Teen Crafted Reviews

Teen Craft Reviews Website

Read book and movie reviews written by teens for teens here.

About the Blog

Do you love reading books and watching movies? Do you want to earn community service hours? Consider writing book and movie reviews for the new Teen Crafted Reviews blog!

Must be in grades 7-12 to participate. Reviewed books and movies must be age appropriate.

Fill out the Teen Crafted Reviews Blog Participation Form and review the guidelines for submitting qualifying reviews.

  • 2 qualifying reviews will earn 1 hour of community service.

Submit your Review Participation Form by scanning or taking a picture of the completed form and e-mailing it to the Teen Services Librarian at infotem@rivlib.net or by turning it in to the adult reference desk at the library.

Submitting Reviews

After you have submitted your Review Participation Form, please follow the directions below.

To submit a review, please address and send an e-mail to the Teen Services Librarian at infotem@rivlib.net. In order for your review to be considered qualifying, it must contain the following information:

  • Your name.
  • Your age and grade.
  • Which school you attend.
  • The title of the book or movie you want to review.
  • The author or editor of the book or director of the movie.
  • Please rate the book or movie out of 5 stars with 5 being a book/movie you really liked and 1 being a book/movie you really disliked.
  • In your own words, provide a 3-10 sentence summary of the book or movie. What was it about?
  • In 3-10 sentences, please tell us what you thought about the book or movie. What did you like? What did you dislike?
  • In 3-10 sentences, please tell us if you would recommend this book and why? Who do you think would like it? What other books or movies is it like?

Community Service Hours

Once you have submitted at least 2 qualifying reviews, contact the Teen Services Librarian at infotem@rivlib.net to schedule an appointment. Please bring in your community service sheet to the appointment, so that the librarian can finalize volunteer hours.

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at infotem@rivlib.net