Teen Summer Reading Program 2019


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Teen Summer Reading 2021

You can participate in Teen Summer Reading in two ways:
Sign up for the Online Teen Summer Reading Program
Sign up to receive Bi-Weekly Teen Take and Make Kits  
Start logging your summer reading after you get out of school on June 16th.

To get started, click on the Teen Summer Reading Link (https://harvardpubliclibrary.beanstack.org/reader365)
From here, you can earn small prizes & multiple entries in the Teen Summer Reading Raffle where you can win one of THREE raffle prizes!
  • $25 Gift Card to Kimball Farm
  • $25 Gift Card to Dunkin Donuts
  • $25 Gift Card to Amazon  
The first time you log in, you will need to create a username and password.
Once you have signed in, you can write book reviews or complete activity challenges.
Each review or activity you complete will earn you 1 ticket in the Teen End of Summer Reading Raffle. You can even choose which of the 3 prizes you want your ticket to count for.
If you complete 3 reviews, you will earn a bag of small prizes and candy.
If you complete 5 reviews, you will earn a book from the Pick-a-Book cart.
Activity Badges: To earn online activity badges, log in to your online summer reading account and click the Badges tab, and then the Activity Badges tab. Complete the challenges listed there to earn entries in the Teen End of Summer Reading Raffle Drawing.

Book Reviews: You can read and review any book from anywhere-it doesn’t have to be something that you’ve checked out of the library. You may include your required summer reading, or listening to an audiobook.
To enter a book review, log in to the Teen Summer Reading program and click the Badges tab. Then, select the Review Badges tab to write a book review. Write a thoughtful, substantive review: tell us about the book, what you liked, and what you didn’t like, questions you had, etc. Book reviews will be posted (anonymously) in the Teen Room as suggestions for other teens to read or not read!
Sign up to receive bi weekly Teen Take and Make Kits this summer. Each kit contains materials and instructions for a specific maker project. Email reference@harvardpubliclibrary.org to sign up or request a specific kit.
  • Monday, June 21st - Pom Pom Coasters
  • Tuesday, July 6th - Prism Suncatchers
  • Monday, July 19th - Mini Book Papercraft
  • Monday, August 2nd - DIY Windchimes
  • Monday, August 16th - Origami Kit
Take & Makes from past programs are available in the Teen Room, while supplies last!
Teen Book Connections is a multi-generational book group for students in grades 7-12 and the adults in their lives. Teen Connections will continue to meet over the summer on the following dates. Interested in learning more about the book group? Email Jill at jhayes@cwmars.org!
  • Thursday, June 17th at 7pm ~ The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • Thursday, July 22nd at 7pm ~ A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Thursday, August 19th at 7pm ~ In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Opdyke

Teen Connections Book Group

2021 Teen Summer Reading Flyer