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Library News. September 2017

Library News. September 2017

September 5, 2017 5:32 pm Category: Wilsonville & Local Community News A+ / A-

Wilsonville Library Adult Events

First Friday Film

Friday, September 1st at 6:00 PM

This month’s film concerns a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece in a coastal town in Florida. His plans for a normal school life for his niece are foiled when the 7-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of others. Come and join us for snacks and hard plastic chairs. If you can’t figure out the film title, visit the First Friday Films page or call the library.

Book Notes Concert: The Whiskey Darlings

Saturday, September 9th at 2:00 PM

Come enjoy the sound of music in the library. The Wilsonville Public Library is pleased to present The Whiskey Darlings, a folk-based duo with sweet harmony, a little blues, and a taste of the ’70s. Our concert series is presented by the Wilsonville Friends of the Library.

Book Club

Thursday, September 14th 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. This month: “The Dovekeepers” by Alice Hoffman. In 70 CE, nine hundred Jews held out for months against armies of Romans on a mountain in the Judean, desert, Masada. Only two women and five children survived. Based on this tragic and iconic event, Hoffman weaves a spellbinding tale of four extraordinary bold, resourceful, and sensuous women, each of whom comes to Masada by a different path.Copies of all readings available a month in advance at the circulation desk.

Curiosity Cafe: Mexico’s Aztec Eagles, with Sig Unander

Saturday, September 16th at 1:00 PM

Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day with this fascinating talk about the Mexican Air Force unit that fought alongside US military forces in WWII. Mr. Unander’s well-researched and presented lectures always draw a crowd of groupies. Free to all

Genealogy Club

Monday, September 18th at 1:00 PM

Discover new genealogical resources and tools, discuss personal research and goals, and learn from experienced genealogists at monthly meetings. Open to seasoned genealogists and beginners.

Great Books Discussion Group

Tuesday, September 19th at 6:00 PM

Interested in philosophy and the big questions of life? Please join us each month for a roundtable discussion of how modern day issues are reflected and illuminated by the great Western classic books. This month is the postponed discussion on Gibbons’ “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire”.

History Pub @ Wilsonville McMenamins

Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30 PM at the 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: Catch a Thief: International Art Theft and the FBI. Lynne McKee spent eight years at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. as their Art Theft Program Manager, coordinating investigations that resulted in the recovery of more than $300 million in cultural property. She was also co-founder of the FBI’s Rapid Deployment Art Crime Team. Please join us as Lynne McKee shares the real story of illicit trafficking in art and antiquities through actual FBI cases and undercover operations. Free, at the McMenamins’ Old Church

Labor Day – Library closed!

Monday, September 4th

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

Wilsonville Library Children’s Events

Toddler Time

Tuesdays, September 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at 10:00 AM

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

Baby Time

Tuesdays, September 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at 11:00 AM

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

Family Storytime

Tuesdays, September 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at 6:30 PM

Wednesdays, September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th at 10:30 AM, and again at 1:00 PM

Thursdays, September 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th at 10:30 AM

Bring the whole family for crowd pleasing good time with books, stories, and songs. The program is intended for all ages.

Play Group

Mondays, September 11th, 18th, and 25th at 10:00 AM

Drop in anytime and let the kiddos play with a variety of toys, as well as socialize with the under-6 crowd. For children ages birth to 6 with their grownups

K-2 Book Adventures

September 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Oak Room

Join us as we share some of our favorite classic stories, books, and authors through interactive storytelling, puppetry, and other fun activities. No sign-up is required. For children in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade.

Wilsonville Library Teen Events

Teen Event: Library After Dark

Friday, September 22nd at 6:30 PM

Games, prizes and much more after the sun goes down.

For students in 6th through 12th grades.

 

 

Source:  G. Martin.  Wilsonville Public Library.  8.10.17

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