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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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SBA: Law & Tax Essentials

Class/Workshop

Local legal and tax experts outline small business resources. Registration required at gigharborlawtax.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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• Wed 6/20/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Fiction Book Group

Meeting, Social Event

June’s selection is “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles. A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year’s Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne’er-do-well and a single-minded widow.

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• Thu 6/21/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Charlie the Noise Guy

Children

Your voice is your instrument! Charlie the Noise Guy will teach you beat boxing, tunes and toons. Soundtracks for stories and the history of music! All ages.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Read-A-Thon Summer Kick-Off

For the Family,Family/Child (Books)

Start your summer with a visit to your local library on June 23. Participate in the all ages Read-A-Thon. For every hour read, your branch will earn a new book! Story times, readers theater and fun for everyone.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Gig Harbor Author Festival

Community Event

Celebrate summer reading all day long with events for the whole family! Adults will enjoy a chance to meet and learn from local authors and hear a presentation on “How to Write an Award Winning Book” by E.C. Murray.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 6/25/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Gansango Music and Dance: African Beats

Family/Child, World

Come shake, rattle and roll with two African teaching artists who will demonstrate the wide variety of drums found across Africa, and show participants how to play basic rhythms using shakers, bells, drums and clapping. Ages 6 and up. Online Registration

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• Tue 6/26/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Adult Nonfiction Book Group

Community Event

Contact the library for more information.

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• Thu 6/28/18 at - 7:00 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 6/29/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 7/2/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Yoga Story Time

Children

Yoga Story Time is an interactive, fun story time, featuring stories, songs and yoga poses for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience necessary. Ages 3-6.

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• Tue 7/3/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 7/4/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/4/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 7/6/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Idea Hatch: Fiddler in the Forest

Children's Theatre,Puppet Theater

This shadow puppet show about a fiddler and curious animals in a magic forest begins with live fiddling. After the show children will make their own shadow puppets and participate in a simple show.

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• Sat 7/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 7/9/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Puppet Theater Presents #1

Children's Theatre,Puppet Theater

Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories. “Too Much Noise” and “The Three Little Pigs."

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• Mon 7/9/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Teen Council

Meeting

Are you between the ages of 12 and 18, like doing fun things, love your library and enjoy snacks? Join us each month for Teen Council, an opportunity for YOU to help shape YOUR library! Bonus: this can count as volunteer hours.

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• Tue 7/10/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Children's Theatre

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• Thu 7/12/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 7/13/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 7/16/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Art of Rockhounding in the Northwest with Greg Farley

Children, Education

Come see rock specimens from around the Northwest and learn where to find them. Learn how to unearth beautiful rocks from Washington and Oregon. Ages 8 and up.

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Nancy Stewart

World,Family/Child

Join local singer-songwriter Nancy Stewart for this interactive multicultural musical journey around the world. You’ll sing traditional and original songs and play rhythm instruments made of kelp, gourds and even goat toenails!

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Art of Rockhounding in the Northwest with Greg Farley

Class/Workshop

Come see rock specimens from around the Northwest and learn where to find them. Learn how to unearth beautiful rocks from Washington and Oregon.

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 7/20/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 7/23/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Explore Your World: Sounds

Class/Workshop,Children

Explore STEM at your library. Build a simple record player, see vibration in action and design paper ears like your favorite animal. Join us as we explore the science of sound!

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• Tue 7/24/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

ROBOTS! Lego Mindstorms

Children

Build and program a robotic vehicle using our Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar. Ages 8 and up.

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• Thu 7/26/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 7/27/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Puppet Theater Presents #2

Puppet Theater

Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories. Ages 6 and up. “Rumpelstiltskin” and “Henny Penny”

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• Mon 7/30/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 7/30/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Throwback Jams

Special Event

Upcycle CDs, cassette tapes and vinyl albums while jamming out to your favorite musical throwbacks. Online registration.

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• Thu 8/2/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 8/3/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 8/6/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Yoga Story Time

Children

Yoga Story Time is an interactive, fun story time, featuring stories, songs and yoga poses for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience necessary. Ages 3-6.

Information:

• Tue 8/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Escape Room

Social Event

Can you rock our Escape Room? Bring friends or make new ones as you work together to solve puzzles, find clues and break the codes before time runs out. Online Registration.

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• Thu 8/9/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 8/10/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Mon 8/13/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

BEATLEMANIA/BEATLEMEDIA!: How Talent, Timing and Technology Created the World’s Biggest Musical Sensation

Class/Workshop

Lance Rhoades, cultural and media historian will discuss how all of the stars aligned to form the biggest entertainment phenomenon in history—the rise of the Beatles!

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• Tue 8/14/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teen Council

Meeting

Are you between the ages of 12 and 18, like doing fun things, love your library and enjoy snacks? Join us each month for Teen Council, an opportunity for YOU to help shape YOUR library! Bonus: this can count as volunteer hours.

Information:

• Tue 8/14/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

KaBOOM Imagination Playground

Children, Education

What do you imagine creating: a castle, a slide, tunnels or turrets? Kids can do it all with our big blue foam blocks. It’s a movable playground at the library.

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• Tue 8/14/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more!

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lego Bricks and Building Madness

Children

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

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• Fri 8/17/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Paint To Learn

Children's Arts/Crafts

Create a colorful work of art while learning about shapes, patterns and numbers! Online registration.

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• Sat 8/18/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM