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Summer Reading Blast-Off Party: Teens

Thursday, June 6th 2019

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Summer Reading 2019, presented by the St. Petersburg Library System, launches this June at the Main Library. This year’s theme, A Universe of Stories, is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

Thursday, June 6 at 5 p.m.
St. Petersburg Main Library
3745 9th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713 

The opening party for teens will include:
  • Distribution of the Summer Reading activity packet
  • Caricature artist
  • Crafts, video games and board games
  • Light refreshments
Summer Reading runs June 1-August 4 and includes programming for infants through high schoolers at St. Petersburg Libraries. Readers can expect to enjoy space-themed books and reading activities with prizes and the Mayor’s Reading Challenge with a drawing for a special prize.

This year, Main Library, James W. Johnson Community Library and South Community Library will host Summer BreakSpot, where children 18 and under can enjoy free lunch at no cost. BreakSpot will run June 1 – August 9.

For more information, visit or call 727-892-5296.