Lacey Loves to Read!

  • Lacey Loves to Read a stack of books with a heart.

    Lacey Loves to Read is a community reading initiative designed to encourage our area students to become lifelong readers and learners. Activities include a district-wide bookmark creation contest, short story writing events, and more. A notable children's author visits each year to share insights on writing and reading and foster a culture of reading in our school community.

2023-24 Featured Author: Donna Barba Higuera

  • Donna Barba HigueraA Newbery Medal, PNBA, Cybils, and Pura Belpré Award-winning children's author of The Last Cuentista and Lupe Wong Won't Dance, among other titles. Donna Barba Higuera grew up in central California in a mixed-race family. She now lives in Washington with her family, three dogs, and two frogs.

    Meet the author event: February 15, 2024

Books by Donna Barba Higuera

  • The Last CuentistaThe Yellow Handkerchief book coverLupe Wong Won't Dance book coverAlebrijes book coverEl Cucuy is Scared Too! book cover

Teen Writing & Art Contest!

  • Teen Writing and Art ContestShare your creativity! For grades 6-12, submit your short story, poem, or art. Prizes and more for the winners! Entry deadline: January 13, 2024!

    Entry form & more info >>

Bookmark Contest Winners!

Thank you to our amazing partners & sponsors!

  • North Thurston Public Schools logo In partnership with the Timberland Regional LibraryFriends of the Lacey LibraryLacey Parks Culture & Recreation
    Sponsored by:
     North Thurston Education Foundation logo  Right! Systems Inc logoOlympia's KGY 95.3 LogoBrowsers Book Shop Logo