Events Calendar

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Blacksmith Garden Exhibit

All Day 7/5 - 7/31
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Stevenson
Description:
Enjoy viewing this exhibit promoting the Northwest Blacksmith Association and Blacksmiths' art work in the region. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room Gallery
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters.  Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters.  Work will be displayed in the library's me...
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Enjoy Vancouver's First Friday Downtown at the library. Meet the featured local artists on Friday and view their work throughout the weekend.  Exhibit opening Friday, August 3, 5-8:30 pm and runs through Monday, August 6. ...

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Blacksmith Garden Exhibit

All Day 7/5 - 7/31
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Stevenson
Description:
Enjoy viewing this exhibit promoting the Northwest Blacksmith Association and Blacksmiths' art work in the region. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room Gallery
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters.  Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters.  Work will be displayed in the library's me...
Branch: Off-site
Ages: Families, Adults
Program Type: Book Sale/Fundraiser, Friends or Foundation
Description:
Satisfy Your Senses Art and Wine event will benefit Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation. Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar will donate 10% of food and beverage (including wine and beer) sales during this three day (Fri, Sa...
Branch: La Center Community Library
Room: Lawn - La Center
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale/Fundraiser, Friends or Foundation
Description:
Stop by the book sale on the library's front lawn during La Center's Our Days festivities. Featuring high quality books at low, low prices. Saturday July 28: 9 am - 4 pm Sunday July 29: 10 am - 12 pm (Buck-a-Bag Sale Sunday!)   ...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join other adults in a weekly craft project. All experience levels welcome. Working on your own project?  Bring it along and chat with other craft-minded people. Refreshments provided by Friends of Vancouver Community Library. ...

Intro to 3D Design

11:30am - 12:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Come and play with TINKERCAD®! Learn the basics of this free web-based 3D design software and get started creating your own objects for 3D printing. Workshop attendees can have their projects printed on the library's 3D printer. This workshop is a...

3D Printing Open Lab

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
     Drop in to watch a 3D printer in action. Browse 3D designs or bring in your own .STL file for review by a library staff member for potential printing.  Attend the 3D Design workshop to learn how to create your own objects fo...

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Blacksmith Garden Exhibit

All Day 7/5 - 7/31
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Stevenson
Description:
Enjoy viewing this exhibit promoting the Northwest Blacksmith Association and Blacksmiths' art work in the region. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room Gallery
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters.  Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters.  Work will be displayed in the library's me...

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For families with kids ages 0-9. ...

Sew Crafty

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Bring your current project, make new friends, and show off your handiwork! This is a social group and not an instructional class. ...

Short-Story Talk

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
Join us for an afternoon of Short-Story Talk. Listen to a short story and share your thoughts, opinions, and insights with others. ...

Vancouver Chess Club

4:00pm - 7:45pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Drop in for informal chess games.  Bring your own board and chess pieces or use ours. All ages and abilities welcome! ...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Learn how to use simple Python in EarSketch to create original songs and compositions. No experience necessary!  Please bring a set of headphones or earbuds for this course. For makers 8 and older.  Space is limited. Please show up promp...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Family Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Families with kids ages 0-6 are welcome! Meets Mondays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 11:00 am. ...

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Blacksmith Garden Exhibit

All Day 7/5 - 7/31
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Stevenson
Description:
Enjoy viewing this exhibit promoting the Northwest Blacksmith Association and Blacksmiths' art work in the region. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room Gallery
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters.  Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters.  Work will be displayed in the library's me...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Stitch Wits

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join our drop-in stitchery group! Bring your project to work on at this informal get-together. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning, quilting and all other kinds of textile crafts are welcome. Weekly, Tuesdays at 10 am and Wednesdays at 6 pm. ...

English Conversation Circle

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Children's activities provided. ...

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: La Center Community Library
Room: Upstairs - La Center
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Families with children ages 0-9 are welcome. ...

Music and Movement

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Woodland Community Library
Room: Upstairs - Woodland
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime

Bookmobile Stop in Murdock

10:30am - 11:15am
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Job Lab

11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Get help with your job search on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Topics include: • Job listings • New careers • Résumé and cover letter • Computer skills • Online applications • Interview tips • Exam prep • Employment-related lear...

