Library News and Events
Winter Reading & Arts Festival continues
By Dawn Anderson
The library’s second annual Winter Reading & Arts Festival continues with four free events in February.
On Sunday, February 8, 1-3 pm, Rocio Espinoza will lead an Oregon Historical Society (OHS) Folklife workshop on Mexican Folklorico Dance. Rocio is a member of the library’s circulation staff. No reservation required.
Registration is required for the following three Festival Events. Space and materials are limited, please call the reference desk, 503 644-0043 ext 114, to reserve your spot.
Origami Workshop: Sunday, Feb. 1, 2-4 pm. Jen Imai, Yasuko Wilson and members of the Japan American Society of Oregon lead this workshop on the art of paper folding. Supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Hawaiian Holiday: Saturday, Feb. 14, 1-3 pm. Lani Hawkins teaches the art of making leis and dancing the hula. Supplies will be provided for this Oregon Folklife program that is recommended for ages 10 and up.
Tea and Flowers: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2:30-4 pm. Julie Nakao, a student of Saga Goryu ikebana, demonstrates the art and beauty of Japanese flower arrangement. Masae Wright and Miyeko Hereford reveal the grace and intricacy of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. Tea will be served during this program recommended for adults, ages 16 and up.
Visit the library’s website at www.cedarmill.org/library for the rest of the scheduled events, or call 503 644-0043 ext 114.