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January 17 – Closing at 1pm

The library will be closing early this afternoon due to inclement weather. We apologize for the unexpected closures and any inconvenience to patrons. Thank you for your patience and understanding during the uncooperative weather!

January 16 – Closing at 2pm

The Aloha Community Library will be closing early today, Monday, January 16 at 2:00pm. Our heater is not currently working, and until it is fixed or the weather warms up, the library may be subject to early closure for the safety of our patrons and staff. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Closed January 11, 12, & 13

The Aloha Community Library will be closed all day, Wednesday, January 11, Thursday, January 12, and Friday, January 13  due to inclement weather. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Weather permitting, the library plans to open with limited hours tomorrow, Saturday, January 14 from 12:00 to 4:00pm.

Expanded Hours Begin Monday, January 9

The Aloha Community Library will open as a WCCLS member library with expanded hours beginning this Monday, January 9.

Monday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Thursday, 12:00-6:00pm
Friday, 12:00-6:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm.

Other services, such as holds pick up, wireless printing, and sending holds to other libraries, will be phased in over time as we adjust to the changes associated with joining WCCLS. Updates will be posted as they are available. Thank you for your patience and continued support of the library during this time!

Grand Opening Postponed

Due to inclement weather and warnings from ODOT for travelers to stay home during the impending storm, the Aloha Community Library has decided to postpone the Grand Opening Celebration scheduled for today to Saturday, January 14 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope to see everyone next weekend.

Thank you for your support of the Aloha Community Library! We will open for our new, extended hours beginning on Monday (weather permitting, of course). Stay safe and warm this weekend!

WCCLS Announces ACL’s Grand Opening

Aloha Community Library Grand Opening – January 7

 WCCLS is pleased to announce the Grand Opening Celebration for the Aloha Community Library:

Saturday, January 7, 2017
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Aloha Community Library
17455 SW Farmington Road, Suite 26A

Join the Library for a ribbon cutting, tours of the new library, refreshments, and commemorative items. Several prizes donated by fellow WCCLS member libraries will be awarded in a drawing.

Eva Calcagno, WCCLS Director, remarked, “WCCLS eagerly awaits the opening of the Aloha Community Library. This 16th full-service public library fills a gap in service in the center of the County and will serve an anticipated 19,000 residents with books, programs, homework assistance and computer services.”

The new Aloha Community Library location offers residents:

  • A 30% increase in open hours – now open 6-days a week for 47 hours per week
  • Four times the space – including significantly expanded public and staff areas
  • Increased computer access for the public – up to 14 stations (this doubles prior access) plus free Wi-Fi access
  • Integration with the WCCLS website and catalog
  • Access to the Cooperative’s shared collection of over 1.6 million books, e-books, CD’s, DVD’s and more
  • Convenient local hold pick-up and drop-off location for WCCLS items in the heart of Washington County
  • Free and convenient access to the WCCLS Cultural Pass to Adventure venues – 9 popular destinations
  • More robust program offerings for children and adults

Read the original article here.

Storytime Returns!

After a long and busy couple of months moving and setting up our new library, we are extremely pleased to announce the return of toddler and family storytimes beginning the week of January 9th! Weekly storytimes, along with several of our other ongoing programs for children, will resume in January in the new location of the Aloha Community Library.

Here are a few things to look forward to next month:

  • Toddler Storytime: Mondays, 10:30am (resumes January 9th)
  • Family Storytime: Wednesdays, 10:30am (resumes January 11th)
  • Read to the Dogs: 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5-6:00pm (resumes January 9th – reserve your spot now!)
  • LEGO Free Play: 3rd Thursdays, 3:30-5:00pm (resumes January 19th)

We look forward to seeing you soon! Thank you all for your patience during our renovation, and ongoing support of the Aloha Community Library.

January Book Club

MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 6:30-8:00PM

Join us for our first Book Club in the library’s new location to discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. No registration required!

Book Club takes place on the first Monday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm. In February, we’ll be reading and discussing A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Come check it out from the new Aloha Community Library at 17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A!