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Orting Library

202 Washington Ave., Orting, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-548-3312

Website:
www.piercecountylibrary.org

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Orting Book Club

Meeting

We’ll discuss “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann.

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• Thu 6/21/18 at - 7:00 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

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 6/28/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In-Branch Tech Assistance

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

Sign up at the Orting Help Desk or call 253-548-3312 to reserve your time slot.

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• Fri 7/6/18 at 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Idea Hatch: Fiddler in the Forest

Children's Theatre,Puppet Theater

This shadow puppet show about a fiddler and curious animals in a magic forest begins with live fiddling. After the show children will make their own shadow puppets and participate in a simple show.

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• Thu 7/12/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Last Leaf Productions presents The Musicians of Bremen

Children's Theatre

Kick off Summer Reading with a live theater production of The Musicians of Bremen. Based on an old German folktale, this music-filled program about three old animals: a cat, a donkey, and a rooster, reminds us that no matter how young or old we are, we all have purpose. For grades K-5. Thursday, June 7, 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM.

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• Thu 7/19/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Orting Book Club

Meeting

We’ll discuss “Night” by Elie Wiesel.

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• Thu 7/19/18 at - 7:00 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 7/26/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Discover Your Family History: Introduction to Genealogy

Class/Workshop

Interested in tracing your family history but don’t know where to start? This session will walk you through the early steps of this exciting pastime. For beginners.

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• Sat 7/28/18 at - 2:00 PM

Puppet Theater Presents #2

Children's Theatre, Puppet Theater

Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories. Ages 6 and up. “Rumpelstiltskin” and “Henny Penny."

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• Thu 8/2/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In-Branch Tech Assistance

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology

Sign up at the Orting Help Desk or call 253-548-3312 to reserve your time slot.

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• Fri 8/3/18 at 11:00 AM - 2:00 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 8/9/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 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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• Thu 8/16/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Orting Book Club

Meeting

We’ll discuss “The Guest Room” by Chris Bohjalian.

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• Thu 8/16/18 at - 7:00 PM