Mar
29
Wed
Letter of the Day Craft @ Bethany Library
Mar 29 all-day

Hooray for letters! A different letter craft will be offered each day during Spring Break. Available while supplies last.

Age Group
All Ages

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Spring Cleaning Book Sale @ Bethany Library
Mar 29 all-day

Spring has officially begun, which means that it’s time for our annual Spring Cleaning Sale! If you’re in the mood for something great to read at an excellent price, stop by and see what suits your fancy! The sale starts on Saturday, March 18, and ends on Saturday, April 1. See you then!

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Elephant and Piggie Party @ Cedar Mill Library
Mar 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Elephant and Piggy Party: A
party is the perfect way to celebrate Elephant and Piggy! Play the “I Can Throw
a Ball!” ball toss, try walking with a “Bird on your Head”, make Elephant and
Piggie puppets and more!Drop in between 10:30 and 12:00.Held upstairs in the meeting room.

Age group
3 years and up

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Intro to Your iPad [Registration Required] @ Cedar Mill Library
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class offers hands-on help for iPad owners. Class topics include buttons and basics, connecting to Wi-Fi, photos and music on your iPad plus checking out e-books from your library. This three-part class takes place during one week. Students will need to bring their own iPad, fully charged, for hands-on time in class.

Registration Required

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Tech Tutor (Registration Required) @ Cedar Mill Library
Mar 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cedar Mill Library offers one-on-one Tech Tutoring sessions by appointment on most Wednesday evenings.These 1/2 hour sessions with a volunteer instructor can be reserved for Library2Go and Cloud Library e-book questions, as well as, basic help with computers, tablets and smartphones. This is a great place to get assistance downloading e-books, formatting your resume or getting your first email account set up.Limited appointments are available each week so visit the Adult Reference Desk or call 503-644-0043 and press 3 to reserve your time.

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Film Club: Second Coming (UK) @ Cedar Mill Library
Mar 29 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

In present day London, Jackie is pregnant and knows her husband Mark is not the father. She insists that she has been faithful to him. Mark and their son JJ don’t know what to say. Second Coming follows this close family over a year as they navigate their way through family life in the aftermath of an unexplained pregnancy.
Film Club programs are free, open to the public and are shown in the Cedar Mill Library’s upstairs meeting room. Bonus short films are shown at 6:15 pm followed by the evening’s feature film at 6:30 pm. Selected films may contain objectionable material; therefore Film Club attendance is recommended for adults, aged 18 and over. Coffee, tea and popcorn are provided, and participants are welcome to stay after the film for discussion.

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Mar
30
Thu
Letter of the Day Craft @ Bethany Library
Mar 30 all-day

Hooray for letters! A different letter craft will be offered each day during Spring Break. Available while supplies last.

Age Group
All Ages

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Spring Cleaning Book Sale @ Bethany Library
Mar 30 all-day

Spring has officially begun, which means that it’s time for our annual Spring Cleaning Sale! If you’re in the mood for something great to read at an excellent price, stop by and see what suits your fancy! The sale starts on Saturday, March 18, and ends on Saturday, April 1. See you then!

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All events are at Cedar Mill’s main location, except where noted.

Open Computer Lab

Drop by the library for help with computer skills, Internet, email, word processing and e-book downloading.
At Cedar Mill Tuesday mornings from 10am-noon and Thursday afternoons, 3-5 pm in the upstairs meeting room.
Contact the reference desk with questions: 503-644-0043, press 3.

Find more computer classes on our Technology Learning page.

CALM (Coloring and Listening Moments)

Coloring and Listening Moments (CALM) is a new program for adults that takes place every 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30pm. To enhance your coloring experience, a portion of the evening will include listening to a special guest reading of a short story from the library’s collection.

This program is designed for adults and older teens (age 16+). Coloring pens and printed designs will be provided and participants are encouraged to bring whatever coloring supplies they enjoy using.

Film Club

Our Film Club meets the last Wednesday evening of each month at 6:30pm.
Join us for a variety of intriguing films, most of which are Film Movement titles.
Selected films are not previewed and may contain objectionable material. Film Club is recommended for adults, aged 18 and over. Coffee, tea and popcorn are provided, and a lively discussion follows each film.
Contact the reference desk with questions: 503-644-0043 x114.

Owl Book Group

See Current Selections

Our book group typically meets on the last Friday of each month at 10:30am. Newcomers welcome!

Contact the reference desk with questions: 503-644-0043 x114.

See past titles and more on our Book Clubs page.

Rhythm/Drum Circle

Join the library’s Feel the Rhythm Community Drum Circle on the last Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm.
Develop your rhythmic abilities while strengthening the group as a whole. Come join the beat!
Bring your favorite drum &/or percussion instrument (shaker, tambourine, bell, flute, etc.) and please bring extra drums &/or percussion instruments if you have any to share.
This program is designed for adults and older teens (age 16+). No prior experience required & newcomers always welcome!
Contact Dawn at dawna (at) wccls (dot) org or 503-644-0043 x121 for more details.

Scrapbook Club

Scrapbook Club meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 1-3pm.
Join us for tips and tricks on creating scrapbooks. Work on your own projects as you socialize and learn from each other. For teens 16+ and adults. Contact: Sage 503-292-4175.

Note: Scrapbook Club is currently on break through February. We’ll see you in March!

Song Circle

This dynamic group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm.
Sing well-known pop and folk songs of the 60s & 70’s. This group is for adult & older teen (16+) singers and acoustic instrument players. Newcomers welcome!
Contact Dawn at dawna (at) wccls (dot) org or 503-644-0043 x121 for more details. Find more details and our song list on our Song Circle page.

Voices in Verse

Our poetry group meets the 4th Saturday of each month at 10:30am.
Join us for open mic poetry. Come and read or just listen.
Contact the reference desk with questions: 503-644-0043 x114.

Writers’ Mill

The Writers’ Mill meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 1-3 pm. (note: In April we will meet on the 4th Sunday, April 23rd)
Whether you’re writing just for fun, hoping for publication, or planning to self-publish, join us for a hands-on inspiring gathering of people who love to write.
Group website: portlandwritersmill.org
See the group’s anthologies in the library catalog.
For details, or to get a 1-page info sheet, contact Sheila Deeth, Facilitator, at SheilaD (at) portlandwritersmill (dot) org.