julTimberland Summer Library ProgramFREE!

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Enhance your summer through reading, exploring, creating and learning! Take part in the Timberland Regional Library Summer Library Program happening through Aug. 31.

To take part, visit any one of the 29 Timberland Regional Library locations in Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Thurston counties to receive a free book and an activity log. Track your TRL Summer Library Program activities on your paper log or digitally at trl.beanstack.org after downloading the Beanstack app. Once 10 activities are completed, submit your digital log online or turn in your paper log and receive a certificate of completion and, while supplies last, a second free book.

  • StoryTrails Walk a local trail and read a picture book as a fun and engaging way to combine a love of nature and a love of reading. Visit TRL.org/Storytrail for a list of locations and more information.
  • Take and Make activity bags  These crafts,, to be created at home, include supplies and directions and are available for a variety of ages at selected locations while supplies last.
  • Zoom Storytimes  Anyone, anywhere can join our expert story time providers and other families live on Zoom. Check out Family Storytime and Bilingual Time/La hora bilingüe to find story times in English and Spanish.
  • Library of Things Check out and explore unique natural environments throughout Washington, test a product or take up a new hobby with items from TRL’s Library of Things collections.
  • Youth and Senior Connect Boxes These tubs are filled with 55-70 books that are available for loan to community centers, health care agencies, before- and after-school programs, head start locations, preschools, daycare centers, day camps and youth groups.
  • Grab Bag Share what you love to read, listen to or watch, and library staff will put together a library grab bag of personalized materials. A grab bag form is available online and grab bags can be created for all ages and reading levels.

Some locations will also have in-person programs available on site, which has not been the case during the past two years of the event because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visit events.TRL.org for a full list of summer activities for all ages.


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