Summer Reading Begins on Friday, June 10!

June 10 - August 6

Track your reading to participate in our annual Summer Reading program!
Logs are available on our website, at the Library, or download the READsquared app from your device's app store and log your reading.

Finish your Summer Reading challenge by turning in your reading log to the Information Desk by Saturday, August 6 in order to receive a prize.
Summer Reading is generously sponsored by the Friends of NDL.

Teens Chalk the Library

Tuesday, June 28 at 5 PM Join us to chalk the area around the library and celebrate summer reading! This program will be held in front of the library and will be open to teens entering sixth grade up through 2022 high school graduates. Registration required!

Teen Own Your Story Book Club

Thursday, June 30 at 5 PM There are so many amazing books about diverse characters and by diverse authors, and we’re gonna read them all! Pick up a loot box from the Library with a free copy of the book, snacks, and activities – all of which are yours to keep! Then join us in…

Teen Shelter Pets Art Contest

Friday, July 1  -Sunday, July 31 Help promote awareness of local adoptable pets—and win amazing prizes along the way! Choose a local adoptable pet from a shelter or rescue (no pet stores or breeders!) and create a stunning portrait of them. Rules for entry can be found on the library’s teen contest page. Entries will…

Shelter Pets in the Pawrk

Tuesday, July 5 at 12 PM Celebrate the annual library Teen Shelter Pet Art Contest by meeting adoptable pets in the park behind the Library featuring multiple rescue organizations. You may even leave with a new furever friend! No registration required, just drop in! For more information on the Teen Shelter Pet Art Contest visit…

Teen Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

Saturday, July 9 at 12 PM We’re back and better than ever! Bring your Switch—or use one of the library consoles—to the library Carlo Room and get ready for the fight of your virtual life! Who will take home the trophy and claim first place? This program will be held in the library’s Carlo Room…

Teen Water Balloon Wars

Tuesday, July 12 at 5 PM Join us at the park behind the Library to compete in a water balloon fight for the ages. Registration required, space is limited—but the water balloons aren’t! This event will be held in the park outside the Library and is open to middle and high school teens. Registration required.

Teen DIY Shark Art

Tuesday, July 19 at 5 PM Learn how to make fin-credible artwork from shark teeth! You’ll soon sea that you don’t have to be a hammerhead to nail this project—and that’s no great white lie! This event will be held in the park outside the Library, or the Carlo Meeting Room in the event of…

Teen Howell Nature Center: MythCrackers

Monday, July 25 at 12 PM Are owls truly wise?  Do turtles come out of their shells?  You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this wildlife presentation with Howell Nature Center. Registration required. THIS SESSION IS FOR TEENS GOING INTO SIXTH GRADE UP THROUGH 2022 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES. Please make sure to…

Teen Live Action Among Us

Tuesday, July 26 at 5 PM Who’s the imposter? Find out by playing real-life Among Us—if you dare! (Note: the library holds no responsibility for anyone being yeeted out into the vacuum of space, stuck inside of ventilation systems, or accused of being sus throughout the course of this event.) This event will be held in…

Teen T-Shirt Totes

Tuesday, August 2 at 5 PM Learn how to turn an old t-shirt into a new bag and decorate it. You provide the t-shirts, the Library provides everything else! This event will be held in the park outside the library, weather-permitting, and is open to middle and high school teens. Registration required.