Happy Valley Library Book Group

Thursday, June 2, 6:30-8 pm

Join us in-person at the library or virtually, via Zoom.
Please email [email protected] for a link to join the meeting.

Read the book selection for the month and discuss it with other readers. This month we’re reading Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian, a debut novel of ambition, magic, and, of course, gold. Did you like it or not? Did something surprise you or make you think twice? Come share your thoughts!

Click here for the full list of what this group has read.

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Acoustic String-Along Jam

Sundays, May 8 & 22, 2-5 pm

Bring your acoustic guitar, fiddle, ukulele or other stringed instrument to the Happy Valley Library and share some tunes with other musicians. Adults of all skill levels are invited to drop in and play some American traditional Bluegrass or Folk music in a casual, jam-style setting. Bring a song you know to share.

Genealogy Club

Monday, June 13, 3-5 pm

All are welcome to come and share questions, strategies, and organizing tips as we attempt to solve the mysteries of our ancestors’ elusive stories!

Visit our genealogy page for tips on getting started and helpful links!

Join us in person or email [email protected] for a link to join via Zoom.

American Mah Jongg

Fridays, 12:30-3:30 pm

You are invited to join our fun and friendly group to play American Mah Jongg! Be sure to bring your current National Mah Jongg League cards. Contact the library if you would like to learn to play.

Book Lists and More

Isaac’s Picks – Featured New Books

Isaac R., one of our Adult Services Librarians, highlights three new books that look interesting to him every week. Click here to see four weeks worth of books that caught his eye.

Reading Lists

Needing some inspiration for your next read? Try browsing through these lists of recommended books.

Happy Valley Library Book Group Reading List

Our Favorite Reads of the Year:

Book Bundle

Looking for something to read? Tell us what you like, and we’ll choose a stack of books for you, like a book sommelier! You can call us at 503-783-3455, or just use this form.

New Movies

In the mood for a movie? Check out this list of new DVDs that have recently been added to the library catalog. These are also featured in our weekly email newsletter.


Need some reading inspiration? You’re in the right place – here are some lists of books hand-picked by your librarians. Check back often, as we’ll be adding to them regularly. Have a subject you think we should explore with a new booklist? Let us know!