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Key Center Library

8905 Key Peninsula Hwy N, Lakebay, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3309

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Family Story Time

Social Event

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.

Information:

• Tue 6/26/18 at - 11:00 AM

Other Upcoming Events

Charlie the Noise Guy

Children

Your voice is your instrument! Charlie the Noise Guy will teach you beat boxing, tunes and toons. Soundtracks for stories and the history of music! All ages.

Information:

• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Read-A-Thon Summer Kick-Off

For the Family,Family/Child (Books)

Start your summer with a visit to your local library on June 23. Participate in the all ages Read-A-Thon. For every hour read, your branch will earn a new book! Story times, readers theater and fun for everyone.

Information:

• Sat 6/23/18 at 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Emily’s Paper Crafts: Haiku Origami Cranes

Folk Art/Crafts

Learn how to write a haiku poem and fold three origami cranes. Ages 8-16.

Information:

• Mon 6/25/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 6/26/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lego and Building Madness

Children, Education

Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family! All ages.

Information:

• Fri 6/29/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LEGO and Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts,Children

Use the library's Legos, straws and connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Duplos and other blocks are available for the little ones.

Information:

• Fri 6/29/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ROBOTS! Lego Mindstorms

Children

Build and program a robotic vehicle using our Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar. Ages 8 and up.

Information:

• Mon 7/2/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 7/3/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 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."

Information:

• Fri 7/6/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 7/10/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

KaBOOM Imagination Playground

Children, Education

What do you imagine creating: a castle, a slide, tunnels or turrets? Kids can do it all with our big blue foam blocks. It’s a movable playground at the library.

Information:

• Fri 7/13/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Miho and Diego Duo: Musical Trip to Japan and South America

World, Family/Child

Miho Takekawa from Japan and Diego Coy from Colombia will introduce their native music and encourage the audience to participate by joining them in singing in Japanese and Spanish as well as body percussion. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about various instruments that are rare in the U.S.

Information:

• Mon 7/16/18 at 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 7/17/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Effective Applications and Resumes

Class/Workshop

Get tips for creating effective applications, resumes and cover letters while learning how to navigate those sometimes sticky situations in the application process. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Fri 7/20/18 at - 11:00 AM

WorkSource Workshop: Get Hired Help

Class/Workshop

Has your job search process stalled? Want to learn more tech skills? Need to write your resume? Get help from library and WorkSource staff for your tech and job-related questions.

Information:

• Fri 7/20/18 at - 2:00 PM

The Art of Rockhounding in the Northwest with Greg Farley

Class/Workshop

Come see rock specimens from around the Northwest and learn where to find them. Learn how to unearth beautiful rocks from Washington and Oregon.

Information:

• Sat 7/21/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Art of Rockhounding in the Northwest with Greg Farley

Children, Education

Come see rock specimens from around the Northwest and learn where to find them. Learn how to unearth beautiful rocks from Washington and Oregon. Ages 8 and up.

Information:

• Sat 7/21/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Escape Room

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.

Information:

• Mon 7/23/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 7/24/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Charlie Hope

Family/Child

Come sing along with Charlie! Enjoy well-known songs as well as Charlie’s originals. Bring your singing voices and dancing shoes to move and sing along! All ages.

Information:

• Fri 7/27/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 7/31/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Information:

• Fri 8/3/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ian Dobson: Steel Drum Party

Special Event

People from different cultures have faced challenges in making music. Find out how they overcame these challenges with creativity, repurposing and recycling objects. Learn about musical innovations and play instruments such as steel drums from the island of Trinidad, the hambone rhythm from the U.S. and the cha-cha dance from Cuba.

Information:

• Mon 8/6/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 8/7/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LEGO and Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts,Children

Use the library's Legos, straws and connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Duplos and other blocks are available for the little ones.

Information:

• Fri 8/10/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Throwback Jams

Special Event

Upcycle CDs, cassette tapes and vinyl albums while jamming out to your favorite musical throwbacks. Online registration.

Information:

• Mon 8/13/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories for Families

Children, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children.

Information:

• Tue 8/14/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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 8/17/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM