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TEEN SUMMER READING GAME (7th - 12th graders)
Printable sheet with all the details
June 22 - August 18 -- Win prizes for reading, reviewing books and movies, and even just checking materials out of the library!

Earn points by checking out materials from the library, reading books, reviewing books, volunteering, and more! As you accrue points you qualify to win free books and free ice cream. Also, the more points you accrue the more raffle tickets you will get; and one lucky winner of the raffle will win a FitBit.

Sign up for summer reading at the library or online at: ONLINE READING GAME.

Please note that you may not accrue more than 10 points for volunteering per week. Also, you may not accrue more than 5 points for checking out materials per week.

Contact Amy for more information about the Summer Reading Game. You can reach Amy:
  • by email at
  • by text at 914-487-3123
  • by fb at
  • by phone at 914-941-7072
  • or visit in person at the library!

Saturday, September 9 at 2 - 3 pm

Teen summer reading game participants are invited to this celebration with “door prizes,” minute-to-win-it style challenges and make your own ice cream sundaes. The winner of the Fitbit raffle will be revealed. To register contact Amy Kaplan at

MAKE IT MENTORS (13 year olds and up)
Mondays at 4:00 - 5:00 pm (July 3 - August 14) -- Register to be an official helper while children create something different each week. Contact Amy Kapan at 941-7072 or

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (7th - 12th graders)
June 26 - August 18 -- Stop by to see Amy Kaplan or Ricki Goe anytime the library is open to be assigned a task that can really help the library out! This is another way to earn points for your summer reaidng game scorecard. Please note you may not accrue more than 15 point a week for volunteering...but you may volunteer as often as you wish! We are very grateful for all of your help.

BUILD UP OUR COMMUNITY (4th - 8th graders)
Tuesday, July 18 at 5 pm
Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm
Participants will create things to donate to nursing homes, animal shelters, and preschools in our community.

ANY BOOK, BOOK CLUB (4th - 8th graders)
Tuesdays at 6:30 - 7:15 pm (June 27, July 11, 18 and 25) Participants can talk about any book they are having been reading, listen to Amy booktalk some of her favorites, play some book related games and more.