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Gig Harbor Library

4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W., Gig Harbor, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3305

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Family Story Time

For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children. 30 minutes.

Information:

• Fri 1/18/19 at - 10:30 AM
• Fri 1/25/19 at - 10:30 AM
• Fri 2/1/19 at - 10:30 AM
• Fri 2/8/19 at - 10:30 AM
• Fri 2/15/19 at - 10:30 AM
• Fri 2/22/19 at - 10:30 AM

Other Upcoming Events

Teen Meetup

Social Event

Hang out, eat pizza and have fun at your library.

Information:

• Tue 1/15/19 at - 4:00 PM

Chess Club: Beginners Welcome

Children

Beginners through advanced players, join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Information:

• Tue 1/15/19 at - 4:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 1/16/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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 1/16/19 at - 11:30 AM

Coffee with a Friend (of the Library)

Community Event

Curious to know what the Friends of the Library do, but can’t make it to the meetings? Here’s an opportunity to find out more. Join the Friends of the Gig Harbor Library for a snack and coffee, and hear about the work Friends do to support the Library.

Information:

• Thu 1/17/19 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Fiction Book Group

Meeting

January’s selection is “The Great Alone,” an award-winning novel by Kristin Hannah, soon to be a major motion picture.

Information:

• Thu 1/17/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

El Grupo Spanish Talk Time

Class/Workshop

You’re invited to join in Spanish conversation with El Grupo.

Information:

• Fri 1/18/19 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 1/21/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

What Will Happen to Your Kids if You Unexpectedly Die?

Class/Workshop

Local estate planning attorney Kira Rubel provides information for families wanting to make plans in case of an unexpected death. RSVP to pclawlibrary@gmail.com.

Information:

• Tue 1/22/19 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 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 1/23/19 at - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 1/23/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

El Grupo Spanish Talk Time

Class/Workshop

You’re invited to join in Spanish conversation with El Grupo.

Information:

• Fri 1/25/19 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 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:

• Mon 1/28/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 1/28/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 1/30/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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 1/30/19 at - 11:30 AM

El Grupo Spanish Talk Time

Class/Workshop

You’re invited to join in Spanish conversation with El Grupo.

Information:

• Fri 2/1/19 at 12:30 PM - 3:00 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:

• Mon 2/4/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 2/4/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 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 2/6/19 at - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 2/6/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

safeTALK Suicide Alertness Training

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Learn to recognize and engage with a person who is having thoughts of suicide, and find how to connect them with life-saving resources. Ages 15 and up. Offered in partnership with the CHI Franciscan Health PAR Initiative. To register, please email monetcraton@chifranciscan.org your name, organization, email, phone number and Feb. 7 safeTALK.

Information:

• Thu 2/7/19 at 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Chess Club: Intermediate-Advanced Players

Class/Workshop

Intermediate and advanced players, join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Information:

• Thu 2/7/19 at - 6:00 PM

El Grupo Spanish Talk Time

Class/Workshop

You’re invited to join in Spanish conversation with El Grupo.

Information:

• Fri 2/8/19 at 12:30 PM - 3:00 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:

• Mon 2/11/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gig Harbor Friends of the Library Meeting

Meeting

Do you love your library? Join the Gig Harbor Friends of the Library to discuss ways to make our Library even better. All Friends welcome.

Information:

• Mon 2/11/19 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 2/11/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 2/13/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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 2/13/19 at - 11:30 AM

Chess Club: Intermediate-Advanced Players

Class/Workshop

Intermediate and advanced players, join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Information:

• Thu 2/14/19 at - 6:00 PM

El Grupo Spanish Talk Time

Class/Workshop

You’re invited to join in Spanish conversation with El Grupo.

Information:

• Fri 2/15/19 at 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Yoga Story Time

Children, Education, Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi

An interactive, fun story time that features stories, songs and yoga poses for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience necessary.

Information:

• Sat 2/16/19 at - 10:30 AM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 2/18/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Explore Your World: Light-Bending Lasers

Children, Education

Explore STEM at your library. Learn about photons as you bounce light from one place to another with laser pointers and mirrors. Best for elementary and middle schoolers. Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Information:

• Tue 2/19/19 at - 1:30 PM

Wisdom Café

Social Event

Designed with older adults in mind, Wisdom Café offers an opportunity to meet and converse with others on a variety of pre-determined topics.

Information:

• Wed 2/20/19 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 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 2/20/19 at - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 2/20/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Adult Fiction Book Group

Meeting

February’s selection is “Beartown” by Fredrik Backman. Beartown’s hockey team chases its dream of winning a championship. How high a price is too high for success? How far will you compromise your beliefs in the name of friendship?

Information:

• Thu 2/21/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Chess Club: Intermediate-Advanced Players

Class/Workshop

Intermediate and advanced players, join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Information:

• Thu 2/21/19 at - 6:00 PM

El Grupo Spanish Talk Time

Class/Workshop

You’re invited to join in Spanish conversation with El Grupo.

Information:

• Fri 2/22/19 at 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Curious George and the Golden Meatball with Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Children's Theatre

Meet Curious George and enjoy games, activities and fun! Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Sat 2/23/19 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:

• Mon 2/25/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 2/25/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Wed 2/27/19 at - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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 2/27/19 at - 11:30 AM

Chess Club: Intermediate-Advanced Players

Class/Workshop

Intermediate and advanced players, join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Information:

• Thu 2/28/19 at - 6:00 PM

Nonfiction Book Club

Meeting

Get this month’s selection from the Gig Harbor Library.

Information:

• Thu 2/28/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Gig Harbor Jobs Program

Meeting

If you are unemployed and looking for a job get energized and supported by joining our jobs program. The Gig Harbor Jobs Program meets every Monday (except holidays), 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Gig Harbor Library in the Meeting Room. Come to be encouraged, be helped in your career search, and gain ideas on giving you a better chance in the marketplace. Boost your skills in interviewing, networking, resume creation, or just "telling your story". Bring your resume.

Information:

• Mon 3/4/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 3/11/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 3/18/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 3/25/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 4/1/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 4/8/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 4/15/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 4/22/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 4/29/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 5/6/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 5/13/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 5/20/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 5/27/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 6/3/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 6/10/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 6/17/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 6/24/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 7/1/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 7/8/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 7/15/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 7/22/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 7/29/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 8/5/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 8/12/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 8/19/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 8/26/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 9/2/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 9/9/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 9/16/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 9/23/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 9/30/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 10/7/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 10/14/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 10/21/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 10/28/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 11/4/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 11/11/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 11/18/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 11/25/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 12/2/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 12/9/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 12/16/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Mon 12/23/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM