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BMPL SUMMER PROGRAMS 2019


BMPL Summer Programs for Teens




TEEN SUMMER READING GAME (7th - 12th graders)
Printable sheet with all the details
June 26 - August 22 -- Win prizes for reading, reviewing books and movies, and even just checking materials out of the library!

HOW IT WORKS:
Earn points by checking out materials from the library, reading books, reviewing books, volunteering, and more! As you accrue points you qualify to win free books and free ice cream. Also, the more points you accrue the more raffle tickets you will get; and one lucky winner of the raffle will win DESIGN YOUR OWN CUSTOM CONVERSE SNEAKERS TO KEEP. You pick the colors or prints for the outside, the inside, the back, the tongue...you can add words to the back, too! (converse.com/c/custom)

Sign up for summer reading at the library or online (starting June 27) at: ONLINE READING GAME.

Please note that you may not accrue more than 10 points for volunteering per week. Also, you may not accrue more than 5 points for checking out materials per week.

Contact Amy for more information about the Summer Reading Game. You can reach Amy:
  • by email at abgkaplan@gmail.com
  • by text at 914-487-3123
  • by fb at www.facebook.com/bmplteens
  • by phone at 914-941-7072
  • or visit in person at the library!

ICE CREAM SUNDAES AND RAFFLE WINNER REVEAL PARTY
TBD DATE IN SEPTEMBER
FOR TEEN REGISTERED FOR THE SUMMER READING GAME ONLY

Teen summer reading game participants are invited to this celebration with "door prizes," minute-to-win-it style challenges and make your own ice cream sundaes. The winner of the FUJI INSTAX MINI & STARTER FILM PACK will be revealed. To register contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.



VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (7th - 12th graders)
GENERAL OPPORTUNITIES (M.S. & H.S. TEENS)
June 25 - August 17 -- Stop by to see Amy Kaplan or Ricki Goe anytime the library is open to be assigned a task that can really help the library out! This is another way to earn points for your summer reaidng game scorecard. Please note you may not accrue more than 15 point a week for volunteering...but you may volunteer as often as you wish! We are very grateful for all of your help.

"SCHOOL'S OUT" PARTY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (8TH GRADE AND UP ONLY)
Wednesday, June 26 at 3 - 5:30 pm -- We need volunteers to help "man" the game booths at our annual School's Out for Summer Party. All volunteers must register in advance with Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.

MAKE IT MENTORS (13 year olds and up) Mondays at 4:00 - 5:00 pm (July 8 - August 12) -- Register to be an official helper while children create something different each week. Usually, you'll get to make one too. Contact Amy Kapan at 941-7072 or abgkaplan@gmail.com.

SURFING THE SOLAR SYSTEM FAMILY NIGHT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (H.S. TEENS ONLY)
Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 - 7:30 pm -- We could use teens to help "man" some of our planetary stations. All volunteers must register in advance with Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.


FANTASY WORLDS "FANDOM" NIGHT 4th - 8th graders)
Tuesday, July 16 at 6:00 - 7:30 pm Are you team Hogwarts or team Camp Half-Blood? This wil be an evening of fun for Harry Potter and/or Percy Jackson fans. We will play fandom games, do a craft, and have the ultimate trivia challenge with prizes for winners and snacks for all. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com. Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.

CANDY PLANET "COOKING" (4th - 8th graders)
Tuesday, August 13 at 6:00 - 7:00 pm Tweens and young teens will put together a few "no cook" candy creations...and then eat them, of course. Registration is required. Contact Amy Kaplan at abgkaplan@gmail.com.

ANY BOOK, BOOK CLUB (4th - 8th graders)
Tuesdays at 6:30 - 7:15 pm (July 9, 23, August 6 and 20) Participants can talk about any book they are having been reading, listen to Amy booktalk some of her favorites, play some word and book-related games and more.