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Halloween Activities

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!

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!

ACLA Board Meeting, October 18

ACLA Board Meeting Agenda
October 18, 2017
6:30 pm
Aloha Community Library


Welcome and Introductions
Ellen,  5 minutes

Review and Approve September 20 Minutes
Jillian, 5 minutes

Treasurer’s Report
Eric N, 20 minutes

Director’s Report
Terri, 20 minutes

ACLA Annual Meeting Preview
Ellen, 15 minutes

Website Update
Sam, Jesse, 15 minutes

Around the Room
All, 20 minutes

Adjourn — 8:30 pm

ACLA Annual Meeting

Aloha Community Library Association Annual Meeting

 Featured Speaker:   Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett

 Thursday, October 19

 Aloha Community Library
17455 SW Farmington Road, Suite 26A

$20 annual membership dues may be paid at the door. Only those who hold membership prior to October 9, 2017, are allowed to vote at this year’s meeting. Read more →

Teen Read Week

The Aloha Community Library is celebrating Teen Read Week (October 8-14, 2017) by giving away a limited number of free books for teens in 6th through 12th grade to encourage reading for enjoyment. Thousands of libraries, schools and bookstores across the country will host similar giveaways and events centered on this year’s theme, “Unleash Your Story!” Read more →

Register Now — Bobbin Lace Workshop


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


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.

CLOSED – Job Opening – Full Charge Bookkeeper

Part-Time Full Charge Bookkeeper – Closed
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.

Refer to the job description for a comprehensive list of duties and qualifications.

Employment announcement, position description, and application are available at the library and online.  To be considered, please submit all of the items listed below to the Aloha Community Library Association, either by email to, mail at PO Box 6561, Aloha, OR 97007, or in person at 17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A, Aloha OR 97078:

  • Application form
  • Cover letter addressing the reasons for your interest in this position
  • Resume including references

Applicants will be evaluated based on education, training, and experience.  Finalists will be interviewed.  A pre-employment background check will be required before hire.  The Aloha Community Library Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Complete application packets must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Terri Palmer
Library Director
Aloha Community Library