Plus, Black History Month, eviction protection and tax help
Plus, Black History Month, eviction protection and tax help
February 2021
Ross Gay, author of Everybody Reads book The Book of Delights, link to Everybody Reads
In The Book of Delights, Ross Gay contemplates many things that bring him delight, from poetry readings to pickup basketball games. Read the book and join us for Everybody Reads 2021. Enjoy an evening with the author and more online events. Made possible by The Library Foundation with the author appearance made possible by Literary Arts.
Read with us
Banner for Black History Month, link to events for Black History Month
The national theme for Black History Month 2021 is The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. The Black Cultural Library Advocates have assembled a celebration that features topics from Afrofuturism to house music, local issues to living well. Enjoy discussions, film screenings, storytelling and more.
Join us
Apartment buildings, link to form to protect against eviction
To be protected from eviction for nonpayment, Oregon renters must fill out a form and give it to their landlords. Get the form in several languages at any library — no appointment needed — or download it.
Get the form

Resources & events 

Free tax help
Forms and assistance

Renée Watson on books
Poetry for hope and healing

Liz Crain’s secret ingredient
Cookbook author talks about her library connection

Learning paths for sought-after job skills
From library staff on Lynda.com

Teen Summer Reading Art Contest
Deadline: March 5

All events & classes
Current schedule