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Tigard Public Library

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. Explore our arts and crafts and entertainment shows for the whole family.

LEGO® S.T.E.A.M. Zone
Sunday, February 18 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Puett Room | Kids & Families
Drop in to build with our LEGO® bricks and explore a featured tech toy. Each month will offer something different: coding, circuits, robots and more! We'll have the supplies; you bring your curiosity and creativity!

Cardboard Car Drive-in Movie
Monday, February 19 | 2-4 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | Kids & Families
Roll on in, grab a snack and enjoy a matinee of Captain Underpants (PG). Need a set of wheels for the show? Come at 2 p.m. and make your car here. We will have cardboard and other supplies. The movie will start at 2:30 p.m.

Down by the Station
Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25 | Noon-4:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room | All ages
We invite railroad enthusiasts and hobbyists of all ages to attend a two-day display of model railroading layouts. Members of the Beaverton Modular Railroad Club will operate the display and answer questions.  All aboard!
Trains at the Library!

Pijamas y peluches / PJs & Pals
Martes el 27 de febrero | 7-7:30 p.m.
El salon Puett |  Familias con niños edades 0 a 6 años
Tuesday, February 27 | 7-7:30 p.m. | Puett Room | Families with kids ages 0-6 years

Ven y participa en esta hora de cuentos en pijama. ¡Será una noche divertida con cuentos para dormir, canciones, poesías infantiles y más! Ven en tu pijama y trae tu peluche favorito.
This fun story time will be filled with bedtime stories, songs, nursery rhymes and more! Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Hidden Figures (PG)
Wednesday, February 28 | 5-7:30 p.m.
Burgess Community Room |  All ages
Join us for Hidden Figures, a film about several African-American women whose complex calculations made the space program possible.  Explore our activity stations highlighting some of the accomplishments and inventions of brilliant and often unsung Black Americans.

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 2017/18 Session:
Wednesdays, November 29 - February 28
Wednesdays, March 7 - May 23
6-7:30 p.m. | Puett Room
Beginning readers through grade 5

dog tales 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. 

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