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Tutors needed at the Longview Public Library

Tutors needed at the Longview Public Library

We need your help! Project READ, the adult literacy tutoring program at the Longview Public
Library, has an immediate need for volunteer tutors. Training is provided. Tutors typically work
two hours per week to help other adults in our community improve literacy skills.

Applications being accepted for Parks & Recreation Board

Applications being accepted for Parks & Recreation Board

The City of Longview is accepting applications for a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation
Advisory Board. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board performs studies and makes
recommendations regarding Longview’s parks and recreation facilities to best meet public needs.
Members act as liaisons between the public and the Parks and Recreation department to provide
feedback in regard to department needs.

COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN // SPECIAL EDITION NEWSLETTER

FOSTA-SESTA Act

On Wednesday, April 11th, President Trump signed the FOSTA-SESTA act, (Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act). Just five days prior, on April 6th, the federal government shutdown Backpage.com, a site commonly used by traffickers to sexually exploit women, men and children. This is a tremendous moment for sex trafficking survivors and their families.

2018 Longview Public Library 2-D Artwork Juried Show

2018 Longview Public Library 2-D Artwork Juried Show
The submissions accepted into this year’s Juried Art Show will be on display in the Koth
Memorial Gallery at Longview Public Library from May 1 until May 31. Come see the
original pieces created by artists in Washington and Oregon for this year’s theme “Bridges,”
including the grand prize winning artwork that will become part of the library’s permanent
collection.
On May 26, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Longview Public Library will also host a reception

COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN // MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER

COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN // MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER

Mandatory Reporting

United Way of Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties proudly announced and launched Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

United Way of Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties proudly announced and launched Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library today.

The initial public announcement occurred at United Way’s annual stakeholders event this morning, where the first Cowlitz County and Wahkiakum County children to be registered were acknowledged.

Longview City Info Weekly

Learn Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

You now have two opportunities to learn to use Word and Excel. There are 18 spots available in the Introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel classes at the Longview Public Library May 12 or sign up to take it at the Highland’s Neighborhood Center May 26. Both classes will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. You can sign up for one or both.

Learn Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Learn Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
You now have two opportunities to learn to use Word and Excel. There are 18 spots available
in the Introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel classes at the Longview Public Library May
12 or sign up to take it at the Highland’s Neighborhood Center May 26. Both classes will be
from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. You can sign up for one or both.
Space is limited to 18 students for each location and registration is required. Call the

City of Longview Revolving Loan Fund

The City of Longview administers a below-market-rate, variable-term loan program to assist new and expanding industrial and commercial businesses. Attached is a summary of program features.

Water Main Replacement Work

Water Main Replacement Work
Nichols Boulevard between 21st & 24th Avenue
The City of Longview’s Contractor, Catworks Construction, has begun construction on a
waterline replacement project and is working along Nichols Boulevard between 21st and 24th
Avenues.
Starting Thursday, April 26, 2018, 21st Avenue south of Nichols Boulevard will be closed at
Nichols Boulevard to stage material and start construction along the south side of Nichols
Boulevard. Traffic will be detoured around the closure.

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