Summer Reading ProgramScience Fiction Camp

Register for the 2022 Summer Reading Program

To join the free Summer Reading Program, track reading accomplishments, and collect virtual raffle tickets, participants can register a Beanstack app account or login to their existing account if they have participated in past library reading challenges. For mobile devices, the Beanstack app is also available for free.

Storybook Walk

During the Summer Reading Program, gather the family to read the classic poem, “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth in downtown Grants Pass and Cave Junction business windows during the month of July.

Weekly activities and coloring pages

Each week, discover new camp coloring pages, crafts, and other printable activities for all ages. Share your creations with us by posting photos and tagging @JosephineCommunityLibrary on Facebook or Instagram.

STEM and maker

Science, technology, engineering, and math support creative technology and innovation in today’s world. Learn, grow, and connect using these resources gathered by your librarians.

Visit the STEM and maker subject guide

National Geographic's Kids

Explore fun, educational content that takes kids on adventures in science, nature, culture, and space. Learn more about wildlife from different regions all over the globe through recommended books, videos, pictures, and more.

Visit National Geographic Kids

Week 2 in-person "craftivities"

Drop-in to your preferred branch on any open day between 1–4 pm for weekly “craftivities.” Each week during the Summer Reading Program, children and teens will get everything they need for a themed DIY craft or activity.

Week 2 “craftivities” include “A Universe of Stories DIY Spaceship” for children and “May the Force be Stitch You Star wars mini cross-stitch” for teens.

Virtual room

Children, teens, and their families will have fun clicking on items all around this interactive virtual room. Explore and discover new items, resources, and videos themed around the Summer Reading Program.

Storytime in a Bag

Try storytime at home or at the park and build early literacy skills with your little one. We provide everything you need to deliver the best storytime with Space Adventure stories, Dinosaur themes, and so much more!