Teen Services

Battle of the Books!

The 2018 Battle of the Books for Jr. High students will be held April 12th at 10 a.m.

Here are the books we will be reading:

Alexander, Kwame. The Crossover. 
Alifirenka, Caitlin. I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives.  
Deuker, Carl. Swagger. 
Graff, Lisa. Lost in the Sun.  
Henry, April. The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die. 
Holmes, Kathryn. The Distance Between Lost and Found. 
Jamieson, Victoria. Roller Girl.  
Johnson, Jaleigh. The Mark of the Dragonfly.  
Lockhart, E. We Were Liars. 
Machale, D. J. SYLO. 
Reedy, Trent. If You’re Reading This. 
Rice, Luanne. The Secret Language of Sisters.  
Schmidt, Gary D. Orbiting Jupiter. 
Sepetys, Ruta. Salt to the Sea: A Novel. 
Unsworth, Tania. One Safe Place 
Contact your school’s librarian for more information!

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2016-2017

Click below for bookmarks with the book lists


Middle School List- ia-teen-award


 High School Battle

Summer Reading!

Stop by your local branch to sign up today!

Read for 10 hours from May 31st through July 31st.

Earn a prize at the halfway point of 5 hours and when all 10 are completed.

Select readers will win a Visa gift card.

Visit our calendar of events to see events happening at the libraries this summer!

Teen Reading Challenge

Check out the Teen Reading Challenge Log for information on this annual program.

2015 TRC Log



  • Students in grades 6 – 12 can participate.
  • Keep track of how many minutes you’ve read on this form.
    Total your minutes in the box at the bottom.
  • Turn in this challenge log to your library by October 29th.
  • Prize levels for the Teen Reading Challenge:

250 minutes: Prize and Party Invitation

500 minutes: 50 people will win a $5 gift card

750 minutes: 15 people will win a $10 gift card

1000 minutes: 10 people will win a $15 gift card

Teen Reading Challenge Party

Friday, October 30th


Moline Public Library

3210 41st Street, Moline IL, 61265

You must turn in your log by October 29th for an invitation to the Teen Read Challenge Party.

We’ll have lots of cool things to do, like board games and video games, crafts, plus a chance to win more prizes, so don’t miss it!


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