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MAY 14 - AUGUST 25, 2018

Important dates

Monday, May 14 #MPLTeenSummerChallenge Begins
Tuesday, June 12 Begin redeeming prizes at your library
Monday, July 30 Last day to enter Beats & Rhymes Competition
Friday, August 10 Beats & Rhymes Red Carpet Event
Saturday, August 25 Last day to collect prizes

You choose what to do. Mix, match, and repeat!
1 activity completed = 1 point

  • Read for 1 hour
  • Write a book review and submit it online
  • Design your own emoji, avatar or logo and submit it online
  • Like and follow Teens of MPL on social media
  • Attend a library program or event
  • Visit and log into one of the resources
  • Attend a Beats & Rhymes Workshop
  • Volunteer in your community for 1 hour
  • Complete an Hour of Code. To get started, check out
  • Explore recipes from around the world and pick one to prepare and eat!
  • Enter the Beats & Rhymes Competition. Earn 10 points!



Cousins Subs deal and a Pizza Hut personal pan pizza coupon


Coupons for free or discounted admission to fun places around town, like a Brewers Game and State Fair


Free book AND an entry into the grand prize drawing to win a laptop, a Nintendo Switch™, or a $100 Amazon gift card

Mix, match and repeat; you choose what to do! Submit your emoji, avatar, logo or book reviews below and earn points as part of the #MPLTeenSummerChallenge!


Please fill out the form below. (*) = required

Did you create an avatar, logo or emoji as part of the Teen Summer Challenge? Share it with us here. Each submission is worth one point!


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Read a book, review a book, Earn points! Each book review you write is worth one point. Submit your book review here and it might be featured on the Teens of Milwaukee Public Library Facebook Page!


Brewers Community Foundation
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
Stella H. Jones Foundation
We Energies Foundation
Bader Philanthropies
Anon Charitable Trust
Gustav and Gladys Kindt Foundation
Charles D. Ortgiesen Foundation


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