Beaverton City Library Events

Find the Zoom link for each event in the Web calendar at
Afternoon Tales: A Storytime for Adults
Thursdays, Sept. 10 & 24 and Oct. 8 & 22 | 2-3 p.m.
Join library staff for a fun, engaging read-aloud for adults! Enjoy thought provoking, mysterious and humorous short stories from a range of literature’s most beloved authors, read aloud for your enjoyment.
Addressing Racism in Health Care
Thursday, Sept. 17 | 10-11 a.m.

Dr. Farida Kassim Ejaz, a senior research scientist at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, will present her research on racism experienced by direct care workers and how her findings can be used to address racism in health care facilities with anti-discrimination policies and programs.
Death Cafe
Wednesdays, Sept. 9 & 23, Tuesday, Oct. 6 & Saturday, Oct. 17 | 11 a.m. – noon

Talk about death. Learn about life. Death and dying aren’t often talked about but they touch us all. Join us to explore these themes in a relaxed, safe atmosphere.
Applying to College During Covid
Tuesday, Sept. 29 | 5-6 p.m. | Grades 9-12

COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of your life, including your journey to college. Learn how it’s changed college finances, recruiting, admissions, academic outlooks and learning
environments, and what you can do to get the education you want, where you want it. Presented by Carol Loescher from Carol’s College Consulting Services. Register with an email address and we’ll email the link prior to the event.
Scary Twitterature Writing Contest
October 1-29 | Grades 6-12

Write a scary story in 280 words or less for a chance to win a prize sponsored by the New Friends of the Beaverton City Library. Three winners will be picked in both middle and high school divisions. An entry sheet and full guidelines will be available on the Teen Events page of the library website ( starting the last week of September.

Thursdays, Sept. 10, 17 & 24 | 3:30-4 p.m. | Grades K-2

Let’s explore different countries through stories! We’ll also share a recipe for an after-school snack from around the world that you can make at home. We’ll even have some guests share stories and words from their home cultures! Come travel! Register with an email address and we’ll email the link prior to the event.
Truck Day Storytime
Thursday, Sept. 24 | 10:15 a.m. | Ages 3-6

Join us for a storytime all about trucks! Register with an email address and we’ll email the link prior to the event.
Who Was Party
Saturday, Oct. 17 | 3-3:45 p.m. | Grades 3-5

Do you like the Who Was book series? Join us for activities and a craft featuring historical figures from the books! Register with an email address and we’ll email the link prior to the event.
Día de los muertos en casa / Day of the Dead at home
sábado 24 de octubre / Saturday, Oct. 24 | 1 p.m. | Para niños de edades entre 2 y 11 años, y sus familias |Ages 2-11 with family

¡Acompáñanos a festejar el día de los muertos en casa! Vean nuestro video en YouTube para escuchar un cuento sobre el día de los muertos y les enseñaremos cómo hacer una artesanía. Para toda la familia. Regístrese para que le mandemos el enlace para ver el video en YouTube directamente a su correo electrónico Regístrese con su dirección de correo electrónico en / Join us in celebrating the day of the dead at home! See our video on YouTube to listen to a story about the Day
of the Dead and learn how to make a Day of the Dead craft. For the entire family. Register so we can send the YouTube video link directly to your email inbox.