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Adult programs

July
30 Book Talk Oregon’s Main Street: US Highway 99
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cruise with authors Jo-Brew and Pat Edwards as they travel what was once known as the Pacific Highway, before being declared the longest improved highway in the country in 1928. Jo and Pat’s collaboration has yielded two books about this beloved roadway, The Stories and The Folk History.
August
9 WorkSource Clackamas Career Workshop Series
12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Northwest Family Services can help with all aspects of your job search. Attend the whole series, including:
  • 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Job Search Success
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Resume Ready
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Skills for Work & Life
10 WorkSource Clackamas Career Workshop Series
12:30 p.m. to 5 pm
Northwest Family Services can help with all aspects of your job search. Attend the whole series, including:
  • 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Social Media & Job Searching
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Acing the Interview
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Interview Coaching
13 Beyond Crayons: Adult Coloring
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Spend time coloring with other adults – a relaxing and social activity! All supplies are provided. Ages 18 and over, please.
20 History Lecture (Double-Header): Pompeii and Herculaneum
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Dr. Roy Torley takes you on a tour of two cities that vanished in a volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius almost 2000 years ago. Learn how these cities’ citizens lived and how those lives were suddenly frozen in time. New archeological discoveries provide a mirror into a civilization buried and forgotten over the centuries, but still being uncovered today. Great for ages 10-110!
27 Craft: Sun-Catcher Fused Glass Workshop
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Becca Kenck-Crispin from Wells Glass Studio will help participants learn the basics of glass cutting and fusion while creating beautiful sun-catchers. All supplies will be provided. Pieces will be taken back to the studio for firing, and may be picked up at the library at a later date. Class is limited to 14 participants aged 16 and over. Pre-registration is required by calling 503-655-8543.

Children's programs

Note: No Wiggle-Time or Family Storytime sessions will be held between August 22nd and September 5th.

Mondays (August 1, August 8, August 15 – No sessions August 22, August 29, or September 5)
11 a.m. to noon
Wiggle-Time 0–24 Months

Tiny tots and their grownups can enjoy some wiggly fun with lots of singing, fingerplays, and a few stories.

Fridays (August 5, August 12, August 19 – No sessions August 26 or September 2)
11 a.m. to noon
Family Storytime 2–5 Years

Learn and play with stories and songs. Get creative after storytime with different activities.

July
28 Thrilling Thursdays: Family Fun Musical Review
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Come and tap your feet with Eric Herman for a fun family concert. Part of our Summer Reading Program!
August
4 Thrilling Thursdays: Henrik Bothe
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 pm
Juggler, magician and comedian Henrik Bothe presents his Yes, You Can! show. All ages. Part of our Summer Reading Program!
6 Let’s LEGO
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
We’ll supply the LEGOs; you bring your creativity! Build with other LEGO fans and then tear down your creations.
20 Puppy Tales K-4: Read to a Dog
10 a.m. to Noon
Give your kindergartener-4th grader practice reading aloud to a trained therapy dog. One-on-one sessions build confidence for beginning and reluctant readers. Sign up for a 15-minute session with Salishan (a Pet Partners dog) and her handler, Tessa.
27 Baby Sign Language in Play
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sign, sing, play and learn about your baby’s development in this class taught by licensed speech-language pathologist and early childhood specialist Christina Schabow.

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Tuesday - Thursday: Noon to 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.

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