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. 18
Read and Romp (1 to 3 years) - 10 to 11 a.m., Gresham Library. Time for tiny tots, toddlers and their caregivers to read and play together.
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.
Preschool Storytime - 11:15 a.m. to noon, Fairview-Columbia Library. Storytime for children ages 3-6, with an adult.
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.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19
Pageturners Book Group - 10 to 11 a.m., Rockwood Library. Read 'The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World' by A.J. Jacobs.
Read and Romp (Birth to 1 year) - 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., Gresham Library. Time for babies and their caregivers to read and play together.
Tiny Tots - 10:15 to 11 a.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Storytime for babies up to 24 months, with an adult.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20
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.
Border Collies International Performing Canine Team - 2 to 3 p.m., Fairview Park bandstand. This four-dog, four-kid team entertains audiences with sports tricks and demonstrations. Event held rain or shine.
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.