Thursday, May 7, 2009

5/10: OCAC Library's Summer Hours Begin

The library at Oregon College of Art & Craft will be closed Sunday May 10th and will begin its Summer Hours schedule (Tues–Thurs, 12-3pm) on Tuesday, May 12th.

Since the library will receive WCCLS courier service only Tuesdays through Thursdays, expect a little longer wait for holds placed on OCAC library materials over the summer.

OCAC library will return to its regularly scheduled hours after Labor Day when classes begin.

Monday, May 4, 2009

6/6 Rock n' Read in Hillsboro, rain or shine

Rock n’ Read event at the Shute Park Branch Library may be moved to Main Library if the weather is poor. The decision will be posted at the Hillsboro Public Library’s web site by 10am on Sat, 6/6.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

5/14: Digital Bookmobile visits Cedar Hills Crossing

photo, digital bookmobile

WCCLS and the Library Information Network of Clackamas County are pleased to present the Digital Bookmobile, in a shopping center near you.

No, really.

On Thursday, May 14, from 10 AM–5 PM, the Digital Bookmobile will touch down at Cedar Hills Crossing, Cedar Hills Blvd between Hall and Jenkins, in Beaverton.

The Digital Bookmobile is a way for public libraries consortia like WCCLS and LINCC to promote the Library2Go service, which is downloadable audiobooks and video. These downloads are yours anytime. Pick from popular fiction and non-fiction audiobooks, movies, tv programs, and music videos as well. You can even choose audiobooks for your iPod. All you need is your WCCLS library card.

The 74-foot, 18-wheel tractor-trailer tours nationally and is a high-tech update of the bookmobiles that has served cities and towns for decades. The Digital Bookmobile is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high-definition monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of portable media players. Interactive computer stations give visitors an opportunity to search the digital media collection, use supported mobile devices, and sample audiobooks and video from the library.

For more information, check out or visit Library2Go to download some audiobook or video goodness.

originally posted 5/4/2009

5/25, 5/27: Hillsboro Libraries Closed

Both Hillsboro Main Library and the Shute Park Branch will be closed all day on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

Both libraries will also be closed on Wednesday, May 27 for employee training.

For further information, please contact Library Director, Mike Smith at (503) 615-6609.

5/19: Bicycle commuting for everyone at Hillsboro Main

photo, Kevin Van DykeHillsboro Main Library is pleased to present Getting There Safely on Tuesday, May 19th, 6:30 PM.

Subtitled Bicycle commuting for everyone, this presentation will let you know how to get started with bike commuting, and if you already are bike commuting, how to kick it up a notch.

Kevin Van Dyke, who calls himself "just your average fire/ems, endurance biking guy", will be your bicycling expert.

Door prizes will be given out.

Hillsboro Main Library is located at 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, just south of Dawson Creek and east of the airport.

Originally posted 5/5/2009