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Hillsboro Shute Park Branch Library to Expand Sunday Hours

News & Events - Fri, 2015-03-06 12:04


Photo courtesy of Hillsboro Public Library.The Hillsboro Shute Park Branch Library is celebrating one year of service since its remodel with new Sunday hours, starting Sunday, March 29. Join the library on that first Sunday for refreshments and special activities from 1-4pm at 775 SE Tenth Ave in Hillsboro.

Hillary Ostlund, Shute Park Branch Manager, says, "Opening on Sundays has been a popular request that we hear from patrons. The Library is always filled with students, and this will provide additional access to computers and homework help resources at a time when it is really needed. Plus, people are really eager to pick up their holds!"

Starting Monday, March 30, the Hillsboro Main Library on Brookwood Parkway will be open 10am-8pm Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm Saturday, and 12pm-6pm Sunday. Additional information can be found here.

Tech Friday/Viernes de tecnología

Servicios y programas en Español - Fri, 2015-03-06 11:30
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Have a tablet, eReader, or other gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Do you have questions about your computer or another tech topic? Swing by the library for help! Patient and knowledgeable volunteers and staff will available to answer your questions. Registration is not required, but there is limited space each session. También le podemos ayudar con la tecnología en español.

Bilingual Tech Help

Servicios y programas en Español - Wed, 2015-03-04 18:15
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM - Cornelius Public Library: Come join us every Wednesday for free individualized technology help at the Cornelius Public Library! You can bring your cellphone, laptop, tablet, etc. or use one of our laptops or e-readers to gain technological proficiency. ¡Venga a visitarnos para ayuda gratuita individualizada con la technología! Puede traer su teléfono celular, su laptop, su tableta, u otra cosa tecnologíca o puede usar uno de nuestras computadoras o e-readers para ganar más experiencía technologíca.

Cuentos en español

Servicios y programas en Español - Tue, 2015-03-03 19:30
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Ven a escuchar cuentos que fomentan las habilidades de alfabetización temprana. Todas las edades. Listen to stories in Spanish that will encourage early literacy skills.

Citizenship Class

Servicios y programas en Español - Tue, 2015-03-03 18:30
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: This free citizenship class will meet everyTuesday for 10 weeks (January 20, 2015 - March 24, 2015) from 5:30pm-8:00pm.Registration is required by phone, in-person, or online.All materials provided by instructor.Classes are designed to prepare students forthe U.S. Naturalization Test, which includes an evaluation of speaking,reading, and writing abilities in English, as well as questions regarding U.S.History and Government (known as 'civics').

Hillsboro Public Library offers Shelf Help - reading recommendations just for you!

News & Events - Tue, 2015-03-03 16:53
Hillsboro Public Library librarians would love to help you find your next great read! Tell them a little about what you enjoy reading, and they'll send a selection of reading recommendations. Turnaround time for suggestions is four days.
  • What books or authors have you enjoyed?
  • What are some authors or titles that you DID NOT like and why?
  • What are your interests?
  • What are you in the mood to read next?
 Let Hillsboro Library provide some Shelf Help!

Help WCCLS Improve Our Technology Services

News & Events - Mon, 2015-03-02 16:33
Take our survey about the library’s computers and Internet accessWe want to hear from you! WCCLS member libraries are running an online survey to help us understand how you use the library’s technology. This helps us provide services that are valuable to you.

This survey is optional, anonymous and will take just 10 to 15 minutes. The results are confidential and the survey does not collect any personal information. Click here to take the survey.

Please support the library and help us improve our services. After you complete the survey, you have the option to enter to win one of three prize packages that include a WCCLS tote bag and a $20 Fred Meyer gift card.

For more information about this survey, please ask your local library staff.

Completa nuestra encuesta sobre las computadoras y acceso al internet en nuestras bibliotecas¡Queremos saber tu opinión! Las bibliotecas de WCCLS están realizando una encuesta en línea para ayudarnos a entender cómo estás usando la tecnología de tu biblioteca. Esto nos ayudará a proveer servicios que son valiosos para ti.

Esta encuesta es opcional, anónima y te tomará unos 10 a 15 minutos para llenarla. Los resultados son confidenciales y la encuesta no incluye tu información personal. Cliquea aquí para llenar la encuesta.

Por favor, apoya a tu biblioteca y ayúdanos a mejorar nuestros servicios. Después de que completes la encuesta tienes la posibilidad de ganar uno de un conjunto de tres premios que incluyen una bolsa de mano de WCCLS con una tarjeta de regalo para Fred Meyer por $20.

Para más información sobre esta encuesta, por favor pregunte a su personal de la biblioteca local.

Job Seeker’s Tech Tune-Up

Servicios y programas en Español - Mon, 2015-03-02 14:00
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Are you looking for work, but need to brush up on your computer and technology skills? Come by the library Monday afternoons! Our patient and knowledgeable staff and volunteers are happy to teach you tech tricks specially designed for job seekers. Learn about subscription databases, software tutorials, scanners, and other technology available at the Library. Registration is not required but space is limited in the Computer Lab. La ayuda también se ofrece en español.

