Teen Space

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

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

Summer Programs

All programs are virtual. Register to receive the log in information and to request a craft kit, as supplies last.

Call for Entries: Teen Zine

Hey teens, we’re looking for readers, writers, and artists to submit their original work for our summer teen mini-magazine.

THEME: My Happy Place

WHAT: Book reviews, poetry, drawings, multimedia, etc.

WHEN: Due by Aug 15

HOW: Email youthlibrary@happyvalleyor.gov or turn in your submission to the Children’s Desk upstairs.

We’ll collect all the submissions and turn them into a zine to distribute in the Happy Valley Library.

Felt Popsicles
Wednesday, July 28 at 5 pm

For teens entering 6th-12th grade. Craft your own popsicle keychain out of felt. You can choose to join the program and/or get the craft kit. Interested? Just fill out this form.

KIT: All supplies needed (needle, felt, thread, template)

Library Book Bundles

Looking for something to read? Request a Library Book Bundle!  Try our Quick Picks – a bundle of books on a theme:  Scifi/fantasy, romance, horror, or realistic fiction.  Or, tell us a little about what you like, and we’ll choose a stack of books for you! You can call us at 503-783-3454, or just use this form.


Need some reading inspiration? You’re in the right place – here are some lists of books hand-picked by your librarians. Check back often, as we’ll be adding to them regularly. Have a subject you think we should explore with a new booklist? Let us know!

Keep in Touch

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