2015 Teen Summer Reading: “UNMASK!”

Participate in our fun summer program and get rewarded for reading and attending fun events! Registration opens on June 24 and closes on July 31. Prizes include candy, water bottles, free books to keep, Chipotle, and free ticket packets to the Topsfield Fair! Additionally, two lucky grand prize winners will receive $50 gift cards to Barnes and Noble and Best Buy.

There are 3 ways to sign up:

1) Visit the Teens Table on Summer Reading Sign Up Night! Get free ice cream, too. 😀
Wednesday, June 24 from 6:30 PM — 8:00 PM

2) And/or attend our first event, Candy Sushi!
Thursday, July 2 from 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

3) OR, sign up at the Reference Desk (or in the YA Office whenever Allison is there) any time starting Thursday, June 25.

July Events

All events are open only to teens in grades 6-12 unless otherwise noted!

Candy Sushi
Thursday, July 2, 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
Learn how to make delicious CANDY sushi and compete for a prize! Note: this program has limited materials. If there is an overwhelming turnout, attendance may have to be capped to ensure a fun and safe program for attendees.

HUNGER GAMES Basic Survival Course
Monday, July 6, 2:30 PM — 3:30 PM
Calling all tributes! Learn how to build a quick fire, archery basics, how to create life-saving shelter anywhere, and much more!

Blacklight Glow Party
Thursday, July 9, 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Party in the dark & play fun glowing games.

Merylthon-Movie: Into the Woods* (Note: This event is not eligible for raffle tickets.)
Tuesday, July 14, 3:45 PM — 6:00 PM
Fairy tales collide in a modern musical twist on Happily Ever After. All ages are welcome at this special event!

Henna Tattoos
Wednesday, July 15, 1:30 PM — 4:30 PM
Get an awesome henna tattoo that lasts up to 2 weeks! Must bring signed waiver. Waivers are available in the library; you can also click here to print one from home. Sign up not required, but encouraged to possibly minimize wait time. Click here to sign up!

Anime Club
Tuesday, July 21, 3:30 PM — 5:30 PM
Eat snacks and have fun with other fans!

Giant Games
Wednesday, July 22, 1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Play LIFESIZE games including Jenga, Checkers, Snakes and Ladders, and more!

Fear Factor: International Foods
Friday, July 24, 2:30 PM — 4:00 PM
Try foods from around the world.

Fandom Tea Party
Tuesday, July 28, 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
Fans of Marvel, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Percy Jackson, and more, can geek out at this tea party featuring fandom teas and crafts!

Pizza and a Movie
Thursday, July 30, 12:00 PM — 2:00 PM
Join us for a movie *title TBA* and free pizza lunch!

August Events

Teen Murder Mystery
Weds., Aug. 5, 2:00 PM — 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?!

Teen Yoga
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
Suitable for all levels of experience. Learn how to stretch, meditate, and perform
different yoga poses with a certified yogi.

End of Summer Reading Photobooth / Prize Day
Weds., Aug. 12, 2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Drop in to redeem your game card, collect any prizes, and take some pictures in our photo booth!

Anime Club* (Note: This event is not eligible for raffle tickets.)
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 3:30 PM — 5:30 PM
Eat snacks and have fun with other fans!

“Unmask!” is sponsored by the Beverly Public Library, the Friends of the Beverly Public Library, Mass. Library System, the Boston Bruins, the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners, and the Topsfield Fair.

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