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University Place Library

3609 Market Pl. West, University Place, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3307

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education

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

Information:

• Mon 4/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 5/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 5/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
• Mon 5/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music

Want to share your talent/ Tell a story, sing a song, read a poem or just sit back and enjoy. All ages, talents and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event. Contact Steve Carmody at scarmody@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3601 for more information.

Information:

• Thu 4/26/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 4/26/18 at - 10:30 AM

Preschool Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 3-6 years.

Information:

• Fri 4/27/18 at - 10:30 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:

• Sat 4/28/18 at - 1:00 PM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 4/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Story Time

Children

Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays and movement games. For ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult. 20-30 minutes.

Information:

• Tue 5/1/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Wed 5/2/18 at - 10:00 AM

Travel Talk

Community Event

Learn tips and use free resources to plan your next trip. There is a featured monthly destination, but we will also share ideas, relive adventures and get inspiration from others.

Information:

• Wed 5/2/18 at - 7:00 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:

• Wed 5/2/18 at - 11:00 AM
• Wed 5/2/18 at - 11:00 AM

Knit (or Crochet) Together

Children

Transform yarn into amazing creations. Learn to knit or crochet, improve your knitting, or just come and knit. All skill levels welcome; experienced knitters on hand. Bring your own supplies.

Information:

• Thu 5/3/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Baby Story Time

Children

Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. 20-60 minutes.

Information:

• Thu 5/3/18 at - 10:30 AM

Tech Help

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:

• Fri 5/4/18 at 2:00 PM - 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 5/4/18 at - 10:30 AM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 5/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Council

Children, Volunteer Event

Help shape services and events for teens at the library. Participation can count as volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.

Information:

• Mon 5/7/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Rock Gardening

Community Event

Large, small, whimsy—Zen out your doorstep or along a wall. This is an opportunity to learn about famous rock gardens, rock walls and to design your own.

Information:

• Tue 5/8/18 at - 7:00 PM

Wisdom Cafe

Community Event

Designed with older adults in mind, Wisdom Café offers an opportunity to meet and converse with others on a variety of pre-determined topics. This month we’ll discuss the positive aspects of aging.

Information:

• Tue 5/8/18 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Paper Quilling with Emily

For the Family, Class/Workshop

Learn, make and take quilled magnets with expert paper crafter Emily Mallory. Supplies provided. Ages 8 and up. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Thu 5/10/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Tech Help

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:

• Fri 5/11/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 5/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

KaBOOM! Imagination Playground

Children, Education

Think you can build castles, a slide or a tunnel with giant foam blocks? We think you can! Ages 3 and up.

Information:

• Sat 5/12/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stress Management

Class/Workshop

This interactive session addresses how stress impacts you during the job search and how to manage it, including: defining stress and how it’s impacting our lives, job seeker depression, anxiety, self-confidence in the job search, PTSD and self-care.

Information:

• Wed 5/16/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Prepare for Job Interviews

Class/Workshop

In this WorkSource workshop you will learn the benefits of pre-interview prep and how to respond to questions in the most positive way possible.

Information:

• Wed 5/16/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Peace Meals Film and Discussion

Community Event

Join us for a screening of the documentary “Peace Meals” where American and Vietnamese veterans and the next generation share their stories over a meal. Continue the conversation and share your thoughts, experiences and perspectives following the film. Presented in partnership with KBTC.

Information:

• Thu 5/17/18 at - 6:30 PM

Noveltea Book Group

Community Event

Afternoon book talk and tea. See Kristine in the library or email upref@piercecountylibrary.org for more information.

Information:

• Thu 5/17/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education

English conversation for ESL learners.

Information:

• Sat 5/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Teen Council

Children, Volunteer Event

Help shape services and events for teens at the library. Participation can count as volunteer hours. Ages 12-18.

Information:

• Mon 5/21/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Living with Low Vision: Light, Magnification and Contrast

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors

Understand the three keys to maximize reading with low vision. Learn how to use lighting, magnification and contrast at home and in the library.

Information:

• Tue 5/22/18 at - 3:00 PM

Computer Basics

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

Get started with basic computer skills and concepts. Identify the parts of a computer, learn basic Windows functions and use a mouse and keyboard.

Information:

• Wed 5/23/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Meditation Practice Group

Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 5/30/18 at - 7:00 PM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music

Want to share your talent/ Tell a story, sing a song, read a poem or just sit back and enjoy. All ages, talents and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event. Contact Steve Carmody at scarmody@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3601 for more information.

Information:

• Thu 5/31/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM