Animal Origami Workshop

Kids who love amphibians (frogs!) and birds (pigeons!) will love our next origami workshop.

We’re going to learn about poisonous dart frogs and homing pigeons and create some origami of both.

Origami is the art of paper folding, most often associated with Japanese culture. Origami art takes a flat

sheet of paper an transforms it . . . → Read More: Animal Origami Workshop

Library Holiday Hours

The library will close at 12 noon on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24 and will be closed Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25.

We will resume normal business hours on Friday, December 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Library hours on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, December 31 are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and closed . . . → Read More: Library Holiday Hours

Cider in the Stacks Fri. Dec. 12

Cider in the Stacks is back! This Friday, Dec. 12 from 2-4:30 p.m. Friends of Estacada Library will serve hot spiced cider and cookies in the library. Remember this from when the library was in City Hall? Thanks to our Friends we can again sit by the fire and enjoy some warm hospitality as a . . . → Read More: Cider in the Stacks Fri. Dec. 12

Christmas for Kids Donations and Sign-up Now!

Once again this year the library is participating in the Christmas for Kids program. Bring an unwrapped toy to the library for our tree in front of the fireplace and help a kid have a happy Christmas.

To sign up children for the program come to the library and complete an application (only a child’s . . . → Read More: Christmas for Kids Donations and Sign-up Now!

“The Polar Express” Kids Program Saturday, Dec. 13

Attention kids, parents and caregivers! We’re having a Polar Express party Saturday, December 13 at 11 a.m.

in the library’s Flora Room. Come and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and watch the holiday movie The Polar Express

on our big-screen TV! This event is free and open to kids and their families and friends.

 

. . . → Read More: “The Polar Express” Kids Program Saturday, Dec. 13

LEGO Creativity Club, December. 20, 11 a.m. –1 p.m.

Don’t miss the December LEGO Creativity Club, where kids come to go wild making LEGO creations. We have plenty of bricks for you to build with and this month you will learn some techniques for building with Sci-Fi bricks! Bring a friend or a bunch of friends to see who can make the most amazing . . . → Read More: LEGO Creativity Club, December. 20, 11 a.m. –1 p.m.

The Conversation Project: From Print to Pixels, Nov. 20

“From Print to Pixels: The Act of Reading in the Digital Age,” is next in The Conversation Project series, presented by the Estacada Area Arts Commission and the Estacada Library. This event is happening Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Flora Room.

This program will focus on digital books and the future . . . → Read More: The Conversation Project: From Print to Pixels, Nov. 20

Conversation Project–A State of Change–Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

The next Conversation Project event is Thursday, October 30, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Flora Room. A State of Change: Oregon’s Evolving Identities: Beginning with Oregon’s various historical identities, Richard Etulain will lead participants to consider their own definition of our state’s identity, our role in it, and how that might help us understand its past, . . . → Read More: Conversation Project–A State of Change–Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

Earthquake Preparedness Lecture Friday, Nov. 21

This event has been rescheduled for Friday, November 21 at 7 p.m. The next lecture in the Friends of Estacada Library Lecture Series is “A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Will be Going On: Earthquakes, Oregon & Preparedness,” November 21, 2014, 7 p.m. in the Flora Room. The lecture is presented by Dave Bugni, P.E., S.E. & . . . → Read More: Earthquake Preparedness Lecture Friday, Nov. 21

The Conversation Project: We Are What We Eat–Oct. 9

We Are What We Eat: Oregon is famous for its food, its agriculture and fisheries, and for its role in the movement to promote whole and local foods.

Join us in the Flora Room Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m., as Wendy Willis leads this discussion on our relationship . . . → Read More: The Conversation Project: We Are What We Eat–Oct. 9