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Sumner Library

1116 Fryar Ave., Sumner, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3306

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Small Space Gardening: Grow More Food on a Tiny Footprint

Class/Workshop, Gardening

spaces is fun and easy. Join Lisa Taylor, garden educator and author of “Maritime Northwest Garden Guide” and “Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller’s Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals,” in a lively discussion about growing vegetables vertically, in containers and raised beds.

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• Tue 7/24/18 at - 6:30 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Stress Management

Class/Workshop

This interactive session addresses how stress impacts you during the job search and how to manage it. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at - 11:00 AM

WorkSource Workshop: Plan Your Job Search

Class/Workshop

Learn techniques for finding work, how to create a job-search plan and strategies for contacting employers. Other topics include planning your next career move, using social media and ways to maximize your chances to find work faster.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at - 2:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts

Use the library's legos, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Animals, Children

Rhythms, melodies, high and low notes—Life is musical! Meet a wild animal ambassador from the zoo and learn about the beats of its habitat. Explore biofacts, such as pelts, shells and feathers, and discover how nature rocks! Ages 5 and up.

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• Thu 7/26/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Family/Child (Books),Children

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. Bilingual story times are offered in English and Spanish. For families with young children 30 minutes

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• Thu 7/26/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Solidari-Tea: Moving Forward

Community Event

Enjoy tea with your neighbors and join a facilitated discussion Review previous topics and come up with ways to keep the conversation going. How can we go from discussion to action? All are welcome.

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• Thu 7/26/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 7/27/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts

Use the library's legos, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions.

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ian Dobson: Steel Drum Party

Family/Child

People from different cultures have faced challenges in making music. Find out how they overcame these challenges with creativity, repurposing and recycling objects. Learn about musical innovations and play instruments such as steel drums from the island of Trinidad, the hambone rhythm from the U.S. and the cha-cha dance from Cuba. All ages.

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• Thu 8/2/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 8/3/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Paint to Learn

Children, Education, For the Family

Create a colorful work of art while learning about shapes, patterns and numbers! Best for children 2-6 with an adult.

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• Tue 8/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts

Use the library's legos, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Exploring the Universe: Join a Learning Circle

Class/Workshop, Community Event

Learning Circles are in-person study groups for adults to explore topics through taking online courses together. During the month of August take a look at the universe through TED Talks, Khan Academy courses, peer-to-peer discussions and instructional videos. For more information, contact Librarian Laura Farrow at 253-548-3548. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at - 6:30 PM

Nonfiction Book Club

Meeting

We’ll discuss “The Case Against Sugar” by Gary Taubes, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives and making us very sick. Books available at the Help Desk.

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• Thu 8/9/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bilingual Story Time

Family/Child (Books),Children

Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays. Bilingual story times are offered in English and Spanish. For families with young children 30 minutes

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• Thu 8/9/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Morning Medleys with Harpist Martina Preston

Acoustic

Start your day by enjoying a variety of live harp music.

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• Thu 8/9/18 at - 11:00 AM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 8/10/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Music of Outlander with Matthew Gurnsey, The Kilted Man

Irish/Celtic

Let the talented Kilted Man take you away with a rousing musical voyage to historical Scotland! Hear live romantic Scottish ballads, learn the history of war through music and see an array of unique Celtic instruments.

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• Sat 8/11/18 at - 10:30 AM

Homeschool Meet-Up: Game Day

Children

Play our games or bring your own. Drop in, meet others, compete and have fun.

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• Tue 8/14/18 at - 10:30 AM

Exploring the Universe: Join a Learning Circle

Class/Workshop, Community Event

Learning Circles are in-person study groups for adults to explore topics through taking online courses together. During the month of August take a look at the universe through TED Talks, Khan Academy courses, peer-to-peer discussions and instructional videos. For more information, contact Librarian Laura Farrow at 253-548-3548. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Wed 8/15/18 at - 6:30 PM

Summer Readin’ Book Club

Community Event

“The Book of Speculation” by Erika Swyler

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Summer Stories for Babies

Children,Family/Child (Books)

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

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Building Madness

Children's Arts/Crafts

Use the library's legos, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions.

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fantasy Football Kick-Off

Class/Workshop

Get ready for the 2018 season with self-described fantasy football guru Glenn Storbeck. Topics include how to create a league, why people get so absorbed and a roundtable discussion on players to focus on or avoid.

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Community Craft Nights

Class/Workshop, Community Event

Meet and work with fellow crafters in a relaxed and judgement-free environment. All experience levels welcome. Bring your current projects. Hosted by Sumner resident Shade Blue-Rain.

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• Thu 8/16/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Summer Stories For Preschoolers

Family/Child (Books),Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Fri 8/17/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Champagne Sunday

Rock

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• Sat 8/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exploring the Universe: Join a Learning Circle

Class/Workshop, Community Event

Learning Circles are in-person study groups for adults to explore topics through taking online courses together. During the month of August take a look at the universe through TED Talks, Khan Academy courses, peer-to-peer discussions and instructional videos. For more information, contact Librarian Laura Farrow at 253-548-3548. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

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• Wed 8/22/18 at - 6:30 PM
• Wed 8/29/18 at - 6:30 PM