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Library events for Aug. 10

The following is a list of free programs and events being held at the following East Multnomah County libraries: Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St., 503-988-5655; Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave., 503-988-5387; Rockwood Library, 17917 S.E. Stark St., 503-988-5396; and Troutdale Library, 2451 S.W. Cherry Park Road, 503-988-5355.

Call each library or visit multcolib.org/events for more information.

THURSDAY, AUG. 11

Tiny Tots - 10 to 10:45 a.m., Gresham Library. Storytime for children, ages 12-24 months, with an adult.

Toddler Storytime - 10:15 to 11 a.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Storytime for children ages 24-36 months, with an adult.

Family Movie Matinee - 10:30 a.m. to noon, Troutdale Library. Bring snacks and a cushion or blanket to sit on, and the library will provide popcorn and a big movie screen. Free tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to the movie.

Family Storytime - 10:30 to 11 a.m., Rockwood Library. Storytime for children up to age 6, with an adult.

Toddler Storytime - 11 to 11:30 a.m., Gresham Library. Storytime for children, ages 24-36 months, with an adult.

Preschool Storytime - 11:15 a.m. to noon, Fairview-Columbia Library. Storytime for children ages 3 to 6, with an adult.

Read to the Dogs - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Troutdale Library. Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog. Register by calling 503-988-5355.

Teen Game Night - 4 to 5 p.m., Rockwood Library. Bored? Come play one of the library's board games, or bring your own game to share.

Teen Council - 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Members work with library staff to make the library more teen-friendly.

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

Book Babies - 10:15 to 11 a.m., Gresham Library. Storytime for babies up to 12 months old, with an adult.

Tiny Tots - 10:15 to 11 a.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Storytime for babies up to 24 months, with an adult.

Preschool Storytime - 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Gresham Library. Storytime for children ages 3 to 6, with an adult.

Sensory Storytime - 11:30 a.m. to noon, Gresham Library. This storytime, open to all preschoolers, is geared especially toward children with sensory integration issues. Recommended for children who have trouble sitting through the library's other storytimes.

Sketchbook Extravaganza - 1 to 3 p.m., Rockwood Library. For teens in grades 6-12. Learn how to turn a mundane sketchbook into something extraordinary with artist Joanne Kollman. Participants will receive a sketchbook and pen to take home.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

Family Storytime - 11 to 11:30 a.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Storytime for children up to age 6, with an adult.

Family Storytime - Noon to 12:30 p.m., Rockwood Library. Storytime for children up to age 6, with an adult.

TechnoHosts - 2 to 4 p.m., Rockwood Library. Free one-on-one computer help for the whole family. No registration is required.

Intercambio/Language Exchange - 4 to 5:30 p.m., Troutdale Library. Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice Spanish and native Spanish speakers who want to practice their English.