Adult Summer Reading - Escape the Ordinary
Welcome to the Adult Summer Reading Page!
Escape the Ordinary this summer with Adult Summer Reading. Track of your reading and attend a host of exciting programs! We'll even alert you when you've won a gift card from Elements Frozen Yogurt! You can write and share reviews of what your reading as well as comment on other reviews.
You can access the Summer Reader software through your mobile device, via the Library's website. If you need assistance, Library staff will be available to help you sign up for Summer Reading at either the Reference or Children's Desks.
Summer Reading runs from June 15th through August 15th.
Prizes will be available beginning June 15th.
Summer Reading Events
Read a Classic Book Group
July 8th at 7:00 p.m.
We've selected Moby Dick by Herman Melville and scheduled a member of the Melville Society to lead the book group discussion. Group kicks off with an introduction on July 8th. We will have 10 copies of the book but encourage participants to bring their own copy. Read this classic this summer and finish up with a book discussion in mid-August.
Wednesday, July 15th at 7:00 PM
In the Library's Meeting Rooms
Learn the fundamentals of calligraphy and create stunning personal greeting cards with the elegant art of the pointed pen. Kim Zeiger from the Tacoma Calligraphy Guild will provide instruction. All materials will be provided.
Space is limited and registration is required. Call 253-841-5454 or visit the library to register.
Women in Comics
Tuesday, July 21st at 6:30 p.m.
South Meeting Room
The owner of Fantasium Comics & Games will offer a program on what makes a successful comic shop and discuss gender, stereotypes and comics. This program is open to teens and adults.
Fantasy Sports - Get in the Game!
Tuesday, July 28th at 7:00 p.m.
Everything you need to know to master the basics and join a league. Don't get left out of America's biggest pastime. this program will cover baseball and football fantasy leagues, along with fundamentals for setting up a team, draft strategies, and web resources.
Cake Decoration Master
Wednesday, August 12th at 7:00 p.m.
Got Cake? Let's Decorate! learn some tricks and skills for turning out piping and beautiful flowers for fabulous cake and cupcake decorations. Includes a quick demonstration of fondant. All materials will be provided for this introductory class.
Space is limited and registration is required. Visit the library or call 253-841-5454 to register.
All of our Adult Summer Reading programs are made possible by the generosity of Elements Frozen Yogurt and the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library.