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Garden Home Community Library

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Nick Wilczek, Director
7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223-9019

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.

Volunteer

Upcoming Library Events

Thursday, June 29, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library: Michael O’Neill is the Co-founder of Nomadic Theatre Co. and is acting, directing, and clowning extraordinaire. Join him for family fun and lots of laughs!
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
All day event: Have a safe and happy 4th of July holiday.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Come test your knowledge - solo or in a team – and find out who knows the most. Sets vary each month. Generally 5 sets of questions consisting of current events, music and other random trivia. Prize(s) for team/individual(s) who gets the most and the least correct answers.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Garden Home Community Library: The land of Fire and Ice is filled with dazzling demonstrations using fire, bubbling potions, and carbon dioxide gas frozen to 109F below zero. This science show will stimulate a child’s mind and spark their imaginations as they experience exciting, educational, high energy science magic! Come and see just how HOT & COOL science can be!
Friday, July 7, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Enjoy a discussion and beers while we discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Ask at library for set aside copies. After crash-landing in France in 1943 and being captured by Nazis, a female wireless operator for the British (who goes by Queenie, Eva, Verity, and various other aliases) reveals bits of code in exchange for reprieve from torture...and to postpone her execution. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}
Saturday, July 8, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Did you know that Mad Max: Fury Road was released as a black and white film as well? Come watch one of the best action flicks of 2015 cast in light and shadow - an effect which makes for a profoundly different experience. This movie is rated R. Refreshments will be provided. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}