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Middle School Social Justice Online Book Group

Gather online to discuss contemporary themes of social justice through recent literature. Meet new friends and talk about great books. For youth in grades 6-8. Please email libraryevents @ multcolib.org for details on how to join.

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Livestream Event: Belonging – Middle Grade Author Panel

Join Annie Bloom’s Books for a livestream event with middle grade authors Waka Brown (While I was Away), Kathleen Lane (Pity Party), Susan Hill Long (The Care and Keeping of Freddy), Rosanne Parry (A Whale of the Wild) and Kate Ristau (Clockbreakers series). The authors will discuss the theme of belonging: how kids search for and maintain connections, and how the books they read explore and support those connections too. This event is free and open to all ages. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-CqqzgpG9UUTbHOhaYNOUq-9c1Smc0q If you would like signed or personalized copies of the authors’ books, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! Waka T. Brown‘s While I Was Away is an empowering middle grade memoir from debut author…

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Wilsonville Public Library: Teen Event (online)

Join us on Zoom (maybe in-person, too) for games, books, and more! Questions? Contact Brad at 503-570-1592 or clark@wilsonvillelibrary.org. On Zoom: Meeting code 901-104-467 For students in grades 6-12 For more information visit the Teen Events page.

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Livestream Reading: Sarah Foster: STEM Like a Girl

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland author Sarah Foster for a livestream reading from her new book, STEM Like a Girl: Empowering Knowledge and Confidence to Lead, Innovate, and Create. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsce2qqzIuE9GFF5SRdbDEWzwwKfWthbEZ If you would like a signed or personalized copy of this book, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! About STEM Like a Girl: STEM Like a Girl empowers girls, 8-12, with the knowledge and confidence to become future problem solvers and leaders in the scientific world and beyond. This fully illustrated and photographic book profiles 35 inspiring girls and offers 15 hands-on, STEM-based experiments that they can do at home. While leading a hands-on engineering project in her son’s elementary school, researcher and biotech…

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Tween Graphic Novel Book Group

Kids in grades 4-6 are invited to talk about comics! Every meeting includes a short activity related to this month’s book. Copies of the books will be provided. This virtual group meets monthly on the First Friday of the month. THIS SERIES IS FULL. Email libraryevents@multcolib.org to be put on the waiting list.

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Grab & Go Book Clubs

Grab & Go Book Clubs for ages 5-12 begin the week of October 1-8 and go through April. Pick up your activity bag for the October books at the children’s desk any time October 1-8. Book selections will be posted at https://www.milwaukieoregon.gov/library/kids-book-groups  Little Comics Each month, October-April, we’ll read a graphic novel for first readers. Ages 5-7. Book Buddies Each month, October-April, we’ll read books nominated for the Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice Award. Ages 7-9. ORCA Book Group Each month, October-April, we’ll read books nominated for the Oregon Readers’ Choice Award. Ages 9-12.

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Teen Comic Workshop

This event is aimed at middle school and high school, and it will be held on the patio for CoVID safety. A comic book workshop with the theme of oceans, put on by Groovy Projects, folks who use the arts to engage young people in civic and environmental issues. Please spread the word to interested young people. Registration is required because space is limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comic-book-curious-rccc-gathering-tickets-168015243115

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Exploring Our Inner Monsters

Exploring Our Inner Monsters: So many times we talk about our interests and desires, but what if we took the time to discover our inner monsters? What does that monster eat and thrive off? Ever wonder if someone else shares the same monster? Through guided writing prompts and dialogue, we will attempt to normalize our monsters and create from the exploration. Each participant will make a mini zine by the end of the workshop. *FREE* Register here Materials needed: Yourself, a pen or pencil, some paper, collaging material (an old magazine or two), scissors, glue stick or tape Age Range: All ages, but please have an adult with those who are 6 years and younger Artist Bio: A’misa Chiu (she/they) is a zinester, librarian and…

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Free Lunch + Play at St. Johns Park

Portland Parks & Recreation Free Lunch + Play Program  supports families by offering nutritious meals and recreational activities during the summer recess. Working alongside school districts, community partners, arts organizations, and hunger relief groups, PP&R coordinates Free Lunch + Play to ensure that it meets the needs in our community. During the school year, 57% of young Portlanders qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Without school lunches, summer becomes the time when nearly 50,000 Portland children face hunger daily. Free Lunch + Play offers accessible meal service and engaging activities at multiple parks throughout the city. In addition, Mobile Lunch + Play allows us to expand our program directly to children and families at apartment complexes and parks in even more neighborhoods. See full schedule and more details at…

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See Me. iAm. HEAR. Creative Activation of Youth Voices of Color

IPRC is excited to partner with the City of Portland, I Am M.O.R.E, The Numberz.fm, NAYA Many Nations Academy, and the Portland Art Museum for event that is a part of the City of Portland “Supporting Community Healing with Art” Initiative. Saturday, July 31st join us from 12-4 PM in Madison Street Plaza (1219 SW Park Avenue) for poetry, printmaking, DJs, Open Mic, and free ice cream.

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