2022 Teen Summer Reading Program

Theme: "Oceans of Possibilities"

The Teen Summer Reading Program features weekly alternating game nights and movie nights, as well as an escape room and live action Five Nights at Freddy's event! Teens will be able to sign up for the SRP at the front desk or any teen SRP event, where they will receive a packet with a calendar of events, BINGO sheet, prize ticket info, and one prize ticket. The teen Summer Reading Program is for ages 13-18.

Win tickets by:

  • coming to events
  • completing BINGO reading sheets


  • Squishies & plushies
  • Minecraft sword
  • Teen books & manga
  • Books-a-Million gift card
  • Card game sets
  • Among Us throw blanket
  • Anime stickers
  • Paint-by-numbers kits
  • Sweet Frog vouchers
  • Grand Prize: $150 Target gift card

Sign up for the summer reading program here


Spider-Man: No Way Home

Teen Movie Night - Spider-Man: No Way Home

4:00pm - Thursday, June 9, 2022
After being accused of murder and his Spider-Man identity revealed, Peter Parker enlists the help of Doctor Strange to erase everyone's memories. When the spell goes awry Parker must deal with villains from other universes. This movie is rated PG-13 for sequences of action/violence, some language and brief suggestive comments.
Super Smash Bros Brawl

Teen Video Game Tournament - Super Smash Bros. Brawl

4:00pm - Thursday, June 16, 2022
Think you have what it takes to out-brawl the rest? Show off your Super Smash Bros. skills at this tournament-style SSBB showdown! Winners will receive extra tickets towards SRP Prizes, where you could enter to win a $150 Target gift card! For ages 13-18. Controllers available: Wii Remote, Wii Remote + Nunchuk. Feel free to bring your own controllers.
Teen SRP

Teen Escape Room

10:00am - Friday, June 17, 2022
While taking a much-needed vacation to Bermuda, your plane suddenly loses signal! Players will have 30 minutes to find a map to guide the plane to safety or be lost to the mysteries of the Bermuda triangle. Pre-registration is required (see front desk). Timeslots will be chosen during registration. For ages 13-18. 2-4 players per group.
Turning Red

Teen Movie Night - Turning Red

4:00pm - Thursday, June 23, 2022
After being embarrassed by her protective mother, 13-year-old Meilin wakes up the next morning to discover that excitement or stress will make her transform into giant red panda. This movie is rated PG for thematic material, suggestive content and language.
Mario Kart Wii

Teen Video Game Tournament - Mario Kart Wii

4:00pm - Thursday, June 30, 2022
Moo-Moo Meadows, Coconut Mall, Rainbow Road, and more! Come show off your racing skills and battle competitors in a tournament-style Mario Kart showdown! Winners will receive extra tickets towards SRP Prizes, where you could enter to win a $150 Target gift card! For ages 13-18. Controllers available: Wii Remote, Wii Remote + Nun chuck, Steering Wheel Accessory. Feel free to bring your own controllers.
Demon Hunter: Mugen Train

Teen Movie Night - Demon Slayer: Mugen Train

4:00pm - Thursday, July 7, 2022
Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu and Inosuke assist Kyojuro in the investigation of 40 missing people on a train. The culprit: Enmu, Lower One of the Twelve Kizuki. Rated TV-14 for violence and bloody images.
Jackbox Party Pack

Teen Video Game Tournament - Jackbox Party Packs

4:00pm - Thursday, July 14, 2022
Tee K.O, Trivia Murder Party, Survive the Internet, Mad Verse City, Quiplash, Drawful, and MORE! Join us for a night of Jackbox Party Packs 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8! Winners of each game will receive extra tickets towards SRP Prizes, where you could enter to win a $150 Target gift card! For ages 13-18. This game requires a cell phone or laptop to connect; please remember to charge and bring your own devices!
Knives Out

Teen Movie Night - Knives Out

4:00pm - Thursday, July 21, 2022
Detective Benoit Blanc investigates the mysterious death of a renowned crime novelist after a family gathering gone awry. This movie is rated PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material.
Five Nights at Freddy's

Teen Live Action Video Game - Five Nights at Freddy's

4:00pm - Friday, July 22, 2022 
It's your first night as a security guard, and it's way more dangerous than you could have imagined. Can you fend off five animatronics until your shift ends? Or will you become one of them? Pizza will be provided. Pre-registration is required (see front desk).
Teen SRP

Teen Summer Reading Finale

5:00pm - Monday, July 25, 2022
Join us for the last hangout of Teen SRP 2022! Be sure to bring all of your tickets, as this is the final night you can use them! We will also be drawing the winner of the Grand Prize!
*Please note – If you win and are not present, you will be contacted via phone and/or email to be notified. If the prize has not been picked up in one week, it will be redrawn.

Please contact Brooke with any questions about this summer's program. The PCPL Summer Reading Program is made possible due to the generous support of the Friends of the Powhatan Library.