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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.


Tweendom: Summer Challenge
Tuesday, August 21, 2-4 p.m.
Puett Room Ages 10-14 only, please
Solve a mystery challenge. It may be a Breakout game, a scavenger hunt, a guerilla art project or…who knows? If you persevere, you’ll be there when the next Tweendom Challenge is revealed!  Tweendom is designed especially for 10-14-year-olds to enjoy age-appropriate activities with their peers. 

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 Summer 2018 Session:
Wednesdays, June 13 - August 15
6-7:30 p.m. | Puett Room
Beginning readers through grade 5

Dogs and Tales at the Library 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. 


Family Jam!
Rock the library this summer!
Stop by the Children’s Reference Desk and ask to borrow one of our instrument kits to use when the Puett Room is available. You can explore the Family Band Kit with instruments for ages five and up, or the Baby Band Kit for your tiniest rock stars! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Public Library

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