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Lakewood Library

6300 Wildaire Rd. Southwest, Lakewood, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3302

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org/

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Featured Event

Play to Learn

Children

Play to Learn is for those who nurture children 6 and under. Each week's theme offers individual play, fun group activities, songs and story times for children and adults to enjoy together.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 11/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 11/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 11/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 11/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Other Upcoming Events

Friends of Lakewood Library Fall Book Sale

Community Event

Over 35,000 shelved and categorized books, music, DVDs and more. Lakewood Library, corner of Gravelly Lake DR and Wildaire.

Information:

• Fri 10/19/18 - Sat 10/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at - 10:30 AM

Self-Care Mondays: Bibliotherapy

Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Teens, find a supportive community for the issues you face by exploring the power of reading, writing and art in a safe space. Come together to express yourself, your ideas and your struggles through art and writing. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at - 3:30 PM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Children

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays are followed by a learning-filled play time for caregivers and children. For ages 3-6 with an adult. 30-60 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 10:30 AM

Tech Help

Computers/Technology

Drop in, bring your questions and devices. Staff will help you with your tech-related problems.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hangout Wednesdays

Social Event

Teens, hang out in the Teen Space, play games, make things and taste test weird snacks.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Perfecting Applications

Business, Class/Workshop

Learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. Explore organizing and communicating your skills and abilities so you’ll stand out from the crowd. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Talks/Lectures, Politics

Have American politics always been so crazy? Political science professor Cornell Clayton explores how American politics have become an arena for suspicious and angry minds.

Information:

• Sat 10/27/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at - 10:30 AM

Self-Care Mondays: Stretch and Sketch

Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event

Find focus and creativity by combining yoga and art. We’ll start with instructor-led yoga followed by individual and community art making. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at - 3:30 PM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future with TCC

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine scholarship applications. No commitment to TCC necessary. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Tech Help

Computers/Technology

Drop in, bring your questions and devices. Staff will help you with your tech-related problems.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Children

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays are followed by a learning-filled play time for caregivers and children. For ages 3-6 with an adult. 30-60 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at - 10:30 AM

Hangout Wednesdays

Social Event

Teens, hang out in the Teen Space, play games, make things and taste test weird snacks.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Job Search Strategies

Class/Workshop

Learn a variety of job-search methods to increase your chances at finding the perfect job. Find out about strategies to locate job openings, like networking, informational interviews and using the internet.

Information:

• Thu 11/1/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Thu 11/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at - 10:30 AM

Caring for the Caregiver Workshop

Class/Workshop

If you care for children, sick, elderly or disabled loved ones, this workshop is for you. Presented by Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources.

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Self-Care Mondays: Bibliotherapy

Social Event

Teens, find a supportive community for the issues you face by exploring the power of reading, writing and art in a safe space. Come together to express yourself, your ideas and your struggles through art and writing. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at - 3:30 PM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Children

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays are followed by a learning-filled play time for caregivers and children. For ages 3-6 with an adult. 30-60 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at - 10:30 AM

Hangout Wednesdays

Social Event

Teens, hang out in the Teen Space, play games, make things and taste test weird snacks.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Tech Help

Computers/Technology

Drop in, bring your questions and devices. Staff will help you with your tech-related problems.

Information:

• Thu 11/8/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mine, Craft, Build & Play: Construye y Juega

Children, Education

Creative fun for the whole family! ¡Creatividad divertida para toda la familia! Take a turn on a laptop and play Minecraft at the library. Construct with Lego bricks, blocks, Straws & Connectors, and other STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities. Toma turnos en una computadora portátil y juega Minecraft en la biblioteca.Construye con legos, bloques, popotes + conectores y actividades STEAM (Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Arte, Matemáticas).

Information:

• Thu 11/8/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Thu 11/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Yu-Gi-Oh Duel and Tournament

Community Event, Gaming

Join us for the ultimate battle. The tournament will follow the most recent Yu-Gi-Oh tournament rules and banlist. Top three winners will receive prizes. Bring cards, sleeves preferred. Free dueling and trading also available. For teens and adults. Registration required online at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar or at the library day of the tournament. No registration needed for free dueling and trading.

Information:

• Sat 11/10/18 at 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Mon 11/12/18 at - 10:30 AM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future with TCC

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine scholarship applications. No commitment to TCC necessary. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Life after High School: Application Essay Writing

Class/Workshop

No matter where you are in the process, bring your questions, ideas, notes or the first draft of your essay to be workshopped and reviewed. Learn about tips, tricks, and the free library resources you can use to make your essays stand out.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Preschool Story Time

Children

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays are followed by a learning-filled play time for caregivers and children. For ages 3-6 with an adult. 30-60 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 11/14/18 at - 10:30 AM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Thu 11/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Seattle Burke Museum: Living Traditions Exhibit

Community Event, Education, Living History

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Engage with the museum’s cultural collection to explore the traditions still practiced by contemporary Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. See how cultural practices can change from generation to generation, and discover the diverse Native cultures in Washington state. All ages.

Information:

• Sat 11/17/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Self-Care Mondays: Stretch and Sketch

Social Event

Find focus and creativity by combining yoga and art. We’ll start with instructor-led yoga followed by individual and community art making. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at - 3:30 PM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Hangout Wednesdays

Social Event

Teens, hang out in the Teen Space, play games, make things and taste test weird snacks.

Information:

• Wed 11/21/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Thu 11/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future with TCC

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine scholarship applications. No commitment to TCC necessary. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Hangout Wednesdays

Social Event

Teens, hang out in the Teen Space, play games, make things and taste test weird snacks.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Thu 11/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 12/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 12/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM