Upcoming Events

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

Exhibit: "Change"

All Day12/3 - 1/1
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Pedestals
Age Group: Families, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program description:
This December we are proud to display wearable beadwork inspired by the theme of Change. All work is created by the Portland Bead Society, which has now existed for over 30 years with a membership of more than 375. Activities include monthly meetings...

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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.

Digitize It! Scan Photos and Documents

All Day12/3 - 1/30
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Technology
Program description:
Preserve and organize your photographs or important documents. Scan any photo or document up to 12"x17".  We also have negative and slide inserts so you can scan any transparent item. Please bring a USB thumb drive or purchase one at the libr...

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 "Adults" group.

Intro to 3D Design

December 15, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Computer Classroom
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Technology
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.   ...

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

ASL Conversation Circle: Come Sign With Us

December 15, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:

Learn and practice American Sign Language with a fluent ASL teacher. Learn about Deaf culture and history.

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.

Health Care Open Enrollment (Affordable Care Act)

December 15, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop, Meeting
Program description:
The 2019 Open Enrollment period is November 1st to December 15th. Come to one of our events to get enrolled in health care Insurance! Navigators, certified by the Health Benefit Exchange, will be available to: Explain coverage options a...

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.

'Couve Comics Workshop

December 15, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:
Want to make your own comics but not sure where to start? Local artist John Burkett will show you how to put your ideas down on paper. All drawing abilities welcome! Ages 16+ ...

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.

Technology Workshop: Tech Help Open Lab

December 16, 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

December 16, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
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

December 16, 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 "Adults" group.

FVRL Board of Trustees Meeting

December 16, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Columbia Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
The Board of Trustees is the governing body for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District and holds public meetings on a regular basis. An agenda will be posted on the FVRL Board of Trustees page of the website. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Circle

December 17, 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 "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

December 17, 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 "Adults" group.

Friends of Vancouver Community Library Meeting

December 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Friends or Foundation, Meeting
Program description:

Looking for a fun way to support your library? Join the Friends of the Library and attend this regular meeting.

Note

This is a Friends of the Library event. The Friends group is an independent fund-raising organization under the umbrella of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation, which is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, working to support Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries through funding, advocacy and volunteer support.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Circle - Advanced

December 17, 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 "New Adults" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Artist Talk with Joshua Iwata

December 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: New Adults, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Speaker or Forum
Program description:
Please join us for a brief artist talk with Joshua Iwata, whose exhibit is currently showing in Vancouver Community Library's Gray Space. ...

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.

New Adult Book Group: Books and Brew (off-site)

December 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Off-site VA
Age Group: New Adults, Adults
Program Type: Book Group
Program description:
Meet, mingle, and share your book savvy at Brewed Cafe & Pub with our 20's/30's group. Pick up your copy of the book at Vancouver Community Library or at Brewed. Jan - Dreadnought by April Daniels Feb - Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartne...

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.

Cosplay Collective

December 19, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Teens, New Adults, Adults
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY
Program description:
This week we'll learn how to 3D print cosplay props and accessories. Cosplay Collective is a monthly workshop where we'll work together to learn new techniques each week. Talk about fandom, get advice on how to solve your cosplay problems, and hav...

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.

Technology Workshop: eBooks & eAudio

December 19, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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:
Free eBooks and eAudio are available from the library. Bring in your mobile device or follow along on library computers to learn how to take books and media on the go! ...

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

December 19, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Needle Crafters

December 19, 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 "Adults" group.

In Retrospect: The Art of the Memoir

December 20, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Group, Class or Workshop
Program description:
How does a life get translated onto the page? Delve into the construction of the personal narrative with a discussion group and writing workshop dedicated to the memoir. Each month, meetings will focus on a different example of memoir, exploring the ...

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

December 21, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Registration
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games or Fun
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ASL Conversation Circle: Come Sign With Us

December 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Skamania Room
Age Group: Teens, Families, Adults
Program Type: Class or Workshop
Program description:

Learn and practice American Sign Language with a fluent ASL teacher. Learn about Deaf culture and history.

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.

Veterans Meetup

December 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
Veterans who served in any branch of the armed forces are invited to a casual meetup for coffee and conversation.  ...

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.

Partners in Careers (PIC) Veterans Assistance

December 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Klickitat Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Program description:
PIC will assist veterans with housing resources, training and job placement opportunities.   ...

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.

Winter Break Fun!

December 23, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Vancouver Community Library
Library Branch: Vancouver Community Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Families
Program Type: Craft/Maker/DIY, Games or Fun, Movie
Program description:
Schools Out! Visit the library and enjoy fun activities during the holidays. Dec 23: Robots Dec 26: Slime Dec 27: Crafts Dec 30: Movie Dec 31: Games ...

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

December 23, 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.