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. FOR FAMILIES 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 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. 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 FOR TEENS 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 FOR ADULTS 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 Mah-Jong 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 Pageturners 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 volunteers. Saturdays, April 18-May 30, 1-3 pm (except May 23) COMPUTER CLASSES 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 participate. Saturday, April 18, 3-5 pm Presentations* 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.
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