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For ages 13 to 18

MAY 21 - AUGUST 31, 2020

We're not alone. Find inspiration, stay connected, share your world, and build community with MPL this summer.


Mix and match any combination of activities to earn points. Earn the 30-point badge to be entered in the grand prize drawing to win a Chromebook!

The Teen Summer Challenge is open to ages 13-18. Read, get creative, and discover something new this summer!

Earn 1 point for every activity you complete. Learn more, sign up, and track points online.
You can also download and print a tracker for home  English | Spanish

Sample activities include

  • Read for 30 minutes
  • Read out loud to someone else
  • Attend a virtual library event
  • Take a great photo
  • Make a new recipe
  • Complete a coding project
  • Do yoga
  • Explore
  • Do an act of kindness
  • Try a virtual fitness class
  • Have a game night
  • Make art using objects from nature
  • Design a gadget to make your life easier
  • Write a blackout poem

Read. Create. Discover. Your adventure starts here.

Questions? Email for assistance.


Brewers Community Foundation
Luedke-Smith Fund at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Bader Philanthropies
Stella H. Jones Foundation
Thomas O'Connell
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
We Energies Foundation
Anon Charitable Trust
A.O. Smith Foundation
Gustav and Gladys Kindt Foundation
Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation, Inc.