Amber McNair
Youth Services Librarian
7 Minerva Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1W4

Phone: (705) 789-5232 ext. 3406

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Teen Summer Fun

Teen Summer Fun

Teen Summer Instagram Challenge

What are you doing this summer? Follow us on Instagram @huntsvillepubliclibrary and take the Teen Summer Instagram Challenge!

We’ll have four challenges over the summer, where you can post your pics and win amazing prizes. Register for the Challenge at the Huntsville Public Library and tag @huntsvillepubliclibrary and the challenge hashtag in your posts.

July 3 to 15 - #shelfie Instagram Challenge

Find a book with a face on the cover and post a photo of yourself with the book cover in front of your face! Make sure to tag @huntsvillepubliclibrary in the post.

 July 16 to 29 - #summerscenery Instagram Challenge

We hope you are enjoying all the great scenery around Huntsville and Muskoka.  Share it! Make sure to tag @huntsvillepubliclibrary in the post

July 30 to August 12 - #whatsagoodbook Instagram Challenge

Drop by your Library to find a great book to read, snap a photo of a great book you are reading or post a photo of your books on your bookshelf. Make sure to tag @huntsvillepubliclibrary in the post

August 13-26 - #wilderness Instagram Challenge

Spotting animals while hiking, paddling or hanging out in the outdoors. Take a photo and share. Make sure to tag @huntsvillepubliclibrary in the post

Teen Summer Instagram Challenge Prizes

Each challenge winner will receive a $25 gift card for iTunes or Google Play (your choice)!

Teen Summer Reading Challenge

Reading lots this summer? Drop by the Library, register and get one ballot for each book that you read! Registration opens Saturday, June 16.  Enter ballots from July 3 to August 15.  

Teen Summer Reading Prizes

Weekly Prize - Single scoop regular cone sponsored by The Nutty Chocolatier

The Nutty Chocolatier logo

Grand Prize - Portable bluetooth speaker courtesy of the Rotary Club of North Muskoka

Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker  Rotary Club of North Muskoka


Virtual Reality with PlayStation 4 VR

Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 13 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM | Ages 13 to Adult

Immerse yourself in extraordinary new worlds and experience a new reality. Test out a variety of solo games and experiences, or team up with other players for trilling adventures. Climb Mount Everest, work in a cafe, solve puzzles, and reach out and touch a rhino, all in pure 360° virtual reality! 

Summer Chess for Tweens & Teens

Wednesdays July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15 at 3:30 - 4:30 PM | Ages 8-17

Tweens and teens interested in learning to play chess, improve their skills or meet other chess fans are welcome to play. Drop-in program.

Book Lists

Young Adult Fiction

Young Adult Graphic Novels