April 2015 - Multnomah County Library

Gresham Library, 385 NW Miller Ave., 503.988.5387
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a
first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Hora de Cuentos / Spanish Storytime
Se presentan cuentos, canciones y rimas en español para
familias con niños de 0 a 6 años de edad.
Lunes, 11:15 am-mediodía
Book Babies
Storytime for children 0-12 months with adult.
Tuesdays, 10:15-11:15 am
Thursdays, 3-4 pm
Toddler Storytime
Storytime for children 24-36 months with adult.
Thursdays, 11 am-noon
Tiny Tots
Storytime for children 12-24 months with adult.
Fridays, 10-11 am
Preschool Storytime
Storytime for children 3-6 years with adult.
Fridays, 11 am-noon
Día de los Niños y Día de los Libros / Children's Day
and Day of the Books
Una celebración de la niñez y el alfabetismo bilingüe. Ven
y disfruta de música, manualidades y actividades
especiales. A celebration of childhood and bilingual
literacy. Join us for music, crafts and special activities.
Saturday, April 11, 2-4 pm
Sábado, 11 de abril, 2-4 pm
Hora de Manualidades / Family Craft Hour
Agrega arte y color a tu vida con estas sencillas
manualidades para toda la familia. Todos los materiales
serán proporcionados. Bring art and color into your life with
our very simple crafts for the entire family. All materials will
be provided.
Friday, April 17, 1-2 pm
Viernes, 17 de abril, 1-2 pm
April 2015
Joyería de Materiales Reciclados / Recycled Jewelry
María Alvarado enseñará esta clase, y demostrará como
crear joyería de materiales reciclados comunes. Para
adultos y jóvenes mayores de 8 años. Todos los
materiales serán proporcionados. Maria Alvarado will teach
you how to create jewelry out of common recyclable
materials. This program is for adults and children 8 years
and older. All materials will be provided.
Saturday, April 25, 2-4 pm
Sábado, 25 de abril, 2-4 pm
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.
Tuesday, April 14, 4-5 pm
Pokémon Free Play
Are you a Pokémon fan? If so, join us for some Pokémon
free-play. If you’re just starting with Pokémon, come learn
from our on-staff expert and beginner cards. The Pokémon
Club is a great opportunity to meet new friends! For kids
ages 5-11.
Monday, April 20, 4-5 pm
Build It! Bridge-Building Workshop for Kids
Do you love to build? Is your brain wired for Legos? Could
you be a future engineer, or do you just like to play with
glue and make stuff? If you answered yes to any of these
questions, this event is for you! Inspired by the amazing
book The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland &
Vancouver, we will make a popsicle-stick replica of one of
our local bridges.
Tuesday, April 28, 4-5 pm
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.
Tuesday, April 7, 4-5 pm
Tuesday, April 21, 4-5 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.
Gresham Library, 385 NW Miller Ave., 503.988.5387
Yarn Club
Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come join the fun
as we learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome.
Please bring your own supplies.
Sundays, 2:30-4:30 pm
Join a mah-jong group for an afternoon of fun. No experience
required as the group has a coach to teach new players.
Tuesdays, 1-4 pm
Job Seekers Support Group
Join us as we discover the secrets to finding a wonderful job.
Topics vary weekly and we'll have occasional guest speakers.
You will have lots of support from other job seekers.
Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm
Tax Help
Trained tax preparers volunteer their time and expertise to help
you with your tax forms. Bring your photo ID, Social Security card,
last year's return and this year's paperwork. This program is
sponsored by AARP.
Wednesdays through April 15, noon-4:30 pm
Read People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. Engage in
stimulating conversation about books and get to know your
neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Thursday, April 2, 2-3 pm
It’s Time for a Fresh Start: Project Clean Slate*
If you have a record with Multnomah County, Project Clean Slate
can help. Supported by the Multnomah County District Attorney's
Office, Multnomah County Public Defender Office, Oregon
Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Independent Development
Enterprise Alliance.
Thursday, April 16, 6-6:45 pm
Citizenship Classes*
Learn about the process of becoming a citizen in a six-session
series of classes. Classes are in English, and are taught by library
Saturdays, April 18-May 30, 1-3 pm (except May 23)
Windows 8.1*
Bring your own Windows 8 laptop or tablet to this class to learn
the basics of Windows 8.1.
Thursday, April 2, 10 am-noon
April 2015
Android Tablet Essentials*
Learn the basic layout of your Android tablet, settings, apps and
more. Please bring your own tablet, fully charged.
Saturdays, April 4 and 11, 3-5 pm
Computer Basics*
Learn the very basics of using a Windows-based computer, a
keyboard and a mouse. No experience is necessary.
Thursday, April 9, 10 am-noon
Introduction to Computers*
Learn basic computer skills in this six-session course.
Thursdays, April 16-May 21, 10 am-noon
Word Processing*
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 and other
word processing products.
Tuesday, April 7, 10 am-noon
Introduction to Spreadsheets*
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 and other
spreadsheet products.
Tuesday, April 14, 10 am-noon
Me, My Family and I: An Introduction to Genealogy*
We’ll get you started so you can learn more about your family
history. You must be comfortable using a keyboard and a mouse.
Saturday, April 18, 11 am-1 pm
Make a Basic Website*
Learn how to build a basic website using the Google Sites
application. You must have a Google or Gmail account in order to
Saturday, April 18, 3-5 pm
This is an introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint. To participate,
you must have word processing skills.
Tuesday, April 21, 10 am-noon
E-books & Audiobooks at the Library*
Learn about resources you can use to find e-books and
audiobooks. There will also be limited time to practice.
Saturday, April 25, 3-5 pm
Email 101*
Get started with the free web-based email service, Gmail. You
must be comfortable using a keyboard and a mouse.
Tuesday, April 28, 10 am-noon
* Registration required; register online, in the library or by
calling 503.988.5234.
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.