Kids' Craft: Life-Size Portraits
Apr
29
11:00 am11:00

Kids' Craft: Life-Size Portraits

  • GHCL Annex

We're making life-size portraits! Stop by the GHCL Annex anytime from 11:00 - 1:00, trace yourself on a big ol' piece of paper, and color it however you want. 

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Supplies are provided

All Day Craft: Star Wars Day
May
4
9:00 am09:00

All Day Craft: Star Wars Day

  • Garden Home Community Library

Drop in any time to make a paper bag puppet of Yoda, Darth Vader, or Chewbacca. May the Fourth be with you!

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Supplies Provided

Read to the Dogs
May
9
6:00 pm18:00

Read to the Dogs

  • Garden Home Community Library

Reluctant (or eager!) readers can read with therapy dog Hannah, a sweet and friendly golden retriever, every month on the second and fourth Tuesday from 6-7 PM. To reserve your slot, call the library at 503 245-9932, or use the reservation form below.

[ Make a Reservation ]

Suggested age: kids and teens / This event is free / Reservations are required.

Concert: Mo Phillips
May
13
1:00 pm13:00

Concert: Mo Phillips

  • GHCL Annex

At a Mo Phillips show you won't know whether to laugh or dance, so ya might as well do both! Catchy fun time jams rooted in the American folk rock tradition, so much fun to sing and shake along to!

Everyone is invited / This event is free

Family Movie Day: Inside Out
May
20
11:00 am11:00

Family Movie Day: Inside Out

  • GHCL Annex

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

Read to the Dogs
May
23
6:00 pm18:00

Read to the Dogs

  • Garden Home Community Library

Reluctant (or eager!) readers can read with therapy dog Hannah, a sweet and friendly golden retriever, every month on the second and fourth Tuesday from 6-7 PM. To reserve your slot, call the library at 503 245-9932, or use the reservation form below.

[ Make a Reservation ]

Suggested age: kids and teens / This event is free / Reservations are required.

Engineer It! Exploring Ancient Technologies
Jun
10
11:00 am11:00

Engineer It! Exploring Ancient Technologies

  • GHCL Annex

Build a shelter, design a boat, weave a shoe, or invent a fishing tool! Try out your own engineering skills while discovering technologies designed by Oregon’s first engineers. Native American people have always used science and engineering to create effective tools, homes, clothing, cooking methods and more - passing this knowledge down through generations. Many of these innovations are still being used today! Join us to explore a collection of Oregon artifacts from the museum and engage in fun, hands-on engineering challenges.

Everyone is invited / This event is free


Read to the Dogs
Apr
25
6:00 pm18:00

Read to the Dogs

  • Garden Home Community Library

Reluctant (or eager!) readers can read with therapy dog Hannah, a sweet and friendly golden retriever, every month on the second and fourth Tuesday from 6-7 PM. To reserve your slot, call the library at 503 245-9932, or use the reservation form below.

[ Make a Reservation ]

Suggested age: kids and teens / This event is free / Reservations are required.

KC Puppetree: Recycled Puppet Workshop
Apr
22
11:00 am11:00

KC Puppetree: Recycled Puppet Workshop

  • GHCL Annex

Participants will learn how to make moving puppets out of recycled objects that are always unique. Please call or come in to the library to register as space is limited! 503 245-9932

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Supplies are provided

Family Movie Day: Wall-E
Apr
15
12:15 pm12:15

Family Movie Day: Wall-E

  • GHCL Annex

The year is 2700 and WALL-E is a robot still spending every day doing what he was made for. Soon he is visited by a sleek robot named EVE whom he chases across the galaxy with a pet cockroach and a heroic team of malfunctioning misfit robots.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

LEGO Fest
Mar
25
11:00 am11:00

LEGO Fest

  • GHCL Annex

Blair Archer brings his LEGO collection for you to explore, create, and build.

Suggested age: 5+ / This event is free / Supplies are provided

Family Movie Day: The Lego Movie
Mar
18
11:00 am11:00

Family Movie Day: The Lego Movie

  • GHCL Annex

A lowly Lego figure joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

Family Movie Day: Moana
Mar
11
1:00 pm13:00

Family Movie Day: Moana

  • GHCL Annex

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod and set things right.  Starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Auli'i Cravalho in this family friendly adventure.

