All Hood River County Library District locations will be closed Wednesday, June 19th in honor of Juneteenth.

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All Library Locations Closed 6/19

Wednesday, June 19th all library locations will be closed in honor of Juneteenth.

 

Summer Reading Program 2024

Summer Reading Program 2024

Summer Reading Kick-off Party
Saturday June 22 @ 1 pm Hood River Library

Get ready to groove into summer at the library’s Summer Reading kick-off party! Join us for some funky DJ beats, tasty tacos, cool ice cream, and sign up for Summer Reading!

More info on the Summer Reading Program & Events… 

We’re looking for a Teen Outreach Summer Intern! This temporary grant-funded paid position provides an opportunity to gain valuable work experience, contribute to the library’s mission, and make a positive impact on our community. Funded by the Oregon State Library LSTA program. To apply, please visit our website site: https://hoodriverlibrary.org/employment/ If you have questions, please contact Bilingual Outreach Librarian Yeli Vargas-Boots at yeli@hoodriverlibrary.org. The position is open until filled. First review of applications begins Friday, June 8, 2024.

Get to Know Your Library of Things: Cherry Pitter

Getting to know your Library of Things: Cherry Pitter

Tues, June 25, 5:30pm, Hood River Library Reading Room. 

Join us for a demonstration by an expert from the OSU Extension Services on the many uses of a cherry pitter, along with tips for preserving your fruit afterwards.

This presentation is part of a larger series of classes offered at the Hood River and Cascade Locks libraries to help patrons safely and efficiently use some of the food preparation equipment in our Library of Things collection.

Water-Wise Garden

Water-Wise Garden with Columbia Gorge Master Gardeners

Saturday, July 13 at 10am, Hood River Library Garden (State Street side)

Discover water-wise gardening tips from Columbia Gorge Master Gardeners at the Hood River Library Garden on July 13 at 10am.

LoT - Mandolin Slicer and Fermentation Crock

Getting to know your Library of Things:Mandolin Slicer & Fermentation Crock

Tues, July 23rd, 5:30pm, Hood River Library Meeting Room. 

Join us for a demonstration by an expert from the OSU Extension Services on the many uses of a mandolin slicer and fermentation crock, along with instruction for how to make saurkraut using these versatile items.

This presentation is part of a larger series of classes offered at the Hood River and Cascade Locks libraries to help patrons safely and efficiently use some of the food preparation equipment in our Library of Things collection. 

Yoga for Adults

Yoga for Adults

Saturdays at 10:30am, June 1st through August 31st

Join our weekly yoga classes taught by Snapdragon Yoga, beginning June 1st.

Open to adults, the program is available as a drop-in course every Saturday at 10:30am through August 31st.

 

NoveList

NEW! Find your next book using NoveList Plus

If you want some help finding a new book, give NoveList Plus a try. You can use it to search for new titles and the results will match your preferences.

For the easiest search, try the Recommended Reads Lists. They’re located on the left side of the homepage and span all genres and age levels.

⇒ Enter your library card barcode number when it asks for your Patron ID.

 

Become a Library Foundation board member

The Library Foundation Board is seeking new members

Do you love the library? Here’s your chance to help! The Library Foundation Board is seeking new members. They are one of the fundraising arms of the library. They meet once each month (no summer meetings) and host one big fundraising event each year, The Feast of Words, in the spring.

Please consider giving a little time to help the library. Email  for more info. Learn more about the Library Foundation Board.

 

MakerSpace

Set your imagination free!

The Hood River County Library District has a Makerspace for all ages to explore technology, crafts, Do-It-Yourself tools, and more. A makerspace is a place where you can make things. It’s a place for hands-on learning with all the tools for creativity.

El Distrito de la Biblioteca del Condado de Hood River está desarrollando un makerspace y estamos buscando aportes de la comunidad para crear un espacio donde la gente pueda colaborar, innovar y aprender.

Hood River & Parkdale Storytimes

Storytimes in Parkdale and Hood River

First Fridays at 10:30am, Parkdale Library
Every Thursday at 10:30a, Hood Rive Library

Come to our librarian-led storytimes! Explore the library, help kids build social skills, and make new friends. 

Library Programs

Kanopy

Free movies with your library card

Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films, and be sure to check out Kanopy Kids!
Libby

Library2Go - ebooks & audiobooks for all ages

Your Hood River County Library District card gives you free access to thousands of ebooks and audiobooks for all ages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

SageCat App

Manage your books on the go

SageCat is the official app for the Sage Library System. Search the catalog, place holds, renew items and store your library card on any iOS and Android device.

NoveList

Find your next book using NoveList Plus

If you want some help finding a new book, give NoveList Plus a try. You can use it to search for new titles and the results will match your preferences.

For the easiest search, try the Recommended Reads Lists. They’re located on the left side of the homepage and span all genres and age levels.

⇒ Enter your library card barcode number when it asks for your Patron ID.

 

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