Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries News June 2024

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Find event calendars, storytime schedules and more at Library.CedarMill.org.

[Abbreviations: Cedar Mill Library is CML, 1080 NW Saltzman Rd.; Bethany Library Annex is BLA, 4888 NW Bethany Blvd, Suite K-2; Bethany Library is BL, 15325 NW Central Drive, Suite J-8y).]

Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries (CMBCL) invite you to find event calendars, storytime schedules and more on the Library website. [Ed. Note: the entire CMBCL submission is in the online version of Cedar Mill News. The print/PDF version is shortened and leaves out many repeating classes.]

Visit this page to read the latest newsletter and sign up to get it in your inbox. For more information, call (503) 644-0043, visit the website library.cedarmill.org; or email us: askuscml@wccls.org

Kids Birth-5th Grade
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First, read or listen for 5 hours or set your own goal. Then pick up a reading log from the library or log online with Beanstack. Return your log to CML or BL between July 15 and August 31 to collect your free book.

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Teens entering 6-12th Grade and Adults

Read 5 hours to finish. Track your reading, write reviews and complete activities in Beanstack to enter weekly drawings and earn more grand prize tickets, or pick up a paper log at CML. Teen finishers can collect a free book between July 15 and August 31, and earn one ticket for grand prize drawings. Visit the Summer Reading webpage to learn about Beanstack, events, and prizes.

Play video games in the Game Truck at Bethany Village’s Last Day of School Celebration.

Join us for activities, crafts, games and sign up for Summer Reading! Find other events and activities for any age this summer on the library website.

Pick up craft supplies at either library.

Drop by to play and discover with your child.

Enjoy comedy, magic, juggling, music, storytelling, puppetry and audience participation.

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Join our environmentally-themed game night.

Learn more on the Library Storytime webpage.

Toddler Storytime
Family Storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and movement!

Find more fun for kids on the Kids’ library webpage.

Hear from students about their college experiences.

Compete in various crafting challenges for a prize.

Make your own mini garden paradise in a jar.

Visit the teens’ library webpage to find resources for teens and tweens.

Discuss themes, grammar, and vocabulary from the provided textbook. Hosted by Goodwill Industries.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will provide a free information session on applying for citizenship.

Give new life to old or damaged t-shirts by creating rugs, shopping bags, pillowcases and more. Bring your own shirt(s) and any decorations.

The Washington County Family Caregiver Support Program will share practical ways to meet your own needs as a caregiver and as an individual.

Chat and improve your Spanish language skills through facilitated conversation.

Join this hands-on inspiring gathering of people who love to write. Newcomers welcome!

Volunteers help fix small appliances, clothing, bikes, toys, electronics, jewelry and more.

Health Plans in Oregon will cover the basics of Medicare, what parts are right for you and how to enroll.

Explore our attitudes and assumptions about the purpose of the environment in our lives and how they shape our perception of environmental issues and policies.

Discuss Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver.

Questions? Write askuscml@wccls.org and visit our events webpage.

Learn more about library groups and events for adults on the adults’ library webpage.

Visit Second Edition Resale for new-to-you treasures at unbeatable prices. Look for colored tags to save 50%-75% off already low prices.

This is your chance to get inside knowledge on what agents, editors, and publishers do, and how it feels to be one or sign with one. This month’s Writers’ Mill meeting coincides with Fathers’ Day, and any father or family member wishing to write will benefit. Join us—everyone is welcome. More info on the Portland Writers’ Mill website or from your librarians.