Time is flying by! Our May 31st deadline is right around the corner. Did you know that many employers including Nike, Intel, and Tektronix offer matching opportunities? If you recently made a donation or are considering making a donation, contact your company’s Human Resources department to inquire about a matching program. Every dollar counts as we strive to reach our $15,000 goal! Thank you for your support! Read more →
Keep your family Safe! Learn to improvise the basics for water, food, shelter and sanitation. Make action plans for emergency meet-ups, communication and go-bags. Tuesday, May 13, 6:30pm at the Aloha Community Library!
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Aloha, OR. May 2, 2014. The last few weeks have been busy at the Aloha Community Library! Just 2 weeks ago, we wrote about our upcoming deadline for our membership application into WCCLS (see: New Digs, etc.). At the April 24th WCCLS Policy Group meeting held at the recently remodeled Shute Park Branch of the Hillsboro City Library, Board President Douglas Hoy and Interim Library Director Terri Palmer were on hand to present an application for membership (See: WCCLS Application) into the Washington County Cooperative Library Service organization.
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Did you hear? The forecast for this week includes sun and warm temperatures. This means that Summer is right around the corner! Did you know that funds raised from our current challenge grant help support Aloha Community Library programs such as our upcoming Summer Reading program? We have currently raised $10,389 of our $15,000 challenge goal! Please help us reach our goal by clicking HERE to submit your donation. Thank you for your support! Read more →
Word is spreading about the Aloha Community Library Association’s challenge grant. As announced at our grand re-opening, two generous donors have challenged us to raise $15,000 by May 31st. If we succeed, the donors will then match the donations with an additional $15,000. Response from the community has been amazing! As of April 19th, we have received $9,302!! Great job! Let’s continue this momentum by sharing the news with your neighbors, friends, and family. Read more →
Aloha, OR, April 16, 2014. This week we again have a lot going on at the Aloha Community Library! In case you didn’t know, we are in a new space! We spent last weekend celebrating with 5 different events and enjoyed the company of hundreds of well wishers and event participants thanks to collaborative gift from the Edwards Center and WCCLS. You can read about our events thanks to Anna Marum of the Beaverton Leader who posted two exciting stories about us! One was a story about our grand re-opening event and one about our wonderful challenge grant program for raising money to fund our operations.
Anna Marum/Beaverton Leader
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Aloha, April 14, 2014. As part of the many activities this past weekend, the Aloha Community Library Association announced that they were awarded an amazing challenge grant of $15,000! The challenge is to raise $15,000 in the next 6 weeks (by May 31, 2014). If we do so, we will be awarded with another $15,000 by 2 generous donors who have combined their resources to make this available to us. As of Sunday evening, we had already received $6,310! This is a fantastic start to this campaign. Read more →
The staff and volunteers of the Aloha Community Library Association have been pretty busy these past few weeks – preparing for our upcoming move, performing a major library book sale, finding new spaces for our Library Annex, raising funds, etc. Sometimes, its just good to take a breath and reflect on the goodness of it all! Last weekend (March 13,14, 15) we held our book sale in our temporary Annex space (formerly Blockbuster Video). We told you about that sale in a previous post but we didn’t let you know yet about how successful we were!
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