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Olympia Timberland Library


address  313 8th Ave. S.E.
 Olympia, WA  98501
phone (360) 352-0595
www.trl.org

Upcoming Events

GENEALOGY CAFE

Class/Workshop
Meet with Olympia Genealogical Society experts for personal help with your family history research
GENEALOGY;FAMILY HISTORY
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.trl.org
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 • Thu 5/17/18 at 1pm-3pm 
 • Sat 5/19/18 at 1pm-3pm 

Celebration of the Species with Amy Trotter

Animals
Join Amy Trotter and her human companion Lori Stock for a presentation about pigs, a demo of Amy's tricks and skills, Q&A, and photo ops! This program is part of our yearly Celebration of the Species series we host leading up to the Procession of the Species. This program will occur after regular hours and no other library services will be available. Sponsored by the Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library.
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
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 • Thu 4/26/18 at 7:30pm-8:45pm 

An African American and Latinx History of the United States with Paul Ortiz

Signing/Readings
Ortiz will read from and sign copies of his book that covers US history from 1776 to present, demonstrating that the nations of the "Global South" birthed democratic traditions in America. Paul Ortiz is director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program and associate professor of history at the University of Florida. This program is cosponsored by the Hispanic Round Table of South Sound and the Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library.
latinx;library;african american;history;event
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: www.TRL.org
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 • Wed 5/2/18 at 7:30pm-8:45pm 

Listen Here: A Lunch Break Story Time for Adults

Signing/Readings
Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will entertain and inspire us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Snow will read Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s classic story “The Yellow Wallpaper”. Bring your lunch or your knitting, but most importantly, bring your imagination.
Olympia;library;stories;feminism;lunch;Joyce Carol Oates;Art Taylor;knitting;Neil Gaiman
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Ages: Adults
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.TRL.org
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 • Fri 5/4/18 at 12:10pm-12:50pm 

Friends of the Olympia Library Giant Sale of Books & Media

Benefit/Fundraiser
Giant Sale of Books and Media to benefit the Olympia Library. Members only pre-sale 8-10 am. Memberships available at the door. Sunday only: Fill a provided bag with Giant Sale items for $5.
books;library;Olympia;friends
Event Info: (360) 866-1106
Ages: All ages
Price: Hard cover books $1; Trade Soft Cover $1; Mass Market Paperbacks $.50; Children's Books $.25; DVDs, CDs, LPs $1; Sheet Music, Magazines, sets, coffee table books all priced as marked.
Event Website: www.olympiafriends.com
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Schedule
 • Sat 5/12/18 at 10am-4pm 
 • Sun 5/13/18 at 1pm-4pm 

Listen Here: A Lunch Break Story Time for Adults

Signing/Readings
Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will entertain and inspire us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Snow will delve into the dark imaginings of Edgar Allan Poe. Bring your lunch or your knitting, but most importantly, bring your imagination.
library;stories;poe;lunch
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Ages: Adults
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.TRL.org
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 • