Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Beaverton City Library celebrates 10 Years in 10 Days

Beaverton City LibraryBeaverton City Library is celebrating 10 years in 10 days! Friday, September 10, 2010 is the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Beaverton City Library at 5th and Hall Streets. Join them September 10–19 for a variety of events to celebrate!

Events include birthday party with cake, a Michael Allen Harrison concert, a drumming circle, Beaverton Civic Theatre improv, an evening at the movies, and the Beaverton Celebration Parade. But there's also a visit with Poet Laureate Paulann Peterson, a townhall with Honest Abe, a talk with KGW sports commentator Joe Becker, and a reading from the author of Gimme Refuge, Matt Love.

There's also children's events involving small mammals and reptiles, face painting, chalking sidewalks, etching bookmarks, a mommy & me matinee, and a symphony storytime. Teens can attend a read-in, or their own movie matinee.

You can also learn how to help bees and other pollinating insects, about filmmaking & visual effects creation, and Beaverton Community Vision goals.

For a complete list of events see www.beavertonlibrary.org/birthday.

Beaverton City Library is located at 12375 SW Fifth St.