Teen Read 5

Next date: Saturday, 29 January 2022 | 11:00 AM to Friday, 04 February 2022 | 05:00 PM

Picture of Teen Read 5 2021-2022 logo - cartoon by Casey Shaw. .

Teens and tweens get rewarded for reading books and doing fun craft challenges over the summer holidays.

How to earn rewards

  • Pick up a free Teen Read 5 card from any of our libraries.

There are 6 cards to choose from:

Picture of Teen Read 5 2021-2022 cards.

  • Borrow and read 5 books. They can be: novels, graphic novels, manga, magazines or listen to audiobooks.

or

Borrow and read 4 books and do a challenge.

  • Get a stamp when you return the items and send in a completed challenge.
  • Get 5 stamps and collect your free reward.

Picture of Teen Read 5 stamping card.

Then do it again.

For tweens and teens 10+.


The challenges

BookFace

Picture of a book face from Traverse Area District Library, Michigan USA.

Strategically line up your face or another body part, alongside a book cover that features a matching body part.

The aim is to get a melding of real life and book art.

Take a photo and email it to: whglibrary@wdc.govt.nz

  • type: Teen Read 5 in the subject line.

Googly eyes

Picture of Eragon bookcover with googly eyes added.

Grab some googly eyes from the Information desk at our libraries and create your own googly eyed masterpiece.

Take a photo and email it to: whglibrary@wdc.govt.nz

  • type: Teen Read 5 in the subject line.

LEGO Hundertwasser

Picture of a model of the Hundertwasser building in Whangārei.

Build a structure with LEGO inspired by Hundertwasser.

Take a photo and email it to: whglibrary@wdc.govt.nz

  • type: Teen Read 5 in the subject line.

We might ask if we can borrow your creation to put on display in the library!

Maker bags

Picture of face mask crafts.

Choose from a variety of maker bags at the Information desk in our libraries.

Take it home and enjoy.

Take a picture of your creation and email it to: whglibrary@wdc.govt.nz

  • type: Teen Read 5 in the subject line.

Reading places

Picture of young person reading a book sitting on grass and against a wall.

Take a photo of where you read.

Email it to: whglibrary@wdc.govt.nz

  • type: Teen Read 5 in the subject line.

Spine poetry

Picture of books stacked for spine poetry - from Mrs Orman's Classroom.

Line up books to make a poem or a statement from the titles on their spines.

You can do this in the library or at home.

Take a photo and email it to: whglibrary@wdc.govt.nz

  • type: Teen Read 5 in the subject line.

 

When

  • Monday, 13 December 2021 | 09:00 AM - Friday, 04 February 2022 | 05:00 PM
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