Featured Resource: Opposing Viewpoints

News & Events - Mon, 2015-03-02 10:12
With Opposing Viewpoints in Context, you can find all the information needed to fully understand a controversial issue, such as genetically modified food, cyber-bullying, or vaccines.  This premium resource is great for students needing research on current topics, or for anyone seeking to learn more about both sides of an issue.

To get started, click on browse issues to see a list of every topic available, or choose a category.  Once you’ve selected an issue, it’s easy to browse the information available by type.  Each issue includes full-text articles from reference works, magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, as well as primary source documents, statistics, multimedia, and hand-selected websites.

Check out Opposing Viewpoints in Context with your WCCLS library card handy!

Spanish Storytime

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:00
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM - Beaverton City Library: Stories, Songs, Rhymes, Fingerplays & Crafts.Spanish Storytime is told only in Spanish.

Explorando Word y usando memoria USB

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:00
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: ¿Listo para explorar más a fondo? Esta clase explora elementos más avanzados de Word y aprende como usar una memoria USB.

Hora de cuentos en Español

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:00
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Cornelius Public Library: ¡Pase una hora divertida con cuentos, canciones, y rimas para toda la familia! ¡Colorín Colorado…Nos veremos el sábado!La hora de Cuentos es patrocinado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca Pública de Cornelius.Horario: Lunes a Viernes de 10am a 7pm; Sábado de 10am a 5pm; Domingo de 12pm a 5pmBiblioteca Pública de Cornelius1355 N. Barlow St.503-357-4093www.cornelius.ci.or.us/librarywww.Facebook.com/CorneliusPublicLibrary

Intercambio

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-02-28 11:30
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Come practice your English or Spanish in a relaxed, conversational setting. Venga a mejorar su español o inglés en un ambiente relajado y divertido.

Tech Friday/Viernes de tecnología

Servicios y programas en Español - Fri, 2015-02-27 11:30
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Have a tablet, eReader, or other gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Do you have questions about your computer or another tech topic? Swing by the library for help! Patient and knowledgeable volunteers and staff will available to answer your questions. Registration is not required, but there is limited space each session. También le podemos ayudar con la tecnología en español.

"Minute to Win It" Challenge Day / Retos "Minuto para ganar"

Servicios y programas en Español - Thu, 2015-02-26 17:00
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Participate in a series of minute-to-win it challenges. You'll have 1 minute to complete each of six challenges and if you succeed, you'll be entered into a drawing for a GameStop gift card! For grades 5-12.Participa en una serie de retos de minuto para ganar. Tendrás 1 minuto para completar cada un de seis retos y si eres exitoso, entras a la rifa para una tarjeta de regalo para GameStop. Para grados del 5-12.

Grupo de lectura (Spanish Book Group)

Servicios y programas en Español - Wed, 2015-02-25 19:30
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: El grupo de lectura, 'Más libros, más libres' se reúne el 2ndo y 4rto miércoles del mes. El enfoque del grupo son los cuentos cortos de México y Latinoamérica. El cuento se distribuye durante la reunión, se lee en grupo, y después platicamos sobre la lectura.

Bilingual Tech Help

Servicios y programas en Español - Wed, 2015-02-25 18:15
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM - Cornelius Public Library: Come join us every Wednesday for free individualized technology help at the Cornelius Public Library! You can bring your cellphone, laptop, tablet, etc. or use one of our laptops or e-readers to gain technological proficiency. ¡Venga a visitarnos para ayuda gratuita individualizada con la technología! Puede traer su teléfono celular, su laptop, su tableta, u otra cosa tecnologíca o puede usar uno de nuestras computadoras o e-readers para ganar más experiencía technologíca.

Cuentos en español

Servicios y programas en Español - Tue, 2015-02-24 19:30
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Ven a escuchar cuentos que fomentan las habilidades de alfabetización temprana. Todas las edades. Listen to stories in Spanish that will encourage early literacy skills.

Citizenship Class

Servicios y programas en Español - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:30
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: This free citizenship class will meet everyTuesday for 10 weeks (January 20, 2015 - March 24, 2015) from 5:30pm-8:00pm.Registration is required by phone, in-person, or online.All materials provided by instructor.Classes are designed to prepare students forthe U.S. Naturalization Test, which includes an evaluation of speaking,reading, and writing abilities in English, as well as questions regarding U.S.History and Government (known as 'civics').

Job Seeker’s Tech Tune-Up

Servicios y programas en Español - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:00
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Are you looking for work, but need to brush up on your computer and technology skills? Come by the library Monday afternoons! Our patient and knowledgeable staff and volunteers are happy to teach you tech tricks specially designed for job seekers. Learn about subscription databases, software tutorials, scanners, and other technology available at the Library. Registration is not required but space is limited in the Computer Lab. La ayuda también se ofrece en español.
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