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Owls in Winter


Whoooo’s calling in winter? While most birds wait until spring, owls start preparing to nest in the heart of winter. Come learn about Beaverton owls and take home all the skills you need to plan an owl prowl with your family. Presented by the THPRD Nature Mobile.

The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge


Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a nasty, mean, snarling old geezer with no care for anything other than his  money. Scrooge’s one and only friend visits him as a ghost, and starts him on a journey that melts his icy heart and teaches him the joys of caring for, and giving to others.

Join us for this family-friendly adaptation of A Christmas Carol and enjoy treats and refreshments at the library. All ages welcome!

Thanksgiving Crafts


Fall and Thanksgiving crafts will be in the children’s area all day during open hours! Stop by to make something for your Thanksgiving celebration.

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!

Nature Mobile: Beavers are Ecosystem Engineers


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


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


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.