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Welcome to WSA Summer Reading!
It's officially summer as of June 20, 2020 - the Summer Solstice. Celebrate the season by playing, relaxing ...and reading! See the Grade Level tabs in the navigation above for reading lists and recommendations.
This summer, try something new! Check out the blogs and podcasts at Book Riot or download free audiobooks from SYNC. Check out our local public libraries too!
Return to the WSA Library homepage to find links to many online databases and other helpful resources.
SYNC - Audiobooks for Teens
Download free audiobooks at
Two books will be available each week, April 30 through July 29.
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 30, 2020, SYNC will give away two complete audiobooks a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download. SYNC is sponsored by AudioFile Magazine and delivered by OverDrive.
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens, April 30 - May 27
Free audiobooks for teens! April 30 - May 6 (The 57 Bus and Monday's Not Coming); May 7 - May 7 - May 13 (Picture Us in the Light and Secret Soldiers); May 12 - May 20 (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust and Stalking Jack the Ripper); and May 21 - May 27 (Sisters Matsumoto and Disappeared)
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens, May 28 - June 24
Free audiobooks for teens! May 28 - June 3 (In Search of Us and Serpent & Dove); June 4 - 10 (Like No Other and Into White); June 11 - 17 (Easy Prey and Mark of the Raven); and June 19 - June 24 (The Music of What Happens and The Brontë Plot).
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens, June 25 - July 22
Free audiobooks for teens! June 25 - July 1 (The Silence Between Us and Mexican Whiteboy); July 2 - July 8 (Fresh Ink and Hope Nation); July 9 - July 15 (A Christmas Carol and Twelfth Night); and July 16 - July 22 (Fake and New York 2140).
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens, July 2 - July 29
Free audiobooks for teens! July 2 - July 8 (Fresh Ink and Hope Nation); July 9 - July 15 (A Christmas Carol and Twelfth Night); July 16 - July 22 (Fake and New York 2140); and July 23 - July 29 ( Kindred and Burn Baby Burn).
Check Out Our Local Public Libraries!
Kitsap Regional Library
Kitsap Regional Library (KRL) has nine community libraries in Kitsap County. KRL has more than half a million physical items in its collection, bolstered by online access to downloadable e-books, audiobooks and music, and free access to dozens of online research tools.
Port Townsend Public Library
The Port Townsend Public Library has print and digital books, magazines, and audio books, along with as subscription databases for research.
This guide is based on one created by Leigh Mantle, Resource Librarian at the Harpeth Hall School, Ann Scott Carell Library in Nashville, Tennessee.