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Adult Programs



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 recommended 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.
WORKSHOP
Materials will be provided for these hands-on workshops.

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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City of Tigard, 13125 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223
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