Welcome to Teen Summer Challenge 2017!

Teen Summer Challenge is the Pierce County Library’s online summer reading website for teens 13 – 18 years old.

Build a Better World

This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.” Our challenges are designed to build a better… library, community, and world! Gain knowledge, practice empathy, and take action! This summer, build a better YOU.

Get started!

Sign up for a free account at http://teensummerchallenge.org/

Earn points:

  1. Track your reading and earn points for every hour you read!
  2. Complete badges to earn even more points. We recommend you start with the How to Play badge.
  3. Follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel to check out our NEW weekly video challenges. Earn mega points and a chance to win weekly book give-aways!

Win Prizes:

Spend your points at the Rewards Store to get a chance to win prizes at the end of the summer.

  • Starbucks gift cards
  • iTunes gift cards
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Gamestop gift cards
  • Movie tickets
  • and more!

You will need to be a teen with a Pierce County Library card to win prizes.

NEW this summer:

Check out our new weekly video challenges!

Every Monday, teen librarians Amanda and Elise will post a new video announcing the week’s challenge. You have one week to complete each video challenge for points and a chance to win a weekly book give-away.

Watch the first video and subscribe:

Click on the badge image below to complete this week’s video challenge. Our favorite entry will win an Advanced Reader’s Copy of Hello, Sunshine by Leila Howland, out July 2017. Get your hands on this book before it’s even published!

Winner announced June 12th.

Featured Events:

Read-a-Thon Summer Kick-Off

Build a better library on June 24 from 1 – 3 p.m. For every hour of reading at the library that day, your branch will earn a new book!

How to Play Points:

Complete the How to Play: Read the Blog activity to start earning those points and climbing up the leaderboard.


The Teen Librarians

Elise & Amanda

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