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Summer Splash: Library teen summer reading program goes out in wet style

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Surprise! A water fight participant screams in delight at a dousing during the July 28 celebration of the Wilsonville Library's teen summer reading program.The Wilsonville Library's Summer Reading Program for teens in grades 6-12 ended in fierce - and wet - fashion July 28, as several dozen kids and librarians gathered for an old-fashioned water war at Murase Plaza. The photos in this gallery were taken that afternoon, although the camera did not sustain any damage. All photos by Josh Kulla.

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Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Everything from buckets to all manner of soaker toys was employed July 28 at the Wilsonville Library's Teen Summer Reading Program's grand finale water fight at Murase Plaza.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - A girl uses an Aqua-Zooka during the Wilsonville Library's teen summer reading program water fight July 28 in Murase Plaza.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - A sheet of water prepares to splash down on the head of a Wilsonville Library teen summer reading program water fight participant.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - A stream of water narrowly misses a water fight participant.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The garden hose is the ultimate weapon in a water fight - you don't have to reload.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The moment of impact: a bucket of water finds its mark during the Wilsonville Library's teen reading program water fight July 28.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Duck for cover! Water fight participants cringe as the they get blasted with streams of water at Murase Plaza.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Reload! Those without garden hoses are forced to replenish their water supply quite often.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The water fight is now an annual tradition for the Wilsonville Library's teen summer reading program.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - He who controls the hose controls the water fight.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - There were no winners - or losers - in the Wilsonville Library's teen water fight July 28.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Wilsonville Library's teen water fight July 28 ranged all over Murase Plaza's lower picnic area.

Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Wilsonville Librarian Brad Clark gets doused by a bucket of water during the library's annual teen water fight.


By Josh Kulla
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