Summer Reading 2014: Spark a Reaction
Earn prizes for reading and attending library events! The more you read, and the more you do, the more you win!
Level 1 – fun things like Bacon notepads, Star Wars notebooks,
manicure sets, and much more!
Level 2 – free book or a free burrito
Level 3 – Topsfield Fair ticket packets
Level 4 – raffle tickets towards a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card or a $50 Best Buy gift card*
To Sign Up:
Attend a teen event and sign up while you’re there!
Or, see Allison in the Young Adult Office or a librarian at the Reference Desk through Thursday, July 31.
The following events are open only to young adults entering grades 6 through 12.
Wednesday, June 25,11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Compete in an epic cupcake decorating challenge. Winner gets a prize!
Pizza and Game Day
Tuesday, July 1, 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM
Play board games, listen to music, and eat free pizza.
Harry Potter Marathon Week: Movie 1!
Tuesday, July 8, 12:15 — 2:45 PM
Join us for the first Harry Potter movie and free pizza. Get sorted into a house and compete for a prize. Extra points for those who stay for the swords program at 4 PM!
Tuesday, July 8, 4:00 — 5:30 PM
Check out a large collection of historical swords, learn all about them, and see live demonstrations. Some may even get to try their own hand!
Harry Potter Marathon: Movies 2 & 3!
Wednesday, July 9, 11:00 AM — 4:15 PM
Join us for the second and third movies. Free pizza will be served!
Harry Potter Craft Day!
Thursday, July 10, 12:00 — 1:00 PM
Make a golden snitch and listen to Wizard Rock (Harry Potter fan music).
Harry Potter Marathon Week: Movie 4!
Friday, July 11, 1:30 — 4:15 PM
Join us for the fourth movie and special treats including non-alcoholic butterbeer. Winner will be awarded the House Cup!
Tuesday, July 15, 3:30—5:30 PM
Watch anime with other fans, eat snacks, and have fun!
Thursday, July 17, 2:00 — 4:30 PM
Kind of like the game CLUE—but more fun. Everyone will be assigned a role, and you’ll get to act it out. Who killed the victim, and who will solve the mystery?!
Project Runway: Teen Edition
Friday, July 25, 1:30 — 3:30 PM
Take the challenge! Teens will form groups with at least one designer and model, and design an outfit out of materials provided. No sewing skills necessary. Winner gets a $25 gift card to use at any store(s) of their choice at the Northshore Mall!
Tuesday, July 29, 1:30 — 4:30 PM
Get an awesome henna tattoo that lasts up to 2 weeks! Must bring signed waiver. Click here for printable form.
Sign up not required, but encouraged. To sign up, click here and submit the online form.
National Teen Lock-In: all night sleepover in the library
Friday, August 1, 7 PM through Saturday, August 2, 7 AM
Spend the whole night in the library playing games, eating, and more. Video chat with other teens at libraries around the country AND authors Marissa Meyer, Michelle Gagnon, and Claudia Gray! Registration required. Permission slips are available now, and must be in by July 25. To request a permission slip, email Allison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROBOTS ON THE RUN
Monday, August 11, 2:00—4:00 PM
Learn all about circuits, and build your own functional robot. Registration required; to register online click here!
Tuesday, August 19, 3:30—5:30 PM
Watch anime, eat snacks, and have fun!