Volunteers needed for Fall book sale

Book sale volunteers neededVolunteers are needed for the Fall book sale, November 2-4, 2018.

We need volunteers to help with the set-up of the sale Friday morning and the take down on Sunday afternoon. During sale hours, we need volunteers to support the cashiers by tallying up sales and also to assist our customers on the sale floor. Set up for the sale will occur on 11/2/18, 9 am – 1 pm. Shifts through the weekend during the sale are for 2-3 hours at a time.

Sale hours are:

  • Friday, November 2nd, 2 – 6 pm (members only for the first hour)
  • Saturday November 3rd, 10 – 4 pm
  • Sunday November 4th, 1 – 4 pm

This time, we’ve automated sign-ups with Sign-Up Genius, an online volunteer recruitment service. Sign-Up Genius is easy and you don’t need an account with them to use it. Here are the steps:
1. Go to our page on Sign-Up Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0c4aaeab2babf94-fall
2. Scroll down the page to see what time slots are still open.
3. Click the “Sign Up” box for any shifts you would like to sign up for. You can sign up for multiple shifts if you’d like.
4. Click the “Submit and Sign Up” box at the center-bottom of the page

If you prefer to sign up via email, please contact us.

Used Media Sale: 10/6/18

Used media saleThe Friends of Tualatin Library will host a special Used Media ONLY sale on Saturday, October 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Tualatin Public Library. We have an especially nice selection of used DVDs (adult movies, documentaries, kids movies, and foreign language films); audiobooks; and hundreds of CDs.

Prices are $1-2, or as marked for some special DVDs. Come early for the best selection. Cash, credit cards, and checks will be accepted for payment.

The Library is located at 18878 SW Martinazzi Ave. in Tualatin.

Special sale features hardback fiction

Need a beach read for the dog days of summer? You’ll find a nice selection at a super-low price at the Friends of Tualatin Library Ongoing Book Sale. Hardback fiction books have been marked down to 50¢ each. This sale will be ongoing until the end of August or until our inventory sells out. The special sale books are loaded onto the freestanding book case just inside the library’s front door; they’re available for purchase whenever the library is open. The Tualatin Library is located at 18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue, Tualatin, Oregon. Hours are posted on the library’s website.

Summer Sunday Music by the Hearth

The Tualatin Public Library’s Summer Sunday Music by the Hearth series starts this weekend. This popular series will feature musicians representing a variety of genres:

July 8. Talbott Brothers
With a blend of folk and rock, the Talbott Brothers combine harmonies with storytelling and infectious melodies.

July 15. Brian Odell Trio
This acoustic guitar-driven jam band infuses elements of funk, rock, jazz, and even some classical.

July 22. 1939 Ensemble
1939 Ensemble doesn’t just cross genres, they embrace and exploit them, inviting listeners in through the familiar.

July 29. Mbrascatu
This indie rock band blends sounds ranging from delicate to explosive with expressive Italian lyrics.

Each performance starts at 2 pm around the hearth at the Tualatin Public library, 18878 SW Martinazzi Ave, Tualatin, Oregon.

A Friends of Tualatin Library donation supports the Sunday Music by the Hearth series.

Summer reading starts Friday

Libraries Rock is the theme of the Tualatin Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program. A kickoff party featuring music by Petty Fever, a Tom Petty tribute band, is scheduled for Friday, June 1st, 6 to 8 pm. The library will also have a photo booth, mascots, and balloon guy. Mark your calendar for this rockin’ event!

Kids and teens will receive a free book just for signing up. There will also be special programs for kids at the Commons on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Check out the library’s page on summer reading for all the details on this great program.

The Friends donated funding to the library for books and activities for the Summer Reading Program. We hope you’ll enjoy it!