Books for Teens

Teen Joust Read (Grades 6-12) | June 19, 2019 – August 28, 2019

You’re invited on an epic quest this summer at New Canaan Library! Log onto Beanstack (or use the Beanstack app!) to track pages read and tasks completed to earn badges and prizes! Use our button maker to turn badges into collectible coins. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to earn prizes including books, candy, and gift cards!

PRIZES: You’ll get a chance to spin our Prize Wheel when…

You read 500 pages

You read 1000 pages

You read 2000 pages

You read 5000 pages

You earn the Review badge

You earn 15 badges

Top readers and badge earners will also be eligible for additional prizes!

Sign up for summer reading here to log your pages and activities and check out the events calendar for teen events

Stop by the teen area to check out our awesome YA collection! We add new books each month, which can be found on our New Books shelves. In addition, we offer a variety of audiobooks, magazines, and graphic novels. Online, you can find a wide selection of ebooks and audiobooks through our digital library. And, if you can’t find the book you want to read, you can always recommend it using our online form. The YA collection is here to serve you, and we welcome and encourage you to give us your feedback and recommendations!