Driftwood Public Library is ready to blast into A Universe of Stories!

The 2019 summer reading program, for all ages from babies to adults, began June 1. All ages can sign up to be a part of the adventure. Reading throughout the summer months is rewarded with incentives as well as fun programs offered free to the community.

Teen Tuesdays (for 6th grade and up) begins June 18 and runs each week beginning at 3 p.m. Family nights with performances from juggling, to storytelling, to dance and much more begins Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 p.m.

The family nights are sponsored by Driftwood Friends of Driftwood Public Library and the Lincoln County Library District, and lodging is provided by D’Sands Condominium Motel. Summer Reading Club evenings continue every Wednesday evening through Aug. 14. All events are free and open to all ages.

June 19

RISEUP with Kacey - Kacey MacCalister is a motivational speaker and entertainer who never defines himself as handicapped, even though he has no legs. Watch him climb ladders, skateboard, defy all odds and use his wheel chair as an extension of his body.

June 26

Tears of Joy Theater - Larger than life puppets take the stage with ‘Pegasus and the Stories of the Stars’!

July 3

Slug Races - Bring your own slug to race. This is a bi-annual event: come cheer on your favorite slug and be prepared to stay a while!

July 10

Mo Phillips - A goofball Portland singer-songwriter who will ‘wow’ any crowd, especially if you think like a kid.

July 17

Chris Leebrick - A storyteller for all ages: “Storytelling may be the world’s oldest art form. The need to hear and tell stories is inherent, and through the power of story we can grow in our understanding of what it means to be human.”

July 24

Dance team ‘After Dark’ - Watch an incredible group of young dancers spin their stuff doing the Lindy, Swing, Ballroom and much more in this incredible Universe of Dance.

July 31

Explosions Inc. - Experience incredible, larger than life, science demonstrations that will stun the audience.

August 7

Rhys Thomas - Need we say more? Jugglemania: hilarity and dexterity.

August 14

Creature Teachers - Wonderful bugs and crawling things visit the library live.

Driftwood Public Library is located on the second floor at 801 SW HWY 101 in Lincoln City, just across the street from Burger King and adjacent to McKay’s Market.

For further information, please contact the children’s coordinator, Teena Nelson, at 541-996-1258, or via email at


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