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Join other teens for Teen Read Week at your local County Library. For more event information and library locations, click on the links below.


Teen Read Week: Library Events

Date Event

Wednesday, October 5,
3:30 PM

La Canada Flintridge Library

Suncatchers!

Create your won art piece. No experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided.

Open to ages 13-17 years. Sponsored by the La Canñada Friends of the Library.

Saturday, October 8,
2:00 PM

San Gabriel Library

Teen Read-In
Teens hang outMake Teen Read Week an excuse to get lost in a book. Join us in the meeting room as we create a reading oasis complete with comfy chairs, DIY bookmarks, snacks and hot chocolate for snuggling up with that special book. Video and board games will be on hand if you need a break from all the reading. Plus prizes for all! 

Teens ages 12-17
 
Parents: Please be advised that refreshments will be provided. A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

Sunday, October 9,
10:00 AM

La Verne Library

Get Out The Vote for Teen Read Week

Too young to vote in November? Well, let your voice be heard during Teen Read Week. We'll provide this years nominations for best Young Adult novel. Once you have decided on your favorite you can cast your vote at:

http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2016-teens-top-reads

Sunday, October 9,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Read Week

Come to the library and participate in Teen Read Week. Play the Teen Read Week Database Treasure Hunt, learn to find materials and win a prize.

October 9-15, 2016.

All teens 12-19 welcome.

Tuesday, October 11,
10:00 AM

La Verne Library

Get Out The Vote for Teen Read Week

Too young to vote in November? Well, let your voice be heard during Teen Read Week. We'll provide this years nominations for best Young Adult novel. Once you have decided on your favorite you can cast your vote at:

http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2016-teens-top-reads

Tuesday, October 11,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Read Week

Come to the library and participate in Teen Read Week. Play the Teen Read Week Database Treasure Hunt, learn to find materials and win a prize.

October 9-15, 2016.

All teens 12-19 welcome.

Tuesday, October 11,
1:00 PM

Walnut Library

Teen Read Week: Blind Date with a Book

We'd like to 'hook you up' with a blind date - with a book, of course!  Check out a book that is wrapped up and labeled “Blind Date with a Book” from the Library starting on Tuesday, October 11. You won't know the identity of your blind date until you get home.  Will it be a horror or romance, funny or scary date? Complete and return the included “Rate Your Date” bookmark to your Library and tell us whether it was a good match or a dud. You will receive an incentive, while supplies last.  Program will be from October 11 thru October 22, 2016 during library business hours.


For teens 12 - 17 years old. 

 

 

Tuesday, October 11,
3:00 PM

Bell Library

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Teens- Celebrate Teen Read Week with a speed reading scavenger hunt.  Match the quotations with their corresponding books. Receive an incentive for correctly matching all the quotations.

Tuesday, October 11,
3:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Read Week

teen read week 2016 logo

Work on your bookmark contest entry at the library. The theme this year is "Read for the Fun of It!" Check out our drawing books for inspiration.

 

 All materials will be provided in the Teen Area for grades 7 -12.

 

 Image courtesy of YALSA

 

Tuesday, October 11,
3:00 PM

Graham Library

Teen Read Week Art Program

Teens will redesign and paint new cover art for popular teen books for this year's Teen Read Week!

 

Tuesday, October 11,
3:30 PM

Culver City Julian Dixon Library

Bookish Buttons for Teens

Celebrate Teen Read Week by creating a button of your favorite books! 

Grades 6-12. 

Tuesday, October 11,
3:30 PM

Diamond Bar Library

Teen Forensic Fun
Do you want to be a crime scene investigator? In this workshop, you will get the chance to dust for fingerprints, conduct PH tests, and examine other evidence to help solve a crime.
 
Registration is required at the Information Desk. 

Ages 10-17
 

Tuesday, October 11,
3:30 PM

El Monte Library

Read for the Fun of It!

 

Read for the Fun of it Art Activity

 

Teen Read Week is happening on October 9-15, 2016 and we're celebrating by decorating book ends.  You'll finally be able to display the many books you read with a style all your own.

Tuesday, October 11,
3:45 PM

Sorensen Library

Teen Read Week Scavenger Hunt

Complete a special library themed scavenger hunt to earn a spot in our international chocolate tasting on Thursday 10/13/16. 

 

Ages 12-17. 

Tuesday, October 11,
4:00 PM

Agoura Hills Library

Teen Read Week: Binge Reading Party

Celebrate Teen Read Week by vegging out in the Fireplace Room and reading to your heart's content! We'll supply the books and the snacks, so join us to "read for the fun of it!"

