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Lakewood Library

6300 Wildaire Rd. Southwest, Lakewood, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3302

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org/

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Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

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

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• Tue 6/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Tech Help

Computers/Technology

Drop in, bring your questions and devices. Staff will help you with your tech-related problems.

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• Wed 6/20/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Become A YouTuber

Class/Workshop

Find your audience, create your personal style, make vids with your friends and incorporate film-making techniques into your own YouTube channel.

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• Wed 6/20/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Job Search Strategies

Class/Workshop

Taught by WorkSource employment experts, learn a variety of job-search methods to increase your chances at finding the perfect job. This class introduces using information about the labor-market. Find out about strategies to locate job openings, like networking, information interviews and using the internet. Participants earn a UI job search credit. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Thu 6/21/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Read-A-Thon Summer Kick-Off

Community Event

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.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Instrument Petting Zoo: Rain City Rock Camp

Special Event

Ever wondered what it would feel like to ROCK? Come find out at this hands-on collaboration with Rain City Rock Camp! Try out an electric guitar, a bass guitar or even the drums! Talk to an expert about what it takes to learn an instrument or start your own band, and tap into some great music resources around the Puget Sound area.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education

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

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• Tue 6/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 6/26/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tech Help

Computers/Technology

Drop in, bring your questions and devices. Staff will help you with your tech-related problems.

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Become A YouTuber

Class/Workshop

Find your audience, create your personal style, make vids with your friends and incorporate film-making techniques into your own YouTube channel.

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Podcasting with Out of the Fridge

Class/Workshop

Learn podcasting basics, including how to get started, plus tips and tricks from our experts at Out of the Fridge podcast. Ages 12-18. Online registration.

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• Thu 6/28/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sound FX - Foley

Class/Workshop

Learn about the creation of sound effects for movies, TV, video games, theater and radio. Go behind the scenes and create your own sound effects for a movie! Ages 12-18. Online registration.

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• Thu 6/28/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Art Classes Rock!

Painting

Put your paint brush to canvas and attend a three-session acrylic painting class. Classes taught by Rene Diaz, renowned painting and mural artist. Diaz is affiliated with the Tacoma Art Museum and is an art teacher with the Seattle School District. His work has shown throughout the United States. Grades 7-10. Online registration required.

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• Thu 6/28/18 - Sat 6/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Interactive Movies

Film

Hang out for snacks, games, antics and shenanigans while watching your fave cult films.

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• Tue 7/3/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 7/3/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/4/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Louie Foxx: Mineral Magic

Children

This show is full of magic, comedy, juggling and tons of audience interaction. You’ll be amazed as a kid from the audience magically creates a diamond! You’ll roll in the aisles laughing as Louie creates a fossil right before your eyes.

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• Thu 7/5/18 at 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Idea Hatch: Music Maker

Special Event

Experiment with sound at several stations. Make music with a wind tunnel and try out a musical bench! Make a sound and light show when you move, and try out PVC pipe instruments! Make music with mad marble runs and play with oscillation and pitch! All ages.

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• Mon 7/9/18 at 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 7/10/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Interactive Movies

Film

Hang out for snacks, games, antics and shenanigans while watching your fave cult films.

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• Tue 7/10/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Become A YouTuber

Class/Workshop

Find your audience, create your personal style, make vids with your friends and incorporate film-making techniques into your own YouTube channel.

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Ian Dobson: Steel Drum Party

Family/Child

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. All ages.

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• Fri 7/13/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Interactive Movies

Film

Hang out for snacks, games, antics and shenanigans while watching your fave cult films.

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Become A YouTuber

Class/Workshop

Find your audience, create your personal style, make vids with your friends and incorporate film-making techniques into your own YouTube channel.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Gansango Music and Dance: African Beats

Family/Child, World

Come shake, rattle and roll with two African teaching artists who will demonstrate the wide variety of drums found across Africa, and show participants how to play basic rhythms using shakers, bells, drums and clapping. Ages 6 and up. Online Registration

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• Fri 7/20/18 at 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Dig In! Mini Burke Museum

Children, Education

What was the Earth like millions of years ago? Examine real fossils, rocks and minerals, as well as cast replicas of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and plants. Unearth fossils in our fossil dig pits, learn about the work of paleontologists and geologists, and imagine the amazing life that once inhabited our planet. All ages.

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• Sat 7/21/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 7/24/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Interactive Movies

Film

Hang out for snacks, games, antics and shenanigans while watching your fave cult films.

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• Tue 7/24/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Emerald Street: Race, Class, Culture, and the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest

Community Event, Talks/Lectures

Author and professor Daudi Abe discusses how Northwest hip-hop is a document of our region’s social and political movements, energies, ideologies and how it embodies a unique sense of community. Discover the history behind not only the Northwest’s Grammy-winning rappers, but its world champion break dance crew, its internationally read hip-hop magazine, the producers who collaborated with some of the biggest names in music, its world-renowned clothing designers and the grassroots organizations dedicated to community service and education. Funded with support from Humanities Washington.

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• Tue 7/24/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Become A YouTuber

Class/Workshop

Find your audience, create your personal style, make vids with your friends and incorporate film-making techniques into your own YouTube channel.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Puppet Theatre Presents #2

Puppet Theater

Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories " Goat in the Chili Peppers" and "Stone Soup." Ages 6 and up.

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• Fri 7/27/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

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• Mon 7/30/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Interactive Movies

Film

Hang out for snacks, games, antics and shenanigans while watching your fave cult films.

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• Tue 7/31/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 7/31/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more.

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• Tue 8/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Interactive Movies

Film

Hang out for snacks, games, antics and shenanigans while watching your fave cult films.

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• Tue 8/7/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Celebrate International Cat Day

Class/Workshop

Calling all fans of felines! Make crafty cat toys to keep or donate and meet local celebrity cat bloggers. Learn how you can make a difference in your community helping cats in need. A fun afternoon for cat lovers of all ages.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Saturday Afternoon Fever

Line Dancing

Disco rocks! Put on your boogie shoes and hustle over to the Library! Learn the “Night Fever” line dance—an easy version for all ages and abilities.

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• Sat 8/11/18 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Teen Late Night Library Takeover

Social Event

Give summer a proper send-off by taking over the library after hours! Hang out and rock out with music, games, food and more!

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• Fri 8/17/18 at 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM