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					Summer reading: not just for kids anymore                                                                                                                  Elections &
                                                                                                                                                           voting resources
                                                                                                                                                           See page 3.
                                                                    	    It’s	really	that	simple.	Pick	up	a	Read	4	Life	card	at	your	
                                                                    neighborhood	library,	read	four	books	of	your	choice,	write	                           Book
                                                                    them	down	on	your	card,	and	drop	off	your	card	at	the		                                discussions with
                                                                                                                                                           Nicole Mones
                                                                    library	by	Aug.	31.		You’ll	be	entered	to	win	prizes,	which	                           See page 7.
                                                                    include	McMenamins	gift	cards	and	the	grand	prize	of	a	
                                                                                                                                                           Exhibit: women
                                                                    getaway	at	the	Sylvia	Beach	Hotel	in	Newport,	Oregon.
                                                                                                                                                           in medicine
                                                                    	    What	could	be	better	than	winning	a	prize	for	simply	                             See page 7.
                                                                    reading	books	you	enjoy?	If	there	are	children	in	your	life,	
                                                                    there	may	be	one	additional	incentive:	Kids	who	see	others	
                                                                    reading	are	more	likely	to	become	readers	themselves.		You	
                                                                    can	spread	the	love	of	reading!
                                                                    	    Read	4	Life	is	now	in	its	third	year.	Patrick	Provant	was	
Each summer, thousands of kids read for fun and prizes in the
library’s Summer Reading game. Now adults can read for fun and      working	in	June	2006	when	Holgate	Library’s	first	adult	
prizes too, in a reading program for people 18 and older called     summer	reader	signed	up.	
Read 4 Life.
                                                                    	    He	says,	“A	young	girl	signing	up	[for	kids’	Summer	
	   Are	you	18	or	older?	If	so,	join	our	community	of	adult	        Reading]	asked	her	dad,	‘Can	you	play?’	He	said,	‘Well,	why	
readers	for	a	new	kind	of	summer	reading	called	Read	4	             don’t	you	ask?’	She	asked	me,	‘Can	my	daddy	play	the	sum-                              Babies, kids
Life,	made	possible	by		The	Library	Foundation.		Just	read	         mer	reading	game?’	I	surprised	them	with	a	cheery	‘Yes!’”                              and teens:
                                                                                                                                                           Play the Summer
four	books,	then	enter	to	win	prizes!	                                                                                             (continued on page 2)
                                                                                                                                                           Reading game!
                                                                                                                                                           • Sign up at your
                                                                                                                                                           neighborhood library.
Entire school district signs up for Summer Reading                                                                                                         • Fill in the spaces on
                                                                                                                                                           your gameboard by
Program reaches out to more youth, new                                                                                                                     reading, being read to,
immigrants                                                                                                                                                 listening to an
                                                                                                                                                           audiobook, or doing one
	   Presented	by	Target,	this	year’s	Summer	Reading	pro-                                                                                                   of the optional activities.
gram	is	reaching	out	to	some	of	our	community’s	newest	                                  Presented by                                                      • Each time you complete
residents.	Through	a	special	partnership	with	the	David	                                                                                                   a path, return to the
                                                                                                                                                           library to select a prize.
Douglas	School	District,	Multnomah	County	Library	has	
                                                                                                                                                           • When you have
signed	up	all	of	David	Douglas’	K–12	students	to	play	the	                                                                                                 completed all four paths,
2008	Summer	Reading	game.	                                                                                                                                 come to the library by
                                                                                                                                                           Aug. 31 to enter the
	 “This	pilot	project	is	exciting	both	because	it	makes	it	                                                                                                Grand Prize drawing for
easier	for	kids	of	all	ages	to	play	the	Summer	Reading	game,	                                                                                              a family vacation for four
                                                                                                                                                           to Disneyland Resort®.
and	because	it	provides	us	with	an	opportunity	to	reach	                                                                                                   Also, choose a Summer
out	to	many	new	immigrants	who	may	not	be	familiar	with	                                                                                                   Reading T-shirt or a $5
how	the	library	works,”	says	the	library’s	Reading	Promo-                                                                                                  bookstore coupon.

tions	Coordinator	Katie	O’Dell.	                                                                                                                           • Complete the bonus
                                                                                                                                                           path by Aug. 31 to earn
	 Twenty-four	percent	of	the	more	than	10,000	students	                                        Summer Reading is supported by the                          a bookplate and a Book
                                                                                James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation and Meyer Memorial Trust.         Buck to help buy books
at	David	Douglas	are	English	language	learners,	and	more	
                                                                                                                                                           for kids and teens in
than	500	are	recent	immigrants.	Most	immigrant	students	                Summer Reading is made possible by generous donations to The Library Foundation.   homeless shelters.
                                            (continued on page 6)
                                                                                                                                                                             July | August | September 2008

                                                                  We’re committed to your library’s future
                                                                  	 Libraries	are	much	more	complex	organizations	than	                 	 The	second	event	happens	only	occasionally	because	
                                                                  you	might	think	when	you	visit	the	library	in	your	neigh-             we	have	to	close	all	library	locations	to	make	it	happen.	
                                                                  borhood.		As	library	director,	it	is	my	job	to	be	aware	of	           In	early	April	this	year,	we	gathered	over	500	employees	
                                                                  the	complexity	and	relationships	of	the	many	parts	of	this	           together	for	an	all-staff	day	—	an	opportunity	to	meet,		
                                                                  organization,	as	well	as	to	identify	ways	to	make	continual	          connect	and	celebrate	while	expanding	our	skills	and	
                                                                                           improvements	for	the	benefit	of	the	         knowledge,	so	we	can	continue	to	provide	the	very	best	
                                                                                           whole.		Two	events	recently	remind-          service	possible	to	our	customers.		We	had	many	work-
                                                                                           ed	me	of	how	complex	the	parts	              shops,	panel	discussions,	speakers	and	opportunities	to	
                                                                                           really	are	and	how	true	it	is	that	the	      meet	co-workers	from	all	across	the	county.		The	spirit	that	
                                                                                           whole	is	greater	than	the	sum	of	its	        day	was	high,	as	library	employees	from	all	places	and		
                                                                                           parts.                                       positions	learned	together.		We	talked	about	our	work	and	
photo by Brandon Barnett

