Teen Summer Reading Program

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The Teen Summer Reading Program is almost here! We are busy planning lots of fun events for you to participate in that celebrate space and “A Universe of Stories“!

Registration begins on Monday, June 24 at 10 am. Youth entering grades 6-12 can stop by the library to sign up and collect a goodie bag just for registering. NEW this year, when you let us know how much you read each week, you can come into the library to receive a scratch-off ticket for an instant prize. You will also receive raffle tickets for a chance at one of our 3 Grand Prize Teen Raffle Baskets simply by registering, checking out books, and attending library programs.

We hope that you’re as excited about these upcoming events as we are!
(Events with an asterisk require registration. All events are for youth entering grades 6-12, unless otherwise stated.)

Thursday Evening Teen Events Teen_Author_Instagram

  • June 27 – Montgomery County “One Book, One Author” Visit with Young Adult novelist, Christine Kendall – Receive her book Riding Chance when you register!
  • July 11 – Stranger Things Escape Room* (Register for one of four time slots)
  • July 18 – Galaxy Bath Bombs
  • July 25 – Art in the Park – Acrylic fluid paintings & cosmic suncatchers
  • August 1 – Bottle Rockets
  • August 8 – Teen Summer Reading Closing Party with treats and trivia

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Weekly tabletop and role-playing gaming, featuring both new games and classics like D&D and MTG. Beginners welcome!

Wednesdays at 7 pm
June 26-August 7 (except July 10)

Robot Wranglers

Learn to code with robots including Cue, Dash & Dot, Sphero, Ozobots & Makey Makey.

For students entering grades 6-8

Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm
July 2*, July 30* & August 13*

Super Sitter Babysitting Course*

Receive hands-on training in infant and toddler care, safety tips, and procedures from a Red Cross instructor.

$25 fee includes workbook, hand-outs, and Babysitter Certification

Open to ages 11-18College Application Writing for Students June 2019

Mondays from 1-3 pm
August 5, 12, 19 & 26
(Must attend all four classes to receive certification.) 

Click here to register for the course!

College Applications: Write Them Right*

Learn essay-writing tips that will help your personality to shine through.

Designed for students entering grades 10 & 11

Monday, June 24 – Sign Up Now!
6:30-8 pm

Corresponding class for parents* will be held on Monday, July 22.


Visit our online calendar for more information on all of these events and to register for individual events. You can also download the Teen Summer Reading Brochure. Follow @HVLTeen on Twitter and @HVLTeen on Instagram for Teen Program updates.

Many thanks to our wonderful Teen Summer Reading Program sponsors:

  • Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library
  • Dairy Queen of Bethayres
  • Lee’s Hoagie House of Southampton
  • Penn Cinema, Huntingdon Valley
  • Speed Raceway

Enjoy this COOL Teen Summer Reading teaser put together by our CAPs students!