Teens Summer Reading 2020

Imagine Your Story!

Writing Contest!

Calling on ALL aspiring writers to Imagine YOUR future story!

Share an unpublished work of 750 words or less on the following theme: Think about where you will be in the near or distant future (your choice!) and Imagine and Write your Story for us ! Need some inspiration? Imagine what kinds of technological advancements and innovations may be added in the future, how our day-to-day living might change and how those things can impact your own future story.

There are 5 age categories for submission:

  • Kindergarten – 2nd grade
  • 3rd – 5th grades
  • 6th – 8th grades
  • 9th – 12th grades
  • adult

All entries must be submitted as a PDF attachment to writingcontest@fplct.org. Please make sure your entry contains only the title of the work, not the author’s name. Also, please include a separate cover sheet with the author’s name, contact information, age category, word count and title of the piece. Winners will be notified by August 7. Winners of the contest will have the chance to share their creations at the virtual reception on August 12. Registration is required. Prior to the event, registrants will be sent the Zoom log in information.

Teen Summer Challenge for Readers entering Grades 6-12

June 22 – August 22, 2020

Register now and start logging on June 22!

Your goal is to earn 1,000 points!

Read 1 minute→Log 1 minute→Get 1 point!

Participate in Virtual Teen Programs→Log Activity Code→Earn Points

Complete Virtual Scavenger Hunts → Log Activity Code → Get more points!


100 points = 1 entry into weekly gift card raffles & 1 digital finale prize raffle ticket

Book Review= 1 entry into weekly $25 gift card raffle (Must be a thoughtfully written review of at least one paragraph for a book you completed that week)

Weekly raffles include gift cards for 16Handles, Connecticut Cookie Company, Sunny Daes, Las Vetas, Garden Catering, Dairy Queen, Dunkin Donuts, Chipolte, and Starbucks

Book Review Raffles include gift cards for Grubhub and Ubereats.

Finale Prizes 

$100 Amazon Gift Card, $100 Vans Gift Card, & $100 Lululemon Gift Card

Thank you to the Friends of the Fairfield Public Library for their generous prize donations.

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