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Tag: Beaverton Library Foundation

Teen Poetry Contest Winners

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Teen Poetry Contest Winners

The Beaverton Library Foundation sponsored prizes for the top three poems each for Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12). Poems had to adhere to the Haiku format. Poems in this form must be three lines with a 5 / 7 / 5 syllable count. Middle School Winners 1st Place – The Forest […]

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Library Youth Trick or Tweets Contest Winners! Tell a Scary Story in 15 Lines or Less

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Library Youth Trick or Tweets Contest Winners! Tell a Scary Story in 15 Lines or Less

Middle School Winners 1st Place – Round of Applause by Aliyah Ndayishimiye, Grade 7 2nd Place – Hunger by Ronnie Irby, Grade 7 3rd Place – Triskaidekaphobia by Jason Keck, Grade 7 Honorable Mention – Skull Island by Erica Ling, Grade 6 High School Winners 1st Place – The Fangs by Hayley Smith 2nd Place […]

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Come to Beaverton’s New Year’s Eve Party! Loud at the Library

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Come to Beaverton’s New Year’s Eve Party! Loud at the Library

By Library Staff What is the one place where you can dance under a disco ball, play mini-golf, drink beer and wine, nosh on some tasty snacks, play a game of Monopoly with your family, curl up in a cozy chair with a good book, and possibly witness a marriage proposal? Give up? The Beaverton […]

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Library Scholarship Winner

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Library Scholarship Winner

By Library Staff Beaverton City Library is proud to present Juliáe Riva with the 2017 Beaverton Library Foundation Scholarship in recognition of her volunteer service and enthusiasm for the library. A senior at Beaverton High School, Juliáe has been volunteering at the library since the summer before her freshman year. She began with the Summer […]

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7 Sentence Scary Story: Contest Winner – Three Down, Two to Go

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
7 Sentence Scary Story: Contest Winner – Three Down, Two to Go

by Christopher Xanthos, Grade 6 Once, there was a little girl shopping with her mom to look for toys when the girl saw one doll that she really wanted. It had a pink dress and it held up two fingers on its right hand as if it was making a peace sign. As they were […]

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Loud in the Library: 2016 New Year’s Eve Party

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Loud in the Library: 2016 New Year’s Eve Party

By City Staff Have you ever wanted to get loud in the library? Do you have plans for New Year’s Eve? Do you wish there was a family-friendly and fun way to ring in the New Year right here in Beaverton? Then we’ve got an event for you. Presenting sponsor Villa Sport invites you to […]

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2015 BLF Scholarship Winner: Awarded to Kelsey Martin

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
2015 BLF Scholarship Winner: Awarded to Kelsey Martin

The Beaverton Library Foundation recently awarded its first scholarship to Kelsey Martin. She was selected from an impressive group of recent high school graduates who had all volunteered at the library for at least 50 hours. Kelsey is a graduate of Beaverton High School and will be studying at Occidental College in Los Angeles this […]

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Remembering Beaverton 100 Years Ago

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Remembering Beaverton 100 Years Ago

By Beaverton Library Foundation Excursion came! First electric train over the PE&E tracks January 24, 1914 issue of The Owl Last Saturday morning, a large crowd of Beaverton citizens gathered at the S.P. Depot to welcome the first electric train excursion over the PE&E. tracks, and at 8:45am, mid the cheering of 400 throats, and […]

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The Owl Returns: EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Owl Returns: EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it

By Sheila Rabun Thanks to the funding and partnership of the Beaverton Library Foundation and the Beaverton Historical Society, the Beaverton Owl and Beaverton Times are now available on Historic Oregon Newspapers online. http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/lccn/sn96088375/ Quick history of Beaverton Beaverton is a community to the west of Portland, Oregon. Its name comes from beaver dams that […]

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Beaverton Library Foundation PSA

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Library Foundation PSA

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