                                                                                            							First,	as	I	write	this,	we	are	in	   the	library’s	future,	and	we	shared	our	deep	love	for	this	
                                                                                            the	middle	of	“budget	season.”		We	         library	system	and	for	the	wonderful	community	we	have	
                                                                                            talk	about	free	public	libraries,	but	      the	privilege	to	serve.	
                                                                                            we	all	know	that	libraries	aren’t		         	 As	we	engaged,	educated	and	inspired	each	other,		I	
                                                                                             really	free.	If	taxpayers	aren’t	will-     was	reminded	of	words	from	Margaret	Mead:	“Never	doubt	
                           Library Advisory Board
                                                                  ing	to	pay,	libraries	will	wither	away.		What	happened	in	            that	a	small	group	of	thoughtful,	committed	citizens	can	
                                         Virginia Koontz
                                                       CHAIR      Jackson	County	recently	is	sad	testimony	to	that.		Fortunate-         change	the	world.	Indeed,	it	is	the	only	thing	that	ever	has.”		
                            Retired Vice President, Regence
                           Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon       ly,	Multnomah	County	libraries	enjoy	strong	support	from	             That	all-staff	day	gave	us	a	chance	to	recognize	that	library		
                                             Mark Garber          taxpayers,	through	the	voter-approved	library	levy		                  employees	are	one	such	group	of	committed	citizens,	and	
                                                  VICE CHAIR
                                Publisher, Gresham Outlook;       (65	percent	of	our	budget)	as	well	as	from	the	County’s	              to	understand	how	our	collective	work	is	changing	the	
                                 Vice President, Community
                                                Newspapers        General	Fund	that	the	Board	of	County	Commissioners	                  world.		Thank	you	for	allowing	us	the	opportunity	to	meet,	
                                              Joe Arellano
                           Attorney and partner, Kennedy,         adopts	each	year	(27	percent	of	our	budget).		The	budget’s	           to	step	back	from	serving	you	on	this	one	day,	so	that	we	
                                  Watts, Arellano & Ricks
                                                                  complexity	draws	attention	to	the	many	parts	that	must	               might	build	an	even	stronger	commitment	to	serving	you	
                                             David Blount
                                   Attorney, Landye Bennett       work	smoothly	together	to	deliver	library	services	prom-              in	the	future.
                                               Blumstein LLP
                                          Robert Brading          ised	to	county	residents.
                                 CEO, MetroEast Community
                                         Marian Creamer
                                     Founder, Children Alive!;    Summer reading: not just for kids
                               retired library media specialist
                                        George Feldman
                                                                  anymore (continued from page 1)
                               Physician, Kaiser Permanente
                                            Stephen Feltz         	 A	2007	participant	named	David	wrote	to	Read	4	Life	
                                      Northwest Natural Gas       Coordinator	Alison	Kastner,	“Wow!	What	a	great	surprise	to	               Submitted by Tamara Moody
                                              Ruth Gundle         find	that	I	had	won	one	of	the	prizes	in	this	summer’s	Read	                  I am disabled with severe rheumatoid arthritis and
                                    Director, Soapstone, Inc.
                                           Rick Gustafson
                                                                  4	Life	program.	My	5-year-old	boy	has	been	racking	up	the	
                                                                                                                                            am unable to leave my home. I discovered the online card
                                        Partner, Shiels Obletz    prizes	for	three	years	now,	so	he	too	was	pretty	excited	that	
                                                 Johnsen, Inc.                                                                              catalog and my whole life changed. Now, I can place any
                                  Ethan Johnson, Ph.D.            I	won	one.”
                                          Assistant Professor,                                                                              book on hold and have my husband pick up and return
                                    Portland State University     	 A	new	Multnomah	County	teacher	commented,	“I	read,	
                                            Diane McKeel                                                                                    books for me on his way either to or from work. With a
                                         Executive Director,      I	love	reading,	but	this	is	my	first	summer	after	my	first	
                                      West Columbia Gorge                                                                                   son stationed in Iraq with the 3/2SBCT out of Fort Lewis,
                                     Chamber of Commerce          year	of	teaching	and	the	program	is	a	wonderful	extrinsic	
                                                                                                                                            having access to so many books helps me cope with the
                                               Alice Meyer        reward.”
                                      Community volunteer;                                                                                  constant worry for his and his fellow soldiers’ safety.
                                 former President, Friends of
                                  Multnomah County Library
                                                                  	 If	you’re	not	sure	what	to	read	this	summer,	why	not	
                                                                                                                                            I feel that through the online services offered by the
                                       Garrett Shephard           ask	for	personalized	suggestions	from	library	staff?	Visit	
                                       Youth representative,                                                                                Multnomah County Library system, my sanity and
                                        Lincoln High School       your	neighborhood	library	or	go	to,	
                               Henise A.Telles-Ferreira                                                                                     independence has been returned to me. Thank you!
                                                                  click	on	the	brown	“Readers”	box,	then	click	on	“Look-
                               Portland Public School District    ing	for	a	Good	Read?”	on	the	right	side	of	the	page.		Tell	
                                               Ellen Wallin                                                                                 	     Do	you	have	a	brief	story	about	how	Multnomah	
                                       Youth representative,      us	about	a	favorite	author	or	title,	type	of	story,	setting	or	
                                      Cleveland High School                                                                                 County	Library	has	changed	your	life?		We’d	love	to	hear	
                                                                  theme,	and	we’ll	send	you	a	list	of	suggested	reads.
                                         Carlene Weldon                                                                                     it.		Visit		
                                  Management Coordinator,
                                         City of Gresham          	   Learn	more	about	Read	4	Life	at                    to	read	more	library	stories	and	submit	one	of	your	own.	
                                                                                                                                                  July | August | September 2008

