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South Hill Library

15420 Meridian E., Puyallup, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3303

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Toddler Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event

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

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 10:00 AM
• Tue 10/30/18 at - 10:00 AM
• Tue 11/6/18 at - 10:00 AM
• Tue 11/13/18 at - 10:00 AM

Other Upcoming Events

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:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Your Business: Law & Tax Essentials

Business, Class/Workshop

Join local legal and tax experts and a representative from the Small Business Administration as they outline resources available to your small business. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children, Education, For the Family

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:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at - 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:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 10:00 AM

Pierce County Conversations: Self-Care Wednesdays

Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Take care of yourself. Join us for Stretch & Sketch and Bibliotherapy.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 5:00 PM

Family Book Club: Celebrate the Picture Book

Children, For the Family, Community Event

Join us for a book discussion and a fun art activity. This month’s selection is The Hat Trilogy, which includes “I Want My Hat Back,” “This is Not My Hat” and “We Found a Hat” by Jon Klassen. Read one or all of the selections before the meeting, or just drop in. All ages; under 6 with an adult.

Information:

• Thu 10/25/18 at - 6:30 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Fri 10/26/18 at - 10:30 AM

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Talks/Lectures, Politics

Have American politics always been so crazy? Political science professor Cornell Clayton explores how American politics have become an arena for suspicious and angry minds.

Information:

• Sat 10/27/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Teen Halloween Extravaganza

Community Event, Holiday

Join us for a movie, mini pumpkin decorating, a costume contest and more.

Information:

• Sat 10/27/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tween/Teen Games

Social Event

Play board games and video games!

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Play to Learn

Children, Education, For the Family

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:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 1:30 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:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at - 11:30 AM

NaNoWriMo Novel Prep

Class/Workshop, Community Event

Create a NaNoWriMo account online and start brainstorming your novel. Join us to create character sketches, outline plot and plan your writing time. Located in the conference room.

Information:

• Tue 10/30/18 at 6:00 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:

• Wed 10/31/18 at - 10:00 AM

Pierce County Conversations: Self-Care Wednesdays

Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Take care of yourself. Join us for Stretch & Sketch and Bibliotherapy.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at - 5:00 PM

Petite Picasso: Footprint Painted Fall Tree

Children, For the Family, Class/Workshop

Prepare to get messy with fun, creative and process-driven art activities.

Information:

• Thu 11/1/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Fri 11/2/18 at - 10:30 AM

Discover the History of South Hill

Living History, Education, Community Event

Discover the history of South Hill from members of the South Hill Historical Society dressed in period costumes. View photos, maps and other historical items. Sponsored by the South Hill Historical Society.

Information:

• Sat 11/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friends of South Hill Library Fall Book Sale

Community Event

Shop used books and media at great prices. Proceeds help support library programs and services. Friends members pre-sale 9-10 a.m. and $5 bag sale 2-4 p.m.

Information:

• Sat 11/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Life after High School: FAFSA Workshop

Class/Workshop

Navigate the financial aid process and work with local financial aid advisors from Tacoma Community College to walk through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 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:

• Mon 11/5/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at - 11:30 AM

NaNoWriMo Open Writing Space

Class/Workshop

Come to the library where there’s a dedicated space for you to write in the conference room. Light refreshments provided. Use our Chromebooks or bring your own device. Write and discuss with others. Bring your friends!

Information:

• Tue 11/6/18 at 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Self-Care Wednesdays

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Take care of yourself. Join us for Stretch & Sketch and Bibliotherapy.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at - 5:00 PM

Caring for the Caregiver Workshop

Class/Workshop

Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources along with PCLS provide opportunities for facilitated conversations about caring for the caregiver.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Get Smart: Tech Help

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

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 problems.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 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:

• Wed 11/7/18 at - 10:00 AM

WorkSource Workshop: Job Seeker's Guide to the Cloud

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

Learn how cloud technologies such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox can assist you in your job search. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Thu 11/8/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 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:

• Thu 11/8/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tinker Thursday: Chain Reaction-Rube Goldberg Machines

Children, Education

Play and learn as we build, explore and experiment. Supplies for Rube Goldberg machines provided, but feel free to bring your favorite building materials as well.

