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Oregon Military History

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 6:00PM

Join us for a presentation by authors Alisha Hamel and Warren W. Aney of their book Oregon Military. Learn about military forces and conflicts in our state going back to the 19th century and earlier.

Halloween Activities

HALLOWEEN AT THE LIBRARY
Tuesday, October 31, 10:00 am-8:00 pm

Drop in any time during open hours on Halloween for hauntingly fun crafts and activities. Make the library your first trick or treat stop and show off your costumes for candy!

SPOOKTACULAR STORYTIME
Tuesday, October 31, 10:30 am

A special Halloween-themed storytime for toddlers through early grade school kids and their grown-ups. Join us for not-so-spooky songs, stories, and rhymes. We’ll be joined by a special guest storyteller from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Costumes encouraged!

Register Now — Bobbin Lace Workshop

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1:00-4:00PM

Try your hand at making bobbin lace in a workshop taught by members of the Portland Lace Society! All supplies will be provided, and participants will get to make a beaded lace key chain to take home.

This free adult workshop is limited to 12 people, so registration is required. Call or visit the library to register by Wednesday, October 18th.

 

Sidewalk Book Sale

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 10:00AM-2:00PM

Come browse a wide selection of books for all ages, with affordable prices ranging from $0.50 to $2.00. The sale will take place outside the library near the front door, weather permitting.

Make sure to arrive early for the best selection of books!

October Book Club

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 6:30-8:00PM

Join us to discuss The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen at the library. No registration required.

Save the first Monday of each month for upcoming book club meetings! Check here for future books and meeting dates.

Love Letters to My Garden

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 10:30 AM

Stop by the library to enjoy some fall color!

Local garden writer Barbara Blossom Ashmun will bring some colorful cuttings from her garden to accompany a book talk and reading from her latest work, Love Letters to My Garden. Feel free to bring your own copy for her to sign, or to purchase one from her here following her presentation!

ACLA Birthday Celebration

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 11 AM-3 PM

Celebrate the Aloha Community Library’s fifth birthday with all day fun and festivities!

  • Emmy Blue & The Squatchie, 11am
    Get the party started with special guest Emmy Blue and her magical forest friend, the Squatchie! Share in Emmy’s adventures with songs, dancing, music, and smiles at this extra special birthday storytelling program
  • Cake & Conversation, 1pm
    Learn more about the Aloha Community Library and how you can help us continue to grow and  thrive. Birthday festivities and treats to follow!
  • Character Meet & Greet, 1pm-3pm
    Join some of your favorite characters to pose for photos and share in the birthday fun! Princess Belle, Princess Ariel, and more will be at the library to help us celebrate turning five!

Nature Mobile: Beavers are Ecosystem Engineers

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1-3 PM

Find out if you can match a beaver’s skills by understanding water flow to create your own dam. See and touch beaver pelt and skull to learn what adaptations make them one of nature’s most efficient ecosystem engineers. Presented by the knowledgeable nature experts of Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District.