Teen Summer Reading 2015
All programs are held in the Teen Lounge unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments provided at all programs.
Each time you borrow items from Darien Library this summer, save your checkout receipt. For every 10 items checked out, we will enter you in a raffle to win an awesome prize at the Finale Party.
*Teen Summer Reading Programs are for tweens and teens ages 12-18. Twelve year olds may join either the Children’s Summer Reading Program and/or Teen Summer Reading Program.
Submit reviews on our website catalog for books you’ve read. Every two weeks during Teen Summer Reading, we’ll make a blog post at darienlibrary.org/teens that will include what comments you submitted. All review entries are eligible for an Amazon gift card drawing.
Bonus! Submit 8 reviews throughout Teen Summer Reading for an entry to win an awesome prize at the Finale Party.
Every Friday, June 19th – July 10th at 2 PM
Come play the latest games on Xbox Kinect, Wii, and more. Show everyone who’s boss in competitive tournaments. $10 gift card to Amazon.com for weekly winners. On July 18th, the top two winners each get a $25 iTunes gift card.
June 19: Super Mario Bros. Brawl
June 26: Halo Reach
July 3: Wii Sports
July 10: Super Mario Bros. Brawl
Monday, July 6thth at 2 PM Random Trivia Contest: Winner takes home an Amazon gift card! To register, please contact Teen Librarian Erica Gauquier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, July 8th at 2 PM Brushbot Workshop: Construct a brushbot made from the head of a toothbrush and wire its battery to make it race! You can design your brushbot any way you like!
Wednesday, July 22nd at 2 PM Random Trivia Contest: Winner takes home an Amazon gift card! To register, please contact Teen Librarian Erica Gauquier at email@example.com.
Thursday, July 30th at 1 PM Teen Galley Party: Come check out the hottest upcoming books before they hit the shelves. Enjoy pizza and soda while browsing these not-yet-published galleys!
On Monday, July 20th through Friday, July 24th, tweens and teens ages 10-14 are welcome to participate in our Darien Library Tween Make Week. To register for the whole week or just a few days, please contact Teen Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 20th: 2-3:30 p.m. TWEEN MAKE WEEK: Cardboard Automata
July 21st: 2-3:30 p.m. TWEEN MAKE WEEK: For The Makers
July 22nd: 2-3:30 p.m. TWEEN MAKE WEEK: Robotics 101
July 23rd: 2-3:30 p.m. TWEEN MAKE WEEK: Mini Movie Makers
July 24th: 2- 3:30 p.m. TWEEN MAKE WEEK: For the Makers
Wednesday, July 29th at 2 PM Random Trivia Contest: Winner takes home an Amazon gift card! To register, please contact Teen Librarian Erica Gauquier at email@example.com.
Friday, July 31st at 1 PM Robotics Touch Tank: Come play with Sphero V2.0 and Ollie by Orbotix robots. These two different robots can be programmed with just the touch of a finger. Learn how to control the robots to do anything and go anywhere.
Friday, August 7th at 1 PM Teen Summer Reading Finale Party: Join us in the Teen Lounge for a raffle with lots of cool prizes, pizza, gaming, and more!