For many teen readers, their local public library is the only space offering free access to age-appropriate programs, resources, and expertise in their community. The need for these offerings is present all year; it is vital libraries to include teenage content in summer reading programs.
Benefits of a teen summer reading program include:
- Having high levels of literacy are needed for higher education and future employment
- Most standardized tests that teenagers will take include a reading comprehension portion.
- Many teenagers find enjoyment in reading
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Once you’ve thought about the subjects and activities you like best, the next step is to look for careers that put those interests to use.
Summer jobs, internships, and volunteering experiences give teens a leg up on their peers.
Your search is about more than earning some extra credits or extra cash – it could give you the competitive edge you need to get more and better jobs in the future. Prospective employers and college admissions like applications that show concrete evidence of a will to work, self-discipline, and community service.