Teen Summer Reading
Now you can participate in our Summer Fest Reading Program from anywhere! Register for the program and log your reading time online, then visit any of our library locations to pick up your prizes and join in our fun summer programs for all ages.
Stuff You Need to Know
The teen program is open to Boise residents who are 12-17 years old and have a public library card.
- Read or listen to any book, magazine, etc. between June 1 and July 31, and keep track of your time in our online registration system.
- For every 3 hours of reading you complete, you’ll be entered into our grand prize drawings.
- After you log 12 hours of reading or activities, you’ll receive a free book of your choice that you can pick up at any Boise Public Library location.
- A Chromebook computer!
- Lots of movie tickets
- $75 Visa Gift Card
Earn Extra Hours
You can earn an extra hour of time toward the prize drawings each time you complete one of the following activities. As you complete each activity, just enter it in the online registration system.
- Attend a program at any Boise Public Library location
- Submit a book review through our online registration system or pick up and submit a post-it review in your library
- Submit fan art you create for your favorite book (must be 8.5x11 or smaller.).
Submit post-it reviews and fan art to the Youth Services desk at the Main Library, or to any service desk at our branches. Art will be displayed in the teen area at each location.
Be sure to stop into your nearest Boise Public Library branch each week and pick up a prize coupon from the featured sponsor - there will be a new sponsor each week!
Our sincere thanks to all of our summer reading prize sponsors. Please visit them to say thank you.