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All ages can earn and win fabulous prizes for participating! Enjoy free events like magicians, jugglers, clowns, movies, and more all summer long. More info here.

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 Events for Kids Events for Teens 
Children's Parade: Children who have completed the Summer Reading Program can walk with the Library group in the Camas Days Children’s Parade! Wear a blue shirt, your SRP hard hat, and carry your favorite book. Meet next to the library on Franklin St. at noon on Friday July 21st. The parade is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Parents, you are responsible for your child when we reach the end of the parade route (at the Mill).
Used Book Sale! Thousands of gently used books for all ages at great prices! Friday July 21st at 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday July 22nd at 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Sunday July 23rd at noon - 3:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Camas Public Library.
Michael O'Neill: Clowning and physical comedy show for kids! This event is part of the Summer Reading Program. Monday, July 24th at 2:00 p.m.
The Zaniac Show: Alex Zerbe will take kids on a wild ride of comedy, juggling, and crazy fun! This event is part of the Summer Reading Program. Thursday, July 27th at 2:00 p.m.
The Book to Art Club: Do you visualize while you read, and sometimes act on those visualizations by creating art? Then join The Book to Art Club! Every two months we’ll read a book, make some art, then come together to discuss both. Our title for July will be The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Your projects can come from ideas taken right out of the book. Create your own flower dictionary, a flower arrangement, cross-stitch, embroidery, or water color painting. Whether you're trying a technique for the first time or honing your craft, get inspired by this book to get making! Sign-up is required - call 360-834-4692. For adults only. Thursday, July 27th at 6:30 p.m. (use South door)
Explosions, Inc. Science Show: Kids, learn science while laughing yourself silly! This event is part of the Summer Reading Program. Monday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m. AND 4:00 p.m. 
Teen Zine Club: What is a zine? Short for Magazine or Fanzine, a zine is a do-it-yourself (D.I.Y.) publication that can be made & shared by anyone. It can contain original writings, artwork, photos, & more. They can be photocopied or printed; small or BIG; simple or complex; written, typed, or drawn; & on any subject the creator cares about! Join us for our Zine Afternoon, a chance for you to work alone or collaboratively on zines, comics, artist books, or other paper projects in the library. We have staplers, scissors, Sharpies, adhesives, book and magazine scraps, and a photocopier. Grades 7-12 welcome. Every first Wednesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monthly Board Game Night: Come play board games with others. We will provide the games, or bring your own. Scheduled one Friday each month throughout 2017. Adults 18 and older please. Friday, July 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Summer Movies: On our big screen, with popcorn! Free! Every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. during the summer. Full list of movies is here.

Simply Write: A writer's support group. On the veranda every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Pokemon Club: Kids, come trade and share your Pokemon interests! This program is a community/library partnership. Every second Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. 
The Lego Club: A gathering for Lego lovers of all ages. A new "Librarian’s Challenge" every month, free play, and thousands of Lego bricks and minifigs. No sign-up is required. Every third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. 

Many of our programs are generously sponored in part by The Friends and Foundation of the Camas Library (FFCL).

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