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Summer Reading for All

Read and have fun at your library this summer: for kids, teens, and adults!

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The State of Speculative Fiction The State of Speculative Fiction

Jul 17th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join authors Jennie Melamed, E. Lily Yu, and Nisi Shawl for a discussion on reading and writing contemporary science fiction and fantasy.
Join authors Jennie Melamed, E. Lily Yu, and Nisi Shawl for a discussion on reading and writing contemporary science fiction and fantasy.
Staff List

Authors Featured by On She Goes Authors Featured by On She Goes

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Prepare for the summer travel season with books and authors featured in articles and podcasts by On She Goes.
Prepare for the summer travel season with books and authors featured in articles and podcasts by On She Goes.
Blogpost

Tips for Savvy Solo Travelers Tips for Savvy Solo Travelers

By Peggy
Have you ever wanted to visit your dream destination but held off because you didn't have a traveling companion? Don't let a lack of…
Have you ever wanted to visit your dream destination but held off because you didn't have a traveling companion? Don't let a lack of...
Blogpost

4 Reasons to Join Adult Summer Reading 4 Reasons to Join Adult Summer Reading

By Emily
1. Readers of all ages earn great prizes. We all know that reading is its own reward, but who doesn't like a good prize? We sure do, and...
1. Readers of all ages earn great prizes. We all know that reading is its own reward, but who doesn't like a good prize? We sure do, and...
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Pre-flight Books for Kids Pre-flight Books for Kids

By Rowena
If the skies are in your future, may I suggest a few books to help ease the anxiety prior to the big day?
If the skies are in your future, may I suggest a few books to help ease the anxiety prior to the big day?
Event

Book Clubs at KCLS Book Clubs at KCLS

Book clubs can be a great motivator to up your reading this summer- find one near you.
Book clubs can be a great motivator to up your reading this summer- find one near you.
Blogpost

Summer Meals at the Library Summer Meals at the Library

By Maren
Free meals for children and teen are available at 12 library locations this summer. No registration is required.
Free meals for children and teen are available at 12 library locations this summer. No registration is required.
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Free Tickets to Your Favorite Things! Free Tickets to Your Favorite Things!

By Rachel
You can win basketball, water park, football, zoo, and MoPop tickets for reading or listening to anything you want in Teen Summer Reading!
You can win basketball, water park, football, zoo, and MoPop tickets for reading or listening to anything you want in Teen Summer Reading!
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Fun Prizes Make Kids Summer Reading Rock Fun Prizes Make Kids Summer Reading Rock

By Katherine
Summer Reading runs June 1-August 31, and I must say, with great programs, great prizes, and great fun it rocks!
Summer Reading runs June 1-August 31, and I must say, with great programs, great prizes, and great fun it rocks!
Event

Find Summer Reading Events Find Summer Reading Events

Various locations
Browse all upcoming Summer Reading events in our calendar.
Browse all upcoming Summer Reading events in our calendar.
Blogpost

Great Summer Reads for Fans of Amulet! Great Summer Reads for Fans of Amulet!

By Racheal
If you're unfamiliar with Amulet, all you have to do is mention the series to any elementary-aged kid in your general area and you'll...
If you're unfamiliar with Amulet, all you have to do is mention the series to any elementary-aged kid in your general area and you'll...
Blogpost

Books to Help You Unplug and Camp Out Books to Help You Unplug and Camp Out

By Katherine
Before you embark on your next (or first) camping or outdoor adventure, prepare yourself with some of these resources.
Before you embark on your next (or first) camping or outdoor adventure, prepare yourself with some of these resources.
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Summer Reading: Books that Rock-and-Roll Summer Reading: Books that Rock-and-Roll

By Eglantyne
Our summer reading theme is "Libraries Rock." Despite my literal-minded insistence in booking the Washington State Geological Survey...
Our summer reading theme is "Libraries Rock." Despite my literal-minded insistence in booking the Washington State Geological Survey...
Online Resource

Language Learning eBooks for Kids Language Learning eBooks for Kids

Wherever you go this summer, learn how to say hello with the help of eBooks for kids from OverDrive.
Wherever you go this summer, learn how to say hello with the help of eBooks for kids from OverDrive.
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