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Summer Reading 2020

Kids! Teens! Adults!
Read for Fun! with the Tigard Library this Summer

Summer Reading 2020 Read
Find something enjoyable to read, then lose yourself in a book! Look for a good book at, at a summer meal site, or read anything you can find around the house! This year, no registration is required.

Explore & Learn
Download a pdf of our all ages flyer, and try some of the challenges listed. Take a look at our programs page, and join in a virtual event.

You can also give one of our August weekly activities a go.
  • August 3-9 
    Post-It Pattern: Create an image in your window out of sticky notes. 

  • August 10-16 
    Draw a picture of yourself as your favorite book character. 
  • August 17-23 
    Learn to play Curb Ball!  

  • August 24-30 
    Lightning round! Recreate a scene from a favorite book you read this summer. Perform it live in one minute or less for your friends, or create a 60-second video! 

If you want to do a little more, read it forward! Tell us what you’ve been reading this summer, then tag us on social media using the hashtags #ReadItForwardTPL and #ReadForFun or send us an email to Our Friends of the Tigard Library group will celebrate your reading with a donation to a local organization. 

After the building is open again, bring your summer reading flyer into the Tigard Library to get a free book for everyone in your household. Please be patient! We will be reopening slowly and safely, so it may take a little while as we prepare to distribute prize books.

Summer Reading Activities You Might Have Missed

  • Week of June 1-7
    DIY Bug Hotel - Build a bug hotel for the creatures in your yard using materials you can find around your house! For inspiration, here is a website:
  • Week of June 8-14
    Create it Forward! - Pick a quote from a book you love, create a note or piece of art with it and leave it somewhere to brighten a stranger’s day.
  • Week of June 15-21
    Paper Football - Did you know you can play football inside? Grab a buddy, a sheet of paper, and use these instructions to learn how.
  • Week of June 22-28
    Paper Airplane Olympics - Try your hand at folding paper airplanes. Which ones go the farthest? Which ones stay in the air the longest? Which ones do the most loops?
  • Week of June 29-July 5
    Finding Faces
    Get outside and take pictures of faces you find in everyday objects or in nature.
  • Week of July 6-12 
    Create your own puzzle
    by cutting up a drawing, picture, or postcard into different shapes.
  • Week of July 13-19 
    Build a pillow fort in the living room! 
  • Week of July 20-26 
    Trace someone’s shadow with chalk. 
  • July 27-August 2 
    Draw a court and learn how to play
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