Teen Summer Reading

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Summer at last!  Time to do stuff YOU want to do!  Come and check out the newest YA books, stream free music, listen to audiobooks on your summer roadtrips, and take advantage of all the cool stuff happening at the Library just for teens!

Bozeman Vs. Belgrade Teens - Summer Reading Contest!

Running from June 1st to July 31st, Bozeman Public Library and Belgrade Community Library will holding a contest to see which town's teens can read the most pages this summer.  Page counts can be submitted in person at both libraries by filling out a contest book review form.  If you're on the road this summer but still want to compete, Bozeman Public Library will also have an online entry form for teens to submit their reading info and page counts.  Eternal glory, bragging rights and an epic trophy go to the winning library at the end of the summer!

Kids Playing for Kids: Lunchtime Open Mic! - Do you sing or play an instrument?  If you are under 18, please join us any Friday at 12:30 PM starting June 22 to perform one or two pieces outside while families enjoy their free lunch.

Teen Friday Workshops (sign-up required, click on individual workshops to register)

 Staring June 15th, each Friday we will host a workshop from 3:00-4:30 PM, alternating each Friday between Live Action Role Play/Cosplay building workshops and music-themed craft workshops.  Let your creative side run wild!  Ages 12 and up, limited class sizes.

June 15th: LARPing and Cosplay 101

June 22nd: Guitar Picks Jewelry/Keychains with Shrinky Dinks

June 29th: LARPing and Cosplay - Sewing and Accessory Basics 

July 6th: Sound Wave Art

July 13th: LARPing and Cosplay - Shields and Armor Basics

July 20th: Program Your Own Music Box

July 27th: LARPing and Cosplay - Worbla Demo, Project wrap-ups and Green-Screen Fun

Teen Zombie Nerf War - Sat. July 28th from 6:00-8:30 PM

Will you be the last human standing or will you be one of the zombie horde?  Come find out at our yearly end-of-summer Teen Zombie Nerf War!  Some Nerf guns and ammo provided but we encourage you to bring you own.  This will also be the time of the End of Summer Raffle! (You do not have to be present to win). Ages 12 and up, pizza/snacks provided.  Sign-up required! 

End of the Summer Raffle  

Starting on June 1 and ending with the Teen Zombie Nerf War on July 28th, teens can earn entries by submitting Reading Contest book reviews (online or in person), completing Reading Bingo Challenges, attending the Friday Teen Workshops, or by volunteering at the Library during the summer.  The more things you do, the more entries you get and the better your chances are!  Check in at the Teen Corner for book review forms and Challenge sheets and check out the rest of Teen Summer Reading webpage for more info.