Information:

• Thu 11/8/18 at - 6:30 PM

Job Club

Class/Workshop, Social Event

This casual-yet-informative group meets to share employment tips. Receive support in your job search and learn from other job seekers. Coffee provided.

Information:

• Fri 11/9/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Fri 11/9/18 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:

• Mon 11/12/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Tween/Teen Games

Social Event

Play board games and video games.

Information:

• Mon 11/12/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

South Hill Book Discussion Group

Meeting

We’ll discuss “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson.

Information:

• Mon 11/12/18 at - 7:00 PM

NaNoWriMo Open Writing Space

Class/Workshop

Come to the library where there’s a dedicated space for you to write in the conference room. Light refreshments provided. Use our Chromebooks or bring your own device. Write and discuss with others. Bring your friends!

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Tue 11/13/18 at - 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:

• Wed 11/14/18 at - 10:00 AM

Self-Care Wednesdays

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Take care of yourself. Join us for Stretch & Sketch and Bibliotherapy.

Information:

• Wed 11/14/18 at - 5:00 PM

Building Madness

Children

Use LEGOs, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. All ages; under 6 with an adult.

Information:

• Thu 11/15/18 at - 6:30 PM

Puyallup Job Club

Business

Puyallup Job Club (free networking group) for job seekers, business owners, and business professionals. Carly Calabrese, career coach, professional marketer, writer, and LinkedIn Consultant will also give a free half hour presentation on the "The importance of networking and how to network." Thursday, November 15, 2018. 11 am to 1 pm in the Meeting Room (the first room you see on the right, when you enter the main entrance of the South Hill Library). South Hill Library address: 15420 Meridian E, Puyallup, WA 98375. Job seekers, business owners, and business professionals are welcome to this event. One minute commercials take place at the beginning of the meeting, business owners can then make any announcements in their business and pass out any business cards and flyers, Carly will then give the presentation, she will then pass out job leads, read a career or marketing related article, share any self-development training, networking, and volunteer opportunities. Please pre-rsvp you and your attendees here: https://www.meetup.com/PuyallupJobClub/events/254064193/

Information:

• Thu 11/15/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Preschool Story Time

Social Event, Children

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

Information:

• Fri 11/16/18 at - 10:30 AM

All Things Medicare

Health & Wellness/Nutrition

Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) present a free class on Medicare. Q&A after the presentation. Call Sound Outreach at 253-596-0918 to register for this session; walk-ins also welcome.

Information:

• Sat 11/17/18 at 1:30 PM - 4:00 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:

• Mon 11/19/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

NaNoWriMo Open Writing Space

Class/Workshop

Come to the library where there’s a dedicated space for you to write in the conference room. Light refreshments provided. Use our Chromebooks or bring your own device. Write and discuss with others. Bring your friends!

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at 5:00 PM - 8:30 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:

• Mon 11/26/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Tween/Teen Games

Social Event

Play board games and video games.

Information:

• Mon 11/26/18 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

NaNoWriMo Open Writing Space

Class/Workshop

Come to the library where there’s a dedicated space for you to write in the conference room. Light refreshments provided. Use our Chromebooks or bring your own device. Write and discuss with others. Bring your friends!

Information:

• Tue 11/27/18 at 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Rag Rug Workshop

Textiles

Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! Bring old bed sheets or other fabric that can be easily torn into strips, and a pair of sharp scissors. Two or three sheets will make a 2’x4’ rug. Some extra materials will be on hand. Lesson runs from 10 a.m. to noon. After a lunch break, come back for the rugging bee if you want more help and fellowship.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Family Book Club

For the Family, Meeting

Join us for a book discussion and fun art activity. For November checkout and read a wordless picture book. Look for a book in the display in the library or ask staff.

Information:

• Thu 11/29/18 at - 6:30 PM

NaNoWriMo All Ages Finishers Party

Community Event

You’ve sweated, toiled and now you’ve finished. Congratulations on your new novel! Celebrate with festivities, food and other novelists.

Information:

• Fri 11/30/18 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 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:

• Mon 12/3/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Mon 12/10/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM