Featured programs

Displaying 81 - 120 of 241 programs. Please note: not all programs are offered year round. Some programs are seasonal. Some programs not currently offered will be offered again.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt / Vietnamese Storytime

Giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho các em tuổi từ 0-6 đi cùng với người lớn

Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children ages 0-6 years with adult.

Gluten-Free Baking Basics

Eliminating wheat does not mean you have to stop eating your favorite foods! If you are new to gluten-free living or are thinking about going gluten free, join Dori Oliver of Nourishing Foodways in this cooking presentation and demonstration.

Gone Blogging

Want to get your opinion out there, online? Try a blog! A blog (web log) is a great way to share your knowledge, practice writing and to express yourself. Many blogging services are free.

Gotta Read This! Elementary (for K-5th grade educators)

Tired of using the same books with your classes every year? Come to this workshop to learn about new books you might integrate into your language arts, social studies, math, science and arts curriculum.

Green Thinking

This workshop offers insight into the steps each of us can take to reduce our footprint on the planet.

Hands-On Chocolate Goodies

If you have a sweet tooth but know you shouldn’t have all the sugar, here's a fun way to still have your chocolate.

Homemade Mustard

Making mustard is easy, open to considerable creativity, and goes great with everything from crackers and cheese to roasted meats.

Homeschool Book Party

Calling all homeschoolers ages 6-10! Make new friends, talk about great books, and make book-related crafts.

Homeschool Literary Circle

Calling all homeschoolers ages 10-14! Make new friends and talk about great books. 

Honeybees: The BEE-utiful Super-Organism!

Are you afraid of bees? You won’t bee after learning about their magical ways with Brian Lacy, apiarist and bee enthusiast since the age of 14.

Hora de Cuentos / Spanish Storytime

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

We present stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish for families with children 0-6 years old.

Hora de Manualidades / Family Craft Hour

Agrega arte y color a tu vida con estas sencillas manualidades para toda la familia. Todos los materiales serán proporcionados.

Hotwire Your Students’ Research Skills

Multnomah County Library recently revamped its Homework Center and we’d like to share the results with you.

At this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

If You're Happy and You Know It

An interactive program of music and magic for all ages. Spanish words are spoken throughout Cinda's songs. The magic always "WOWS" the older kids.

Images of China

Images of China blends puppetry and music with elegance, humor and special effects to create a beautiful theatrical event.  The show is a series of Vignettes based on Chinese traditional (and sometimes not so traditional!) tales.

Imaginary Space Adventure!

BOOM! What if you were suddenly propelled into outer space on the back of a rocket ... what would you see? Planets, stars, astronauts and other space vehicles whizzing by?

Imagine New Worlds with Reading and Games (series for teens)

Have you ever wanted to create your own adventure story or a game you can play with friends?

Indalo Wind in Concert

Indalo Wind is a father-son duo who released their debut CD in 2013. Indalo Wind presents a unique program of energetic, eclectic instrumental music.

Intercambio / Language Exchange

Practique inglés o español y ayude a los demás que están aprendiendo en un ambiente amable. Los participantes hablan la mitad del tiempo en inglés y la otra en español. Están bienvenidos los principiantes.

Interview Success

Being invited to a job interview can trigger feelings of both excitement and nervousness. However, there are many effective ways to calm those pre-interview nerves so t

Introduction to Computers

In this fun, hands-on, four-session course, you will learn basic computer skills,  including:

Introduction to Computers

In this fun, hands-on, six-session course, you will learn basic computer skills,  including:

Intuitive Painting

Explore abstract painting with no realistic subject or theme.  Let the act of painting be your guide. No art experience required.

iPhone Essentials

Feeling a little overwhelmed by your iPhone? Try this class to learn the basics. By the end of class, you will know: 

It’s All in Your Mind! How to Keep Your Brain Fit and Strong

Why am I not as sharp as I used to be?” “Does aging really mean having a slower, less efficient brain?” “Will I someday develop Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia?”

It’s Time for a Fresh Start: Project Clean Slate

Has your driver’s license been suspended for unpaid fines? Is there a minor criminal conviction on your record that is standing in your way?

Job Seekers Lab

Looking for work? Update your resume, file for unemployment, or apply for your dream job in this special computer lab just for job seekers.

Job Seekers Support Group

Are you ready to boost your professional prospects and start landing opportunities? Then this is the group for you!

Juggle Mania

Rhys Thomas dazzles you with improbable juggling, unique comedy and amazing acrobatics.

Kiddie Chemistry

In this introduction to basic chemistry, study mixtures and chemical reactions involving changes in color, temperature and states of matter. For kids in grades K-3.

Kids Knit!

Discover a fun new hobby by learning to knit or improving your current skills! Needles and yarn provided or bring your own supplies. For grade school-age children and up.

Komedy 4 da Kids

Angel Ocasio presents a bilingual and interactive performance combining physical comedy, juggling, balancing and magic.
Disfruta de comedia, malabarismo y magia con el espectáculo bilingüe de Angel Ocasio.

Laboratorio de computación / Computer Lab

Es una sesión abierta para usar las computadoras y disponer de asistencia en inglés y español. No se requiere inscripción por adelantado.

Latin Dance Around the World

An introduction to a variety of music and cultural Latin dances from around the world. Learn the merengue, salsa, cha-cha, rumba, tango and more.

Legos @ the Library

Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. Each time, we’ll build a new structure to put on display. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations welcome. For kids ages 5-11.

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys: Literary Reflections

Join this special book discussion series and explore four diverse works of literature from Muslims living at different times and in different places, who have interpreted Islamic traditions to meet their distinctive cultural realities and spiritual nee

Leyendas de México / Legends of Mexico

Mexico is very well known for its legends, myths and tales. We have legends since the time of the Aztecs, Mayans, Toltecs, Huicholes, as well as legends after the arrival of the Europeans to the American Continent.

Library StoryWalk at Midland Park

Bring the whole family for a StoryWalk at Midland Park led by the Midland Library youth librarian. This special storytime will explore a book and the park at the same time.

Library StoryWalk at Spring Garden Park

Bring the whole family for a StoryWalk at Spring Garden Park led by the Capitol Hill Library youth librarian. This special storytime will explore a book and the park at the same time.

Little Big Foot

Little Big Foot is lost in the woods. The other animals try to comfort her while also trying to find her dad. Come sing along in the enchanted forest and befriend a great magical puppet cast.