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Adult Programs

Concerts in the Park

Fridays, August 6 – August 27, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm
Village Green Park, across from the Library

Join us for free concerts sponsored by the Friends of Happy Valley Library. Bring a picnic, a blanket or chair, and join us for a music-filled evening!

Click here to see the concert lineup.


Need Books?

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.


Virtual Programs

HV Library Short Story Group

Thursday, July 29, 7-8 pm

We will be meeting on Zoom. Please email library@happyvalleyor.gov for a link to join the meeting.

We meet every Thursday evening to discuss a short story, except for the first Thursday of the month, which is when we discuss our book. This week we are reading All Saints’ Mountain” by Olga Tokarczuk. Come share your thoughts!

You can find links to all our past short stories on this page.


Happy Valley Library Book Group

Thursday, August 5, 6:30-8 pm

We will be meeting virtually, via Zoom. Please email library@happyvalleyor.gov 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 The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. 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.


Genealogy Club

Monday, July 26, 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!

Please email library@happyvalleyor.gov for a link to join the program.


Happy Valley Library Presents: Poetry Live!

Members of the Happy Valley Poetry Society share their original poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month. Recorded in April, 2021.


Read the July issue of BookPage online for free here!


2021 Summer Concerts in the Valley View Schedule