Library programs

Adult programs | Children's programs

Libraries Rock: 2018 Summer Reading Challenge June 1 through Aug. 31, 2018
Aug. 4, 2018 is the last day to sign up for all age groups (kids, teens and adults)

Adult programs

Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Aug. 1, Aug. 8, Aug. 15, Aug. 22, Aug. 29)
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. Summer term at the Oak Lodge Library runs every Wednesday July 11 through September 26, 2018 (if minimum class size is achieved). Classes are open to anyone who’s had their green card five years or more (three if married to a U.S. citizen). Please bring your green card to register at your first class session.


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. 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

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

Beyond Crayons: Adult Coloring (18+ Years)
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Relax and socialize with other adults – a very enjoyable experience! Free of charge, with all supplies provided. No registration needed--drop in anytime during the session. This month we’ll feature magnetic picture frames to color – just in time for your vacation photos (while supplies last).

23 Organic Gardening: Tomato Tasting and Seed Saving (18+ Years)
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Local gardeners help you plan your garden, harvest your crops, and save seeds for next season. Specific topics will vary. This month's topic, presented by Kay Everts, is "tomato tasting and seed saving". Please note the earlier start time of 6:00 pm! Be sure to check out our Seeds for Sharing seed library while you’re at the library!
25 Craft: Color Your Sneakers
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Olga is back with a unique project—bring a pair of white cloth tennies (old or new!) and turn them into a masterpiece! You provide the shoes, we’ll provide everything else (including a matching visor to decorate). Preregister by calling the library at 503-655-8543. Age 18+, please.

Youth programs

Mondays at 11 a.m. (Aug. 6, Aug. 13, Aug. 20)
Yoga & Wellness Storytime (Families with Kids of All Ages)

Enjoy a free, fun 45-minute yoga class for kids and their adults taught by Organic Movement. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel. No registration required.

Tuesdays at 1 p.m. (Aug. 7, Aug. 14 - NO SESSIONS Aug. 21, Aug. 28, Sep. 4)
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!

Fridays at 11 a.m. (Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17 - NO SESSIONS Aug. 24, Aug. 31)
Family Storytime (2+ 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. (Aug. 4, Aug. 11, Aug. 18 - NO SESSIONS Aug. 25, Sep. 1)
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!

2 Our final Thrilling Thursday features free lunch through the Summer Food Program and a great performance as part of the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge!
12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. - Free Lunch: Served in partnership with the North Clackamas School District to children and youth up to 18 years of age. Food must be eaten on-site!
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wonderful, Wild Wonders: Creature Teachers will amaze you with scaly creatures, including lizards and snakes of all shapes and sizes! This program will allow participants to learn about and meet exotic reptiles and other animals from around the world. All ages welcome.
4 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.

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