BJ the Clown

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Courtyard - Three Creeks
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance
Description:
One of the Northwest's best-known clowns performs an exciting mix of physical comedy, magic, juggling, music, storytelling and puppetry. www.bjtheclown.com ...

Bookmobile Stop in Pitt

12:45pm - 1:15pm
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Tuesdays Rock!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Are you ready for some fun this summer? Drop in Tuesday afternoons for a wide range of creative and interactive projects for all ages. 6/26 - Oceans In A Bottle 7/3 - No event will be held (Enjoy the 4th!) 7/10 - Bug Beading 7/17 - Bubble...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Early Learning Center
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Explore, tinker, build, demolish, invent, code and create this summer at Maker Camp. Join us each week for a drop-in project to develop your maker skills and learn something new!  For makers age 5 and older. ...

Tuesday Games!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Immerse yourself in a world of adventure! Explore forbidding keeps, ancient ruins and dangerous dungeons. Join your fellow heroes and do battle with monsters while seeking legendary treasures. Play Dungeons & Dragons from 4-6 pm on Tuesdays in ou...

Build it!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Description:
For ages 5-12. ...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
This summer, make something that benefits the community. Each week we'll focus on a project to donate to a community organization. For makers ages 8 and up. ...
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Receive practical advice on how to safeguard your assets and health care wishes during and after your lifetime. Acquire up-to-date knowledge about wills, living trusts, advanced directives, HIPAA waivers, how to avoid probate, what to do when there a...
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: South Deck
Ages: Families, Adults
Program Type: Performance
Description:
Join us for Underwood Jazz Society as they delight us with a wide range of musical styles. ...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit, Speaker or Forum
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters. Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters. She will share about the making of her paint...

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room Gallery
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters.  Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters.  Work will be displayed in the library's me...
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...

Adult Book Group

9:00am - 10:00am
Branch: La Center Community Library
Room: Upstairs - La Center
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
This month we are discussing Between the World and Me by Te-Nehisi Coates. A profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a black father for his son, Between the World...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Scavenger Hunts

10:00am - 8:00pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Come find hidden pictures in the library and earn a small prize. ...

Stitchery Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Small Community Room
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join us for all or part of this informal, drop-in, get-together. Any stitchery hobby is welcome: knitting, crochet, spinning, lap quilting, needlepoint, counted cross-stitch - even mending. ...

Citizenship Classes

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Applying for citizenship and need help studying to pass the test? Free citizenship classes will help you prepare. Our experienced instructor uses the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) curriculum, along with games and activities, to prep...

Toddler Summer Dance Party

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Dance, baby, dance! Calling all toddlers to join us for a 30-minute dance party! For ages 2-3 with caregiver. ...

Explore! for 3-6 year olds

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Get hands-on exposure to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) topics for 3-6 year olds. Parent participation is required. Repeats on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am. ...

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For families with kids ages 0-9. ...

BJ the Clown

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: La Center Community Library
Room: Lawn - La Center
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance
Description:
One of the Northwest's best-known clowns performs an exciting mix of physical comedy, magic, juggling, music, storytelling and puppetry. www.bjtheclown.com ...
Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Kazoo-along (off-site)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Branch: Woodland Community Library
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Join the fun and hum along with a Kazoo band. Kazoos will be provided - you can keep yours! Presented at: Hoffman Park 899 Park St Woodland, WA 98674 Sponsored by Friends of Woodland Community Library. ...

Movie Madness

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Movie
Description:
Enjoy popcorn and a movie on the big screen. ...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance
Description:
A show filled with music and dance. Enjoy colorful and original dances highlighting Hawaiian, Samoan, Tahitian and New Zealand cultures. www.paradiseofsamoa.com ...

OMSI Science Circus

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: Washougal Community Center
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance
Description:
The Oregon Museum of Science & Industry presents Rhys Thomas (of JuggleMania) who presents the knowledge of nature (Physics) using hilarity and dexterity. Be entertained by tons of tricks, volunteers, and the irresistible force of levity. Ages...
Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Chess Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Drop in for informal chess games. Bring your own board and chess pieces, or use ours.  For ages 8 and up. ...

