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Summer Reading Teen Reader Instructions

  • Recommended for teens.
  • Starting the day you pick up this reading log, read anything you like—books, magazines, newspapers, even listen to audio books or try a playaway.
  • Read a little bit each day.
  • Keep track of how much time you spend reading on your reading log.
  • You can also earn minutes by doing activities listed on the back of your reading log.
  • Limit 5 hours of activities, please.
  • When you've read 15 hours, bring this reading log into the Library for a free book of your choice.
  • All finishers will receive an invitation to an end-of-summer party for teens.
  • Turn in the entry form for a chance to win other prizes.
    NOTE: You can't get prizes the same day you sign-up.
  • Don’t Forget! Your school required reading will count DOUBLE toward your reading time.
  • All reading logs need to be returned by July 31st, 2012.
  • When you return your completed reading log you can enter to win Prizes!


Download Reading Log


School Summer Reading Lists


Tracking Your Reading Time

Use a clock, watch, or stopwatch to keep track of your reading time.
Fill in a section on your reading log for each 15 minutes of reading time.

You can also earn minutes by doing activities. 


Activities can count for up to a total of 5 hours of reading time

  • Earn double minutes for school required reading. For example: 15 minutes of school required reading will count for 30 minutes.
  • Bring a friend to sign-up for Summer Reading - earn 15 minutes.
  • Come to a program at the Library - earn 15 minutes.
  • Bring a friend to a program at the Library - earn 15 minutes.
  • Read to someone - earn 15 minutes.


Summer Reading Events for Teens

You can register to attend an event starting two weeks before it.

Fizz! Boom! Bang! Summer Reading Kick-off

Sign up for Summer Reading, enjoy a magic show and learn how sometimes magic can be science.
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Eagle Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Age Groups: families