Everyone is invited / This event is free / Snacks are provided

Storytime: Preschoolers
Mar
8
12:00 pm12:00

Storytime: Preschoolers

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Wednesday from 12:00 PM. A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories, songs, and activities. This storytime will help kids make connections, learn narrative structure, build social skills, and promote comfort with reading and the library.

Suggested age: 2 – 5 years / This event is free

Storytime: Book Babies
Mar
7
11:00 am11:00

Storytime: Book Babies

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. This is a lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months in age.

Suggested age:  0-24 months / This event is free

Magnet Madness For National Reading Month
Mar
4
1:00 pm13:00

Magnet Madness For National Reading Month

  • Garden Home Community Library

March is National Reading Month! Come celebrate by making a magnet with Librarian Katy. Pick one of our designs to color or design your own! This is a drop-in program – Feel free to come by anytime between 1 and 3 PM.

Suggested age: Kids and teens / This event is free / Supplies provided

Storytime: Book Babies
Feb
28
11:00 am11:00

Storytime: Book Babies

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. This is a lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months in age.

Suggested age:  0-24 months / This event is free

Storytime: Book Babies
Feb
21
11:00 am11:00

Storytime: Book Babies

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. This is a lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months in age.

Suggested age:  0-24 months / This event is free

Family Movie Day: The BFG
Feb
18
11:00 am11:00

Family Movie Day: The BFG

  • GHCL Annex

Join us for a showing of Steven Spielberg’s recent adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story about the Big Friendly Giant.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

Storytime: Preschoolers
Feb
15
12:00 pm12:00

Storytime: Preschoolers

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Wednesday from 12:00 PM. A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories, songs, and activities.

Suggested age: 2 – 5 years / This event is free

Make Your Own Valentine Cards
Feb
11
9:00 am09:00

Make Your Own Valentine Cards

  • Garden Home Community Library

Come on in and use stickers, stamps, and more to make your own Valentine’s cards for friends and family!

This event is for kids / This event is free / Supplies are provided

Storytime: Preschoolers
Feb
8
12:00 pm12:00

Storytime: Preschoolers

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Wednesday from 12:00 PM. A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories, songs, and activities. This storytime will help kids make connections, learn narrative structure, build social skills, and promote comfort with reading and the library.

Suggested age: 2 – 5 years / This event is free

Storytime: Book Babies
Feb
7
11:00 am11:00

Storytime: Book Babies

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. This is a lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months in age, with stories, songs, and scarves. Book Babies promotes essential early literacy practices and helps parents and caregivers introduce their youngest to the world of reading.

Suggested age:  0-24 months / This event is free

Storytime: Book Babies
Jan
31
11:00 am11:00

Storytime: Book Babies

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. This is a lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months in age, with stories, songs, and scarves. Book Babies promotes essential early literacy practices and helps parents and caregivers introduce their youngest to the world of reading.

Suggested age:  0-24 months (and parents) / This event is free

Wise Owls
Jan
28
1:00 pm13:00

Wise Owls

  • Garden Home Community Library

Join us as THPRD's Sarah Skelly leads this interactive program about our region's owls. There will be activities, specimens, and crafts. This is a drop-in program, so feel free to come by anytime from 1-3 PM.

Everyone is invited / This event is free

Storytime: Preschoolers
Jan
25
12:00 pm12:00

Storytime: Preschoolers

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Wednesday from 12:00 PM. A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories, songs, and activities. This storytime will help kids make connections, learn narrative structure, build social skills, and promote comfort with reading and the library.

Suggested age: 2 - 5 years old (and parents) / This event is free

Read to the Dogs
Jan
24
6:00 pm18:00

Read to the Dogs

  • Garden Home Community Library

Reservations required- call or come into the library to claim your spot. Reluctant (or eager!) readers can read with therapy dog Hannah, a sweet and friendly golden retriever, every month on the second and fourth Tuesday from 6-7 PM.

Suggested age: kids and teens / This event is free

Storytime: Book Babies
Jan
24
11:00 am11:00

Storytime: Book Babies

  • Garden Home Community Library

Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. This is a lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months in age, with stories, songs, and scarves. Book Babies promotes essential early literacy practices and helps parents and caregivers introduce their youngest to the world of reading.

Suggested age:  0-24 months (and parents) / This event is free