Geology Rocks

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Vancouver Mall Library
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Do you have your own personal rock? Does your mom wash your clothes with rocks? Are you brave enough to lick at rock? If you build your house on a fault line, will you survive an earthquake? Gear up for some fun with geology rocks. Ages 7 - 12. ...

Ridgefield Gaming Group

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Large Community Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Play RPGs and socialize. Event will take place either in the Large Community Room or in the library. ...
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
This month we are discussing The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade....
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Ages: Tweens
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
This month we are discussing Pilfer Academy by Lauren Magaziner. When George is brought to Pilfer Academy, a secret school for training young thieves, he has the time of his life ... until he realizes he's much too good-hearted to actually steal a...

Knit and Knatter

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Branch: Vancouver Mall Library
Room: In Library - Vancouver Mall
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Already know how to knit and would like to cast on with other knitters? Interested in other fiber arts and looking for some social time? Then this is just the place you are looking for. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Beginning and intermediate level speakers are welcome. Meets weekly at Three Creeks except for the third Wednesday of the month. ...

Stitch Wits

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Reading Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join our drop-in stitchery group! Bring your project to work on at this  informal get-together. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning, quilting and all other kinds of textile crafts are welcome. Tuesdays at 10 am and Wednesdays at 6 pm. ...
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Ages: Families, Adults
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Bring your family and friends for Trivia night at 54°40′ Brewing Company. Play solo or form a team and put that collective brain to work. Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Event held the first Wednesday of each month at: 54°40′ Brewing ...

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room Gallery
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Venture into a fantastical world of vibrant colors and whimsical metal characters.  Vancouver artist Chrissie Forbes will be showcasing her impressionistic oil paintings and found object critters.  Work will be displayed in the library's me...
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. This stop is in the p...
Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Grounds - Battle Ground
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance
Description:
A show filled with music and dance. Enjoy colorful and original dances highlighting Hawaiian, Samoan, Tahitian and New Zealand cultures. www.paradiseofsamoa.com ...

Ice Cream Social

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Description:
Celebrate a summer of reading by eating ice cream! There will also be summer games and crafts. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
This group meets on the first Thursday afternoon of every month. This month we're discussing The Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. Two leading spiritual masters share their wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversit...

Mahjong at the Library

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Large Community Room
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Enjoy socializing and playing the fascinating game of Mahjong. ...
Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
Calling all Reading Rangers! Are you too old for storytime? Ready for chapter books? Then grab an adult to join you and come ready to discuss, have fun and make new friends. For ages 5-8 and their accompanying adult.  Come to the book discuss...

Mobile Devices Lab

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Conference Room
Description:
First Thursdays and third Tuesdays, 5-6 pm. ...

Needle Crafters

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Bring any needlecraft project, get advice, show off your handiwork, and make new friends. Meets every Thursday evening. ...

Coding Club: Ages 6-18

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
The Vancouver Kids Coding Club offers a fun and explorative environment to learn code literacy. With guided sessions, led by industry professionals, combined with free exploration time the members of the group are able to develop skills in diffe...
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
This month we are discussing Full Rip 9.0 by Sandi Doughton. ...

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...

Explore! for 3-6 year olds

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Get hands-on exposure to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) topics for 3-6 year olds. Parent participation is required. Repeats on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am. ...

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For families with kids ages 0-6. Join us every Friday morning! ...
Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance, Speaker or Forum
Description:
Eve, of Evelyn's Garden, shares creepy crawlies that you may find in your yard or garden. Some are good, and some are bad, but all have something fascinating you can learn about. Look at bugs up close with a magnifying glass and even hold a few. Best...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

Build It!

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Branch: La Center Community Library
Room: Upstairs - La Center
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Inspire your imagination and develop your STEM skills. You never know what we'll build with LEGO® bricks, blocks, boxes, or other fun materials. For ages 4 and up. ...

Funtastic Friday

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Description:
Are you ready for some fun? Drop in Friday afternoons for a wide range of creative and interactive projects for all ages. ...

DIY Book Art - Hedgehogs

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Spend the afternoon creating three-dimensional works of art using recycled books. Bring your creativity and we’ll provide the materials. For ages 13 and up, but ages 9-12 may participate if accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Sign up&n...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Enjoy Vancouver's First Friday Downtown at the library. Meet the featured local artists on Friday and view their work throughout the weekend.  Exhibit opening Friday, August 3, 5-8:30 pm and runs through Monday, August 6. ...

