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Jul
8
Wed
(Online) Three on a Theme Book Talk
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Join us on Facebook Wednesdays at 5pm as library assistant Becca brings us three book recommendations that all share a common theme!

Past videos are on YouTube

To see other books on the same theme, visit our Bibliocommons page and start reading!

(Online) Writing a Dynamic College Application Essay
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn tips about how to approach the college application essay from independent college counselor, Eric Delehoy. Meant for teens and parents approaching the college application process(generally 16 and up). Program will be done through Zoom. Register here and we will send out meeting details the day before the event. Presentation will be recorded.

Jul
15
Wed
(Online) Three on a Theme Book Talk
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Join us on Facebook Wednesdays at 5pm as library assistant Becca brings us three book recommendations that all share a common theme!

Past videos are on YouTube

To see other books on the same theme, visit our Bibliocommons page and start reading!

Jul
19
Sun
(Online) Writers’ Mill
Jul 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 laurab@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.

Jul
22
Wed
(Online) Three on a Theme Book Talk
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Join us on Facebook Wednesdays at 5pm as library assistant Becca brings us three book recommendations that all share a common theme!

Past videos are on YouTube

To see other books on the same theme, visit our Bibliocommons page and start reading!

Jul
25
Sat
(Online) Voices in Verse Poetry Group
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites. The group meets on the fourth Saturday morning of each month.

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 laurab@wccls.org to receive a link and password for the event a few days before it happens.

Jul
29
Wed
(Online) Three on a Theme Book Talk
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Join us on Facebook Wednesdays at 5pm as library assistant Becca brings us three book recommendations that all share a common theme!

Past videos are on YouTube

To see other books on the same theme, visit our Bibliocommons page and start reading!

Jul
31
Fri
(Online) Owl Book Group
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us virtually this month to discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

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 laurab@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, click here.

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Ongoing adult events

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

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.

Technology Open Lab

Our drop-in Technology Open Lab programs are perfect for getting started on basic skills or working on a specific project like setting up an email account or formatting your resume.  Use one of our laptops or bring your own device.  We assist with all kinds of gadgets like smartphones, tablets, ereaders, and cameras.
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, x114.

Find more computer classes on our Technology Learning 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.