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Adult programs

Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon (Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 26)
eBook/eAudiobook APPointments
Get personalized, hands-on help learning to use your smartphone, tablet, eReader or computer to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks using our CloudLibrary or Library2go/OverDrive applications (APPs). Call 503-655-8543 to make a 30- or 60-minute APPointment.

Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 28)
12-Week Citizenship (ESL) Class (18+ Years)
Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers FREE 12-week citizenship classes for ESL speakers and N-400 application services with accredited immigration counselors. Winter term at the Oak Lodge Library runs every Wednesday January 10 through March 28, 2018. Classes are open to anyone who has had their green card for five years or more (three if married to a U.S. citizen). Please bring your green card to register at your first class session.

Important: Students need to bring their green card to the first day they attend. New students are welcome to join anytime during the first three weeks of classes.

February
10 Beyond Crayons: Adult Coloring (18+ Years)
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Relax and socialize with other adults – a welcome respite in this busy season. Free of charge, with all supplies provided. No registration needed-drop in anytime during the session. .
14 WorkSource Clackamas Career Workshop Series (18+ Years)
12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • 12:30-2 p.m. Job Search Success
  • 2-3:30 p.m. Resume Ready
  • 3:30-5 p.m. Skills for Work & Life
14 Music: Valentine’s Day Violin Concert (All Ages)
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
There’s nothing more romantic than violin music! Join us to hear classically-trained violinist David Mixer play love songs, old and new. Great, free entertainment for sweethearts of all ages!
15 WorkSource Clackamas Career Workshop Series (18+ Years)
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 p.m. Social Media & Job Searching
  • 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Acing the Interview
  • 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Interview Coaching
15 Beginning Genealogy
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Genealogical Forum of Oregon President Laurel Smith continues her popular genealogical course. Using participants’ ancestors, Laurel covers various topics related to genealogical research and organization.
22 Gardening: Guide to Spring Planting (All Ages)
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
It’s the kickoff of our Gardening Series! This month, join Oak Grove resident and expert gardener Arthur Moore as he shares his year-round gardening wisdom. Topics may include soil prep, fertilizing, mulching, slugs, and planting early spring crops!
24 Fused Glass Jewelry (16+ Years)
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join Becca to learn basic glass techniques used to create fused glass rings, pendants, or magnets. All supplies will be provided, no experience required. After class, the jewelry pieces will be taken for firing and may be picked up at the library at a later date. Class fills quickly—please preregister at 503-655-8543.
January
29 Public Meeting for Oak Lodge Library
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Rex Putnam School - 4950 SE Roethe Rd., Milwaukie OR

Join the conversation and help shape your library’s future by attending this important meeting. The City of Gladstone and Clackamas County are moving forward with a plan to build two new libraries in Gladstone and Oak Grove/Jennings Lodge. This meeting will discuss the next steps in the library replacement project and gather your input. Learn more information and sign up for updates via email.

Children's programs

Mondays at 11 a.m. (Feb. 5 only)
Tuesdays at 1 p.m. (Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 27)
WiggleTime: Books for Babies (0-2 Years)
Stories, rhymes and playtime for tiny tots and their grown-ups. Caregivers will get fun ideas for activities that encourage interaction and early literacy. Mingle, stay and play afterward!

Mondays at 11 a.m. (Feb. 12, Feb. 26)
Baby Sign Language in Play (0-2 Years)
Use sign language to help improve communication between you and your child with Christina, a licensed speech and language pathologist and early childhood specialist. Fun classes with lots of activities to keep everyone engaged.

Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. (Feb. 8, Feb. 22)
Homeschoolers’ Science Lab (5+ Years)
Watch and explore winter-themed science experiments in this program designed specifically for our homeschooling families. No registration required.

Fridays at 11 a.m. (Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23)
Family Storytime (2-5 Years)
Storytime isn’t just about books! Each storytime is followed with a craft, which encourages creativity and develops early literacy skills that help children learn to read as they get older.

Saturdays at 11 a.m. (Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24)
Saturday Storytime (All Ages)
Join us to hear great books, sing songs, and share laughs. Each storytime is followed by a fun, themed craft activity!

Febuary
3 Let’s LEGO (5+ Years)
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.
14 Music: Valentine’s Day Violin Concert (All Ages)
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
There’s nothing more romantic than violin music! Join us to hear classically-trained violinist David Mixer play love songs, old and new. Great, free entertainment for sweethearts of all ages!
17 Puppy Tales: Read to a Dog (K-4th Grade)
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Read to a real dog! Give your child the chance to practice reading aloud to a trained therapy dog. One-on-one sessions build confidence for beginning and reluctant readers. Children will have approximately 15 minutes to read with Salishan (a Pet Partners dog) and her handler, Tessa. Please register by calling 503-655-8543.

Here is a printable version of the program calendar for January and February.

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Oak Lodge Library

Phone number 503-655-8543
Email oaklodge@lincc.org
Address 16201 SE McLoughlin Blvd.
Oak Grove, OR 97267
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Hours Monday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.
Hours Closed: Feb. 19, 2018 (Presidents' Day)