We’ve got LOTS of great Teen Summer Programs this summer. Of course there is the Summer Escapes Teen Reading Club, but we’ve got some other great programs too. Check out the details below:

  • Design Your Own Teen Book Cover Contest
    • Contest on: July 1 to July 28
    • Rules:
      • Design your own book cover of any existing published book.
      • Design must be an original work
      • Can be create in any medium (drawing, painting, collage, photography, computer graphic, etc).
      • Design dimensions MUST be:
        • Height 20cm X Width 13.5cm
    • Restrictions:
      • Open to teens in Richmond, BC
      • Ages: 12-18
      • Must be submitted by Friday, July 28, 2017 to any RPL library or emailed to teenblog@yourlibrary.ca
      • RPL reserves the right to disqualify any offensive and/or inappropriate submissions.
  • Writing for Teens Program
    • Description:
      • Discover how to create engaging characters and a story that will hook readers from the first page in this fun, informative workshop led by teen author Jennifer Honeybourn. Jennifer Honeybourn is the author of the upcoming young adult novel Wesley James Ruined My Life. Her short story, The Colour of Mourning, received a Letter of Merit in the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) National Magazine Merit Awards in 2016. You can follow her on Twitter at @Honeybourn
    • Sunday July 23 @ 2:00-3:00pm at Brighouse
    • Ages: 13-18
    • Registration Required. Click here
  • Create a Book Trailer Program
    • Description:
      • Book trailers are the new movie trailers! In this two session program, choose any book, write a script, film and edit your very own book trailer. You can also use RPL’s Green Screen and Special Effects software.
      • Do it in groups or individually
    • Tuesdays August 15 AND 22 @ 7:00-8:30pm – Brighouse
      • Must attend both sessions
    • Ages: 12-18
    • Registration Required. Click here
  • Teen Instagram Contest
    • Contest open: July 1 to Aug 18
    • Rules:
      • Follow RPLBC on Instagram
      • Take a photo of yourself with a book OR a photo of a book cover OR a screenshot of an ebookcover
      • Tag RPLBC in the post on Instagram
    • Restrictions:
        • Open to teens in Richmond, BC.
        • Ages: 12-18
        • One post per week
        • RPL reserves the right to disqualify any offensive and/or inappropriate submissions.