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Library Closed for Labor Day

Carpenter at work on Douglas Dam, Tennessee (TVA) (LOC)

West Slope Community Library will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 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 2.

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

Remember: You can check out ebooks and audiobooks when the library is closed using the 3M Cloud Library!

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Adult Summer Reading 2015

WCCLSReads - Adult Summer ReadingAdult Summer Reading continues through August 31, so there is still time to sign up and win prizes!

Register online and you will be entered in weekly prize drawings for gift bags, gift certificates to restaurants and bookstores, and WCCLS-branded swag. You can also submit book reviews online to be entered in grand prize drawings for tablets. If you would like to read reviews by other library users, you can sign up for the Summer Reading email newsletter.

Be a Reading Hero. Take pride in your library. Sign up for Summer Reading.

Questions? Contact us.

Conversation Project: The Power of Play

Jonathan Blasher, Oregon Executive MBA

Jonathan Blasher, Oregon Executive MBA

Jonathan Blasher, the Executive Director of the national play advocacy nonprofit Playworks, will visit West Slope Library at 6:00pm on Tuesday, August 4 to lead a discussion on the value of play in the lives of children and adults and its impact on health and creativity. Please note: this program is intended for adults and teens and will include interactive play for all levels of ability.

“The Power of Play” is part of the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project and is made possible by the generous support of Oregon Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Oregon Cultural Trust.

View our booklist for the event in the WCCLS catalog.

For more information about this event, please contact the library.



Comic Art Workshop for Teens

brad-clark-2Discover the process of creating comics with local artist Brad Clark on Thursday, July 16 at 3:00pm. Games and activities for everyone, including writing, drawing, and “inking” contests. Everyone who attends will receive a free comic book! Cosplay attire is highly encouraged.

This program is for ages 12-18. Call the library at 503-292-6416 to sign up!


Library Game Night @ West Coast Drinkery

Join your friends and neighbors at the West Coast Drinkery on Tuesday, July 28 for a very fun, very lively evening of board games, food, and drink for all ages.

Ticket to Ride EuropeWest Slope Library will provide its entire collection of tabletop games and will have staff and volunteers to teach and play games from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Drop in early (4:00-6:00pm) or late (10:00-11:00pm) for happy hour specials.

The West Coast Drinkery is located at 4704 SW Scholls Ferry Rd (map), near the Six Corners Café and across the street from 7-Eleven, Walgreens, and New Seasons.

For questions about this and other library game nights, please contact West Slope Library.

For questions about the venue, please contact West Coast Drinkery.