Upcoming Programs at Tigard Library

Flamenco Pacifico.
Flamenco Pacifico.
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Visit Tigard Public Library this fall to create, connect, and collaborate this fall! Remember, our hours have changed! We’re now open Monday through Thursday, 10 AM-8 PM and Friday through Sunday, 10 AM-6 PM. See our latest news and all upcoming events at tigard-or.gov/library.

Storytime For All Ages through December 15

Burgess Community Room

Indoor, in-person storytimes are back! All storytimes are FREE and open to the public. To help ensure social distancing space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

There will be a two-week storytime break starting Tuesday, December 20.  Sessions will begin again on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Book Babies

Ages 0-18 months  
Tuesdays | 10:15–10:45 AM

Babies and their grownups are invited to share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while making new friends and developing early literacy skills. 

Toddler Time 

Ages 18 months-3 years 
Wednesdays | 10:15-10:45 AM AND 11:15-11:45 AM (two sessions)

Join us as we sing, rhyme, share simple stories and enjoy movement activities in this storytime designed for wiggly toddlers!

Family Story Time 

Ages 0-6 years 
Thursdays | 10:15–11 AM AND 11:15 AM–Noon (two sessions)

Bring the whole gang for stories, songs and super-duper silliness!

Getting Started with Dungeons & Dragons 

Wednesday, September 28 | 4-5:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Kids and Teens ages 10 & Up

Calling all level 1 humans! Come learn the 5th edition rules for D&D by fighting monsters, solving puzzles, and working as a team. Visit the library website to register. 

One-on-One Job Help 

3rd Saturday of the month: October 15, November 19, & December 17 | 10 AM-Noon
Library Technology Room | Adults

You deserve a great job, and we can help you find one! If you’re not sure where to look for opportunities, need a fresh resume, or want to practice for a flawless interview, sign up for one-on-one help on the library website, or call 503-684-6537. 

Unmask Alice Author Rick Emerson

Saturday, October 15 | 4-5 PM
Burgess Community Room | Adults

Published in 1971, the book Go Ask Alice presented itself as an authentic diary of a teenage girl’s descent into addiction. It had a massive effect on the culture and continues to be read today. But how real is Alice? Who was the person who found this “diary,” and what were they hiding? Local author Rick Emerson spent years researching these questions and comes to the Tigard Public Library to share Alice’s secrets!

New Hikes in Oregon with William Sullivan 

Sunday, October 16 | 2-3 PM
Burgess Community Room | Adults & Teens

Oregon’s premier hiking expert William Sullivan takes us on a slide show tour of new and changed trails found while updating his popular series of Oregon trail guides. Discover a new “Painted Hills” preserve, a secret beach on the coast, a new canyon trail at Steens Mountain, and learn about what’s changed because of recent wildfires and trail permit processes. Space is limited, arrive early to guarantee entry.


Wednesday, October 19 | 4:30-6 PM  
Burgess Community Room | Ages 10-14

Citizens of the Tweendom unite! Join us for a hauntingly good time with semi-creepy fun and games!

The Tweendom is a place designed especially for 10-14 year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.

Dance, Music, & Archetype: How the History of Flamenco Shaped Carmen 

Saturday, October 22 | 2-3 PM
Burgess Community Room | Adults & Teens

Join Flamenco Pacifico and Portland Opera for a lively look into the intertwining history of the dynamic flamenco and the iconic, compelling, operatic character, Carmen. Packed with dance and music, this enlightening performance lecture will entertain, inform–and leave you wanting more! Space is limited, arrive early to guarantee entry.

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