Programs Grades 7-12

Summer Reading

How do I sign up?

Our 2024 Summer Reading theme is Reading is Magic – and there is plenty of magic for all ages here at NPL!

Registration is now open. You can use the same link below to register everyone in your family, whether they’re teens, tweens, kids, or adults. (This link will be available all summer long, so register at any time.)

Please visit this link to register.


What is the Teen Raffle?

Teens (rising 7th-12th graders) can participate in the Teen Raffle program. Use the same link here to sign up for the Teen Raffle.

For this program, earn a raffle ticket for each book you read this summer. Then put your tickets toward trying to win exciting prizes!

Once you’ve signed up, drop by the library to pick up your folder with some log sheets anytime starting on June 10th. For every book you read, fill in a magic crystal on the log sheet to keep track.

First day to start recording on your log: June 16th

Stop by the library throughout the summer to collect your raffle tickets (don’t forget to bring your log with you!). You must bring in your log to receive raffle tickets. Miss Allison or another library staff member will initial your log and show you how to enter to try to win the prizes you’re most excited about. You can visit the library to collect raffle tickets as often as once per week!

Last day to enter tickets in the Teen Raffle: August 17th 



What are this year’s Teen Raffle prizes?

This year’s teen prizes include:

  • A giant cupcake Squishmallow
  • A special TeeTurtle stuffie & exclusive pin from Anime Boston 2024
  • Starbucks gift card
  • Gift card to Supercharged in Wrentham
  • Unlikely Story gift card

Special Summer Programs

Virtual DnD 3-session Summer Campaign: Hunt for the Mad Mage! (Tweens & Teens)

Session 1: Thursday, 6/27 – 4:30-7:30 pm 

Session 2: Thursday, 7/11 – 4:30-7:30 pm 

Session 3: Thursday, 7/25 – 4:30-7:30 pm

Virtual Program

Join Veteran Dungeon Master Adam Samtur from Tabletop Now as he leads you through a brand-new DnD adventure: “Hunt for the Mad Mage”! 

Your character (your group) will have to track down the nefarious Mad Mage, the most evil and powerful wizard in the world.  

The adventure is suitable for all ages and experience levels. Even if you’ve never picked up a D20 before, we’ll teach you the ropes as we play. Let’s get rolling!

Registration is required, click here to register and receive Zoom link(s).


Sand Art for Teens

Sand Art for TeensMonday, July 15th, 11:00am-12:00pm, Craft Room

Come enjoy some time making sand art with your friends. 

Best for ages 12 and up.

Registration is required. Click here to register.


Clay Sea Turtle Take & Make Craft

Clay Sea Turtle Craft for TeensMonday, August 5, Pick up all week in Lobby

Jump into the fun of creating your own unique turtle-themed bowl with air dry clay! With Pop up Art School’s step-by-step guidance, you’ll craft, paint, and finish a charming piece in no time. 

Get your hands dirty and you’ll end up with a finished piece that’s truly your own!

Pick up M-Th –  8/5-8/8 – 10:00am-7:30pm, F – 8/9 – 10:00am-4:00pm and Sat. – 8/10 – 10:00-2:00pm.

A video link with instructions on how to make the clay sea turtle will be sent on the day of pick up, 8/5.

Registration is required. Click here to register.


Take Home Pooch Painting Kit

Take Home Pooch Painting KitTuesday, August 6th – Pick up all day in the library’s lobby

Get through those last dog days of summer with your own pup! With the magic of peanut butter, an 8×10 canvas, a ziploc bag, and acrylic paints you can help your pooch create a work of art worthy of being hung by their water bowl. The kit will include everything you need….well except for the pup.

Registration is required, click here to register.




Youth programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

Questions? Program ideas? Contact Allison Riendeau, Senior Youth Services Librarian, at 508-528-3380 x4 or email [email protected].

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