Library events for June 1
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, JUNE 2
Read and Romp (1 to 3 years) - 10 to 11 a.m., Gresham Library. Time for young children and their caregivers to play together.
Word Processing Computer Class - 10 a.m. to noon, Gresham Library. This class introduces participants to the basics of Microsoft Word 2007 and other word processing products. Participants must be comfortable using a keyboard and mouse. Register online, in the library or call 503-988-5234.
Family Storytime - 10:30 to 11 a.m., Rockwood Library. Storytime for children up to age 6 with an adult.
Pageturners Book Group - 2 to 3 p.m., Gresham Library. Read 'A Reliable Wife: A Novel' by Robert Goolrick and have a conversation with other readers.
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, JUNE 3
Read and Romp (birth to 1 year) - 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., Gresham Library. Time for babies and their caregivers to play together.
Make a Panda Bear Mask - 2 to 4 p.m., Rockwood Library. Artist Kathy Karbo will show participants how to make a panda bear mask, using a variety of materials. For children ages 5 and older. Register online, in the library or call 503-988-5234.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
Family Storytime - noon to 12:30 p.m., Rockwood Library. Storytime for children up to age 6 with an adult.
Knights of Veritas - 1 to 2 p.m., Fairview Park bandstand, Fairview Community Park. The Knights of Veritas is an organization specializing in interactive educational demonstrations of medieval arms, armor, combat, knighthood and chivalry. Through demonstrations of historical combat techniques, they will introduce the code of chivalry and demystify common fanciful misrepresentations of the Middle Ages. Hands-on sharing allows participants the rare opportunity to handle the weapons and try on the armor. The event will be held rain or shine.
Chinese Painting: Plum Blossoms - 3 to 5 p.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Using rice paper, sumi ink and watercolor, participants will paint a plum blossom. No experience is necessary.
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.