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Free Programs for Adults

Upcoming Programs for Adults
From author visits to cultural performances, the library offers free recreational, cultural and lifelong learning opportunities of all kinds! Sign up for our library newsletter to stay abreast of our events.

All events will be held in the George & Yvonne Burgess Community Room unless otherwise noted.  Additional parking is available in the evenings at City Hall, 13125 SW Hall Blvd., and afternoons and evenings at the Senior Center, 8815 SW Omara Street. 


Rattle Making Workshop
Saturday, April 28, 2-4:30 p.m., Adults
Make a rattle as a piece of personal art and a tool. Connie Hill will walk you through the process. Participants can bring personal items to fill the rattles, such as crystals, stones, shells, etc. Attendance limited to 10. Registration required and begins Wednesday, April 11. Please call 503-718-2517. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Trivia Night at Tigard Taphouse
Tuesday, May 1, 7-8 p.m.,  Adults
Join library staff at the Tigard Taphouse for an evening of friendly competitive trivia fun.  Prizes donated by Tigard Taphouse, located at 9230 SW Burnham St., Tigard, OR  97223.

Destination? Slammer! True Tales of Life and Laughter with Geraldine Buckley
Wednesday, May 2, 7-8 p.m., Adults
A British-born convent school girl becomes a chaplain at the largest men’s prison in Maryland inspiring thoughtful, hilarious, true stories. This event is part of the WCCLS Art of the Story festival at WCCLS member libraries April 21-May 5. Visit www.wccls.org for the full schedule.

Mexican Tin Art Craft
Saturday, May 5, 3-4:30 p.m.,  Adults
Create colorful wall art inspired by Mexican folk art hojalata. Supplies will be provided. Registration required and begins Thursday, April 5. Please call 503-718-2517.

History of Mt. Hood’s Steiner Cabins
Wednesday, May 16, 7-8 p.m.,  Adults
Mt. Hood Museum curator Lloyd Musser examines the scope of Henry Steiner’s work, sharing photographs of his log cabins and their unique architectural features. From 1928 to 1953, Steiner and his family built about 100 vacation getaways by hand on wooded land around the Pacific Northwest.

Behind the Scenes at Portland’s International Rose Test Garden
Sunday, May 20, 2-3:30 p.m., Adults
Harry Landers, former curator of the Rose Garden, will discuss the behind-the-scenes work necessary to create this world-class garden in Washington Park, home to more than 650 varieties of roses and 10,000 rose plants.

Program Proposal Form

The Tigard Public Library focuses on educational programming that raises cultural awareness and provides information about current issues of interest to members of the Tigard community—musical performances, craft workshops, author visits and more. Are you an experienced performer or presenter with a program idea?  Tell us about it. 

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Do you need help connecting with housing, health care and other services?Social services at the Library
Luke-Dorf’s Homeless Outreach Worker is available here at the Tigard Public Library to answer questions and provide assistance. To schedule a specific time to meet, please contact us at 503.726.3736 or email outreach@luke-dorf.org

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