Teens Read 150

In honour of Canada's sesquicentennial, we challenge you to read for 150 hours this summer! Sign up now, then start tracking your reading on July 1 to earn digital badges and win great prizes.

Teens Read 150What can you read?

You can read whatever you want! Check out our Teens page where we'll be featuring great Canadian books all summer.

When can you start?

The contest starts July 1 and wraps up August 31. Sign up now and get an email reminder when the program starts.

What can you win?

Earn digital badges for tracking your reading, at 5 hours, 10 hours, and then every 10 hours after that until you reach 150.

Every badge earned over the summer gets you an entry in the weekly prize draws and the Grand Prize draw.

  • Weekly Prizes (10 per week): $15 Library Store or Indigo gift cards.  You can purchase sweet Library products or pay your library fines with Library Store gift cards.
  • Grand Prize (2): $150 worth of Library Store and Indigo gift cards.
  • Read It Forward Prize (1): If all participants collectively read for 15,000 hours, we'll award a special "community" prize — stay tuned for details!
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