Teen Summer Reading Program

Visit the Events & Programs page for a list of all current library programs and upcoming events.

The Teen Summer Reading Program will run from July 4th to August 28th and is open to ages 12-18. There are several ways to participate.

Rewards for Reading

Get points for every hour of reading you do! Points can be redeemed for fun prizes. You can read anything you want, but you’ll earn bonus points when you borrow one of the books from the TSRP Reading List. Extra tracking sheets can be downloaded below, or picked up at the library. Runs from June 30th to August 27th. You can join at any point!

Teen Summer Reading Club

Every Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.! Each week will be themed after a different book from the TSRP Reading List. Join us for snacks, games and crafts! Check the Events & Programs page for upcoming activities. Be sure to register in advance to guarantee a spot. To register call the library at 613-283-2911 or email Ashley at [email protected].

TSRP Writing Contest

The ever popular writing contest where teens have the chance to win actual cash! The winner will win $100—provided by our wonderful friends at the Smiths Falls & District Arts & Culture Council! This year’s theme is “Legend.” Teens can interpret the theme however they like. Min. 2000 words, max. 10,000 words. Original fiction is encouraged but fan fiction will be accepted. Submissions can be dropped off at the library or emailed to Ashley at [email protected].

For ages 12-18 only. Entrant must be a resident of Smiths Falls or a Smiths Falls Public Library cardholder to be eligible for the prize.

Book Quiz Challenges

We will have two book quiz challenges this year! The Book Quiz will be based on the books featured on the TSRP Reading List. The player that scores the highest will win a prize! Check the Events & Programs page for upcoming dates and times.

For more information about the Teen Summer Reading Program please email Ashley at [email protected]