The coming of June means it's time for Lake Oswego's Summer Reading Program.
The fun is set to begin a day early on Friday, May 31, as the Lake Oswego Library hosts After Hours at the Library from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This event, one of two "blast off parties" for the Summer Reading Program, is geared toward teens entering grades 7-12 and it will include karaoke, Henna tattoos, free books and prizes while also giving kids an opportunity to sign up for the program. Saturday, June 1 at 2 p.m., the library will host a performance by the Grammy-nominated family music band Recess Monkey, where sign-ups for the program will also be available.
The Summer Reading Program runs from June 1 to Aug. 31 and is intended for all residents, from pre-readers to adults. Participants keep a log of their reading throughout the summer while also taking part in special events. A summer party is held at Rossman Park as the program comes to an end; this year, it will be Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Age-specific programs include the Read-to-Me Club for pre-readers (which consists of reading to a child for at least 10 minutes during 25 days this summer), A Universe of Stories for readers entering grades K-6 (reading at least 20 minutes a day for 25 days) and the Teens program for grades 7-12 (prizes for those who record at least 15 hours of reading.
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