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SUMMER READING ADVENTURES START HERE

Take a slow drive through this webpage to find inspiration for a fun-filled season of reading.

Sharing stories strengthens our bonds with each other. Join us for Summer Reading. We are excited to help you find just what you’re looking for and to hear all about it when you come back for more.

 
 

Thank you to our partners! Summer Reading 2022 is sponsored by Whatcom County Library Foundation, Friends of the Library and community partner Whatcom Educational Credit Union.

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Whatcom County Library System Friends of the Library

DOWNLOAD SUMMER READING CARDS

Reading takes us on boundless journeys. This summer, we invite you to chart a path wherever you want to go.

Download cards below or pick them up at any of our library branches.

Summer Reading card with example drawings

Available for younger readers and adults in four languages, Summer Reading cards feature blank stepping stones that you can fill in however you like. The cards also include ideas to get you started. 

Looking for MORE ideas for your Summer Reading journey?
Try these prompts for prereaders, kids, teens and adults!

FIND SOMETHING GREAT TO READ

ALWAYS AVAILABLE EBOOKS

Ready for a road trip? We’re ready for you! Each month, we’ll announce a new collection of buzz-worthy books available for check out with no waiting for WCLS cardholders. You can begin reading the eBook or eAudiobook instantly.

See this month’s books below:

ADD TO YOUR SUMMER READING FUN

EMAIL SIGN UP

Subscribe to our Summer Reading email list to take your journey to the next level. You’ll receive reading recommendations from your neighbors and have a chance to share books and movies you’ve loved. We’ll also include reading tips and trends … and a few surprises along the way. Join us!

KICKOFF PARTIES

Monday, June 27 through Saturday, July 2
Join us for this all-day kickoff celebration! We will be distributing Summer Reading books to all youth, offering fun crafts for the whole family and promoting our exciting slate of in-person programs.

Drop in for a quick hello or stay awhile to talk with fellow readers and library staff; we can’t wait to see you there.

What Can You Do With a Rock by Pat Zietlow Miller

ROCK PAINTING EVENTS

Paint some big rocks to decorate the library and some smaller rocks to take home. This craft will probably include a story or two. It’s the library, after all!

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