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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

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 11/15/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Teen Council

Volunteer Event

Teen councils can plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials, and discuss all the great ideas you will share. Teen council counts for service credit. Contact Genevieve at gdettmer@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3307 for more information.

Information:

• Mon 10/22/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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 10/23/18 at - 10:30 AM

WorkSource Workshop: LinkedIn Help Session

Class/Workshop

Learn how to expand your network, search for LinkedIn-advertised jobs and do company research. Attendees must have a current LinkedIn profile. Need help setting up an account? Ask a librarian for help. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Prepare for Job Interviews

Class/Workshop

Learn the benefits of pre-interview prep work and how to respond to overqualification, salary and background issues. You will receive an Interview Survival handout.

Information:

• Tue 10/23/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Flash Women, Fast Cars and Flaming Stars

Signing/Readings

Celebrate autumn with local poets Connie Walle and Michael Magee as they read from their recently published books by MoonPath Press. Connie will read from her debut collection, “What’s Left,” about strong women and Michael’s “How We Move Toward Light” explores myths and urban legends. Book signing to follow.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your 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 your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 10/24/18 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:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 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:

• Wed 10/24/18 at - 10:00 AM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music,Signing/Readings,Community Event,For the Family

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 10/25/18 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 10/25/18 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 10/26/18 at - 10:30 AM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 10/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Ukulele Circle

Special Event

Bring your ukulele! Play, sing and have fun! Don’t have a ukulele? Come anyway! Try it out. Sing-along. Some ukuleles will be provided.

Information:

• Mon 10/29/18 at 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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 10/30/18 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:

• Wed 10/31/18 at - 11:00 AM

Pierce County Conversations: Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 10/31/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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:

• Wed 10/31/18 at - 10:00 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 11/1/18 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 11/1/18 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 11/2/18 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 11/2/18 at - 10:30 AM

All Things Medicare

Class/Workshop, Seniors

Turning age 65 soon? Want to know more about Medicare? Bring your questions to this presentation by Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA). Call Sound Outreach at 253-596-0918 to register; walk-ins also welcome.

Information:

• Sat 11/3/18 at 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 11/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Teen Council

Volunteer Event

Teen councils can plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials, and discuss all the great ideas you will share. Teen council counts for service credit. Contact Genevieve at gdettmer@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3307 for more information.

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 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:

• Tue 11/6/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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 11/6/18 at - 10:30 AM
• Wed 11/7/18 at - 10:00 AM

Travel Talk: Holiday Travel

Talks/Lectures

Meet other travelers and learn tips and resources to plan your next trip. A topic will be discussed briefly and then we’ll share ideas, relive adventures and get inspiration from others.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 7:00 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:

• Wed 11/7/18 at - 11:00 AM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 11/7/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 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 11/8/18 at - 10:30 AM

Start and Grow Your Business

Class/Workshop

The Veterans Business Outreach Center provides veteran and non-veteran entrepreneurs with free support. Drop-in.

Information:

• Fri 11/9/18 at 12:00 PM - 6:00 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 11/9/18 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 11/9/18 at - 10:30 AM

The Falconer

Animals, Community Event

Learn about falconry from licensed falconer, John Prucich. Featuring live birds of prey. All ages.

Information:

• Sat 11/10/18 at - 2:00 PM

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 11/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 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 11/13/18 at - 10:30 AM

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 11/13/18 at 2:30 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:

• Wed 11/14/18 at - 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:

• Wed 11/14/18 at - 10:00 AM

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 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

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop

Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.

Information:

• Sat 11/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Teen Council

Volunteer Event

Teen councils can plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials, and discuss all the great ideas you will share. Teen council counts for service credit. Contact Genevieve at gdettmer@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3307 for more information.

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Dining at Downton: A Trial by Fork

Community Event, Living History

Historian Tames Alan demystifies the manners, menu and attire of a 12-course dinner as would have been enjoyed upstairs of Downton Abbey before World War I. Explore the final years of a time when one changed into dinner clothes and jewelry to reflect candlelight, and setting the table and serving a meal was an art.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at - 6:30 PM

Leap Into Science: Balance Workshop

Education

Explore the concept of balance using Leap Into Science, a program engineered by the Franklin Institute, that focuses less on right and wrong, and more on how and why.

Information:

• Tue 11/20/18 at - 3:30 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 11/21/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Friends of the University Place Library Book Sale

Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event

Gently used books, CDs, LPs and more! Don't miss out!

Information:

• Sat 11/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Mon 11/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM2:00 PM4:15 PM

Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Life after High School: Plan Your Educational Future

Class/Workshop

Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.

Information:

• Wed 11/28/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pierce County Conversations: Our Changing Climate

Community Event, Education, Nature

Learn about the causes and impacts of climate change in the Puget Sound region. Presented by the City of Tacoma. More info: conversations.pcls.us

Information:

• Thu 11/29/18 at - 7:00 PM

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music,Signing/Readings,Community Event,For the Family

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 11/29/18 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM