2017 Teen Summer Reading Program
Ottumwa Public Library
May 30th - August 11th, 2017
How it works:
- This program is for teens going into the 9th grade through 12th grade.
- Starting May 25th come to OPL to sign up and receive the reading log for June.
- Finish the June reading log and return it to the library before the end of June to receive a prize bag.
- Starting June 24th come to OPL to pick up your reading log for July.
- Finish the July reading log and return it to the library before the end of July to receive another prize bag.
- Starting July 25th come to OPL to pick up your shortened reading log for August.
- Finish the August reading log and return it to the library before August 11 to receive your last prize.
- For each reading log you turn in (a limit of one per month, per teen) you will be entered into a drawing for the Teen Grand Prize!
- First Prize is a $100 Amazon Gift Card!
- Second and third place will win a Build a Better World prize pack!
Want to tell the world about a great book you just read? Write a review for the library! Your review will be published on the library’s website and will earn you another entry to win the Summer Reading Program Grand Prize!
What’s going on at the library for teens?
- The First Friday of Each Month at 4:00PM- Choose Your Own Book Book Club! Teens are invited to choose their own book to discuss based on that month’s genre pick. This summer’s genres are: June- Action and Adventure! July- Mystery! August- Historical Fiction!
- The Second Friday of Each Month at 4:00PM- Teen Graphic Novel Club! Discuss your favorite superhero, comic, graphic novel or manga with other graphic novel fans and maybe learn about a new favorite!
- The Second and Fourth Tuesday of Each Month at 4:00PM- Teen Writers Group! Writers are encouraged to bring samples of their work to be read, or simply discuss various topics regarding the writing and publishing processes. All types of writing are welcome.
- Saturday, August 12 from 3-5PM: End of summer reading program Teen Trivia Party! Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading Program by playing a trivia game and eating pizza! The Grand Prize winner will be announced at the end of the trivia game. (Please note, attendance at the trivia party is not required in order to win the Grand Prize).
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A very special thank you to our local sponsors for their support of the Summer Reading Program: Ottumwa Kiwanis, OPL Friends, John Deere, McDonalds, Taco Bell, Sonic, Subway, The Ottumwa YMCA, Patritto Orthodontics, Dr. Thomas W. Evans DDS and the Knights of Columbus.