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Kids Summer

Kids Summer Reading Program

Reading Game

Kids/Teens Prize Desk Hours:
MON—WED : 9:30 am—5:30 pm
THU—FRI : 9:30 am—4:30 pm
SAT : 9:30 am—11:30 am
Closed Sundays & July 4

 

Get Your Summer Reading Bag

Begins Wednesday, 5/31/2023

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Continues Thursday & Friday 6/1-6/2 

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Sign-up for Summer Reading 2023 and get a reading bag with a reading log and begin reading for prizes. 

This program is for children up through 5th grade. You can also sign up anytime before July 22.

Reading Incentives
May 31-July 22           
Weekly Prizes for Reading

Every week for 8 weeks.  Read for at least 20 minutes every day. Track your progress on your reading log.  Once a week show your log at the prize desk and win a prize for having read. Come and get your prize even if you only read one day that week.  Kids and Teens have different reading prizes.  Must be registered to play. 

Kids/Teens Weekly Prizes
Registration Beginning May 31—June 3

 

June 5-July 16                    
Weekly Golden Ticket Drawings

Golden Ticket Drawings
June 5-July 16                  
Weekly Drawings

Every week for 6 weeks we will hold a drawing and 1 lucky kid will win a tote bag filled with books and
another filled with prizes.  Each bag will include 2 free passes to the City of Umatilla Pool.

Get tickets by signing-up for the kids’ reading program, at the Golden Ticket booth, by completing the
challenges in the kids reading log, and with other fun surprises all summer.

Storytime & Craft

Thursdays, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6 - 2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All Ages Welcome

Storytime & Craft is spectacular in the summertime.  Stories, songs, read-alouds, STEM and a craft!

Zoo Mom

Friday, 6/16/2023

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Best suited for elementary school aged children.

Meet a variety of animals and learn about them from Zoo Mom, a real science teacher. 

Interactive Movie Experience

Friday, 7/7/2023

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Families welcome

Do you want to help a teen girl keep her family's house from falling down? Do you like shouting at the screen?  Do you want to get up and run around in a circle?  Do you like snacks?  If so, sign-up for this wacky event. 

Pre-registration required.  Sign-up at the circulation desk.

Crafts for Older Kids 

Crafting with Clay

Wednesday, 6/14/2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages 7-12

Slime Making

Wednesday, 7/5/2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ages 7-12

Kona Ice Fund-Raiser

Friday, 7/13/2023

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All Ages Fund-Raiser

Support the Friends of the Library and our Summer Reading Program.  Beat the heat and buy some Kona Ice at our fund-raiser.  The Kona Ice truck will be near the entrance to the side ramp on the East side.

Kids Activites
Teen Reading

Teen Summer Reading Game

Reading Game

Kids/Teens Prize Desk Hours:
MON—WED : 9:30 am—5:30 pm
THU—FRI : 9:30 am—4:30 pm
SAT : 9:30 am—11:30 am
Closed Sundays & July 4

 

Teen Reading Challenge

Teens register on our Beanstack Umatilla Teen Summer Reading  Challenge. 

Once you register, come to the Teen Reading Station at the Umatilla Public Library to pick-up your free browsing bag.  If you need help we can help you register on the computer.  Play weekly for a chance at fabulous prizes.

 

Beanstack Challenges: https://mylakelibrary.beanstack.com/reader365

Join us this summer for our teen reading challenge and get a chance to spin the prize wheel.

Just read for a minimum of 30 minutes per week and receive your badge for that week.

Come in to the library once per week, after receiving your badge, and spin the prize wheel for a chance to win a prize or a chance to be entered into our Golden Ticket drawing.

Two winners will be chosen each week from our Golden Ticket drawing.

It doesn't matter how many days you read each week, as long as you reach the minimum of 30 minutes and receive your badge. If you miss a week at the library, you miss your chance for that week. Come and play each week!

Teen Make-Do with Cardboard

Wednesday, 6/28/2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardboard Construction with specialty tools.  What you can you build?

