Kids

Angel Ocasio Comedy Hour

Wednesday March 27

Cascade Locks: 12-1 pm
Parkdale: 3-4 pm
Hood River 5:30-6:30 pm

Prepare for a laughter-filled experience at the library over spring break with Angel Ocasio!

Enjoy a bilingual, high-energy, and VERY funny one-man variety show that combines physical comedy, jokes, juggling, object balancing, comedy magic, and impromptu comedy situations.

Spring Crafting Party for Kids

Saturday, April 20 @ 1pm in Hood River Reading Room

Join us for a blooming good time at the library’s Spring Crafting Party for Kids!

Get your hands dirty painting pots, crafting adorable chia seed people, and more in this colorful celebration of creativity for kids ages 3-12.

Mother's Day Craft Kits

Week of  Tuesday May 6 – Saturday May 11
Available at Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale branches

Look away, Moms!

Kids – come grab one of our delightful Mother’s Day Craft Kits to make a lovely surprise gift and add extra sparkle to Mom’s day!

With four different options you can choose from, each promises creative fun and a heartfelt gift she’ll cherish forever.

Bookmobile Stop

Every 2nd & 4th Saturday:

10:30 am-12 noon, Odell Mobile Homes Aga Rd

12:30-1:30 pm, Odell Community Neighborhood Park

Come to our weekly Saturday stop to check out materials and take home craft kits and snacks!



Makerspace open hours

Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6:45pm
Friday-Saturday 10am-5:45pm

Makerspace, Hood River County Library

A Makerspace is a place where people of all ages can make things. It’s a place for hands-on learning with all the tools for creativity.

Patrons can explore technology, crafts, tools, and more!

 

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. 



CL Storytime hiatus

Cascade Locks Storytime on hiatus

 Cascade Locks Storytime is on temporary hiatus and will be back soon with a time better suited to accommodate little ones and their parents!

Library Highlights for Kids

Kanopy for Kids

Kanopy for Kids

Kanopy’s dedication to thoughtful entertainment includes educational and engaging videos for children of all ages—as well as the young at heart. Parents can trust that our catalog encourages social and emotional development, promotes respect for community diversity, and inspires creativity. Browse Kanopy Kids and discover the videos that spark children’s imagination. And the best part is it is you have unlimited plays for free with your library card! 

Tumblebooks

TumbleBooks for Kids

The TumbleBook Library features thousands of professionally published picture books, graphic novels, chapter books, videos, games, music and more for kids in grades K-6. The picture books in particular are loads of fun — if your child isn’t reading on their own yet, TumbleBooks will even read books out loud to them!

 

Libby

Library2Go

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 the ebooks and audiobook page for detailed instructions.

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

More resources we recommend…

Family Learning

Hood River County School District

These family learning resources are meant for skill building & development and most importantly for fun!

Lexile

Lexile Framework for Reading

Find the right book for your reading level. Don’t know your Lexile measure? Get help finding it.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or 2nd grade math to entrepreneurship.

Oregon Zoo

Enjoy live videos of zoo animals and fun activities!

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