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Enjoy Vancouver's First Friday Downtown at the library. Meet the featured local artists on Friday and view their work throughout the weekend.  Exhibit opening Friday, August 3, 5-8:30 pm and runs through Monday, August 6. ...
Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Ages: Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale/Fundraiser, Friends or Foundation
Description:
Meet the Friends of Ridgefield Community Library, learn about the new library project and the fundraising campaign, and browse books and other items for purchase. All funds raised support Ridgefield Community Library. Find us at: Farmers' Market Ove...

Technology Time

9:15am - 10:00am
Branch: Vancouver Mall Library
Room: In Library - Vancouver Mall
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Reserve a time for assistance with your eDevice (bring your own). Make an appointment - stop in or call 360-906-5000 ask for the Vancouver Mall Library. ...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Teen Central
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Description:
Superheroes! Animation! Movies based on books! Ease on into the weekend with a morning movie in our teen room. ...
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Bring your kids for family fun. Listen to stories, interact with the book, and then play your heart out. Storytime will be from 10:30 to 11:00 am. Open Play follows, full of games, crafts and activities for the whole family. ...

Come and Play on Saturday

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Description:
Arts, music, games and more for ages 0-6 and their caregivers. Wear your play clothes since things might get messy!  For 0-6 year olds and their grownups. ...

Splash and Play

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Courtyard - Three Creeks
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Play water games and splash around. Dress to get wet. Please bring a towel to dry off if you are planning on using the library afterwards. ...

Job Lab

11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Get help with your job search on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Topics include: • Job listings • New careers • Résumé and cover letter • Computer skills • Online applications • Interview tips • Exam prep • Employment-related lear...

Spanish Conversation Circle

11:00am - 12:30pm
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Pat Redjou Adult Literacy Area
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Practice your Spanish-speaking skills with other adults. Join our facilitated group for intermediate-level Spanish speakers. We help each other learn! ...

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Family Room
Ages: Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Families with kids ages 0-6 are welcome! Meets Mondays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 11:00 am. ...

Dungeons & Dragons

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games or Fun
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Performance
Description:
Rick Huddles performs parodies of alternative rock songs from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, mashed up with characters from picture books. Get your little ones singing and dancing to bands like They Might Be Giants, REM, & The Clash, as they get excited ...

Saturdays Rock!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Are you ready for some fun? Drop in Saturday afternoons for a wide range of creative and interactive projects for all ages. June 30 - Oceans In A Bottle July 14 - Kaleidoscope Creation July 21 - Get Your Dance On July 28 - BreakOut Kit&nb...
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Stop struggling with your tablet or smart phone alone! Come to the library where our staff will happily help with your questions. Bring your device to this walk-in lab on the first Saturday and second Friday of the month. ...
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Enjoy Vancouver's First Friday Downtown at the library. Meet the featured local artists on Friday and view their work throughout the weekend.  Exhibit opening Friday, August 3, 5-8:30 pm and runs through Monday, August 6. ...

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Enjoy Vancouver's First Friday Downtown at the library. Meet the featured local artists on Friday and view their work throughout the weekend.  Exhibit opening Friday, August 3, 5-8:30 pm and runs through Monday, August 6. ...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join other adults in a weekly craft project. All experience levels welcome. Working on your own project?  Bring it along and chat with other craft-minded people. Refreshments provided by Friends of Vancouver Community Library. ...

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Enjoy Vancouver's First Friday Downtown at the library. Meet the featured local artists on Friday and view their work throughout the weekend.  Exhibit opening Friday, August 3, 5-8:30 pm and runs through Monday, August 6. ...

StoryWalk (off-site)

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Join Three Creeks Community Library for a fun storytime experience for families with small children. Parents join in the fun, too! We will meet at: H. B. Fuller Park 389 NW 139th St Vancouver, WA 98685 ...

Sew Crafty

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Conference Room
Ages: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Bring your current project, make new friends, and show off your handiwork! This is a social group and not an instructional class. ...

