The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is Now Accepting Applications!

Interested in helping plan and run teen programs, select books and suggest improvements to teen services?  Apply to join TAB today!  Click here for the application and contact Meghan at karasin@noblenet.org with any questions.

Teen events are only for those in grades 6 – 12.


“Libraries Rock”

Summer Reading Program for Teens!

Libraries Rock Banner

Register for the teen summer reading program through July 31st for opportunities to win great prizes including free books, tickets to the Topsfield Fair, and raffle tickets for the grand prizes – $50 gift cards! Teens win prizes by tracking how much they read and the events they attend on their “Libraries Rock” Game Cards. The more you read and the more you do, the more you win!

There are three ways to sign up:

Visit the teen table during Summer Reading Sign Up Night on Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Get free ice cream too! 😀

Attend the first teen summer event, Cupcake Wars! (Information below.)

Can’t make either event? Then just stop in the library any time between Thursday, June 21 through Tuesday, July 31, to sign up and get your game card. Game cards will be available at the Reference Desk, and in the Young Adult Office (when staffed).

The “Libraries Rock” program and summer events are open to all teens entering grades 6 through 12. Exclusive teen events this summer are listed below:

Cupcake Wars
Wednesday, June 27, 2pm — 3:30pm
Join us for a cupcake decorating contest! Theme and secret ingredient revealed at the event.

Pizza & A Movie: School of Rock
Thursday, July 5, 2pm — 4pm
Join us for School of Rock (PG-13) on the big screen – and free pizza!

Murder Mystery Party
Tuesday, July 10, 2pm — 4:30pm
This fun interactive event will involve one teen secretly & unknowingly playing a murderer, and the other attendees must determine who among them is the criminal!

Henna Tattoos & Craft
Wednesday, July 11, 1pm — 4pm
Get an awesome henna tattoo that lasts up to 2 weeks! Must bring signed waiver. Click here to print one out.

Forensic Science Roadshow
Tuesday, July 17, 1:30pm — 3:30pm
Venture into the world of CSI with this interactive program introducing you to the fascinating subject of forensic science.

High School Musical Movie Marathon
Thursday, July 19 2pm-6pm
Join us for High School Musical and High School Musical 2.

High School Musical Movie Marathon
Monday, July 23 2pm-4:30pm
The fun continues with High School Musical 3: Senior Year.

Musical Games
Thursday, July 26 2:30pm-4:30pm
Take a break from the heat and join us for a series of music-themed games.

Camp Half-Blood (Percy Jackson inspired event)
Tuesday, July 31 12pm-3pm
Percy Jackson lovers and anyone looking for an interactive adventure, compete in a mystery quest with Nerf archery, dodgeball, and more! Weather-permitting, this event will be held on the Beverly Commons. Rain location: Sohier Room

Board Games, Raffle & Prize Day
Wednesday, August 8, 2pm — 4pm
Drop in or stay the whole time. Play board games and eat snacks! Watch the live drawing for the grand prizes and collect any outstanding prizes. Teen summer reading officially ends at 4pm. —-SUMMER READING DEADLINE!—-


The “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Beverly Public Library, the Friends of the Beverly Public Library, Mass. Library System, the Boston Bruins, the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners, and the Topsfield Fair.

Mini-Review Form for Teen Summer Reading Participants

Thank you for submitting your mini-review! The information will be reviewed and then posted to the library's review blog.