Library News August 2020

Standard notifications for your holds were turned back on this week. This means that you will receive an e-mail, phone call or text message when your holds are ready. Cedar Mill and Bethany Libraries still require that you schedule an appointment to pick up your holds after you receive the notification.Returns are accepted during our curbside hours, no appointment necessary. Our curbside hours have changed slightly and are now the same at both libraries.

Cedar Mill Library Curbside Hours:
Monday: 10am-1pm
Tuesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Friday: 10am-1pmSaturday: 10am-1pm
Book a pickup appointment at bit.ly/cmlholds

Bethany Library Curbside Hours:
Monday: 10am-1pm
Tuesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Friday: 10am-1pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm
Book a pickup appointment at bit.ly/cmlbholds

Online events

Even though the Cedar Mill Library buildings are closed, the library is coming to you through these online events! Find event calendars, storytime schedules, printable event brochures and more at Library.CedarMill.org or visit the library Facebook page.

Kids:

Storytime at Home

Monday-Friday, 10:30 am

Beaverton Montessori

Mondays: Songs and Rhymes for Young Children or Baby Time. Tuesdays: Stories and Rhymes. Friday: Stories and Rhymes

Recorded videos also on Youtube. and on Instagram @cedarmilllibrary. Recorded videos posted to Facebook on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am

Simple Summer STEM and Crafts for kids

Thursdays, 10:30 am, K-5th Grade or 6-11 years old

Simple Summer STEM-easy projects using stuff you have around the house.

Angel Ocasio’s Virtual Comedy Show

Thursdays, 10:30 am, ages 5+

Angel Ocasio combines magic, juggling, music and his unique style of wacky and zany comedy to bring a fun family online show.

Adults:

Three on a Theme Book Talk

Wednesdays, 5 pm, adults and teens

Join us on Facebook as library assistant Becca brings us three book recommendations that all share a common theme! Past videos are on YouTube.

To see other books on the same theme, visit our Bibliocommons page and start reading: wccls.bibliocommons.com/user_profile/1274112901!

Writers’ Mill

Sunday, August 16, 1-3 pm, adults and older teens, via zoom

Contact laurab@wccls.org to register. Learn more at Library.CedarMill.org

Whether you’re writing just for fun, hoping for publication, or planning to self-publish, join us for a hands-on inspiring gathering of people who love to write. Newcomers welcome! If you already receive email from the Writer’s Mill, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event. If you’re new, welcome! Please email laurab@wccls.org to receive a link for the event a few days before it happens. Group website: portlandwritersmill.org. See the group’s anthologies in the library catalog. For more information, contact group facilitator Sheila Deeth at SheilaD@portlandwritersmill.org.

Voices in Verse

Sunday, August 22, 10:30 am-12 pm, adults and older teens, via zoom

Share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites. The group meets on the fourth Saturday morning of each month. Newcomers welcome! If you already receive email from Voices in Verse, you’ll receive a zoom link for this meeting a few days before the event. If you’re new, welcome! Please email laurab@wccls.org to receive a link and password for the event a few days before it happens.

Owl Book Group

Friday, August 28, 10:30 am-12 pm, adults and older teens, via zoom

Contact laurab@wccls.org to register. Learn more at Library.CedarMill.org

Join us virtually this month to discuss Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. If you already receive email from the Owl Book Group, you’ll receive a link for this meeting a few days before the event. If you’re new, welcome! Please email laurab@wccls.org to receive a link for the event a few days before it happens. The group typically meets on the last Friday of each month. For a complete list of titles, past and present, visit: library.cedarmill.org/services/book-clubs.