Parents: Please be aware that food will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available.

Teens ages 12 to 18.

Tuesday, October 11,
4:00 PM

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Teen Read Week- Open Book Night

teen girl shouting through open handsYA lit lovers unite! All ages are welcome to come and share a favorite teen book & get some ideas for your next read. 

This is for fun, so the rules are easy:  1. Introduce your book with title, author, and genre and, 2. Tell us what it's about and why you loved it.

Please note:  This event will be held in our smaller activity room.

Tuesday, October 11,
4:00 PM

Topanga Library

Teen Tuesday

Peaceful Mind Globes

Make a calming, glitter-filled jar you can take home.

Tuesday, October 11,
5:00 PM

Bell Gardens Library

Speed Reading Scavenger Hunt

In honor of Teen Read Week (October 9-15), the library is hosting a speed reading scavenger hunt for teens.  Match the quotation with its corresponding book.  First team to speed read their way through and identify all of the books correctly gets first dibs on their choice of incentives!

Tuesday, October 11,
5:00 PM

Lake Los Angeles Library

Teen Art Activity

Celebrate Teen Read Week, "Read for the Fun of It!" and join us for a fun art activity. A small canvas, paintbrush, and paints will be provided for you to create your mini-masterpiece!

This program is for teens age 12 to 17. Registration is required and limited to 20 participants. Sign up at the Information Desk or by phone.

Wednesday, October 12,
10:00 AM

La Verne Library

Get Out The Vote for Teen Read Week

Too young to vote in November? Well, let your voice be heard during Teen Read Week. We'll provide this years nominations for best Young Adult novel. Once you have decided on your favorite you can cast your vote at:

http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2016-teens-top-reads

Wednesday, October 12,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Read Week

Come to the library and participate in Teen Read Week. Play the Teen Read Week Database Treasure Hunt, learn to find materials and win a prize.

October 9-15, 2016.

All teens 12-19 welcome.

Wednesday, October 12,
3:00 PM

Bell Library

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Teens- Celebrate Teen Read Week with a speed reading scavenger hunt.  Match the quotations with their corresponding books. Receive an incentive for correctly matching all the quotations.

Wednesday, October 12,
3:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Read Week

teen read week 2016 logo

Work on your bookmark contest entry at the library. The theme this year is "Read for the Fun of It!" Check out our drawing books for inspiration.

 

 All materials will be provided in the Teen Area for grades 7 -12.

 

 Image courtesy of YALSA

 

Wednesday, October 12,
3:00 PM

Duarte Library

Metal Tooling for Teens

Teens! Pick out an image that you would like to recreate on sheet metal. Then tape down the image to the metal, and start coloring it! Get creative!

Wednesday, October 12,
3:00 PM

Quartz Hill Library

Teen Read Week Book Scavenger Hunt

Teens, take the Teen Book challenge! Test your knowledge of Teen books with this fun scavenger hunt. After the hunt we will be making corner bookmarks! 

Prizes and refreshments will be provided. 

Parents: Food is a part of this event. Ingredient lists will be available at the program.

 

Grades 6-12.

Wednesday, October 12,
3:30 PM

Culver City Julian Dixon Library

Teen Book Tasting

Can you judge a book by its cover? What about its first line?

Sample lots of teen books and vote on which ones you think taste the best.
 

Grades 6-12. 

Wednesday, October 12,
3:30 PM

Lynwood Library

Teen Read Week: Book Journals!

Read for the fun of it and celebrate Teen Read Week by decorating your own book journal!

Wednesday, October 12,
4:00 PM

La Crescenta Library

Teen Binge Reading Party

Teens Reading

Join us for a Binge Reading Party for Teen Read Week.  Bring a favorite book, or find one here.  Enjoy snacks and READ for the Fun of it!  Set goals, keep track and win! 

Teens, ages 12-17.

Parents food will be served at this event. A complete listing of ingredients will be available at the program.

Wednesday, October 12,
4:00 PM

Los Nietos Library

Teen Read Week: DIY Pins
Celebrate Teen Read Week by creating your own pins. Check out our drawing books and design your own unique creation or use a template which will be provided.
Light refreshments will be served. 

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available. 
 
Appropriate for ages 11-18.

Wednesday, October 12,
4:00 PM

Pico Rivera Library

Manga Binge Reading Party

Celebrate Teen Read Week with a massive manga reading party! Binge read your favorite manga series such as Bleach, Naruto, Fairy Tail, Fruits Basket, Black Butler, and many more! Snacks will be provided.

