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Events at Cedar Mill

Oct
21
Mon
OBOB 101 for Grown-ups @ Cedar Mill Library
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
OBOB 101 for Grown-ups @ Cedar Mill Library | Portland | Oregon | United States

Want to know what OBOB is all about? This workshop will provide an overview of the program, cover what to expect during a battle and give tips on preparing kids to have fun and be successful. Participants will view a clip from the OBOB state final battle.

Adults only.
Held in the meeting room upstairs.

Oct
22
Tue
Technology Open Lab @ Cedar Mill Library
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Technology Open Lab @ Cedar Mill Library | Portland | Oregon | United States

Need help getting your digital photos organized, adding an app to your smartphone or updating your email contacts?

Cedar Mill Library offers drop-in Technology Open Lab twice a week. Open Lab is perfect for getting started with basic computer skills and working with devices like tablets and smartphones.

Technology Open Lab meets on Tuesday mornings, 10 am – Noon downstairs by the Reference Desk and Thursday afternoons, 3-5 pm in the upstairs meeting room.

Volunteers and staff will be available to answer questions. Bring your own computer, tablet, smart phone or e-reader with you to get assistance or use one of our laptops to practice. No registration is required, but there is limited space each session. For more information please ask at the Adult Reference Desk or call 503-644-0043 X114.

Twos Together @ Cedar Mill Library
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Twos Together @ Cedar Mill Library | Portland | Oregon | United States

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories perfect for active toddlers while learning about early literacy skills. Ages 24-36 months.

Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30, September 10 – October 23 and November 5 – December 18.

Held upstairs in the meeting room.

Read to the Dogs @ Bethany Library
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Read to the Dogs @ Bethany Library | Portland | Oregon | United States

School age children, who are beginning or struggling readers, can develop their skills in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment while reading to a therapy dog.
To register, drop by or call (503) 644-0043 ext. 112.

Due to the popularity of this program, we ask that you please sign up for a maximum of two 30-minute session per quarter.

Full Cedar Mill schedule

Events at Bethany

Oct
21
Mon
Read to the Dogs @ Cedar Mill Library
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Read to the Dogs @ Cedar Mill Library | Portland | Oregon | United States

Read to the Dogs is a program that pairs young readers with trained dog-and-handler teams.  This program helps children develop their reading skills in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment.

Reservations are Required.  To register, drop by or call the Bethany Library at (503) 617-7323.
Due to the popularity of this program, we ask that you please sign up for a maximum of one 30-minute session per quarter.

Oct
22
Tue
Preschool Storytime @ Bethany Library Annex
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

An interactive storytime filled with books, music and rhymes that focus on developing skills needed to get ready to read. Grownups are encouraged to join the fun by participating alongside the kids.

Ages 3-6 years.

Preschool Play & Learn @ Bethany Library Annex
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a playgroup right after storytime. Families are welcome even if they do not attend storytime.

Ages 3-6 years.

Oct
23
Wed
Twos Together @ Bethany Library Annex
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories perfect for active toddlers while learning about early literacy skills.

Ages 24-36 months.

Full Bethany schedule

Jop Opening: Youth Readers Assistant

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Teen Book Review: Girl in the Blue Coat

Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days finding and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the German army invaded.