Teens - Spark a Reaction

Summer Reading rocks at your local WCCLS library! Registration starts on June 1st. Please sign up just once, and at one library.

Check out the great stuff happening this summer!

Awesome EventsCool PrizesGreat Books


Awesome Events

WCCLS brings a great activity for teens to each member library. Check out what we have this year!

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

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Ugly Stuffed Creations Workshop

Learn to sew your own ugly stuffed creation! Draw a creature, scale up the drawing using a grid, make a pattern with seam allowance and then hand-sew.

Date TimeSponsoring Library Performance Location
(if not at the library)
Wed. 7/2 2:00 p.m. Tualatin Library Tualatin Lake Commons
Thurs. 7/10 3:00 p.m. North Plains Library Jessie Mays Community Center
30975 NW Hillcrest St
North Plains, OR 97133
Sat. 7/12 2:00 p.m. Forest Grove Library  
Mon. 7/14 2:00 p.m. Tigard Library  
Tues. 7/15 2:00 p.m. Cornelius Library  
Wed. 7/16 2:00 p.m. Hillsboro Library - Shute Park  
Thurs. 7/17 2:00 p.m. West Slope Library  
Tues. 7/22 2:00 p.m. Cedar Mill Library Contact your library for registration details.
Wed. 7/23 2:00 p.m. Cedar Mill Library @ Bethany Bethany Village Community Room

Contact your library for registration details.
Thurs. 7/24 2:00 p.m. Hillsboro Library - Main  
Wed. 7/30 3:00 p.m. Sherwood Library  
Thurs. 7/31 2:00 p.m. Banks Library  
Tues. 8/5 2:00 p.m. Beaverton City Library  
Wed. 8/6 2:00 p.m. Beaverton City Library @ Murray Scholls  
Thurs. 8/7 2:00 p.m. Garden Home Library  


Cool Prizes

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

One free general admission ticket to a Portland Thorns Soccer game

Sunday, July 20 – 2 p.m. | Portland Thorns FC vs. Boston Breakers
Sunday, August 3 – 2 p.m. | Portland Thorns FC vs. Houston Dash

  • One adult ticket must be purchased at the time of redemption
  • Redemption form must be turned in at the Providence Park box office on the day of game. Subject to availability. Redeem early!

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, 2014

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

A Portland Trail Blazers ticket voucher for a pre-season game

  • One adult ticket must be purchased at the time of redemption

Oaks Amusement Park discounted Deluxe Ride Bracelet

  • Get a Deluxe Ride Bracelet (valued at $16) for only $5.50!


Great Books

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Teen Scene


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