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Teens entering grades 6 through 12 can sign up for a Game Card to earn prizes for reading and attending fun events! Prizes including “arcade style” items like pencils, stickers, and more, as well as a free book or free burrito, ticket packets to the Topsfield Fair, and more. Teens can sign up at the Reference Desk (or in the YA Office whenever Allison is there) through Sat., July 30.
Note that July 30 is the last day to sign up.

Events are open only to students entering grades 6—12 and do not require registration. All are held in the Sohier Room, unless otherwise indicated. Free food at every event!


Library Olympics
Thursday, June 30, 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Compete for the gold in a Book Cart Relay Race, Scavenger Hunt, and more!


Blacklight Glow Party
Thursday, July 7, 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Party in the dark & play fun glowing games.

Pen Pals
Monday, July 11, 2:30 PM — 3:30 PM
Make a new friend from somewhere else in MA or even from another state. We’ll have stickers, markers, postage & more!

Henna Tattoos
Wednesday, July 13, 1:30 PM — 4:30 PM
Get an awesome henna tattoo that lasts up to 2 weeks! Must bring signed waiver. Click here to print one out.

Anime Club
Tuesday, July 19, 3:30 PM — 5:30 PM
Eat snacks and have fun with other fans!

justicePizza and a Movie
Wednesday, July 20, 11:00 AM — 1:30 PM
Join us for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (PG-13) on the big screen and free pizza lunch!

Tuesday, July 26, 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
Work out with us! Learn how to stretch and meditate.

Murder Mystery
Thursday, July 28, 2:30 PM — 5:00 PM
This fun, interactive event will involve one teen secretly and unknowingly playing a murderer, and the other attendees must determine who among them is the criminal!



Camp Half Blood *on the Beverly Common
Weds., Aug. 3, 12:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Inspired by Percy Jackson, compete in a mystery quest with Nerf Archery, dodgeball and more!

Donut Book Club
Friday, Aug. 5, 2:00 PM — 3:30 PM
Read The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau, the first book in a dystopian science fiction series. Then join us for donuts, discussion, and an optional activity.

Board Games, Raffle & Prize Day
Weds., Aug. 10, 2:30 PM — 4:00 PM
Summer reading ends at 4 PM! Watch the live drawing for the grand prizes, collect any outstanding prizes, and play board games.

Bonus event (not eligible for prizes)
Anime Club
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 3:30 PM — 5:30 PM
Eat snacks and have fun with other fans!

Mini Book Review Form

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