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Sumner Library

1116 Fryar Ave., Sumner, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3306

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Featured Event

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 story times for children and adults to enjoy together.

Information:

• Tue 2/27/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Tue 3/6/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Tue 3/13/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Tue 3/20/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Tue 3/27/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 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

Building Madness

Children, Education

Use LEGOs, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family; under 6 with an adult.

Information:

• Fri 2/23/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Free Tax Prep

Community Event

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers provide one-on-one tax consultations from February-April.

Information:

• Sat 2/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reading Buddies

Volunteer Event, Children

Youth volunteers read and play literacy games with young readers. Reading Buddy volunteers are mentors who give children extra reading practice in a fun environment. They are not tutors. See the help desk at your branch for details and applications. Little Buddies: Ages 4-8, Teen Buddies: Ages 14-18. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Mon 2/26/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Art Hour

Community Event

Join a local artist as we work on a collaborative art piece to be displayed in the library using paint and items found in nature. One of two sessions. Come prepared to get messy. All ages and all art levels welcome!

Information:

• Wed 2/28/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learning Circle: The Art of Storytelling

Class/Workshop, Education

What does it take to craft the best stories? How can we bend reality? In this three week series starting March 1, explore storytelling methods from some of the best in the business. You don’t need to be a writer. Just bring yourself and we’ll have fun. Join our Learning Circle - an in-person study group for adults who want to explore topics through taking online courses together. Registration required at p2pu.pcls.us.

Information:

• Thu 3/1/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Reading Buddies

Volunteer Event, Children

Youth volunteers read and play literacy games with young readers. Reading Buddy volunteers are mentors who give children extra reading practice in a fun environment. They are not tutors. See the help desk at your branch for details and applications. Little Buddies: Ages 4-8, Teen Buddies: Ages 14-18. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Mon 3/5/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Art Hour

Children, For the Family

Join a local artist as we work on a collaborative art piece to be displayed in the library using paint and items found in nature. This is the second of two sessions. Come prepared to get messy.

Information:

• Wed 3/7/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Learning Circle: The Art of Storytelling

Class/Workshop, Education

What does it take to craft the best stories? How can we bend reality? In this three week series starting March 1, explore storytelling methods from some of the best in the business. You don’t need to be a writer. Just bring yourself and we’ll have fun. Join our Learning Circle - an in-person study group for adults who want to explore topics through taking online courses together. Registration required at p2pu.pcls.us.

Information:

• Thu 3/8/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Nonfiction Book Club

Social Event, Meeting

We’ll discuss “The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain” by Bill Bryson. Books available at the Help Desk.

Information:

• Thu 3/8/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 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 4:30 PM - 5:30 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:

• Wed 3/14/18 at - 10:00 AM

Family Story Time

For the Family

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

Information:

• Wed 3/14/18 at - 11:00 AM

Bilingual Story Time

For the Family

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

Information:

• Thu 3/15/18 at - 10:30 AM

3D Print Shop

Computers/Technology, Class/Workshop

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

Information:

• Thu 3/15/18 at 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learning Circle: The Art of Storytelling

Class/Workshop, Education

What does it take to craft the best stories? How can we bend reality? In this three week series starting March 1, explore storytelling methods from some of the best in the business. You don’t need to be a writer. Just bring yourself and we’ll have fun. Join our Learning Circle - an in-person study group for adults who want to explore topics through taking online courses together. Registration required at p2pu.pcls.us.

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

Reading Buddies

Volunteer Event, Children

Youth volunteers read and play literacy games with young readers. Reading Buddy volunteers are mentors who give children extra reading practice in a fun environment. They are not tutors. See the help desk at your branch for details and applications. Little Buddies: Ages 4-8, Teen Buddies: Ages 14-18. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.

Information:

• Mon 3/19/18 at 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Solidari-Tea: What Does a Multicultural City Look Like

Community Event

Enjoy tea with your neighbors and join a facilitated discussion on what it means to be a multicultural city. Share your views and experiences, and learn about other views and experiences.

Information:

• Tue 3/20/18 at - 6:30 PM

Homeschool Meet-Up: Explore Art with Nature

Children, Education

Join us as we use paint and materials from nature to create art. All ages welcome.

Information:

• Tue 3/20/18 at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Family Story Time

For the Family

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

Information:

• Wed 3/21/18 at - 11:00 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:

• Wed 3/21/18 at - 10:00 AM

Bilingual Story Time

For the Family

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

Information:

• Thu 3/22/18 at - 10:30 AM

Free Tax Prep

Community Event

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers provide one-on-one tax consultations from February-April.

Information:

• Thu 3/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Community Craft Nights

Community Event

Bring your own craft project or start a new one. All experience levels welcome. Get crafty with others in a relaxed, non-judgmental space.

Information:

• Thu 3/22/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 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

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:

• Wed 3/28/18 at - 10:00 AM

Family Story Time

For the Family

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

Information:

• Wed 3/28/18 at - 11:00 AM

Bilingual Story Time

For the Family

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

Information:

• Thu 3/29/18 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 3/30/18 at - 10:30 AM