Kids - Every Hero Has a Story

Summer Reading at your local WCCLS library is tons of fun for kids. Registration starts on June 1st. Please sign up just once, and at one library.

See all the fun happening this summer!

Awesome EventsCool PrizesGreat Books


Awesome Events

WCCLS brings great Summer Reading performers to visit each of our member libraries each year. See who's visiting this summer!

WCCLS member libraries also have scheduled events for Summer Reading. See those here.

Alex Zerbe: Professional Zaniac

With the energy of 1,000 suns, The Zaniac bounces from one end of the stage to the other like an untamed rubber band. Two-time Guinness World Record holder!

See dates and times for Alex Zerbe's performances.

Angel Ocasio: Komedy 4 Da Kidz

A high energy, very funny one man variety show packed with physical comedy, jokes, juggling & comedy magic! Perfect for the whole family.

See dates and times for Angel Ocasio's performances.

Border Collie International K-9 Team

Rescued border collies play football, basketball, baseball, soccer, perform skits & show off their world class Frisbee skills!

See dates and times for Border Collie International's performances.


Cool Prizes

Just for signing up for Summer Reading, you'll get...

One free general admission ticket to a Portland Thorns Soccer game OR a T2 Soccer game

Available games/dates:
Wednesday, July 22 - 7 P.M. | Portland Thorns FC vs. Seattle Reign FC
Sunday, August 30 - 6 P.M. | Portland Thorns FC vs. Washington Spirit
Saturday, September 12 - 7 P.M. | T2 vs. Sacramento Republic FC

  • Orders must be accompanied with a paying adult.
  • Offer ONLY available at the Providence Park box office. Must bring in the filled out form for redemption.
  • Tickets are limited and subject to availability. Redeem early!
  • Limit two summer reader coupons per paid adult, not valid with any other offer.
  • Tickets good for general admission or goal reserved seat. September 12th match is general admission only.

One coupon for free fun at Bullwinkle's Family Fun Center

  • Free round of miniature golf OR Kidopolis Playland admission.

One free swim coupon to a Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation pool

  • Kids ages 1-18 will receive a swim coupon good for a free admission at any THPRD pool.
  • Swim coupon may be used during regularly scheduled drop-in times between June 1 – December 31, 2015.
  • See THPRD Pool rules for additional restrictions and details.

If you meet your Summer Reading goal, you'll get...

One Portland Trail Blazers red price category ticket voucher for select early-season home game(s)

  • One adult ticket must be purchased at the time of redemption. Up to two Summer Readers can attend with one adult.
  • Summer Readers may choose to upgrade their free ticket for an additional cost.
  • Additional tickets may be purchased at a savings for friends and family so that you can celebrate your reading achievement together.
  • All offers are subject to availability and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
  • See for eligible 2015-2016 game schedule after September 15th. Click on group information link and follow instructions for Read Big Summer Reading Program.
  • Game schedule availability and order date is subject to change based on the release of the schedule by the NBA.

One Oaks Amusement Park discounted Deluxe Ride Bracelet coupon

  • Get a Deluxe Ride Bracelet (valued at $16) for only $5.75!
  • Coupon is only valid during regular 2015 public hours August 5-30 or September 5, 6, 12 or 13.
  • Check for hours.
  • Closed Mondays. Not valid Labor Day.
  • See coupon for additional restrictions and details.

Great Books

Chapter Books

Picture Books

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