Welcome to the 2016 Teen Summer Reading Club! We hope you are as excited as we are for a summer full of awesome programs, prizes and, of course, great reads. Here’s the lowdown:
What is the Teen Summer Reading Club all about?
SRC is simple: Read books (any books at the teen level and up!) and submit reviews to be entered in our weekly and grand prize drawings, and to collect cool grab-bag prizes (you choose one for each of the first 3 reviews you submit). The more you read, the more chances you have to win! And we’ll have awesome events for you all summer long!
Who is Eligible?
Teens going into 9-12th grades in the Fall, and those who graduated high school this year only. In college already? Check out our Adult Summer Reading Club! Too young? See one of our children’s librarians for information on their amazing Summer Reading Clubs for all ages up to high school.
How to Sign Up
Register online here by filling out the Registration Form, or come by either WPL library to sign up in person.
1 book review= 1 entry into current weekly drawing + 1 entry into grand prize drawing.
How to submit reviews: There are two different ways to submit book reviews to us:
1) Good old-fashioned paper book review forms. We included a few in the SRC packet you get if you sign up in person, and you can feel free to ask for more at the reference desk if you need any. Each time you finish a book and a review, you can turn in these book reviews at the reference desk, where you will then enter your name and phone number on weekly raffle ticket and on a grand prize drawing ticket.
2) Online reviews. You can send us your reviews electronically by clicking the link on this page for the Book Review Form. Simply fill out the form with your info and review and press “submit.” We’ll receive these and enter you into both the weekly and grand prize raffles. You’ll have to come in and see us at the reference desk sometime during the summer, though, if you want to get your prizes.
We have some great Teen SRC programs this summer! Just a couple of them require (free) tickets that you can get at the reference desk, including Books + Banana Splits and the invite-only Vintage Game Party. So double check about tickets/signing up so you won’t miss out! For more info on any of our awesome programs this summer, see the calendar (on the back of this paper), the WPL website, our teen Tumblr page @ whittierplteens.tumblr.com, or—as always—ask a friendly librarian!
Grand Prize and First Prize: (ask a librarian—too awesome to post online!)
Weekly Drawing Prizes: Assorted gift card and book bundles
Grab-Bag Prizes: Pick one each for the first 3 books you review
Phew. That’s a lot of info! Any questions? Don’t hesitate to ask one of your awesome WPL librarians at the reference desk, by calling Central at 562-567-9900 or Branch at 562-567-9950, or by emailing Katie by clicking on the “Ask the Teen Librarian” button on the menu. Have a rockin’ summer!!