“You should do Summer Reading too!” shares teen finisher

“Camp out to read” at the library! Hear from Emmett, one of the first Summer Reading teen finishers, why YOU should participate in the Summer Reading Challenge (Lawrence, KS).

by Kayla Cook, Media Relations & Communications Specialist feat. Emmett, Teen Summer Reading Finisher

Q&A with Emmett, Teen Summer Reading Finisher

Adventure begins in the Teen Zone! Learn from Emmett why they enjoy Summer Reading, how they use the library, Teen Zone "hidden gems," and more. Then sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge. Let's get reading!

Hey, Emmett! What is your favorite thing to do at the library with your friends?

Playing D&D in the meeting rooms.

What's your favorite book?

Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson.

What are your Summer Reading goals?

I want to finish Brandon Sanderson's new releases.

Have you participated in the Summer Reading Challenge before? If so, what was your favorite part?

Yes, I enjoy having it as a motivator to read. The actual prizes don't matter much to me.

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What’s a "hidden gem" of LPL’s Teen Zone?

Board games!

What do you want to be doing in 5 years? How will you use the library to help?

I often use library resources to develop my art skills with informational books and by studying graphic novels. In the future, I hope to continue to!

We’re reimagining the library this year. What would you add?

More ways to build community in the Teen Zone and teen-based events.

What would you tell other teens about the Summer Reading Challenge?

You should do Summer Reading too!

About Lawrence Public Library
Lawrence Public Library (LPL for short) is a community hub that believes in the power of connecting with each other through shared knowledge and resources. Located in the heart of Downtown Lawrence, Kansas, we are committed to providing a space where our community can learn, connect, create, and grow through access to our vast collections, resources, services, programs, and knowledgeable staff. The library is supported by tax dollars, record-breaking book sales and philanthropic efforts by the LPL Friends & Foundation, and the dedicated efforts of more than 300 volunteers. All are welcome.



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