Teen Summer Reading

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Earbuds

Track your reading time online, earn reading awards, and participate in one or more teen "challenges" for a chance to win fantastic giveaways.

The first 75 teens to read 10 hours and claim their prize will receive free earbuds with phone stand!

Prizes include Bruins giveaways and gift cards to Amazon, Dave's Diner, iTunes, GameStop, Regal Cinemas, Target, and TreeTop Adventures.
 

Sign Up

Youth in grades 6-12 can register ANYTIME online or at the library between June 16—August 30.

Teen Summer Reading PosterClick on the Teen Summer Reading Login link to create your account in Wandoo Reader, our online summer reading program.

Read what you like:  books, graphic novels, web pages--listening to audio books counts, too.  Log your reading time in Wandoo Reader little by little or in large chunks of time--whatever works for you.

You'll receive a message when you've won an award!

Youth entering grade 6 have the option to participate in either the children's or teen summer reading program.

Teen Summer Reading Flyer (Printer-friendly PDF)

 

 

Reading Prizes

When you complete one of the reading goals below, you will be eligible for a prize.  Prizes can be picked up at the Main Floor desk.Teen Summer Reading Prizes

  • 4 hours —Choice of coupon to a local business
  • 8 hours —Challenge Sheet (submit your answer online to enter the Amazon Challenge Raffle) and form for a free ticket to a PawSox game 
  • 10 hours —Earbuds with phone stand to 1st 75 readers to claim their prize 
  • 12 hours — 1st free book from selected titles, 
  • 16 hours —Personalized bookplate in a book from the library collection 
  • 20 hours —2nd free book
  • 30 hours —Automatic Entry into Raffle for 2 high-definition Bluetooth Wireless Speakers

Thank you to Chipotle, Dairy Queen, The Pawtucket Red Sox, and TreeTop Adventures for their generous donations!

 

Pawtucket Red Sox

Earn a free ticket to a summer PawSox game. When you complete 8 hours of reading in the Teen program, you'll receive a PawSox letter that counts as a free ticket to an evening game of the Pawtucket Red Sox on Friday, August 17.PawSox Logo  Take the form home and decide if you will be purchasing additional tickets for your family.  Send your completed form back to the PawSox and they will either mail your tickets back to you or notify you that they will be waiting at the ball park.  All summer reading participants who attend the game will be honored on the field in a pre-game ceremony and receive a special reading certificate.  

 

Prize Pack Reading Raffle

You could win one of six Prize Packs!  When you first register for the program, put a check next to each of the Prize Packs you are interested in winning.  You'll be entered in raffle drawings for only those packs that you checked.  If you change your mind later on, log into your account, click on the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the page, and select Edit Profile.  You can edit any of your registration information, including which Prize Packs you would like to win.

The raffle is weighted by the amount of time you read.  Each hour that you log counts as one "chance" in the raffle. The more hours that you log, the greater your chances are of being a Prize Pack winner.

Prize Pack Contents

Teen Summer Reading Raffle Prizes

Libraries Rock! themed items:

  • 1 Free Admission to TreeTop Adventures (rope climbing and zip-line park)
  • Libraries Rock! Tote Bag 
  • 4-input high-speed USB hub
  • USB flexi-light
  • Libraries Rock! Lanyard

Each pack also contains one of these items:

  • $50 Amazon gift card
  • $25 Dave's Diner gift card
  • $40 GameStop gift card
  • $40 iTunes gift card
  • $30 Regal Cinemas gift card
  • $40 Target gift card
Thank you to Dave's Diner and TreeTop Adventures for their generous donations!

 

You Rock! Amazon Challenge

"You Rock!" Amazon Challenge Raffle

Try taking on one of the many teen "challenges" created to reflect this year's theme Libraries Rock!  Tune in to yourself, your community, and your world through music, reading, volunteering, and engaging in mental, physical, and creative activities.  For every challenge you complete, you'll earn a raffle chance towards a $50 Amazon gift card.

Challenges

Read, create, compete.  You'll find a complete list of available challenges and their instructions under the Challenges tab on your Wandoo Reader Dashboard.  You'll receive a message when you've completed a challenge.  

Share your book reviews, artwork, and other creative pieces throughout the summer!

The winners of the Amazon Challenge Raffle will announced soon after August 30.  One raffle prize per participant.

 

More Prize Drawings

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Boston Bruins Raffle

When you read, you score!  When you register for the Summer Reading program, say "Yes" to participating in the Bruins Program and you could be eligible to win some fantastic prizes from the Boston Bruins, our state sponsors of the Massachusetts Summer Reading program.  Winners are announced in the Fall.  Check out the Boston Bruins flier for prize details.

 

The Big E

The Big E Prize Drawing

How would you like to try deep-fried oreos, key-lime-pie-on-a-stick, or the famous Big E Cream Puff?    By participating in the summer reading program, you could win two tickets to The Big E (Eastern States Exposition) held in West Springfield, MA from September 14—September 30.  The Big E is an annual fair representing the six New England states.  You can see replicas of the six New England state houses, livestock displays, a petting zoo, a circus, amusement rides, and concerts--and a wide range of delicious food!

To enter the drawing, say "Yes" to the Big E prize drawing when you register for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge.

The Western Massachusetts Library Advocates Board of Directors arranged with the Eastern States Exposition to provide each Massachusetts public library summer reading program with two general admission tickets to be used as incentives.

 

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Libraries Rock! is sponsored by the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and supported through the generosity of the Wildred M. Silvia Trust and the Friends of the Middleborough Public Library.