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Gig Harbor 10:30 AM
Event audience: Teen/Young Adult
High school juniors and seniors learn about federal financial aid programs, how to find scholarships and important deadlines. No registration required.
Lakewood 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event audience: Adult
Join local author Nancy Covert for a discussion of her new book in the American Chronicles series, “American Lake Vignettes.” She explores little-known history and weaves together stories from lifelong residents whose tales recall a simpler time.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Fife 2:30 PM
Former Fife resident Cho Shimizu shares his story of growing up Japanese-American in the Puyallup Valley in the late 1930s in his book, “Cho’s Story: From the Eyes of a Nisei Son.” He survived internment at Camp Harmony in Puyallup and Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho.
Sumner 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event audience: Family
Decorate your very own sugar skull and enjoy hot chocolate with the traditional Day of the Dead bread.
Celebracion para El Dia de Los Muertos.
Vengan a decorar calaveras de azucar y disfrutar chocolate caliente con pan de muertos.
Current Availability: 13
Summit 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Protect yourself from identity theft and scams, stay safe in social media and email, and find great reviews before making big purchases or hiring local services.
Current Availability: 14
Tillicum 2:00 PM
Choose from a variety of craft skulls to decorate a skull in commemoration of Dia De Los Muertos. Learn more about this celebration through music, food and crafts.
South Hill 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
South Hill Pierce County Library Closed
Saturday, Nov. 1-Sunday, Nov. 30
The library will be closed for improvements, and will reopen Monday, Dec. 1.
Until then, you may check out and return books and other materials on the bookmobile. If you have books or other items on hold, you may get them in the library’s meeting room (Nov.3-30) at the following times:
Gig Harbor 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event audience: Children, Tween (ages 9-12), Teen/Young Adult
Youth and 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. Apply by Friday, Sept. 26.Ages 5 – 8: Partner with a reading buddy• Ask at the Help Desk for an application.Ages 11 – 18: Volunteer to be a reading buddy• Ask at the Help Desk for reading buddy application and criminal background check form.• Visit piercecountylibrary.org, search site: volunteer. Fill out library volunteer application.• Participate in volunteer training, Monday, June 30 @ 4 p.m.Mondays, Oct. 6 – Nov. 10, 4 – 5 p.m.
Steilacoom 10:30 AM
0 - 24 months accompanied by an adult 20 - 60 minutes.
Event audience: Children
For ages 0-24 months, accompanied by an adult. Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. 20-60 minutes.
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