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Summer Blast – Teens

Teens (ages 12-17)

Don’t miss our Preschool & Kid or Adult programs!

Read to win

  • Sign up in Beanstack.
  • Read each day to earn tickets. Keep reading to get more!
  • Attend events for even more tickets!
  • Fill out the reading tracker in Beanstack. You can do it from the phone app or online!
  • Grand Prize: Tickets can be entered into your choice of Grand Prize. Complete challenges and read more for more chances to win! Make sure to log your challenges by July 31 and enter your tickets into the Grand Prize drawings.

What can I win?

Read for Prizes

Read every day for 60 minutes to get tickets and prizes. Complete more challenges and attend events for more prizes! All tickets count as entries for the Grand Prize.

Grand Prizes

Tickets are entered into your choice of Grand Prize. Read more for more chances to win!

  • Teens (ages 12-17) – 3 $25 gift cards from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Target (Redding/Burney) or Walmart (Anderson)

Read Beyond the Beaten Path all summer long!

Teen Events

June

“Tricks of My Trade” Magic Show

All ages

Magician Ron Giesecke returns for an evening of magic, sleight of hand, and secrets revealed.

Monday, June 27 @ 6pm-7:30pm
Redding Library Community Room

TAB Game Night

Teens (ages 12-18)

Join the Teen Advisory Board to socialize and have fun with board games, Jackbox games, movies, and more!

Tuesday, June 28 @ 6pm-7:30pm
Redding Library Community Room

July

TAB Business Meeting

Teens (ages 12-18)

Come join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! Discuss and plan weekly meetings, participate in library program-planning, make suggestions for the YA collection, offer ideas to improve the Teen Scene space, and more.

Tuesday, July 5 @ 6pm-7:30pm
Redding Library Community Room

Yarns @ the Burney Library

Teens (ages 12-17)
Adults (ages 18+)

Come enjoy a free beginning knitting class at the Burney Library! This class is for teens and adults who want to learn the basics of how to knit. Materials provided by the Library.

Friday, July 8 @ 2pm-3pm
Burney Library Community Room

How to use the Cricut Maker

All ages

Learn how to use the Cricut Maker in our Create It! Space, and make your own bookmarks!

Attend this workshop to learn about the free Cricut Maker available in our Create It! Space. You’ll learn how to use the Cricut, what kinds of projects you can use it for, and what the Cricut can do.

Saturday, July 9 @ 2pm-4pm
Redding Library Community Room

TAB Community Service

Teens (ages 12-18)

Work with community partners to conduct community services, such as park cleanups, program events, or making helpful DIY items to donate.

Tuesday, July 12 @ 6pm-7:30pm
Redding Library Teen Scene

Cross Stitch for Beginners

Teens (ages 12-17)

Teens are invited to come learn cross stitch in this beginner’s class at the Burney Library! All teens will receive a beginner’s counted cross stitch kit that includes a needle, Aida cloth, pattern, and floss. Teens will also receive a coupon for a free book from Friends Main Street Books, provided by Friends of the Intermountain Libraries.

Friday, July 15 @ 3:30pm-4:30pm
Burney Library

Family Game Afternoon

All ages

Drop by the Burney Library to play all types of games in our community room. Enjoy books, games, toys, and explore what your library has to offer while you take a break from the heat. Families of all ages are welcome.

Saturday, July 16 @ 3pm-5pm
Burney Library Community Room

TAB Creativity & Skill Building

Teens (ages 12-18)

Increase job-building and creativity skills by working on crafts of interest or learning new skills that will benefit you in the future. Often features presentations by local professionals and organizations on how to use creativity in a career.

Tuesday, July 19 @ 6pm-7:30pm
Redding Library Community Room

TAB Game Night

Teens (ages 12-18)

Join the Teen Advisory Board to socialize and have fun with board games, Jackbox games, movies, and more!

Tuesday, July 26 @ 6pm-7:30pm
Redding Library Community Room

Burney Library Summer Reading Wrap-up Party

All ages

Come to the Burney Library and join us in celebrating the end of summer! Bubbles and fun for the whole family. All ages are encouraged to participate in a library scavenger hunt for prizes and children will receive an activity bag while supplies last.

Saturday, July 30 @ 3pm-5pm
Burney Library

Teen Activity Kits

Pick up these kits at all branches, while supplies last.

Morse Code Bracelet Kit

All ages

Learn how to read Morse Code and make a secret message bracelet!

Wed., June 22 – Tues., June 28

DIY Fox Tail Kit

Kids (ages 6-11)
Teens (ages 12-17)

Try your hand at cosplay by creating your very own yarn tail! This kit includes supplies to make a fox tail.

Wed., June 29 – Tues., July 5

Marshmallow Shooter Kit

All ages

Want to see marshmallows fly? This kit provides all materials needed to make a marshmallow shooter.

Wed., July 6 – Tues., July 12

DIY Circuit Bug Kit

Kids (ages 6-11)
Teens (ages 12-17)

Create your own circuit bug with batteries and LED diodes or use your imagination to create something amazing.

Wed., July 13 – Tues., July 19

DIY Solar System Kit

Teens (ages 12-17)

Using string and glue, you can create your own universe! This kit includes materials to make several planets.

Wed., July 20 – Tues., July 26

Family Events

Lake Shasta Caverns Tour

Family Event — all ages

Explore Lake Shasta Caverns for FREE! Join our group tour chaperoned by the library and experience the natural beauty of this national landmark.

Registration is required as space is limited. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Meets at Lake Shasta Caverns in Lakehead.

Tuesday, July 12 @ 3pm-6pm
Lake Shasta Caverns
Register online here
or call (530) 245-7252

Don’t miss our Preschool & Kid or Adult programs!

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