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Volume 12, Issue 4
April 2014

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Library News and Events
By Dawn Anderson

Bil Lepp

Art of the Story: A Family Storytelling Festival

There are many exciting performers for this year’s WCCLS Tenth Annual Storytelling Festival, April 5-12. For a full schedule of countywide activities, pick up a brochure at the library or visit the WCCLS website at

“Bright Ideas Gone Bad” will be performed by Bil Lepp at the Cedar Mill Library at 7 pm on Friday, April 11. It seemed like a good idea at the time, and then...Bil Lepp is a professional storyteller who tells family friendly, humorous tall-tales that delight audiences young and old all across the country. Event is free and suitable for age six and up.

Jacqueline Brown with winning piece.

Teen Art Contest Winner

Congratulations to Cedar Mill resident Jacqueline Brown, a ninth-grader at Sunset High School, the grand prize winner this year with her unique and electrifying interpretation of the teen theme, “Spark a Reaction.” Jacqueline's design will appear on all countywide Teen Summer Reading publicity materials.

Resume Builders—Teen Volunteer Program

How can you get job experience if you haven’t had a job? Volunteering may be the answer. We encourage students entering grades 9-12 to apply for the library’s summer Resume Builders program by April 15. Fill out an application today! For more info, visit our website.

Spring Cleaning?

Clear your clutter for a good cause! The library is seeking books & media, and Second Edition is seeking household items, furniture, power & hand tools, gardening, and fishing items. Please read through the donation guidelines on the library’s website prior to bringing in your gently-used items. Donation receipts are available. Thanks!

Seeking Science Kit Item Donations

The library is creating unique science-themed kits and we're seeking donations of new or gently used equipment to include in the kits. Wish List: binoculars, red light flashlight, magnifying glass, “scale of hardness” rock testing kit, digital camera. Please contact Lynne at or (503) 644-0043 ext 132.

Star Wars Day - Save the Date!

May the 4th be with you! Help us celebrate our 40th Anniversary year with this special event for Star Wars fans of all ages. Crafts, activities and possibly some special guests! Sunday afternoon, May 4. We're preparing to raffle a Star Wars paraphernalia basket. If you have any items you would like to contribute, please contact Mark at 503-644-0043 ext. 131.

Easter & Prom

Visit Second Edition today for all your baskets, bunnies & Easter outfits! Also, starting April 7 you can shop for beautiful prom dresses at incredibly low prices!

Happy Hour: Meet the Director

Join Peter Leonard, the Director of the Library, for a beverage and some snacks on Tuesday, April 15 between 5-6 pm in the Cedar Mill Library’s upstairs meeting room. Library trends and plans will be discussed, and questions or suggestions are encouraged. RSVP by April 14 to 503-644-0043 x 121 or email


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