Events

For more information on these and other events, visit the library website

ANNUAL FALL BOOK SALE
October 13 – 15, 2017
Mark your calendars with these dates for our next book sale:
Friday, October 13 from 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday, October 14 from 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday, October 15 from 11 AM to 3 PM
Adult book prices range from 50 cents to $2
Children and Young Adult prices range from 20 cents to 50 cents
DVD’s are $2 each, CD’s are $1 each, Books on CD are $2.

EXPLORING THE ART AND TECHNIQUES OF COLLAGE
Saturday, September 16 • 2-4 p.m. • Adults

Artist Susan Kent will demonstrate the techniques of layering paper and using found objects in collage, covering basic supplies and different ways of using them. Bring copies of your family photographs to use in assembling your own collage. Class limited to 20 people. Registration required. and begins Saturday, August 26. Please call 503-718-2517.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

BeTWEEN the Lines (Teen Book Group)
Tuesday, September 19 • 4:30 – 6p.m. • Teens in grades 6-8

Join this book discussion group for grades 6-8 and discover some fantastic reads while enjoying snacks, games and crafts. Registration required. Sign up at the Children’s Reference Desk and get your free copy of the book while supplies last – “The War that Saved My Life” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

AN EXPLORATION OF CHANGE FOR THE FALL SOLSTICE
Friday, September 22 • 7-8 p.m. • All ages

Join us for a multimedia performance by Eric Walter of Indalo Wind. Through music, poetry and visual imagery, Walter will explore change in celebration of the equinox.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

WEST COAST HURRICANE: THE GREAT COLUMBUS DAY STORM
Wednesday, October 4 • 6:30-8 p.m. • Adults

Author Sig Unander explores what factors combined to produce the perfect storm on October 12, 1962. Using dramatic images, Unander will tell stories of people who lived through it and examine what changed as a result.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

2JAZZGUITARS
Friday, October 6 • 7-8 p.m. • Adults

The duo’s unique interaction is a musical conversation, with each guitar telling its own story. We never know how the stories will unfold, but that’s part of the excitement of 2jazzguitars. Ben Graves and Matt Schiff will perform their arrangements of jazz, Latin and pop tunes, as well as original compositions.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

MISINFORMATION, FAKE NEWS & POLITICAL PROPAGANDA
Sunday, October 8 • 2-3:30 p.m. • Adults

Determining fact from fiction has never been more difficult. We are overwhelmed with messages from politicians, news sources and social media. This non-partisan workshop uses real world example of political messaging, news headlines and other types of media to demonstrate how to distinguish truth from fiction and become your own “fact-checker.”
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

WET FELTED FLOWER WORKSHOP
Sunday, November 5 • 2-4 p.m. • Adults

Learn how to combine hot water, soap and a little elbow grease with dyed wool fiber to make felt! You’ll leave with gorgeous sculpted abstract flowers to put in a vase or pin to a lapel for a cheery spot of color. Limit 18. REGISTRATION REQUIRED and begins Monday, October 16.. Please call 503-718-2517.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

WHY I WALKED 444 MILES TO MAKE A MEMORY
Wednesday, November 8 • 7-8 p.m. • Adults

Join New York Times bestselling author Andra Watkins for a lively discussion of her memoir, “Not Without My Father”. Andra walked the 444-mile Natchez Trail with her elderly father, and the journey transformed their relationship. Andra will inspire attendees to evaluate their own relationships and make memories that matter.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.

MEGA CRAFTS!
Sunday, November 26 • 2-4 p.m. • All ages

Bring the entire family for some serious craftiing fun. Make useful and beautiful gift-worthy projects, no matter what your age.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.