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Wilsonville Library in July 2017

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Wilsonville Library Adult Events

Tuesday, July 4th, all day

The Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. To renew items, select “My Account” on the LINCC website, or call our automated phone service at 503-659-8634.

First Friday Film

Friday, July 7th at 6:00 PM

Watch the latest releases, from blockbusters to independent films, for free on our big screen every first Friday of the month. This month we’ll groove to the true story of five year oldSaroo, who gets lost on a train taking him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Can he find his way home as an adult?

Book Club

Thursday, July 13th at 6:00 PM

The Book Club meets monthly for informal discussion in the library. Join fellow readers for lively and thought-provoking conversation about excellent books. Books to be discussed are available for check out during the previous month – just ask at the Circulation Desk. This month’s selection: ‘Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet’ by Jamie Ford.

Curiosity Cafe: Tools for Positive Change workshop

Saturday, July 15th at 1:00PM

Each third Saturday of the month please join us for a cup of coffee and talks and workshops on a variety of topics to expand your world.

This month: ‘Tools for Positive Change’ with Brad Moore. Want to make positive changes in your personal life or business? Come and experience “Appreciative Inquiry,” a truly creative and positive modality for change and innovation. This approach focuses on your strengths and desires to create an optimistic future.

Great Books Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 18th at 6:00PM

Interested in philosophy and the big questions of life? Please join us each month for a round table discussion of how modern day issues are reflected and illuminated by the great Western classic books. This month we’re reading ‘The Misanthrope’ by Moliere.

History Pub @ Wilsonville McMenamins

Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30 PM at Wilsonville McMenamins’ Old Church

The Wilsonville Public Library Foundation, the Wilsonville/Boones Ferry Historical Society, and McMenamins have teamed up to present monthly programs focusing on Oregon’s rich history.

This month’s presentation is ‘Public Treasures: WPA Artworks in Oregon’. Though found all over the state, these artworks are often unknown or overlooked. Come learn about some of the art and artists that make up this public collection and where and how to see them for yourself.

Wilsonville Library Children’s Events

Family Stories & Science

Wednesdays, July 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26that 10:30 AM, then again at 1:00PM

Experience a story and a science demonstration, then enjoy follow-up activities.For ages 3 and up

W.E. C.A.R.E. Sports

Thursday, July 6th at 11:00 AM, then again at 12:30PM!

Celebrate the diversity of humankind through hands-on multicultural games and activities. The most fun wins! For school-aged children

Friday Family Films

Fridays, July 7th, 14th, and 21st at 10:00 AM (also presented enespañol at 12:00)

Bring a snack and enjoy a variety of family films on Fridays in the Oak Room. Please call us for the film schedule.

Toddler Time

Tuesdays, July 11th, 18th and 25th at 10:00 AM

Stories, songs, and puppets with your toddler. For ages 1 & 2 years old

Baby Time

Tuesdays, July 11th, 18th and 25th at 11:00 AM

Rhymes, songs, and special bonding time with your baby. For ages 0 – 12 months

Medieval Swordfighting with the Knights of Veritas

Thursday, July 13th at 11:00 AM at the Grove Shelterat Murase Plaza in Memorial Park

Experience medieval martial arts, try on a helmet, get up close with armor and swords.

For school-aged children.

Stories & Songs with Brad Clark

Thursday, July 20th, at 11:00 AM, then again at 12:30PM

Music, comedy, and stories by our own Youth Librarian Brad Clark!

For school-aged children

The Reptile Man

Thursday, July 27th at 11:00 AM

Bring your friends and join us for summer reptile fun in the park.

Science Classes:

  • Imagineering Pit Crewsand Scales (3 sessions) – Monday, July 31st at 10:00 AM, then again at 11:30AM, and again at 1:30PM
  • Cowabunga Chemistry (2 sessions) – Tuesday, August 1st at 2:30PM then again at 4:00PM
  • Scales, Claws, and Expanding Jaws! (2 sessions)– Wednesday, August 2nd at 5:00PM and 6:30PM

Free one-hour hands-on science classes for kids entering grades 1-5.Presented by OMSI.Sign-up starting July 10 at the Children’s Desk or by phone (503-570-1599).Maximum of two classes per child, please. Space is limited, so register early.

Wilsonville Library Teen Events

Build with Beads

Monday, July 3rd at 2:00 PM

We were surprised that we enjoyed fuse/perler/hama beads so much. Now we’ve got a whole event so you can try it out! For students in 6th through 12th grades.

Make Some Magic

Monday, July 10th at 2:00 PM

Learn magic tricks from a professional magician. For students in 6th through 12th grades.

Build a Better LEGO World

Monday, July 17th at 2:00 PMWhat will you create with LEGOs? Snacks and prizes provided.

For students in 6th through 12th grades.

Game Day

Monday, July 24th at 2:00 PM

Table Games, Video Games, Group Games, Reindeer Games, Head Games. You name it, we play it!

For students in 6th through 12th grades.

Party in the Park & Grand Prize Drawing

Monday, July 31st at 2:00 PM

All our favorite outdoor games, and of course the 8th annual Teen Water Fight! One lucky attendee who has submitted their finished reading log will go home with a Teen Summer Reading Program Grand Prize. For students in 6th through 12th grades.


Source: G. Martin. 6.10.17

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