Manage your account online
	Managing	your	library	account	is	now	easier	than	ever,	                       or	have	too	many	holds	coming	in	at	one	time,	you	
with	many	online	services	and	tools	available	to	library	us-                   can	freeze	your	holds.	A	frozen	hold	will	continue	to	
ers.	Keep	track	of	your	holds,	renew	materials,	pay	fines	and	                 move	up	the	list,	but	won’t	fill	until	you	unfreeze	it.	
more,	from	the	convenience	of	home,	school	or	work.	                         •	Renew materials.	Renew	all	or	selected	items	to	
                                                                               keep	them	for	another	three	weeks.	You	can	renew	
 •	Update your contact information.	Keep	your	con-
                                                                               each	item	many	times.	Items	with	holds	waiting	will	
   tact	information	up	to	date	so	you	can	receive	notices	
                                                                               not	renew.	
   and	information	from	your	library.
                                                                             •	Track your reading history.	My	Reading	History	is	a	
 •	Get e-mail notices.	The	library	will	notify	you	by	e-
                                                                               feature	that	allows	you	to	save	a	list	of	everything	that	
   mail	when	your	holds	are	ready	to	pick	up	and	if	your	
                                                                               you	check	out	from	the	library.	You	can	delete	some	
   materials	are	overdue.	We’ll	even	send	you	an	e-mail	
                                                                               or	all	of	the	titles	on	your	list	whenever	you	want.	
   three	days	before	your	materials	are	due	to	help	you	
   avoid	fines.	                                                             •	Sign up for a library card.	If	you	don’t	have	a		
                                                                               library	card,	fill	out	a	registration	form	online,	then	go	
 •	Pay your fines.	Use	your	credit	card	to	pay	your	
                                                                               to	a	library	to	complete	the	process	and	pick	up	your	
   charges	from	the	privacy	and	convenience	of	home.	
   It’s	easy!
                                                                            	 See	for	instructions	
 •	Place holds.	Reserve	library	materials	from	the	online	
   catalog	and	pick	them	up	at	the	Multnomah	County	                        on	using	the	above	features.	
   library	of	your	choice	or	have	them	mailed	to	you	for	                   	 For	questions	about	your	library	account,	call	Renewal	
   $2	per	item.	                                                            Line	at	503.988.5342	during	the	hours	Central	Library	is	
 •	Freeze your holds.	If	you	are	going	on	vacation	                         open.

                                                              Elections & voting                                                                     Because early experiences
                                                                                                                                                     with books and language
     The general election is coming up this November, and the library has lots of resources to help you cast an informed                             are important, babies
     vote! If you’re eager to research election facts, try starting at the library’s Elections page (                          and toddlers can play the
     election.html) — you’ll find links to websites about all aspects of the 2008 presidential election, the history of                              Summer Reading game,
     voting, and elections around the world. If you’re looking for a good, election-related read, try one of the books                               too. Above, 1-year-old
     below — and remember, you can drop your ballot off at any Multnomah County library!                                                             Henry Sowers explores a
                                                                                                                                                     board book.
     First Democracy: The Challenge of             Operation Clean Sweep                            slinging,	but	also	full	of	fun	and	spec-
     an Ancient Idea                               by Darleen Bailey Beard                          tacle.	Read	highlights	from	each	of	the	
     by Paul Woodruff                              In	1916,	just	four	years	after	getting	the	      presidential	elections	for	a	full	picture	
     In	grade	school,	we	all	learn	that	our	       right	to	vote,	the	women	of	Umatilla,		          of	our	“great	American	shindig.”	
     American	democracy	was	founded	on	            Oregon,	join	together	to	throw	the	
     ideals	that	stretch	back	to	the	ancient	      mayor	and	other	city	officials	out	of	           A Magnificent Catastrophe: The
     Greeks.		This	book	traces	that	history,	de-   office,	replacing	them	with	women.		             Tumultuous Election of 1800,
     fines	seven	basic	conditions	democratic	      Cornelius	is	12,	one	of	the	men	up	for	          America’s First Presidential
     societies	must	contain,	and	considers	        re-election	is	his	father,	and	his	mother	       Campaign
     whether	those	conditions	have	been	           is	running	for	mayor!	Based	on	a	true	           by Edward J. Larson
     present	in	U.S.	society	and	in	ancient	       story	that	brought	nationwide	attention	         Pulitzer-winning	historian	Larson	brings	
     Greece.	                                      to	women’s	suffrage	in	1916	Oregon.              history	alive	as	he	recounts	America’s	
                                                                                                    first	true	presidential	campaign,	which	
     Stealing Elections: How Voter                 The Political Brain: The Role of                 resulted	in	our	two-party	system	and	
     Fraud Threatens Our Democracy                 Emotion in Deciding the Fate of                  shaped	American	politics.	Meticulously	
     by John Fund                                  the Nation                                       researched	and	dramatically	told,	read-
     Have	you	been	shocked	by	all	the	scan-        by Drew Westen                                   ers	will	find	many	similarities	between	
     dal	in	American	elections	in	the	last	10	     Do	people	really	vote	rationally	and	ob-         the	intense	electioneering	of	John	              Crea Sisco, 2, holds a
     years?	Journalist	John	Fund	takes	read-       jectively,	looking	at	all	sides	of	the	issues	   Adams	and	Thomas	Jefferson	and	the	
                                                                                                    heated	political	races	of	today.                 seashell to her ear at St.
     ers	on	a	tour	of	recent	stories	of	funny	     to	make	informed	decisions?	Westen,	a	
     business	at	the	ballot	box	—	including	       psychologist,	examines	the	research	to	                                                           Johns Library during a
     a	discussion	of	how	early	voting	(like	       demonstrate	that	the	political	brain	is	an	      The New Cold War: Revolutions,                   2007 Summer Reading
     Oregon’s	vote-by-mail	system)	impacts	        emotional	brain.	What	determines	how	            Rigged Elections and Pipeline                    storytime about the beach.
     the	integrity	of	elections.                   people	vote	are	their	feelings	toward	           Politics in the Former Soviet Union
                                                   the	parties,	their	feelings	toward	the	          by Mark MacKinnon
     Deliver the Vote: A History of                candidates	and	their	feelings	toward	the	        Mark	MacKinnon,	former	Moscow	
     Election Fraud, an American Political         candidates’	policy	positions.                    bureau	chief	for	the	Toronto	Globe	and	
     Tradition, 1742–2004                                                                           Mail	examines	election	politics	across	
     by Tracy Campbell                             Presidential Campaigns: From                     the	former	Soviet	bloc.	Did	the	fall	of	
     Buying	votes,	manipulating	opinion	           George Washington to George W.                   the	Berlin	Wall	and	the	Soviet	Union	
     polls,	stuffing	ballot	boxes,	and	intimi-     Bush                                             really	make	way	for	liberal	democracy	
     dating	voters	are	all	illegal	and	scandal-    by Paul F. Boller, Jr.                           to	flower?	Have	the	efforts	of	citizens	of	
     ous,	but	Deliver the Vote	shows	how	          Were	presidential	campaigns	always	as	           Serbia,	Georgia,	Ukraine,	Kyrgyzstan	and	
     these	practices	and	more	have	been	           bitter	as	they	have	been	in	recent	years?	       Russia	to	assert	their	democratic	rights	
     used	to	influence	elections	from	colo-        In	this	entertaining	and	enlightening	           been	aided	by	Western	pro-democracy	
     nial	times	to	the	present.                    book,	Boller	explains	they	were	even	            organizations	and	hindered	by	old-style	
                                                   rowdier,	with	name-calling	and	mud-              authoritarian	politicians,	or	is	it	more	
                                                                                                    complicated	than	that?	

