Teen & Tween Summer Events 2024

Transcript: teen and tween summer events

Transcript: 2024 teen & tween summer reading challenge: read, renew, repeat!Tween Summer Reading Challenge

At the Central Library, East Branch, and West Branch

June 10 through August 12

  • Sign up and submit book reviews starting on June 10th.
  • Get a Make Your Own Terrarrium kit when you submit your first review, plus get a vinyl sticker for each review you submit!
  • Every review is another chance to win the grand summer reading prize: Airpods!

The Mass. Statewide Summer Library Program is funded by the Mass. Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners. Terrarium plants donated by Ricky’s Flower Market.

Transcript: Video Game HangoutsVideo Game Hangouts

Central Library

Monday Nights - 7:00-8:30pm

June 17 / June 24 / July 1 / July 8 / July 15 / July 22 / July 29 / August 5August 12

Hang out and play Switch games on the big screen!

Transcript: Pride Zine WorkshopPride Zine Workshop

Central Library

June 29 - 2:30-4:00pm

Make a zine to show your pride! All materials will be provided. No registration required.

Transcript: Make Mini DonutsMake Mini Donuts

West Branch
July 10 - 4:00-5:30pm
Central Library
July 16 - 4:00-5:30pm
East Branch
July 24 - 4:00-5:30pm

Fun to make, fun to eat!

Transcript: recycled comics craftsRecycled Comics Crafts

East Branch
July 11 - 4:00-5:30pm
Central Library
July 19 - 4:00-5:30pm
West Branch
July 24 - 4:00-5:30pm

Customize bookmarks, picture frames, and more!

Transcript: Somerville Public Library Comix ConComixCon

Central Library

July 20 - 9:15am-4:30pm

With programming from your favorite fandoms, stalls with local artists and vendors, cosplaying, and more!

Transcript: Summer Jam on the LawnSummer Jam on the Lawn

Central Library

July 30 - 4:00-7:00pm

With sno-cones and other snacks, giant Connect-4 and other lawn games, temporary tattoos, raffle prizes, and more!

Brought to you by the Somerville Public Library Teen Room in partnership with Center for Teen Empowerment.

Transcript: shrinky dinks and moreShrinky Dinks & More

West Branch
August 7 - 4:00-5:30pm
Central Library
August 13 - 4:00-5:30pm
East Branch
August 14 - 4:00-5:30pm

Transcript: Franken-toysFrankentoys

East Branch
August 8 - 4:00-5:30pm
West Branch
August 15 - 4:00-5:30pm
Central Library
August 16 - 4:00-5:30pm

Know what you can make with parts of old toys? New toys! Get creative!

Transcript: Movie on the LawnMovie on the Lawn

Central Library

August 14 - 7:30-9:30pm

Bring blankets or lawn chairs and some snacks and enjoy Elemental on the library lawn!


Sign up for event reminders by texting @SPLREMIND to 81010

Questions about summer for teens and tweens at SPL? Contact Ellen: ejacobs@somervillema.gov.