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National Library Week 2014

Since 1958, National Library Week has been celebrated by libraries across the county. 

image of author Marie Buckley Marie Buckley's Writing Workshops for Adults

Our popular writing workshops for adults return in April! Join us on Sundays, April 13 & 27 , and May 4 & 18, from 2-4pm in the Community Meeting Room.  Author Marie Buckley is offering another series of workshops for adults who want to write and exercise their creativity. Each workshop will offer prompts, examples, time for writing and sharing as well as constructive feedback in a relaxed atmosphere. No experience necessary. All genres welcome. Bring paper/laptop, pens and pencils. The upcoming workshop dates and themes are:

April 13: Acts of Kindness

paulann petersen Oregon's Poet Laureate - Paulann Petersen

Come and join us on Tuesday, April 15th in the Community Meeting Room at 6.00pm as Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate, helps us to celebrate National Library Week and the Centennial of William Stafford by stopping by Sherwood to read from her works, as well as those of Stafford. This presentation is made possible through the Oregon Cultural Trust.

illustration of Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter's Life and Works

Join us in the Community Meeting Room for a Display and Lecture
Terese Blanding will present this enchanting program about the English author & illustrator who wrote the beloved book The Tale of Peter Rabbit. This event is free and open to the public.

Spine Poetry Contest Winners
Congratulations to our Spine Poets!

Announcing the three winners of our first Spine Poetry Contest:

Debbie Gensman, Jeanne Hoogstad and Teresa Klepinger

​Thank you to all our entrants. Look for our display of the winning entries in the Library.

friends of the library book bag Blog
More than a Book Sale

What, no Book Sale?