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Apr 21

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Sun Apr 21
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 21

DIY Beeswax Wraps

Sun Apr 21
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Belmont Library

Create beautiful and eco-conscious food wraps. These decorative alternatives to plastic wrap can be used in your home or gifted as a thoughtful present.

Apr 21

Bugs, Bones and Botany

Sun Apr 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hollywood Library

Explore and observe natural specimens to create detailed nature-based artworks, including animal skulls, insect specimens, plant materials and other natural materials. Work in pencil, pen, ink and watercolor on high-quality printmaking paper. This activity is open to any skill level.

Apr 21

Spring poetry reading and open mic

Sun Apr 21
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Kenton Library

Celebrate spring and National Poetry Month! Come to Kenton Library to hear local poets share their work. Featured local poets will read, followed by an open mic. Share a poem or your thoughts on why poetry is important and how poets contribute to social discourse.

Invited readers: Marcus Ghee, Olivia Pace, Meredith Adams and Kyle John Kyle. 

Apr 22

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Mon Apr 22
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 23

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Tue Apr 23
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 23

Makerspace drop-in for adults

Tue Apr 23
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rockwood Library

What will you create? Bring your ideas, inventions, and projects to share or to get help on. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To attend this program, you need to have basic computer skills and know how to use a computer with a mouse. If you are new to computers, entry-level computer classes and one-on-one assistance are available at the library.

Apr 24

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Wed Apr 24
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 25

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Thu Apr 25
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 26

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Fri Apr 26
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 26

Día de los Niños: Ballet Folclórico Estampa Mexicana

Fri Apr 26
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Gregory Heights Library

Acompáñenos a un espectáculo cultural de danza folklórica mexicana. Disfrutarán de varios estilos de baile de diferentes regiones de México acompañados con canto. Todas las edades son bienvenidas.

Join us for a cultural performance representing Mexican folklore dance. You will enjoy several styles of dance from different regions of Mexico accompanied by a singer. All ages are welcome.

Apr 27

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Sat Apr 27
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 27

Jazz for the Whole Family

Sat Apr 27
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central Library

Newel Briggs and his band perform lively jazz that is good for the soul and will make everyone get off their chairs and start movin’ to the groove. This program will take place in Community Room 1A. Ask for directions at the reception desk!

Apr 27

Día de los Niños: Música de Sudamérica

Sat Apr 27
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Woodstock Library

Grupo de Música Folclórica Latinoamericana que comparte el legado de la cultura indígena guaraní.

Latin American Folk Music Group sharing the legacy of the Guarani Indian culture. 

Apr 27

Día de los Niños: Ballet Folclórico Estampa Mexicana

Sat Apr 27
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Troutdale Library

Acompáñenos a un espectáculo cultural de danza folklórica mexicana. Disfrutarán de varios estilos de baile de diferentes regiones de México acompañados con canto. Todas las edades son bienvenidas.

Join us for a cultural performance representing Mexican folklore dance. You will enjoy several styles of dance from different regions of Mexico accompanied by a singer. All ages are welcome.

Apr 28

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Sun Apr 28
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.

Apr 28

Anatomy of a Poem for Adults

Sun Apr 28
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Central Library

Petals and Thorns Poetry Workshop: Anatomy of a Poem, is a workshop that was created for novice and seasoned writers and poets who are interested in exploring the craft of poetry. No need to have been an English major or a paid author, to declare yourself a poet!

Apr 28

Día de los Niños: Ballet Folclórico Estampa Mexicana

Sun Apr 28
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Sellwood-Moreland Library

Acompáñenos a un espectáculo cultural de danza folklórica mexicana. Disfrutarán de varios estilos de baile de diferentes regiones de México acompañados con canto. Todas las edades son bienvenidas.

Join us for a cultural performance representing Mexican folklore dance. You will enjoy several styles of dance from different regions of Mexico accompanied by a singer. All ages are welcome.

Apr 28

Весенняя цветочная композиция / Spring Floral Arrangement

Sun Apr 28
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gresham Library

Весна с ее неповторимой палитрой нежных красок дарит массу идей для декора вашего дома. Флорист-дизайнер Маргарит Петросян ответит на ваши вопросы о тонкостях ухода за живыми цветами и поможет составлению весенней композиции.

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Program conducted in Russian

Apr 29

"Shakespeare’s First Folio: 1623–2023" Collins Gallery

Mon Apr 29
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Central Library

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio, the earliest collection of his dramatic work. Without the book’s publication in 1623, nearly half of Shakespeare’s plays would have been lost, including Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. The show highlights Shakespeare’s legacy in the education and entertainment of young people, in film, and in popular culture.