Summer Reading for Everyone is HERE

Summer reading season is here and this year EVERYONE, regardless of age, can participate.

Saturday, July 26 is the last day to sign up and, this year, adult summer reading returns, with incentives and prizes for reading.

The library will have a table at this year’s Summer Celebration on Saturday, July 26, and you can . . . → Read More: Summer Reading for Everyone is HERE

Join Friends of the Estacada Public Library

Our library now has a Friends group!

Friends of the Estacada Public Library is already planning events and projects to help promote and support our library.

You can get involved by 1) becoming a member 2) becoming a member AND volunteering. Membership is only $10 a year for individuals and $15 for families.

Check out . . . → Read More: Join Friends of the Estacada Public Library

Learn Languages with Pronunciator

The new Pronunciator language-learning service is now live and available for all patrons on www.LINCC. org.

Pronunciator offers 80 languages and 4,000 available courses. You can learn how to speak a foreign language with the help of a variety of interactive techniques that make it easy for beginners and advanced learners. It includes interactive ESL . . . → Read More: Learn Languages with Pronunciator

Wii Game Friday for Teens

Teens aged 12- 17 are invited to play Wii games at the library every Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Flora Room. The library has purchased a Wii gaming system and TV with a grant from the Estacada Area Literary Foundation. Come in and play our games, or use your laptop . . . → Read More: Wii Game Friday for Teens

Saturday Computer Tutorials

The library’s long-running computer tutorials have expanded to two Saturdays a month.

Need to improve your computer skills? The library’s weekly one-on-one sessions let you work with a tutor on whatever computer questions you have or to learn basic skills.

Every Wednesday between 10 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. and every other Saturday between 11 . . . → Read More: Saturday Computer Tutorials

Ask a Librarian at Answerland

Have a reference question and the library is closed? Try Answerland, now available from the Estacada Library’s home page. Answerland lets anyone connect to a librarian by live chat, email or text messaging.

Librarians will answer almost anything, but typical topics include homework, using your library, finding a great book to read, and any reference . . . → Read More: Ask a Librarian at Answerland

Check out a Cultural Pass

The Library offers passes for free and discount admission to five different Portland-area attractions:

Portland Art Museum (discount)

Portland Children’s Museum

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Users must have a valid LINCC library card in good standing to check out a Cultural Pass.

To reserve a pass, call the . . . → Read More: Check out a Cultural Pass

North Fork Dam Art Exhibit in Library

The North Fork Dam art exhibit is now showing in the Estacada Library. This is a continuation of “Estacada on the Clackamas: The Powerhouse Project,” an exhibit of work by 29 artists inspired by North Fork Dam and Powerhouse. The exhibit will continue at the library until January 2014.

This show is rich with work . . . → Read More: North Fork Dam Art Exhibit in Library

Library Hours Added as of Sept. 3

The Estacada Library will now be open more hours. As of Tuesday, September 3, the library’s new hours are:

Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

Library-to-Your-Door Homebound Service

Would you or someone you know like to receive library materials at home? Estacada Library offers a service to homebound patrons who are unable to come in to the library because of illness or physical disability.

We deliver books, DVDs, audiobooks and any other item that is available for check out at the library. Patrons . . . → Read More: Library-to-Your-Door Homebound Service