Summer events are shining through at Multnomah County Library

PORTLAND, Ore. — May 30, 2024 — Spend your summer with Multnomah County Library this year at exciting, educational and free events for all ages. Start your June by honoring Juneteenth, celebrating Pride and playing the Summer Reading game. Check out the list of events below to participate.

"Summer Reading begins June 16, and we are so excited!" says Desiree Wolcott-Cushman, Summer Reading program specialist. "Youth can track their summer learning activities with a Summer Reading gameboard available at all libraries or online through beanstack. This game lets kids improve their reading skills while earning books, coupons, a Summer Reading T-shirt and other prizes. The best part is that Summer Reading and activities are free to all!" 



Summer Reading

Author events

Creative learning (audio and video classes)

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About Multnomah County Library

A treasured community institution since 1864, Multnomah County Library is one of the nation’s busiest public library systems, providing social, educational and cultural programs, resources and services, online and through its 19 public locations. With an eye toward the future of community-centered spaces, the library is working to build, rebuild or expand nine libraries through a voter approved capital bond. In addition to being Oregon’s largest provider of free internet access, the library offers millions of print and digital resources, in multiple languages for people of all ages. From kindergarten readiness to job training, computer-assisted design and 3D printing, the library supports all people in their pursuits to connect, learn and create. Learn more at