Thank you for your participation; a fantastic turnout! Looking forward to the 2023 Summer Library Program!
Receive a FREE book for participating and earn a second book by completing an activity log. For all ages!
3 easy steps:
- VISIT any Timberland Library location beginning June 1 and receive a FREE book and an activity log.
- TRACK 10 activities using the paper log, or digitally at trl.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack app.
- COMPLETE your log and collect your Certificate of Completion and second book*!
*while supplies last.
Read, Explore, Create, and Learn
A fun and engaging way to combine a love of nature and a love of reading. Walk a trail and read a picture book, and enjoy interactive facts and questions as you go. Visit TRL.org/Storytrail for a list of StoryTrails and additional information.
Take & Make Activity Bags
Enjoy a craft, with supplies and directions, to complete at home. Variety of ages and available at selected locations, while supplies last.
Projects vary by location, be sure to ask when you pick up your library materials!
Library of Things
Check out and explore our unique natural environments, test a product, or take up a new hobby with items from our Library of Things collections!
Youth & Senior Connect Boxes
Youth or Senior Connect Boxes are tubs filled with 55-70 books that are available for loan to, community centers, health care agencies, before and after school programs, head start locations, preschools, daycare centers, day camps, and youth groups.
Request a box today!
Request a Grab Bag
Tell us what you love to read, listen to, or watch, and library staff will put together a Library Grab Bag of materials we think you’ll love! Learn more and fill out the form Library Grab Bag. All ages and reading levels are available.
Early Learning Resources
Technology to help bridge the gap in learning how to read. Visit our Early Learning page for more information about Video Picture Books, Launchpads, Playaways, Vox Books, Kanopy for Kids, ABCmouse, Scholastic Teachables, and TumbleBookLibrary.
Fun for Kids!
Thank you to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, and Tacoma Rainiers!
While supplies last and some restrictions apply.
Complimentary pass to NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK or POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUM is valid through October 2, 2022. Must be surrendered when redeemed. Cannot be used with any other discount or for group visits/special events. No cash value. For children 12 and younger.
Free ticket to a TACOMA RAINIERS game must be redeemed with a code located on a bookmark available at Timberland Libraries. This program is a partnership of Tacoma Rainiers and Timberland Regional Library. No cash value. For children ages 4-12.
Watch the TRL Summer Library Song Video!
Early Literacy Skills - Importance of Reading
Join Us, Saturdays in June and July for a NEW event: 'Camp Capital' in Capital Mall!
Enjoy crafts, stories around the “campfire” by Timberland Regional Library, and live performances!
Every Saturday in June and July
1 – 3 pm at the Macy’s court.
For more details visit: capitalmallolympia.com/events
June 4 Pirate Party
June 11 Let’s Jam-boree
June 18 Mad Science Physics Phactory
June 25 Magic-palooza
July 2 Scales & Tails
July 9 Dinosaur Invasion
July 16 Ha-Ha-Happy Days
July 23 Wild West Round-Up
July 30 Time Out
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