Estacada library launches annual summer reading program
The Estacada library is encouraging community members of all ages to spend some time with books this summer.
The library's annual summer reading program runs Tuesday, June 1, through Sunday, July 31. All youth participants will receive a free book upon signing up.
Participants can use the website Beanstack to keep track of their reading hours. Those who read for 10 hours will finish the program, receive a second free book and be entered in the gift basket raffle. Participants can earn more prize entries by completing book reviews and challenge activities on Beanstack.
The theme of this year's event is "Reading Colors Your World."
Children ages 5 and younger can participate in the Littles Summer Reading Challenge; ages 6-12 can participate in the Kids Summer Reading Challenge; and those ages 13-18 can participate in the Teen Summer Reading Challenge. Adults can log their reading, review books and complete activities to earn chances to win raffle tickets for one of three prizes for adults.
The gift basket raffle drawings will occur Monday, Sept. 1.
Along with the summer reading program, library staff plan to offer craft projects and take-and-make activities during the upcoming months. The library at 825 N.W. Wade St. is open from noon to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays. Phone services are available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
For more information, visit Cityofestacada.org/library .
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