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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. Explore our arts and crafts and entertainment shows for the whole family.


• • • • •   JUNE PROGRAMS   • • • • •
 

LEGO® Construction Zone
Sunday, June 25
1:30-3 p.m. |
Puett Room  | Ages 5 and up
Future engineers and mathematicians! Drop in to work on your LEGO® creations with other builders and give our race track a spin. We’ll supply the building blocks; you bring your creativity. 

Ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green
Monday, June 26
2-3 p.m. |
Burgess Community Room | Kids & Families
Top-notch ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green will perform a family-friendly show featuring puppets, stories and fun!

World Building, Minecraft Style
Wednesday, June 28
4-5:30 p.m. |
Puett Room | Ages 10-14
Enjoy Minecraft-themed crafts, snacks and activities. Play the game on WiiU!


• • • • •   JULY PROGRAMS   • • • • •

Let’s Build a Fort!
Sunday, July 9
1:30-3 p.m. |
Library Lawn | Kids & Families
Help create a community fort outside, then enjoy time reading or playing in it! Bring your creativity and enthusiasm. We’ll supply the boxes and building supplies.

Thinker tinker lab

Red Yarn Presents: Born in the Deep Woods
Tuesday, July 11
6:30-7:30 p.m. |
Burgess Community Room | Kids & Families
As Red fixes up an old log cabin for his growing family, he learns how forest animals build homes and raise their young. Red Yarn & the Critters team up to create a better future for all their children, both human and animal, through song, dance and puppets.

Trebuchet Demo
Friday, July 14
4-5 p.m. |
Burgess Community Room | Ages 10 - 18
Break down walls with a six-foot replica of the dreaded medieval siege machine!  While you’re taking aim with the trebuchet, experts from the Knights of Veritas will school you in ancient battle tactics.   Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

Michael O’Neill: He’s Such a Clown!
Tuesday, July 18
2-3 p.m. |
Burgess Community Room | Kids & Families
Join Michael O’Neill, clown extraordinaire, for a performance full of family fun and lots of laughs!

Imagination Yoga
Saturdays, July 22 and August 19
1:30-2:15 p.m. or 2:30-3:15 p.m. |
Puett Room | Ages 5 - 10
Journey through an imaginary castle where kindness reigns (July 22) or go on a topsy-turvy adventure through Imagination Town (August 19) with yoga teacher Carrie Young. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration required. Call the Children’s Desk at 503-718-2656 to register for one of the classes. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

LEGO® Construction Zone
Sunday, July 23
1:30-3 p.m. |
Puett Room  | Ages 5 and up
Future engineers and mathematicians! Drop in to work on your LEGO® creations with other builders and give our race track a spin. We’ll supply the building blocks; you bring your creativity. 

Eric Herman & Puppy Dog Dave
Tuesday, July 25
3-4 p.m. |
Burgess Community Room | Kids & Families
Eric Herman’s music videos have gotten nearly 50 million views on YouTube.  Now you can enjoy the comedy and creativity of his outrageously fun songs live! Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library

World Building, Techno Style
Wednesday, July 26
4-5:30 p.m. | Puett Room | Ages 10-14
Make LED toys, play virtual reality games and try out coding, circuits and robots at this technology playground.

Build Your Own Terrarium
Sunday, July 30 | 1:30-3 p.m.
Puett Room Kids & Families
Create and learn how to care for your very own tiny table top garden.  No matter how you design it, you’ll take home a beautiful, unique terrarium!  All supplies provided.

 



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 2017 Session:
Wednesdays, June 7 - August 16
6-7:30 p.m. | Puett Room
Beginning readers through grade 5

dog tales 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. 


 

 
Book Clubs for Kids
Calling All Readers!
  

Do you want to be a part of a Tigard Public Library book club? 
Registration for Kids Book Club
(grades 1–3) and Super Readers (grades 4–6) is underway. You can choose either a fall or spring semester. The maximum number is 20 participants each semester. Call 503-718-2656 to register! Generously sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library.


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