                                                                                                                                                                                                           July | August | September 2008

    Be sure to confirm dates, times and registration re-
    quirements by calling the library or checking Event         Chess Club for Children & Teens
    Finder at
                                                                    Have	fun	playing	chess.	Beginning,	intermedi-
    Seating at library programs is limited. Seating is              ate	and	advanced	players	are	welcome.	Bring	
    available on a first-come, first-served basis unless
                                                                    your	own	set	or	use	one	of	ours.

                                                                                                                                           Photo credit: OHSU Historical Collections & Archive
    otherwise noted.
                                                                    Saturday        July 5                     10:30–11:30 a.m.
                                                                    Saturday        July 12                    10:30–11:30 a.m.
                                                                    Saturday        July 19                    10:30–11:30 a.m.
                                                                    Saturday        July 26                    10:30–11:30 a.m.
                                                                    North Portland Library

                                                                Summer Reading
                                                                    Summer	Reading	events	are	happening	all	
                                                                    summer	long,	at	every	neighborhood	library.	
                                                                    Below	are	just	a	few.	For	more	programs,	visit	
                                                                    Event	Finder	at,	or	
Summer Teen Writing Contest                                         pick	up	a	flyer	at	your	library.                                                                                             Dr. Mary A. Thompson
    Multnomah	County	teens	aged	12-18	are		
                                                                Pirate Maps
    invited	to	participate	in	a	writing	contest,	
    with	gift	cards	from	Powell’s	Books	as	prizes.	
                                                                   Create	pirate	maps	with	artist	Sarah	Ferguson.
                                                                    Tuesday       July 15                      2–4 p.m.
                                                                                                                                  Changing the Face of Medicine
    $75	gift	cards	will	be	awarded	for	the	following:	              Rockwood Library                                                  Through	Aug.	1,	the	Collins	Gallery	will	display	
    •Best prose entry, grades 6–8                                                                                                     Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating
    •Best poetry entry, grades 6–8                              A Bug’s Eye View: Stories About Bugs                                  America’s Women Physicians.	Read	about	the	
    •Best prose entry, grades 9–12                                 Courtney	Campbell,	from	the	television	                            exhibit	on	page	7.	Events	related	to	the	exhibit	
    •Best poetry entry, grades 9–12
                                                                   series	Mustard Pancakes,	presents	a	highly	                        are	below.
    Runners	up	in	each	of	these	categories	will	                   interactive	program	of	songs	and	stories.	
    receive	a	$25	gift	card.	Judges	include	the	                                                                                      Opening reception
                                                                    Thursday          July 17                  2–3 p.m.
    Hollywood	Library	Teen	Council	and	local	                       Capitol Hill Library                                              Please	join	us	for	the	exhibit	and	light		
    young	adult	novelist	Blake	Nelson,	author	                                                                                        refreshments.
    of	Girl, The New Rules of High School	and	                      Tuesday       July 29                      noon–1 p.m.
                                                                    Sellwood-Moreland Library                                         Wednesday        June 18                                                           6–7:30 p.m.
    Paranoid Park.	Submissions	are	due	July	31.	                                                                                      Central Library, Collins Gallery
    For	submission	requirements	and	more	infor-                     Wednesday      August 20                   6:30–7:30 p.m.
    mation,	visit	or	ask	                   Fairview-Columbia Library                                     Keynote Lecture: A Brief History of Women
    at	your	library.		                                                                                                            in Medicine
                                                                The Silly Nilly Show                                                 Sima	Desai,	associate	professor	of	medicine	in	
    Made possible by The Library Foundation.
                                                                   Help	cheer	up	Moosler	with	singing,	joking	                       the	Division	of	Hospital	Medicine	at	Oregon	
                                                                   and	dancing.	Presented	by	Penny’s	Puppets.                        Health	Sciences	University,	highlights	the	
Screen Print a Tee Shirt or                                         Wednesday
                                                                    Gresham Library
                                                                                   July 23                     1–2 p.m.              challenges	and	successes	of	both	the	women	
Banner                                                          Buggy Bookmarks
                                                                                                                                     and	the	institutions	that	made	a	difference	for	
                                                                                                                                     and	in	medicine.	
    Screen	print	one	of	our	designs	then	embel-                                                                                       Saturday       June 21           7–8 p.m.
                                                                   Create	a	buggy	bookmark	to	mark	the	page	in	
    lish	it	to	make	it	unique.	Shirts	and	banner	                                                                                     Oregon Health & Science University Auditorium
                                                                   your	favorite	book	with	artist	Shanon	Schollian.
    fabric	provided	(or	bring	your	own	100	
                                                                    Thursday       July 24                     1:30–3:30 p.m.     Careers in Medicine Panel Discussion
    percent	cotton	shirt).                                          Fairview-Columbia Library
    Wednesday         July 2                4–6 p.m.                                                                                 Panelists	include	Kim-Chi	Vu,	M.D.,	a	plastic	
    Holgate Library                                                 Tuesday       August 5                     2–4 p.m.              surgeon;	Flora	Fazeli,	M.D.,	a	gerontologist	for	
    Registration required; register online, in the library or       Rockwood Library                                                 Kaiser	Permanente;		April	Sweeny,	M.D.,	a	psy-
    by calling 503.988.5234.                                                                                                         chiatric	resident	at	Oregon	Health	&	Science	
                                                                    Tuesday        August 12                   3–5 p.m.
                                                                    Northwest Library                                                University;	and	Stephanie	J.	Murphy,	V.M.D.,	
    Saturday        July 5                     3–5 p.m.
    Midland Library                                                                                                                  Ph.D.,	associate	professor	in	the	Anesthesiol-
    Wednesday     July 9                       2–4 p.m.         Autobiographical Comics                                              ogy	and	Peri-Operative	Medicine	Department	
                                                                                                                                     (APOM)	at	Oregon	Health	&	Science	University	
    Sellwood-Moreland Library                                       You	be	the	superhero	—	an	instructor	from	                       and	director	of	the	APOM	Core	Animal	Labora-
    Saturday       July 12                     3–5 p.m.             the	IPRC	(that’s	Independent	Publishing	Re-                      tories.	
    Northwest Library                                               source	Center)	will	show	you	how.	For	teens.                      Saturday         July 12                                                           2–3:30 p.m.
                                                                    Registration required; register online, in the library or         Central Library, U.S. Bank Room
    Wednesday     August 6                     2–4 p.m.
    Rockwood Library                                                by calling 503.988.5234.
                                                                                                                                  Esther Clayson Pohl Lovejoy, M.D.: Changing
    Tuesday         August 19                  3:30–5:30 p.m.       Wednesday       July 9                     4–6 p.m.           the Face of Medicine in Oregon and Across
    Belmont Library                                                 Holgate Library                                               the World
    Made possible by The Library Foundation.
                                                                    Tuesday        August 5                    4–5 p.m.              Kimberly	Jensen,	professor	of	history	at	West-
                                                                    Gregory Heights Library                                          ern	Oregon	University,	traces	Esther	Clayson	
                                                                                                                                     Pohl	Lovejoy’s	accomplishments	from	her	
                                                                    Wednesday      August 6                    1:30–3:30 p.m.
                                                                    Woodstock Library                                                medical	service	in	World	War	I	to	directing	and	
                                                                                                                                     expanding	the	American	Women’s	Hospitals,	
                                                                    Saturday            August 16              2–4 p.m.              an	international	medical	relief	service	for	civil-
                                                                    Albina Library
                                                                                                                                     ians	and	refugees.
                                                                    Made possible by The Library Foundation.
                                                                                                                                      Tuesday        July 22           6:30–8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                      U.S. Bank Room, Central Library	
                                                                                                                                                                              July | August | September 2008

