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Milton/Edgewood Library

900 Meridian Ave. E., Milton, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3325

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Tacoma Nature Center: City Critters

Children

Not all wildlife lives in the wild. Many species have successfully adapted to human and urban conditions. Examine a number of our city dwellers through interactive stations and learn why they are thriving.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Read-A-Thon Summer Kick-Off

For the Family,Family/Child (Books)

Start your summer with a visit to your local library on June 23. Participate in the all ages Read-A-Thon. For every hour read, your branch will earn a new book! Story times, readers theater and fun for everyone.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Emily’s Paper Crafts: Family Noisemakers

Children's Arts/Crafts

Learn about different sounds all around us, from rain drops to trains to goldfish. Children with an accompanying adult will construct their own musical clacker through a series of shapes and folds. Ages 2-12.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pierce County Environmental Educators: Trash to Treasured Musical Instruments

Children

Become a rock star for the planet and explore creative ways to make your own instruments at home. Play with our upcycled musical instruments to see how you can use things around the house, from the trash and outside to create your own rockin’ sounds!

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• Tue 6/26/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Friends of the Milton/Edgewood Library Meeting

Meeting

Open to the public.

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• Tue 6/26/18 at - 5:30 PM

Miho and Diego Duo: Musical Trip to Japan and South America

World, Family/Child

Miho Takekawa from Japan and Diego Coy from Colombia will introduce their native music and encourage the audience to participate by joining them in singing in Japanese and Spanish as well as body percussion. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about various instruments that are rare in the U.S.

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• Wed 6/27/18 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 6/27/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 6/27/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
• Wed 7/4/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 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 7/4/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Puppet Theater Presents #1

Children's Theatre,Puppet Theater

Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories. “Too Much Noise” and “The Three Little Pigs."

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• Tue 7/10/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 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 7/11/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Idea Hatch: Music Maker

Special Event

Experiment with sound at several stations. Make music with a wind tunnel and try out a musical bench! Make a sound and light show when you move, and try out PVC pipe instruments! Make music with mad marble runs and play with oscillation and pitch! All ages.

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Community Craft Circle

Class/Workshop, Community Event

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

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• Tue 7/17/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Escape Room

Social Event

Can you rock our Escape Room? Bring friends or make new ones as you work together to solve puzzles, find clues and break the codes before time runs out. Online Registration.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/18/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 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 7/18/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Nancy Stewart

World,Family/Child

Join local singer-songwriter Nancy Stewart for this interactive multicultural musical journey around the world. You’ll sing traditional and original songs and play rhythm instruments made of kelp, gourds and even goat toenails!

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• Thu 7/19/18 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 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 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 7/25/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 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 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Eat Your Yard: Edible Landscape Design

Gardening

Join Lisa Taylor, author of the “Maritime Northwest Garden Guide” and “Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller’s Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals.” Learn how to include edibles among your existing landscape and explore how selecting edible landscape trees, shrubs and annuals can feed your family year-round.

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• Tue 7/31/18 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/1/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 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 8/1/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ian Dobson: Steel Drum Party

Special Event

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.

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• Thu 8/2/18 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 8/8/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/8/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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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• Thu 8/9/18 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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 about the history of war through music and see an array of unique Celtic instruments.

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• Sat 8/11/18 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Morning Medleys with Harpist Martina Preston

Acoustic

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

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• Tue 8/14/18 at 11:30 PM - 12:30 PM

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.

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• Wed 8/15/18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 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 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Community Craft Circle

Class/Workshop, Community Event

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

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• Tue 8/21/18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

WorkSource Workshop: Get Hired Help

Class/Workshop

Has your job search process stalled? Want to learn more tech skills? Need to write your resume? Get help from library and WorkSource staff for your tech and job-related questions.

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• Thu 8/30/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

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• Thu 8/30/18 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM