November 19, 2015: The New York State Library announces its participation in the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) sponsored 2016 Teen Video Challenge.

New York State, as part of Summer Reading at New York Libraries, is very pleased to participate in the 2016 Teen Video Challenge. New York State has taken part in the Teen Video Challenge every year since 2011. Please encourage teens ages 13 to 18 to create and submit an entry promoting summer reading and libraries.  This year’s slogan for the Teen Video Challenge is “Get in the Game – Read!”

Teens are directed to submit entry forms to their local library by March 4, 2016.

All information and forms for the competition are available on the “Summer Reading at New York Libraries” website at