Related exhibit: The Changing Face of
Medicine                                                                              Educator Workshops
   Explore	photographs	and	biographical	                                                 School	Corps’	mission	is	to	connect	students	
   sketches	of	women	doctors	of	medicine	who	
   graduated	from	PSU.		
                                                                                         and	educators	with	library	resources.
                                                                                         For	more	information	about	these	workshops	                      Storytimes
   Through August 1                                                                      and	other	School	Corps	services,	visit	www.                      The library offers storytimes — stories,
   Portland State University Library (1875 S.W. Park Ave.)                     
   Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women                                                                                             songs and movement activities — at
   Physicians was developed by the Exhibition Program of the His-
   tory of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine in                   Gotta Read This! New Books to Connect
                                                                                                                                                          every neighborhood library!
   collaboration with the American Library Association Public Pro-                    with Your Curriculum
   grams Office. The traveling exhibition has been made possible
   by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes                       Tired	of	using	the	same	books	with	your	                         Storytimes are for babies, toddlers, pre-
   of Health Office of Research on Women’s Health. The American                          classes	every	year?	Come	to	this	workshop	                       schoolers and the whole family. Visit
   Medical Women’s Association provided additional support.
                                                                                         for	Multnomah	County	K–12	educators	to	
                                                                                         learn	about	new	books	you	might	use	in	your	           
                                                                                         language	arts,	social	studies,	math,	science	
                                                                                         and	arts	classes.	You’ll	receive	a	notebook	
                                                                                         with	the	booktalks,	and	copies	of	the	books	
                                                                                         will	be	available	for	you	to	borrow	after	the	
                                                                                         For K-5th grade educators:
                                                                                         Thursday        August 7                   2–4 p.m.
                                                        Photo credit: Taizz Medalia

                                                                                         Midland Library
                                                                                         Tuesday          August 12                 2–4 p.m.
                                                                                         Central Library, U.S. Bank Room

                                                                                         For 6th-12th grade educators:
                                                                                         Wednesday        August 6                  2–4 p.m.
                                                                                         Central Library, U.S. Bank Room
        Steve Cheseborough                                                            Novel-ties: New Fiction for Lit Circles
                                                                                         Do	you	lead	book	discussion	groups	or		                          Computer classes
The History and Mystery of                                                               literature	circles	for	fourth	to	eighth	grade	
                                                                                         students?	Come	to	this	workshop	to	learn	                        Take a FREE computer class at the
the Blues                                                                                about	hot,	new,	discussable	fiction.	We’ll		                     library! Learn about e-mail, web
   Local	bluesman	Steve	Cheseborough	plays	                                              provide	copies	of	the	featured	books	for	you	
                                                                                         to	borrow	after	the	event.	                                      searching, word processing,
   and	talks	blues	with	equal	mastery.		In	this	
   class,	Steve	will	present	a	live	performance,	                                        Wednesday          August 13            2–4 p.m.                 spreadsheets and more.Visit
                                                                                         North Portland Library
   lecture,	old	recordings,	readings	and	discus-                                                                                                 or pick up
                                                                                         Registration for all workshops required; register
   sion.	The	focus	is	on	the	1900s-1930s,	when	                                          by Aug. 1 online (
   the	music	developed	and	emerged	from	                                                 or by contacting School Corps at
                                                                                                                                                          a Free	Classes	@yourlibrary brochure.
   sharecroppers’	shacks	and	country	jukes	to	                                  or 503.988.6004.
   become	the	dominant	sound	of	the	world’s	
   popular	music.
   Sunday           July 13                    2–4 p.m.
                                                                                      Nicole Mones
   St. Johns Library                                                                     Read	The Last Chinese Chef,	then	discuss	
                                                                                         the	book	with	author	Nicole	Mones	at	one	of	
   Wednesday            July 16                5:30–7:30 p.m.
   Albina Library
                                                                                         these	Pageturners	book	groups:
                                                                                         Tuesday           September 9              6:30–7:30 p.m.
   Wednesday       August 20                   5:45–7:45 p.m.                            Hillsdale Library
   Belmont Library
   Made possible by The Library Foundation.                                              Wednesday       September 10               6:30–7:45 p.m.
                                                                                         Belmont Library

Central Library Block Party                                                              Tuesday       September 16
                                                                                         Sellwood-Moreland Library
                                                                                                                                    6:30–7:30 p.m.

