2020 Summer Required & Recommended Reading

Need to find the list of titles for middle or high school summer reading before school starts? Look no further! Plus find other recommended teen reads, perfect to finish out the summer.

Stamped Book Discussions

Stamped by Jason Reynolds has been on the NYT Bestseller list for 16 weeks! Join one of our August book discussions of this title.

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First Goal Met!

You logged over 1,000 hours in our Reading Together summer program. That means $1,000 will be donated to the Reading Food Pantry!

Race, Justice & Activism: A Tween/Teen Starter List

Awareness, discussion, and action can all lead to change. Wherever you are on your journey, information is power. This guide was created to help youth grades 6-12 process events surrounding the killing of George Floyd.

Black Lives Matter Booklist

We’ve put together a starter list of multi-generational book recommendations to support and understand the current protests and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Art in Reading

We have started a new Instagram account called @artinreading2020, and we want you to contribute! We are showcasing what anyone of any age is creating during this time of social distancing.

Chumley’s Reading Challenge

Come one, come all! Chumley’s Reading Challenge is for readers and listeners of all ages. It’s our remote reading club for while the library is closed.

Family Focus: Digital Citizenship

With the growing amount of online activity teens and kids are engaged in, it’s important for them to know how to make smart choices. Engage the whole family with some of these resources, games and activities on Digital Citizenship.


Libby for Teens

Gone through all the teen books you had at home and need more? Don’t forget about e-book options available for free on the Libby app!