Events Calendar

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Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy a range of artworks done in pen & ink and watercolor, of members in the Animal Kingdom featuring natural science renderings, as well as whimsical children's book art. ...

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...

Exhibit: Winter Wonderland

All Day 12/1 - 12/31
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy viewing a collection of Snowmen presented by staff of Cascade Park Community Library. ...

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy a range of artworks done in pen & ink and watercolor, of members in the Animal Kingdom featuring natural science renderings, as well as whimsical children's book art. ...

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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 - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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 for 3D printing! This work...

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy a range of artworks done in pen & ink and watercolor, of members in the Animal Kingdom featuring natural science renderings, as well as whimsical children's book art. ...

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
After stories, we'll make a craft together. The Monday storytime repeats on Wednesday each week. ...

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Families
Program Type: Storytime

Welcome to Medicare

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Speaker or Forum
Program description:
New-to-Medicare? Learn about the basics of Medicare Parts A, B, C, & D from SHIBA volunteers who will help you understand your rights and options. Offered in Vancouver, except in June and November, when it is offered in Battle Ground. SHIBA is...

Sew Crafty

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

Let's Play Chess

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Room: In Library - Goldendale
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
A special time and place to play chess for all ages and abilities. Play by ability level or play with a friend. Some instruction available. We have a few chess boards, or feel free to bring your own. Meets weekly on Mondays. ...

Vancouver Chess Club

4:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
Drop in for informal chess games.  Bring your own board and chess pieces or use ours. All ages and abilities welcome! ...

Community Sewing Circle

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Join some dedicated sewing enthusiasts as they craft much-needed items such as tote bags, blankets, quilts, bibs and pillow cases for local shelters, hospitals, nursing homes and other charities. We have two sewing machines available—or bring yo...

Adult Book Group

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group

Family Storytime

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

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...

Stitch Wits

10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Children's activities provided. ...

Job Lab

11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Tax Help/Legal
Program description:
Get enrolled in health care insurance during the 2018 Open Enrollment period! Navigators, certified by the Health Benefit Exchange, will be available to: Explain coverage options and financial assistance to lower the cost of insurance premiu...

Wreaths for the Winter

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Woodland Community Library
Room: Woodland Community Center
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Create your own beautiful winter or holiday wreath. Materials will be provided. Please bring any items you would like to use or share with others. Creating will be done at: Woodland Community Center, 782 Park St. (next to the library) ...

Tuesday Games

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program 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. This group is in...

Build It!

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

Teen Book Group

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
In November we will be discussing Heartless by Marissa Meyer. Pick up a copy of the “book of the month” which is yours to keep (while supplies last).   ...

NaNoWriMo Come Write In

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Washougal Community Library
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun, Meeting
Program description:
Every November, thousands of writers around the world congregate at Come Write In spaces to pursue their creative dreams and write the first draft of their novel in 50,000 words in 30 days.  We welcome you to drop-in Come Write In weekly sess...

NaNoWriMo Come Write In

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Every November, thousands of writers around the world congregate at Come Write In spaces to pursue their creative dreams and write the first draft of their novel in 50,000 words in 30 days.  We welcome you to drop-in Come Write In weekly sess...

Adult Book Group

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: In Library - Ridgefield
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
This month we are discussing Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan. ...

Write-On

6:15pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
A safe place to share your writing. Feedback can be provided upon request. Share your challenges and successes with other writers. ...

Wordmasters

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Need encouragement on your literary journey? Join us at Wordmasters on the fourth Tuesday of every month. All genres welcome! ...

Teen Council

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
Share your ideas with a focus group of teen volunteers, and help to improve the library experience for your peers. Plus—eat snacks and have fun in the process! For teens ages 12-18. ...

FAMILY STORYTIME

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...
Library Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...

Stitchery Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Small Community Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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. ...

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Woodland Community Library
Room: Upstairs - Woodland
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime

Let's Talk Grammar!

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Pat Redjou Adult Literacy Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Practice speaking English in a comfortable setting. Everyone is welcome. Children's activities provided. On Wednesdays, join us to practice your English grammar. On Thursdays we have a conversation group for all levels. ...

Music & Movement

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
After stories, we'll make a craft together. The Monday storytime repeats on Wednesday each week. ...

Baby Storytime: Pre-Walkers

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
This is one-on-one storytime geared specifically for pre-walking babies and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome as long as they are engaged in the baby storytime or will be supervised by another adult in a separate area. ...
Library Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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 ...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...

Teen XBox Game Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
Teens are invited to play library-owned games on the Xbox in the new teen area on Wednesday afternoons. ...
Library Branch: Yale Library Express
Age Group: Teens, Families, Adults
Program description:
Yale Library Express is open inside Yale Elementary School on Wednesdays from 2:30-4 pm. ...

Ridgefield Gaming Group

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Large Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
Play RPGs and socialize. Event will take place either in the Large Community Room or in the library. ...

Tween Book Group

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: In Library - Ridgefield
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
Borrow a book, read it and bring it back to discussion group. Enjoy a snack and craft while you talk about the book you read. We are discussing The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Lexile 580. ...

