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Summer Learning Challenge

If you will be in grades 6-12 you can earn up to 12 prizes (6 per month) this summer… plus entries into our monthly and Grand Prize raffles! Stop by the Teen Area to get started or print your copies by clicking below.

Fill out then submit up to 20 Book Reviews in July for up to 20 entries in the monthly and Grand Prize raffles.

Set your own Reading Goals to earn 1, 2, or 3 prizes plus raffle entries.  Claim your prizes and earn your entries into the July monthly raffle anytime before 1pm on August 3.

Set your own Activity Goals to earn 1, 2, or 3 prizes plus raffle entries in June. Claim your prizes and earn your entries into the July monthly raffle anytime before 1pm on August 3.

Not sure which goals to work towards? Use this handy Goal-Setting Guide to borrow or adapt the listed examples.

All sheets and reviews must be turned in by 1pm on August 3 in order to pick up your prizes and to be entered into the July and Grand Prize raffles.


Teen Prizes

Prizes include diamond painting kits, water bottles, sensory stickers, vinyl stickers, books, and more. Raffle prizes include board games, a personal chiller, and gift cards from Dotters Books, the Chippewa Candy Store, and Festival Foods.



We have about 200 books that include over 30 graphic novels, comics, and manga, almost 30 non-fiction titles, and over 130 fiction titles. View the full list here.


Mail Service

Is transportation an issue? We are piloting a new mailing service for you! We will mail printed sheets, review forms, and two self-addressed stamped envelopes to your home address. Residents within the Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District boundary only, please. Contact Youth Services by email or call 715-723-1146 to learn about and set up mail service.

Teens and adults with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate in a more tailored version of our Summer Learning Challenge are also invited to participate in our pilot mail service– a parent, guardian, home care provider, or similar adult can contact Youth Services by email or call 715-723-1146 and we will be in touch within 1-3 business days.

Programs and Events


July TBR – Kindness is Key

July 5-30
Our monthly subscription box, for ages 13-21, includes library books to read then return, freebies, and snacks. Your freebies this month will encourage kindness to yourself and others, while supplies last. This service is offered monthly. Resubmit this form each time you would like another TBR box, up to twice each month. More details are available on the form or by contacting Youth Services staff. Plan ahead: We will be unable to fulfill TBR requests July 10-15. Any forms submitted during this time period will be fulfilled starting July 16.

Teen Makerspace:

The YA Area offers space and seating reserved for grades 6-12. Drop in to enter the monthly raffle and for self-service activities, board games, and projects during library hours. These materials and items rotate periodically. This summer’s projects and supplies may include (but are not limited to) coloring tools, fabric painting (please provide your own fabric), embroidery floss, watercolors, 3D pens, button making, color your own stickers, breakout boxes, jewelry making, and more.

Teen Library Group and Volunteer at the Library

 This group helps the library and community, but also takes a leadership role in implementing programs, promoting, and advocating for youth services and teens. New members are always welcome. If you are interested in joining the group or being a teen volunteer, please contact Youth Services or  fill out this form to get started.


Walking* Club

Grades 6-12 only.


Various Dates 10:30am

      Friday, July 19—Riverfront Park

     Thursday, August 1 – TBD

     Friday, August 20—TBD (coffeeshop or bakery—  treats on us!)

Let us help you meet this summer’s reading and movement goals. Bring a book to read, a water bottle, and your adventurous spirit as we walk and talk around town for 10-20 minutes. Following our short social ramble, we will read, color, and/or craft quietly for about 20 minutes before heading back to the library (we will take a direct route back). A snack and different crafting supplies will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own sketchbook, journal, or craft.

*ALL abilities are welcome to participate. Mobility aids will be accommodated for but please leave bikes, skateboards, wheelies, blades, and skates at home.

In the case of strong weather or extreme heat we will remain in the library for light movement activities and our reading. Before leaving the library, every participant must provide the name and phone of an emergency contact.


SAMA- Society for the Appreciation of Manga & Anime

Monday, July 29 4:30-6pm.

Let out your inner child and play with Magna-Tiles, board games, stuffed animals, and more while we watch a few episodes of anime. You’ll have the opportunity to make your own grilled sandwich with our new mini waffle presses. Society of the Appreciation of Manga and Anime (SAMA) is open to all fans, new and experienced. Registration is requested, especially if you have food allergies, but not required.


Switch Swap

Tuesday, August 27 from 3:30-5pm

Back by popular demand! You asked and we listened! Bring your Nintendo Switch to the library to test out a whole bunch of games, speed-dating style. Snacks will be available. The library does not have Switch consoles available and is not responsible for any damage, loss, or issues with personal devices.


Teen Iron Chef

Thursday, August 22 2:30-4pm

Using our brand-new Mini Makers and cooking tools during solo and team challenges, 6th-12th graders will create tasty treats to share with the group. Registration encouraged.

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Kits and More

Games & Science KitsCFPL has games and science kits that you can check out then play in the library or at home.

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