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City of Beaverton

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Summer Reading for Kids and Teens at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – 3-2-1 BLAST OFF! It’s “A Universe of Stories” as Summer Reading at Beaverton City Library begins on Saturday, June 1!

This program encourages children and teens to read this summer. To participate, kids and teens must first sign up online at or in person at Beaverton City Library Main (12375 SW 5th St) or the Murray Scholls branch (11200 SW Murray Scholls Pl.) by Monday, July 22.

Kids, teens, and babies, too, (everyone from birth through grade 12) can read, be read to, or listen to audiobooks for a total of 15 hours. Participants keep track of time spent reading fiction, non-fiction, eBooks, comic books, newspapers, and magazines. Coming to storytime counts, too!

After completing 15 hours of reading, participants can return to the library between Monday, July 8 and Sunday, August 18 for a free paperback book and a folder full of coupons for free family activities.

In addition to the Summer Reading program, the library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing by offering free events for all ages. From Walkable Solar System for kids to Laser Tag, Felted Alien Crafts with LeBrie Rich, and Henna & Bollywood for teens, there is something for everyone. Full calendars of events are available at the library and on the library’s website at

Summer Reading and its associated programs are free and open to the public. Some events require registration; to register, visit or call 503-350-3600.

For additional information regarding Beaverton City Library, visit or call 503-644-2197. Beaverton City Library is one of fifteen member libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), which works to provide responsive and efficient library service countywide through centralized catalog, courier and other services.