   Come	on	down	to	Taylor	Street	for	a	fun		
   afternoon	of	outdoor	stuff,	including	balloons,	                                      Wednesday       September 17               1–2:15 p.m.           Pageturners
                                                                                         Midland Library
   face	painting,	crafts,	Summer	Reading	goodies,	                                                                                                        Join a book discussion group at
   and	Captain	Bogg	&	Salty’s	Pirate	Band!                                               Wednesday      September 17                6:30–7:45 p.m.
                                                                                         Woodstock Library                                                your library! Pageturners meet monthly
   Saturday          August 2        noon–4 p.m.
   S.W. Taylor St., between 10th and 11th avenues                                        Friday        September 19                 10–11 a.m.            at all libraries.
                                                                                         Rockwood Library
                                                                                         Four	more	discussions	are	scheduled	in	Octo-
                                                                                         ber.	Get	details	at                    for the current calendar and title list.
                                                                                         mones.html.	Read	more	about	the	book	and	                        Pageturners is sponsored by the Friends
                                                                                         author	on	page	7.
                                                                                         Pageturners book groups and Nicole Mones’ visits are sponsored
                                                                                                                                                          of the Library.
                                                                                         by the Friends of the Library.

                                                                                                                                      July | August | September 2008

                           Libraries are passion of new web coordinator
                           	 In	fifth	grade,	I	volunteered	in	my	school	library.	I	loved	   etcetera.	Now,	all	this,	and	more,	is	expected!	Our	new	
                           checking	books	in	and	out	to	other	students.	It	was	truly	       challenge	is	to	continue	to	add	more	services	and	content	
                           exciting	when	I	was	allowed	to	reshelve	books	that	had	          to	keep	up	with	the	expanding	needs	and	expectations	of	
                           been	returned!	I	derive	a	lot	of	satisfaction	from	putting	      library	users.	
                           things	in	order.	                                                	 The	library’s	website	offers	many	great	features,	includ-
                           	 An	avid	reader	at	the	age	of	15,	I	volunteered	at	my	          ing	downloadable	books	on	MP3,	downloadable	movies,	a	
                           local	library	every	Tuesday	night,	until	they	hired	me	as	a	     Spanish	website,	hundreds	of	booklists	created	by	knowl-
                           page.		I	continued	to	work	and	volun-                                                edgeable	librarians,	Branches	and	
                           teer	at	that	library	for	many	years,	as	a	                                           Byways	(local	shopping,	restaurant,	
                           clerk,	lab	assistant,	reference	librarian,	                                          and	activity	suggestions)	and	perhaps	
                           website	developer,	and	treasurer	of	                                                 most	noteworthy:	tools	for	searching	
                           the	Friends	of	the	Library	group.	                                                   magazines,	photographs,	health	jour-
                           	 I	received	a	math/computer	systems	degree	from	Grove	                              nals	and	much	more!	
                           City	College,	Pennsylvania,	then	attended	library	school	at	     	 In	the	future,	watch	for	several	new	blogs,	written	by	
Arlene Keller              the	University	of	Pittsburgh.	 I	became	a	reference	librar-      librarians,	that	highlight	book	and	resource	recommenda-
Web Services Coordinator   ian	at	the	Carnegie	Library	of	Pittsburgh,	later	joining	the	    tions.		Also,	the	library	will	replace	the	current	Event	Finder	
                           information	technology	team	and	ultimately	managing	that	        with	a	more	user-friendly	and	feature-rich	calendar.		We	will	
                           library’s	web	applications.	In	August	2007,	I	was	hired	to	      offer	more	RSS	feeds,	too.	
                           coordinate	web	services	at	Multnomah	County	Library.	            	 I	enjoy	going	to	a	job	that	helps	to	improve	people’s	
                           	 When	I	tell	people	where	I	work,	they	almost	always	           lives.		The	website	probably	reaches	more	people	than	any	
                           say	“I	LOVE	that	library.”		They	go	on	to	tell	me	about	         other	single	entity	within	the	library	on	any	given	day.		And	
                           the	books	and	DVDs	they	check	out	and	the	programs	              personally,	libraries	are	my	passion.		I’ve	been	able	to	find	
                           they	attend.	People	are	USING	the	library	in	Multnomah	          other	worlds	—	full	of	wonderful	things	—	in	books.	I	was	
                           County;	it’s	not	just	a	memory	from	their	childhood.		           fortunate	enough	to	receive	a	good	education,	but	it	would	
                           	 Libraries	have	had	web	presences	longer	than	many	             have	been	lesser	without	a	great	public	library.		I	believe	
                           other	organizations.		They	put	their	inventory	online	before	    that	the	library	is	a	guardian	of	democracy	and	the	public	
                           the	advent	of	e-commerce	—	when	it	was	not	expected.	            university.	Without	libraries,	the	divide	between	those	that	
                           Then	they	added	magazine	articles,	movies,	books	on	MP3,	        have	a	lot	and	those	that	have	little	would	be	much	wider.	

