Summer Reading Challenge
Register for the Summer Reading Challenge during the entire month of June!
Upon registering for the Torrington Library’s Summer Reading Challenge, each student will receive a summer reading packet which will include a library reading log. If you register online, print your log today!
In order to complete the challenge and receive raffle tickets to use at the End of Summer Reading Party, each student must:
Incentives will be provided for students who go above and beyond. For each addition 200 pages read a student will receive a raffle ticket to use at the End of Summer Reading Party.
Likewise, for every additional visit to the library the student will receive a raffle ticket to use at the End of Summer Reading Party. For example, if a student visits the library an extra four times, the students receives four more raffle tickets.
*For those who cannot attend the End of Summer Reading Party, raffle tickets will be distributed equally amongst the prizes so each student, present or not, will have a chance to win an awesome prize!
Summer Reading Lists
Oliver Wolcott Technical School: Required reading list.
Upper Classmen Incentives
Torrington Middle School: All titles are recommended, not required. Students may read any age appropriate book.
Letter to Parents
Torrington High School: All titles are recommended and not required, with the exception of AP/Honors classes. Click here for available AP/Honors lists. Visit the THS website for more information.
Saint Paul's: Required reading lists.
Please check back frequently for more reading lists. Thank you!
Summer Reading Events
Registration begins June 15th
Mod Podge Creations
Wednesday, July 1st from 4:00-5:00
Make some super awesome decorations using regular household items and giving them a little “kapow!” to make them look more awesome!
Superhero Pop Art
Tuesday, July 7th from 4:00-5:00
Create a “wow!” piece of artwork that looks like it came straight out of the comics!
DYI Super Hero Photo Blocks
Thursday, July 16th from 6:30-7:30
“Wham!” Make a cool looking photo block to display pics of you and your superhero buddies!
While the City Slept
Wednesday, July 22nd from 4:00-5:00
Create cityscape murals that look like they are straight out of a comic book or marvel movie! They will add that perfect “bam!” to your walls!
Tuesday, July 28th from 4:00-5:00
Get stylish and beat the heat with your new, super cool superhero shirt! Teens must provide a light colored tank or t-shirt!
Superhero Christmas Ornaments
Thursday, August 6th from 6:30-7:30
“Ahhh!” did someone say Christmas? Get ready early by creating sparkly, colorful, and powerful ornaments.
All events are free to attend for students entering into grades 7-12. Registration in required and limited.
To register call 860.489.6684 or complete the form below. You may register for multiple events at a time.