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Storytimes and Programs

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The library offers extensive opportunities for children. Summer Reading Club begins June 2. Join us beginning Tuesday, June 17 for the summer storytime series, and see below for our schedule of special programs.



Summer Reading Club begins June 2! 
Ask at the Children's Desk for the 2014 Library Scavenger Hunt.  Win a flying prize!

Print the Summer 2014 Calendar

Please note: The Spring Storytime session has ended. Summer storytimes begin Tuesday, June 17.

Baby Storytime (birth through 18 months)
     Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m.

Toddler Storytime (19 months to three years old)
     Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m.

Preschool Storytime (three to five years old)
     Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Special Series: Musical Laptime with Colette Fallon (birth through 18 months)
Fridays at 10:30 a.m. on June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1 and 8
Gentle music activities. Made possible by the Friends of the Library


Please note:  Sign up is required for craft programs.  Call 503.697.6580 to register.

Paper Plate Birds
     Tuesday, June 24, or Wednesday, June 25 at 11:00 a.m.
     Sign up begins Tuesday, May 6.

Starfish Puppet Scene
Tuesday, July 29, or Wednesday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m.
     Sign up begins Tuesday, June 24.

Read to the Dogs (Emergent readers ages 5 and up)
     Please register ahead by calling 503-675-2539
     Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m. June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5

Children's Lego Display
     July 8 through July 27

Lego Club (Children entering grades 3-6)
     Please register ahead by calling 503-697-6580
     Mondays, 4:00-5:30 p.m. July 9, July 14, August 11.  Made possible by the Friends of the Library


Special Events are made possible by the Friends of the Library

Charles the Clown
     Wednesday, June 18  at 3:00 a.m.

"The Friendly Little Unicorn" with Dragon Theatre Puppets
     Wednesday, June 25 at 3:00 a.m.

"No More Tears" Doctor Visits: a Talk wiht Dr. Allison Moorman (Children and Pa
Thursday, June 26 from 10:30-11:30 p.m.

The Alphabeticians in Concert
     Wednesday, July 2 at 3:00 p.m.

"Papagayo" with Tears of Joy Puppet  Theater
     Wednesday, July 9 at 3:00 p.m.

Farm Discovery Exhibit with GeerCrest Farm
     Thursday, July 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

"The Great and Wonderful Flea Circus" with Oregon Fantasy Puppet Theatre
     Wednesday, July 16 at 3:00 p.m.

Presto the Magician
     Wednesday, July 23 at 3:00 p.m.

Naftali, Story Voyager: Literary-Based Theater (ages 5 and up)
     Thursday, July 24 at 3:00 p.m.

"I Wonder Why Tales" with Pink Pig Puppet Theatre
     Wednesday, July 30 at 3:00 p.m.

Rox in Sox Children's Music and Book Festival
     Saturday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the West End Building Lawn

"Whizz, Bang Boom, Professor Gabby's in the Room" with Penny's Puppet Productions
     Wednesday, August 6 at 3:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Celebration
     Wednesday, August 13 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.



LEGO CLUB (for grades 3-6)

This program is made possible by the Friends of the Library
Please note: Sign up is required. Call 503-697-6580 to register.

  Monday, June 9 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
  Monday, July 14 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
  Monday, August 11, from 4:00-5:30 p.m.