Published On: Tue, Sep 11th, 2018

Boca Raton Public Library Celebrates Teen Read Week

Boca Raton Public Library Celebrates Teen Read Week       October 7–13, 2018

Boca Raton, FL – The Boca Raton Public Library will host two special programs in October to celebrate Teen Read Week, a national initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. This year, Teen Read Week takes place from October 7–13 and features the theme “It’s Written in the Stars … Read!” The BRPL will feature the following free Teen Read Week programs. Enrollment is required through the calendar at or in person at either library.

Skype with a YA Author: Stacey Lee (Ages 13–17)

Downtown Library, October 11, 6:007:00pm

This is a wonderful opportunity for teens to Skype face-to-face with popular Young Adult author Stacey Lee. Her YA novels, Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon, have won many prestigious literary awards. Teens who sign up for this special program will receive a free paperback copy of Under a Painted Sky and be able to ask questions of the author via Skype. They will discuss the book and watch the book trailers together while enjoying snacks and refreshments.

Dramatic Readings! (Grades 6–12)

Spanish River Library, October 11, 4:305:30pm

Teens and tweens will read an excerpt from a favorite book while using over-the-top emotion! They’ll have fun performing different genres and emotions in front of their friends.

The Boca Raton Public Library, an educational partner within the community, continually strives to provide great resources and activities to help teens build literacy skills while reading for the fun of it. Teen classes and programs are held throughout the year and can be found on the calendar at



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