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Job Opening – Library Clerk CLOSED

Part Time On-Call Library Clerk Position

Hourly Rate between $10.00-12.00

The Aloha Community Library Association is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our team at the Aloha Community Library.

Library Clerk duties include providing patron assistance at the public service desk, online data entry, and check-in, check-out, and shelving of library materials. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school or equivalent.  Refer to the job description for a comprehensive list of duties and qualifications.  This is a part time on-call position at 5 to 15 hours per week, with potential to become a permanent part time position in the fall.  Applicants must be available to work various shifts as needed, including evenings and weekends. See the Library Clerk Position Description for further details about the position. Read more →

Summer is Coming!

Summer Reading is just around the corner at the Aloha Community Library! Sign up for all ages begins Wednesday, June 1st at the library for kids and teens, and online for adults. Participants between the ages of 0 and 18 can register for either the children (infancy through 5th grade) or teen (6th through 12th grade) programs between June 1st and July 30th.  Please register at only one library.

This year, adult  readers (age 18 and up) can sign up online through WCCLS Reads to be eligible for weekly prize drawings throughout the summer.  Share book recommendations and make suggestions between June 1st and August 31st to be entered into a special prize drawing at the end of the summer! Registration does not require a WCCLS library card.

Visit our summer reading page to learn more about the exciting programs and events offered by the library this summer. We can’t wait to see you there!

Lego Free Play

THURSDAY, MAY 19 3:30-5:00PM @ THE ANNEX

Come explore your creativity with Legos! Children and teens (ages 5-17) can spend the afternoon creating masterpieces out of the legendary, colorful building blocks! We’ll provide the Legos, you provide imagination! All materials must remain at the library for future programs. Bring a friend and build! Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

This program was made possible by the Cultural Coalition of Washington County.

Spring Book “Bag” Sale

 FRIDAY, MAY 6 & SATURDAY, MAY 7 10:00AM-4:00PM

Come to the Aloha Community Library Annex for our last book sale before renovation of the new library begins! Help us make way for our new space by clearing our massive selection of books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and more. Shoppers will have the option of filling either a $5 or $10 bag with as many items as it can carry.  We hope to see you there!

Aloha Community Library Annex
17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A
Aloha, OR 97078

May Book Club

MONDAY, MAY 2 6:30-8:00PM

Join us for our monthly book club meeting to discuss A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Please call 503-259-0185 if you have any questions. No registration is required.

Aloha Community Library Annex
17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A
Aloha, OR 97078

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

ACLA Capital Campaign Underway!

 

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Since the passage of Measure 34-235 in November 2015, the Aloha Community Library Association has been gearing up to join Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) as their newest member by Fall 2016. In order to provide the library services expected of a county library, the Aloha Community Library plans to move around the corner to our Annex space (between US World Class Taekwondo and Peppermill Restaurant). This new location will allow us to grow and thrive as your community library, providing room for an expanded collection,  programming for all ages, interlibrary loans and the fulfillment of hold requests between member libraries, additional computers with internet connections, comfortable seating for studying, and much, much more. Read more →

Hard Hat Open House

SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 12-2:00PM

The Aloha Community Library is ready to Build, Move, and Thrive in a new location! Join us at the Annex after the WCCLS Art of the Story Festival (11:00am-12:00pm) to see what’s in store for us this year.hard hat

Come to learn about the Aloha Community Library’s plans to expand in 2016, visit with dedicated volunteers, staff and board members from the Aloha Community Library Association, and find out how you can help the library reach its goals to join as the newest member of Washington County Cooperative Library Services by Fall 2016!

We can’t do it without you! The Aloha Community Library needs your support more now than ever.

 

WCCLS Art of the Story

SATURDAY, APRIL 9 11:00 AM

Come to the Aloha Community Library Annex for this adult-focused program with storytellers Val Mallinson and Amy Theberge.

Val Mallinson will present Daring Dachshund Adventure Tales, totally true stories about living and traveling with her silly little ‘hot dog’ dogs. Happy Tails and Happy Trails!

Amy Theberge will share Amy Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, curious tales about how she survived childhood, summer camp, college and everything in between with a large cheerleading section of lunatics.

This event is sponsored by WCCLS’s 12th Annual Art of the Story Festival.