Hello Wilsonville Library fans! July is a triple-witching month for sure. This month we finish our nearly six-month renovation, we present an exciting group of Summer Reading Events, and we have a new library (and City) website! Best of all, from now on, we get to hold all of our copious events once again in our very own remodeled space! Welcome back to the library–Come in and see what’s new
Don’t forget the library will be closed on July 4th, in celebration of Independence Day. Enjoy the holiday!
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
On Tuesdays, July 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th at 10:00 AM in the library’s Oak Room
Join us for an interactive program that includes songs, parachute fun, bubbles, puppets, and stories for our youngest patrons. This program is designed with even the most active toddler in mind!
On Tuesdays, July 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th at 11:00 AM in the library’s Oak Room
Moms, Dads, Grandmas and Caregivers join us for songs, rhymes, and special bonding time with your baby.
Stay afterward to play and chat with other caregivers about all things baby!
On Tuesdays, July 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th at 6:30 PM in the library’s Oak Room,
and then TWICE on Wednesdays, July 11th, 18th, and 25th at 10:30 AM, and 1:00 PM
Bring the whole family for fun with creative storytelling with stories, songs, and puppets, along with a science demonstration. The program is intended for all ages.
Friday Family Films
On Fridays (duh!) July 13th, 20th, and 27th at 10:00 AM. (y 12:00 en espanol!)
A new kid-friendly film every week – Call or come by the library for movie titles!
And don’t forget our ever-popular Thursday Fun Shows! Please arrive early, as they tend to fill up quickly!
Mo Phillips: Music Mania!
Thursday, July 5th at 11:00 AM and again at 12:30 PM in the library’s Oak Room
Do your kids rock? They will today! This energetic show will get kids creating and connecting with music.
Thursday, July 12th at 11:00 AM and again at 12:30 PM in the library’s Oak Room
Discover Mexican culture and folk dance with this talented troupe of young performers.
Eric Herman & The Thunder Puppies
Thursday, July 19th at 11:00 AM and again at 12:30 PM in the library’s Oak Room
A family concert filled with comedy, audience participation, and outrageously fun songs.
The Reptile Man
Thursday, July 19th at 11:00 AM (1 show only) in the Grove Shelter at Murase Park (across the street from the Library)
Bring your friends and join us for summer reptile fun in the park.
Science Class: Wee Wonders in Science
Tuesday, July 31st at 10:00 AM, and again at 11:30 AM
Free one-hour hands-on science class for kids entering pre K-Kindergarten.
This introductory class has the little ones exploring the wonders of chemistry, physics and biology.
Presented by OMSI. Sign-up online starting July 9. Space is limited, so register early.
Wilsonville Library Adult Events
Wilsonville Library Book Club
Thursday, July 12th at 6:00 PM in the library’s Oak Room
This month, we’ll be reading the non-fiction book ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ by J. D. Lance. The Book Club meets monthly for informal discussion, and invites fellow readers for a lively and thought-provoking conversation about excellent books. Books to be discussed are available for check out a month before the meeting – just ask at the Circulation Desk.
Monday, July 16th at 1:00 PM in the library’s Rose Room
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, July 17th at 6:00 PM in the library’s Rose Room
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, we’re reading and discussing Ecclesiastes from the Bible.
Tuesday, July 31st at 6:30 PM at McMenamin’s Old Church (in the Fred Meyer Shopping Center)
The Wilsonville Public Library Foundation, the Wilsonville/Boones Ferry Historical Society, and McMenamin’s have teamed up to present monthly programs focusing on Oregon’s rich history. This month we’ll be presenting West Coast Hurricane: The Great Columbus Day Storm by Sig Unander.
Wilsonville Library Teen Events
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Monday, July 2nd at 4:00 PM in the library’s Oak Room
Kick off the Summer Reading Program right! A great movie and ice cream sundaes provided. For students in grades 6-12.
Break Out Box
Monday, July 9th at 4:00 PM in the library’s Oak Room
Are you up for the challenge? Solve the puzzles to break out of the escape room. For students in grades 6-12.
Monday, July 16th at 4:00 PM in the library’s Oak Room
Table Games, Video Games, Group Games, Reindeer Games, Head Games. You name it, we play it! For students in grades 6-12.
Library After Dark
Monday, July 23rd at 9:00 PM, all over the dark library!
When the sun goes down, the fun comes out. For students in grades 6-12.
Party in the Park & Grand Prize Drawing
Monday, July 30th at 4:00 PM in the library’s Oak Room
All our favorite outdoor excitement, including the exploding watermelon, the Grand Prize Drawing, and of course the 9th annual Teen Water Fight! For students in grades 6-12.
Source: G. Martin, 6.10.18