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2018 Teen Summer Reading Art Contest

Starting in January 2018, WCCLS card holders between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to participate in this year’s county-wide Teen Summer Reading Artwork Contest! Read more →

WCCLS Software Updates

Catalog and account software will be down starting Sunday night until Tuesday

Starting at 6:00 pm on Sunday, January 29th, the WCCLS catalog and accounts will be unavailable. This is because WCCLS will be performing software updates during this time. We anticipate that the catalog and accounts will become available sometime on Tuesday, January 31st.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • No library materials will be due on Sunday, January 29th, Monday, January 30th, or Tuesday, January 31st
  • Cloud Library e-books and audiobooks will not be available during this time
  • Follow WCCLS on Facebook and Twitter to get the most frequent updates about the downtime
  • When the catalog and accounts are available again, we will also announce it on our News & Events blog

What will be available during the software updates? 

  • You will be able to access downloadable e-books and audiobooks via Library2Go as usual while the WCCLS catalog and accounts are down
  • The wccls.org website will also be available, including WCCLS online resources and the events calendar

What will be different when the WCCLS catalog and accounts are updated?

You may notice some improvements to the appearance of the public catalog and your library account.  In addition, the staff version of the library catalog will have added functionality.

Thanks in advance for your patience while we work to upgrade our catalog and account software! We apologize for the inconvenience.

Repost from wccls.org.

2017 Teen Summer Reading Artwork Contest

For the first time at the new Aloha Community Library, WCCLS card holders between the ages of 12 and 18 are invited to participate in this year’s county-wide Teen Summer Reading Artwork Contest!

Teen artists can submit up to two original works to the Aloha Community Library for consideration between now and February 13, 2017. The winning design will be used on promotional material for this year’s summer reading program, “Build a Better World” throughout Washington County.

The winner also receives a $150 gift certificate for Powell’s Books. The second place winner receives a $50 gift certificate for Blick Art Materials, and the winner of honorable mention will get a $25 Blick gift certificate.

For additional information, please visit wccls.org or download the contest entry form and details here. Winners will be announced in March. Good luck!

 

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!

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.

Grand Opening Celebration Cancelled

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 11:00AM-2:00PM

Due to ongoing weather conditions that may not improve before the weekend, we have decided to postpone the grand opening celebration of our new location again. A new date has not yet been determined, but we look forward to celebrating with everyone soon!

In the meantime, we hope you’ll come visit us during our expanded hours (weather permitting):

  • Monday-Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Thursday-Friday, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday, Closed

Thank you for your support of the Aloha Community Library!

We’re Moving!

As you may have already heard, the Aloha Community Library is moving!  The new location is just around the corner from its current space between US World Class Taekwondo and the Peppermill Lounge at 17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A.  Library staff and volunteers are hard at work during the month of November to get everything ready to reopen in December. In the meantime, we appreciate your patience during our November closure, and look forward to seeing everyone again soon!

Please see our moving FAQ for information about the Aloha Community Library’s transition to a full-service WCCLS library. Check back soon for a reopening timeline and details about our Grand Opening Celebration in January!

Il Teatro Calamari

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2:00PM @ MT. OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH

Founded in 1995 as an international touring company by Emmy award winning puppeteer Tim Giugni, Il Teatro Calamari pursues theatrical excellence on the stage with productions that weave puppetry, mask and physical theater into whimsical and innovative theatre experiences for the entire family.

Join us for this free program hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, just across the parking lot from the Aloha Community Library.

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
17800 SW Kinnaman Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97007

Join us for this free program hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, just across the parking lot from the Aloha Community Library.

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
17800 SW Kinnaman Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97007

- See more at: http://alohalibrary.org/wp/#sthash.BL0yLred.dpuf

Join us for this free program hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, just across the parking lot from the Aloha Community Library.

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
17800 SW Kinnaman Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97007

- See more at: http://alohalibrary.org/wp/#sthash.BL0yLred.dpuf

Join us for this free program hosted by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, just across the parking lot from the Aloha Community Library.

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
17800 SW Kinnaman Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97007

- See more at: http://alohalibrary.org/wp/#sthash.BL0yLred.dpuf