Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time for our 2017 Summer Reading Program at the Aloha Community Library! Sign-up for all ages begins Thursday, June 1 at the library. Children and teens from ages 0 to 18 can visit the library between June 1st and July 31st to sign-up and retrieve their reading logs. Adult readers (ages 18 and up) can register online or in the library through WCCLS Reads after June 1st. Please register at only one WCCLS library!
Visit our Summer Reading page to learn more about the exciting programs and events offered by the library throughout the summer. Programs will take place every week at the library from the end of June — starting the 27th — through August, so stop by and see what’s happening at your local library!
Stop by the front of the library on Thursday, May 4 between 4:30 and 6:00 pm for our spring Sidewalk Book Sale!
Come browse a wide selection of books for all ages, with affordable prices ranging from $0.50 – $2.00. Arrive early for the best selection of books, because this flash sale only lasts for 90 minutes! After buying some fresh reads, pick up some fresh produce at the opening day of the Aloha Community Farmer’s Market (3:00 pm-7: 00 pm in the parking lot by the new Crunch Fitness).
Part Time On-Call Circulation Clerk Position
Hourly Rate between $10.00-12.00
The Aloha Community Library is a growing, dynamic public library that provides a wide range of services for the area’s residents. We are seeking two enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals to serve as On-Call Circulation Clerks to help provide extra support and time off coverage for staff. Library Clerk duties include providing patron assistance at the public service desk, online data entry, and check-in, check-out, and shelving of library materials. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school or equivalent. Refer to the job description for a comprehensive list of duties and qualifications. This is a part time on-call position at 5 to 15 hours per week. Applicants must be available to work various shifts as needed, including evenings and weekends, sometimes on short-notice. Read more →
The Aloha Community Library Adult Book Club meets monthly on the first Monday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm at the Aloha Community Library. New members are always welcome to join — all you need to do is read the book and show up! No registration is required. Read more →
The Aloha Community Library will introduce a new bi-monthly program starting next week! Come join us for our Sit n Stitch knitting and crochet group every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 6:00-7:45pm beginning Monday, April 10th.
Bring your knitting, crochet, or other yarn project to the library! Trade tips or simply enjoy the company of fellow crafters while you work on your latest creation. No registration necessary.
Catalog and account software will be down starting Sunday night until Tuesday
Starting at 6:00 pm on Sunday, January 29th, the WCCLS catalog and accounts will be unavailable. This is because WCCLS will be performing software updates during this time. We anticipate that the catalog and accounts will become available sometime on Tuesday, January 31st.
Here’s what you need to know:
- No library materials will be due on Sunday, January 29th, Monday, January 30th, or Tuesday, January 31st
- Cloud Library e-books and audiobooks will not be available during this time
- Follow WCCLS on Facebook and Twitter to get the most frequent updates about the downtime
- When the catalog and accounts are available again, we will also announce it on our News & Events blog
What will be available during the software updates?
- You will be able to access downloadable e-books and audiobooks via Library2Go as usual while the WCCLS catalog and accounts are down
- The wccls.org website will also be available, including WCCLS online resources and the events calendar
What will be different when the WCCLS catalog and accounts are updated?
You may notice some improvements to the appearance of the public catalog and your library account. In addition, the staff version of the library catalog will have added functionality.
Thanks in advance for your patience while we work to upgrade our catalog and account software! We apologize for the inconvenience.
Repost from wccls.org.
For the first time at the new Aloha Community Library, WCCLS card holders between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to participate in this year’s county-wide Teen Summer Reading Artwork Contest!
Teen artists can submit up to two original works to the Aloha Community Library for consideration between now and February 13, 2017. The winning design will be used on promotional material for this year’s summer reading program, “Build a Better World” throughout Washington County.
The winner also receives a $150 gift certificate for Powell’s Books. The second place winner receives a $50 gift certificate for Blick Art Materials, and the winner of honorable mention will get a $25 Blick gift certificate.
For additional information, please visit wccls.org or download the contest entry form and details here. Winners will be announced in March. Good luck!
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!