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625 NE 4th Avenue
Camas, Washington 98607
360.834.4692

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New features will be rolling out over the next few weeks, stay tuned. FVRL cardholders may now come in to get a new Camas Library card and enjoy services, including digital resources, from both Libraries! 

New Automatic Telephone System: (360) 817-7825

For questions call us at (360) 834-4692 or email library@cityofcamas.us

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UPCOMING EVENTS:  

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Jan 23   US History: What Every American Needs to Know Series- Learn about and discuss the most important people, events, and places in our country's history. Presented by local retired history teacher John Griffin. Upcoming dates Jan 30, Feb 6, 20, 27, Mar 20, 27 from 12 - 1:30 pm
Jan 24   Book 2 Art Club: Read the books & create art inspired by the book 6:30 - 8 pm. January's title is Nothing Daunted by Dorothy Wickenden.
Jan 26   Needle Felted Birds: Sign up to create these cute crafts at 1 pm, adults & teens welcome. 
Jan 29   Teen Make Me: A drop-in crafting time for 6th-12th graders from 4 - 5:30 pm
Jan 30   Great Decisions 2019: A monthly grass-roots foreign policy group, held on the last Wednesday of the month from 1:30-3:30 pm.
Jan 30   US History: What Every American Needs to Know Series- Learn about and discuss the most important people, events, and places in our country's history. Presented by local retired history teacher John Griffin. Upcoming dates Feb 6, 20, 27, Mar 20, 27 from 12 - 1:30 pm
Feb 1   Teen Overnight Movie Marathon: Vote for and watch movies all night long! Begins at 5 PM (doors open 4:30), ends Saturday at 8 AM. Sign up required & permission slips needed. Slip turn in by Jan 29th. 
Feb 6   US History: What Every American Needs to Know Series- Learn about and discuss the most important people, events, and places in our country's history. Presented by local retired history teacher John Griffin. Upcoming dates Feb 20, 27, Mar 20, 27 from 12 - 1:30 pm
Feb 6   Teen Zine: Join us in the Teen Room for zine, comic, and other paper projects (with snacks!) on the first Wednesday of every month from 4 - 5:30 pm.
Feb 6   Page Turners: Open to 4th - 6th graders (and their adult). Sign out a copy of the book, read and join us for the monthly meeting every 1st Wednesday of the month through May. Join us at 6:30 each month for an activity & snack
Feb 8   Board Game Night: A monthly Friday night opportunity for adults to socialize and play games together from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Games provided or bring your own. 
Feb 9   Bee Club: A place to discuss beekeeping techniques, philosophy, activism, and more. Held on the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.
Feb 9   Let It Not Happen Again- Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion: Presented by Clarence Moriwaki, you will learn more about what led to the incarcaration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Presented by Humanities Washington. 3 pm.
Feb 13   Story Explorers Book Club: Open to 2nd-3rd graders (and their adult). Sign out a copy of the book, read and join us for the monthly meeting every 2nd Wednesday of the month through May. Join us at 6:30 each month for an activity & snack.
Feb 15   Oreo Cookie Challenge: Can you guess the flavor? For 6th through 12th grade at 4 pm.
Feb 20   Club K3: Join us for S.T.E.A.M activities month at 3 pm.
Feb 21   LEGO Club: Challenges & free play every month for all ages on the third Thursday of the month at 4 pm.
Feb 21   Forever Young Book Group: For adults who love to read young adult books! Meeting from 6-7:30 pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
Feb 23   Vegan Meet Up: Meet other local vegans and share tips, ideas, and recipes. Vegan snacks provided. 11:30 am.
Feb 23   All Ages Book Swap: Trade your used books with others and take home as many items as you bring 3 -5 pm.
Feb 25   Leap Into Science Balance Workshop: Preschoolers and their adults will explore science through hands-on activites & children's books. Sign up required. 10:30 am.
Feb 28   Book 2 Art Junior: Join us for our much-loved Book 2 Art club, now for kids in 6-8th grade and their adults. Read the book, make some art & meet to discuss and share at 6:30 pm. February's book is The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
  Weekly
  Crochet Club: For all ages, elementary-aged children please attend with an adult. Meets every Thursday from 3:30 - 5 pm in the Teen Room.
  Storytimes: Join us every weekday for storytimes in the library! See our storytime list for times. 
  English Conversation Group: A casual gathering of ESL speakers. 12:30-2pm every Tuesday. 
    Second Story Gallery
   

"The World Is Full of Beauty and Love" Dec. 7-Jan. 26, Second Story Gallery, upstairs in the Camas Public Library. Local artist Jennifer Neal presents bold paintings of deceptively simple subjects, her way of exploring the differences between beauty and brutality. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 7, a special time arranged to precede the Hometown Holidays festivities that evening in Camas. The two-month show will continue to be on display during regular library hours,10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 360-834-4532  www.secondstorygallery.net.

Many of our programs are generously sponsored in part by The Friends and Foundation of the Camas Library (FFCL).

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