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Category: Events



Grand Re-Opening Festivities!

Next week beginning Friday, April 11, we will have an amazing marathon weekend of festivities.  Here is the lineup:

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A “Taste of Shakespeare” Event Benefits the Aloha Community Library!

Aloha, OR. March 19, 2014.   Nathan Longacre, a talented and passionate thespian, will be producing, directing, and acting in a 4-scene play in April at the Edwards Community Center in Aloha.  The Play will be made up of four iconic scenes from some of Shakespeare’s most popular plays including Macbeth, King Lear, and Romeo and Juliet.   Read more →

Birds of Winter!

Come join us this week for a special family program on Birds of Winter!bird1

  • Which bird is which?
  • How can you tell?
  • What food should they eat?

Join us to find out!

Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30pm
Aloha Community Library
17683 SW Farmington Rd, Suite E
Aloha, OR 97007

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Change is Coming to the Aloha Community Library!

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Terri Palmer; photo by Anna Marum/Beaverton Leader

Thanks to strong community support, the Aloha Community Library Association is happy to announce three big changes in the next few months.

First, Terri Palmer, who has been serving as our Director of Volunteer Services since the library opened in 2012, has been hired as our new interim Library Director.  In her new role, Terri will be overseeing all library operations, including coordinating the other two big changes for the year.

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Crazy Machines – Gold Edition

Parents, kids come to the Library and play Crazy Machines.

The Aloha Community Library IT Department has added an educational game program that teaches kids how to build machines using: steam engines, gears, pulleys, electric motors and electrical circuits.  There are hundreds of experiments. Each one is a puzzle that requires placing the machine parts in just right location to make the completed machine accomplish the task.  This wonderful computer program designed to instill curiosity and science learning in young people (as well as those who are young at heart!). Read more →

Aloha Community Library Celebrates its First Anniversary!

The Aloha Community Library began our library operations last year on September 22, 2012.  Thanks to the outpouring of community and volunteer support, we are now open 29 hours per week with nearly 10,000 items in our collection.  We have weekly story-time programs, as well as special events for teens and adults.  We provide public internet access on 6 workstations plus WiFi.  Please help us celebrate at our Family Birthday Celebration on Saturday, September 14 from 2:00-4:00pm.  We’ll be enjoying birthday cake, cotton candy, games and face-painting.BirthdayImage

In honor of our birthday and as a gift to our borrowers, the Aloha Community Library is declaring a fines amnesty for all overdue library materials for the month of September. We want you to come back and check out more materials and help us celebrate our first birthday!

Library Events in August – Wow! Check them out!

We have lots of things happening for all ages this month!  Come on down to the library and check them out!

TEENS

The 2nd Teen Library Takeover is Friday, August 9th, at 5pm to 8:30pm!SteamPunk
This time the theme is “Steampunk”! Explore this fun genre while hanging out with friends, both old and new. No prior knowledge of Steampunk required! It will be a memorable summer evening!
Please call the library if you have any questions. 503-746-6918
We hope to see you there!

Aloha Library Kicks off Summer 2013 Reading Program

Special kick-off party Friday, June 14, 6-8pm – in the Aloha Library!

All ages are encouraged to come sign up for summer reading, build your own ice cream sundae, and check out books to begin reading! Read more →