Beaverton Library, 12375 SW Fifth St. Beaverton, OR 97005-9019

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Thursday
Sep
3
2015
Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 5:30-7pm
5:30-7pm
Join BTA and the City of Beaverton for a Commute Clinic and Demonstration of the City's new public Bike Repair Stand located at the Library. BTA's Commute Clinic will cover bike law and rules of the road, best riding practices, how to bike around cars and drive around bikes, basic bike maintenance, and gear and clothing. Our clinics are great for new and experienced riders alike, as well as anyone who drives a car or uses public transit to better understand the rules of the road. The presentation will also include a demonstration of the library's new bike repair stand as well as tips from the Beaverton Police Department's bicycle unit. Join us for this free public event and get ready to bike to work all September long!
Saturday
Apr
11
2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 7-8:30pm
7-8:30pm
(Adult program) A Story Slam Contest is a competition with an emphasis on the storytellers content and performance. Featuring local storytellers, Amy Theberge, Lisa Miller, Jill Michaelree and Val Mallinson, each story is an original work with first person, real life adventures. This Slam is judged by the audience. The winner receives a cash prize and the opportunity to tell a story at the Festival Finale. This is the kick-off event 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. Several programs also welcome children ages 6 and up (but this is not one). 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: this festival performance is designed for the enjoyment of adults. Content in the program requires attentive listening. Call 503-846-3222 no less than 3 business days prior to a festival event to schedule assistive listening devices or sign language interpreters.