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South Hill Library

15420 Meridian E., Puyallup, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3303

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Bilingual Story Time

For the Family

For families with young children 30 minutes Event audience: Children Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. Bilingual story times are offered in English and Spanish.

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
• Mon 7/30/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
• Mon 8/6/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
• Mon 8/13/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

Get Smart: Tech Help

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

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 problems.

Information:

• Wed 7/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

Information:

• Wed 7/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

Information:

• Wed 7/18/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Emily’s Paper Crafts: Family Noisemakers

Children's Arts/Crafts

Learn about different sounds all around us, from rain drops to trains to goldfish. Children with an accompanying adult will construct their own musical clacker through a series of shapes and folds.

Information:

• Wed 7/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Art Classes Rock!

Painting

Put your paint brush to canvas and attend a three-session acrylic painting class. Classes taught by Rene Diaz, renowned painting and mural artist. Diaz is affiliated with the Tacoma Art Museum and is an art teacher with the Seattle School District. His work has shown throughout the United States. Grades 7-10. Online registration required.

Information:

• Thu 7/19/18 - Sat 7/21/18 at 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Puppet Theater Presents #2

Children's Theatre, Puppet Theater

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

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM2:30 PM3:30 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Teen Gaming: Game On!

Gaming

Join us this month to play games on Nintendo Switch, Wii U and PlayStation 3.

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at - 4:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Tue 7/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 7/24/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

Information:

• Wed 7/25/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

Information:

• Wed 7/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rock-It Science: Wood that Could Have been a Guitar

Class/Workshop

Learn about petrified wood and look at and identify different types of wood. Learn how the minerals present in the wood makes some of the most beautiful colors. And learn about the newest trend of speeding up the petrifying process from hundreds of years to just a few. Ages 6-16.

Information:

• Thu 7/26/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Nancy Pearl

Class/Workshop

Join us as “America’s Librarian” talks about some of her favorite books. Nancy is a best-selling author, librarian, literary critic, as well as a radio and television personality, but first and foremost, she is a reader and has spent her life promoting reading as one of the most beneficial and joyful experiences anyone can have. If the library world has a rock star—Nancy Pearl is it.

Information:

• Thu 7/26/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Job Club

Class/Workshop, Social Event

This casual-yet-informative group meets to share employment tips. Receive support in your job search and learn from other job seekers. Coffee provided.

Information:

• Fri 7/27/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Don’t Squish That Bug! Organic Pest Management for the Home Gardener

Gardening

What are all those things crawling and flying around your garden and are they dangerous? Join garden educator Lisa Taylor in a lively, hands-on session about insects in the garden. Almost every bug is either beneficial or feeds beneficial organisms so it’s important to know who is friend and who is foe.

Information:

• Sat 7/28/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Teen Gaming: Game On!

Gaming

Join us this month to play games on Nintendo Switch, Wii U and PlayStation 3.

Information:

• Mon 7/30/18 at - 4:00 PM

Sumi Painting

Painting

Experience the flowing techniques of Japanese sumi (ink) painting while exploring creative forms of self-expression. Traditional tools, materials, and brush methods will be used. Presented by Puget Sound Sumi Artists. Registration required.

Information:

• Mon 7/30/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 7/30/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Tue 7/31/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
• Tue 7/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pierce County Conversations: Rooted in Rights

Community Event

Rooted in Rights produces videos that tell authentic, accessible stories that empower our community to advocate for disability rights. Join us for a screening, followed by a facilitated discussion.

Information:

• Tue 7/31/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

Information:

• Wed 8/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

Information:

• Wed 8/1/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ian Dobson: Steel Drum Party

Family/Child

People from different cultures have faced challenges in making music. Find out how they overcame these challenges with creativity, repurposing and recycling objects. Learn about musical innovations and play instruments such as steel drums from the island of Trinidad, the hambone rhythm from the U.S. and the cha-cha dance from Cuba. All ages.

Information:

• Wed 8/1/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 8/6/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Tue 8/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 8/7/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

Information:

• Wed 8/8/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

Information:

• Wed 8/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 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!

Information:

• Wed 8/8/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 8/13/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Tue 8/14/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
• Tue 8/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

Information:

• Wed 8/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

Information:

• Wed 8/15/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts

Use the library's legos, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions.

Information:

• Wed 8/15/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Instrument Petting Zoo with Ted Brown Music

Family/Child

Is your child thinking about learning how to play an instrument in school this coming year? Ted Brown Music will share their knowledge, instruments and enthusiasm for all things musical at the Instrument Petting Zoo. Children may try out multiple band and orchestral instruments and parents will have the opportunity to ask questions.* *Player needs to be strong enough to hold the instrument and have enough lung capacity to make sound (approx. 8-12 years of age or 3rd grade and older). Some smaller orchestral instruments will be on hand for the younger age group.

Information:

• Sat 8/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 8/20/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tacoma Nature Center: City Critters

Children

Not all wildlife lives in the wild. Many species have successfully adapted to human and urban conditions. Examine a number of our city dwellers through interactive stations and learn why they are thriving.

Information:

• Wed 8/22/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 8/27/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Art of Zentangle

Drawings/Works on Paper,Class/Workshop,Folk Art/Crafts

Create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. This new crafting method is easy to learn and helps you relax and relieve stress.

Information:

• Wed 8/29/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM