Summer Reading Success
5,862 teens, kids and preschoolers participated in the library’s 2013 Summer Reading program. Over half (59%) met their summer reading goals and received a reward paperback book.Read more...
436 children in childcare homes participated at their care site through BookShare, the library’s youth outreach program. 1839 kids and teens joined the Summer Reading at Bethany branch and 2289 at Cedar Mill Main.
Awards went to two elementary schools for outstanding participation in the Summer Reading program.
*Jacob Wismer Elementary School won an award for having the most students (359) in Summer Reading.
*Rock Creek Elementary School won an award for having the highest finishing rate with 65% of their students completing the program and reaching their personal goal.
Thanks to our many Summer Reading and BookShare volunteers and the fiscal support of the Library Association, Oregon Ready to Read grant, and the Brenner Family Foundation for making summer 2013 such a success.