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  1. Calendar Overlay Closures (2)
  2. Calendar Overlay Events for Adults (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Events for Kids (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay Storytimes (3)

Closures

  1. The library is closed until noon

    February 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Due to weather, the library will open at noon.

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  2. The Murray Scholls branch is closed until noon

    February 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Murray Scholls Branch

    Due to weather, the library will open at noon.

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Events for Adults

  1. Rent Well Tenant Education Program - POSTPONED TO MARCH 2

    February 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Cathy Stanton Conference Room

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO MARCH 2. Get yourself on the road to stable housing! Rent Well is a free six-week series of courses led by housing specialists from Community Action. The classes are designed to help prospective renters who are having difficulty being accepted for rental units because of previous history or barriers such as evictions, criminal convictions, and negative credit history. The course will cover tenant rights and responsibilities, budgeting, housing laws, and more. Registration is required; to register, call 503-726-0821 and leave a message with your name and phone number.

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  2. How We Grow Old - POSTPONED TO MARCH 2

    February 9, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room A

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO MARCH 2. Join us for this Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. In this conversation, participants will consider questions about growing older. What are the stories that shape how we think about growing old? How do we acknowledge the unique differences among aging individuals and separate the true stories from the myths? How do we accept the wisdom of our elders experiences while also recognizing new ideas about what it means to age in America? Led by educator and writer Melissa Madenski.

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Events for Kids

  1. Read to the Dogs - CANCELED

    February 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM @ Children's area

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO DELAYED OPENING. Children can practice their reading with one of our trained therapy dog volunteers! Call or stop by the Children's Desk to register. Ages 6-12 with adult.

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  2. Brick Builders - CANCELED

    February 9, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meeting Room B

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO DELAYED OPENING. Make new friends while using your imagination! Kids 3-5 can create with DUPLO bricks and kids ages 4-11 can create with LEGOs. Ages 3-11 with adult.

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  3. Lunar New Year - CANCELED

    February 9, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Meeting Room B

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. Celebrate the year of the pig with crafts and activities. Grades K-5 with family.

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Storytimes

  1. Spanish Storytime / Hora de cuentos en español - CANCELED

    February 9, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storytime Room

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO DELAYED OPENING. Told solely in Spanish, this storytime features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and crafts! For kids ages 6 & under. / ¡Esta hora de cuentos exclusivamente en español tendrá cuentos, canciones, rimas, juegos de dedos y artesanía! Para niños de hasta 6 años.

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  2. Bilingual Babies Storytime/ Hora de cuentos Bebés Bilingües - CANCELED

    February 9, 2019, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM @ Storytime Room

    THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO DELAYED OPENING. Join us! We will share stories, songs and rhymes in both English and Spanish. / ¡Acompáñanos! Compartiremos cuentos, canciones y rimas en español e inglés. For babies under 1 / Para bebés menores de 1 año.

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  3. Family Storytime

    February 9, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Storytime Room

    Family Storytime is open to all ages and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We share books, fingerplays and action rhymes, sing songs, and move to music! Storytime always concludes with a simple and fun craft that goes with the day’s theme.

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