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Free Programs for Kids

The library provides a wide range of programs for children of all ages. They help develop early literacy skills and promote lifelong reading. A variety of Story Time programs for infants through age six, book groups for elementary school students, the annual summer reading program and many other programs develop and encourage imagination.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Friday, January 18 | 6–7:30 p.m.
Puett Room | Kids & Families
It’s a PJ party at the library, with pizza, crafts and stories for all! Bring a stuffed friend, pose for a photo, and visit the Stuffed Animal Hospital for a check-up. If you like, leave your stuffie behind for an overnight adventure with Teen Library Council and pick it up the next day! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

MLK Day: Together at the Table
Monday, January 21 | 1-5 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | All Ages
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream for everyone to, "…sit down together at the table of brotherhood," drop by our Community Room and join in conversation with other community members as we break bread together. Stop by anytime during this event and enjoy a small pastry and hot beverage as you visit with others. Everyone is welcome here! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Tweendom: Bad Robot Battle
Thursday, January 31 | 4-5:30 p.m.
Puett Room | Ages 10–14 only, please
Bring your old mechanical toys or use one of ours to create a bad robot out of whatever is lying around. No mechanical engineering or building skills required. Duct tape, a little ingenuity and a sense of humor is all you need to enter the arena! The Tweendom is a place designed especially for 10-14 year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers.

Dragon Theater Puppets Presents:
The Friendly Little Unicorn
Tuesday, February 5 | 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Kids & Families
A young dragon and a young unicorn become friends! But a mean old troll wants to ruin their friendship by tricking the king of dragons and the queen of the unicorns into fighting each other. Can the dragon and the unicorn work together to save the day? Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

"I Love You, Valentine!" Party
Sunday, February 10 | 2–3:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | All Ages
Create beautiful, sparkling treasures to share with that special someone on Valentine’s Day and enjoy tasty treats.

Lotería at the Library
Monday, February 18 | 2:30–3:30 p.m. | Burgess Community Room | All Ages
Lunes, 18 de febrero | 2:30–3:30 p.m. | La sala de comunidad Burgess | Para todas las edades
Join us for an afternoon of the traditional Mexican game lotería! Bring the entire family for Mexican treats, lotería-themed crafts and the chance to win small prizes. ¡Unéte a nosotros para una tarde de lotería! Trae a toda tu familia para tentempiés mexicanos, manualidades del tema lotería y la oportunidad de ganar premios pequeños.

Additional parking is available in the evenings at City Hall, 13125 SW Hall Blvd., and afternoons and evenings at the Tigard Senior Center, 8815 SW OMara Street. 


Dogs and Tales

Dogs and Tales Winter 2018/19 Session:
Wednesdays, November 28 - February 27
6-7:30 p.m. | Puett Room
Beginning readers through grade 5

Could your child use a helping paw with reading? Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment to help children develop their reading skills and build confidence.

Registration required. Please call the Children's Desk at 503-718-2656 to sign up. 
Read aloud to the dog at the Tigard Library
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