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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

Summer Stories for Babies and Toddlers

Children

For Babies - Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. Ages 0-2 with an adult. For Toddlers - Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more! Ages 2-3 with an adult.

Information:

• Thu 7/19/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 7/26/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/2/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/9/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
• Thu 8/16/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Other Upcoming Events

Brainstorms

Children

Share a story or two, followed by a related activity. Ages 6-10.

Information:

• Mon 7/16/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Pierce County Environmental Educators: Trash to Treasured Musical Instruments

Children

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!

Information:

• Mon 7/16/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 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 7/16/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Nancy Pearl

Talks/Lectures

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.

Information:

• Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Wed 7/18/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 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 7/19/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Rock Painting

Class/Workshop, Community Event

Come learn the basics of rock painting with Valerie Sison. Supplies are provided to create your rock.

Information:

• Sat 7/21/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Brainstorms

Children

Share a story or two, followed by a related activity. Ages 6-10.

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 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 7/23/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 7/25/18 at - 7:00 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 7/26/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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.

Information:

• Thu 7/26/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Brainstorms

Children

Share a story or two, followed by a related activity. Ages 6-10.

Information:

• Mon 7/30/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Rooted in Rights

Community Event

Rooted in Rights produces videos that tell authentic, accessible stories that empower our community to advocate for disability rights. Join us for a screening, followed by a facilitated discussion.

Information:

• Mon 7/30/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 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 7/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 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."

Information:

• Tue 7/31/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Wed 8/1/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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!

Information:

• Fri 8/3/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Karaoke

Karaoke

Unleash your inner rock star!

Information:

• Mon 8/6/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Brainstorms

Children

Share a story or two, followed by a related activity. Ages 6-10.

Information:

• Mon 8/6/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Charlie Hope

Acoustic,Folk,Pop,Rock,Family/Child

Charlie Hope is a Parent's Choice Award-winning performer whose catchy, interactive music appeals to kids and adults alike.

Information:

• Tue 8/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Wed 8/8/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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:

• Wed 8/8/18 at - 7:00 PM

Brainstorms

Children

Share a story or two, followed by a related activity. Ages 6-10.

Information:

• Mon 8/13/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

Information:

• Wed 8/15/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Information:

• Wed 8/22/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 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 8/30/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM