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Teen Summer Reading 2015

Escape the Ordinary_K copySign-up begins for Petoskey District Library’s (PDL) summer teen programs NOW.

GO to the TEEN Summer Readings Record site  to sign up.

There are two components to all of PDL’s summer programs: keeping track of reading and programs. Teens may participate in either or both.

We have just hired a Teen Librarian and more details will be forthcoming soon.  In the meantime, read on, sign up (read, record, repeat) and make note of the programs that we do have lined up for you


The Teen Anime’ Club will meet in the Program Room, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in the Program Room, Fridays June 26 – August 21.  The group will view anime and discuss activities that they may wish to do with the new Teen Librarian.

School Library Journal’s “Summerteen,” a virtual conference program that connects teens, authors and panels dealing with teen issues and books, 11:00a.m. – 5:15p.m., Thursday, August 13, in the Lower Level Meeting Room.  It is not necessary to stay the whole day.  Light refreshments will be available. Find out more at

Make Magazine’s Maker Camp: July 6 – August 22. Teens and parents may get an idea of what Maker Camp is like at

Synch -see Synch page.

There will certainly be more information about these programs and some others a well; watch this page, our events calendar and sign up for our Teen eNews to stay informed.

Of course the most important part is your reading; you keep track of your reading (the number of books & the number of hours), WE check your reading record and at:

2 hours You get a Participation Certificate.
10 hours A sticker on your certificate, your name on our Walls of Fame AND a Level I prize ticket which you take to the Youth services desk and trade for a prize bag.
 25 hours A special certificate sent to your school in the fall.  Your name on our Level II “Walls of Fame,” ANOTHER prize bag.
Keep reading all that you can until August 31 For a shot at a plaque or trophy for being the “TTR” (Top Teen Reader!)

updated 6/07/15