Summer Reading


Tails & Tales Teen Summer Reading

July 6 – August 20, 2021

Open to teens (Grades 6 – 12) living in New Rochelle. Beat the summer blues by joining this year’s Teen Summer Reading program! Read, complete missions, and win prizes. The first 15 registrants will receive a free bag with goodies! Sign up at nrplny12.readsquared.com or come to the 3rd floor reference desk at the Main Library to get started. 

SUMMER PROGRAMS
MasterClass
Learn from the pro’s! Watch pre-recorded videos from MasterClass.
July 9 & 16, 10 am – R.L. Stine Teaches Writing for Young Audiences
July 12, 10 am – Brandon McMillan Teaches Dog Training
July 23, 10 am – Simone Biles Teaches Gymnastics Fundamentals (Olympics)
July 26 & August 2, 10 am – Stephen Curry Teaches Shooting, Ball-Handling & Scoring
July 30, 10 am – Serena Williams Teaches Tennis (Olympics)
August 6, 10 am – Tony Hawk Teaches Skateboarding (Olympics)
August 9 & 16, 10 am – Margaret Atwood Teaches Creative Writing
August 13 & 20, 10 am – James Patterson Teaches Writing
August 23 & 30, 10 am – Bobbi Brown Teaches Makeup and Beauty (Fashion Week)
August 27, 10 am – Tan France Teaches Style for Everyone (Fashion Week)

Miscellaneous
July 17, 10:30 am – Tips for the Talk for Parents & Guardians
July 19, 10 am – Healthy Relationships: A Talk for Teens
July 29 & August 19, 3 – 8 pm – Video Game Tournament

Weekly Programs
Monday – Friday, 4 pm – Outdoor Sports in the Garden
Tuesdays, 3 pm – Twitch Stream Game Night
Wednesdays, 3 pm – Painting with Bob Ross
Thursdays, 3 pm – Teen Movie Night

Visit nrpl.evanced.info/signup for more information, locations, and more library events!

GRAB & GO SUMMER READING BAGS

Want to chill out and relax at home? Have nothing to do? Pick up a bag full of free books, crafts (with instructions!), bookmarks, and other goodies at the 3rd floor reference desk while supplies last. One bag per teen.

Read when you like.
Make a craft when you like.
Everything is yours to keep!

SUMMER READING BOOKS

Now available! Summer reading books may be found in the 2nd floor Teen Room behind the semi-circular desk. For digital copies, go to OverDrive or hoopla. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Ask a staff member on the 3rd floor reference desk. We are more than happy to assist you!