Join our community of Teen Reviewers, and review books, music, and movies — share your favourites with your friends, and find some new favourites too! Teens can earn one community service hour for every review! Reviews may be posted on the Teen Blog and used in Library promotions. You may review up to ten items per year. Items reviewed must be from the Oshawa Public Libraries collection, or from our selection of ARCs (Advance Reader Copies).

Reviews must:

  • Be a minimum of 250 words in length.
  • Contain both a summary of the book/movie/album, as well as a personal critique.
  • Not contain “spoilers”.
  • Be suitable for publication.

Becoming a reviewer is easy – simply fill out the “Become A Reviewer” form to select your first items to review. We will contact you by email to let you know your items have been approved, so you can begin writing!

Questions about reviewing? Email teenreviewers@oshawalibrary.on.ca