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:


2022 Collection

Featured Author:
Brandon Mull



2021 Collection

Featured Author:
Jason Reynolds



2020 Collection

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.