Summer Reading Activities in Lane County 2018

Summer Reading Activities in Lane County 2018


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Creswell Library Summer Reading Program-Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 pm, June 20th – Aug 22nd

64 W Oregon Ave, 541-895-3053

Kick-off: June 20th Eugene Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo

Finale: August 22nd Ice cream social (make your own ice cream)

Range of events with activities like Kite Day and making your own rocket!

Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove Public Library Summer Reading Program, Wednesdays 2:30 – 4:30 PM, June 20th – Aug 22nd (up to 5th grade); Tuesdays 5pm (6th – 12th grade)

700 E. Gibbs Ave, 541-942-3828

Kick-off Party: June 20th 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Wrap-up Party: August 22nd

Programs for ages 0 – adult:


Eugene Public Library Summer Reading Program, June – Aug

Lots of FREE events for readers from 0 – adults. Kids get a FREE book for signing up and chances to win pool or museum passes.

Reading with Cats, Mondays 12-1 PM & 3:30 – 4:30 PM & Tuesdays 1-2 PM & 4-5 PM, Jul – Sept

Greenhill Human Society, 88530 Green Hill Rd

Children aged 6-12 can read to cats at Greenhill for an hour. Parents must accompany children and stay for the hour. Sign up for times at



Siuslaw Public Library Summer Reading Program, Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30 am, June 21st – Aug 2nd (LUNCH for children under 18 M – F, 12:20 – 12:35 June 19th through Aug 17th)

1460 9th St

Kick-off: June 21st 10:30am; Reptile Man

Finale: August 2nd at 10am – 2pm; Waterslide, picnic, and party!

A great calendar of free events for kids:



Oakridge Library Summer Program, Wednesdays 9:30-11:30, July 2nd – 30th.

48318 E 1st Street

Programs for K – 6th grades. Registration required. Contact Jeannie Cabello at or 541-554-8561.



Springfield Public Library Summer Reading Program, June 19th – August 29

Kick-off: June 19th at 1pm; Red Yarn on the Fountain Plaza

Finale: August 28th 6-7pm; The Oregon Bird Man

Pre-Reader (ages 0-6) and Kids (6-12) programs are available for pre-registration at Teen and adult programs also available. Free books and welcome kits. Questions? Email Librarian Taylor at



Fern Ridge Public Library Summer reading Program, Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:30, June 19th – Aug 14th

88026 Territorial Rd, 541-935-7512

Kick-off: June 19th; Juggler Rhys Thomas

Finale: August 14th; Sol de los Andes

Great activities for kids of all ages.


This list was compiled by the KITS Program and is not intended to be exhaustive. For more tips on summer reading, visit us at


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