Troutdale Library, 2451 SW Cherry Park Rd., 503.988.5355 Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted. FOR FAMILIES Pajama Time Put on your pajamas, grab a bedtime buddy, and join us for stories, songs and fun. For children 0-6 years with adult. Tuesdays, 6:30-7 pm Toddler Storytime Storytime for children 24-36 months with adult. Thursdays, 10:15-10:45 am Preschool Storytime Storytime for children 3-6 years with adult. Thursdays, 11:15-11:45 am Hora de Cuentos / Spanish Storytime Se presentan cuentos, canciones y rimas en español para familias con niños de 0 a 6 años de edad. Sábados, 3-3:30 pm Family Craft Hour/Hora de Manualidades Bring art and color into your life with our very simple crafts for the entire family. All materials will be provided. Manualidades para toda la familia. Todos los materiales serán proporcionados. Thursdays/jueves, noon-1 pm Saturdays/sábados, 4-5 pm Listos para el kínder Listos para el kínder es un programa en español que ofrece una variedad de actividades de aprendizaje que mejoran el desarrollo de la alfabetización temprana de niños de 4 y 5 años de edad, quienes no han participado en otros programas educativos y cuyo idioma es el español. Este programa también comparte con los padres maneras fáciles de ayudar a sus hijos a estar listos para el kínder. Es necesario reqistrarse con anticipación; llame al 503.988.4503. Jueves, 5 de febrero al 7 de mayo, 4-5:30 pm (excepto 26 de marzo y 2 de abril) February 2015 African Storytelling Join Habiba, a native of Ghana, in learning stories about African history. Habiba offers an interactive, multicultural performance with authentic West African costume, spiced with singing and movement. Thursday, February 12, 11:15 am-noon Wooden Train Playtime Children ages 2 and up (with a favorite adult) who enjoy trains can put together and run wooden trains in the library. This fun-filled program connects junior train fans with creative and imaginative play activities. Wednesday, February 18, 10:15-11 am The Green Bird: A Mexican Story Join the Oregon Shadow Theatre for an entertaining shadow play based on a Mexican folktale. Colorful and intricate shadow puppets combine with live music, voices and sound effects to create delightful family entertainment. Saturday, February 21, 3-4 pm 90-Second Newbery Film Festival 2015 The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books in 90 seconds or less. Submit your video to James Kennedy at [email protected] by January 19. Then get your chance to view a screening co-hosted by festival founder James Kennedy. Sunday, February 22, 5-6 pm FOR KIDS Legos @ the Library Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. Each month, we’ll build a new structure to put on display. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations welcome. For kids ages 5-11. Wednesday, February 11, 4:30-5:30 pm Science Squad Join our exclusive club of mad scientists and help us explore life's mysteries through science experiments. All supplies will be provided. For children in grades K-5. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503.988.5234. Tuesday, February 17, 4:30-5:30 pm Family programming made possible in part by The Library Foundation. If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in an event or class, please call 503.988.5402. Please give 48 hours notice to allow us to better serve you. Troutdale Library, 2451 SW Cherry Park Rd., 503.988.5355 February 2015 FOR TEENS FOR ADULTS Teen Council Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks, and have fun! Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. Wednesday, February 4, 4:30-5:30 pm Friday, February 20, 4:30-5:30 pm Doing Dough: Cinnamon Rolls Life's too short to eat store-bought cinnamon rolls, so come learn to make your own. You'll need a rolling pin, and Jean Johnson, your teacher, will bring the ingredients. This introduction to yeast doughs will empower you to bake, and this winter when people walk into your kitchen, they'll say, "It smells good in here." Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503.988.5234. Saturday, February 7, 11:30 am-12:30 pm Valentine Needle Felting Make a sweet for your sweetheart (or yourself) this Valentine's Day. Using needle felting techniques, we'll create beautiful and intricate soft sculpture cakes, cookies and other confections that you can take home at the end of class. Great for beginners. Tuesday, February 10, 4-6 pm White Lotus Japanese Club If you like anime, manga or Japanese culture, come on in! We will be drawing, reading, socializing, watching movies, and even cooking Japanese food every now and then. Come and learn more! For teens in grades 6-12. Tuesday, February 10, 4-5 pm Tuesday, February 24, 4-5 pm Pageturners Join us for Everybody Reads, Multnomah County Library’s annual community reading project. Read The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson. Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Monday, February 9, 6:30-7:45 pm From Saving to Serving: On Intervening in the Lives of Others Many of us try to make a positive difference in the world through our work and volunteering, and we often find that this can be difficult. The language of helping reflects this difficulty. Charity sounds admirable to some and offensive to others. Service can be bland, saving can be paternalistic, and social entrepreneurship can feel corporate. Join Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis for a conversation that will explore why it’s so hard to find the right words for the good work we try to do in the world. How should we think and talk about our efforts to make positive change? Made possible by The Library Foundation. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503.988.5234. Saturday, February 21, 11:30 am-12:30 pm COMPUTER CLASSES E-books and Audiobooks: Hands-On Help Got an e-reader? Like to read on your tablet? Want to read or listen to a book on your phone or iPod? Drop in for oneon-one help. Please bring your device and any other equipment you need to download and/or transfer. Made possible in part by The Library Foundation. Sunday, February 8, 2-3 pm Family programming made possible in part by The Library Foundation. If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in an event or class, please call 503.988.5402. Please give 48 hours notice to allow us to better serve you.
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