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Summit Library

5107 112th St. E., Tacoma, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3321

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Grease Sing-A-Long

Community Event, Film

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the movie “Grease!” Join us for a 1950s costume contest, trivia and sing along to the songs while screening the film. Light refreshments served. Ages 14 and up.

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• Mon 6/25/18 at 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

“Grease” Sing-A-Long!

Film

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the movie “Grease!” Join the 1950s costume contest, enjoy trivia and sing along to the songs while screening the film. Light refreshments will be served. Ages 14 and up.

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• Mon 6/25/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Friends of Summit Library Meeting

Volunteer Event

Find fun, friends and fulfillment volunteering with Friends of the Summit Library.

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• Tue 6/26/18 at - 6:00 PM

Pierce County Environmental Educators: Trash to Treasured Musical Instruments

Family/Child

Become a rock star for the planet and explore creative ways to make your own instruments at home. Play with our upcycled musical instruments to see how you can use things around the house, from the trash and outside to create your own rockin’ sounds!

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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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• Thu 6/28/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 6/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Seattle STRUM

Acoustic,Community Event,Class/Workshop

Join Seattle’s Totally Relaxed Ukulele Musicians (STRUM) for a lively performance. Instruction and ukulele basics will follow the performance. Ukuleles provided! All ages.

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• Sat 6/30/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 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."

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• Mon 7/2/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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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• Thu 7/5/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 7/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 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.

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• Sat 7/7/18 at 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Ukulele Circle

Special Event

Bring your ukulele! Play, sing and have fun! Don’t have a ukulele? Come anyway! Try it out. Sing-along. Some ukuleles will be provided.

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• Sat 7/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Kindness Rocks Painting

Community Event, Children

One small act of kindness, just one simple message can make all the difference in someone’s day. Pioneer Springs Community School will be hosting Kindness Rock painting. The Kindness Rocks craze has taken off across the country, it is a random act of kindness, a painted rock left in a public place in hopes of inspiring a stranger. Pioneer Springs will be providing rocks and paints, participants are just asked to bring their creativity and positive attitudes. After painting the rocks participants may take it with them to place in their community. Pioneer Springs Community School is a holistic, nature-based public charter school redefining the role a school can play in the lives of children. This Fall the school began its 4th year as a charter school and has welcomed its first class of middle schoolers. Pioneer Springs currently serves k-6 and is growing one grade level each year until it reaches 12th grade. Limited enrollment for this academic year may be available.

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• Mon 7/9/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 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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• Wed 7/11/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 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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• Thu 7/12/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 7/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Second Saturday Book Club

Community Event, Meeting

We’ll discuss “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd. A story of hope, daring, the quest for freedom and the desire to have a voice in the world.

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• Sat 7/14/18 at - 2:00 PM

Teen Art Meetup

Children's Arts/Crafts, Mixed Media, Drawings/Works on Paper

Meet up with other creative types and share what you are working on. Explore various media. Bring your own sketchbook! Ages 12-18.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tacoma Nature Center: Backyard Birds

Children, Nature

What makes a bird a bird? Students learn about unique characteristics of birds and discover which birds visit their schoolyard.

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• Thu 7/19/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 7/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Last Leaf Productions: The Musicians of Bremen

Children's Theatre

Three animals—a cat, a donkey, and a rooster—have been told they are useless and are sent out into the world, become friends and bond over their common love of music. Just when they have found a new place to call home, a mean burglar kicks them out of their house. The friends work together and use their animal and musical skills to frighten the burglar out of their home and chase him away.

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• Mon 7/23/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Friends of Summit Library Meeting

Volunteer Event

Find fun, friends and fulfillment volunteering with Friends of the Summit Library.

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• Tue 7/24/18 at - 6:00 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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• Wed 7/25/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Puppetry Workshop

Puppet Theater

Build a simple puppet. Immediately follows the Puppet Theatre Presents performance. Ages 6 and up.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 7/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Escape Rooom

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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• Wed 8/1/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 8/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rock-It Science: Gold Records

Class/Workshop

Participants will learn where gold comes from, how to tell for sure it’s gold and not something else, gold panning techniques, supplies needed and the history of gold. Children will be able to pan outside for iron pyrite (fool’s gold) and are guaranteed to take some home with them. Online registration.

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• Tue 8/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Interactive Family Movie: “Coco”

Children,For the Family,Film

Sing along with this fun family film. Decorate a frame for a cherished family photo. All ages.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 8/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Art Meetup

Children's Arts/Crafts, Mixed Media, Drawings/Works on Paper

Meet up with other creative types and share what you are working on. Explore various media. Bring your own sketchbook! Ages 12-18.

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 8/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM