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Library plans summer of fun in Lyons

Join the Lyons “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” Summer Reading Program, and have a fun, free, and educational summer.

From June 14 through Aug. 25, various performers, crafts and hands-on-fun awaits.  

Programs will be in the Lyons City Park next to City Hall at 449 Fifth St. All programs begin at 3 p.m.

Several craft and activity kits will be at the Lyons Public Library to take home and have some family fun.

There’s a different dress code each week if you dare. Wear the dress code, take a picture, and post it on the library’s Facebook page. 

Take pictures of your crafts and activities, also post them, and you will receive a ticket to win a prize!

Read 10 hours and receive a book bag/backpack, plus many other certificates. For each additional 10 hours read, you may enter to win one of seven themed baskets and other goodies. Shop for goodies at the party on Aug. 25.

Summer Program Activities

June 30: Reptile Man reptiles. Dress like a camper.

July 7: Craft kit and crafts. Dress backwards.

July 14: Space Camp craft. Dress in your PJ’s.

July 21: Bear hunt. Dress in camo.

July 28: Paradise of Samoa dancing. Dress in neon.    

Aug. 4: Scavenger Hunt. Dress as a Super Hero.

Aug. 11: Terrific  Trees. Dress in tie dye.

Aug. 18: Coventry & Kaluza performance. Dress inside out

Aug. 25: Party & Store for those who read 10 hours or more.

For more information, call the Lyons Public Library at 503-859-2366 or The library is also on Facebook @LyonsPublicLibraryOregon.

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