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Tech Friday/Viernes de tecnología

Servicios y programas en Español - Fri, 2015-02-06 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.

Cuentos en español

Servicios y programas en Español - Tue, 2015-02-03 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, 2015-02-03 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').

Job Seeker’s Tech Tune-Up

Servicios y programas en Español - Mon, 2015-02-02 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 mornings! 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 may be limited. La ayuda también se ofrece en español.

Featured Resource: LearningExpress Library

News & Events - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:37
LearningExpress Library can help you:

  • Prepare for tests: including occupation and military exams as well as SAT, ACT, AP tests, GED, graduate school admissions, and U.S. citizenship exams
  • Master computer skills: focusing on Microsoft Office and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Build math and reading skills: for elementary, middle, high school, college, and adult learners
  • Recursos para Hispanohablantes también.
To get started: Choose a learning center from the image carousel: Adult Learning Center, College Prep Center, Popular Software Tutorials, etc.  Once you’ve selected a center, browse for a topic that interests you.  In many cases, you can choose from several levels of tutorials.  Each tutorial consists of lessons, quizzes, and practice tests to gauge your learning.  You will want to create an account to keep track of your progress.

Check out LearningExpress Library with your WCCLS library card handy!

Youth Book Awards Announced!

WCCLS Kids - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:08
The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this morning at 6 am PST. Awards included the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best picture book, the Newbery Medal for best book for children, the Geisel Award for best beginning reader and the Michael L. Printz Award for best young adult book.

Put a hold on one of these award winners today!

For more ALA Youth Media Award information visit the Association for Library Services to Children's website here. Please note that the full list of winners may not be on the website right away. Check this press release for the full list of winners and honor books.

Award: Newbery Medal
Title: Crossover
Author: Kwame Alexander
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Award: Caldecott Medal
Title: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Author & Illustrator: Dan Santat
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Award: Geisel Award
Title: You Are (Not) Small
Author: Anna Kang
Illustrator: Christopher Weyant
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Award: Paula Belpré Award - Illustrations
Title: Viva Frida
Author & Illustrator: Yuyi Morales
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Award: Paula Belpré Award - Text
Title: I Lived On Butterfly Hill
Author: Marjorie Agosín
Illustrator: Lee White
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Award: Coretta Scott King - Illustrations
Title: Firebird
Author: Misty Copeland
Illustrator: Christopher Myers
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Award: Coretta Scott King - Text
Title: Brown Girl Dreaming
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
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Award: Sibert Medal
Title: The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
Author: Jen Bryant
Illustrator: Melissa Sweet
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Award: Odyssey Award
Title: H.O.R.S.E. A Game of Basketball and Imagination
Author: Christopher Myers
Produced by: Live Oak Media
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Award: Printz Medal
Title: I'll Give You the Sun
Author: Jandy Nelson
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Spanish Storytime

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-31 16:00
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM - Beaverton City Library: Stories, Songs, Rhymes, Fingerplays & Crafts.Spanish Storytime is told only in Spanish.

Intercambio

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-31 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.

Actividades de Descubrimiento para la Niñez Temprana

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-31 11:00
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - área de niños: ¡Venga con sus niños de 18 meses hasta 6 años de edad para compartir con juguetes y libros especiales, conocer otros padres y madres y ayudar a su niño en su crecimiento!Visítenos entre 10am-12pm durante estos sábados:3 enero Diversión con las Formas10 enero Cosas que van24 enero Comida Divertida31 enero Los Dinosaurios14 febrero Mi Mundo y Yo 21 febrero Los Animales

Tech Friday/Viernes de tecnología

Servicios y programas en Español - Fri, 2015-01-30 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.

New wccls.org

News & Events - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:14
WCCLS is pleased to announce that we have begun work on an improved and updated website.  Our current WCCLS.org was last redesigned in 2008 (over six years ago!), with a brief homepage-only refresh in 2011.  We are looking forward to a modern, new look.  More importantly, we are working hard to make it easier to find things on our website.  Since almost 30% of our website traffic comes from people using mobile devices, we are also excited that the new wccls.org will be mobile-friendly, with a responsive design that automatically resizes to each device.

The WCCLS website is designed for our patrons, and we need your help!  You will have several opportunities in the coming months to offer guidance with this project, starting with this one:

Please take 5 minutes to fill out this short survey.

Thank you for your assistance and support!

Grupo de lectura (Spanish Book Group)

Servicios y programas en Español - Wed, 2015-01-28 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.

Cuentos en español

Servicios y programas en Español - Tue, 2015-01-27 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, 2015-01-27 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, 2015-01-26 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 mornings! 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 may be limited. La ayuda también se ofrece en español.

Spanish Storytime

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-24 16:00
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM - Beaverton City Library: Stories, Songs, Rhymes, Fingerplays & Crafts.Spanish Storytime is told only in Spanish.

Busquedas en el Internet

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-24 14:00
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Use su conocimiento del internet para buscar informacion. Perfecta para el principiante, esta clase se repite el 4to sabado en Marzo, Mayo, Julio, Septiembre, y Noviembre.

Intercambio

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-24 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.

Actividades de Descubrimiento para la Niñez Temprana

Servicios y programas en Español - Sat, 2015-01-24 11:00
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - área de niños: ¡Venga con sus niños de 18 meses hasta 6 años de edad para compartir con juguetes y libros especiales, conocer otros padres y madres y ayudar a su niño en su crecimiento!Visítenos entre 10am-12pm durante estos sábados:3 enero Diversión con las Formas10 enero Cosas que van24 enero Comida Divertida31 enero Los Dinosaurios14 febrero Mi Mundo y Yo 21 febrero Los Animales

Tech Friday/Viernes de tecnología

Servicios y programas en Español - Fri, 2015-01-23 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.
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