Summer Reading Club

2019 Teen Summer Reading Club: A Universe of Stories

June 3 - August 11

  • The Teen Summer Reading Club is for students entering Grades 6-12. 

  • Beginning June 3rd, pick up your Summer Reading Record in the Teen Zone or Children's Department.

  • Try to read every day for at least 60 minutes from June 3rd to August 11th.

  • On your Reading Record, cross off one square for every day that you read or listen to books for at least 60 minutes, or complete one of the suggested activities.

  • If you don't care to complete one of the activities, you can read for at least 60 minutes and cross off that square.

  • Bring your Reading Record to the library so a librarian can check it. You'll earn a prize for every 20 squares that are crossed off.

Teen Events

You must register online for all events. You can register 3 weeks prior to the event.

Ice Cream Party
Friday, June 21st, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Team up to play a fun trivia game and then build your own sundae. Big appetites are welcome! Please register online.

Make Cards for Wounded Veterans
Friday, June 28th, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Channel your inner artist to create hand-made greeting cards for veterans at the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. If you need to do community service for graduation, National Honor Society or Scouts, keep in mind that this event counts as 1.5 service hours. Please register online.

Book Bingo
Friday, July 5th, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Did someone say free books? When you play Book Bingo, you win books as prizes! Please register online.

Yo-Yo Champion Tyler Severance
Friday, July 12th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Introducing National Yo-Yo Champion Tyler Severance! After demonstrating his incredible yo-yo skills, Tyler will teach you how to master some tricks yourself. Please register online.

Yoga Class
Friday, July 19th, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Learn the basics of yoga and how it can benefit you physically and mentally! Please dress in comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Please register online.

Afternoon Movie
Friday, July 26th, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Storytime Room, Chester County Library
We're showing "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," starring Shameik Moore and Jake Johnson. Bitten by a radio-active spider in the subway, Brooklyn teenager Mile Morales develops mysterious powers that transform him into Spider-Man. When he meets Peter Parker, he soon realizes that there are many others who share his special talents. All of the various Spider-Men will have to band together when villains threaten the safety of the Spider-Verse and the world. Rated PG. Please register online.

Potato Chip Taste-Off
Friday, August 2nd, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Honey barbecue, dill pickle, crispy taco, Maui onion...the varieties are endless! Join our feeding frenzy and rank the potato chip flavors, from "awesome" to "awful." Please register online.

Kooky Contests
Friday, August 9th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Struble Room, Chester County Library
Jump into our kooky contests inspired by the Guinness World Records Book: How many marshmallows can you eat in 10 seconds without using your hands? How many rolls of toilet paper can you balance on your head? Join us for these and other wacky adventures! Please register online.

Craft Night in the Teen Zone
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8
Join us each week in the Teen Zone (second floor) to make a fun craft or learn how to knit! Drop-in: no registration is required.