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Our Teen/Young Adult department offers a variety of programming including: Anime Club, Gaming Club, Teen Advisory Committee, Teen Book Club and movies. Books, books on tape and anime movies for the Teen/YA audience are located downstairs on the first floor in the Teen Zone.



2021 Teen Summer Reading Program

Read at least 25 hours over the summer starting June 7 and qualify to win big prizes!

To participate, register online at READsquared or in person between June 7 and August 6.

Program ends August 13.

More than $4,500 worth of prizes has been donated by our sponsors this year. We are grateful for their support.


TAILS AND TALES sponsors and prizes
Apple Valley Bowl: Free Game
Arby's: Complimentary Meal
Art of Yum: $20 Gift Card
Berlin Batting Cages: Free Mini Golf 
The Big E: Free Admission
BJ's: $25 Gift Card
Blackie's Hot Dog Stand: Gift Certificate & Hat
Bladez Barber Shop: Free Haircut
Boston Red Sox: BoSox Memorabilia
Brooklyn Baking Co.: One Dozen Donuts
Cavallo's Deli: $25 Gift Card
Dairy Queen: $25 Gift Voucher
Dunkin': Gift Basket
Essex Steam Train & River Boat: Voucher for 4 people
Farmington Mini Golf & Ice Cream Parlor: Free Mini Golf and Ice Cream
Fascia's Chocolates: Chocolate Experience Tour For Two
Frankie's of Reidville Drive: $25 Gift Card
Frank Pepe Pizzeria: $25 Gift Card
Friends of the Silas Bronson Library: Various Prizes
Fun City Trampoline Park: One-Hour Jump Pass
G's Burgers/Carvel: Gift Card
Hair By Jennifer Marie: Gift Bag
Harbor Freight: $25 Gift Card
IT Adventure Ropes Course: Free Admission
Lake Compounce: Single-day Admission
Louie's Pizza House: Free Pizza Slice
Lyman Orchards: Ice Cream Coupon
Mohawk Mountain: Two All-Day Lift Ticket Vouchers
Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe: Gift Card
New York Giants: Football Memorabilia
On Track Karting: Two Free Races
Palace Theater: Two Complimentary Tickets
Safari Golf: Free Game Pass
Sam's Club / Walmart: $50 Gift Card
Ski Mount Southington: Two 8-Hour Flex Lift Ticket Vouchers
Sonny’s Place: Free Round of Mini Golf
Sports Center of Connecticut: Mini-Golf Outing for Eight
Stone Age Rock Gym: One-Day Climbing Pass
Target: $50 Gift Card
TD Bank: Key Chain
Waterbury Kosher World: Yummy Candy
Waterbury Fire Marshal: Custom Silicone Bracelet
Waterbury Police Activity League: T-Shirt