Feb
22
Wed
Second Edition Spring Clearance Sale @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 22 all-day

Annual Winter Clearance Sale at Second Edition. Help us make room for spring fashions by clearing the store!Everything in the store is:25% OFF Feb. 18-2050% OFF Feb. 21-2375% OFF Feb. 24$8 Bag Sale on Feb. 25The bag is $8. Everything you can fit in the bag is yours!The shop will be closed on Sunday, Feb. 26 for cleaning and restocking. Put a “SPRING” in your step with our new clothing arrivals & Asian Springtime theme on Monday, Feb. 27, starting at noon.

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Tech Tutor (Registration Required) @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 22 @ 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 – Schneider vs. BAX (Netherlands) @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 22 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Schneider, a hit man, gets a call from the boss on the morning of his birthday: “It’s an easy job. With a little luck you’re back home before noon.” Schneider accepts the assignment. What was promised to be a simple hit turns out to be more than expected.All Film Club programs are free and open to the public and are shown in the library’s upstairs meeting room. 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 a lively discussion follows each film.

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Feb
23
Thu
Second Edition Spring Clearance Sale @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 23 all-day

Annual Winter Clearance Sale at Second Edition. Help us make room for spring fashions by clearing the store!Everything in the store is:25% OFF Feb. 18-2050% OFF Feb. 21-2375% OFF Feb. 24$8 Bag Sale on Feb. 25The bag is $8. Everything you can fit in the bag is yours!The shop will be closed on Sunday, Feb. 26 for cleaning and restocking. Put a “SPRING” in your step with our new clothing arrivals & Asian Springtime theme on Monday, Feb. 27, starting at noon.

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Open Computer Lab @ Bethany Library
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Need help setting up an email account, using your tablet, finding information on the web, or downloading e-books onto an e-reader? Drop by our open computer lab on Thursday mornings from 9-10 am before the library opens. Patient and knowledgeable volunteers and staff will be available to answer your questions. No registration is required, but there is limited space each session. Adults only. For more information, please call the Cedar Mill Library @ Bethany at (503) 617-READ.

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Fun for Ones @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Early Literacy skills start with songs, rhymes, books and action for walkers and an adult.Every Thursday at 10:30 am & 11:30 am, January 12 – February 9; February 23 – March 23 and April 6 – May 18.Held upstairs in the Meeting Room.

Age group
12 – 24 months

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Preschool Storytime @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Good listening skills are enhanced with longer stories, songs, rhymes, and Early Literacy fun.This program is developmentally appropriate for older children. Children 2 years and younger are asked to attend one of the sessions for younger children.Every Wednesday at 10:30 am, January 11 – February 8, February 22 – March 22, and April 5 – May 17.Every Thursday at 10:30 am, January 12 – February 9; February 23 – March 23 and April 6 – May 18.Held downstairs in the Children’s Area.

Age group
3 – 6 years

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Fun for Ones @ Cedar Mill Library
Feb 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Early Literacy skills start with songs, rhymes, books and action for walkers and an adult.Every Thursday at 10:30 am & 11:30 am, January 12 – February 9; February 23 – March 23 and April 6 – May 18.Held upstairs in the Meeting Room.

Age group
12 – 24 months

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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.
At Bethany 9-10 am on Thursdays.
Contact the reference desk with questions: 503-644-0043 x114.

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.

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

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

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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.

Note: This group will not be meeting in February.

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.