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Teen Summer Reading

Game On!

July 1 - August 26

Game On logoGet your game on at the library this summer!

Game On! is a teen summer reading program open to all teens entering grades 6-12. Come to one or all of the exciting programs, there is something for everyone! Read whatever you want. Every book you read gives you the chance to win a fabulous prize of your choice. Come to the Information Desk to pick up and submit reader entry forms. A drawing will be held at the end of the summer to determine the winners. The last day to submit your forms is August 26th. All forms will be entered to win the grand prize of a $75 gift card courtesy of Walmart of Wallingford. Game On!!

Need to get books from your school summer reading list? We have them!!


Make Your Own Fidget Spinner
Thursday, July 27th
5:00-6:30 p.m.

Fidget spinners are the hottest fad this summer. Create your own unique spinner on the laser cutter or 3D printer! Open to all teens entering grades 6-12. Registration is required.




Wallingford Reads YA
Thursday, July 27th
7:00 p.m.
Board Room

Join our book club celebrating young adult literature. Open to teens and adults. This month's title is Queen of the Tearling by Erica Johansen.


Game Night
Wednesdays, August 2nd & 16th
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary.


Manga Drawing Workshop
Thursday, August 3rd
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Community Room

Become a manga artist! Professional teaching artist, Debi Hamuka-Falkenham will help you get there. Open to all teens entering grades 6-12. Registration is required.




Batter Up! MLB Live!
Come and cheer on your favorite team! Get your hot dogs, Cracker Jacks, and score cards. Games are live on our big screen in surround sound in the Community Room.

Wednesday, August 9th
Mets vs. Rangers
12:10 p.m.


Anime Night: RWBY
Thursday, August 10th
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Community Room

If you love anime and manga, this is where you need to be. Japanese snacks always served. Open to teens entering grades 6-12.




Make it With Duct Tape
Tuesday, August 22nd
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Collins Room

Duct tape can be used to make things that will blow your mind. Expert duct tape artist Katie Stevenson will teach you some tricks to make anything you can imagine- wallets, flowers, ties, shoes, jewelry. The possibilities are endless… All materials provided. Open to teens entering grades 6-12. Registration is required.




Wii Tennis Tournament
Wednesday, August 23rd
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Community Room

Show off your Wii remote backhand and challenge your peers in a Wii tennis tournament! Open to teens entering grades 6-12.




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