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Getting a Grip on What Library Patrons Want

Did any of you see that great commercial last weekend during the Super Bowl?  You know, the one about being quiet in libraries!  We have included it in this week’s post!  Which one are you? Cream or Cookie? Read more →

Aloha Library Expands Hours of Operation!

January 31, 2013:   The Aloha Community Library Association announced today that their hours of operation are expanding effective Saturday, February 2, 2013 to 29 hours per week from the previous limited amount of only 15 hours week.  This is a reflection of the growing interest and community support of the library and its ability to sufficiently staff library hours.  Currently, 2-3 trained volunteers are available for each hour of operation.  The new hours are posted on the website home page and are included graphically here.  We are adding 2 additional hours to each day we have been open previously plus adding the new day of Monday!

In addition to new hours, a number of new items have been added to the library in the past month, including videos, western novels and other popular  adult fiction and non-fiction titles.

Storytime continues to be offered each Wednesday morning from 10:30-11:30am.  Come check it out!

 

Aloha Community Library Winter 2012-2013 Wish List

If you would like to help us build our collection and increase our circulation, consider purchasing and donating one of the following items.  If you do, please send us a note to: info@alohalibrary.org and bring the item to the library during normal library hours on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays! 

Everybody readers:

    • Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
    • Blackout by John Rocco
    • Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell
    • Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
    • Underground by Shane W. Evans
    • Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider
    • Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
    • Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester L. Laminack
    • Little Pink Pup by Johanna Kerby(Recently donated!)
    • Art & Max by David Wiesner(Recently donated!)

 

Juvenile Fiction:

  • Horton Halfpott: Or, The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Mannor; or, the Loosening of M’Lady Luggertuck’s Coreset by Tom Angleberger (just one book, just a long title!!)
  • It Happened on a Train (Brixton Brothers) by Mac Barnett
  • The Ghostwriter Secret (Brixton Brothers) by Mac Barnett
  • The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity (Brixton Brothers) by Mac Barnett
  • Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt(Recently donated!)
  • Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • Zebrafish by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Bad Kitty Meets the Baby by Nick Bruel(Recently donated!)
  • Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Young Adult:

  • Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
  • Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley(Recently donated!)
  • Under the Mesquite by Guadalup Garcia Mccall
  • Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby  (Recently donated by Beaverton Optimists Club!)
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
  • Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugen Yelschin
  • Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  • Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Adult Fiction:

  • Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
  • Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel by Robin Sloan
  • Seraphina [ By Rachel Hartman
  • Flight Behavior: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Among Others by Jo Walton
  • The Last Man: A Novel by Vince Flynn
  • Notorious Nineteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel (Stephanie Plum Novels) by Janet Evanovich
  • The Forgotten by David Baldacci

Adult Non Fiction:

  • George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis
  • Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander M.D.

DVDs


  • Snow White and the Huntsman
  • The Avengers
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Vampire Hunter
  • Prometheus
  • Men in Black 3
  • Magic Mike
  • Expendables
  • Expendables 2
  • The Amazing Spiderman
  • The Watch

Family DVDs

  • Disney’s Cinderella
  • Disney’s Lion King
  • Disney’s Toy Story
  • Disney’s Toy Story 2
  • Disney’s Toy Story 3
  • Disney’s Rescuers
  • Disney’s Pocahontas
  • Disney’s Cars 2
  • ParaNorman

Reading Time is Back!

Aloha Community Library offers children’s storytime, and hosts THPRD Nature Mobile Programs

Aloha’s new community library resumes the popular family storytime program designed for kids 6 and younger and their caregivers. This begins November 21st and will be held each Wednesday at 10:30 AM, at 17683 SW Farmington Rd, Suite E Aloha, OR 97007.

Tualatin HIlls Park & Recreation District Nature Mobile will be here on December 5th and 19th for special programs.  See Link for more info about this amazing program.

Busy Beavers with the Nature Mobile at Aloha Community Library

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday December 5, 2012

Cutting down trees, building dams, and swimming, swimming, swimming – my, beavers are busy! Students will discover how beaver gets all of their chores done and how humans try to copy beaver’s creativity. Led by a naturalist, each program includes a story, real specimens, hands-on learning activities, and ways for students to connect to the nature in their community.

Dazzling Dragonflies with the Nature Mobile at Aloha Community Library

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday December 19, 2012

From being born in the water to hovering high up in the sky, the dragonfly lives an interesting life. Students will learn about the dragonfly life cycle and some of their amazing adaptations. Led by a naturalist, each program includes a story, real specimens, hands-on learning activities, and ways for students to connect to the nature in their community.

Welcome!


Our Dream  
 It is our dream to offer our community residents a safe, welcoming place to study, research, work,  relax and conduct meetings.   We have set up our first library facility with high speed internet, inexpensive copying and printing service, free wifi and our own collection of books and media.  Come see us this week! Read more →