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Build A Better World - Teen Summer Reading 2017

DeMotte Teen Summer Reading

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Teens entering grades 6-12 are invited to read books for prizes this summer during “Build a Better World.” To participate, pick up a reading record sheet at the circulation desk of the DeMotte Library.

Weekly programs will also be offered for this age group. Join us each Thursday @ 2 pm for fun activities beginning on June 8 with Life Size Games, Yoga on June 15 (bring a towel or yoga mat), ‘Vermicomposting,’ presented by Solid Waste on June 22, Tool Time Stations on June 29, food construction on July 6, and the teen program concludes on July 13 with a party and prizes.

Registrations for all Summer Reading programs begin June 1st and are available online or by visiting or calling the DeMotte Library, 901 Birch St., SW, DeMotte, 219 987-2221.

Books For Bucks - Wheatfield Teen Summer Reading

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Teens, during the summer, reading can earn you cash! In addition, to winning coupons to local businesses for reading, in Wheatfield Library’s Books for Bucks Summer Reading Program, weekly entertainment programs will be held throughout the months of June and July.

This year’s theme for teens is “Build a Better World.” Registration for teens to participate in this year’s summer reading program begins May 31, with reading booklets available for pick-up at the library’s circulation desk.

Weekly programs will be offered for teens as well. Join us each Thursday @ 2 pm for fun activities and programs, just for this age group! This program is for teens who have completed grades 4-11.

Summer Reading is a great way to keep reading during the summer months, as well as be entertained with fun programs.

Registration is required to attend all Summer Reading Programs @ Wheatfield Library. For more information, visit or call the Wheatfield Library, 350 S Bierma St., Wheatfield, 219 956-3774.

Rensselaer Teen Summer Reading

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Teens in grades 6-12 are eligible to participate in the library’s Build a Better World Summer Reading Event, and weekly programs that are appropriate for this age group will be held on Tuesdays @ 3 pm. Sign-ups for Build a Better World also begin May 30.

The kickoff for teens participating in this year’s Summer Reading Program will also be held on Wednesday, June 7 with an Ice Cream Social from 3-4 pm, and continue each Tuesday @ 3 pm with Teen Tie Dye on June 13, Teen Robot Building on  June 20, and Create Structures with Marshmallows & Toothpicks on June 27.

Registration is required to attend, and is available online or by visiting or calling the Rensselaer Library, 208 W Susan St., Rensselaer, 219 866-5881.

Upcoming Events


Craft Day

Wheatfield
Thurs Jun 29, 2pm

for teens who have completed grades 5-11

Registration required, begins Jun 22. Call 219-956-3774 or Register Online.

Interactive Fun

Wheatfield
Thurs Jul 6, 2pm

for teens who have completed grades 5-11

Registration required, begins Jun 29. Call 219-956-3774 or Register Online.

Summer Reading Party

Wheatfield
Thurs Jul 13, 2pm

for teens who have completed grades 5-11

Registration required, begins Jul 6. Call 219-956-3774 or Register Online.