To download a PDF of this list, click here: Summer Reading Activities in Lane County 2018
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! www.creswell-library.org/kids-programs-events
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: www.cottagegrove.org/library/page/summer-reading
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. www.eugene-or.gov/1897/Summer-Reading
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 www.green-hill.org/reading-program/.
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: http://www.siuslawlibrary.info/news-and-events.
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 Rainmaker17@hotmail.com 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 wheremindsgrow.beanstack.org. Teen and adult programs also available. Free books and welcome kits. Questions? Email Librarian Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. http://www.fernridgelibrary.org/summer-reading.html
This list was compiled by the KITS Program and is not intended to be exhaustive. For more tips on summer reading, visit us at www.kidsintransitiontoschool.org.
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