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Hey there! Thanks for signing up for the Teen Summer Challenge presented by the New Haven Free Public Library. This year's challenge is fun & easy, so join us! 


1) Participants must be teenagers (entering grade 7 in fall 2017 - Seniors graduating in Summer 2017). No one older than 19 permitted to participate.

2) Challenge starts June 17th and runs through August 31st. Challenge submissions must be entered during this time period.

How to participate:

1) Sign up online or stop in any branch to pick up a paper form from any NHFPL branch. 

2) This year's challenge is two parts: one part is "activities" and the other is reading. You can do both parts, or just one part to earn prizes! 

How to win prizes:

Complete 3 Activity Challenges for a chance to win a GRAND PRIZE!


Complete 3 MORE Activity challenges for a second chance at a GRAND PRIZE AND a FREE



COMPLETE the Reading Challenge for a FREE BOOK and another chance to win a GRAND PRIZE!



Four (4) $50 Gift Certificates (locations TBD) will be awarded in an end of summer drawing.


Note: only one gift certificate may be won by any participant!


Our Teen Center Hours for the summer are:

Sundays: Closed

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00am-5:30pm

Wednesday: 11:00am-8:00pm

Fridays-Saturdays: 10:00am-5:00pm

Closed Saturdays in July