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2018 Summer Events for Kids

Looking for fun activities to do with the kids this summer? Check out all the fantastic events for young readers happening at our bookstores right now.

Summer Reading

20,000 Reads Under the Sea: Summer Reading 2018

Read books, earn prizes and start and adventure with this free literacy program for kids Pre-K – Grade 8. Visit our U District, Mill Creek, or Tacoma store to sign up! Find out more by ask a bookseller or visiting our website.

Book Clubs for Kids

Did you know we have two book clubs for kids?

Kids Graphic Novel Book Group meets at our U District store every Wednesday in July and August to share, draw, and read graphic novels. Bring a pencil and a sketch pad!

Pillow Fort Book Club meets the last Sunday of every month at our Mill Creek store. This fun group is best for readers 8 – 12. Discover new books, meet new friends, and encourage a life-long love of reading.



At 11am every Tuesday at our U District store and every Wednesday at our Mill Creek store young learners enjoy dramatic readings of the best in new and classic children's books.

Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover

Visit our Mill Creek store on the first Sunday of every month for Reading with Rover! This beloved program brings in trained therapy dogs to act as reading buddies and help kids with higher reading levels gain confidence while reading out loud.



Want to meet your favorite author? Every year, we host hundreds of reading and signing events. Check out our events website or sign up for our e-newsletter for the latest news!