Upcoming Programs at Tigard Library

Celtic Harps.

The Tigard Public Library to has what you need to discover, connect, and create! Visit Monday through Thursday, 10 AM-8 PM and Friday through Sunday, 10 AM-6 PM. Tigard Public Library will be closed Monday, February 20. See our latest news and all upcoming events at tigard-or.gov/library.

Teen Winter Reading 

Now – February 28 | 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 complete, submit your page count to enter a drawing for your choice of a $20 Powells or Uwajimaya 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.

LEGO® Builders! 

Saturday, January 21 | 2-3:30 PM 
Puett Room | Kids & Families

Drop in to build with our LEGO® bricks and explore a featured tech toy. We’ll have all the supplies; you bring your curiosity and creativity!

Why Privacy Matters: An Online Privacy Primer 

Saturday, January 28 | 3-4 PM
Online Event | Adults

Why should we care about privacy if we have nothing to hide? In this session, privacy advocate AJ Rice will discuss how a lack of privacy affects us as individuals and as a society. Using specific examples Rice will cover the direct consequences of a world without privacy, and the more subtle ways an absence of privacy undermines everyone’s rights… even those with “nothing to hide.” Visit the library website to register.

Program presented in partnership with Friends of the Tigard Library.

Make a Thing! 

Friday, February 3|2-4 PM
Puett Room | Kids & Families

Make a thing! What thing? Anything! We will have odds and ends of a variety of crafting supplies for you to use to create whatever you dream up. This is a drop-in program. Feel free to come by for a little while or stay the whole time. It is up to you!

The Day of Remembrance of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II 

Sunday, February 19 | 1-2:30 PM
Burgess Community Room | Adults

Join us as Toby Loftus speaks about his mother’s imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp near Hood River during WWII. His mother was in the fourth grade when her whole family was forced from their home and into incarceration camps. This 60-minute talk will feature family photos and video clips followed by a 30-minute Q&A.

Dungeons & Dragons 101 for Adults 

Three-part series on Tuesdays, February 21, February 28, & March 7 | 6:30-7:30 PM 
Online Event | Adults

Are you interested in learning about Tabletop Roleplaying Games? Join us to learn the basics of Dungeons & Dragons, a fantasy tabletop role-playing game! In this three-part introductory series, participants will learn all about the character creation process, playing in a campaign, and the tools you can use to help you on our RPG journey. 

Visit the library website to register, and then tune in on each date for a different lesson.

Celtic Harps: Rare Instruments, Wondrous Stories

Saturday, February 25 | 3-4:30 PM
Burgess Community Room | Adults

Join acclaimed multi-instrumentalist duo Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter for a breathtaking concert of traditional and original songs on the Celtic harp, entwined with humorous stories from two working musicians’ decades on the road.

Program presented in partnership with Friends of the Tigard Library.