June 15 – August 24
Teen Summer Reading goes online! To get started with this year’s program, register
for an account with the Summer Reader website.
Once you set up your account, track the
time you spend reading. When you’ve logged your third hour, the website will let
you know you’ve earned your first prize—your choice of a free book and some great
treat coupons from your library.
When you pick up
these items, you can also grab a Bingo card that encourages you
to try new things and have some fun experiences over the summer, as well as continue
to read and track your hours online.
For every three hours of reading you record,
your name is automatically entered into the grand prize drawing (no paper coupons
Each branch of DPL is giving away a Google Nexus Tablet (valued at $200)
to a lucky teen winner.
Join your friends for a night of games, food and fun—all held in the library after-hours.
Ages 12 years and up; parent/guardian permission slips required at entrance of event.
What message would you give your future self? Make a time capsule to keep. What
will your adult self think of the things that were important to you as a teen?
Writing and Video Journal Making
Create and record with pop-ups, glitter pens, collage and more. Decorate paper journals
and write about your summer adventures. Record a thrilling
and share with your friends.
Not Sorry for Party Rockin’
Celebrate all things rock: Rock Band, pet rocks, super-secret rock crystals and
Teen Game Day
Get in from the heat! Play Wii games, Guitar Hero, card and board games.
Bend Elks Library Night
It’s “Library Night” hosted by the Elks baseball team. It’s also the Summer Reading
Program at the library—win prizes and watch while the Elks challenge the Corvallis
Knights. $3 tickets only at: www.ezticketlive.com/LIBRARY
Thanks to Premier West
Bank, kids up to 12 years old are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Get some adventure in your summer! We’ll meet at Bend Rock Gym for an afternoon
of climbing. All gear provided by Bend Rock Gym, no experience required.
is limited to 25 participants; registration opens on June 15 via the link below.
July 12 • 2:00 pm
Climbing at Bend Rock Gym
1182 SE Centennial Ct, Bend
Thank you to all of the following who have donated time, products or funds to support Dig Into Reading: Bend Environmental Center; Bend Masonic Lodge; The Bulletin; The Center; Deschutes Public Library Foundation; Eberhard’s Dairy Products; E.H. and M.E. Bowerman Advised Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation; Beth Fain; Friends of the Library Organizations; Goody’s; Jamba Juice; Knife River; Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant; OnPoint Community Credit Union; Papa Murphy’s and Smith Rock Ranch.