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  3. Calendar Overlay Events for Teens (6)
  4. Calendar Overlay Storytimes (30)

Events for Adults

  1. Book Chat Happy Hour

    August 3, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Online

    Let's talk about books! Connect virtually with fellow book lovers as we chat about what we're currently reading and what's in our TBR (that's to-be-read) piles. Join via Zoom: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1612411980 (Meeting ID: 161 241 1980)

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  2. Atención Plena

    August 4, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ En linea

    El Programa de Promotoras de Lifeworks NW juntamente con la Biblioteca de la ciudad de Beaverton le hacen la coordial invitación a este taller que se llevará a cabo el día 4 de agosto a las 5:30pm. La meta de este taller es aprender a valorar, disfrutar y atender de una manera plena los eventos cotidianos. El grupo será transmitido por zoom y será en español. Únase a la junta de Zoom: https://lifeworksnw.zoom.us/j/7717490632?pwd=c1NoeGlWSTRyTTBYbUtwU1U5U0xNdz09

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  3. Murray Scholls Book Group

    August 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Online

    August's book is "The Giver of Stars" by Jojo Moyes. Join via Zoom: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1611259508 (Meeting ID: 161 125 9508)

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  4. Pacific Wonderland Poets

    August 5, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online

    This group is for poets, 18 and older, at any level of expertise to meet and discuss their in-progress, original poems and provide courteous, constructive, verbal or written commentary. Facilitated by Susan Swartwout and M.L. Lyons. Join via Zoom: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1609085390

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  5. Age Cafe

    August 6, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online

    Join the conversation! Discuss relevant topics related to aging, growth, and older adulthood with friends, neighbors and other members of our community. All adults welcome. Co-sponsored by Washington County Disability, Aging & Veterans Services and Viva Village. Register to receive the Zoom link.

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  6. Song Circle (in person)

    August 9, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for a Song Circle! We will meet in-person on the front lawn of the library to sing and play 9-10 songs together. Lyrics and chords will be provided. Masks are optional. It will be in person if possible. If not, we will meet virtually. Please check back at the beginning of August to confirm that we can meet in-person. Questions? Email Anne: alavallee@BeavertonOregon.gov

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  7. Death Cafe

    August 13, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online

    Talk about death. Learn about life. Death and dying aren't often talked about but they touch us all. Join us to explore these themes in a relaxed, safe atmosphere. Dessert care: Death Cafe is part death, part cake! Feel free to bring a comforting goodie and/or cup of tea with you while you participate. Register to receive the Zoom link.

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  8. Inclusive Reading Group

    August 14, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Online

    Join us for a reading group for adults in our disability community. We will read together and choose a topic for our next session. No preparation required; all reading materials will be provided virtually during the program. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  9. Entrepreneur Clinic / Business Recovery Center Info Sessions

    August 17, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Online

    Referrals and speed coaching for small business. Presentation and Q&A available in Spanish/English via Zoom. / Referencias y coaching rápido para pequeñas empresas. La sesión y las preguntas y respuestas están disponibles en español / inglés via Zoom. (Presented by Washington County Business Recovery Center (BRC) and Beaverton City Library.) Registration is encouraged: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlce2hqj8tH9ykfQuIc65_aaTGw4-AWY5J. Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86864944758

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  10. Writers Group

    August 17, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online

    Join us at Writers Group! We envision this group as a space where writers can meet with a friendly, supportive community of fellow writers. Join via Zoom: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1600776585

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  11. Can We Get Along? An Oregon Humanities Conversation Project

    August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online

    Despite decades of social justice movements, police brutality and divisions persist in the United States. COVID-19 has only added more challenges. How can we connect to each other during these times? What holds us back from connecting with each other? Join facilitator Chisao Hata as she holds space to examine individual questions on race, cultural values, what brings us together, and what separates us. This is an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project discussion. Registration required.

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  12. Pacific Wonderland Poets

    August 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online

    This group is for poets, 18 and older, at any level of expertise to meet and discuss their in-progress, original poems and provide courteous, constructive, verbal or written commentary. Facilitated by Susan Swartwout and M.L. Lyons. Join via Zoom: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1611117825

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  13. Age Cafe

    August 20, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Online

    Join the conversation! Discuss relevant topics related to aging, growth, and older adulthood with friends, neighbors and other members of our community. All adults welcome. Co-sponsored by Washington County Disability, Aging & Veterans Services and Viva Village. Register to receive the Zoom link.

