Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Technology Workshop: Tech Help Open Lab

October 21, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Technology
Program description:
Stop in anytime during the session for one-on-one help with your tech questions about email, ebooks, smartphones, creating documents and more. ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Housing Assessments: Council for the Homeless and Community Services Northwest

October 21, 2019
2:30pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Meeting, Tax Help/Legal
Program description:
Looking for housing? Drop in for a free housing assessment with staff from Council for the Homeless and Community Services Northwest (CSNW). ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Vancouver Chess Club

October 21, 2019
4:00pm - 7:45pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Families, Adults
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! ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "New Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

A User’s Guide to the 1st Amendment: Is Hate Speech Protected?

October 21, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Speaker or Forum
Program description:
What is free speech, what is hate speech, and how does the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States govern the boundaries of the two? Attempts to censor constitutionally-protected hate speech have been ineffective so where does that l...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime: Ages 0-18 months

October 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Introduce your baby to words and reading with books, songs, and play for babies and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Circle

October 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:

Practice speaking English in a group setting, led by a native-speaking volunteer.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-6

October 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and more for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "New Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Job Lab

October 22, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Technology
Program description:
Get help with your job search on Tuesdays. Topics include: • Job listings • New careers • Résumé and cover letter • Computer skills • Online applications • Interview tips • Exam prep • Employment-related learning Participants s...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Build It!

October 22, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
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 next! Fall Build It! dates are September 24, and every Tuesday in October. For ages 5-12. ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Circle - Advanced

October 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:

¿Habla español? Practice speaking Spanish in a group setting, led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime: Ages 18-36 months

October 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Build your child's vocabulary with songs, books, and movement for active toddlers and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Music & Movement

October 23, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Enjoy songs, rhymes, rhythm and dance in this active program for children ages 0 to 6 and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

SHIBA - Welcome to Medicare

October 23, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
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. Also held in November at Battle Ground Community Library. SHIBA is a volunteer prog...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Family History Essentials: Introduction to Genealogy

October 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
New to genealogy or looking for a refresher? We will give you tips to help you start out on the right foot!  We will also provide basic instruction for using the library’s databases, including Ancestry. ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Book Group: Comics!

October 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
Come talk about comics and make new friends! We will spend two meetings on each book, including discussion and art/writing activities. We will hand out the first book at our first meeting. Participants who attend at least 4 weeks of this...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "New Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Citizenship Class

October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Registration
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Program description:
Prepare to become a U.S. citizen in a series of free 6 sessions. Learn about the basic U.S. history, citizenship process, and prepare for the interview. Classes are in English and geared toward intermediate or higher Eng...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Storytime: Ages 18-36 months

October 24, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Build your child's vocabulary with songs, books, and movement for active toddlers and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

BABY STORYTIME: AGES 0-18 MONTHS

October 24, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Introduce your baby to words and reading with books, songs, and play for babies and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Lawyer Talk

October 24, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Families, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Tax Help/Legal
Program description:
Drop in for a free advice session with local volunteer lawyers. Pick up your random-order number at 5pm. Hosted by Navigate Law Group. ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "New Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Introduction to Sewing Machines

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
Learn how to use the library's sewing machines in this introductory class. You will learn how to thread the machine, select stitches, and create a simple project. Space is limited to the first eight participants. Please arrive early to reserv...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Needle Crafters

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
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. ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-6

October 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and more for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Funtastic Friday

October 25, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
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 on select Friday afternoons of the month for a wide range of creative and interactive projects for all ages. September 27:  Fiber Rainbow Wall Hanging October 11:  DIY Stamp Making October 25:  ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "New Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Voter Registration - League of Women Voters

October 26, 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Atrium
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program description:
The League of Women Voters and library staff will assist you in registering to vote in Clark County. You must provide all of the following information when you register to vote:  Legal name Date of birth Residential address in Clark Co...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

October 26, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Program description:

Hear stories, sing songs, and enjoy fun activities for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons

October 26, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Registration
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Program description:
Play Dungeons & Dragons and meet other gamers. All experience levels welcome. Space is limited. Please sign up online for each weekly event. ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Explore!

October 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun
Program description:
Explore a variety of STEM topics with your 4-7 year old through hands-on activities. Sep 28 - Engineering Oct 5 - Chemistry Oct 12 - Technology Oct 19 - Planet Earth Oct 26 - The Human Body ...

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.