Summer Reading 2022

West Hartford Library Summer Reading

🧑‍🚀🪐 Our 2022 Theme for Teens: Out of this World! 🪐🧑‍🚀

Complete our 2022 Summer Reading Bingo to earn raffle entries for an exciting end-of summer prize giveaway!

How YOU can participate!

  1. Get a BINGO card at the West Hartford library or print out the BINGO card below.
  2. Complete challenges and bring your BINGO card to the Teen Room at the Noah Webster Library to validate and get your boxes stamped!
  3. If you get a BINGO in ANY direction, you will receive a raffle ticket for one of three summer reading raffle baskets!
  4. Winners will be announced September 12th, 2022!

(Not able to come to the library in-person or have other questions about Summer Reading BINGO? Email the teen department kkarp@westhartfordCT.gov for assistance.)

Summer 2022 WHPL Program Highlights for Teens!

Register for our summer 2022 teen programs here: 
https://www.westhartfordlibrary.org/teens/.

Browse our OUT OF THIS WORLD Book Recommendations for Teens!

2022 Library Card Sign Ups for West Hartford Teens

West Hartford Public Schools Summer Reading (for Grades 6-8)

Theme: Reading is Out of This World!

Find out more about the 2022 WHPL summer reading for 6th-8th graders here: https://sites.google.com/whps.org/whpsmssummerreading22/home

West Hartford Public Schools Summer Reading (for Grades 9-12)

Theme: Mirrors, Windows & Sliding Glass Doors

Browse the Summer 2022 Reading Menu here!

For West Hartford Public School Students: Be sure to pick ONE (1) of the books featured in this gallery or in the PDF linked above!

For West Hartford Public School Students: Be sure to pick ONE (1) of the FOUR (4) short story reading options from this anthology below!

  1. Eraser Tattoo by Jason Reynolds
  2. Why I Learned to Cook by Sara Farizan
  3. Boys Duty by Sharon G. Flake
  4. Super Human by Nicole Yoon

For West Hartford Public School Students: Be sure to pick ONE (1) of the FIVE (5) poetry reading options from this anthology below!

  1. The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
  2. The Laughing Heart by Charles Bukowski
  3. On Listening To Your Teacher Take Attendance by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  4. Hair by Elizabeth Acevedo
  5. Names by Elizabeth Acevedo