Adult Library Programs

English Classes Returning January 20th - Volunteers Needed

English Classes return after a winter break on January 10th. Volunteers are needed to teach and assist once a week or less; no experience necessary. No language other than English needed. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 - 1:30.  Contact Katie for more information: 503-783-2583 or

Mind, Body, Spirit: Creating a Vibrant Adult Life

December -  Adult Game Night

Date: Thursday, December 1st, 6:30 - 8 pm

Location: Sandy Library Community Room 

Description: Remember how much fun playing board games was as a kid? It's even better now! Bring your favorite board games, drinks (alcoholic or not), and snacks to share. Life is good, time to play...

Contact: Susie Jenkins at 503-668-5537 or email

January - Beginning Watercolor Adventure

Date: Monday, January 9th, 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Location: Sandy Library Community Room 

Description: Local Arist, Eileen Holzman, will teach a one day workshop for beginners.  Please register at the Sandy Library.

Contact: Susie Jenkins at 503-668-5537 or email


Library Coffee House

Enjoy free refreshments while selecting books and listening to music. A children’s craft will also be available. The event is free and family friendly, and all library services will be open until 8:00pm. The Sandy Public Library is located at 38980 Proctor Blvd. For more information call 503-668-5537.

Upcoming Coffee House Dates:



  January 6th - The Doubleclicks - Dinosaurs, Nerd Rock, Superheroes, Comedy, Folk 


 February 3rd - Brady Goss - Piano with a kick







Sandy Book Groups

Women's Book Group Men's Book Group Mystery Book Group

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at
7:00 pm in the Sandy Library Community Room


Please inquire about 
the location at the front desk

December 5th at 7 pm

The mystery book group will be taking the month of December off



Discussion Date:

January 12th

Discussion Date:

December 5th



Hoodland Book Group

The Hoodland Book Group will meet at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month at the Hoodland Library.

If you are interested in joining the Hoodland Book Group, contact the library at 503-622-3460 or email the library at






Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in helping out at the Sandy and Hoodland Public Libraries? We are seeking volunteers aged 14 and up to help with special events, book processing and repair, children’s events, and various other projects. The amount of involvement is up to you! Monthly or weekly tasks available, a six month commitment is appreciated. Please fill our online volunteer application. If you have any questions, please contact the Sandy Library by phone at 503-668-5537 or by email at or the Hoodland Library by phone at 503-622-3460 or by email at

We look forward to working with you!

All library programs sponsored in part by the 

Friends of the Sandy Library and Friends of Hoodland Library