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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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Featured Event

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

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

Information:

• Mon 4/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 4/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 5/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 5/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 5/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

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 4/19/18 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 4/19/18 at - 10:30 AM

Pierce County Reads - Book Discussions - "Between the World and Me"

Community Event

Bring your observations, comments and questions for discussion in a friendly group setting.

Information:

• Thu 4/19/18 at - 3:30 PM

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 4/20/18 at - 10:30 AM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 4/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Vacations of a Different Stripe

Class/Workshop, Seniors, Volunteer Event

There’s a growing interest in alternative vacations ranging from extended house sitting to “voluntourism” and many other options. Sometimes these rewarding experiences are in far off lands while other times they are in our own back yard. Hear about the possibilities and the resources available to connect.

Information:

• Mon 4/23/18 at - 6:30 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.

Information:

• Tue 4/24/18 at - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family

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

Information:

• Wed 4/25/18 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 4/25/18 at - 11:00 AM

A Meditation Practice Group

Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 4/25/18 at - 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 4/26/18 at - 10:30 AM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music

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 4/26/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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 4/27/18 at - 10:30 AM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 4/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Life after High School: Financing College

Class/Workshop

Explore your options to pay for college. Review available college loans, interest accumulation and payback options. Learn the basics of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and where to access additional support.

Information:

• Sat 4/28/18 at - 1:00 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 5/1/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Wed 5/2/18 at - 10:00 AM

Travel Talk

Community Event

Learn tips and use free resources to plan your next trip. There is a featured monthly destination, but we will also share ideas, relive adventures and get inspiration from others.

Information:

• Wed 5/2/18 at - 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:

• Wed 5/2/18 at - 11:00 AM
• Wed 5/2/18 at - 11:00 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.

Information:

• Thu 5/3/18 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 5/3/18 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 5/4/18 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:

• Fri 5/4/18 at - 10:30 AM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 5/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Council

Children, Volunteer Event

Help shape services and events for teens at the library. Participation can count as volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.

Information:

• Mon 5/7/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Rock Gardening

Community Event

Large, small, whimsy—Zen out your doorstep or along a wall. This is an opportunity to learn about famous rock gardens, rock walls and to design your own.

Information:

• Tue 5/8/18 at - 7:00 PM

Wisdom Cafe

Community Event

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 we’ll discuss the positive aspects of aging.

Information:

• Tue 5/8/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Quilling with Emily

For the Family, Class/Workshop

Learn, make and take quilled magnets with expert paper crafter Emily Mallory. Supplies provided. Ages 8 and up. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Thu 5/10/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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 5/11/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 5/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

KaBOOM! Imagination Playground

Children, Education

Think you can build castles, a slide or a tunnel with giant foam blocks? We think you can! Ages 3 and up.

Information:

• Sat 5/12/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stress Management

Class/Workshop

This interactive session addresses how stress impacts you during the job search and how to manage it, including: defining stress and how it’s impacting our lives, job seeker depression, anxiety, self-confidence in the job search, PTSD and self-care.

Information:

• Wed 5/16/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Prepare for Job Interviews

Class/Workshop

In this WorkSource workshop you will learn the benefits of pre-interview prep and how to respond to questions in the most positive way possible.

Information:

• Wed 5/16/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Peace Meals Film and Discussion

Community Event

Join us for a screening of the documentary “Peace Meals” where American and Vietnamese veterans and the next generation share their stories over a meal. Continue the conversation and share your thoughts, experiences and perspectives following the film. Presented in partnership with KBTC.

Information:

• Thu 5/17/18 at - 6:30 PM

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 5/17/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 5/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Council

Children, Volunteer Event

Help shape services and events for teens at the library. Participation can count as volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.

Information:

• Mon 5/21/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Living with Low Vision: Light, Magnification and Contrast

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors

Understand the three keys to maximize reading with low vision. Learn how to use lighting, magnification and contrast at home and in the library.

Information:

• Tue 5/22/18 at - 3:00 PM

Computer Basics

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

Get started with basic computer skills and concepts. Identify the parts of a computer, learn basic Windows functions and use a mouse and keyboard.

Information:

• Wed 5/23/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Meditation Practice Group

Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 5/30/18 at - 7:00 PM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music

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 5/31/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM