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Parkland/Spanaway Library

13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3304

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Play to Learn

Children, For the Family

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

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Wed 10/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Other Upcoming Events

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:

• Fri 10/19/18 at - 10:30 AM

All Things Medicare

Class/Workshop, Seniors

Turning age 65 soon? Want to know more about Medicare? Bring your questions to this presentation by Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA). Call Sound Outreach at 253-596-0918 to register; walk-ins also welcome.

Information:

• Sat 10/20/18 at 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 6:00 PM
• Tue 10/23/18 at - 6:00 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:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Build a Robotic Face

Children, Education, For the Family

Learn together about Artificial Intelligence technology through hands-on activities. Dinner provided. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Tech Help

Computers/Technology, Education

Technology got you down? Frustrated? We're here to help. Bring your questions and devices, and dedicated staff will help you with your tech-related questions.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Body Positivity with Lily Stokely, N.D.

Talks/Lectures

Lily Stokely will discuss concepts of body positivity and Health at Every Size, including intuitive eating and how it supports body positive mentality. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 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:

• Thu 10/25/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Thu 10/25/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Thu 10/25/18 at - 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:

• Fri 10/26/18 at - 10:30 AM

Pacific Science Center: Volts and Jolts Show

Children, Education

Electricity is illuminated in a series of shocking experiments. Explore the properties of electricity with our hair-raising Van de Graaff generator and Tesla coil.

Information:

• Fri 10/26/18 at - 4:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at - 6:00 PM
• Tue 10/30/18 at - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 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:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Knit Together

Folk Art/Crafts, Textiles

Learn to knit, improve your knitting or just knit with us. All skill levels and ages welcome. Supplies provided.

Information:

• Thu 11/1/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 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:

• Thu 11/1/18 at - 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:

• Fri 11/2/18 at - 10:30 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 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:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Animal Classifier and Emotion Detector

Children, Education

Learn about Artificial Intelligence technology! The AI Family Challenge is run by Curiosity Machine, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 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:

• Thu 11/8/18 at - 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:

• Fri 11/9/18 at - 10:30 AM

Introduction to Watercolor

Class/Workshop

Use basic watercolor techniques to learn how to paint. No experience necessary. For teens and adults.

Information:

• Sat 11/10/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

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

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 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:

• Wed 11/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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:

• Wed 11/14/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Design Your Own AI Solution

Children, Education

Learn about Artificial Intelligence technology. The AI Family Challenge is run by Curiosity Machine, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/14/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 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:

• Thu 11/15/18 at - 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:

• Fri 11/16/18 at - 10:30 AM

Genealogy Discussion Group

Class/Workshop

Bring your family history questions and join us for genealogy discussion on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Meeting Room.

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at - 7:00 PM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Movie Night

Film, For the Family

Join us for free popcorn and the movie, “Avengers: Infinity War.” No registration required. Rated PG-13.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 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:

• Wed 11/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Zero Waste, Plastic and Climate Change

Community Event, Class/Workshop

Join Zero Waste Washington and learn how you can help make trash obsolete. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 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:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Pitch Your AI Invention

Children, Education

Learn about Artificial Intelligence technology. The AI Family Challenge is run by Curiosity Machine, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Job Seeker Services-Russian

Class/Workshop

Designed for those whose primary languages are Russian, Romanian or Ukrainian. Learn the best ways to approach your job search. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Get Hired Help

Class/Workshop

Has your job search process stalled? Want to learn more tech skills? Need to write your resume? Arrive by 3 p.m. to be guaranteed help by library and WorkSource staff for your tech and job-related questions.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 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:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 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:

• Wed 12/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Wed 12/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM