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A short film about the Aloha Community Library Association.



Snowflake Fun!

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 3:00-5:00PM

Drop in and join us to make beautiful snowflakes out of craft sticks and glitter!

All ages are welcome.

No registration required.

LEGO Free Play

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 3:30-5:00PM

Come explore your creativity with LEGOs! Children and teens can spend the afternoon creating masterpieces out of the legendary, colorful building blocks! We’ll provide the LEGOs, you provide imagination! All materials must remain at the library for future programs. Bring a friend and build! Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

This program was made possible by the Cultural Coalition of Washington County.

January 17 – Closing at 1pm

The library will be closing early this afternoon due to inclement weather. We apologize for the unexpected closures and any inconvenience to patrons. Thank you for your patience and understanding during the uncooperative weather!

January 16 – Closing at 2pm

The Aloha Community Library will be closing early today, Monday, January 16 at 2:00pm. Our heater is not currently working, and until it is fixed or the weather warms up, the library may be subject to early closure for the safety of our patrons and staff. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Closed January 11, 12, & 13

The Aloha Community Library will be closed all day, Wednesday, January 11, Thursday, January 12, and Friday, January 13  due to inclement weather. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Weather permitting, the library plans to open with limited hours tomorrow, Saturday, January 14 from 12:00 to 4:00pm.

Expanded Hours Begin Monday, January 9

The Aloha Community Library will open as a WCCLS member library with expanded hours beginning this Monday, January 9.

Monday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Thursday, 12:00-6:00pm
Friday, 12:00-6:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm.

Other services, such as holds pick up, wireless printing, and sending holds to other libraries, will be phased in over time as we adjust to the changes associated with joining WCCLS. Updates will be posted as they are available. Thank you for your patience and continued support of the library during this time!

Grand Opening Postponed

Due to inclement weather and warnings from ODOT for travelers to stay home during the impending storm, the Aloha Community Library has decided to postpone the Grand Opening Celebration scheduled for today to Saturday, January 14 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope to see everyone next weekend.

Thank you for your support of the Aloha Community Library! We will open for our new, extended hours beginning on Monday (weather permitting, of course). Stay safe and warm this weekend!

WCCLS Announces ACL’s Grand Opening

Aloha Community Library Grand Opening – January 7

 WCCLS is pleased to announce the Grand Opening Celebration for the Aloha Community Library:

Saturday, January 7, 2017
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Aloha Community Library
17455 SW Farmington Road, Suite 26A

Join the Library for a ribbon cutting, tours of the new library, refreshments, and commemorative items. Several prizes donated by fellow WCCLS member libraries will be awarded in a drawing.

Eva Calcagno, WCCLS Director, remarked, “WCCLS eagerly awaits the opening of the Aloha Community Library. This 16th full-service public library fills a gap in service in the center of the County and will serve an anticipated 19,000 residents with books, programs, homework assistance and computer services.”

The new Aloha Community Library location offers residents:

  • A 30% increase in open hours – now open 6-days a week for 47 hours per week
  • Four times the space – including significantly expanded public and staff areas
  • Increased computer access for the public – up to 14 stations (this doubles prior access) plus free Wi-Fi access
  • Integration with the WCCLS website and catalog
  • Access to the Cooperative’s shared collection of over 1.6 million books, e-books, CD’s, DVD’s and more
  • Convenient local hold pick-up and drop-off location for WCCLS items in the heart of Washington County
  • Free and convenient access to the WCCLS Cultural Pass to Adventure venues – 9 popular destinations
  • More robust program offerings for children and adults

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