Summer Reading Starts June 1st
Summer Reading at the Tualatin Public Library is right around the corner. Beginning on June 1st, Every child and teenager will receive a free book upon sign up, as well as a reading log. For every twenty minutes you read, mark off one of 50 spots on your log. When you complete it, bring it back to receive another free book, as well as fabulous prizes. Also, every additional log means another free book! We will also be hosting our inaugural Summer Reading Kickoff event on June 5 at 2pm. Make sure you swing by for awesome performances and more free book giveaways! Stay tuned for more information about our awesome in-person Summer Reading events!
Children’s Book Week
Monday, May 2nd through Sunday, May 8th
Visit the children’s area of the library during open hours May 2 through 8 for a special week-long celebration of children’s books and the joy of reading. Complete a book character scavenger hunt for a prize or pick up take-home craft activities (while supplies last).
Eric Ching Trio
Sunday, May 15th 1 – 2 pm
Drummer Eric Ching, who trained with jazz masters in NYC, brings standards and a few surprises with his trio, rounded out by Tim Gilson on upright bass and Mike Doolin on guitar. They will perform by the library hearth.
Gardening for Nutrition and Sustainability
Saturday, May 14th at 3:00 pm
Hosted in the Tualatin Library Community Room
Join Chad from Neighbors Nourishing Communities for a presentation about the history of agriculture, how to improve the nutrition of your food through gardening, and gardening practices for success here in the PNW. If you’ve ever struggled with tomatoes, peppers, or watermelon here in the Willamette Valley, come learn some secrets!
Make Your Own Seed Paper
Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00 pm
Library Makerspace, Registration Required
Swing by the Tualatin Library Makerspace to learn how to make seed paper: recycled paper, embedded with flower, vegetable or herb seeds that will sprout and grow when planted! All materials will be provided. Register online.