2022 Summer Reading Program for Teens

Welcome to our Summer Reading Program!

June 25th-August 20th, 2022

How to Participate

  1. Pick up a Teen Bingo sheet from the Teen Area of the Front Desk or print one online here: Teen Bingo Sheet 
  2. Complete squares by reading, attending programs, and participating in activities. 
  3. Turn your Bingo sheet in at the library’s Front Desk. You can complete as many or as few squares as you want. (You can also record your Bingo sheet info in ReadSquared instead of using the paper version.)

Each completed square is one entry into the Teen Grand Prize drawings!

Teen Programs

Bookmark Design ContestBookmark Design Contest | June 25th – July 30th

Submit your bookmark design on a 3.5 inch by 8.5 inch paper to be entered into our contest. Include your name, age, and phone number on the back. Two winners will have their designs printed professionally and distributed throughout Jamestown!

Tie dye and pizza teen summer reading kickoff

Tie Dye Pizza Party – Summer Reading Kickoff | Saturday, June 25th @ 1:00-3:00pm

Tie dye a drawstring bag or mini tote, eat pizza, and get ready for Summer Reading. Register at the library’s Information Desk or by calling (716) 484-7135 Ext. 226.

All-Ages Drumming Workshop

 

Drumming Workshops with Infinity | June 30, July 14 & 28, August 11 @ 11:00am-1:00pm

Stop by the library for these all-ages drumming workshops with Infinity Visual and Preforming Arts.

Bag Decorating for Teens

 

Tote Bag/Drawstring Bag Decorating | Saturday, July 9th @ 1:00-3:00pm

Bring your tie dyed bag from our June 25th kickoff, or pick up a new bag (as supplies last) to decorate with fabric paint pens! Register at the library’s Information Desk or by calling (716) 484-7135 Ext. 226.

YA Bok Club

 

YA Book Club – Apple: Skin to the Core | Thursday, July 14th @ 5:30pm

Socialize and discuss Apple: Skin to the Core by Eric Gansworth at our July YA Book Club. Free copies of the book are available at the library while supplies last. Recommended for ages 14+.

Fairy Creatures Workshop

Fairy Creatures Workshop with the Audubon | Saturday, July 23rd @ 1:00-3:00pm

Design and create your own fairy house at this free event held at the library and run by the Audubon Community Nature Center. Registration is required. Call (716) 484-7135 Ext. 226 to register, or stop by the library’s Information Desk. (This program is for teens and adults.)

Escape Room at the Library

 

Escape Room at the Library | Wednesday, July 27th @ 9:00am-7:00pm

Test your skills when you and up to 5 other players try to solve a mystery and escape! Sign up for a time slot at the library’s Information Desk or by calling (716) 484-7135 Ext. 226.

YA Bok Club

YA Book Club – Last Night at the Telegraph Club | Thursday, August 11th @ 5:30pm

Socialize and discuss Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo at our August YA Book Club. Free copies of the book are available at the library while supplies last. Recommended ages 14+.

Teen Trivia Night

 

Teen Trivia – Summer Reading Finale | Friday, August 19th @ 5:00-7:00pm

Test your knowledge at our Trivia Night! Come with a team or join a team and answer questions on popular culture, music, books, and more. The winning team will receive a prize.

Questions? Call us at (716) 484-7135 Ext. 226