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Teen Summer Reading Program

Spark bookSpark a Reaction

The theme for the Teen Summer Reading Program is Spark a Reaction and focuses on Science.  The Teen Summer Reading Program is for Middle and High School Students.


Tuesday, June 17 – Thursday, August 7, 2014


Weekly prize drawings will be held at the programs.  Prizes are sponsored by the Friends of the Joseph T. Simpson Library and local businesses.  Turn in a Reading Log by August 30, 2014, and receive a prize package and a free paperback book.  Readings logs are located at the Reference Desk at the Simpson Library.  Or download and print our online brochure (PDF, 44KB, 2 pages).


Registration for the Teen Summer Reading Program is required and can be done online or at Simpson Library beginning May 12.


The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire is again offering free tickets to kids who complete a summer reading program at a public library. The tickets are for kids 18 and under and are only good for the weekend of August 16-17, 2014. Accompanying adults will have to pay to get into the Renaissance Faire. Those who would like to have the tickets will need to turn in their completed reading log by Friday, July 25th, so we have time to get the tickets before the weekend of August 16-17, 2014.


Schedule of Events

All programs will be held in the Lower Level Meeting Room.

Register at the Library or call 717-766-0171 or email

Week 1: Manga Club Cosplay - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm


Week 2: Movie Night - Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm


Week 3: Video Game Night - Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm


Week 4: Movie Night - Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm


Week 5: Personal Safety with Tom Slack - Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm


Week 6: Movie Night - Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm


Week 7: LEGO Challenge - Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm


Week 8: Mystery Dinner - Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Pizza provided. Registration required.



Thank you to our local business sponsors:

Jo-jo’s Pizza


Nikolis Pizza

Ski Round Top



Page Updated: 

June 13, 2014

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