For teens

Wednesday, October 12,
6:15 PM

Charter Oak Library

Speed Reading Scavenger Hunt

people readingIn honor of Teen Read Week, we will be hosting a Speed Reading Scavenger Hunt.  Match quotations with their corresponding books.  The faster you match the quotations, the best chance you have of choosing your favorite Teen Read Week incentive.

Parents:  Please notre that refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the West Covina Library on behalf of the Charter Oak Library.

                         Ages 11-17

Thursday, October 13,
10:00 AM

La Verne Library

Get Out The Vote for Teen Read Week

Too young to vote in November? Well, let your voice be heard during Teen Read Week. We'll provide this years nominations for best Young Adult novel. Once you have decided on your favorite you can cast your vote at:

http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2016-teens-top-reads

Thursday, October 13,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Read Week

Come to the library and participate in Teen Read Week. Play the Teen Read Week Database Treasure Hunt, learn to find materials and win a prize.

October 9-15, 2016.

All teens 12-19 welcome.

Thursday, October 13,
10:00 AM

Stevenson Ranch Library

Speed Reading Challege

In honor of Teen Read Week, October 11-15, the Stevenson Ranch Library is challenging you to a speed reading contest. Visit the Teen Area anytime we're open throughout the week to partake in the challenge by matching a portion of text with the correct book it is from and get a prize!

For ages 12-18.

Thursday, October 13,
3:00 PM

Bell Library

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Teens- Celebrate Teen Read Week with a speed reading scavenger hunt.  Match the quotations with their corresponding books. Receive an incentive for correctly matching all the quotations.

Thursday, October 13,
3:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Teen Read Week

teen read week 2016 logo

Work on your bookmark contest entry at the library. The theme this year is "Read for the Fun of It!" Check out our drawing books for inspiration.

 

 All materials will be provided in the Teen Area for grades 7 -12.

 

 Image courtesy of YALSA

 

Thursday, October 13,
3:30 PM

South El Monte Library

Rah Rah Rah! DIY Pennant

In celebration of Teen Read Week, teens and tweens can personalize a pennant with their favorite school or sports team!  Each teen who participates will receive some great incentives. 

Thursday, October 13,
4:00 PM

Alondra Library

Teen Read Week: DIY Pop-Up Book


Let your creativity run wild and celebrate Teen Read Week with a DIY a pop-up book!

For ages 12-18 years old.

Thursday, October 13,
4:00 PM

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Teen Read Week- Battle of the Brains Trivia

Test your book knowledge! Categories will include teen literature, fandoms, & classics. Teens only, please, ages 12-18.

Thursday, October 13,
4:30 PM

West Hollywood Library

Teen Read Week Bookmark Bonanza!
Celebrate Teen Read Week with us! We'll be making submissions for the annual County Library bookmark contest. Winning bookmark designs will be distributed to libraries all across LA County! (How cool is that, y'all?)
 
Find us upstairs in the West Hollywood Room. We'll have the art supplies and entry forms. You just bring the creativity! 

Thursday, October 13,
5:30 PM

East Los Angeles Library

Teen Volunteer Board Open House: Meet & Draw

Find out what the Teen Volunteer Board is all about during Teen Read Week, have some snacks, work on a new display for the Teen Area, and work on your entry to the Annual Bookmark Contest.

 **Note to Parents food will be served at this program; a list of ingredients will be available.**

Friday, October 14,
10:00 AM

La Verne Library

Get Out The Vote for Teen Read Week

Too young to vote in November? Well, let your voice be heard during Teen Read Week. We'll provide this years nominations for best Young Adult novel. Once you have decided on your favorite you can cast your vote at:

http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2016-teens-top-reads

Friday, October 14,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Read Week

Come to the library and participate in Teen Read Week. Play the Teen Read Week Database Treasure Hunt, learn to find materials and win a prize.

October 9-15, 2016.

All teens 12-19 welcome.

Friday, October 14,
10:00 AM

Stevenson Ranch Library

Speed Reading Challenge

In honor of Teen Read Week, October 11-15, the Stevenson Ranch Library is challenging you to a speed reading contest. Visit the Teen Area anytime we're open throughout the week to partake in the challenge by matching a portion of text with the correct book it is from and get a prize!

For ages 12-18.

Friday, October 14,
3:00 PM

Bell Library

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Teens- Celebrate Teen Read Week with a speed reading scavenger hunt.  Match the quotations with their corresponding books. Receive an incentive for correctly matching all the quotations.

Friday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Teen Read Week- Based on the Book

sunset framed by wooded path, trees, with silhouette of personCome check out Iacoboni's newest film series Based on the Book. Each month, we'll be showing a recent dvd release, you guessed it, based on a book!

