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    In the continuing celebration surrounding the Louisville Free Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program, the library staff is organizing an Annual “After-Hours” Party on Friday, July 11 from 6-9 p.m. The event is entirely free and geared toward ages 12-19. This year, the after-hours party will feature a new twist to the teen summer reading program, the “Teen Choice Book Awards.”

    This exclusive after hours party will also feature presentations and workshops from University of Louisville’s Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium’s mobile shows and a challenge from the University of Louisville School of Engineering, among other activities. All summer long, teens have been voting on their favorite books at all of the LFPL branch locations through the teen blog on the LFPL website. At the after-hours party, the winners of the “Teen Choice Book Awards” will be announced, covering a plethora of different genres and categories.

    See the library’s website for more information about the party. Teens will enjoy having the library all to themselves after it’s closed--what a great way to celebrate with some friends for a few hours! 

    Other programs and library items of interest to teens include the following:

    Teen Page on

    Vote for Teen Choice Book Awards

    World of Minecraft FREE sessions offered at Main Library

    AnimeCon Returns on August 1

    Teen Summer Reading program continues through August 9

    The Library’s Teen Blog is a great way to connect

    There are three Teen Library Centers which are devoted to space and use for teens, by teens. They are the Underground located at the Main Library, the Outpost located at the Highlands-Shelby Park Library, and the Loft located at the Bon Air Library. Locations, hours, and other information are located here on the right hand side of the screen.

    Photo and image courtesy of Louisville Free Public Library, Facebook

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    About Erin Nevitt

    Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!

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