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Library Closed on Memorial Day

West Slope Community LibraryWest Slope Community Library will be closed Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day.

You can always return materials to the outside drop when the library is closed.

And don’t forget that ebooks are available 24/7 from 3M Cloud Library!

If you are looking for other libraries’ holiday hours, WCCLS has a list of libraries that will be closed.

If you have any questions, please contact us.


Author Event: Ursula K. Le Guin

LOS ANGELES - DEC 15: Ursula Le Guin at home in Portland, Oregon, - California December 15 2005. (Photo by Dan Tuffs/Getty Images)

To kick off Adult Summer Reading this year, West Slope Library and Garden Home Library will be co-hosting award-winning sci-fi author Ursula K. Le Guin at the Garden Home Community Center at 2:30pm on Saturday, June 13. Tickets are required but can be picked up for free at West Slope Library on a first-come, first-served basis (limit 2 per person). This is an exciting opportunity to hear a literary legend talk about her work, so claim your tickets before they’re gone!

Please contact the library with any questions.


Summer Reading 2015

Prereaders Summer Reading 2015 web logo - HeroIt’s time for Summer Reading 2015!

Our programs for kids, pre-readers, teens, and adults begin June 1 and run through August. We’ll have tons of fun events and prizes for readers.

Adults can register online or in the library to get book recommendations and enter prize drawings. West Slope Library will also be giving away other prizes to those who register at our location. For more information, visit WCCLS Summer Reading or contact us.

Now check out some books, get reading, and have fun!


Library Software Upgrade: April 26-28

Washington County Cooperative Library Services will be upgrading its system software Sunday, April 26 – Tuesday, April 28.

During this time, the catalog will be offline.

No items will be due Sunday, April 26, Monday, April 27, or Tuesday, April 28.

In order to check out materials at the library, your library card will be required. We will not be able to look up your account any other way.

To learn more about what will and will not be available during the system upgrade, visit WCCLS.org.

For real time updates about our offline/online status that week, follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

If you have any questions, please contact us.


Storytelling: Brody Theater

Brody TheaterFounded over 19 years ago, Brody Theater is Portland’s longest running improv theater and has become a world renowned comedy and storytelling theater company.

On Monday, April 13 at 6:30pm, Brody Theater will be engaging an audience of all ages with a series of improvised vignettes that explore the who, what, when, where, and why. Their stories will have you laughing and thinking all at once. The event will be hosted in the Raleigh Park Elementary auditorium (behind the library).

No registration is required, the event is free, and all ages are welcome.

This storytelling event is part of the annual Art of the Story storytelling festival taking place at libraries and other venues throughout Washington County in April. For further dates, times, and locations, see the online schedule.

Questions? Please contact us.