Adult Programs

The Mysterious Affairs at Styles by Agatha Christie
Always Available eBook from Library2go

 

Adult Book Club
June 11, 2020 04:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/95980019686
Meeting ID: 959 8001 9686

Who doesn’t love a good mystery novel? Curl up with The Mysterious Affair at Styles, a tale from the pen of Agatha Christie, a writer who is regarded by critics and fans alike as one of the masters of the form. This classic manor-house mystery introduces Christie’s much beloved character, the detective Hercule Poirot.

Senior Letter Instruction:

  1. Write an email to arwen@hoodriverlibrary.org providing
    1. Your name
    2. Quantity of cards you would like
    3. When you would like to pick up cards from the library
    4. Pick them up using our curbside service 
  2. Write the cards and return them in the library’s book drop (can be rubber banded together or placed in larger envelope).
    1. People have been addressing correspondence to “A friend I haven’t met yet” or “Dear Community Member”. A simple message about your day, description of the flowers you see outside your window, or a hopeful word are all that is needed. Children’s drawings are most appreciated.  
    2.  ~Don’t lick the envelope 
    3. ~Please wait to write if you are currently feeling ill 
  3. If you prefer to type a letter, email the letter to arwen@hoodriverlibrary.org and she will print out and deliver.
  4. Letters will be delivered to the Senior Centers by Rheva Wren from Hearts of Hospice.
  5. Please share with anyone else who might be interested, so far they have only been able to be delivered to those having a bad day and the hope is to get letters to all the people at the Senior centers.

Bilingual Conversation Series: Wednesdays in June at 12 p.m.

Join us via Zoom for our Bilingual Conversations series! All skill levels are welcomed to join.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85431050053

Acompañanos a través de Zoom para nuestra serie de Conversaciones Bilingüe! Todos los niveles de habilidad son bienvenidos.

Adult Reading Recommendations

Online books selected by our librarians, updated weekly.

Hood River County Library District Resources

 All of these sites may be accessed for free via the links below.

eBooks and Audiobooks…

Library2Go Oregon Digital Library Consortium

Your Hood River County Library District card gives you free access to thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks for all ages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visit ebooks and audiobook page for detailed instructions.

When logging in, select from the library drop down menu:  LEO Listens – Libraries of Eastern Oregon

Audiobooks for all ages

AudioBookCloud: Your Online Audio Library – is an online audio book library collection. Enjoy unlimited streaming access to the entire collection. No downloads. No software. No holds. No waiting periods. Unlimited access to all the books, all the time. Just click and listen.

Movies…

Kanopy

Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more for free! Don’t have a card? Sign up for your online card here. (10 per month; Kids Kanopy – fun for all ages – has unlimited viewings)

Learning Resources…

Learning Express Library

Find video courses, tests, eBooks and more to earn your GED, prepare for college admission tests, achieve your career goals, learn computer skills and many others.

Pronunciator

Want a fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more? Pronunciator also includes a new COVID-19 language course in 101 languages!

Web Resources

 Genealogy Resources

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

Historic Hood River

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

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.

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.

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.