Teen Summer Reading 2021

Join us for Reading Colors YOUR World SRP!

How to join the Summer Reading Program

 

  1. Sign up via Beanstack
  2. Each week, read a book OR attend a library program OR complete one of the week's activities
  3. Complete each weekly badge by the end of the week (Friday) to be entered into the weekly raffle
  4. Finish eight badges by July 31 to earn a completion prize pack and entry into our Grand Prize Raffle

Questions? Visit our main Summer Reading Page for all the details

 

 

What you can win (Teen prizes)

Weekly raffle prizes include:

  • Kindle Fire
  • Bluetooth headphones
  • Gift card to Comic Book Shop
  • Make your own ukulele kit
  • Tie dye kit
  • Stamp carving kit
  • Make a Robotic Arm kit

Grand Prize:

6 month subscription to Universal Yum

 

Teen Summer Programs

Open to teens entering grades 6-12, funded in part by a grant from the California State Library 

Questions? Email Portia pcarryer@sanleandro.org

DIY Comic Strips 

June 2, 4-5pm 

Use basic drawing supplies from home and join us on Zoom to brainstorm characters, scenes, and then create your own comic strip!

Click here to register starting 5/14 

Digital Escape Rooms 

Wednesday June 9, 4-5pm 

Join us on Zoom as we work together to try and escape a digital escape room! Puzzles, riddles, mazes, and more!

Click here to register starting 5/14

Abstract Self-Portrait in Thread: Intro to Embroidery 

June 16, 4-6pm 

Pick up a kit from the library and then join us on Zoom to learn how to create an abstract self-portrait using basic embroidery stitches!

Click here to register starting 5/14 

 

Homemade Paper Houseplants 

Friday June 18, 4-5:30pm

Love the look of houseplants but worry that you don’t have a green thumb? Craft a beautiful houseplant with paper! You don’t have to be super crafty for this event. Kit available for pick up.

Click here to register

Inflatable Toys (made out of chip bags!) 

June 23, 4-5pm 

Turn trash (chip bags) into inflatable toys! Pick up a kit at the library and then join us on Zoom to experiment, build, and explore.

Click here to register starting 5/14 

Your First Quest: Roleplaying Game for Beginners 

Wednesday June 30, 4-6pm 

Join us on Zoom to create a character and work together to navigate a quest! No experience necessary

Click here to register starting 5/14 

 

Can You Build It? Scavenger Hunt Challenge 

July 7, 4-5pm 

Pick up some basic supplies from the library and join us on Zoom to see who can build the tallest tower, strongest bridge, best monster trap, and more! 

Click here to register here starting 6/14 

Embroidered Canvas Line Art 

Wednesday July 14, 4-5:30pm 

Pick up a kit from the library and then join us on Zoom to create a piece of great aesthetic art!

Click here to register here starting 6/14

Harry Potter Trivia 

Friday July 16th 4-5pm

By popular demand, we’ve got a whole new trivia game dedicated to the Harry Potter series! Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, or Hufflepuff, and, um, of course, Muggles welcome, join us for the amazing Harry Potter Trivia game!

Click here to register

 

Beyond PE: Intro to Fitness

Wednesday July 21, 4-5pm

Join us on Zoom to learn about fitness beyond PE with Radically Fit, a body-positive community gym. We’ll explore what fitness and movement can look like when we center feeling good in our bodies.

Click here to register here starting 6/14

Intro to Juggling 

Thursday July 22, 4-5pm 

Join us at the Main Library for a socially-distanced intro to juggling lesson! No experience necessary; in person program

Click here to register here starting 6/14 

Creative Writing

Wednesday July 28, 4-5pm

Join us on Zoom for an inspiring creative writing session: we’ll write to prompts, talk about what makes writing good, and have a chance to share our work with one another.

Click here to register here starting 6/14