North Portland Library, 512 N Killingsworth St., 503.988.5394 Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted. April 2015 FOR KIDS AND TEENS SM 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. Miércoles, 10:15-10:45 am Book Babies Storytime for children 0-12 months with adult. Thursdays, 10:15-10:45 am Preschool Storytime Storytime for children 3-6 years with adult. Thursdays, 10:45-11:15 am Tiny Tots Storytime for children 12-24 months with adult. Thursdays, 11:30 am-noon Black Storytime The African and African American experience comes alive for children 0-6 years (with a favorite adult and other family members). Saturdays, 10:30-11 am Woven Basket The whole family is invited to join papercraft artist Sarah Fagan for eco-friendly basket weaving this spring. Our basket armatures will be crafted from recycled cardstock with the woven strands coming from a variety of repurposed sources such as magazines, road maps and old sheet music. The final products are perfect for holding eggs, wildflowers or other spring treasures. Saturday, April 11, 11 am-1 pm Read to the Dogs Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog. The dogs and handlers are from Pet Partners®. Registration required; call 503.988.5394. Tuesdays, 4-6 pm Teen Lounge & Homework Center Use library computers, get homework help, or just do your homework and listen to music. For teens in grades 6-12. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm Chess Club for Children and Teens Have fun playing chess! Beginning, intermediate and advanced players are welcome. Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 am 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, April 1, 4:15-5:30 pm Kids Knit! Discover a fun new hobby by learning to knit or improving your current skills. Needles and yarn provided or bring your own supplies. For grade schoolage children and up. Saturday, April 25, 11 am-1 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. North Portland Library, 512 N Killingsworth St., 503.988.5394 FOR ADULTS Intercambio/Language Exchange Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice their Spanish, as well as with native Spanish speakers who want to practice their English. Conversación para los hablantes nativos de inglés y español que quieren mejorar el segundo idioma. Mondays/lunes, 6-7:30 pm Talk Time Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm Échange/Language Exchange Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice their French, as well as with native French speakers who want to practice their English. Participez aux séances de conversation (orale) avec des orateurs anglais qui veulent pratiquer le Français ainsi que des orateurs français voulant ameliorer leur niveau en Anglais. Tuesdays/mardi, 7-8 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. Thursdays through April 9, 12:30-4:30 pm La pantalla de oro: Películas en español / Spanish Films Esta serie ha sido seleccionada por el personal de la biblioteca, para demostrarles una variedad de temas y talentos en el cine Latino Americano contemporáneo. Acompáñenos después de la función para compartir sus reflexiones y comentarios sobre estas películas. Curated by library staff, this series of films highlights the range of talent and topics found in contemporary Latin American cinema. Join us for these thought-provoking features and stay for group discussions afterwards. Monday, April 13, 6-8 pm Lunes, 13 de abril, 6-8 pm JHS Fourteenth Annual Multicultural Film Festival North Portland Library is proud to cosponsor JHS's Multicultural Film Festival showcasing movies on the theme "Defy the Inevitable! Harvest Beyond the Brim!" Watch Harvest of Empire and join us for a discussion following the film. Tuesday, April 14, 6-7:45 pm April 2015 Pageturners Engage in stimulating conversation about books and get to know your neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Read God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria Sweet. Tuesday, April 21, 6:15-7:45 pm Black Voices Read The Long Fall by Walter Mosley. Tuesday, April 28, 6:15-7:45 pm COMPUTER CLASSES Computer Lab Friendly patient lab assistants help you practice computer skills or work on projects. Tuesdays, 1-5 pm Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm Fridays, 1:30-3:30 pm Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 pm Job Seekers Lab Update your resume, file for unemployment, or apply for jobs. Mondays, 1-5 pm Word Online* Learn how to use Microsoft's free cloud-based alternative to Word. Wednesday, April 8, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Gain the Upper Hand with Your iPad* Join us for this two-session class on the iPad. Please bring your own device and charger. Wednesday, April 15, 10:15 am-12:45 pm; and Thursday, April 16, 1-3 pm Exploring Google* Join us for this two-session class to learn about better ways to search, use your Google account, and learn about Google news, maps and more. Mondays, April 20 and 27, 5:30-7:30 pm * See online description for individual class requirements. Please 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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