Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Book sale at the Garden Home Community Library

The Garden Home Community Library is holding their annual used book sale! The sale is on Saturday, December 1st, from 9 am to 3 pm, and it's part of the Holiday Bazaar in the Garden Home Recreation Center.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Documentary film showing at Cedar Mill: "Education Under Fire"

The Cedar Mill Library is hosting a presentation of the documentary Education Under Fire, about the Baha´i Institute for Higher Education in Iran. Join them on Saturday, December 1st at 2:00 pm for the documentary and for a discussion afterward, led by Professor Loni Bramson.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Library closures for Thanksgiving week

See the chart below for WCCLS member libraries hours during the week of Thanksgiving. Remember that you can download ebooks and audiobooks 24/7 using Library2Go!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Library closures for Veterans Day

Most WCCLS member libraries will be closing in observance of Veterans Day.

Some libraries are observing the holiday on Sunday, while others are observing it on Monday.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Vote! Ballots due by 8pm tomorrow, 11/6

Election Day is tomorrow! Ballots must be received at official collection sites by 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 6th. Many WCCLS libraries are ballot drop sites. Find a full list of all of the drop sites in Washington County.

With only two days left in the state's vote-by-mail election period, Washington County has received ballots from about 49 percent of all registered voters in the county. Washington County elections officials are encouraging voters to send in or drop off their ballots as soon as possible this general election season so that all ballots are processed in a timely manner.

If you have questions about vote-by-mail, voter eligibility, or other related issues, visit the Washington Co. Elections Office website, or give them a call at 503-846-5800.

Get out there and vote!


A history of Swedish Oregon at the Cedar Mill Library

On Friday, November 16th, at 7:00 pm join Swedish-American author Lars Nordstrom at the Cedar Mill Library.

Lars will present a fascinating journey through the Swedish history of the state of Oregon from the 1800s into the 21st century. Lars has compiled wide-ranging material, some of it never before translated into English, for his book Swedish Oregon