Summer Reading Program & Reading Lists for Teens

BHPL’s 2022 Summer Reading Program for teens!
Online and in-person registration begins Wednesday, June 22nd for Oceans of Possibilities. You may log in your reading until Friday, August 19th. Sign up at and select Register in the upper right corner. Or download & open the free READsquared app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, find Berkeley Heights Public Library, tap Continue and then Register.
This program is designed for teens age 13 to 17 to encourage life-long reading habits. Once you’ve earned enough points you’ll receive a completion certificate you can print and share!

Try playing Oceans Of Possibilities Book Bingo! Download your Book Bingo card here.

Teen Reading lists

Required Reading Lists

Columbia Middle School Grades 6 – 8  English Language Arts Summer Assignments
Governor Livingston Grades 9 – 12  English Language Arts Summer Assignments
Governor Livingston AP Capstone Seminar – select AP Seminar Summer Assignment 2022-23

Go to BHPL’s catalog to place holds on required reading books; for eBooks/eAudiobooks, check eLibraryNJ (the Libby app) or hoopla

Reading Suggestions Websites & Lists

BookBrowse YA tab – for Young Adult (Teen) book suggestions
Book Finder (from YALSA-Young Adult Library Services Association)
eLibraryNJ (Libby app) Teens
Hoopla’s Graphic Novel eBook Club
Novelist: Book/author info, reading lists & discussion questions; for Teen books, select the Teen tab under “Recommended Reading Lists” or “I’m in the mood for books…”
Printz Award (books that exemplify literary excellence in young adult literature)