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University Place Library

3609 Market Pl. West, University Place, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3307

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Laughter Yoga

Class/Workshop,Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi,Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Certified Laughter Yoga Leaders support healing through yogic breath work and childlike play, reducing stress, strengthening the immune system and enhancing creativity.

Information:

• Wed 9/19/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Yoga Story Time

Children, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Yoga movements, books and songs for preschoolers. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 9/19/18 at - 10:00 AM

Noveltea Book Group

Community Event

Afternoon book talk and tea. See Kristine in the library or email upref@piercecountylibrary.org for more information.

Information:

• Thu 9/20/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

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• Sat 9/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dance Theatre Northwest ~ "Fall For Dance" Auction Gala

Classical Dance

This event is a live and silent auction to support Dance Theatre Northwest. This is a vital fundraising event that will replace worn-out equipment so that a local 501-c-3 nonprofit can continue a 31 year tradition of giving Free dance performances as part of its community outreach. All attendees will enjoy live musical entertainment, beverages, small plates and a chance to bid on high-value auction items--like an exotic tropical vacation, a cruise, and more.

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• Sat 9/22/18 at 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Coffee with Your Librarian: Funding Library Services

Community Event

Learn more about funding library services for growing and changing communities.

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• Mon 9/24/18 at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

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• Mon 9/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Self-Care for Teens: Tools for Managing Stress

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Dr. Rebecca DeWaay with Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital presents healthy ways for teens to manage stress.

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• Mon 9/24/18 at - 4:30 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

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• Tue 9/25/18 at - 10:30 AM

Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 9/26/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 2-3 years.

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• Wed 9/26/18 at - 10:00 AM

Preschool Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 3-6 years.

Information:

• Wed 9/26/18 at - 11:00 AM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music,Signing/Readings,Community Event,For the Family

Want to share your talent? Tell a story, sing a song, read a poem or just sit back and enjoy. All ages, talents and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event. Contact Steve Carmody at scarmody@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3601 for more information.

Information:

• Thu 9/27/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 9/27/18 at - 10:30 AM

Preschool Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 3-6 years.

Information:

• Fri 9/28/18 at - 10:30 AM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 9/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 10/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

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• Tue 10/2/18 at - 10:30 AM

ROBOTS! Lego Mindstorms

Children, Education

Build and program a robotic vehicle using Lego Mindstorm kits! Ages 8-12. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Tue 10/2/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

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• Wed 10/3/18 at - 11:00 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 10/3/18 at - 10:00 AM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 10/4/18 at - 10:30 AM

Knit (or Crochet) Together

Children

Transform yarn into amazing creations. Learn to knit or crochet, improve your knitting, or just come and knit. All skill levels welcome; experienced knitters on hand. Bring your own supplies.

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• Thu 10/4/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

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• Fri 10/5/18 at - 10:30 AM

Tech Help

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:

• Fri 10/5/18 at - 2:00 PM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 10/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Teen Council

Volunteer Event

Teen councils can plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials, and discuss all the great ideas you will share. Teen council counts for service credit. Contact Genevieve at gdettmer@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3307 for more information.

Information:

• Mon 10/8/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 10/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Tue 10/9/18 at - 10:30 AM

Pierce County Conversations: Wisdom Cafe

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors

Designed with older adults in mind, Wisdom Café offers an opportunity to meet and converse with others on a variety of pre-determined topics. This month’s topic: fitness.

Information:

• Tue 10/9/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your 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 your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 10/10/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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:

• Wed 10/10/18 at - 11:00 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 10/10/18 at - 10:00 AM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 10/11/18 at - 10:30 AM

Tech Help

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:

• Fri 10/12/18 at - 2:00 PM

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 10/12/18 at - 10:30 AM

Start and Grow Your Business

Class/Workshop

The Veterans Business Outreach Center provides veteran and non-veteran entrepreneurs with free support. Drop-in.

Information:

• Fri 10/12/18 at 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Yoga Story Time

Children, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Yoga movements, books and songs for preschoolers. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Sat 10/13/18 at - 11:00 AM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 10/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 10/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Tue 10/16/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Wed 10/17/18 at - 10:00 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:

• Wed 10/17/18 at - 11:00 AM

Noveltea Book Group

Meeting

Books and tea afternoon book group. See Kristine in the library or email upref@piercecountylibrary.org for more information.

Information:

• Thu 10/18/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 10/18/18 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 10/19/18 at - 10:30 AM

"How I Became a Pirate" with Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Children, For the Family

Ahoy, mateys! Enjoy a preview of the upcoming TMP musical, along with pirate games, activities and snacks. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Sat 10/20/18 at - 11:00 AM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 10/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Teen Council

Volunteer Event

Teen councils can plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials, and discuss all the great ideas you will share. Teen council counts for service credit. Contact Genevieve at gdettmer@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3307 for more information.

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

WorkSource Workshop: LinkedIn Help Session

Class/Workshop

Learn how to expand your network, search for LinkedIn-advertised jobs and do company research. Attendees must have a current LinkedIn profile. Need help setting up an account? Ask a librarian for help. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Tue 10/23/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Prepare for Job Interviews

Class/Workshop

Learn the benefits of pre-interview prep work and how to respond to overqualification, salary and background issues. You will receive an Interview Survival handout.

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• Tue 10/23/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Flash Women, Fast Cars and Flaming Stars

Signing/Readings

Celebrate autumn with local poets Connie Walle and Michael Magee as they read from their recently published books by MoonPath Press. Connie will read from her debut collection, “What’s Left,” about strong women and Michael’s “How We Move Toward Light” explores myths and urban legends. Book signing to follow.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your 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 your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 11:00 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 10:00 AM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at - 10:30 AM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music,Signing/Readings,Community Event,For the Family

Want to share your talent? Tell a story, sing a song, read a poem or just sit back and enjoy. All ages, talents and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event. Contact Steve Carmody at scarmody@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3601 for more information.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 10/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 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.

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

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

Pierce County Conversations: Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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:

• Wed 10/31/18 at - 11:00 AM