Summer Reading!

Adults

Adult Summer Reading Program 2019! Sign up to read beaucoup (or pas beaucoup) books this summer and win toys, totes, and all the satisfaction that reading brings. Sign up at the front desk. Adult Summer Reading Program runs through August 31st.

Youth

Eight-week program for ages birth to teen that runs from June through mid August. Toddler Time and Preschool story times continue throughout the summer with theme-based Family Nights added on Wednesday evenings during the summer program months. Children can participate by signing up and reading alone or with family participation to earn prizes and a summer reading club shirt. Storytellers, magicians and musicians perform at Family Nights. Teens can also enjoy Teen Time programming every Tuesday. Summer Reading is funded in part by a Ready To Read grant with help from the Friends of the Driftwood Public Library and local merchants' donations. Sign Ups for Summer reading begin June 1st.

2019 Summer Reading Events

Lots of fun programs all summer long for all ages.

  • RISEUP with Kacey
    Wednesday, June 19th @ 6:30pm.
    Kacey MacCalister is a motivational speaker and entertainer who never defines himself as handicapped, even when he has no legs. Watch him climb ladders, skateboard, defy all odds and use his wheel chair as an extension of his body- he is amazing.

  • Tears of Joy Theater
    Wednesday, June 26th @ 6:30pm.
    Larger than life puppets take the stage with Pegasus and the Stories of the Stars!

  • SLUG RACES!!!
    Wednesday, July 3rd @ 6:30pm.
    Bring your own slug to race! This is a bi-annual event- come cheer on your favorite slug and be prepared to stay a while!!!

  • Mo Phillips
    Wednesday, July 10th @ 6:30pm.
    A goofball Portland singer-songwriter who will 'wow' any crowd- especially if you think like a kid!

  • Chris Leebrick
    Wednesday, July 17th @ 6:30pm.
    Storyteller for all ages: "Storytelling may be the world's oldest art form. The need to hear and tell stories is inherent, and through the power of story we can grow in our understanding of what it means to be human."

  • Dance team (OSU grads)
    Wednesday, July 24th @ 6:30pm.
    Watch an incredible group of young dancers spin their stuff doing the Lindy, Swing, Ballroom and much more in this incredible Universe of Dance!!!

  • Explosions Inc.
    Wednesday, July 31st @ 6:30pm.
    Experience incredible, larger than life, science demonstrations that will stun the audience!

  • Rhys Thomas
    Wednesday, August 7th @ 6:30pm.
    Jugglemania- hilarity and dexterity!!!

  • Creature Teachers
    Wednesday, August 14th @ 6:30pm.
    Wonderful bugs and crawling things visit the library LIVE!