Pick up the books, movies, and music you need for a cozy winter season at Tigard Public Library! Have you tried our Holds Lockers? They are a convenient, accessible way to pick up materials, and they’re available an hour earlier than other library services- starting at 9 AM Monday through Friday. Find more on the library website. Tigard Public Library will close at 4 PM on December 24 and 31, and be closed December 25, January 1, and January 15. Online resources are available 24/7 at wccls.org.
English Conversation Group
Wednesdays, December 6-February 28 | 6-7:30 PM
Library Technology Room | Adults
Join us each week for an evening of English conversation! Enjoy a relaxed environment to practice common everyday phrases and conversational topics. All levels of English fluency are welcome. Led by an ESL tutor and certified instructor.
Program presented in partnership with Friends of the Tigard Library.
Drop-In Writing Group
Every other Thursday: December 14 & 28, January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22 | 6-7:30 PM
Houghton Room | Adults
Drop in for an hour of writing! Be it a book, blog, script, essay, dissertation, resume, melody, poem, or just plain work stuff, you are invited to write it with us. Hosted through Shut Up & Write, attendees will: Show up, write quietly, then hang out or head out. Instead of just thinking about writing, come and get some real writing done. Plus, snacks!
STEM Exploration with the Tigard High School Tech Team
Saturday, December 16 | 2-4 PM
Burgess Community Room | Ages 4+
Drop in to meet a robot! The THS Tech Team constructs engineering marvels for competition (and fun)! The Team will demonstrate their creations and give you chance to take the controls. Visit the free play area to build with LEGOS, design robots, and try out some tech toys!
Teen Winter Reading: Devour a Book
January 2 – February 29 | Pick up during library open hours
Books at Children’s Desk | Teens in Grades 6-12
Teens, drop by the library to pick out a free book and begin your #WinterReading celebration. With every book you consume, submit your page count to enter a drawing for a $30 Powell’s gift card, and to join a virtual team of other winter readers. Compete with other teams for the glory of accumulating the highest page count!
Program presented in partnership with Friends of the Tigard Library
Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust
Wednesday, January 10 | 3-4:30 PM
Burgess Community Room | Adults
There is nothing wrong with going online to search for information. Technology is a big part of today’s world and is only going to be used more and more. What is important is how we use the information we find to maintain our health and help us make healthcare decisions. Learn how to find reliable and credible health information online. Program presented in partnership with Washington County Behavioral Health.