Adults

Get 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 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.

Get 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. 

Get to know your Library of Things: Apple Peeler & Food Dehydrator

Tues, August 27th, 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 apple peeler and food dehydrator, along with tips for properly and safely using the apple peeler/corer and troubleshooting issues that might arise. We also will discuss pre-treating apples to make apple chips on the dehydrator.

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

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.

Adult Book Club

Monthly Book Club

Find out about our upcoming book club selection here. Discussions are the second Wednesday of the month at 12:30pm at the Hood River Library.

CL Book Club

Cascade Locks Monthly Book Club

The Cascade Locks Book Club meets every fourth Thursday of the month at the Cascade Locks Library from 5:15pm-7:00pm. It will be patron lead and free for all to join.

Writing Group

Writing Group

Every Wednesday (new day) @ 3 pm, Hood River Library Columbia Room

Creative writing together! Join with fellow writers to work on your craft through prompts and (sometimes) share the results.

For more information, please contact Patty Kaplan,
(310) 710-3822.

Library Highlights for Adults

Kanopy

Kanopy

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

Libby

eBooks & Audiobooks

Explore the Libby & Overdrive apps to find your next book on the go. 

NoveList

Find your next book with 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.

 

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.

More resources we recommend…

Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Resources

A collection of online resources for people researching relatives in Hood River County.

U of O Libraries

Historic Oregon Newspapers

Digitized newspapers from the University of Oregon’s Oregon Digital Newspaper Program. Includes The Dalles Chronicle up through 1922, several Portland-area newspapers, and soon several Hood River County newspapers.

Partners In Health

Mental Health in the Time of Social Distancing

Partners in Health has worked in epidemics and outbreaks around the world and has put together lessons learned about how to take care of yourself during times of isolation and worry.

Hood River County History Museum

Historic Hood River

Photoblog of digitized photographs from the History Museum of Hood River County

The Conversation

How to spot fake news - Coronavirus edition

There is a lot of information about the current situation being shared. Some of it’s right, some of it’s changed and some is just fake. Learn ways to identify what is good information and what shouldn’t be trusted.

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