Maker Camp

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Make, create, craft, code and more!  Join a community of makers around the world to swap ideas. Make a new project each week. Sign up for one or all of the workshops. Limited space. Best for kids over 8. ...
Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Ages: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale/Fundraiser, Friends or Foundation
Description:
Show your support for a bigger, better library! Dine in at 206 N Main Avenue in Ridgefield or take out by calling 360-887-7200 during this special fundraiser and Vinnie's Pizza will donate 10% of all food sales to support the Ridgefield Library ...

Vancouver Chess Club

4:00pm - 7:45pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Drop in for informal chess games.  Bring your own board and chess pieces or use ours. All ages and abilities welcome! ...
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Families, Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Description:
Join us for a chance to meet and talk with the candidates for the Branch Manager position at Stevenson Community Library. Event will be held in the Gallery after the library is closed. Please use the downstairs entrance. Refreshments provi...
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Ages: New Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Description:
Meet, mingle, and share your book savvy in a fun atmosphere. Pick up your copy of the book at Washougal Community Library or 54°40′ Brewing Company. Aug - Elephant Company by Vicki Croke Sep - The Life And Times Of the Thunderbolt Kid by B...

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Family Room
Ages: Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Families with kids ages 0-6 are welcome! Meets Mondays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 11:00 am. ...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Art Show - White Salmon
Ages: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Award winning photographer, Shelly Peterson specializes in newborn, baby, maternity, and family photography in the Columbia Gorge Area. Her images are a sophisticated combination of both modern and vintage elements creating timeless pieces of art. ...

Master Gardening Display

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Go Native. Stop Noxious Weeds from invading our landscape. Want to learn more?  Stop by and pick up hand outs and view our display case. ...
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Magazine Area Gallery
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Delight in the whimsical ceramic and mixed-media creations of local artists' Kelly Keigwin and Sam MacKenzie. Lovable characters and playful designs, KeigKenzie Studios aims to bring smiles to peoples faces. Artworks will be on display in t...

Photo contest display

All Day 8/3 - 8/30
Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Stevenson
Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Description:
Each year the Gorge Refuge Stewards hosts a photo contest for youth ages 10-18 and encourages them to capture their perspective on what makes Steigerwald National Wildlife Refuge a special community resource. The 12 winning youth photos for 2018...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...

English Conversation Circle

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Children's activities provided. ...

Stitch Wits

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join our drop-in stitchery group! Bring your project to work on at this informal get-together. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning, quilting and all other kinds of textile crafts are welcome. Weekly, Tuesdays at 10 am and Wednesdays at 6 pm. ...

Job Lab

11:00am - 1:00pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Ages: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Description:
Get help with your job search on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Topics include: • Job listings • New careers • Résumé and cover letter • Computer skills • Online applications • Interview tips • Exam prep • Employment-related lear...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Ages: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Description:
Welcome! The bookmobile is a public library and contains a wide variety of materials for both children and adults. Please ask library staff if you need assistance in locating materials to meet your individual or family needs. Find printable b...
Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Ages: Families, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Speaker or Forum
Description:
Usted es el maestro más importante en las vidas de sus niños. Pero puede ser difícil saber que decirles sobre la pubertad y como explicarles los cambios que trae. En esta conversación, vamos a: Identificar lo que cada niño/a debe saber sobre la...

Recycled Band

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Ages: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Join us as we use ordinary everyday recycled items to create musical instruments! At the end of the program there will be a parade featuring our newly created treasures! You may bring your own recycled item or we will have some materials provided....

Tuesdays Rock!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Are you ready for some fun this summer? Drop in Tuesday afternoons for a wide range of creative and interactive projects for all ages. 6/26 - Oceans In A Bottle 7/3 - No event will be held (Enjoy the 4th!) 7/10 - Bug Beading 7/17 - Bubble...
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Early Learning Center
Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
Create your own musical instrument using common craft supplies and conductive materials. Then bring your instrument to life with MakeyMakey!  For makers age 5 and up. ...

Tuesday Games!

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Ages: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Description:
Immerse yourself in a world of adventure! Explore forbidding keeps, ancient ruins and dangerous dungeons. Join your fellow heroes and do battle with monsters while seeking legendary treasures. Play Dungeons & Dragons from 4-6 pm on Tuesdays in ou...

Build it!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Description:
For ages 5-12. ...

Make a Better World

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Ages: Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Description:
This summer, make something that benefits the community. For makers ages 8 and up. ...