Summer Reading

YA @ GPL

Tails & Tales
2021 Teen Summer Reading Program for Grades 6-12
June 15 - August 28


  1. Come to the library or SIGN UP ONLINE using your library card and PIN.
  2. READ! All age-appropriate books and audiobooks you read count.
  3. RECORD your books online to earn a prize for every 2 books you read or listen to. (Please make one entry for every 3 magazines, manga, or graphic novels you read.)
  4. Come to the library, email teens@gpl.org, or call 978-448-1167, if you need help signing up or have any questions.

Earn great prizes and support the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance Marine Animal Adoptions!

  • READ 2 books for a $5 Kimball's gift card
  • READ 4 books for a $5 Dunkin' Donuts gift card
  • READ 6 books for a free advance reader copy book
  • READ 8 books for a $15 gift card to Barnes & Noble
         • AND we will donate $5 to NECWA for marine animal adoptions
  • READ 10 books for ticket to enter the Grand Prize drawing for an iPad
  • PLUS earn a ticket for every 2 additional books you read after that!

Prizes provided by the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust.

Guidelines for Success:

Come to the library or sign up online with a valid library card and PIN number. If you do no know your PIN, or have any questions about the program or signing up, please come to the library, call 978-448-1167, or email teens@gpl.org for help.

  • Any young adult or adult book, ebook, or audiobook you read or listen to counts as one book, but please make only one entry for every 3 magazines, manga, or graphic fiction you read. Please only record reading that is appropriate for your age and reading ability.

Please come to the library, email teens@gpl.org, or call 978-448-1167 if you need help selecting appropriate books. You may also fill out this form to ask for recommendations as well.

  • Prizes may be picked up at the Mid-Level Circulation desk in the library. Please bring your library card when you come!
  • Challenge yourself based on your own reading abilities and have fun!

Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School summer reading website — click here to see the guidelines for each grade.

Summer Reading Program Events:

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Thanks to the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust and the Groton Trust Funds' Lecture Fund for generously supporting program events for the Young Adult Summer Reading Program.

Thanks also to the members of the Young Adult Advisory Council for their ideas on programs and prizes. If you are interested in participating in the YAAC, please call or click here for information on our next meeting.

For additional information about the Young Adult Summer Reading Program or specific events listed on the calendar, please contact the Young Adult Librarian:

Deborah Dowson
978-448-1167, ext. 1325
teens@gpl.org