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Parkland/Spanaway Library

13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3304

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Tech Help

Computers/Technology, Education

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 questions.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 6:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 6:00 PM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Build a Robotic Face

Children, Education, For the Family

Learn together about Artificial Intelligence technology through hands-on activities. Dinner provided. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Play to Learn

Children, For the Family

Play to Learn is for those who nurture children 6 and under. Each week’s theme offers individual play, fun group activities, songs and stories for children and adults to enjoy.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Thu 10/25/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Thu 10/25/18 at - 10:30 AM

Pierce County Conversations: Body Positivity with Lily Stokely, N.D.

Talks/Lectures

Lily Stokely will discuss concepts of body positivity and Health at Every Size, including intuitive eating and how it supports body positive mentality. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pacific Science Center: Volts and Jolts Show

Children, Education

Electricity is illuminated in a series of shocking experiments. Explore the properties of electricity with our hair-raising Van de Graaff generator and Tesla coil.

Information:

• Fri 10/26/18 at - 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 10/26/18 at - 10:30 AM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at - 10:30 AM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at - 6:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future with TCC

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine scholarship applications. No commitment to TCC necessary. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children, For the Family

Play to Learn is for those who nurture children 6 and under. Each week’s theme offers individual play, fun group activities, songs and stories for children and adults to enjoy.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Knit Together

Folk Art/Crafts, Textiles

Learn to knit, improve your knitting or just knit with us. All skill levels and ages welcome. Supplies provided.

Information:

• Thu 11/1/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Thu 11/1/18 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.

Information:

• Fri 11/2/18 at - 10:30 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at - 10:30 AM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Animal Classifier and Emotion Detector

Children, Education

Learn about Artificial Intelligence technology! The AI Family Challenge is run by Curiosity Machine, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Thu 11/8/18 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.

Information:

• Fri 11/9/18 at - 10:30 AM

Introduction to Watercolor

Class/Workshop

Use basic watercolor techniques to learn how to paint. No experience necessary. For teens and adults.

Information:

• Sat 11/10/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at - 6:00 PM

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games.

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at - 10:30 AM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 11/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Design Your Own AI Solution

Children, Education

Learn about Artificial Intelligence technology. The AI Family Challenge is run by Curiosity Machine, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/14/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future with TCC

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine scholarship applications. No commitment to TCC necessary. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 11/14/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Thu 11/15/18 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.

Information:

• Fri 11/16/18 at - 10:30 AM

Genealogy Discussion Group

Class/Workshop

Bring your family history questions and join us for genealogy discussion on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Meeting Room.

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at - 7:00 PM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Movie Night

Film, For the Family

Join us for free popcorn and the movie, “Avengers: Infinity War.” No registration required. Rated PG-13.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 11/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

WorkSource Drop-In Help

Business, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Zero Waste, Plastic and Climate Change

Community Event, Class/Workshop

Join Zero Waste Washington and learn how you can help make trash obsolete. More info: conversations.pcls.us.

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

ESL Classes

Class/Workshop

Please contact library for availability.

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Pitch Your AI Invention

Children, Education

Learn about Artificial Intelligence technology. The AI Family Challenge is run by Curiosity Machine, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. For families with children ages 8-14. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Job Seeker Services-Russian

Class/Workshop

Designed for those whose primary languages are Russian, Romanian or Ukrainian. Learn the best ways to approach your job search. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Get Hired Help

Class/Workshop

Has your job search process stalled? Want to learn more tech skills? Need to write your resume? Arrive by 3 p.m. to be guaranteed help by library and WorkSource staff for your tech and job-related questions.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future with TCC

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine scholarship applications. No commitment to TCC necessary. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children

Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.

Information:

• Wed 12/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
• Wed 12/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM