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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

华语讲故事时间! 网上現场 - It's Chinese Storytime! Live

Sun Apr 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online

一齐来阅读生动的故事, 唱歌, 童谣还有简单有趣的手工! 在家长陪同下,欢迎不同年龄儿童参加华语讲故事时间。

通过Zoom注册活动

图书馆的网上虚拟活动是属公众平台范围,我们致力于维持这些活动的安全性,参与者可能会被要求通过摄像头、聊天或取消静音来鉴定他们的身份。

本活动适合儿童和看护人。如果您想以旁观者身份参加,请致电 503.988.5123 与我们联系。

Multnomah County Library storytimes are supported by gifts made to The Library Foundation.

Apr 21

基础科技辅助 / Chinese Tech Help

Sun Apr 21
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Central Library

基础科技辅助 

我们可以为您提供科技辅助!

让友善的工作人员或志工朋友与您一同坐下来,帮助您找到有关移动设备、网站、科技入门等问题的答案。无需预约注册,先到先服务。辅助时间约为30分钟。地点在中央图书馆楼社區聯誼室 1B (入门左转)。 

无法找到适合您的科技辅助时间和图书馆地点?没问题,请与我们联系并预约一对一科技辅助服务,由工作人员来帮您解答问题。

Apr 21

Tech Help Drop-in

Sun Apr 21
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Central Library

We can help you with technology!

Meet one-on-one with a friendly, knowledgeable Tech Helper.  We will answer your questions about: mobile devices, websites, getting started with tech, and more.

Location: Upon entering the library turn left - Community Room 1B

Not finding a time that works for you? Contact us to get help.

Apr 21

Ayuda Tecnológica / Tech Help Drop-in

Sun Apr 21
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Central Library

¿Tiene preguntas o necesita ayuda tecnológica? 

Reúnase individualmente con alguno de nuestros amables ayudantes de tecnología. Contestamos sus preguntas sobre dispositivos móviles, sitios web, computadoras, cómo comenzar a usar tecnología y mucho más. 

Las sesiones serán de 30 minutos por orden de llegada.  Se llevarán a cabo en Community Room 1B - a la izquierda al entrar la biblioteca

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

Family Storytime

Sun Apr 21
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
St. Johns Library

Children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.

Attendance is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Multnomah County Library storytimes are supported by gifts made to The Library Foundation.
 

Apr 21

Tech Help Drop-in

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

We can help you with technology!

Meet one-on-one with a friendly, knowledgeable Tech Helper who will help you find answers to questions about mobile devices, websites, getting started with tech, and more.
Not finding a time that works for you? Contact us to get help.

Apr 21

Día de los Niños: Tortilla, Sope & Gordita Making

Sun Apr 21
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Central Library

Compartiremos nuestras recetas favoritas y hablaremos sobre la historia del maíz en las culturas indígenas de América, así como los beneficios para la salud del método tradicional de procesamiento del maíz, la nixtimalización. En el salón comunitario 1A

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

Citizenship Class - 12 sessions

Sun Apr 21
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Rockwood Library

Learn about the process of becoming a citizen in a 12-week series of classes. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history and government for the examination. Classes are taught by a volunteer from SOAR Legal.

Registration information at SOARlegal.org

Apr 21

Cuentos y canciones

Sun Apr 21
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
St. Johns Library

Se presentan cuentos, canciones y rimas en español para familias con niños de 0 a 6 años. 

Apoyado por donaciones a La Fundación de la Biblioteca.

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 21

Tech Help Drop-in

Sun Apr 21
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Belmont Library

We can help you with technology!

Meet one-on-one with a friendly, knowledgeable Tech Helper who will help you find answers to questions about mobile devices, websites, getting started with tech, and more.
Not finding a time that works for you? Contact us to get help.

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 22

Toddler Storytime

Mon Apr 22
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Belmont Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

Attendance is limited and free tickets are available 15 minutes before storytime.

Multnomah County Library storytimes are supported by gifts made to The Library Foundation.

Apr 22

Book Babies

Mon Apr 22
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
St. Johns Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, with bonus socialization for babies and the adults.  

Attendance is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Multnomah County Library storytimes are supported by gifts made to The Library Foundation.

Apr 22

Book Babies

Mon Apr 22
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Belmont Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, with bonus socialization for babies and the adults.  

Attendance is limited and free tickets are available 15 minutes before storytime.

Multnomah County Library storytimes are supported by gifts made to The Library Foundation.

Apr 22

Resume Review Drop-in

This event has been canceled
Mon Apr 22
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kenton Library

Do you need some help with your resume? Are you unsure about your choice of words? Struggling to describe your accomplishments? Come meet with an experienced volunteer for a one-on-one review. If you have a paper copy of your resume, please bring it along. 

No registration required, drop in during the scheduled time for first come first served help. Sessions are generally 30 minutes.

Apr 22

Lego Club

Mon Apr 22
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
St. Johns Library

Join us for a fun and imaginative LEGO building session. We'll provide the building blocks, you bring the creativity! Ideal for grades K-5, but younger and older siblings are welcome.