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Granby Library Teen Summer Reading Program

June 12 - August 18, 2023

For students in grade 7 -12
Download the Teen Summer Reading Program Sheet Here

Read your required Summer Reading books or just for fun books and you’ll have a chance to win one of several great prizes at the Granby Library! You may also buy a great book, from a special selection, with 1 raffle ticket. FOR EACH BOOK YOU READ THIS SUMMER, FILL OUT A RAFFLE TICKET in the Teen Room!

Stop in to grab a log sheet to keep track of your reading and return it to the library. After you have read one book, you get a free coupon for a Cindy's Drive-In ice cream cone and one raffle ticket. Return your completed sheet by August 18th

Granby Library Teen Summer Reading Program

Weekly Drop-in Activities

Teens 11-18yrs.
To be done in the Library
Drop in & UNWIND!

June 20- 30 beaded bracelets
*While supplies last

July 5 - 14: Bookmarks

July 18-28: Zentangle

August 1-11: Assorted paper crafts

Dungeons & Dragons Group

*This group is currently full

If you are interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons when we get a second Dungeon Master, leave us your name and contact information and we will contact you when we can start a second group at the library.

Read about our Dungeon Master:
Matthew Trudeau is an avid tabletop RPG player and a long-time advocate of games and playing for children and adults alike. He has a BS in 'Electronic Game Design and Interactive Development' and formerly operated a jigsaw puzzle and board game shop in Portland, ME, through which he regularly organized play events for libraries, colleges, businesses, and his own game shop. He has been playing Dungeons and Dragons for over twenty years, working with all ages and backgrounds to strengthen problem solving skills, teamwork, and creativity, while also providing spaces for fun and enriching social experiences.

Teen Knitting

Knitting will be held on select Saturdays at 11am. Check the calendar for dates.

Magic the Gathering

Fridays 3:30 – 5pm

All formats & All levels invited to join. Decks will be provided if needed.
DROP IN TO PLAY! Bring decks if you have them!  Ages 10 & up
**Please add your name to the signup/ contact sheet to be notified of cancellations and updates. The signup sheet folder is located at the entrance of the Young Adult Room.

Apply to be a Teen Volunteers

*Currently all teen volunteer positions are full, however we will contact you when a position opens up.

Looking for a great way to contribute to your community, share your skills and talents, impress colleges and future employers, and/or get community service hours for graduation?
Granby Public Library wants to help you help us! We are looking for teens (ages 13 - 18 years) to help in a variety of ways:
  • Craft Preparation
  • Organizing & Shelving Materials
  • Cleaning/Organizing the Library
  • Assistance with Children's Programs
Other? If you're interested in volunteering or collaborating in a different manner as part of a project for another organization (National Honors Society, Boy Scouts of America, etc.), please discuss this with the Youth Services Librarian, Janice McArdle

You may print the following forms, or visit the Library to pick up a Teen Volunteer Form and a copy of our Teen Volunteer Policy. Forms can then be turned in at the library Attention: Janice McArdle.

Become a Library Book Reviewer

Write reviews to help other choose what to read.

  • Books published within the last 2 years.
  • Teen books (fiction, nonfiction, or biographies)
  • Graphic novels or manga
  • You’ll receive 1 hour of community service for each review, as long as it meets the requirements – we will provide a brief outline.
Fill out a Teen Book Reviewer Application to start
Pick up a Volunteer Book Review Form for easy guidelines.
We suggest typing your review into a Word document, spell-checking it, and then pasting it into the body of an email. Please do not attach a file.