Kids Events at Cedar Mill Library

Kids looking at booksStorytime Schedule

Join us for early literacy based storytimes for kids from birth to preschool. Click on the schedule to find an age appropriate storytime for your child.

Parent Information Series Dec 18-May 2 Free sessions for adults from experts covering a variety of topics relevant for parents, caregivers and educators.

Board Game Mondays Dec 2-Dec 16 from 2-4:30 pm Don’t be bored! Come play board games with family and friends. Ages 5+

reading with dogRead to the Dogs Select Tuesdays from 6-7 pm Registration required, call (503) 644-0043 x112. Trained therapy dog and handler teams help young readers practice reading skills in a relaxed environment.

Book Sale Fri, Dec 6-Dec 16, all day. Find holiday books and media for adults and children, plus books in all genres. Proceeds support the libraries!

Coding and Crafting Hour of Code Wed, Dec 11 from 3:30-5 pm Code your favorite book to life with our Hummingbird Robotics kits. Ages 8-18

THPRD Nature Mobile  Sat Dec 14 from 10-11:30 am, Fri Jan 3 from 10:30 am-12 pm, Sat, Feb 8 from 10-11:30 am The Nature Mobile brings the environment to the library! Discover exciting new ways for your child to explore nature. Ages 5+

Lego Free Play Fri, Dec 27 from 10:30 am-12 pm A drop-in program with a STEAM challenge! Legos provided. Ages 5+

First Lego League Project Showcase Select dates and times in Dec. Teams of 4th-8th graders think like scientists and engineers as they imagine and propose innovative steps toward a sustainable future in this year’s “City Shaper” challenge. Teams must register to present their challenge solution to a live audience More info and schedule

 OBOB Mock Battle Mon Dec 30 from 10:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm for grades 3-4. Practice your battle skills as a team. For more info, check out our OBOB page. Registration required starting Dec 16, email Martaw@wccls.org

OBOB Test Your Knowledge (TYK) Fri, Jan 3 at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm for grades 3-5. Test your knowledge of the books.

Countdown to Noon Tues, Dec 31 from 11:30 am-12 pm Celebrate with crafts, games, and a count down to 12:00 (noon!) Fancy attire or costumes welcome. Ages 2+

Chinese New Year Craft Sat, Jan 25, Color your own Year of the Rat magnet! All day, all ages

Valentine’s Mailbox and Playdate with a Book Mon, Feb 10-Feb 14, all day, all ages. Make a Valentine! Check out a wrapped book and unwrap it at home for a fun surprise!

Valentine’s Craft Fri, Feb 14, all day, all ages

Leap into Science Saturday Sat, Feb 15, from 11:30 am-12:30 pm Investigate the properties of wind and air through a series of activities. Leap into Science is a nationwide program from the The Franklin Institute designed to integrate open-ended science activities with children’s books.

Home Depot Workshop Sat, Feb 29 from 10:30 am-12 pm Build with the Home Depot Kids Workshop crew. Kids will take home their creation! Ages 6-10

Kids Events at Bethany Library Annex

Kids looking at booksStorytime Schedule

Join us for early literacy based storytimes for kids from birth to preschool. Click on the schedule to find an age appropriate storytime for your child.

Parent Information Series Dec 18-May 2 Free sessions for adults from experts covering a variety of topics relevant for parents, caregivers and educators.

reading with dogRead to the Dogs Select Mondays from 6-7 pm Registration required, call (503) 617-7323. Trained therapy dog & handler teams help young readers practice reading skills in a relaxed environment, held at Bethany Library.

Turkey Craft Wed Nov 27 from 2-3 pm Make a turkey craft to take home just in time for Thanksgiving! Ages 3+

Book Sale Sat Dec 7-Dec 21 Find great reads to cozy up with this winter held at Bethany Library. Proceeds support the libraries.

OBOB 101 for Grown-Ups Mon Dec 2 from 6:30-8 pm An overview of OBOB (Oregon Battle of the Books), what to expect in a battle and preparing kids to have fun and be successful. Adults only

OBOB Test Your Knowledge Fri Dec 27 at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm Test your knowledge of the books Grades 3-5

After School Crafts Wed Dec 4, Jan 15, Feb 5 from 3:30-4:30 pm Grades K-5

Dec: Play-Doh Snowmen, Jan: Origami Winter Houses, Feb: Pom Pom Poppers

First Lego League Project Showcase Select dates and times in Dec. Teams of 4th-8th graders think like scientists and engineers as they imagine and propose innovative steps toward a sustainable future in this year’s “City Shaper” challenge. Teams must register to present their challenge solution to a live audience More info and schedule

Gingerbread houseGingerbread House Making Fri Dec 13 from 3-4 pm Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house with frosting and candy and take it home to eat. Ages 8-10

Lego Party Mon Dec 16 from 3-4 pm, Thurs Jan 2 & Fri Feb 28 from 10-11 am Cooperatively build with LEGOs or work on your own design. A different challenge each session! Ages 5-10

forest trees naturemobileTHPRD Nature Mobile Wed Dec 18 from 3:30-4:30 pm The Nature Mobile brings the environment to the library! May the Forest Be With You: Learn about the forest’s life cycles and examine trees over a 100 years old. Grades K-5

Little Ninja Warriors Thu Dec 19 & Feb 20 from 10:30 am-11 am Fun agility activities and a simple obstacle course. Ages 6-24 mos

Periodic Table Battleship Thurs Dec 26, all day The periodic table is your battlefield. Can you be the first to sink your opponent’s ships? Ages 8+ Held at Bethany Library.

Countdown to Noon! Tue Dec 31 from 11:30 am-12 pm Celebrate with crafts, games and a count down to 12:00 (noon)! Fancy attire or costumes welcome. Ages 2+

Smart Play Fri, Jan 3 & Feb 21 from 10:00 am-11:30 am Jan: Community Helper- pretend to be a nurse, construction worker, chef, or librarian. Feb: Outdoor Fun- Pretend to go camping, look for bugs, relax in a tent and cook on a fake fire. Ages 3-5

Chinese New Year Craft Fri Jan 24 from 3-4 pm Color your own Year of the Rat magnet! Ages 3+

Ballet in the Annex Sun Jan 26 from 2-2:45 pm The International Performing Arts (IPA) Rising Stars Dance Team (RSDT) proudly presents Ballet In the Annex. Learn interesting ballet stories, basic ballet knowledge and enjoy a few dances, including both classical ballet selections and contemporary dances performed by RSDT members. Come enjoy the magic of dance and celebrate the Chinese New Year! All ages.

Paper valentine craftsValentine’s Party Fri Feb 14 from 10-11 am Make a valentine and go on a heart shape hunt. Ages 3-5

Valentine’s Craft Fri Feb 14 from 3-4 pm Grades K-5

STEM Fun Mon Feb 17 from 3-4 pm Explore core concepts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with our hands-on activities. Grades 3-5

World Languages Playgroup Thurs Feb 27 from 10-11 am Speak to your child in the language you know best! Connect with other families as you read, play and socialize. Ages 0-6