Featured programs

Displaying 121 - 160 of 289 programs. Please note: not all programs are offered year round. Some programs are seasonal. Some programs not currently offered will be offered again.

Holiday Card Printmaking for Kids

Printmaking is a process of art making in which an image is imprinted on a piece of paper or other surface.

Homeschoolers Ask the Experts: People Who Have Cool Jobs

Join us for monthly special presentations from local community experts. Each month will be a new professional talking about their work from a police officer, a park ranger, a farmer, a hot air balloon pilot and more.

Homework Help

Library volunteers help students understand their homework.

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.

Hour of Code

Make friends, meet challenges, and get creative at Hour of Code! Anyone can code -- join us for fun, hour-long challenges using Code Studio.

How to Plant Terrariums

The whole point of a terrarium is to keep plants healthy and happy in a modern home by planting them in a closed glass container.

In Rhymes and In Life

Mic Crenshaw is a world class spoken word artist and emcee who has toured extensively in Africa, the U.S and Europe.

In the Shoes of the Immigrant

By means of songs, stories and introspective activities, empathy promoter, peace activist and singer songwriter

Iniciando con Computadoras e Internet/Beginning With Computers and Internet

Esta clase es una introducción al uso de computadoras e Internet.


Al final de la clase, usted podrá:

- Usar el ratón y teclado para navegar.

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.

Intermediate Digital Design for Laser Engraving

Learn intermediate techniques in graphic software like Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape to use the makerspace's laser engraver to make amazing objects. We will work on projects like name tags, small boxes and more during this series.

International Games Day @ Your Library

International Games Week (IGW) is an annual celebration of games, play, libraries and learning. Unplug, join the fun and play together.

International Games Week

Celebrate International Game Week at the library! 

Friday- Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament for teens

Saturday- Spheros Obstacle Course- code a cool robot through a maze. How fast can you code? For everyone

Internet Basics

This class is an introduction to using the Internet on computers.

Introduction to Computers

New to computers? Join us to learn about the basics.


Introduction to Spreadsheets

This class is an introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 and other spreadsheet products. You will learn how to create, edit, format and save a workbook.

Introduction to Traditional Japanese Reiki

Reiki is a powerful healing system that can be used for self-treatment and the treatment of others with remarkably few limitations.

iPad/iPhone Help

Come learn everyday iPad and iPhone basics for the beginner, including great library apps for free e-books, streaming audio-books, music and movies!

We will cover:

 - Text messaging

 - Taking/attaching pictures

Job Seekers Support Group

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

Kimchi 101

Want to learn more about kimchi? The fermented cabbage dish has been a staple of Korean cuisine since its inception in seventh-century Korea.

La hora de aprender

Programa educativo en español para niños de 0 a 6 años cuyo idioma es el español. Este programa gratuito concluye con una graduación y certificados para los niños participantes.

La Placita

¿Estás buscando un grupo en el que puedes intercambiar ideas, aprender cosas interesantes y prácticas, leer historias cortas de autores latinoamericanos y celebrar nuestra cultura latina?

Lead Poisoning Prevention Workshop

This workshop empowers people to reduce lead exposure and lead poisoning in their lives.

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

This special book discussion series brings readers together with Portland State University Professor Kimberley Brown to explore five memoirs and novels selected by National Public Radio international correspondent

Mac Basics Class

Learn the tools you need to navigate around a Mac computer.


Join a local mah-jong group for an afternoon of fun. No experience required as the group has a coach to teach new players.


Participation is free. No library card required.

Make a Basic Website

Learn how to build a basic website using the Google Sites application.

Make College Happen: Workshop for Busy Adults.

Are you a busy adult thinking about going to college? Not sure where to start? Then this workshop is for you! Come and learn about various local scholarships, grants & degree programs fit for the busy adult.

Make Yourself a Hat!

Sew yourself a warm hat for this winter! Artist LeBrie Rich will bring five sewing machines along with hand-sewing supplies. We'll have patterns and fabric ready for you. Extra hats that we make will be donated to those in need.

Makerspace Animation Workshop

We will explore various animation techniques like stop motion, pixilation, white board, and digital animation! Learn how to use iPads as your creative animation tool. 

For teens, grades 6th-12 only

Makerspace Costumes and Cosplay Workshop

Come create the ultimate costume in the makerspace. For halloween, comicon, or just for fun, you will learn to design, sew, glue, and accessorize your new cool outfit!

For teens, grades 6th-12 only

Makerspace Design and 3D Print Cookie Cutters

Learn how to design your own cookie cutter and print it out using a 3D printer! 

Rockwood Makerspace programming is made possible by gifts to The Library Foundation.

Makerspace Screen Printing Workshop

Come learn how to create a your own digital design and then make a poster or t-shirt using screen printing techniques! Bring clothes you want to print on. 

For teens, grades 6th-12 only

Makerspace Snow Globes

Come to this 2-part workshop to make snow globes using 3D printed objects! 

Rockwood Makerspace programming is made possible by gifts to The Library Foundation.

Makerspace Stitch 'n Grit

Work on knitting and crocheting crafts while hanging out with your friends. 

For teens, grades 6th-12th only

Makerspace Teen Volunteer Fall Kickoff Meeting

New and returning makerspace teen volunteers, come to this training and community building kickoff event! 

9th-12th grade only. 

Making the Most of Social Security

Social Security is key to the retirement plans of most Americans.

Mariachi Viva Mexico

This lively Mariachi band includes trumpets, violins, guitars, guitaron and vihuelas to create lively, spirited music.