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  14. Recommended Reads Book Discussion

    August 24, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Online

    Fiction, non-fiction, super popular or a little more obscure - we read it all and discuss at this friendly and lively book group. August's book is "Less" by Andrew Sean Greer. Join via Zoom: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1614733327 (Meeting ID: 161 473 3327)

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Events for Kids

  1. Show & Tell: Favorite Toys

    August 2, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Online

    Come tell us about your favorite toys! Grades K-3. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  2. Globetrotters: Art Edition!

    August 5, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Online

    Get ready to travel through stories and art! As Globetrotters, we read stories about kids from around the world, and this summer, we’re also celebrating artists from different cultures! You can also do an art project at home inspired by their stories. Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up. Grades K-2. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  3. ¡CompARTE!

    August 7, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ En linea

    ¿Te gusta pintar o dibujar? Vamos a leer cuentos sobre obras de arte y diferentes artistas de Latinoamérica y España. Además ¡haremos unas obras de arte juntos! Tendrás la oportunidad de compartir tus creaciones al final del programa si quieres - ¡vamos a llenar la pantalla de Zoom con colores! Una bolsa con los materiales estará disponible para retirar de la biblioteca una semana antes del programa. Grades K-2. Se requiere registración: https://www.beavertonlibrary.org/registrese

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  4. End of Summer Reading Bonanza: At Main (in person)

    August 8, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library South Lawn

    Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with colorful art projects and activities, and share the best part of your summer! Meet us on the library lawn! Masks are optional. All ages. Registration required.

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  5. Painting Miniature Canvases (in person)

    August 9, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library South Lawn

    Together, we'll create tiny masterpieces on miniature canvases! This event will be held on the library's front lawn; masks are optional. Grades 3-5. Registration required.

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  6. Summer Reading Bonanza: Virtual

    August 12, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online

    Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with colorful art projects and activities, and share the best part of your summer! Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up. All ages. Register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  7. DIY Crafts: Pizza Bookmarks

    August 13, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Online

    Join us as we make delicious-looking bookmarks! Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up. Grades 3-6. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  8. End of Summer Reading Bonanza: At Murray Scholls (in person)

    August 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with colorful art projects and activities, and share the best part of your summer! Meet us near the top of the stairs near the patio and lawn that is adjacent to the northeast corner of the Murray Scholls branch. Masks are optional. All ages. Registration required.

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  9. Felt Board Stories

    August 16, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online

    Make your own pizza box felt board and enjoy a virtual storytime to get ideas to play with at home! Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up. Ages 2-6. Register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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Events for Teens

  1. Teen Book Boxes

    August 1, 2021, All Day

    Sign up to receive a Teen Book Box made just for you! We'll send you a form to tell us more about your interests and we'll make a personalized box with two books to check out plus some fun extras. Register by the first of the month and boxes will be ready around the 15th of each month. Grades 6-12.

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  2. Teen Photo Contest: Food (begins)

    August 1, 2021, All Day @ Online

    Whip up something in your kitchen and submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $10 gift card to Ava Roasteria! One photo entry per person. The food must be your creation. Photos will be judged on presentation. Photos can be submitted by email to iduncanson@BeavertonOregon.gov. Grades 6-12.

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  3. CREATE: Succulent Zen Garden (in person)

    August 3, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library South Lawn

    Create a cute mini succulent zen garden! We supply the tiny succulents and the supplies. This event will be held on the library's front lawn; masks are optional. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

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  4. Among Us Gaming

    August 6, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online

    Join us for a game of Among Us! Grades 6-12. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  5. "Ranger's Apprentice" Trivia

    August 13, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online

    Test your knowledge of John Flanagan's "Ranger's Apprentice" series with Kahoot trivia! No app download or login is required. Grades 6-12. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  6. Teen Photo Contest: Food (ends)

    August 31, 2021, All Day @ Online

    Whip up something in your kitchen and submit a photo of your creation for a chance to win a $10 gift card to Ava Roasteria! One photo entry per person. The food must be your creation. Photos will be judged on presentation. Photos can be submitted by email to iduncanson@BeavertonOregon.gov. Grades 6-12.

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Storytimes

  1. Family Storytime

    August 1, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM @ Online

    Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime with Jennifer, featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music! Best for ages 8 & under with family. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  2. Family Storytime

    August 2, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:35 AM @ Online

    Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime with Jennifer, featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music! Best for ages 8 & under with family. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  3. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 2, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  4. Let's Get the Wiggles Out Storytime

    August 3, 2021, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Online

    Join us for this high-energy storytime with books and lots of songs to help you get the wiggles out! Designed for preschoolers ages 3-6. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  5. Baby Bugs Storytime (in person)

    August 3, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and playtime for babies and their grownups! Masks are optional. Ages 12 months & under. Registration required.

