Oceans of Possibilities – Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program
Saturday, June 18 – Saturday, July 30
Get ready to make waves this summer with the Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program. Read FOUR books and complete TEN challenges to enter the FINtastic Grand Prize drawings. Finishers are also eligible for the Grand Prize Picks.
The ocean is calling you to sign up
at the library during the week of June 13 – 18! Sign-ups will continue through July 9.
Once you’ve reached your reading goal you can bring in your finisher slips to pick up a Finisher Prize Bag and pick out a free book. Then you can enter for a chance to win one of our FINtastic Grand PrizeS and the Fintastic grand prize picks!
FINtastic Grand Prizes
1st $300 Meijer Gift Card + Inflatable Shark
2nd $200 Meijer Gift Card + Inflatable Octopus
3rd $100 Meijer Gift Card + Inflatable Sea Horse
FINtastic Grand Prize Picks
- Bluetooth Speaker + Beach Towel in a Bag
- Giant Bumper Bubbles + Beach Blanke
- Boogie Board + Beach Towel in a Bag
- Beach Chair + Beach Blanket
Outstanding Ocean Kickoff Event
Saturday, June 18 from 10 AM – NOON
This ocean themed event will be outdoors (if possible) and will include fun water activities, bubbles, games, popcorn, and slushies.
The fire department will have a presentation from 10:30 – 11:30 AM including the opportunity to spray the fire hose!
Art Programs for teens/tweens
Whale Watercolor Painting – Tuesday, June 21 @ 2 PM
Barnacle Bead Bracelets -Tuesday, June 28 @ 2 PM
Sun and Moon Shell Painting – Tuesday, July 5 @ 2 PM
Chalk Pastel Jellyfish – Tuesday, July 12 @ 2 PM
Sea Turtle Painting – Tuesday, July 19 @ 2 PM
Mermaid Bath Fizzies – Tuesday, July 26 @ 2 PM
Tiger Shark Thursdays
Nintendo Switch Gaming, Book Clubs, and a movie day for teens/tweens!
Beach Party – Thursday, June 23 @ 2 PM
Sweet & Salty Book Club – Thursday, June 30 @ 2 PM
Teen Scene – Thursday, July 7 @ 2 PM
Luca Movie Day – Thursday, July 14 @ 2 PM
Teen Scene – Thursday, July 21 @ 2 PM
Sweet & Salty Book Club – Thursday, July 28 @ 2 PM
Middle School – High School
Volunteer at your library to earn service credit hours for school and for building a resume for future job searches. Stop by during library hours for an orientation and to volunteer.
LEVEL UP! – Virtual Escape Room
Become a video game expert at ODPL: go from Pong to Roblox in this exciting virtual puzzle! We’ll take you through video-game themed puzzles that test your trivia and problem-solving skills to see if you’re a novice, gamer, or expert. Kids that discover the secret code at the end can earn a prize for completing the virtual escape room.
Play with your family and friends to LEVEL UP!
Click HERE to begin your virtual escape room adventure.
Percy Jackson – Virtual Escape Room
Ever wondered what it would be like to go on a quest like Percy Jackson and his demigod friends? Here’s your chance! Compete individually or with your friends to complete the Percy Jackson Escape Room. Navigate your way through the Labyrinth, meet the mystical Calypso, and test your skills as a hero. Can you escape all three levels to get back to Camp Half-Blood?
Click HERE to begin your escape room adventure!
Book Packs To Go
Would you like a library staff member to pick out books for you or your child?
You can list your interests or genre’s you prefer and a staff member will choose up to 10 books that they feel you will enjoy. Do you like a certain genre or want to learn more about a certain subject? Staff member(s) will choose books to match that subject. The library will put them on hold for you to be able to pick up at our Drive-Thru Pickup Window. Click HERE to get your book pack started!