Coventry Public Library

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Summer Reading Program

Teen Summer Reading Program - 2016


Teens entering Grades 6 through 12 are invited to participate in the “Get in the Game – Read!” summer reading program.  Teens can submit what they’ve read in person in the YA area or online beginning July 5th.  Each book read earns a chance to win our weekly giveaway.  Read six books or more between July 5th and August 12th to be eligible for the grand prize drawing of an iPad mini tablet.


Summer programs for teens entering grades 6 - 12

Submit Books Here


Friday, July 8th @ 12:30 Yoga with Yoga instructor Stephanie Barta

No registration required


Friday, July 15th @ 12:30

Art workshop with professional artist Aileen Quinn

Join us and create a masterpiece with a professional artist.

Registration Required. Call 822-9102


Friday, July 22nd @ 12:30

RI Computer Museum -

Learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code! Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world! This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing students how to build or change (e.g. mod) the game using the Javascript or Python programming language. The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced gamers and fun for everyone (2-hr session).

Registration required.  Call 822-9102.



Friday, July 29th @ 12:30

Go Big or Go Home – Giant Games on the Lawn

No registration required


Friday, August 5th @ 12:30

Traditional Martial Arts RI

Get in the Game with TMARI for 45 - 60 minutes for a Complete Self-Defense Program. Our program will teach you how to protect yourself under a shock and stressful environment.

No registration required.


Friday, August 12th @ 12:30

Movie – Crooked Arrows – for anyone ages 13+

No registration required


Tuesday, August 16th @ 12:30

Summer wrap-up party and grand prize drawing

Did you volunteer at the library this summer?  Did you participate in the teen summer reading program? Let’s celebrate with a Harry Potter Party!   Make a wand and a Howler, play some games and have some pizza and Butter Beer!

No registration necessary.