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  6. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 3, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  7. Toddler Storytime

    August 4, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:40 AM @ Online

    Join MacKenzie for this storytime designed for kids ages 2-3. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more! Storytime will end with a suggestion for an activity you can do at home with materials you’re likely to have on hand. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  8. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 4, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  9. Preschool Storytime

    August 5, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online

    Join Sandy for this storytime designed for kids ages 3-6. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more! Storytime will end with a suggestion for an activity you can do at home with materials you’re likely to have on hand. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  10. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 5, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  11. Toddler Storytime

    August 5, 2021, 11:15 AM - 11:40 AM @ Online

    Join Bethany for this storytime designed for kids ages 2-3. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more! Storytime will end with a suggestion for an activity you can do at home with materials you’re likely to have on hand. Register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  12. Little Scientists Storytime

    August 6, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Online

    Little Scientists is a fun and interactive storytime designed for children ages 12-36 months that explores the wonder of science through books, songs, and more. Ages 1-2. Register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  13. Hora de Cuentos en Español (en linea)

    August 7, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ En linea

    Acompáñanos para esta hora de cuentos en español en familia para niños de 2-6 años. Regístrese con su dirección de correo electrónico y se enviará un enlace al evento una hora antes. Cada sábado desde el 10 de julio hasta el 14 de agosto 2021. Se requiere registración: https://www.beavertonlibrary.org/registrese

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  14. STEM Storytime

    August 7, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online

    A storytime with science, technology, engineering, and math concepts for kids. Ages 3-6. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  15. Family Storytime

    August 8, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM @ Online

    Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime with Jennifer, featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music! Best for ages 8 & under with family. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  16. Family Storytime

    August 9, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:35 AM @ Online

    Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime with Jennifer, featuring books, fingerplays, and lots of music! Best for ages 8 & under with family. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  17. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 9, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  18. Let's Get the Wiggles Out Storytime

    August 10, 2021, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Online

    Join us for this high-energy storytime with books and lots of songs to help you get the wiggles out! Designed for preschoolers ages 3-6. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  19. Baby Bugs Storytime (in person)

    August 10, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and playtime for babies and their grownups! Masks are optional. Ages 12 months & under. Registration required.

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  20. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 10, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  21. Toddler Storytime

    August 11, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:40 AM @ Online

    Join MacKenzie for this storytime designed for kids ages 2-3. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more! Storytime will end with a suggestion for an activity you can do at home with materials you’re likely to have on hand. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  22. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 11, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  23. Preschool Storytime

    August 12, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Online

    Join Sandy for this storytime designed for kids ages 3-6. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more! Storytime will end with a suggestion for an activity you can do at home with materials you’re likely to have on hand. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  24. Family Storytime on the Lawn (in person)

    August 12, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library South Lawn

    Join us for storytime on the library lawn! Families with kids of all ages will enjoy this storytime featuring books, rhymes, and lots of music! Masks are optional. The ground might be damp; please bring something to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, please check the library website for updates. Best for ages 8 & under with family.

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  25. Toddler Storytime

    August 12, 2021, 11:15 AM - 11:40 AM @ Online

    Join Bethany for this storytime designed for kids ages 2-3. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more! Storytime will end with a suggestion for an activity you can do at home with materials you’re likely to have on hand. Register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  26. Little Scientists Storytime

    August 13, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Online

    Little Scientists is a fun and interactive storytime designed for children ages 12-36 months that explores the wonder of science through books, songs, and more. Ages 1-2. Register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  27. Hora de Cuentos en Español (en linea)

    August 14, 2021, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ En linea

    Acompáñanos para esta hora de cuentos en español en familia para niños de 2-6 años. Regístrese con su dirección de correo electrónico y se enviará un enlace al evento una hora antes. Cada sábado desde el 10 de julio hasta el 14 de agosto 2021. Se requiere registración: https://www.beavertonlibrary.org/registrese

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  28. STEM Storytime

    August 14, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online

    A storytime with science, technology, engineering, and math concepts for kids. Ages 3-6. Registration required; register with an email address and we'll email the link prior to the event.

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  29. Baby Bugs Storytime (in person)

    August 17, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and playtime for babies and their grownups! Masks are optional. Ages 12 months & under. Registration required.

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  30. Baby Bugs Storytime (in person)

    August 24, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and playtime for babies and their grownups! Masks are optional. Ages 12 months & under. Registration required.

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