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 Teens & Tweens

2012 Summer Reading

Reading Club:

Ages 12 - 18

Sign up May 29 to July 3



  • Weekly Rewards

  • Collect your Prizes beginning July 17 - August 13.

  • Grand Prize Drawing August 17


How it works:

  • Sign up at any Waco library location.

  • Get your "Confidential Files Folder" with Reading Log, Evidence Tags and event info.

  • Read 3-6 or more books! Track reading in your Log.

  • Fill out an Evidence Tag (review) for each book you read.

  • Turn in Evidence Tags all summer long. Each week we will draw a winner for a pizza or other treat.

  • Every Evidence Tag you turn in will also be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing.

  • Turn in your Reading Log. Select your New book from our list of PRIZE books.

  • Get another chance to win the Grand Prize.

Grand Prize drawing for 2 Sansa® Clip Zip™ MP3 Players will be held on August 17th.


Have you looked at the Blog lately?

Read the Reviews sent in to us. See who won the Pizza in this week's drawing.


(Printable PDF Activities Schedule)

Weekly Summer Video Game Night

June 7 - July 26   Thursday nights  6:30 - 8:30 pm

Ages 12 and up

West Waco Library Meeting Room

Teen Game Night is your opportunity to Challenge Your Friends, Show off your Gaming Skillz, and Just Hang Out!

Wii, Gamecube and Playstation (Mario Kart, Naruto, Supersmash Brothers, Rock Band, DDR and more...)



Saturday Programs:

CSI Crime Solvers: Forensic Science

June 9, 1:00 - 3:30 pm   West Waco Library Meeting Room

Presented by MCC Criminal Justice Dept. Program Director Ken Culver and CJ Instructor Suzanne Baldon

A Mock Crime Scene with Hands on Activities

Survival Games: May the Odds Be in Your Favor

June 16, 2:00 - 4:00  West Waco Library Meeting Room

Survival Skills:

  • Plant Identification
  • Wii Crossbow Training
  • Cornucopia Game
  • Target Skills
  • Peeta's Bakery
  • Camouflage Face Painting
  • Costume Contest

Prizes* Capitol Foods* Sector Foods

Mystery of the Body in the Billiard Room:                                                 Find the Clues, Solve the Mystery

June 23, 2:00 - 4:00   West Waco Library Meeting Room

Sir Richard Skylark has hosted his annual ball at his home, Skylark Mansion. A billiards player was found murdered the next morning.

  • Solve the Crime
  • Interrogate Witnesses
  • Analyze Forensic Evidence

Prizes! Feast in the Mansion!

 Monster Mash Party: Eat, Drink and be Scary

June 30, 2:00 - 4:00    West Waco Library Meeting Room

Food, Fun, Crafts, Music and more at the Monster Bash!

Get Your Monster On:

  • Door Prizes
  • Costume Contest (Best Monster Award)
  • Zombie Walk
  • Creepy, Crawly Things

Ranger's Apprentice: Apprentice to One, Hero to All

July 14, 1:00 - 3:00    West Waco Library

Experience the World of Ranger's Apprentice & Brotherband Chronicles

  • Play a Living Boardgame with Trivia
  • Create a shield with your own personal heraldry
  • Play Wii crossbow game
  • Food and Fun!

Unbelieveable Cupcake Decorating

July 21, 1:00 - 3:00    South Waco Library (Please note special location!)

Join Miss Vivian for a fun and Yummy Time! Learn about cake decorating and eat your creations.

Ages 12 & up

Reservations Required Limited Space  (This program is now full)

Altered Book Art & Scrapbooking Workshop

July 28, 1:00 - 3:00     West Waco Library Meeting Room

  • Learn about Altered Book Art
  • Create your own personalized work of art by decorating, coloring, cutting, gluing and stamping on a book you select to create something all your own.
  • Enter your Altered Book Project in the Friends of the Waco-McLennan County Library's Book Sale Contest. Details available at the Program

Reservations Requested Limited Space

To Make Reservations for Programs:

  • Call 254-750-5944

  • Email

  • Text ASKWMCL to 66746



 We would like to thank our generous sponsors of the

 2012 Teen Summer Reading Program:





2012 Summer Reading
Kid's Reading Club Teen's Reading Club Adult's Reading Club



2012 Summer Reading


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