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Dec
9
Thu
Spanish Online Conversation Hour @ Online
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Spanish Online Conversation Hour @ Online

Want to practice your Spanish with other language learners? Join librarian Alice Pérez Ververa for a Spanish language conversation hour on Thursday, December 9th at 6:30 PM. The conversation hour is not an instructional course but rather a great opportunity to chat and improve your Spanish language skills through facilitated conversation. This program will be held online via Zoom. Register to receive an email on the day of the event with information about joining the Zoom meeting.

Dec
17
Fri
Owl Book Group (online) @ Online
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us this month to discuss Crow Lake by Mary Lawson.

This event will be held online via Zoom. If you already receive e-mail from the Owl Book Group, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event.

If you’re new, welcome! Please e-mail angelam@wccls.org to receive a link for the event a few days before it happens.

The group typically meets on the last Friday of each month. Newcomers are always welcome!

For a complete list of titles, past and present, see the comprehensive list on the Book Clubs page..

Dec
18
Sat
Voices in Verse
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites.

This event will be held online via Zoom. If you already receive e-mail from Voices in Verse, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event.

If you’re new, welcome! Please e-mail angelam@wccls.org to receive a link and password for the event a few days before it happens.

Dec
19
Sun
Writers’ Mill @ Online
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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. Newcomers welcome!

This event will be held online via Zoom. If you already receive e-mail from the Writer’s Mill, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event.

If you’re new, welcome! Please e-mail angelam@wccls.org to receive a link and password for the event a few days before it happens.

Group website: portlandwritersmill.org

See the group’s anthologies in the library catalog.

For more information, contact group facilitator Sheila Deeth at SheilaD@portlandwritersmill.org.

Jan
6
Thu
Positive Parenting to Create a Happy Home – Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Transform misbehavior into connection and cooperation. Bring your parenting questions and challenges to this monthly workshop.

Presented by Positive Discipline Parent Educator, Megan Barella.

Register to receive an email on the day of the event with information about joining the Zoom meeting. When you register, it will register you for the entire series through February.

First Thursday of the month 7:00-8:00 pm: October 7, November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3

Jan
16
Sun
Writers’ Mill @ Online
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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. Newcomers welcome!

This event will be held online via Zoom. If you already receive e-mail from the Writer’s Mill, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event.

If you’re new, welcome! Please e-mail angelam@wccls.org to receive a link and password for the event a few days before it happens.

Group website: portlandwritersmill.org

See the group’s anthologies in the library catalog.

For more information, contact group facilitator Sheila Deeth at SheilaD@portlandwritersmill.org.

Jan
18
Tue
Libraries Association Board Meeting
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries Association Board of Directors meets on Zoom on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Board meetings are open to the public. To receive a link to the Zoom meeting, please contract cmldevelopment@wccls.org or (503) 644-0043 x121.

The Association is the governing entity that operates the Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries, Second Edition Resale Shop , and our ongoing Book Sale. Unlike a “Friends” organization solely responsible for fundraising, the Association guides the libraries and ensures they remain responsive to community needs.

Association members are eligible to vote for and serve on the 11 member Board of Directors. Board members serve 3-year terms during which they attend monthly board meetings, serve on standing committees, fundraise, recruit potential board members, and act as ambassadors for the libraries.

Interested in joining the Board? Board members are elected from our membership group. Become a member of the Association by making a donation.

Jan
22
Sat
Voices in Verse
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites.

This event will be held online via Zoom. If you already receive e-mail from Voices in Verse, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event.

If you’re new, welcome! Please e-mail angelam@wccls.org to receive a link and password for the event a few days before it happens.

See All Library Events

Ongoing adult events

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

Owl Book Group

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.

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. 
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.