Summer Reading | June 1 – August 31

It’s back and better than ever! Summer Reading is almost here with a variety of fun new events, activities, and features for you to enjoy between June 1 and August 31.

Log Your Reading on Beanstack to Earn a Prize Book

Anyone in grades 12 and under can read 15 hours this summer to earn a free prize book! When you sign up for the Summer Reading challenge for kids and teens in Beanstack, you can start logging your reading to track your way up to 15 hours. Once you achieve 15 hours, visit your nearest library and pick up your prize!

Learn more about Beanstack here.

Events for Kids and Teens

Visit our event calendar to find dates and locations for all of our Summer Reading events below.

  • Buzzy Bees & Pollination (Ages 3-8)
  • The Window Gallery Project (Ages 5+)
  • Fishing for Ice | Presented by Science Speaks Spokane (Ages 6+)
  • Color Chromatography | Presented by Science Speaks Spokane (Ages 6+)
  • Presenting pH | Presented by Science Speaks Spokane (Ages 6+)
  • Dinosaur Day (Ages 4+)
  • Intro to Dungeons & Dragons for Kids (Ages 8-12)
  • Bugs Up Close (Ages 5+)
  • Plant, Transplant (Ages 5+)
  • Discovering DNA | Presented by Science Speaks Spokane(Ages 6+)
  • LEGO® Build with Experts (Ages 5+)
  • Blast Off to the Solar System (Ages 4+)
  • Book Bag Bling (Ages 5+)
  • Build a Bug (Ages 4+)
  • Fashion Day at the Library (Ages 5+)
  • Escape Room: The Stolen Diamond (For Middle & High Schoolers)
  • Nerf Wars (For Middle & High Schoolers)

Spokane Somersault for Kids and Summer Boredom Buster for Teens

Visit the library to pick up your copy of our Summer Reading magazines for kids and teens! Each magazine is filled with book recommendations and activities to keep the fun going all summer long.

A kid-friendly magazine full of coloring, scavenger hunts, reading, word searches, and more.

A zine designed for teens full of creative activities, book recommendations, science experiments, and so much more.