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Month of September Youth Programs: 

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month @ the Waldport Library!

This year’s theme: “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.”

September 15 through October 15 celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Join us in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. Find Hispanic Heritage books using your library card within our Chinook Library Network or the Waldport Public Library website. Library2Go also has available Hispanic audio and eBooks.

    LEGO and Board & Card Games, 3:30-5 p.m., this every other Friday event has Theme Building and Games.

    * LEGO and Board & Card Games Days: September 30. 

    Month of October Youth Programs:

    WPL Special Youth Events:

    Teens & Adult Art Night: Heritage Art Night- Pen & Ink Self-Portraits!

    • October 13 (Thursday), 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Teens & Adults Art Night with local artist, Jen Hernandez. Hernandez will talk about her heritage and give members a chance to talk about their own heritage. Then we will be creating self-portraits in pen and ink.  The big question is "How do you see yourself?"  For example, do you see yourself as a superhero?  I tend to see myself in abstract so my drawing might reflect layers of shapes.  Maybe your heritage makes up very different parts of who you are.  This will be a terrific chance to learn drawing techniques as well.

    Jen Hernandez is an artist who leads workshops and teaches art. She particularly likes leading workshops in painting, book arts, drawing, and polymer clay with youth and with adults.  You can visit her website at .   

    You can sign up in person, or at the front desk.  As always, this is a free class and we will provide supplies.

    NEW! Teen Computer Gaming @ the Waldport Public Library!

    • October 7 and October 21 (Fridays), 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Join in on some Computer Gaming fun learning the basics of computer gaming.

    Harvest Pie Family Night is Back! Join us for some Harvest Fall Fun..

    • October 19 (Thursday), 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Join the Waldport Library in celebrating Harvest Time with our Harvest Pie Family Night. There will be booths, giveaways, games, a sing-along, pies, crafts- Fun for the whole family. Coloring Contest. Dress Up. Bring canned goods.

    Community Trunk or Treats Events, Friday, October 28!

    • Waldport Foursquare Halloween event from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m.
    • Waldport Community Center from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.- Visit the Friends of the Waldport Library booth at the Community Center for Free Books.

    3D Teen & Adult Open Printer Lab with Sue and John Bennett, 3-5 p.m. Teen & adults learn about 3D printing designs. How do 3D printers work and what can be made with a 3D printer.

    * Monday 3D Lab Day: October 26 is Printer Lab Day. 

    Waldport Public Library Chess Club, 3:30- 4:30 p.m. for second grade through high school youth. Meet coaches Scott Bradley, play chess, and learn about Chess Club.

    * Monday Chess Days: October 3, 10, and 17.

    Spooky LEGO Challenge, Board & Card Games, 3:30-5 p.m., Friday event has Theme Building and Games.

    * LEGO and Board & Card Games Days: Spooky LEGO Challenge, October 14.

    Young Writers’ Club, October 24, 5-7., - Dark and Spooky Night Write for elementary through high school, with Liz Ulmer, Crestview Elementary Reading Specialist and Sharon McCrum, Waldport Library. Writing, Editing, Sharing.

    Little Bugs’ Club, Tuesdays at 10 a.m.- Preschool to six years old. Crafts, Music, Reading, Skills, and Friends.

    * Tuesday Little Bugs’ Days:

    October 4- Fun with counting pumpkins, rolling pumpkins.

    October 11- Pumpkin painting happening here!  

    October 18- More pumpkin painting.  

    October 25- Little Bugs’ & Babies Dress Up Party!   

    Baby Storytime Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Families with babies through toddlers - Theatre, Nursery Rhymes, Music, Dance, Place, and Early Childhood Skills.

    * Baby Storytime Days:

    October 12: Fall Days!

    October 25: Little Bugs’ & Babies Dress Up Party!

    Teen Computer Gaming, 3:30 pm- 5 p.m. Learn about computer gaming basics.

    * Computer Gaming Days: October 7 and 21.





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