Who – Any teen reader going into Grades 6-12

What – Fun stuff to do, make new friends, win prizes

When – June 20 – August 11 2016

How – Pick up a reading log at the Info Desk. Read as many books as you can from June 20-August 11. Bring your reading log to the End of Summer Party to collect your prizes.

  • End of Summer Party – August 11 3:30-4:30 in Meeting Room. Pizza party, prize giveaways, and a special surprise!

Why – Read cool books, have fun with cool programs, win prizes!


What’s happening when?

Tabletop Gaming

June 21st, July 19th, and August 2nd

3:30-4:45 in Meeting Room B

Join us for an afternoon of gaming. We’ll be solving mysteries, stopping epidemics and trying to stay sane with the tabletop games Betrayal at House on the Hill, Pandemic, Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective and Carcassonne.

Minecraft-Register Online

June 28th, July 12th and 26th

3:30-4:30 in Meeting Room B

Come and help build our world! Beginners and experienced players are welcome to attend.

Get in the Game: Write Your Novel

June 29th, July 13th, 27th and August 10th

6:30-8:00 in the Teen Space

Join us every other Wednesday night to immerse yourself in the writing process. Come share your stories and get valuable feedback and encouragement on your work.

Wellness Club-Register Online

June 23rd, 30th, July 7th, 14th, 28th, August 4th

3:30-4:30 in Meeting Room A

Let’s celebrate wellness, good eating and peace of mind this summer. Join us for Zen Sand Gardens, Fruit Smoothies, Meditation and Yoga with Amy Spencer, and Mandala and Manga Art with local artist Kristine Brock! Please check calendar to view weekly activities.

Scavenger Hunt

August 9th

3:30-4:30 in Teen Space

It’s that time of year, again. If you like puzzles, riddles and ciphers, you’re going to have a blast at our annual scavenger hunt. Meet in the teen space and see where the trail takes you. Winners will receive two tickets to Canobie Lake Park!

Bridge Programs

DPL Bridge Programs Welcome ages 10-18

Quidditch Practice

July 21st

3:30-4:30 MacGregor Park

Calling all muggles! Have you ever wanted to play the most exciting game in the wizarding world, QUIDDITCH?! Now’s your chance! Join us in MacGregor Park, where we’ll chase the golden snitch and toss around quaffles, beaters, and bludgers, all while riding broomsticks. No experience necessary – we’ll do practice drills to learn how to play! Have a favorite Hogwarts house? Wear your house colors to show your pride!

Get in the Game: Enter the Labyrinth

August 3rd

6:30-7:30 in the Children’s Room

Are you a Greek God Geek? Join us for a night of Greek History and Mythology Trivia, Pendant Creations and personality tests all based on the book Keepers of the Labyrinth.