Teen Read Week 2013

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 by mattyzo


October 13 – 19, 2013

 Teen Read Week is back and better than ever!

This year’s theme Seek the Unknown @ Your Library encourages teens ages 12 – 18 to enjoy reading in all it’s forms. That includes books and magazines, e-books, audiobooks, graphic novels, comic strips, car repair manuals, caveman hieroglyphs, etc.                                                                                                                                                       It doesn’t matter what you read, the point is, JUST READ!

Oh, and while you’re in between chapters of Moby Dick, don’t forget to put your book down and check out these awesome Teen Read Week Contests:        


Vote for the TOP 10 BOOKS of 2013.

It’s easy to do and only takes a minute. There are two ways to vote. Either fill out the paper ballot (included in your Teen Summer Reading packet) and return it to your local SCCLD library, or follow the instructions below to vote electronically. Voting automatically enters you into a free prize drawing.

Online Voting:

  1. Just click on the link below.
  2. http://www.sccl.org/teens/teens-top-ten
  3. Enter your name and contact information.
  4. Check off up to 10 of your favorite book titles (if your favorite is not listed, write in the title at the bottom)
  5. Select which library you frequent the most.
  6. Click “Submit”

Once this is completed, you are automatically entered into the free prize drawing.




Attention all budding artists. Now is your chance to put your creativity to the test and get doodling for the Santa Clara County Library District’s Teen Bookmark Contest. Let your inner Picasso soar and design a bookmark that captures this year’s TRW theme, Seek the Unknown @ Your Library. All winning entries are published into actual bookmarks that will be distributed at the SCCLD libraries.

Just follow this link to get all the details, and don’t forget to print out an ent