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Adult Programs



Author Visit: TURN YOUR UNIQUENESS INTO A MEANINGFUL CAREER
Tuesday, September 23 • 7–8:30 p.m.
Career strategist and coach Jennifer Anderson, author of Plant Yourself Where You Will Bloom, will discuss strategies for discovering work that is both personally fulfilling and financially rewarding. Books will be available for sale and signing.


GENEALOGY WORKSHOPS
Tuesday, September 30 • 4:30–6 p.m. and 6:30–8 p.m. • Technology Room (2nd floor)
Trained volunteers from the Tualatin Family History Center will assist you in learning how to explore your family’s roots using Ancestry and HeritageQuest genealogy databases. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


INDALO WIND MUSICAL DUO
Wednesday, October 1 • 7–8:30 p.m.
This Tigard father-son duo specializes in eclectic instrumental music featuring ukulele, mandolin, guitar and Native American flute. Eric and Jacob Walter perform a fresh acoustic blend of folk, blues, classical and jazz, seasoned with a dash of poetry and international flavors. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


2jazz guitars — SONGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Wednesday, October 8 • 7–8:30 p.m.
2jazzguitars will perform new arrangements of songs from around the world. They will explore the exotic rhythms, folk songs and melodies from Africa, Cuba, France, Sweden and other countries. Enjoy this intriguing set of music that is infused with jazz elements. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


Saving This Old House — THE HISTORIC SHAVER-BILYEU HOUSE
Tuesday, October 21 • 7–8:30 p.m.
Built by William Shaver in 1906 and restored by Dan and Jacque Quello in 1992, the Shaver-Bilyeu House is a Tigard landmark that has a long colorful history. Dan Quello shares the story of his renovation success.


Native People of the Tualatin Valley: Past, Present and Future Directions
Wednesday, October 22 • 6-8 p.m.
David Harrelson, tribal member and Tribal Historic Preservation Office manager of The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, will discuss the indigenous people of the Tualatin Valley. Their history, cultural understanding of place and ongoing connection to their homelands are fundamental to their impact on Oregon. This is the first of the River Professors series presented by the Tualatin Riverkeepers.


TUALATIN VALLEY COMMUNITY BAND
Sunday, October 26 • 3–4 p.m.
The Tualatin Valley Community Band will share songs of the season, some spooky and some sweet. The band is composed of volunteers who have played musical instruments in high school and college and with other groups.


Fly Gals — WOMEN PILOTS IN WORLD WAR II
Wednesday, November 5 • 7–8:30 p.m.
Author and speaker Sig Unander, Jr. tells the fascinating story of the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) through rare period photographs and individual pilot profiles. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE OF KRISTALLNACHT
Sunday, November 9 • 2–3:30 p.m. • Teens and Adults
Local Holocaust survivors speak about their experiences under Nazi persecution during WWII. Kristallnacht was a coordinated attack on the Jews of Germany and Austria on November 9 and 10, 1938. Historians consider it the first real sign of the Holocaust. This event is suitable only for teens and adults because of strong language involving violence and death. Presented in partnership with the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center


WORLD WAR II NEWSPAPER DISPLAY
Sunday, November 9—Tuesday, December 9 • 2nd Floor
Examine a special collection of The Oregonian’s front pages from World War II. Presented to the library by a local family, these volumes cover world events from December 1941 to September 1945.

A SOLDIER’S IMAGES OF THE VIETNAM WAR
Monday, November 10 • 7–8:30 p.m.
Celebrate our Vietnam veterans with combat correspondent Karl Karlgaard, whose photographs and articles appeared in military publications including Stars and Stripes, Army Times and Tropic Lightning News. Karlgaard will share photographs, stories and artifacts from the Vietnam War.


Middle Eastern Music — BROTHERS OF THE BALADI
Tuesday, November 18 • 7–8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a blend of exotic world rhythms and sounds with familiar grooves from Grammy-nominated quartet Brothers of the Baladi. The performance features belly dancing, traditional Middle Eastern songs, cover songs and unique original material. The group will play traditional Middle Eastern instruments and Western electric guitar, bass and a drum set, with vocals in eight languages. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


MEGA CRAFTS WORKSHOP
Sunday, November 30 • 2–4 p.m. • All ages
Come one, come all, to our annual crafting extravaganza! Projects will abound for all ages, from cards and decorations to crafts suitable for gift giving. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

 
SATURDAY D.I.Y.
WORKSHOPS
Materials will be provided for these hands-on workshops.

DIY Seed Bombing
Saturday, September 27
2–4 p.m.
Learn how to create a wildflower seed bomb to toss and add a little more beauty to the world.

DIY Spa Products
Saturday, October 25
2–4 p.m.
Make your own bath salts, scrubs and eye mask to pamper yourself.

DIY Decorative Paper Crafts
Saturday, November 22
2–4 p.m.
Make some easy, fun decorative paper crafts for your home or as gifts. Create decoupage block ornaments and colorful glass magnets and/or weave 3-D pieces with magazines, maps, newspapers, comic book pages and more.


Remember...
ALL Library programs are free.

PROGRAM NOTES:
  • All programs will be held in the George and 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 O’Mara Street.

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