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MAY 20 - AUGUST 30, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Tuesday, June 11 Begin redeeming prizes at your library
Wednesday, July 31 Last day to enter Game Jam Competition
Wednesday, July 31 Last day to enter Grand Prize Drawing
Tuesday, August 20 Arcade Night Event
Friday, August 30 Last day to collect prizes
 

Complete an activity, EARN 1 POINT. Repeats allowed! Track the points you’ve completed online or by using MY POINTS (pg. 3).

 

READ

  • Read for 1 hour
  • Read to someone younger than you
  • Write a book review
  • Learn a new skill from a book or online

MAKE

  • Write a poem or monologue
  • Create your own song or beats
  • Storyboard a game idea
  • Find a recipe and make it
  • Create a summer playlist
  • Complete a coding project
  • Design your own emoji, avatar, or logo
  • Make a video

DO

  • Attend a library program or event
  • Volunteer for 1 hour
  • Explore a new neighborhood
  • Follow mplcreates and TeensofMPL (Facebook and Instagram)

 

GAME JAM MEGA POINTS

 
CREATE AN ORIGINAL VIDEO GAME - EARN 5 POINTS

Create your own original video game and submit it to the citywide, summer-long Game Jam Competition.

ATTEND A GAME JAM DAYS WORKSHOP - EARN 8 POINTS

Come to a Game Jam Days workshop at your Milwaukee Public Library to get started developing your own video game. 

 

PRIZES
 

5 POINTS

Cousins Subs deal and a Pizza Hut personal pan pizza

10 POINTS

Coupons for free or discounted admission to fun places around town like a Brewers or Bucks game and the Wisconsin State Fair

15 POINTS

Free book AND an entry into the grand prize drawing for a laptop! Last day to be entered into the grand prize drawing is Wednesday, July 31


SUBMIT WHAT YOU MAKE


Submit a link, photo, or file for everything you create for MAKE points – we might share it on the Teens of Milwaukee Public Library Facebook Page or on Instagram at @TeensofMPL and @MPLCreates!



THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Brewers Community Foundation
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
Stella H. Jones Foundation
We Energies Foundation
Bader Philanthropies
Anon Charitable Trust
Gustav and Gladys Kindt Foundation
Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation, Inc.


 

Special Thanks to Our Coupon Sponsors

Thank you to our generous coupon sponsors for providing free or reduced admission to great Milwaukee destinations!

Bounce Milwaukee
Cousins Subs
First Stage Children's Theater
Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Bucks
Pettit National Ice Center
Pizza Hut
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center