TeenSlogan SRP 2016Summer Reading Program


Tween/Teen Programming

6th through 12th grade

Summer Reading Program REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, June 1  – Stop by the YS Help Desk!


Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meetings

We’ll talk about fun upcoming programs, how to prepare, what movies to watch or games to play, and future library events.

Saturdays at 12:00 pm

June 11; July 9, 23; August 6.


Summer Reading 2016

This summer, Get In The Game, READ!  Easy reading goals, prizes, raffles, activities & crafts and great evening entertainment for the whole family. You’ll have a blast while keeping your reading skills sharp!

Sign up starts Wednesday, June 1. For North Riverside residents up to age 18, and non-resident Komarek students.  Stop by the YS Help Desk on the lower level to register!

Once you’ve registered for Get In The Game, Read!, you can sign-up for the following programs at the YS Help Desk.  What’s better than signing up for these neat programs?  Bringing a guest with you!  Don’t miss these awesome Tween/Teen programs…


Food Battles!

Who will win THE GOLD in the cupcake and pizza events?  No cooking required…but bring your appetite!

SRP + guest 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

June 1: Cupcake Wars

June 15:  Pizza Wars


Wii Play Games & Watch Movies

Swing by to enjoy a movie (or make fun of it) while you compete at video games!  We have XBOX and Wii, so you know it’s going to be a friendly competition.  Win or lose, pizza will be served!

2016 PG-13 Movie Permission Slip  and  Parent Permission Slip-Gaming

SRP + guest 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

June 4, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 16, August 6 (+ Minute to Win It)


Just Craftin’ Around!

Make fun crafts and hang out.  Bring yourself and your imagination…and your appetite for pizza, of course.  No skill required; there’s no right or wrong way to have fun making stuff!

SRP + guest 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

June 8:  Design a Mug; June 22: Color Your Own T-Shirt; July 6:  8-Bit Creations         

July 13:  Cork Board Art


Minute to Win It

You have sixty seconds to complete a super easy challenge with household items. Wait, time is counting down! Is it still easy? Are you going to win in time? Feeling scared? Can you beat your opponent? Can you become the ultimate champion?!  Find out at Minute to Win It!

SRP + guest 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

June 11, July 9, July 23, August 6 (+ Wii Play Games &…)


Hero vs. Villain Party

Do you prefer Captain America to Superman?  Do you like The Joker more than Batman?  Did you root for Harry or Voldemort?  How much do you like Katniss?  We’ll be watching movies, playing games, decorating cookies, eating pizza and celebrating heroes and villains!

SRP + guest 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Wednesday July 27 at 5:30 p.m.


Hollywood Calls…

Yes, we’re celebrating YOU and how much of an awesome summer you had in 2016!  You’ll make movie posters, music soundtracks, fill up a book full of funny stories, and eat lots of pizza and candy!

SRP + guest 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Wednesday August 3 at 5:30 p.m.



Summer Teen/Tween Volunteers – 6th – 12th grade (fall)

Earn community service hours this summer while having fun!  Pick up a Teen/Tween Summer Volunteer application at the YS Help Desk.


Summer Junior Volunteers – SRP 5th grade (fall)

Whether you’ve already joined our Junior Volunteers, or interested in applying, stop by the YS Help Desk to find out more!



Wanted:  Teen Book Reviews

Have you read an amazing book recently?  Write a review!  Simply email youthservices@northriversidelibrary.org with a 2-3 paragraph review with the title and author included. Reviews are edited for content and may be published on our website.  Community service hours are given for your time!


Thank You to our 2015 Summer Teen Volunteers…

…for donating 500 + hours this summer!thank you

Sophia Arcos, Yulissa Balderas, Miranda Bucio, Garrett Foy, Alisa Garcia, Amelia Garcia, Marina Golub, Amaya Gonzalez, Zirui Guo, Elizabeth Hernandez, Marta Janas, Melinda Kellstrom, Chris Mango, Itzel Mancilla, Cale Manning, Samantha McDonald, Kevin McKenna, Migle Medelis, Denise Navarro, Analiz Nunez, Molly O’Toole, Jenna Quinn, Ana Santisteban, Melissa Tovar, Eric Watson, Grace Watylyk & Clark Williamson.