Escape Room

Friday, 7/14/2023

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Teens can you escape the caboose?  Pre-register at the front desk.

Kona Ice Fund-Raiser

Friday, 7/13/2023

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All Ages Fund-Raiser

Support the Friends of the Library and our Summer Reading Program.  Beat the heat and buy some Kona Ice at our fund-raiser.  The Kona Ice truck will be near the entrance to the side ramp on the East side.

Teen Activities
Adult Reading

Adult Summer Reading BINGO & Activities

Reading Game

Umatilla Adults, get back into reading this summer.

Read and play BINGO for Prize Drawings & Instant Winner Scratch-off Tickets.

 

Show your hometown library a little love.

 

Adults - Read for Prizes this Summer. 

* Scratch-Off Tickets - Your first one is on the back panel of this brochure. Are you an instant winner?

* Monthly Drawings. There will be one drawing in June and one in July. The prize is a $20 gift card to a local area restaurant.

* Weekly surprises. If you are entered in our game you might win a silly or sweet surprise when you visit the library.

 

Potential prizes include free books from the Friends Used Book Sale, scratch-off tickets (another chance to win), silly things, or candy.  There will also be two drawings, one in June and one in July. The winner of each drawing will receive a $20 gift card to a local area restaurant or business.

Two Ways to Play:

No Phone/Computer Required:

1) Register and get your first scratch-off ticket.  You might be an instant winner!

2) Read anything. Fill out the entry for the June drawing and return it.

3) Attend adult activities for more chances to win, including drawing entries.

 

Use the Beanstack App for More Chances to Win:

1) Still do all the things above but also...

2) Track your reading with the Beanstack App

3) Complete Challenges to make BINGO

4) Enter ticketed drawings for more prizes and chances to win the big monthly drawings.

Search for Lake County Library System on the Beanstack App to find us.

Or go to this link: https://mylakelibrary.beanstack.org/reader365

You will need your library card to create an account.

Look for this LOGO

Ask us for help if you would like to participate in the Beanstack BINGO game but aren't sure how.

All of these activities are perfect for senior citizens and adults are welcome.

 

BINGO!

Tuesday, 6/6/2023   

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! NEW DATE! Wednesday 7/12/23

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Play BINGO for silly prizes and candy treats. 

Writing Your Memoirs

Mondays, 6/12/2023 & 7/10/23

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Remember and reflect on your life and preserve these memories in a book or series of essays. 

This memoir writing class is perfect for senior citizens.  Taught by the Friends President, Janet Pauley.

Umatilla Literary Society

Fridays, 6/23/2023 & 7/21/2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In Literary Society book lovers get together and discuss whatever they are reading. 

They compare notes, make lists of new titles to try, and encourage each other to break out of reading ruts. 

Puzzle League: It's a Numbers Game

Tuesday, 6/20/2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Keep your mind sharp at puzzle league.  Learn to play Sudoku or perfect your skills.  Test yourself against other Japanese number games such as Kakuro and Futoshiki.  Perfect for senior citizens and all adults are welcome.

Puzzle League: Wordle out the Wazoo!

Tuesday, 7/11/2023

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Keep your mind sharp at puzzle league.  Learn to play Wordle or perfect your skills.  Test yourself against other variations such Quordle.  Try your hand at other word games and make new friends. Perfect for senior citizens and all adults are welcome.

Real Murders Club

Tuesday, 7/18/2023

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Inspired by Aurora Teagarden mysteries, the Real Murders Club will discuss real life, unsolved true crimes. 

Pre-register if you would like to present a murder to solve.  No pre-registration required to attend for fun. 

Kona Ice Fund-Raiser

Friday, 7/13/2023

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All Ages Fund-Raiser

Support the Friends of the Library and our Summer Reading Program.  Beat the heat and buy some Kona Ice at our fund-raiser.  The Kona Ice truck will be near the entrance to the side ramp on the East side.

Adult Activities
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