Library Services for Kids

Summer Reading
Read 20 minutes a day, 24 days this summer to get a free book! Find out details, including a printable reading record, on our Summer Reading page.

Recommended Reading
We put together some of our favorite titles for kids for the summer. Read the complete list on our Summer Reading 2021 page.


Because we could all use a laugh sometimes! Do you have one to share? Send it our way!

scholastic bookflix

A library of reading fun is at your fingertips! Animated stories are paired with nonfiction ebooks for you to watch, read, and learn. Log in to this great resource from Scholastic with your library card number and pin. It’s perfect for preschool through 3rd grade, or for anyone who enjoys well-made animated picture books.

Library Bundles

Need books? Board books for babies, picture books for bedtime, early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, nonfiction – tell us what you like and we’ll choose a stack of books for you! You can also request dvds, cds, and cd audiobooks. Give us a call, 503-783-3454, or use this Bundle Request Form.


Looking for some reading inspiration? These lists are handcrafted by your librarians, complete with direct links to the library catalog so you can easily place holds on whatever catches your eye. Enjoy!

STEAM at Home

Join library staff and special guests for activities you can do at home. Our videos interweave concepts from science, technology, engineering, art, math (STEAM) with hands-on fun!Check out our three video collections below.


Art projects, crafts, and fun stuff you can do at home.

Homemade Science Lab

Library staff and volunteers show you simple experiments you can do at home!

Let’s LEGO!

Join Blair for some LEGO creating fun!

2021 Summer Concerts in the Valley View Schedule