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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

Family Story Time

For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. For families with young children. 30 minutes.

Information:

• Tue 3/13/18 at - 6:00 PM
• Tue 3/20/18 at - 6:00 PM
• Tue 3/27/18 at - 6:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

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 2/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

The Magic Tree: Shadow Puppet Show and Workshop

Children, Education, Community Event, Puppet Theater, Children's Theatre

The Magic Tree features flute, song and an encouraging ecological theme about doing what we can to make a better world. Following the 20-minute show, children can make their own shadow puppets and participate in a simple show.

Information:

• Mon 2/26/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 2/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 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:

• Tue 2/27/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Job Seeker Services—Russian

Class/Workshop, Education

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

Information:

• Tue 2/27/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Teen Hangout

Social Event

Hang with your library friends, make a craft and grab a free snack. Event audience: Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult

Information:

• Wed 2/28/18 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 2/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 3/1/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Building Madness

Children, Education, For the Family

Use LEGO bricks, Straws and Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Fun for the whole family.

Information:

• Thu 3/1/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Knit Together

Class/Workshop

Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.

Information:

• Thu 3/1/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Children

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 114th birthday. Join us for stories, a craft and other fun activities.

Information:

• Fri 3/2/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 3/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Life after High School: Financial Foundations: Credit

Class/Workshop

Understanding credit can be overwhelming, but it’s crucial to a healthy financial future. Learn how to establish credit, your responsibilities as a borrower and how to monitor your credit using credit reports and credit scores. Presented by Financial Beginnings.

Information:

• Tue 3/6/18 at - 6:30 PM

Teen Hangout

Social Event

Hang with your library friends, make a craft and grab a free snack. Event audience: Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult

Information:

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

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 3/8/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Edible Gardens - Starting From Seeds

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. These free monthly workshops are held at locations around Pierce County. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 3/8/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Knit Together

Class/Workshop

Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.

Information:

• Thu 3/8/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Read to a Dog

Children, Education

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

Information:

• Mon 3/12/18 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 3/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Teen Hangout

Social Event

Hang with your library friends, make a craft and grab a free snack. Event audience: Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult

Information:

• Wed 3/14/18 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 3/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 3/15/18 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 3/15/18 at - 10:15 AM

Knit Together

Class/Workshop

Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.

Information:

• Thu 3/15/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Stress Management

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Is the job search dragging you down? This interactive session addresses how stress impacts you and how to manage it, including: defining stress and how it impacts our lives, job seeker depression, anxiety, self-confidence in the job search, PTSD and self-care.

Information:

• Thu 3/15/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Job Hunting for Mature Workers

Class/Workshop

Concerned that age is impacting your job search? Address issues such as over-qualification or career changes.

Information:

• Thu 3/15/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Blooms - Spring Flowers

Children

Learn three styles–daffodils, roses and carnations–to create beautiful bouquets. All supplies provided.

Information:

• Thu 3/15/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 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 3/16/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 3/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Egg Engineers: Save an Egg from Disaster

Children, Education

Learn about the important role of inventors and engineer safe landings for eggs dropped from an alarming height. Kids under 8 with an adult.

Information:

• Mon 3/19/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Movie Night!

Social Event

Join us for a free screening of “Battle of the Sexes,” starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell. Popcorn provided.

Information:

• Tue 3/20/18 at - 6:00 PM

Teen Hangout

Social Event

Hang with your library friends, make a craft and grab a free snack. Event audience: Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult

Information:

• Wed 3/21/18 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 3/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 3/22/18 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 3/22/18 at - 10:15 AM

Life after High School: Financing College

Class/Workshop

Explore your options to pay for college. Review available college loans, interest accumulation and payback options. Learn the basics of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and where to access additional support.

Information:

• Thu 3/22/18 at - 6:30 PM

Knit Together

Class/Workshop

Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.

Information:

• Thu 3/22/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

3D Print Shop

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

Bring a file ready to print, take a quick 3D design lesson, or just watch and learn about the process.

Information:

• Fri 3/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 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 3/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.

Information:

• Mon 3/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Read to a Dog

Animals, literacy, library

Practice your reading with dogs who love to listen!

Information:

• Mon 3/26/18 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Teen Hangout

Social Event

Hang with your library friends, make a craft and grab a free snack. Event audience: Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult

Information:

• Wed 3/28/18 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 3/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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 3/29/18 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 3/29/18 at - 10:15 AM

Knit Together

Class/Workshop

Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.

Information:

• Thu 3/29/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 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 3/30/18 at - 10:30 AM

Edible Gardens - Container Gardening

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. These free monthly workshops are held at locations around Pierce County. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 4/12/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Edible Gardens - Garden Soil 101

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 5/10/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Edible Gardens - Your Summer Garden: Vegetables & Herbs

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 6/14/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Edible Gardens - Garden Bugs, Diseases & Non-Toxic Alternatives

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 7/12/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Edible Gardens - Fall and Winter Gardening

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 9/13/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Edible Gardens - Composting Basics & Putting the Garden to Bed

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education

Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.

Information:

• Thu 10/11/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM