Teen Summer Reading Program!

SPARK ...a Reaction

It's time to SPARK a Reaction with the Teen Summer Reading Program!

Program runs from June 1-July 31. Starting June 1, sign-up online or in person!

Grades 6-12 welcome to participate! Read books and earn prizes!

There will also be plenty of fun programs for teens throughout the summer! Click here for an events calendar.

How the game works: For each level, read 3 books or 9 hours (mix and match to complete each level). To complete the program, teens need to read a total of 9 books or 27 hours by July 31. Read whatever you want: your books, library books, audiobooks, ebooks, eaudiobooks, manga and fan fiction. Be sure you are reading at your reading level!

For a list of recommended reading related to this year's theme, click here.

Level one: read 3 books or 9 hours and you get a pack of coupons for these generous sponsors:

  • Academy Mini-Golf
  • Brunswick Zone
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Del Taco
  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
  • Louie’s Pizza
  • Noodles & Co.
  • Plato’s Closet
  • Sertich Ice Center
  • The Sweet Shop at Toy Station
  • Wendy’s
  • YMCA

Level two: read 3 more books or 9 hours and you get a book or journal!

Level three: read 3 more books or 9 hours and you get a cool Summer Reading t-shirt!

Complete the program by July 31 and you will be entered into a drawing to win a tablet!!

Read On!
Finished the Teen Summer Reading Program? Keep reading and when teens in the District read 1000 more books then each location will win a prize!

Everyone in grades 6 - 12 (residents and visitors) is welcome to sign-up for the Teen Summer Reading Program! To be entered into the drawing for the tablet, you must live in PPLD's taxing district.

General info for SRP 2014.pdf250.25 KB


Read on

I was wondering how you tell how much the teens of a certain district have read...? Thanks for your help!

teens reading

Hi! I'm thinking you are asking about school districts, but am not sure. We don't track what school district a teen is from. Please let me know if you have further questions. Thanks!

Developmentally Disabled Teen

If I have a 16-year old who just signed up for SPARK but reads at a 4th grade level, can he still participate. Not sure he would be able to manage any of the suggested readings.

Hi there. Absolutely. Just

Hi there. Absolutely. Just have him read at his own level and speed. Happy reading!

Signing up

Hello! I followed the link above to sign up, and then I went to the page to get the card (where you write down what you wrote/how long), but it only showed the kids' and toddlers' ones. Are the teens supposed to just pick them up at a Library? Thank you for your help.

Hi there. Good catch. I've

Hi there. Good catch. I've let the proper people know and hopefully they'll have that corrected soon. Meanwhile, here's a link to the game card:


signed up !

I just signed up hear we go !



help please

hi! i am in the teen reading program and was wondering how do you get a game card?

Hi there. You can get the

Hi there. You can get the game card by clicking here: http://ppld.org/sites/default/files/whatsnew/TeenSRP2014GameCard.pdf

There's also a link to it on the PPLD Teens website (http://ppld.org/teens). We should have the link on the sign up page corrected so as well.




Sign up

How do I sign-up online?

Hi there. Sign-up starts

Hi there. Sign-up starts June 1. Visit http://ppld.org/teens on June 1 or after and you'll be able to sign up then.


Hi! I participated last year and got one of the T-shirts, and I was wondering if they would be the same this year? Thank you for your help!

Hi there. It'll be a

Hi there. It'll be a different shirt than last year's, but we will have t-shirts for finishers this time as well.