Teens

Who will win the 2017 Colorado Blue Spruce Book Award?

The Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award recognizes the most popular books among middle and high school students in the state of Colorado.  Selected by teens, voted on by teens, the Blue Spruce Awards highlight the best young adult literature of the year as chosen by the teens of Colorado! 

Check out the current titles, find them at Vail Public Library, and VOTE!

 

 

Teen Summer Reading:

Installation of first Little Free Library – Thursday, July 27 @ 9 am

Stephen’s Park – West Vail All are welcome!

One scheduled program and a whole summer’s worth of independent reading, activities and volunteering. Sign up now for your Raffle Ticket booklet. Fill out the tickets as you complete books and activities!

Did you pick up your booklet of raffle tickets yet?  Register online and grab your book, get reading, get involved.  Our initial Teen Build Day is past but we are still fine tuning the Little Free Library boxes.  Want to help?  Call Cricket at 970-479-2179!!

 

Register now, pick up your booklet and get started earning chances throughout the summer. The more you do the more chances you have to be entered in the drawing for one of our Build a Better World baskets.

Raffle drawing and literary event are the Finale events for Teen Summer Reading Tuesday, August 8th at  Raffle at 4:45  after Drum Safari Writing Workshop From 5:00 – 6:30!

Author and creative writing teacher, Carolyn Cohagan will lead a writer’s workshop!

Carolyn Cohagan, the author of “Lost Children” and “Time Zero” is returning to Vail. She last led a terrific writer’s workshop here in 2015. Her latest novel “Time Zero” is appearing on book lists everywhere as a “Best New YA Book for Summer”.  She is uniquely qualified to lead writing workshops. In Austin, TX , her hometown, Carolyn is the founder of “Girls With Pens,” a creative writing organization for girls ages 9-17. While pop culture and peer pressure are telling tweens and teenagers to be like everyone else, “Girls With Pens” celebrates individual voices and offbeat imaginations.  Join us for this free writer’s workshop for boys and girls just in time to tune you up before school starts.

Register here

 


 

Volunteers

wonderful volunteers


Reading Buddies

Reading buddies


 

Resources

Blue Spruce

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teen health

 

Past Programs:

Harry Potter Release Party

Teen Summer Reading Kickoff Program Monday June 13 – 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Psychic Entertainer, Mentalist and Fortune Teller, Erica Sodos.

 

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