San Diego County Library will celebrate Teen Read Week 2013,
October 13-19, with special events and programs all month long.
Hot. Right. Now.: New and Recommended Teen Reading
New books, award winners and more!
Star Wars Read Day
Ramona Library • Saturday, October 5 • 1 p.m.
Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and discover the joy of reading Star Wars books. The library will be offering activities to include: costume contest, craft, games, and snacks.
Pizza and Movie Night
Cardiff-by-the-Sea Library • Thursday, October 10 • 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy free pizza and a showing of Star Trek: Into the Darkness.
Trivia Contest for Tweens and Teens
Encinitas Library • October 13-19
Look for trivia quizzes at the library and win treats all week long!
Mysterious Scavenger Hunt
Rancho Santa Fe Library • October 13-19
All week October 13-19 teens can search the library for clues and riddles to solve the Mystery at the Library! Successful detectives will be entered in a chance to win a $25 Target Gift Card.
Lemon Grove Library • Monday, October 14 • 3 p.m.
Create a creepy craft!
Read for Chocolate
Crest Library • October 15-19
Read a book and write a review to receive a chocolate bar.
Teen Scavenger Hunt (ages 12-18)
Descanso Library • October 15-19
How well do you know your library? Ask at the desk for your game sheet. Prizes and lots of fun!
Julian Library • Tuesday, October 15 • 10 a.m.
Create art with just used or discarded books and your imagination!
Casa de Oro Library • Tuesday, October 15 • 3 p.m.
Come hang out with other teens on Tuesdays at the library. Play Wii games, surf on the Chromebooks, do homework, or see what crafty projects we have to create.
Lemon Grove Library • Tuesday, October 15 • 3 p.m.
Create masks and take pictures in our "photo booth" layout.
Special Effects Makeup
Santee Library • Tuesday, October 15 • 3:30 p.m.
Discover Ice Cream @ Your Library
Valley Center Library • Tuesday, October 15 • 3:30 p.m.
Harry Potter Wednesday
Lemon Grove Library • Wednesday, October 16 • 2 p.m.
Create a Harry Potter craft or activity.
Pizza and Book Talk
Del Mar Library • Wednesday, October 16 • 3:30 p.m.
A Scavenger Hunt Into the Unknown
Valley Center Library • Wednesday, October 16 • 3:30 p.m.
Duct Tape Crafts
4S Ranch Library • Wednesday, October 16 • 4 p.m.
Sign-ups begin October 1.
Imperial Beach Library • Wednesday, October 16 • 6 p.m.
Lemon Grove Library • Thursday, October 17 • 3 p.m.
Create a Bigfoot craft.
Alpine Library • Thursday, October 17 • 3:30 p.m.
Wreck This Journal
Fletcher Hills Library • Thursday, October 17 • 3:30 p.m.
Design a personalized "Wreck This Journal," a project designed to flip your view of the world upside down, spin it around, and then drag it through technicolor paints. Create a series of challenges that you can follow yourself (or share with friends) and record them in the journal! Journals, supplies, and snacks provided!
Watts Cooking: FEAR FACTOR!
Spring Valley Library • Friday, October 18 • 2:30 p.m.
Test your mettle with our not-so-tasty treats!
Young Adult Friday
Casa de Oro Library • Friday, October 18 • 3 p.m.
Meet author Ashley Townsend of Rising Shadows. Townsend, besides being a voracious reader, wrote her first book while still a teenager.
Lemon Grove Library • Friday, October 18 • 3 p.m.
Come dressed as your favorite superhero and create a superhero craft.
El Cajon Library • Friday, October 18 • 6-10 p.m.
Haven't you always wanted to scream your head off in a library? Here's your chance. Open to teens in grades 6-12 only. Pizza and refreshments included! Registration begins October 1, when you can pick up a permission form from the children's desk.
Dia De Los Muertos: Teen/Tween Sugar Skull Workshop
Encinitas Library • Saturday, October 26 • 4 p.m.
Sugar skulls are a traditional and favored offering for Days of the Dead. Learn how to decorate sugar skulls and complete a skull using your own design embellishments. Workshop is limited to the first 45 participants.