Teen Summer Reading

Teen Summer Reading 2019 – A Universe of Stories!

Read copyREAD & WIN! Kick off your summer with a free book when you pick up your materials for Summer Reading starting on June 8 (while supplies last)! Keep on reading to earn a chance to win other great prizes!

Track the days you read books, graphic novels, comic books, magazines, fan fic, indie authors online, or listen to audiobooks & enter a prize drawing! Record the days you read on your reading log.

There’s no reading list – read whatever you want! Read library materials or titles you already own, or any combination of the two. Want some ideas of great books to try this summer? Check out this list of books Benton County teens read and loved last summer!

Track the days you read on your reading log – any amount of time spent reading counts. Pick up a reading log at your local library beginning June 8th!

Print extra teen reading logs (printable 2-sided PDF with two reading logs per sheet).

Earn 1 summer reading prize drawing ticket for each completed summer reading log you turn in. You may turn in unlimited reading logs by August 31st. Drawing will take place after that date and winners will be contacted. One prize per winner.

Earn extra prize drawing tickets! Earn 1 extra ticket for each teen summer reading event you attend. Check out the summer event schedule below.

We want to hear from you! Let us know what you think of this year’s teen summer reading program, events, and prizes here. En español aqui.







Free Lunch in Corvallis & Philomath!

All youth 18 & under are able to get FREE lunch at the Corvallis Public Library and Philomath Community Library this summer! Lunch includes milk, main entrée, fruit, and veggies. June 24th – August 23rd, Monday-Friday, 12:15-12:45 pm at each location.

Corvallis Teen Summer Events:


6/8: Summer at your library begins! Pick up materials at the library to get started!
6/8 @ 8:30am: Bookin’ It Fun Run, Corvallis Riverfront
6/18 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – About a young woman with a rebellious streak in a galaxy far, far away (PG13)
6/21 @ 6:30-9pm: Teen Takeover – Watch a movie about a classic glam rock band, play games, make alcohol ink art
6/24 @ 12:15-12:45pm: Summer Lunch Program Begins at the Library, weekdays from 12:15-12:45pm until August 23
6/25 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – About a young man with a criminal streak in a galaxy far, far away (PG13)
6/27 @ 1:30-3:30pm: Teen Day – Star Wars Party! Celebrate all things Star Wars; cosplay welcome


7/2 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – A Wrinkle in Time (PG)
7/9 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – Guardians of the Galaxy (PG13)
7/11 @ 1:30-3:30pm: Teen Field Day at Garfield Park: Outdoor Nerf Games and Water Tag – unmodded Nerf blasters welcome; no Rivals, please!
7/16 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2 (PG13)
7/19 @ 7pm-12am: Teen Midnight Late-Night & Star Party! Watch movies, play games, make art, and stargaze! *Special release form required*
7/23 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – Spaceballs (PG13)
7/25 @ 1:30-3:30pm: Teen Day: Rocket Launching Lab at OSU Lower Campus Field at Monroe & 11th! Try out various non-incendiary rockets and launchers.
7/30 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – Hidden Figures (PG)


8/1 @ 1:30-3:30pm: Teen Day – OMSI Planetarium Shows at the library for teens
8/6 @ 1:30pm: Teen Summer Movie – The 5th Wave (PG13)
8/10 @ 5:30-7:30pm: Summer Pool Party! Summer reading participants can swim for FREE at Osborn Aquatic Center to celebrate summer with the library!
8/16 @ 6:30-9pm: Teen Takeover – Watch The Hate U Give (PG13), play games, and make fan art!
8/23 @ 12:15-12:45pm: Final Day for Free Lunch Program at the Library
8/31: Final day to turn in reading logs for prize drawing tickets!

Looking for events at our other library locations? Check them out here: Monroe Teen Events and Philomath Teen Events

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