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Adult Programs



Scientifically Speaking
Wednesdays, July 23 and 30 • 3–4 p.m.
Roy Torley, also known as The Gentleman Scientist, has a gift for making science fun and accessible. His extensive science background includes volcanoes, Oregon geology and geophysics. He has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Oregon and was instrumental in developing the first windenergy technology program on the West Coast.

July 30: Do You Have Your Head in a Cloud?
Clouds are like different forms of life — denizens of the atmosphere. They come in all shapes and sizes and perhaps personality traits. Take a cloudwatching tour through the Earth’s air envelope and become entranced by both common and exotic cloud formations.

Kids ages 7 and up are welcome to attend this lecture series for adults. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


How Long Jug Band
Saturday, July 26 • 2–3:30 p.m. All ages
The How Long Jug Band plays vintage blues, jazz and ragtime music on standard and homemade instruments. In addition to jug, the four band members play harmonica, banjitar, washboard, washtub bass, mandolin, guitar and kazoo.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


IJenNeh: Beautiful African Music
Saturday, August 2 • 2–3:30 p.m. • All ages
Soaring vocals, simple melodies and killer bass lines highlight the music of musicians Lasana Kanneh and Jeremy Sauer. IJenNeh is a tasty mix of African, reggae, pop and gospel music with roots in Liberia. Music that is good for your soul. Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


Quidditch Tigard Cup Tournament
Friday, August 8 • 1–4 p.m. • Ages 8 through adult
Enter the sporting world of Harry Potter right here at the library! Get sorted into teams and learn to play using the official International Quidditch Association rules. The members of the winning team will have their names inscribed on the Quidditch Cup, which will be on display in the library.


Knights of Veritas
Tuesday, August 12 • 7–8 p.m. • Ages 5 through adult
What was knighthood like in the Middle Ages? The armored Knights of Veritas will demonstrate ancient fighting techniques with authentically weighted, detailed swords. Learn how medieval scientists sparked a reaction that lasted centuries!


Knit-out and Crochet 2014
Saturday, August 16 • 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Want to learn to knit or crochet or work on a project? The Tigard Knitting Guild and Always in Stitches, the Oregon Chapter of the Crochet Guild of America, will provide demonstrations, instruction, needles and yarn. View displays of crocheted and knitted items for inspiration and enter to win door prizes.


Ricardo Cárdenas: Latin American Classical Guitar
Tuesday, August 19 • 7–8 p.m.
Classically-trained guitarist and composer Ricardo Cárdenas will take you on a musical journey featuring the seductively beautiful sounds of Latin American classical music. This concert will include works by composers Heitor Villa-Lobos of Brazil, Antonio Lauro of Venezuela and Agustín Barrios of Paraguay.
Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library


Independent Writers on Genre Publishing
Wednesday, August 20 • 7–8:30 p.m.
Interested in writing and getting published? Authors from the Northwest Independent Writers Association will discuss the ins and outs of bringing your genre fiction to the world at large.

 
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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