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Get in-person assistance with online waitlist applications. Sunday, May 3, 1-5 p.m. near library computers.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 which called for the evacuation and incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans along the west coast of the United States. Two-thirds of the Nikkei, or those of Japanese ancestry, were American citizens. 

Author Marie Buckley leads each group with a warm-up exercise and thematic writing session. No experience is necessary in order to participate, other than an enjoyment of writing and interacting with fellow writers. Bring writing tools and expect a lively, fun atmosphere with plenty of positive feedback. All workshops are from 2:00-4:00 PM in the Community Meeting Room. Dates & themes are:

  • May 3, Foreigners
  • May 17, Pulp Fiction
  • June 7, Batty
  • June 14, The Movies
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Two performers from Tears of Joy Puppet Theater will showcase an abbreviated scene from the upcoming production of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,  and will talk about how the production is done, up close with the puppets.

Full show, to be at Sherwood Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 9th.

Join us in the fireplace area for the annual coronation of the Robin Hood Festival Maid Marians and a dessert reception on Monday, May 4, 6 p.m.


Photo credit: Maria Panayiotou

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Hiking Waterfalls in Oregon is a one hour slide show presentation and discussion based on the guidebook of the same title. It is a light-hearted, humorous, yet informative program meant to entertain and inspire Northwest residents to get out and explore their backyard in all seasons.

About the presenter:

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All are welcome! Learn about library activities and support. For more information see the Friends of the Library website.

Thursday, May 14, 5p.m.