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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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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 4/22/19 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, 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 4/22/19 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Read to a Dog

Animals, Children, Education

Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.

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• Tue 4/23/19 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 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.

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• Tue 4/23/19 at - 10:30 AM

Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

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• Wed 4/24/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 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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• Wed 4/24/19 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.

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• Wed 4/24/19 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 4/25/19 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.

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• Thu 4/25/19 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.

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• Fri 4/26/19 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 4/27/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, 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 4/29/19 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

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 4/29/19 at 5:00 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 4/30/19 at - 10:30 AM

Read to a Dog

Animals, Children, Education

Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.

Information:

• Tue 4/30/19 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 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:

• Wed 5/1/19 at - 10:00 AM

Author Event: Chandler O'Leary

Signing/Readings

Chandler O’Leary shares stories and the process behind her new book, “The Best Coast: A Road Trip Atlas: Illustrated Adventures Along the West Coast’s Historic Highways.” A pop-up shop follows the event, with signed books available for sale.

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• Wed 5/1/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 5/2/19 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 5/2/19 at - 10:30 AM

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:

• Fri 5/3/19 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 5/3/19 at - 10:30 AM

Read with a Daffodil Princess

Children, Community Event

Daffodil princesses will read stories, talk with children and be available for photos.

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• Sat 5/4/19 at 11:00 AM - 11:45 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 5/4/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, 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 5/6/19 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

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 5/6/19 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 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.

Information:

• Fri 5/10/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Meet the Author: Karen Robbins

Family/Child (Books)

Hear from local author Karen Robbins and celebrate her Think! series of books with activities and games. For toddlers and preschoolers.

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• Fri 5/10/19 at 10:25 AM - 11:30 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 5/11/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mosaic Tile Mandalas

Class/Workshop

Experiment with symmetry and patterns as you piece together a beautiful tile mandala. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Sat 5/11/19 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, 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 5/13/19 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

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 5/13/19 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wisdom Cafe

Seniors, Social 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.

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• Tue 5/14/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WorkSource Workshops: Email-Professional Communication

Class/Workshop, Business

Learn about the best practices of professional communications, different email features and safety. Explore free resources.

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• Wed 5/15/19 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

WorkSource Workshops: Effective Applications & Resumes

Class/Workshop

Navigate sticky situations such as age, background and reasons for leaving a job. Create a winning resume and an effective cover letter you can target for specific positions. You will receive the newly updated Resume Kit.

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• Wed 5/15/19 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 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 5/16/19 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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 5/17/19 at 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop in Business Coaching

Conference

Veterans Business Outreach Center Business Counselor Steve Watts-Oelrich will be holding walk-in office hours for business counseling at the University Place Library on the 3rd Friday of every month from 11 am to 5 pm at the University Place Library. You do not need an appointment but if you would like to reserve a certain time or have questions, please contact stevewo@businessimpactnw.org.

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• Fri 5/17/19 at

Tacoma Musical Playhouse Mini Camp for Teens

Children

high-energy, fun-filled morning of theater games and activities. This workshop is designed for teens entering grades 7-12 with an interest in theater. No experience is required. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Sat 5/18/19 at 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Tacoma Musical Playhouse Mini Camp

Children

Linda Palacio, TMP’s Educational Director, leads a high-energy, fun-filled morning of theater games and activities. This workshop is designed for children entering grades 1-6 with an interest in theater. No experience is required. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Sat 5/18/19 at 10:00 AM - 10:45 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 5/18/19 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, 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 5/20/19 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

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 5/20/19 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pierce County READS Book Discussion

Meeting

Join us to read Pierce County READS selection, “Behold the Dreamers” by Imbolo Mbue. More info: piercecountyreads.org.

Information:

• Tue 5/21/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Travel Israel, Jordan and Egypt with Pat O'Connor

Talks/Lectures

Join Pat O’Connor for an evening of stories and photos from his recent adventures in Israel, Jordan and Egypt.

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• Wed 5/22/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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 5/30/19 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Drop in Business Coaching

Conference

Veterans Business Outreach Center Business Counselor Steve Watts-Oelrich will be holding walk-in office hours for business counseling at the University Place Library on the 3rd Friday of every month from 11 am to 5 pm at the University Place Library. You do not need an appointment but if you would like to reserve a certain time or have questions, please contact stevewo@businessimpactnw.org.

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