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IGNITE-Kindling the Spirit of the Games

Ignite the Spirit of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/ Para Pan Am Games by celebrating with events taking place throughout the downtown. Events happen  June 4th through to August 6th 2015. Call the Recreation Division 705 742-7777 x 1873 for a listing of events.


Teen Summer Reading Club   June 22rd – August 17th

Win a $100 Shopping Spree!

Pick up your free summer reading kit, record what you read this summer  and win great prizes! Read fiction, non-fiction, manga, comics, magazines... the more you read the more chances you will have to enter WEEKLY DRAWS , as well as the GRAND PRIZE DRAW!


Teen Writing Contests

For all the creative writers out there, here is your opportunity to share your work for a chance to WIN CASH PRIZES! Submit up to three short stories and/or poems for a shot at a first, second or third place cash prize!   Writing Contest submissions can be entered ONLINE at: www.peterborough.library.on.ca/teens   or in person at the Information Desk. Contest opens on Monday June 22nd and closes on Friday, August 7th.


Teen End of Summer Party

Join us on Monday August 24th at 6 pm as we celebrate our summer reading and writing achievements at a big End of Summer bash! Grand Prize winner and Writing Contest winners will all be announced.  Enjoy pizza, cake and a movie (that you voted on!). Don’t miss it – there will be prizes for everyone!


Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club

We meet. We eat. We talk. Meetings are held once a month on Thursday evenings. For ages 14-18. Free books are distributed at meetings.   Ask at the Information desk  for any remaining copies available. Upcoming dates and titles listed:  www.peterborough.library.on.ca/teens