Collage Project: What Does Home Mean to Me?
Saturday, March 25 @10:30am-12:30pm
Led by Artist Courtney Richards.
Sign-up needed (form will be available after 3/4).
Saturdays 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!
Yoga at the Library extended!
Wednesdays 10:30am and Fridays 3:30pm through June 14, Children’s Library
Our kid’s yoga classes are such a hit we’ve decided to extend them to the end of the school year!
These classes will feature a lot of movement and potentially a craft and story or two. Caregivers are welcome to participate and yoga mats are provided.
The classes for younger ages (3-6) will be on Wednesdays at 10:30am and for older ages (5-12) on Fridays at 3:30pm.
Makerspace open hours
Saturdays 10am – 2pm
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!
Saturdays 10am – 2pm
Cascade Locks & Parkdale branches
The Parkdale and Cascade Locks branch libraries will be hosting Crafty Saturdays from 10:00am-2:00pm. (The Makerspace at the Hood River branch is also open for crafts during this time.)
Patrons can use a variety of craft supplies to create their own masterpiece.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30am, Children’s Library
Join us at one of our storytimes for some interactive reading fun! On Tuesdays we have a lapsit program and Thursdays storytime is for all ages.
Playgroup at Cascade Locks
Fridays at 10:30am, Cascade Locks Library
Come explore the library, help kids build social skills, and make new friends. The last Friday of the month we will have a librarian-led storytime!
Playgroup at Parkdale
Fridays at 10:30am, Parkdale Library
Come explore the library, help kids build social skills, and make new friends. The first Friday of the month we will have a librarian-led storytime!
Books & More
Using The Library
Library Highlights 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 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!
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…
Hood River County School District
These family learning resources are meant for skill building & development and most importantly for fun!
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 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.
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.
Enjoy live videos of zoo animals and fun activities!
Hood River County Library District
Ask a Librarian
Printing / WiFi