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Library events for July 13

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, JULY 14

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

Breaking the Magician's Code - 2 to 3 p.m., Gresham Library. Want to learn some new tricks to perform for friends? Charles the Magician, a sleght-of-hand expert, will share an amazing assortment of tricks.

A Year in the Life: The Oregon Jewish Immigrant Experience - 2 to 4:30 p.m., Troutdale Library. Join the Oregon Jewish Museum in learning about the history of Jewish immigrants in Oregon. Learn about the journey of 19-year-old Chaim with a traveling trunk, which contains objects, images and historical documents to provide a hands-on connection with an immigrant's life. Register online, in the library or call 503-988-5234.

Read to the Dogs - 2 to 3:30 p.m., Gresham Library. Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog. Register by calling 503-988-5387.

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, JULY 15

Pageturners Book Group - 10 to 11 a.m., Rockwood Library. Read 'The White Tiger: A Novel' by Aravind Adiga and have a conversation about plot, characters and books.

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 years old, with an adult.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

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

Music in a Multi-Cultural World - 11 to 11:45 a.m., Fairview-Columbia Library. Singer/songwriter Pam Donkin will share songs in various languages and with her guitar and a variety of global percussion instruments, teaching children new words as they sing.

Family Storytime - noon to 12:30 p.m., Rockwood Library. Storytime for children up to 6 years old 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.