• Film Screening: The Man Who Loved Flowers, Mar. 14The Estacada Library presents the first local screening of the film The Man Who Loved Flowers by Justin Zimmerman on Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the Flora Room. The short feature, based on a Stephen King short story, was filmed in Estacada last fall. The film will be followed up with a question and answer session with cast and crew, and will be catered with food from Estacada's Bloom Cafe. Click here to access the film's Facebook page. Click here for an article about the film shooting in Estacada last fall.2015-02-18 14:16:22
  • Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Lecture, March 13"The Good, The Bad and the Unforgettable--Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail" is park ranger Dorothy Brown-Kwaiser's story of her experience thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2012. She will return to the Estacada Library Flora Room on Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m. to present an updated version of the talk she first gave at our library in 2013. If you were one of the many attendees of that program you'll remember she is a lively and engaging speaker. If you've heard of the Pacific Crest Trail and wonder what it is like to walk it, this program is for you! Dorothy, aka  "Bacon Bit," has updated her presentation in light of the recent release of the movie Wild. Bacon Bit will bring her artifacts, slide show and funny anecdotes about her 6 million step, 2669 mile, 152 day, Mexico-to-Canada-by-foot experience. This program is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Estacada Library, Friends of the Estacada Public Library and Oregon State Parks. For more information contact the library at 503.630.8273.2015-02-18 13:35:49
  • Estacada: A River Runs Through It Lecture, March 12 The last of  the 2014-2015 Friends of the Estacada Library lecture series events is "Estacada: A River Runs Through It," presented by the Clackamas River Basin Council Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. in the Flora Room. We get our water, and so much more, from the Clackamas River. In this lecture learn about the importance of the Clackamas River watershed and what you can do to appreciate it and help preserve it. The mission of the Clackamas River Basin Council is to "foster partnerships for clean water and to improve fish and wildlife habitat and the quality of life for those who live, work and recreate in the watershed." This lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact the library at 503.630.82732015-02-18 13:31:05
  • Important Tax Form AnnouncementThe Estacada Library, as always, can print the forms you need for Oregon or Federal tax returns. However, this year libraries have been informed by the IRS that we will no longer receive Schedules or Instruction Books for distribution.

    The library will ONLY have Forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ

    IRS appropriations were significantly cut in the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill recently passed by Congress. To express your opinion on this change, contact Oregon Representative Earl Blumenauer at www.house.gov/blumenauer or call 503.231.2300.

    To obtain Federal tax forms:

    Download forms at www.irs.gov

    Order forms by calling 1-800-829-3676

    Or, contact the Portland IRS office: 503.-265-3501. The office is located at 1220 SW Third Ave., in Portland. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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  • Art in the Library: Norma Piper January-May 2015

    The Estacada Area Arts Commission, in partnership with the Estacada Public Library, is proud to announce the next show in the ongoing "Art in the Library" series.

    Opening in mid-January is Norma Piper's "Heart and Soul." Norma, a long-time resident of Estacada, is well-known for using vivid color and expressive movement in her work. Norma's  journey in art has taken her from sculpture to life drawing, printmaking and collage. Many of these media will be on exhibit during her show.

    An opening reception will take  place in the Estacada Library Flora Room at 7 p.m. on January 16, 2015,  courtesy of the Friends of the Estacada Public Library. All are welcome to attend and enjoy viewing Norma's work.

    Norma Piper's "Heart and Soul" will hang thru May 12, 2015.

    For more information, call the library at 503-630-8273.

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