Teen Summer Reading Challenge – Daniel Boone Regional Library

Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Teen Summer ReadingThe Daniel Boone Regional Library is challenging youth ages 12-18 to read for 15 hours, submit three book reviews and do seven fun, library-related activities. Complete this Summer Reading challenge, and beginning July 1, you’ll receive a free book. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for other fun rewards including an Amazon Fire tablet.

Step One: Register for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge. Download a reading tracker to help you manage your reading, reviews and activities.

Step Two: Submit three book reviews.

Step Three: Complete any seven of these activities.

  • Apply for a library card.
  • Attend a library program. Check out our event calendar.
  • Read by flashlight.
  • Camp outside under the stars.
  • Read a story from another culture.
  • Star struck! Read a celebrity biography or autobiography.
  • Observe a meteor shower or falling star.
  • Identify a constellation.
  • Watch a sci-fi film or TV show using the Hoopla or Kanopy app.
  • Track the phases of the moon.
  • Participate in the Night Photography Contest for Teens. Details available after June 4 at www.dbrl.org/teens.
  • Stream or download free music using the Freegal app.
  • Read a book from the library’s teen Summer Reading booklist.
  • Download an ebook, audiobook or comic.
  • Share your favorite Summer Reading photo on Instagram and tag us (@dbrl.library).

Step Four: When you’re finished, bring your completed reading record to any library or bookmobile stop and receive your free book, beginning July 1. You’ll also be entered into a drawing for other fun rewards including an Amazon Fire tablet.

Throughout the summer, the library will host free film screenings, coding programs, escape rooms, a cosplay costume con and more! Check out the library’s event calendar and subscribe to our email newsletter to receive updates on future teen programs.