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Garden Home Community Library

Garden Home Community Library closed Saturday, August 20, 2016

Garden Home Library will be closed Saturday, August 20, for a seismic upgrade to the Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District Garden Home building. 

Contact Your Library

Will Worthey, Director
7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223-9019
(503) 245-9932

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm

About the Library

An example of a successful local partnership, the Garden Home Community Library began in 1983 when Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District took over a closed elementary school and made space available to local volunteers to organize and operate a library. The initial collection was focused on books for preschool children. In July of 1996 Garden Home became the twelfth public library in the Cooperative Library Services. In recent years the library has been awarded the American Library Association “Star Library” rating for overall efficiency, and is nestled against the beautiful Fanno Creek trail.

Donate

Donations Contact: 
Will Worthey

Upcoming Library Events

Saturday, August 27, 2016
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library: For Summer Reading Finishers: Come pick out your prize book and party like the super reader you are! Face painting, animal balloons, crafts, and more . . .
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Garden Home CL Annex: Author Giselle Bawnik (My Little French Village) will be here to do a reading and discuss her time living in France. Free and open to anyone.
Monday, September 5, 2016
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
11:00 AM to 11:20 AM - Garden Home Community Library: A lap-sitstorytime for tots 0-24 months with stories, songs, and scarves. BookBabies promotes essential early literacy practices and helps parents andcaregivers introduce their youngest to the world of reading.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library: Test your “little gray cells” at our monthly trivia night for adults. Topics vary by month. Generally questions include current events and a music set.Open to individuals and teams (of 2-5). Play solo, join a team or bring your own team! I recommend having a team with multiple knowledge sets. I like to use some hard questions. Prize(s) for team/individual who gets the most and the least correct answers. Refreshments provided.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library: A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories,songs, and activities. Designed around a central theme, this storytime willhelp kids make connections, learn narrative structure, build social skills, andpromote comfort with reading and the library.