Library Closed for Labor Day

Carpenter at work on Douglas Dam, Tennessee (TVA) (LOC)West Slope Community Library will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day. Materials can be returned to the outside drop during this time. We will open again at 9:30am on Tuesday, September 6.

WCCLS also has a list of closures for other libraries in Washington County.

Remember: You can check out ebooks and audiobooks 24/7, even when the library is closed!

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Cool Down at the Library

During the predicted heatwave for the Portland-Metro area, West Slope Library will be providing bottled water free of charge during open hours, Wednesday, August 2 through Friday, August 4.

Want to have fun while you cool off? Join us for these events:

Summer Reading Craft Fair (Children & Teens)
Thursday, August 3, 2:00pm
Explore a number of construction- and building-themed crafts with Youth Librarian Terisa.

First Friday Film Night (Adults)
Friday, August 4, 6:30pm (doors at 6:00pm)
A screening of the acclaimed film Lion. Refreshments will be provided, and we will be giving away a copy of the book A Long Way Home, which inspired the film.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Join us on the library’s north lawn to watch the 2017 solar eclipse! We will have 15 pairs of eclipse viewing glasses to share. Moon Pies and sun tea will be provided. The eclipse begins at 9:06am (before the library opens) and ends at 11:41am. Near totality begins at 10:19am and last two minutes. Viewing any part of an eclipse is dangerous, so eclipse-viewing glasses are required. You can borrow a pair from the library or bring your own.

Learn more about the 2017 eclipse from NASA.