City of Beaverton

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Join Beaverton City Library for EXPLOREGON STAYCATION Summer Programs for Adults

BEAVERTON, Ore. – During the second half of July, Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth St., is hosting the second annual summer staycation for adults. Celebrate this year’s staycation with programming, book suggestions and more that delve into the weird, wild and wonderful of Oregon.

These programs are free and open to the public; no registration is required. For more information, visit or call 503-644-2197.

Mushroom Foraging and Identification

Monday, July 17 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Meeting Room B

Come and explore the exciting world of native mushroom foraging and identification with Rachel Box, a member of the Oregon Mycological Society.

Portland Opera Preview: Cosi fan tutte

Tuesday, July 18 | 7-8 p.m. | Auditorium

Join us for a special preview of Portland Opera’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte. The preview is hosted by Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with performances by Portland Opera’s Resident Artists. For more information about Portland Opera visit

Pacific Northwest Reading Cafe

Wednesday, July 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Cathy Stanton Conference Room

This book discussion group meets to discuss books written by Northwest authors or written with a setting in the Pacific Northwest. You can bring a lunch along to enjoy while we discuss the books!

Repair and Recycling Fair

Saturday, July 22 | 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Meeting Rooms A & B

Repair Fair of Washington County will offer free repair by volunteers of small household items, light sewing repairs, etc. Master recyclers will also be available to answer questions about recycling.

The Oregon Bigfoot Highway

Wednesday, July 26 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Meeting Room B

Did you know that Oregon is one of the states with the highest number of Bigfoot sightings? Joe Beelart, local Bigfoot enthusiast and member of the Clackamas Sasquatchians, will be discussing his book, The Oregon Bigfoot Highway.

Through July 31, sign up for WCCLS Reads, our Summer Reading program for adults! Sign up online at or at either Beaverton City Library location, read books and submit book reviews all summer long, and be entered into prize drawings. Join a community of readers to discover your next great read!

For additional information regarding Beaverton City Library, visit or call 503-644-2197. Beaverton City Library is one of 15 member libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), which works to provide responsive and efficient library service countywide through centralized catalog, courier and other services.

The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon’s sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active, and responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine’s 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is “The Best of Oregon.”

Photo of The Oregon Bigfoot Highway book.

Caption: In July, Beaverton City Library will hold its second annual summer staycation for adults with “Exploregon” events including a talk by Joe Beelart, local bigfoot enthusiast and author of The Oregon Bigfoot Highway. (Photo/Joe Beelart)