Teens - Beneath the Surface

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.

Roving Horse Henna – Hands On Henna

In addition to getting henna applied, teens who attend this workshop will also learn about the history of henna, and get a hands on mixing demo. There will be books, artifacts and hennaed objects to explore!

Date TimeSponsoring Library Performance Location
(if not at the library)
Wed. 6/19 2:00 p.m. Tualatin Library  
Wed. 7/10 3:00 p.m. Cedar Mill Library  
Thurs. 7/11 12:00 p.m. Garden Home Library  
Thurs. 7/11 3:00 p.m. West Slope Library  
Fri. 7/12 2:00 p.m. Forest Grove Library  
Mon. 7/15 2:00 p.m. Tigard Library  
Tues. 7/16 2:00 p.m. Cornelius Library  
Thurs. 7/18 2:00 p.m. Banks Library  
Wed. 7/24 4:00 p.m. Beaverton Library - Murray Scholls  
Tues. 8/6 2:00 p.m. Sherwood Library  
Tues. 8/6 6:00 p.m. Beaverton City Library  
Thurs. 8/8 6:00 p.m. Hillsboro Library  
Tues. 8/13 3:00 p.m. Cedar Mill Library - Bethany Terrace Plaza Community Room
Tues. 8/20 6:00 p.m. North Plains Library Jessie Mays Community Center


Cool Prizes

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

One free general admission ticket to a Portland Timbers Reserve Team game

  • One adult ticket must be purchased at the time of redemption
  • Date of the game to be announced

Free fun at Bullwinkle’s Family Fun Center

  • Free round of miniature golf or Kidopolis Playland admission

Free rides at the Washington County Fair

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

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

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

Oaks Park Amusement Park discounted Deluxe Ride Bracelet

  • Get a Deluxe Ride Bracelet (valued at $15) for only $5!


Great Books

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Teen Scene


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