                           Entire school district signs up for Summer Reading                                         (continued from page 1)

                           and	their	families	have	come	from	Mexico,	China,	Burma,	
                                                                                                         A special thanks to the more than 80 local businesses
                           Russian-speaking	countries,	and	Somalia.	Many	may	have	
                                                                                                          who helped make Summer Reading 2008 possible!
                           had	limited	access	to	public	libraries	in	their	native	coun-
                           tries	and	may	not	be	aware	of	the	services	available	to	
                           	   “We	hope	that	in	addition	to	bolstering	students’	read-            Portland Parks & Recreation • North Clackamas Aquatic Park
                                                                                               HOTLIPS Pizza • Mt. Hood Lanes • Portland Youth Philharmonic • TY
                           ing	skills,	we	can	open	a	door	for	some	new	members	of	
                           our	community	to	connect	with	the	resources	of	their	                AMF Pro 300 Lanes                     Laserport Laser Tag Arena
                           public	library,”	says	O’Dell.                                        Azumano Travel                        Lloyd Center Ice Rink
                                                                                                Ben and Jerry’s                       Mio Gelato
                           	 This	year,	about	60,000	Multnomah	County	kids	will	                Dark Horse Comics                     Mt. Hood Aquatic Center
                           participate	in	Summer	Reading,	maintaining	their	reading	            Family Fun Center &                   New Seasons Market
                           skills	while	school	is	out	and	returning	to	the	classroom	           Bullwinkle’s Restaurant               Oaks Park
                                                                                                Finnegan’s Toys & Gifts               Oregon Children’s Theatre
                           better	prepared	to	learn	in	the	fall.	
                                                                                                Grand Central Bakery                  Oregon Coast Aquarium
                           	   If	signing	kids	up	by	the	school	district	proves	success-        Gresham Skate World                   Oregon Zoo
                           ful,	the	library	will	expand	the	project	in	2009.                    Gymboree Play & Music                 Papa’s Pizza Parlor
                                                                                                Kohl’s                                Portland Children’s Museum
                           	 For	more	Summer	Reading	information	and	resources,	                Lamb’s Markets                        Wunderland
                                                                                                                                                                                            July | August | September 2008

                                                      Exhibit honors women in medicine
                                                                                                                         costs	of	illness	and	the	low	numbers	of	women	and	minori-
                                                                                                                         ties	entering	medical	school	and	practice.”
                                                                                                                         		 Some	of	the	early	physicians	featured	in	the	exhibit	are	
                                                                                                                         Matilda	Evans,	the	first	African	American	physician	to	be	li-
                                                                                                                         censed	in	South	Carolina;		Antonia	Novello,	the	first	woman	
                                                                                                                         surgeon	general	of	the	United	States;	and	Catherine	DeAn-
                                                                                                                         gelis,	the	first	woman	to	be	appointed	editor	of	the	Journal
                                                                                                                         of the American Medical Association.
                                                                                                                         		 Materials	from	the	Historical	Collections	&	Archives	of	
                                                                                                                         Oregon	Health	&	Science	University	augment	the	exhibit,	
Photo credit: OHSU Historical Collections & Archive

