Welcome to Summer Reading

Celebrate summer reading at the library starting on June 1st!  This year our theme is, “Find your Voice!” Here’s hoping that your summer reading inspires, provokes and engages you in discovering something new!

Keep reading to find out more about our summer reading game and programs.

Summer Reading Game – Ages 0-18

How to play:

  • Stop by the library and pick up a summer reading record.
  • Read for at least 20 minutes on 24 separate days. Audiobooks count too!
  • For children who don’t know how to read yet, someone can read or sing with them for at least 10 minutes per day.
  • Mark a square for each day you read.
  • Turn in your completed reading record in August for a free book!

Book Bingo – Adults

  • Stop by the Library and pick up a BINGO card and entry forms.
  • For every book read, fill out an entry form and get a stamp on your BINGO card.
  • Entry forms qualify you for weekly prize drawings. Weekly drawings begin on June 30 and end on September 1.
  • For every BINGO, you earn an entry into the Grand Prize drawing. The Grand Prize drawing will be on September 1.
  • Elka Bee’s Coffee Haus
  • Embold Credit Union
  • Grocery Outlet Bargain Market
  • McMenamins
  • Umpqua Bank

Summer Programs

This summer we are hosting programs for all ages. Find detailed listings by selecting a group below.

Kids & Families



Concerts in the Park

All Summer Programs

Wild Goose Chase

Gladys, our Happy Valley Library mascot, is dreaming of adventure! Each week from July 11-August 14, 2023, she will travel to a different public space in our area. Think you can track down our beloved library goose? Find new clues to her hiding spots every week on our Wild Goose Chase page.