Knit and Natter

5:30pm - 6:45pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Mall Library
Room: In Library - Vancouver Mall
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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. ...

ADULT YA BOOK GROUP

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
Grown ups love YA Lit, too! Join us for a lively discussion about this month's title. All adults are welcome. ...
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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. ...
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movie, Speaker or Forum
Program description:
Promised Land is an award-winning social justice documentary that follows two tribes in the Pacific Northwest: the Duwamish and the Chinook, as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they've long been denied. In following their story, the fi...

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...
Library Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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 at the c...
Library Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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 bookmo...

Mahjong at the Library

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Large Community Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
Enjoy socializing and playing the fascinating game of Mahjong. ...
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Family Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Meets Tuesdays at 9:30 am, Thursdays at 1:00 pm and Fridays at 9:30 am. ...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Children's Area - Ridgefield
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
It's that time of year for Gingerbread! Come prepared to build a Gingerbread house and enjoy eating the construction materials. ...

Build It!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Required
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Registration Required
Program description:
Join us for an evening of crafty fun! Make holiday gifts for your friends and family. Craft supplies will be provided. Once registered, you will receive an email with the gift-making options. Respond to that email with your choices to compl...
Library Branch: La Center Community Library
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
You have only one day left to finish your 50,000 word novel for National Novel Writing Month! Do you have 49,990 words? Are you struggling for that last perfect sentence? Can't figure out how to tie up that loose end in the plot?&...

Needle Crafters

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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...

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Exhibit: Black Forest Carvings

All Day 11/24 - 11/30
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Lobby Display Case - Three Creeks
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Be inspired by the craftsmanship of traditional Black Forest wood carving with these animals and other fantastic creatures. On display, both carvings by Joel Ackerman and those he collected from the Brienz, Switzerland area. Visit the libra...

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Woodland Community Library
Room: Upstairs - Woodland
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Storytime: Pre-walkers

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
Designed specifically for lap-time learners. ...

Explore: Ages 3-6

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
Explore a variety of STEM topics with your 3-6 year old through hands-on activities. ...

Funtastic Friday

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Are you ready for some fun? Drop in Friday afternoons for a wide range of creative and interactive projects for all ages. ...

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Exhibit: Winter Wonderland

All Day 12/1 - 12/31
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy viewing a collection of Snowmen presented by staff of Cascade Park Community Library. ...

HOMETOWN Celebration

9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: In Library - Ridgefield
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Program description:
Children are welcome to make a holiday craft and the Friends of Ridgefield Community Library will be serving cookies and hot cider to celebrate the season. ...

Technology Time

9:15am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Vancouver Mall Library
Room: In Library - Vancouver Mall
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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. ...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Teen Central
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program description:
Superheroes! Animation! Movies based on books. Ease on into the weekend with a morning movie in our teen room. ...
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Program 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
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Program description:
Arts, music, games and more for ages 0-6 and their caregivers. Wear your play clothes since things might get messy! ...

WinterFest

11:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Performance
Program description:
It's a fun wintry event for the whole family to enjoy together. Hear seasonal music performed by students from our local schools. Performances start at 11 am. Create crafts for giving. Craft tables open from 1- 4 pm. Taste the tangy wa...

Job Lab

11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Pat Redjou Adult Literacy Area
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Family Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Program 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
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games or Fun
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14

Holiday Open House

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Program description:
Please join us for our annual Winter Holiday Open House as we celebrate with refreshments, crafts, and entertainment for all ages! ...
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Friends or Foundation, Games or Fun
Program description:
In conjunction with the "I'm Dreaming of a White Salmon" downtown holiday celebration and tree lighting at 5pm, the White Salmon Valley Community Library and The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library cordially invite you to the 44...

DIY Wreath Making

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Washougal Community Library
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Get into the spirit of the season and decorate your home with a holiday wreath of your own making. Learn how to create a beautiful wreath to adorn your front door. Materials will be provided; feel free to bring any additional items you would like to ...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Performance
Program description:
Enjoy seasonal music and other favorites played by the Vancouver Community Concert Band. ...
Library Branch: Washougal Community Library
Room: In Library - Washougal
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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. ...
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy a range of artworks done in pen & ink and watercolor, of members in the Animal Kingdom featuring natural science renderings, as well as whimsical children's book art. ...

Exhibit: Winter Wonderland

All Day 12/1 - 12/31
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy viewing a collection of Snowmen presented by staff of Cascade Park Community Library. ...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Sale/Fundraiser, Exhibit, Friends or Foundation
Program description:
In December, our First Friday Artwalk has a unique twist! All art displayed is for sale at this special Friends of Vancouver Community Library exhibit and fundraiser. Art panels by local artists will be sold at the exhibit for $30 each. Exhibit op...

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy a range of artworks done in pen & ink and watercolor, of members in the Animal Kingdom featuring natural science renderings, as well as whimsical children's book art. ...

