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Summer Reading Challenge 2017 “Build a Better World” June 1 through Aug. 31

Our annual Summer Reading Challenge for children, teens & adults kicks is here! The Challenge is free, fun, and promotes literacy while encouraging children, teens, adults, and families to discover new books, attend programs, and enjoy their community all summer. All age groups can win great prizes, too.

Registration is closed.

Adult programs | Children's programs | Summer Reading Program

Adult programs

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 p.m. Job Search Success
  • 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Resume Ready
  • 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Skills for Work & Life
10 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 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
12 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. Age 18 and over, please.
19 Solar and Lunar Eclipses
1:30 p.m.

Dr. Torley will prepare you for the historic solar eclipse in a fun and informative way. This class is geared to all ages. Attendees can also receive a free pair of eclipse-viewing glasses. We have a limited supply of glasses. Tickets for the glasses will be handed out to program attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets can be exchanged for glasses at the end of the program (while supplies last).
24 Gardening: Seed Sharing
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Our final gardening class of the season will highlight seed saving and sharing techniques. Be sure to visit the Seeds for Sharing library while you’re here, too!
26 Craft: “I Want it All” Artbooks
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Olga will help participants create unique ten-page collage "I want it all" artbooks filled with personal meaning. All supplies, including papers, cloth, feathers and more will be provided. Ages 16 and over. Class space is limited, please preregister at 503-655-8543.

Children's programs

WiggleTime: Books for Babies 0-2 Years
Mondays at 11 a.m. (Aug. 7, Aug. 14) No session Aug. 21, Aug. 28, or Sept. 4
Tuesdays at 1 p.m. (Aug. 1, Aug. 8, Aug. 15) No session Aug. 22 or Aug. 29

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!

Family Storytime 2+ Years
Fridays at 11 a.m. (Aug. 4, Aug. 11, Aug. 18) No session Aug. 25 or Sept. 1
Saturdays at 11 a.m. (Aug. 5, Aug. 12, Aug. 19) No session Aug. 26 or Sept. 2

Storytime isn’t just about books! Each storytime is followed with a craft, which encourages creativity and develops early literacy skills that will help children learn to read when they get older.

August
19 Solar and Lunar Eclipses
1:30 p.m.

Dr. Torley will prepare you for the historic solar eclipse in a fun and informative way. This class is geared to all ages. Attendees can also receive a free pair of eclipse-viewing glasses. We have a limited supply of glasses. Tickets for the glasses will be handed out to program attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets can be exchanged for glasses at the end of the program (while supplies last).
19 Puppy Tales K-4: Read to a Dog
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Give your kindergarten-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 session with Salishan (a Pet Partners dog) and her handler, Tessa, by calling 503-655-8543.

Here is a printable version of the program calendar for July and August.

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