Summer Reading

Read and have fun- for all ages- at your library this summer!

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Do Wordless Books Count as Reading? Do Wordless Books Count as Reading?

By Destinee
Yes! They do! Every spring I visit elementary schools to tell kids about Summer Reading at KCLS. I urge kids to use our reading log to keep…
Yes! They do! Every spring I visit elementary schools to tell kids about Summer Reading at KCLS. I urge kids to use our reading log to keep…
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Becoming a Citizen Activist Becoming a Citizen Activist

Learn how to change our world with stories, strategies, and advice from Nick Licata, former Seattle City Councilmember and author.
Learn how to change our world with stories, strategies, and advice from Nick Licata, former Seattle City Councilmember and author.
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Summer Reading Kickoff Events Summer Reading Kickoff Events

Summer Reading is for everyone- join us for fun activities for all ages to kick-off a summer of reading!
Summer Reading is for everyone- join us for fun activities for all ages to kick-off a summer of reading!
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Reading Parties in the Park Reading Parties in the Park

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and favorite summer read and join us as we listen to soothing music from local DJs.
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and favorite summer read and join us as we listen to soothing music from local DJs.
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Summer Author Events Summer Author Events

Catch up on your reading, meet the authors of some fascinating fiction and nonfiction titles, and get inspired to pick up your next read!
Catch up on your reading, meet the authors of some fascinating fiction and nonfiction titles, and get inspired to pick up your next read!
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Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties

By KCLS Social
My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs durin…
My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs durin…
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Farm To Table - Asian Secrets Farm To Table - Asian Secrets

Jul 23rd | 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Food writer and expert on Asian and sustainable farm-to-table cooking, Patricia Tanumihardja will be on hand to discuss the secrets of vege…
Food writer and expert on Asian and sustainable farm-to-table cooking, Patricia Tanumihardja will be on hand to discuss the secrets of vege…
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Build A Better World Books for Gr. 3-6 Build A Better World Books for Gr. 3-6

recommended by Miss_Jenn_Librarian
Miss Jenn suggests these books featuring characters who help to build a better world for kids in grades 3-6.
Miss Jenn suggests these books featuring characters who help to build a better world for kids in grades 3-6.
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Build a Better World Biographies Build a Better World Biographies

recommended by Miss_Jenn_Librarian
Miss Jen recommends these true stories for kids about people who have helped to build a better world.
Miss Jen recommends these true stories for kids about people who have helped to build a better world.
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America’s First Daughter America’s First Daughter

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie present the untold story of Martha "Patsy" Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter.
Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie present the untold story of Martha "Patsy" Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter.
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Camp Comics Camp Comics

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Try these graphic novels that take the reader on a summertime adventure.
Try these graphic novels that take the reader on a summertime adventure.
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Summer Meals at the Library Summer Meals at the Library

By Maren
Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library Syst…
Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library Syst…
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Need Something to Read this Summer? Need Something to Read this Summer?

By Sharon
Every year I compile a list of recommended books for kids to read during the summer. I visit my local school district with booktalks (which…
Every year I compile a list of recommended books for kids to read during the summer. I visit my local school district with booktalks (which…
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Free Museum Passes with a Library Card! Free Museum Passes with a Library Card!

By Destinee
Did you know you can use your KCLS library card to get free passes to 3 kid-friendly local museums? Click on Books & More, and then click o…
Did you know you can use your KCLS library card to get free passes to 3 kid-friendly local museums? Click on Books & More, and then click o…
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