Library News November 2022

November events and programs

Writer’s Mill: Learn to sell your book on Amazon!

Sunday, November 20, 1-3 pm, Cedar Mill Library

The Writers’ Mill is continuing their hybrid (in-person and online) meetings at Cedar Mill library this month. We will be uploading our latest anthology for sale on Amazon. Join us to see how to become an Amazon author, create and upload books, and more. Ask at the library for more information or sign up to receive emails from our website.

November events and programs

Find event calendars, storytime schedules, and more at the Cedar Mill Library website.

All Ages:

Board game evenings

Wednesdays, November 2-December 28, 4-7 pm, Cedar Mill Library

Open to ages of 5 and over. Drop by and play board games!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Día de Los Muertos

Tuesday, November 1, 4-6 pm, Cedar Mill Library

Celebrate Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with face painting and crafts for all ages, as well as sugar skull decoration for ages 10 and over. This program is supported by the Oregon Cultural Trust and the Cultural Coalition of Washington County. Find more details on our events calendar.

Community art project

Starting Friday, November 4, Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries

Be a part of an art project created by the people of Cedar Mill and Bethany! Kits will be available with supplies, instructions, and examples throughout the month- or at least until our project is complete.

Dungeons & Dragons

Session 1: Saturday, November 5, 1-3 pm, Bethany Library Annex
Session 2: Saturday, November 19, 1-3 pm, Cedar Mill Library

In session 1, Learn to create a Dungeons & Dragons character and decipher your character sheet. Session 2 will be an introduction to Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition to learn the core concepts and basic rules. Registration is required for both events.


Grab and Go crafts

Friday, November 4, 10-5, library hours, Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries

Stop by the libraries to pick up fun crafts while supplies last! One craft per child, please. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. Find more fun events for kids at our events calendar.

Join us for family storytime!

Wednesdays & Thursdays, November 9-December 15 (excluding Nov 24), 10:30 am, Cedar Mill Library
Tuesdays, 3:30-4 pm & Thursdays, 10:30-11 am, November 8-December 15 (excluding Nov 24), Bethany Library Annex

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! Open to ages 2 and over. Registration is required and space is very limited; we appreciate your patience as we bring back more in-person events. Registration will open 2 weeks before each storytime. Separate registration is required for each week that you plan to attend. Find details and registration information at our website.

Felt sewing craft

Saturday, November 19, 10:30-11:30 am, Cedar Mill Library

Make a felt pocket mouse to take home. Open to kids 8 and over. Find more fun for kids at our events calendar.

Teens & Tweens:

Teen game night: Super Smash tourney

Friday, November 18, 6-7:30 pm, Cedar Mill Library

Compete in our Super Smash Bros Tournament, open to ages 10-18! Meet your friends and play Switch, Wii, and Gamecube games together. Bring your own controllers or use some of ours. Registration required to attend. Visit our website to find more events and resources for teens and tweens.


Spanish Conversation Hour

Wednesday, November 9, 6:30-7:30 pm, Cedar Mill Library

Want to practice your Spanish with other language learners? Join us for a Spanish language conversation hour every second Wednesday of the month. The conversation hour is not an instructional course but rather a great opportunity to chat and improve your Spanish language skills through facilitated conversation. Open to ages 16 and over.

Medicare 101

Thursday, November 10, 4-5 pm, Cedar Mill Library

Join Michelle Hernandez from Health Plans in Oregon as she goes over the basics of Medicare, what parts are right for you, how to enroll, and answers your questions. Open to all adults. Learn more at our website.

Home Front Heroines: The Women Who Built America’s Arsenal of Democracy

Thursday, November 17, 6:30-7:30 pm, Cedar Mill Library

When men went off to war, women stepped from homes into factories to make the ships, planes, armament, and vehicles that enabled America to win World War II and become a postwar superpower. Learn more about this history at our session, open ot all adults. Learn more at our website.

Monthly literary groups for adults

CMBCL offers monthly book, writer, and poetry groups for adults. Learn more at our website.