are age proof!)
MAKER MONDAYS DURING THE SUMMER
Meets weekly beginning June 5 to August 7 (except for June 26) from 3-4 p.m.
Each week teens and tween from rising sixth grade to rising twelfth grade are invited to explore their creative side through maker materials. You can do a different project each week or work on one big one for the summer. Come as often as you want. No registration required and all materials will be provided.88/
- July 31 – Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday – register
- August 7 – Whatever you want to make from our supplies
TEEN THURSDAYS DURING THE SUMMER
Each Thursday at 3 p.m
Will continue to meet June 22- August 3 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. (It will last longer when we watch a movie.) Each week will be something different. No registration required. Open to all in rising sixth to twelfth grades.
- July 27 – Animation
- August 3 – Movie Matinée
TEEN TECH AFTERNOONS DURING THE SUMMER
Wednesday, August 2 – register
3 to 4 p.m.
We will use the library’s computer lab to explore beginning coding through Scratch and other easy coding programs in the Library’s Board Room. Registration is required.
Build a Better World Teen Summer Reading Club Runs June 5 – August 5!
Summer Reading Club participants are required to have their own library card to attend programs. You many register online, in person at the children’s/young adult reference desk or you may call 412-366-8100 extension 123. Program age restrictions will be enforced.
Build A Better World Teen Summer Reading Rules:
Open to all rising sixth to twelfth grades or ages 12 to 18
- Must register online
- Can either keep track online or by paper log
- For every 5 books read, teen will earn a raffle slip for grand prize drawing
- Books over 400 pages can count as 2 books
- No limit on number of entries
- Grand prize drawing will be 5-$100 target gift cards
- Weekly prize drawing through passive programs for smaller gift cards
- Will receive free book upon registration or other prize if available