Game boards (a total of six): Pick up a game board and complete all the activities.
Prize and entry for drawing: Return the game board, receive a prize and enter into the Grand Prize drawing. Pick up a new game board until you have completed all six.
Ask library staff for an official FVRL certificate when you have completed all six game boards. You can also print a Summer Reading Certificate of Recognition
signed by Governor Chris Gregoire.
From magic shows to wild critters, we have programs lined up for the whole family to enjoy. Pick up a Summer Fun Calendar at your local library or use our online children's events calendar
to find out what's happening at your library!
Goodnight moon - Margaret Wise Brown
A little bunny bids goodnight to all the objects in his room before falling asleep.
Fancy Nancy and the late, late, late night - Jane O'Connor and Carolyn Bracken
When Nancy's neighbor lends her a scrapbook of celebrity autographs, Nancy wants to stay up late and read it, but learns that a late night causes her to be tired all day at school.
Scaredy Squirrel at night - Melanie Watt
Exhausted due to lack of sleep because he wants to avoid having bad dreams, Scaredy Squirrel finally devises a Bad Dream Action Plan which includes a fire extinguisher to snuff out dragons and a fan to blast away ghosts.
I see the Moon - Jacqueline Mitton
Illustrates which animals are nocturnal, what activities they do by the moonlight, and explains different aspects of the moon, such as its phases.
Switching on the moon: a very first book of bedtime poems - Jane Yolen
A wide-reaching anthology of sixty poems appropriate for bedtime reading ranges from favorite classics by such writers as Tennyson and Plath to contemporary selections by such poets as Marilyn Singer and Mary Ann Hoberman.
Dog and Bear: two friends, three stories - Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Three easy-to-read stories reveal the close friendship between Dog and Bear.
Splat the Cat: Good Night, Sleep Tight - Rob Scotton
Splat is excited about camping out until his mother surprises him with the news that Spike and Plank will be there, too.
Zora and me: the song of Ivory - Victoria Bond
A fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston's childhood with her best friend Carrie, in Eatonville, Florida, as they learn about life, death, and the differences between truth, lies, and pretending. Includes an annotated bibliography of the works of Zora Neale Hurston, a short biography of the author, and information about Eatonville, Florida.
Peaceful pieces: poems and quilts about peace - Anna Grossnickle Hines
A collection of poems, illustrated by handmade quilts, explores peace in all its forms, from peace at home and within oneself to peace on a global scale.
Prizes and Programs
Grand Prize winners will be notified in September.
Children 0-5 years
One winner per branch.*
Winner gets to choose 1 prize on their entry form from the following:
Portland Children’s Museum Premier Membership
OMSI Patron Membership
Oregon Zoo Patron Membership
Children 6-11 years
One winner per branch.*
Winner gets a $300 gift card toward an overnight stay at Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Waterpark Resort in Grand Mound, WA.
*North Bonneville and bookmobile entries will be included in the nearest branch drawings.
There are plenty of fun activities for children of all ages throughout the library district this summer. You can find them by visiting the online children's events calendar
, or by clicking on a link below to view a printable Summer Fun Calendar for each library:
North Clark & Cowlitz CountiesBattle Ground
-- en español Ridgefield
Greater Vancouver Metro AreaVancouver Mall
Skamania & Klickitat CountiesWhite Salmon Valley
-- en español
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