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2015 Teen Summer Reading Activities

All activities are free. Teens, ages 12-18 may attend.
Questions? 801-852-6661

Summer Reading Kick-off and Book Sale
Saturday, May 30
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3rd Floor of Library. Teen activities in Young Card Room, #308
Register for Summer Reading, make a Superhero avatar to track your reading progress, and use our super awesome Superhero photo booth to take some pictures with your friends.

Teen Volunteer Board
June 4, July 2, and August 4
6:30 pm
Young Card Room, #308
Come join us for an hour of service, planning, fun and always candy! Help plan and put on Teen Events, write the Teen Newsletter and more.

Minecraft Club
Every Friday
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Computer Lab (2nd floor)
Come explore the word of Minecraft. Players of all levels welcome.

Get Caught Reading
May 30 - July 31
Do you like to read? Do you like candy? Well come find a comfy reading spot in the adult wing (preferably the teen corner, and while you’re at it check out one of our bean bag chairs!), and if a librarian catches you reading, they will give you candy! Pretty sweet (pun intended, of course). 

Teen Superhero Lock-In
Thursday, June 11
7:00 - 11:00 pm
Library Ballroom
This is the biggest teen event of the summer! You don't want to miss it! We will be having a superhero party in the ballroom with food, games, crafts, and a superhero photo booth. After the library closes we will have a Superhero Training Academy where you can hone your super abilities. You must have a signed pdfpermission slip to attend the lock-in. Don’t forget your capes!

Movie Night in the Courtyard (all ages)
Friday, June 19
9:30 pm
North Courtyard (enter from north parking lot)
Bring pillows, blankets, and chairs.

Teen Movie Night
Friday, June 26
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Young Special Events Room, #201
Come for an interactive movie night: we will play games and have treats! For movie title, call 801-852-6661.

Book Swap (all ages)
Wednesday, July 8
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Young Special Events Room, #201
Swap your gently used books for new ones to read.

Teen Super Costumes
Saturday, July 11
3:30 pm
Young Special Events Room, #201
Does your superhero alter-ego have a cape? A mask? A secret cache of hero gadgets hidden in your belt? No?!!? Well come to our Teen Maker's Space where you can build your own costume out of all kinds of supplies. Next ComiCon you will be set in the Cosplay department.

Complete the Comic
July 13-31
Teen Corner
Teens, pick up a "Complete the Comic" sheet in the teen corner and fill in the missing panels of our story! Show a librarian when you're done and get a secret code you can enter online to complete a challenge in the Summer Reading Program!

Super Inventors
Thursday, July 30
6:30-8:00 pm
Young Special Events Room, #201
Come use various supplies to build contraptions and complete challenges. Challenge activities are building a self-propelled car (superheroes need transportation!), catapults (to battles villains!), and designing a web that can hold various amounts of weight.

End of Summer Reading Party (all ages)
Monday, August 3
7:00 pm
Library Ballroom
More information coming soon.


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