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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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Teen Voice

Meeting, Community Event

Got something on your mind? Interested in offering support to your peers? Have your voice heard at Teen Voice.

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• Tue 6/19/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dig Deeper: Standardized Testing

Class/Workshop

Join us for a discussion in this series! We will watch a TED-Ed lesson and engage in conversation. Light refreshments provided.

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• Tue 6/19/18 at - 7:30 PM

Hearing Loss

Class/Workshop, Seniors

Learn tips to deal with the emotional impacts of hearing loss, develop communication and coping strategies and learn about hearing aids and other assistive listening devices. Sponsored by Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center – South Sound.

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• Wed 6/20/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Teen Time

Meeting

Join us for snacks, crafts and movies.

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• Wed 6/20/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

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• Wed 6/20/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Take a Break: Cards, Coloring and Board Games

Community Event

Relax in the afternoon and play board games, cards or color. We have a variety of games available to play or bring your own. Light refreshments provided.

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• Thu 6/21/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Job Club

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.

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• Fri 6/22/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

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• Mon 6/25/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teen Gaming: Game On!

Gaming

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

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• Mon 6/25/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

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• Mon 6/25/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Tue 6/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 6/26/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Teen Time

Meeting

Join us for snacks, crafts and movies.

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 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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• Wed 6/27/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 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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• Wed 6/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Feminism and Pop Culture

Talks/Lectures

Join us for a Humanities Washington speaker series. Media scholar Amy Peloff explores some of the principles of feminist thought, and asks why we should care about popular culture’s presentation of these concepts.

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• Sat 6/30/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Feminism and Pop Culture

Talks/Lectures

Steilacoom Library Speaker Series. Drawing on television and movies from the past 40 years, media scholar Amy Peloff explores some of the fundamental principles of feminist thought. Learn about feminism and how to critically read popular media in this multimedia and interactive presentation.

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• Sat 6/30/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Rockin’ the Renaissance with Song and Dance

Living History

A participatory program for all ages, with singing, dancing and storytelling to give an experience of how the common folk entertained themselves throughout most of history. Sing songs like “Rose Red,” the Renaissance version of “God Save the Queen,” and “God Bless the Human Elbow.” Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

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• Sat 6/30/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

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• Mon 7/2/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

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• Mon 7/2/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Tue 7/3/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
• Tue 7/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 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 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.

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• Wed 7/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 7/9/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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.

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• Mon 7/9/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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

Paint to Learn

Children, Education, For the Family

Create a colorful work of art while learning about shapes, patterns and numbers! Best for children 2-6 with an adult.

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• Tue 7/10/18 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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• Wed 7/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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."

Information:

• Thu 7/12/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM2:30 PM3:30 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 7/16/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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 7/16/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
• Tue 7/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 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 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.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.

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• 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."

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• 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

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

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• 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 Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

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• 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.

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• Thu 7/26/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

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• Sat 7/28/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 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

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 7/30/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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

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.

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories For Toddlers

Children

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

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• Wed 8/1/18 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.

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 8/6/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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 8/6/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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

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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• Wed 8/8/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 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

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

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

Information:

• Mon 8/13/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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 8/13/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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

Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts

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

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 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 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 8/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.

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• Sat 8/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Teen Mondays @ the Library

Social Event

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• 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.

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• 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.

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• Wed 8/29/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM