Lacey Loves to Read (LL2R): 

The annual writing contest is run by the Lacey Timberland Library as part of Lacey Loves to Read; a community-wide program that occurs each February. LL2R is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland Library, City of Lacey, Lacey South Sound Chamber, Lacey Timberland Library, and North Thurston Public Schools. Click the images below to read the winning entries!


Winning Entries:


2021 Winner

Featured Author:
Jason Reynolds


2020 Winner

Featured Author:
Sharon M. Draper


2019 Collection

Featured Author: 
Kazu Kibuishi


2018 Collection

Featured Author: 
Kate DiCamillo


2017 Collection

Featured Author: 
Matt de la Pena


2016 Collection

Featured Author: 
Kwame Alexander


2015 Collection

Featured Author: 
Kashmira Sheth


2014 Collection

Featured Author: 
Patrick Carman


Lacey Loves to Read is a community reading initiative designed to generate the discussion and celebration of a notable author. It includes a bookmark creation contest held district-wide with prizes, short story writing events and more. Each year, a notable children's author visits to share insights with participants on writing and reading. You can follow LL2R on Facebook and on Instagram.