Virtual Events for Adults
Find the Zoom link (or, when applicable, the registration link) for each event in the web calendar at www.BeavertonLibrary.org/Events.
Book Chat Happy Hour
Tuesdays, July 6 & Aug. 3 | 5-6 PM
Let’s talk about books! Connect virtually with fellow book lovers as we chat about what we’re currently reading and what’s in our TBR (that’s to-be-read) piles.
Fridays, July 9 & 23 | 11 AM – 12 PM
Join the conversation! Discuss relevant topics related to aging, growth, and older adulthood with friends, neighbors and other members of our community. All adults welcome. Co-sponsored by Washington County Disability, Aging & Veterans Services and Viva Village.
Inclusive Reading Group
Saturdays, July 10 & Aug. 14 | 3:30-4 PM
Join us for a reading group for adults in our disability community. We will read together and choose a topic for our next session. No preparation required; all reading materials will be provided virtually during the program.
Saturday, July 17 & Friday, Aug. 13 | 11 AM – 12 PM
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. Dessert care: Death Cafe is part death, part cake! Feel free to bring a comforting goodie and/or cup of tea with you while you participate.
Can We Get Along? A Conversation Facilitated by Oregon Humanities
Wednesday, Aug. 18 | 6-7:30 PM
How can we connect to each other during these divisive times, and what holds us back from connecting? Join us for this facilitated discussion sponsored by Oregon Humanities.
Events for Kids
All events for kids and teens are virtual except where otherwise noted.
Make Your Mark: Stories & Art (virtual)
Thursdays, July 1, 15 & 29 | 2-2:30 PM
Break out your color box and be inspired to create art with some amazing books and share what you make!
Globetrotters: Art Edition! (virtual)
Thursdays, July 8 & 22 and Aug. 5 | 2-2:30 PM
Get ready to travel through stories and art! As Globetrotters, we read stories about kids from around the world. This summer, we will also celebrate artwork and artists from different cultures! At the end of the program, there will be an art project that you can do at home inspired by their stories. What will you discover and create? Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up.
Show & Tell (virtual)
Mondays, July 12 & 26 | 3 PM | Grades K-3
July 12: Funny Jokes – Come make us laugh with some hilarious jokes!
July 26: Magic Tricks – Wow us with some fun magic tricks you’ve learned!
DIY Crafts: Unicorn Headbands (virtual)
Friday, July 16 | 4:30-5:30 PM | Grades 3-6
Join us as we make magically stylish unicorn headbands! Registered participants will receive an email with information about how to pick up their supplies for the program from the library.
Cats vs Dogs Party (virtual)
Wednesday, July 21 | 11-11:45 AM | Ages 3-8
Meow! Woof! Join us for stories, activities, and a craft featuring our favorite furry friends. Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up.
End of Summer Reading Bonanza
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with colorful art projects and activities, and share the best part of your summer! All ages.
At Main, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2-4 PM: Meet us on the library lawn! Masks are required
and stations will be set up to ensure social distancing.
Virtual, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2-3 PM: Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up.
At Murray Scholls, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2-4 PM: Meet us near the top of the stairs near the patio and lawn that is adjacent to the northeast corner of the Murray Scholls branch. Masks are required and stations will be set up to ensure social distancing.
Felt Board Stories (virtual)
Monday, Aug. 16 | 10:15-10:45 AM | Ages 2-6
Make your own pizza box felt board and enjoy a virtual storytime to get ideas to play with at home! Program supplies will be available; after registering, please wait for an email about when to pick them up.
Events for Teens
CREATE: Concrete Leaves at Main
Wednesday, July 14 | 2-3 PM | Grades 6-12
Using real leaves for the impression, cast your own concrete leaf! After drying at home, you can keep its natural color or paint it. All materials provided! This program will be held on the front lawn of the library. Masks are required and stations will be set up to ensure social distancing.
Among Us Gaming (virtual)
Fridays, July 23 & Aug. 6 | 2-3 PM | Grades 6-12
Join us for a game of Among Us!