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Eclipse Day is coming, Monday, August 21!

Prepare for the (almost) Totality! Learn all sorts of fantastic facts at Aloha Community Library’s eclipse programs!

 

Thanks to a generous donor, a limited number of eclipse viewers will be available at each of the following programs. First come, first served. Limit of two per family, while supplies last.

Dr. Ray Torley Presents Eclipses and Other Occultations
Thursday, August 10, 4:00pm

All the juicy scientific goodness you’ll need to impress your friends! Dr. Torley will share pictures and short movies of past eclipses of the sun, the moon, on Jupiter, and on Saturn. Become an eclipse chaser from the comfort of the library! Teens, adults, and curious kids who can sit through the program are welcome.

The Big Eclipse Family Storytime
Wednesday, August 16, 10:30am

A special themed version of our usual Family Storytime for pre-schoolers and early grade school kids. We’ll read eclipse and other astronomical stories geared to help our youngest patrons learn fun facts!

Out of This World Eclipse Fun Day
Saturday, August 19, 10:00am-5:00pm

Drop-in throughout the day for self-guided eclipse activities and crafts. All ages welcome!

Don’t forget – the library will open at 12:00pm on Monday, August 21st!

  • Stay home and view the eclipse safely, then visit the library from 12:00pm-8:00pm.
  • No Toddler Storytime on 8/21.

ACLA Board Meeting, August 16

ACLA Board Meeting Agenda
August 16, 2017
6:30 pm
Aloha Community Library

 

Welcome and Introductions
Ellen,  5 minutes

Review and Approve July 19 minutes
Jillian, 5 minutes

Director’s Report
Terri, 15 minutes

Treasurer’s Report
Eric N, 20 minutes

The Role of Our Office Manager
Gregory, 20 minutes

Grant Committee Plan
Gregory, 10 minutes

ACLA’s Philanthropy Plan
Terri, 20 minutes

Around the Room
All, 20 minutes

Adjourn — 8:30 pm

Summer Reading sign-up ends July 31st!

There’s still time to sign-up for Summer Reading at the Aloha Community Library! Visit the library before Monday, July 31st to register. Don’t miss your chance! Read more →

Job Opening – CLOSED

CLOSED

Part-Time Full Charge Bookkeeper

12 hours per week, hourly rate $17.00-19.00

 

The Aloha Community Library Association is seeking an experienced, flexible part-time Full Charge Bookkeeper to join our growing organization.

The Full Charge Bookkeeper will be responsible for recording and reporting all financial transactions, including bank reconciliations, budget preparation and cash flow projections, and IRS forms (Form 990, 1099). The position will work closely with the Office Manager, Library Director, and Board Treasurer in monitoring the budget and analyzing financial reports.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and accounting related tasks, including bookkeeping, payroll, and accounts payable. A thorough understanding of QuickBooks and being willing to update financial operations within the library is a must. This position requires excellent organizational skills, flexibility, the ability to work independently, and the enjoyment of working with a diverse group of people. Read more →

ACLA Board Meeting, July 19

ACLA Board Meeting Agenda
July 19, 2017
6:30 pm
Aloha Community Library

Welcome and Introductions
Jillian,  5 minutes

 Review and Approve May 17 Minutes
Jillian, 5 minutes

Library Director’s Report
Terri, 15 minutes

Membership Drive Summary
Terri, 5 minutes

Treasurer’s Report
Eric N, 15 minutes

By-laws Revisions Review/Approval
Jillian, 20 minutes

Summer Reading Program Update
Jesse, 15 minutes

Around the Room
All, 20 minutes

Adjourn — 8:30 pm

Members Only Event

Putting the Puzzle Together:
An Evening with the ACLA Board of Directors

Thursday, June 22
6:30-8:00pm

At YOUR Aloha Community Library!

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ACLA Membership Drive

In case you missed our exciting news, the Aloha Community Library Association has been named LIBRARY SUPPORTERS OF THE YEAR by the Oregon Library Association.  The ACLA is honored to be recognized for our commitment to developing a community library that is intent on serving the diverse needs of our community and helping all members to thrive.

Thanks to all of you who are currently ACLA members

Not a member yet? We invite you to become a member of our award-winning organization today! Visit alohalibrary.org/donate for details!

Summer Reading Starts June 1!

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. CPrinthildren 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!