Cedar Mill Library, 12505 NW Cornell Road Portland, OR 97229-9019
12505 NW Cornell Rd
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Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11am
We are overwhelmed with messages from politicians, news sources and other media. Learn to distinguish truth from fiction using critical thinking strategies. The workshop uses real world examples of political ads, news headlines, logical fallacies, graphs / charts, the effect of word choice in messaging, statistical data and other types of information in a “what do you see here? / what is missing?” type of format. The last part is about finding accurate information. The goal is to help people become their own “factchecker”. Donna L Cohen, MEd, MLIS Teacher and Librarian
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Friday, April 17, 2015 from 7-8pm
(Adults & ages 6+) Welcome to the infinite world of Origami! In Japanese, ori- means “to fold” and -gami means “paper”. Using origami, music and audience participation, Yamamoto provides a magical entry into Japanese culture. In her new show “Origami Tales”, mythological character masks and puppets, amazing flowers and a dragon–all made from origami–set the stage while the teller shares heartfelt stories. This is part of Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) 11th Annual Storytelling Festival - Art of the Story, which runs April 11 - 18. Admission is free and the festival performances are designed for the enjoyment of adults. This program also welcomes children ages 6 and up. The week-long storytelling extravaganza features 16 storytelling performances at the WCCLS member libraries, the Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club and the new Sherwood Center for the Arts. NOTE: festival performances are designed for the enjoyment of adults. This program also welcomes children ages 6 and up. Content in the programs requires attentive listening and may be too intense for non-school aged children. Call 503-846-3222 no less than 3 business days prior to a festival event to schedule assistive listening devices or sign language interpreters.
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