In celebration of Teen Read Week, our first screening will be The 5th Wave*, based on the popular book series by Rick Yancey.

*This film is rated PG-13, all attendees aged 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at programs. A list of ingredients will be available.

This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Lakewood Libraries.

Friday, October 14,
3:30 PM

City Terrace Library

Teen Read Week Activity: Bookmarks
BookmarksJoin us for an afternoon of creating fun, silly corner bookmarks to use
on your favorite library book!
 
 
For Teens ages 12-17

Friday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Sunkist Library

Read & Seek for the Fun of It!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Celebration of Teen Read Week, join us in a scavenger hunt where you and your friends will be able to test your library skills and knowledge. 

This program is for Teens ages 12-17 years old.

Friday, October 14,
3:30 PM

Temple City Library

Teen Read Week: Book Hunt!
TRW

Celebrate Teen Read Week by participating in our Speed Reading Book Hunt. Can you speed read to match the passage to the right book? Break off into teams or be a lone wolf to be the first to correctly guess the right title. Winner(s) get a prize! 

For TEENS, grades 7 - 12. 

photo credit: YALSA

Saturday, October 15,
10:00 AM

La Verne Library

Get Out The Vote for Teen Read Week

Too young to vote in November? Well, let your voice be heard during Teen Read Week. We'll provide this years nominations for best Young Adult novel. Once you have decided on your favorite you can cast your vote at:

http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2016-teens-top-reads

Saturday, October 15,
10:00 AM

Leland R. Weaver Library

Teen Read Week

Come to the library and participate in Teen Read Week. Play the Teen Read Week Database Treasure Hunt, learn to find materials and win a prize.

October 9-15, 2016.

All teens 12-19 welcome.

Saturday, October 15,
10:00 AM

Stevenson Ranch Library

Speed Reading Challenge

In honor of Teen Read Week, October 11-15, the Stevenson Ranch Library is challenging you to a speed reading contest. Visit the Teen Area anytime we're open throughout the week to partake in the challenge by matching a portion of text with the correct book it is from and get a prize!

For ages 12-18.

Saturday, October 15,
12:00 PM

Bell Library

Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Teens- Celebrate Teen Read Week with a speed reading scavenger hunt.  Match the quotations with their corresponding books. Receive an incentive for correctly matching all the quotations.

Saturday, October 15,
1:00 PM

Castaic Library

Teen Binge Reading Party

Celebrate Teen Read Week and read for the fun of it! Book friendly snacks and activities will be available in the Teen Room and an opportunity drawing for prizes will be held for teens who have read for at least 30 minutes at the library.

Parents: Please be aware that food will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available. 

Ages 12-18. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Castaic Library.

Saturday, October 15,
1:00 PM

El Camino Real Library

Fun Painting for Teens

Painting

Learn how to paint on a real canvas! Beginners are welcome. Step-by-step instructions will be provided. 

Please register at the Information Desk.

Ages 10 - 18

 

Saturday, October 15,
1:00 PM

Rosemead Library

Favorite Book Collage for Teens

To celebrate Teen Read Week, you'll create a collage based on your favorite book. This is a free program and all materials will be provided.  For teens 12 and up.

Saturday, October 15,
2:00 PM

Norwood Library

Teens Talk Books

Join us for a program of teens sharing their recent favorite reads and participating in an art activity related to books.  All students grade 6-12 are invited.  Please call or come into the library to leave your full name and the title of the book you wish to talk about at least one week before the event.  Bring a friend or two!  Refreshments will be served.

 

Tuesday, October 18,
1:00 PM

Walnut Library

Teen Read Week: Blind Date with a Book

We'd like to 'hook you up' with a blind date - with a book, of course!  Check out a book that is wrapped up and labeled “Blind Date with a Book” from the Library starting on Tuesday, October 11. You won't know the identity of your blind date until you get home.  Will it be a horror or romance, funny or scary date? Complete and return the included “Rate Your Date” bookmark to your Library and tell us whether it was a good match or a dud. You will receive an incentive, while supplies last.  Program will be from October 11 thru October 22, 2016 during library business hours.


For teens 12 - 17 years old. 

 

 

Saturday, October 22,
3:00 PM

San Fernando Library

Teen Book Club

forest of hands and teeth For the month of October, we will be reading The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan. Please remember to complete the enclosed handout and submit it at the Information Desk to be part of an opportunity drawing!

Completed entries must be received by Saturday, October 22, 2016, to be entered into the drawing.

This book selection is appropriate for grades 9 - 12.