Teen Summer Reading 2019

Click here to obtain a reading log to print. Click here to get extra reading sheets.

  1. Reading records will be available by June 1. As soon as you have a reading record, you may begin tracking your reading activities.  The first day to receive a prize from the library is June 10.

High school participants may choose to participate in the teen reading program at the youth services desk downstairs or the adult reading program at the reference desk upstairs.

  1. Complete the activities indicated in the reading record and visit the library to collect prizes. Participants will receive prizes after finishing 5, 10, and 15 activities.
  2. After completing 15 activities from the inside of the reading record, participants may continue tracking reading hours to earn money for Fort Atkinson’s K9 Unit.  The more you read, the more money the library will donate at the end of the summer.  Log all reading at the public library by July 27.

Hours to Register or Record
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Make Your Own Mini Buttons Thursday, June 13
Library Youth Area 2-3 p.m.
Button-making supplies will be provided.  This program is open to youth of all ages.

Art Workshop: Visual Journals Begins Monday, June 17
Library Youth Area  1-2:30 p.m.
Registration required.  Join local artist Sally Koehler to make your own visual journal.  Select a used hardcover book for your base and create a variety of pages that reflect your goals, daily life, interests, and more!  You will have the opportunity to experiment with a wide range of materials and a variety of art-making techniques to express yourself.  New techniques and materials will be introduced at each session.  This workshop will meet for four sessions and students may attend one or all of the sessions.  Sessions will take place on June 17, June 24, July 1, and July 8.

Galaxy Slime  Thursday, June 27
Library Youth Area 2-3 p.m.
Make shimmery galaxy slime that you can take home.  This program is open to youth of all ages.  Supplies will be provided.

The Starburst Under the Moon Pie  Thursday, July 11
Library Community Room 2-3 p.m.
You have heard of the cow jumping over the moon, but have you heard of the Starburst under the Moon Pie?  Teens will be given a certain number of Starburst candies and need to create a way to support a Moon Pie without falling over.  The taller the creation, the better your chance of winning.  Put on your thinking cap and your sweet tooth.  This program is only open to students in 6th through 12th grade.

Squishies Thursday, July 25
Library Youth Area 2-3 p.m.
Make and decorate your own squishy.  Supplies will be provided.  This program is only open to students in 6th through 12th grade.

The Teen Summer Reading Program is brought to you by these sponsors:

Abendroth Water Conditioning, Inc.
Badger Bank
Cloute Window & Wall Washing
Culver’s of Fort Atkinson
Dunsmoor Doors, Inc.
Edwin Frohmader VFW Aux. 1879
Edwin Frohmader VFW Post 1879
Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation
Fort Community Credit Union
Friends of the Library
Frostie Freeze
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
Kiwanis Club of Fort Atkinson
Knights of Columbus No. 3396
Krueger Jewelry
Optimist Club of Fort Atkinson
Paul Frank Florine American Legion Aux. Post 166
Paul Frank Florine American Legion Post 166
Yerges Van Liners, Inc.