Adult Summer Reading

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Read for a good cause by Reading for Empowerment! Track your hours read from June through August 15 to help earn donations for the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO). When we reach our goal of 15,000 hours read, the New Friends of the Beaverton City Library will provide the maximum donation to IRCO’s Greater Middle East Center, located here in Beaverton. The donation will go directly to the center’s Refugee Youth Mentorship Program.

Check out our summer events and see reading suggestions.

Participate beginning June 1

Track and Submit Your Hours

  • Use your own system to keep track of how many hours you read June 1 - August 15.
  • Use the online or the paper form at the library to submit the number of hours you read.
  • Each time you submit your hours read, you'll be entered into our weekly prize drawings. You may submit hours as often as you like. The more you submit hours, the more likely you are to win prizes.
  • Help us reach our goal of 15,000 hours read and the maximum donation by reading as much as you can.

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Summer Events

Book Chat Happy Hour (virtual) | Tuesdays, June 6 & Aug 1, 5-6 PM 
Let’s talk about books! Connect virtually with fellow book lovers as we chat about what we’re currently reading and what’s in our TBR (that’s to-be-read) piles. 

Citizenship Classes | Main Library | Saturdays, July 15-Sept 30, 2:30-5:30 PM 
Free citizenship classes provided by SOAR Immigration Legal Services. Classes are designed to prepare you for the US naturalization interview and exam. Study US history and civics lessons (100 questions on citizenship exam); improve your English speaking, listening, writing, and reading; practice for the naturalization interview; and review the N-400 application. Classes are taught in English. Registration required

Trivia Night at Nebulous Taproom (11645 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy) | Thursday, July 27, 6:30 PM 
Join us for a library-hosted trivia night at Beaverton’s own Nebulous Taproom! This quiz includes multiple categories like geography, sports, current events, pop culture, and more. Teams can be up to six players. Grab your friends and come test your knowledge!

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