April 24 Computer Classes Cancelled

The April 24 computer classes–including the one-on-one sessions and the Internet Job Searching class–have been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.

The class schedule for the rest of April will remain unchanged.

The Internet Job Searching class will return in May.

July Computer Classes

The library offers weekly computer classes on topics relevant to beginning users.

There will be no classes on July 10.

The June classes are: How to Use E-mail, Beginning Microsoft Word and Facebook for Beginners.

Sign-up is one week in advance. Call the library at 503.630.8273 or stop in to register.

The July schedule:

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Wild Flowers of the Columbia River Gorge Program

Our Festival of the Fungus mushroom expert Jake Hurlbert will present “Wild Flowers of the Columbia River Gorge and High Cascades” on Saturday, April 6 at 12:30 p.m. in the Flora Room.

As we anticipate SPRING come see some wondrous bursts of color as he presents a slideshow of our state’s magnificent variety of flowers . . . → Read More: Wild Flowers of the Columbia River Gorge Program

Final Week: February Food for Fines

Our annual Food for Fines drive to benefit the Estacada Area Food Bank is almost over. Your food donations go toward paying down your fines and you help an important cause. For each item donated you can earn up to $1. Regular-sized cans earn fifty cents, large cans (larger than 12 oz.) and hygiene products . . . → Read More: Final Week: February Food for Fines

MLK Day Closing

The Library will be closed Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, January 22 at 11 a.m.

New Year’s Holiday Hours

Estacada Library will observe the following hours over the New Year’s Holiday:

Monday, December 31 open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 CLOSED

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Happy New Year to all our patrons!

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Christmas for Kids Deadline Dec. 14

Christmas for Kids is wrapping up this week so don’t miss your chance to make a child happy. Choose a tag from the Library’s tree and bring an unwrapped gift to the Library by Saturday, Dec. 15.

The deadline for parents to submit an application to request gifts at the Library is Friday, Dec. 14.

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Library Book Group Meets December 20

Join a dedicated group of book lovers for discussion of a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Library.

December’s book discussion is on The Brave by Nicholas Evans.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact the library at 503.630.8273.

January Computer Classes

One-on-one tutorials will resume on January 9 at 10 a.m.

Two new computer classes will be offered by the Estacada Library in January: Facebook for Beginners (Jan. 23) and Internet Job Searching (Jan. 30).

The full January schedule:

January 9: How to Use E-mail

January 16: Beginning Microsoft Word

January . . . → Read More: January Computer Classes

New Skateboard Rack & Game Equipment to Check Out

The library now has a skateboard rack next to the bicycle rack. Users can check out a skateboard lock with a library card or bring your own lock. Borrow a lock at the circulation desk. Local resident Joe Bogart and a “mystery donor” collaborated on the design and fabrication of the skate rack. We send . . . → Read More: New Skateboard Rack & Game Equipment to Check Out