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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.

Fort Building 101

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 11:00 AM

We’re taking over the Community Area to make the biggest fort ever! Work with your friends to build structures from recycled boxes of all shapes and sizes.

All programs are free and open to the public. Ages 5+ recommended.

Out of This World Eclipse Fun Day

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 10:00AM-5:00PM

Drop-in throughout the day for self-guided eclipse activities and crafts. All ages welcome!

Thanks to a generous donor, a limited number of eclipse viewers will be available on a first come, first served basis. Limit two per family, while supplies last.

Eclipse Day is coming, Monday, August 21!

Prepare for the (almost) Totality! Learn all sorts of fantastic facts at Aloha Community Library’s eclipse programs!

 

Thanks to a generous donor, a limited number of eclipse viewers will be available at each of the following programs. First come, first served. Limit of two per family, while supplies last.

Dr. Ray Torley Presents Eclipses and Other Occultations
Thursday, August 10, 4:00pm

All the juicy scientific goodness you’ll need to impress your friends! Dr. Torley will share pictures and short movies of past eclipses of the sun, the moon, on Jupiter, and on Saturn. Become an eclipse chaser from the comfort of the library! Teens, adults, and curious kids who can sit through the program are welcome.

The Big Eclipse Family Storytime
Wednesday, August 16, 10:30am

A special themed version of our usual Family Storytime for pre-schoolers and early grade school kids. We’ll read eclipse and other astronomical stories geared to help our youngest patrons learn fun facts!

Out of This World Eclipse Fun Day
Saturday, August 19, 10:00am-5:00pm

Drop-in throughout the day for self-guided eclipse activities and crafts. All ages welcome!

Don’t forget – the library will open at 12:00pm on Monday, August 21st!

  • Stay home and view the eclipse safely, then visit the library from 12:00pm-8:00pm.
  • No Toddler Storytime on 8/21.

Summer Performer: Michael O’Neil

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 11:00AM

Michael O’Neill is the Co-founder of Nomadic Theatre Co. and is an acting, directing, and clowning extraordinaire. Join him for family fun and lots of laughs!

Summer Performer: Rick Huddle

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 11:00AM

Rick Huddle combines physical humor, theatrical storytelling, and music to put on variety shows that go beyond mere entertainment. Parents and children will laugh, sing, and play their way to a deeper understanding of each other.

Engineer It! Exploring Ancient Technologies

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 11:00 AM

Build a shelter, design a boat, weave a shoe, or invent a fishing tool! Try out your own engineering skills whMNCHile discovering technologies designed by Oregon’s first engineers. Native American people have long used science and engineering to create effective tools, homes, clothing, cooking methods and more – passing this knowledge down through generations. Many of these innovations are still being used today! Join us to explore a collection of Oregon artifacts from the museum and engage in fun, hands-on engineering challenges.

DIY Bug Catchers

TUESDAY, JULY 18, 11:00AM

Oh no! There are BUGS in the library! Build a bug catcher to help us get rid of the creepy crawly infestation!

Using recycled material and objects from nature, create a temporary home to catch and observe bugs. Then try out your new catcher with a bug hunt in the library! How many bugs can you find?