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Runs July 7- July 30, 2014

Teen Summer Reading Club

girl reading to her cat

The Teen SRC will meet every Monday and Wednesday during the month of July beginning on Monday, July 7.  We'll meet in the Library meeting room at 3:00 p.m. on Monday's and on Wednesday's at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated for a field trip.

Stop by the Library to pick up your bag w/ all the information about dates/times as well as contests and field trips.

Reading Goals (Do as many as you want):

  • Watch an animal related movie
  • Read 100 pages
  • Read a non-fiction book about a real-life animal (Ex. Marley & Me)
  • Get a PAW review from the circ desk and fill out a book review to post in the Teen Room
  • Download and read an eBook from Overdrive or from 3M Cloud
  • Download and read a magazine from Zinio
  • Read 50 pages
  • Make a pine cone bird feeder and put it outside for the birds!  (Put peanut butter on a pine cone and roll in bird seed.)
  • Check out a magazine
  • Check out a playaway
  • Tell Christie or Chelsea what your favorite summertime activity is
  • Do something nice for someone
  • Check out a graphic novel from the teen room
  • Submit your photo for the Pet Photo Contest (Take a photo of your pet or any animal, print it, write your name on the back and bring it on or before Friday, July 25 @ 5 p.m.)
  • Tell Chelsea or Christie what your favorite t.v. show is
  • July is National Ice Cream Month!  East your favorite flavor to celebrate.
  • Read for an hour
  • National Lollipop Day is July 20--Stop by the library for a sucker or eat one you already have
  • July 27 is "Take Your Pants for a Walk Day"--This is an easy goal to meet; just go for a walk
  • Give your pet some extra attention (or borrow somebody's to spend time with)
  • Attend 3 Teen SRC events
  • Tell Chelsea or Christie what your favorite animal is as they are curious
  • Take a photo of yourself w/the STL 250 cake that is here in Jerseyville--hint: it's very close to the Library
  • Go to the park and swing on the swing set
  • Attend 5 Teen SRC events
  • Participate in the Teen Tent Sale (Will be held on Sat., July 19 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  You may sell anything you want including baked items.  Deadline to reserve a space is Wednesday, July 16 @ 9 p.m.  The money made will go toward the $15 fee for the Horseback Riding Field Trip on Monday, July 28.  See flier inside bag for complete instructions)
  • Try your hand at matching the Staff member to his/her pet
  • Go on a bike ride



Location & Hours


105 North Liberty Street
Jerseyville, IL  62052

Phone:  618.498.9514
Fax:  618.498.3036

Monday -Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

For a list of holiday closings, click here.

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