                                                                                                                         helping	showcase	the	lives	and	practices	of	Oregon’s	
                                                                                                                         women	physicians.                                                     Use RSS feeds to keep
                                                                                                                                                                                               up with the latest
                                                                                                                         		 Interactive	kiosks	traveling	with	the	exhibit	offer	ac-            books, CDs, DVDs, audio-
                                                                                                                         cess	to	two	important	resources.	The	first	is	the	NLM’s	              books and more as they
                                                                                                                         Local	Legends	website	(,	                are added to the library’s
                                                                                                                                                                                               collection. Visit www.
                                                                                                                         which	features	outstanding	women	from	every	state,	in-
                                                                                                                         cluding	Oregon’s	Dr.	Nancy	S.	Boutin,	a	radiation-oncologist	         html to begin using RSS
                                                                                                                         and	chair	of	the	Cancer	Committee	at	Salem	Hospital.	The	             feeds today.
                                                                                                                         second	is	the	NLM	exhibit	website,
                                                      An 1898 graduate of the Women’s Medical College of Kansas          changingthefaceofmedicine,	which	offers	resources	for	
                                                      City, Mo., Dr. Amelia Ziegler practiced in Portland from 1898      those	considering	medicine	as	a	career;	lesson	plans	for	
                                                      until her retirement in 1948. Ziegler and other pioneers helped    classroom	activities;	and	learning	modules	that	bring	sci-
                                                      pave the road for women in medicine.
                                                                                                                         ence	and	medicine	to	life.	If	a	woman	physician	has	in-
                                                                                                                         spired	you,	you	can	also	share	your	story	on	this	site.
                                                      		 The	Central	Library	Collins	Gallery	hosts	Changing the
                                                      Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physi-               		 The	Collins	Gallery,	located	on	the	third	floor	of	Cen-
                                                      cians	through	Aug.	1.	This	traveling	exhibit	tells	the	life	sto-   tral	Library,	is	free	and	open	to	the	public	during	the	hours	
                                                      ries	of	extraordinary	women	from	around	the	country	who	           Central	Library	is	open.	(See	back	page	for	library	hours.)	
                                                      struggled	to	access	medical	education	and	employment	              		 Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s
                                                      during	the	last	200	years.		The	exhibit	features	the	broad	        Women Physicians	was	developed	by	the	Exhibition		
                                                      range	of	medical	specialties	women	are	involved	in	today.	         Program	of	the	History	of	Medicine	Division	of	the	National	
                                                                                                                                                                                               Sign up
                                                                                                                         Library	of	Medicine	in	collaboration	with	the	American	
                                                      		 “Women	have	brought	fresh	perspectives	to	the	medi-                                                                                   for the library’s
                                                                                                                         Library	Association	Public	Programs	Office.		The	traveling	
                                                      cal	profession,”	said	Donald	A.B.	Lindberg,	M.D.,	director	                                                                              e-newsletter
                                                      of	the	National	Library	of	Medicine,	which	organized	the	          exhibition	has	been	made	possible	by	the	National	Library	
                                                                                                                                                                                               Keep up with what’s
                                                      exhibition	with	the	American	Library	Association.	“They	           of	Medicine	and	the	National	Institutes	of	Health	Office	
                                                                                                                                                                                               new at the library by
                                                      have	turned	the	spotlight	on	issues	that	had	previously	           of	Research	on	Women’s	Health.		The	American	Medical	                 subscribing to the library’s
                                                      received	little	attention,	such	as	the	social	and	economic	        Women’s	Association	provided	additional	support.                      e-newsletter. Funded by
                                                                                                                                                                                               The Library Foundation,
                                                                                                                                                                                               the monthly e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                                               provides links to the
                                                      Nicole Mones to discuss The Last Chinese Chef                                                                                            latest library news,
                                                                                                                                                                                               events and resources.
                                                                                                                                                                                               To subscribe, visit the
                                                                                				Portland	author	Nicole	Mones	        she	learns	of	a	paternity	claim	against	her	late	husband’s	
                                                                                                                                                                                               library’s home page
                                                                                will	discuss	her	latest	novel,	The       estate.	With	a	rising	Chinese	culinary	star	as	her	guide,	she	        (
                                                                                Last Chinese Chef,	at	10	Pageturn-       is	drawn	into	a	world	of	food	rooted	in	centuries	of	his-             and click “Sign up for
                                                                                ers	book	groups	this	fall.	Her	visit	    tory	and	philosophy.		As	she	is	transformed	by	the	cuisine,	          library e-news” under
                                                                                                                                                                                               News & Events.
                                                                                is	sponsored	by	the	Friends	of	the	      Maggie	unties	the	knots	of	her	husband’s	past,	discovering	
                                                                                Library.                                 more	than	she	anticipated	about	him	and	about	herself.	
                                                                           				The Last Chinese Chef	was	a	              	 Mones	ran	a	textile	business	in	China	for	18	years	
                                                                           finalist	for	the	Kiriyama	Prize,	a	           before	she	turned	to	writing	about	that	country.	She	is	
                                                                           Chinese	Cuisine	Finalist	for	the	             also	the	author	of	Lost in Translation	and	A Cup of Light.	
                                                                           Gourmand	World	Cookbook	Award,	               She	has	written	about	Chinese	food	for	Gourmet	maga-
                                                                           and	the	first	work	of	fiction	ever	           zine	since	1999,	covering	food	scenes	in	cities	like	Beijing,	
                                                      excerpted	by	Gourmet	magazine.		                                   Shanghai,	Yunnan	Province	and	the	San	Gabriel	Valley	east	
                                                      		 The	book	tells	the	story	of	Maggie	McElroy,	a	recently	         of	Los	Angeles.
                                                      widowed	American	food	writer,	who	goes	to	Beijing	when	            	   See	page	5	for	times,	dates	and	locations	of	Mones’	visits.	
Albina Library                        Holgate Library                         Woodstock Library
  3605 N.E. 15th Ave.                    7905 S.E. Holgate Blvd.                 6008 S.E. 49th Ave.
  Portland, OR 97212                     Portland, OR 97206                      Portland, OR 97206
  503.988.5362                           503.988.5389                            503.988.5399
         Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                    Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                     Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                 Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.
    Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.               Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
         Sun. noon–5 p.m.                        Sun. noon–5 p.m.                        Sun. noon–5 p.m.
Belmont Library                       Hollywood Library                       Library Outreach Services
  1038 S.E. 39th Ave.                    4040 N.E. Tillamook St.                 503.988.5404
                                                                                                                            •   Summer reading for kids & adults
  Portland, OR 97214                     Portland, OR 97212                        Mon.–Fri. 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
  503.988.5382                           503.988.5391                                                                       •   Elections & voting resources
         Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.              Mon. & Tue. 10 a.m.–8 p.m.          Library Administration
  Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                  Wed.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.              205 N.E. Russell St.                       •   Exhibit honors women in medicine
    Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                    Sun. noon–5 p.m.                 Portland, OR 97212
          Sun. noon–5 p.m.                                                       503.988.5402
                                      Midland Library                                                                       •   Meet the web services coordinator
Capitol Hill Library                                                               Mon.–Fri. 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
                                         805 S.E. 122nd Ave.
  10723 S.W. Capitol Hwy.                Portland, OR 97233                   The Title Wave Used Bookstore                 •   Manage your account online
  Portland, OR 97219                     503.988.5392                            216 N.E. Knott St.
  503.988.5385                            Mon. & Tue. 10 a.m.–8 p.m.             Portland, OR 97212                         •   Book discussions with Nicole Mones
         Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.               Wed.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.              503.988.5021
  Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                        Sun. noon–5 p.m.
    Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                       Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
         Sun. noon–5 p.m.             North Portland Library
                                         512 N. Killingsworth St.
Central Library                          Portland, OR 97217                   Library website                               Upcoming holiday closures
  801 S.W. 10th Ave.                     503.988.5394                                            Closures apply to all Multnomah County libraries,     Title Wave Used Bookstore will also be closed
  Portland, OR 97205                            Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                         Library Administration and The Title Wave Used        on Saturday, July 5.
  503.988.5123                           Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                                                            Bookstore, unless otherwise noted.
         Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.               Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                                                                               Labor Day
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    Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                     503.988.5342
                                                                                                                            All locations will be closed on Friday, July 4. The
         Sun. noon–5 p.m.             Northwest Library
                                         2300 N.W. Thurman St.
Fairview-Columbia Library                Portland, OR 97210
  1520 N.E. Village St.
                                                                              Reference Line
  Fairview, OR 97024                                                             503.988.5234
                                                Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  503.988.5655                           Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.
         Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.               Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                       Sun. noon–5 p.m.              TTY
     Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                    (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf)
          Sun. noon–5 p.m.            Rockwood Library                           503.988.5246
                                         17917 S.E. Stark St.
Gregory Heights Library                  Portland, OR 97233
  7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.                  503.988.5396
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   205 N.E. Russell St.

  Portland, OR 97213                                                          Visit the library on TriMet
                                                Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  503.988.5386                           Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                 All Multnomah County Library
         Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.               Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.              locations are accessible by TriMet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Portland OR 97212-3796

  Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.                       Sun. noon–5 p.m.                 public transportation. The library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Multnomah County Library

    Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                     encourages you to plan your library
         Sun. noon–5 p.m.             Sellwood-Moreland Library                  trip with TriMet. Visit www.trimet.
                                         7860 S.E. 13th Ave.                     org or call 503.238.RIDE (7433).
Gresham Library                          Portland, OR 97202
  385 N.W. Miller Ave.                   503.988.5398
  Gresham, OR 97030                             Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  503.988.5387                           Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.
   Mon. & Tue. 10 a.m.–8 p.m.              Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Wed.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.                     Sun. noon–5 p.m.
         Sun. noon–5 p.m.
                                      St. Johns Library
Hillsdale Library                        7510 N. Charleston Ave.
  1525 S.W. Sunset Blvd.                 Portland, OR 97203
  Portland, OR 97239                     503.988.5397
  503.988.5388                                  Mon. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
   Mon. & Tue. 10 a.m.–8 p.m.            Tue. & Wed. noon–8 p.m.
    Wed.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.               Thu.–Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
         Sun. noon–5 p.m.                       Sun. noon–5 p.m.

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