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Summer Reading Event

You Be the Judge

Wed, August 16, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Do you like to read the latest and best books published for teens? Do you like to share your opinions about what you read? Join You Be the Judge and become a book critic for your library this summer! Sign up for this program and you'll get:

  • Free copies of popular, newly published books for teens
  • Community service hours
  • Program credit for the Summer Reading prize raffle
  • Lost in conversation with people who love books just as much as you!

Teens who participate in You Be the Judge will also have the opportunity to be a teen critic at the Free Library's Teen Book Blast in October 2017 (more free books and publisher giveaways!).

Teens must be entering grades 7-12 to participate and should sign up by visiting the Reference Desk, calling 215-686-5320, or emailing

Teen Center

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Upcoming Events at Teen Center

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
3:00 P.M.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
3:00 P.M.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
3:00 P.M.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
3:00 P.M.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
3:00 P.M.

Upcoming Discussion and Participation Events

Friday, July 20, 2018
Tuesday, July 24, 2018