Teens

Read all summer. Hang out at the library. Win prizes. Come through. Summer Reading is for you.

Ways to win

Read Anything

Read whatever you want! Download the Reading Log.

Or, pick one up at your closest Pierce County Library to get started!

Attend Events

Attend any teen event this summer, or ask at your library for other ways to participate, for a chance to win a gift card!

The more events you attend, the more chances to win!

Share Media

Find playlists from your favorite books and authors. Share your summer playlists and your favorite videos for a chance to win a prize pack!

Review Books

Have you read a book or series you think everyone should know about? Tell us all about your favorites for a chance to win a prize pack!

Things To Do

Go down the YouTube rabbit hole! Share your favorite videos or make your own for a chance to win a prize and have your video featured.

We made you a mixtape! Find playlists based on books, characters or authors, or for any summer mood. Share your own for a chance to win!

Have you read a book or series you think everyone should know about? Tell us all about your favorites for a chance to win a prize pack!

Podcasting, escape rooms, art classes, library takeovers, and more! There is a lot going on at the library this summer, and it’s all free.

Give back, have fun, become a volunteer! Receive hands-on training and work on special library projects. Open to teens 14 – 18 years old.

Find books for music lovers, and so many great book recommendations from your favorite teen librarians.

Rewards Include:

Read

5 hours = Color-changing mood pencil

10 hours = Snap bracelet and a coupon for $5 off of your library fines.

15 hours = Free pass to Point Defiance Zoo or Northwest Trek, a free book of your choice, a complimentary ticket to a Tacoma Rainiers game (see details below), a Little Caesars coupon, and enter to win a $25 dollar gift card.

Visit your library weekly and enter to win a free recorder.

Beginning June 23 rewards are available while supplies last.

Attend Events

Attend any teen event this summer, or ask at your library for other ways to participate, for a chance to win a $10 gift card!

Share Videos, Playlists, and Book Reviews

Submit your favorite videos, playlists, and book reviews to win a prize pack of book swag, including books, posters, stickers, and more.

Seattle Storm

Join the Pierce County Libraries Rock summer reading program and receive two complimentary tickets to a Seattle Storm regular season home game this summer.  When you sign up, you will be given a voucher and can choose one of the pre-selected game dates listed.  Instructions on how to redeem your tickets online will be on the voucher.  Availability will be on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.

Tacoma Rainiers

Read 15 hours and under 18 years of age? You’ll receive a free ticket for Library Night at the Rainiers on August 16 which will include a kid’s meal pack with hot dog, potato chips and water, an opportunity to run the bases with Rhubarb and some surprises. Vouchers should be redeemed by August 14th.