Exhibit: Winter Wonderland

All Day 12/1 - 12/31
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy viewing a collection of Snowmen presented by staff of Cascade Park Community Library. ...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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. ...
Required
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Program description:
Create your own 8x10 oil painting taught step-by-step by certified Bob Ross instructor, TrueLeah. All skill levels ages 14 and up. All supplies included. Space is limited, registration is required. ...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Become certified to use the library's Lulzbot® Mini 3D printer. After certification, you can schedule time to work on your 3D printing projects independently. During certification, you will be asked to demonstrate basic knowledge of how to op...
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
How do you know the difference between normal memory loss accompanying age and Alzheimer's- and what should you do when you see the signs?  The Alzheimer's Association is here to tell you what you need to know. ...

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Art Gallery - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy a range of artworks done in pen & ink and watercolor, of members in the Animal Kingdom featuring natural science renderings, as well as whimsical children's book art. ...

Exhibit: Winter Wonderland

All Day 12/1 - 12/31
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Display Case - Cascade Park
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
Enjoy viewing a collection of Snowmen presented by staff of Cascade Park Community Library. ...

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
After stories, we'll make a craft together. The Monday storytime repeats on Wednesday each week. ...

Tech Workshop: Excel Basics

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Use Excel to organize most things into a manageable spreadsheet. ...

Sew Crafty

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

Let's Play Chess

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Room: In Library - Goldendale
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
A special time and place to play chess for all ages and abilities. Play by ability level or play with a friend. Some instruction available. We have a few chess boards, or feel free to bring your own. Meets weekly on Mondays. ...

Vancouver Chess Club

4:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
Drop in for informal chess games.  Bring your own board and chess pieces or use ours. All ages and abilities welcome! ...

DIY Book Art: Candles

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Program 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. Register below or call 360-90...

Monday Crafternoons

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Bring your own craft supplies and join other crafty folks for an afternoon of fun! This program is for adults ages 18 and up.  ...
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Tax Help/Legal
Program description:
Get enrolled in health care insurance during the 2018 Open Enrollment period! Navigators, certified by the Health Benefit Exchange, will be available to: Explain coverage options and financial assistance to lower the cost of insurance premiu...
Library Branch: Washougal Community Library
Age Group: New Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Program 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
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Family Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
Families with kids ages 0-6 are welcome! Meets Mondays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 11:00 am. ...

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Children's activities provided. ...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program 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...

Bookmobile Stop in Pitt

12:45pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...

Holiday Wreath Workshop

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Greet the holiday season with a festive outdoor wreath! Learn the process of creating your own holiday wreath using an abundance of fresh, natural materials. All supplies provided, feel free to bring additional materials if you desire. ...

Tuesday Games

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program 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. This group is in...

Build It!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Program 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 5-12. ...
Library Branch: Cascade Park Community Library
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
A nonprofit investment club dedicated to teaching the IBD CANSLIM investment strategy. For anyone who is interested in doing individual investing. ...
Library Branch: Stevenson Community Library
Room: Gallery - Stevenson
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Back by popular demand! Master crafter Merce Hamlin leads this fun and inspiring workshop. Join your friends and neighbors for an evening of holiday card and gift tag making for teens and adults.   ...

Writing Group

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: White Salmon Valley Community Library
Room: Sprint/Baker Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
Are you someone who likes to write fiction, non-fiction, poetry or memoir?  Join a supportive group of other budding authors for inspiration, feedback, encouragement and ideas.  Bring a piece of your work to share, or something by a writer ...

FAMILY STORYTIME

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Library Branch: Three Creeks Community Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
Join us for a friendly, informal discussion of books on the first Tuesday evening of every month. This month we are discussing Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal...

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Adult Book Group

9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: La Center Community Library
Room: Upstairs - La Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
This month we are discussing The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa. He is a brilliant math professor, with a peculiar problem--since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only 80 minutes of short-term memory. She is an astute y...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...
Library Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...

Stitchery Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ridgefield Community Library
Room: Small Community Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program 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. ...

Let's Talk Grammar!

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Pat Redjou Adult Literacy Area
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Practice speaking English in a comfortable setting. Everyone is welcome. Children's activities provided. On Wednesdays, join us to practice your English grammar. On Thursdays we have a conversation group for all levels. ...

Family Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Woodland Community Library
Room: Upstairs - Woodland
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Library Branch: Battle Ground Community Library
Room: Meyer Memorial Trust Community Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
After stories, we'll make a craft together. The Monday storytime repeats on Wednesday each week. ...

Music & Movement

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime

Baby Storytime: Pre-Walkers

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:
This is one-on-one storytime geared specifically for pre-walking babies and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome as long as they are engaged in the baby storytime or will be supervised by another adult in a separate area. ...
Library Branch: Goldendale/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...

Teen XBox Game Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Goldendale Community Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Program description:
Teens are invited to play library-owned games on the Xbox in the new teen area on Wednesday afternoons. ...
Library Branch: Skamania/Klickitat Bookmobile
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Families, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Bookmobile Stop
Program 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...