Fines for the Food Bank
As part of National Library Week, North Plains Public Library will be donating all fines collected from April 14 – 19 to the Oregon Food Bank.
If you’ve been meaning to pay off your library account, break into that piggy bank and support a great cause!
Children ages 0-6 are invited to participate every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the children’s section of the Library.
-April 23 Storytime with Youth Librarian Jackie: Ducks
-April 30 Storytime with Youth Librarian Jackie: Pigs
-May 7 Storytime with Miss Marion: Mothers
-May 14 Storytime with Children’s Librarian Kay: Hats
Dr. Seuss Raffle Basket
Enter to win this amazing basket of Dr. Seuss treasurers! Throughout the month of April, raffle tickets will be sold at the Library checkout desk – $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.
The drawing for a winner will be held on the last day of the month. This fundraiser has been organized by The Friends of the North Plains Public Library, and all proceeds will go to benefit the Library.
Earn a Donation for the Library through Fred Meyer
Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give.
Here’s how the program works:
- Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Friends of the North Plains Public Library. You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number, 86408. Start here: www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards
- Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping the Friends of the North Plains Public Library earn a donation!
- You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today.
- If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store.
- For more information, please visit www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards.
Library Board Meeting
The April and May meetings of the Library Board are CANCELLED.
The next meeting will be held June 18th. at 7:30 p.m. at the Library.
The public is welcome to attend and the agenda will be available a week prior to the meeting.
Library Board Vacancy
There currently are 2 positions open on the Library Board. These are volunteers positions. The requirements are:
1. an interest in the North Plains Public Library and
2. residence within the City of North Plains
If you are interested in supporting your Library click here to download an application.
The April quilt on display above the circulation desk was created by Marci Yoder of The Westside Quilters Guild and is titled “My Favorite Bluebird”.
Library Book Club
Sweet Thunder by Ivan Doig will be discussed on Wednesday, April 30 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Library.
In the winter of 1920, Morrie Morgan finds himself back in Butte, Montana, with his bride, Grace. A mansion left to him by a former boss turns out to be a money pit, and the miners in town are struggling with the ruthless Anaconda Copper Mining Company. These two dilemmas launch Morrie into his new career with the fledgling Thunder newspaper where he enlists his encyclopedic knowledge to write hilariously scathing editorials against Anaconda.
New members are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Artwork on Exhibit
Support Our Library with Every Amazon Purchase You Make
Did you know that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the Friends of the North Plains Public Library?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Library every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same low prices, selection, and shopping experience as at amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Friends.
Sign up today, and make your choice be the Friends of the North Plains Public Library. Here’s how…
- Click on the Get Started Button in the Amazon Smile icon image.
- Log in with your name and password.
- Select the Friends of the North Plains Public Library as your designated charity.
- Start shopping!
Regal Movie Theater Donation
We wish to thank them publicly for this generous donation by promoting their special Spider-Man 2 Event the weekend of May 2nd. This event will coincide with the opening of the new movie, Spider-Man 2.
The Regal Movies on TV Stadium 16 is located at 2929 SW 234th Ave. in Hillsboro. For tickets or more information, you can call them at 503.259.9226.
Members of the Friends of the Library are collecting donations of small-bubble-sized bubble-wrap. Please bring your clean bubble-wrap donations (no tape attached to it) to the Jessie Mays
Community Hall and put it through the slot to the right of the door to the annex.
Many Thanks to North Plains RV and Self Storage
We applaud the corporate support shown by owner Jeff Jensen and manager of operations, John Eisenbarth.