• Summer Reading for Everyone is HERESummer 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 sign up there as well as at the library. The Grand Prize for adults is a $50 gift card good for admission, gift shop and snack bar at the Oregon Garden. Two second place drawings are for an "I Love Oregon" prize package and a Garden Lover's prize package. Grand prizes for kids include science-oriented games and toys and also scooters with helmets. Stop in to the library to learn more about how to play along with the summer reading game.      2014-06-10 11:51:41
  • Join Friends of the Estacada Public LibraryOur 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 its Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheestacadalibrary.org  2014-05-01 16:04:20
  • 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 for 50 non-English languages. There are apps for Android and Apple devices too.

    How to find it:

    1) Go to www.lincc.org then choose... 2) Online Resources--then look for Pronunciator under... 3) General Interest (it is the last item listed under this category) 4) Log in with your library card number and PIN to access This is just another excellent service available to library users in Clackamas County. Try it!
    2014-04-19 13:22:34
  • 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 to play other games with your friends using our Wi-Fi. Wii Fridays are FREE and open to all teens.

    2014-03-20 16:47:46
  • Saturday Computer TutorialsThe 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 a.m. and 1 p.m. you can schedule a half-hour session to get help with whatever computer questions you have. Topics can include: How to use email Microsoft Word or other software programs Social media (Facebook, LinkedIn) Online security eReaders (Kindle, Nook, iPad, downloadable eBooks) Call the library at 503.630.8273 to reserve a time with our computer tutor.    2014-02-27 13:15:43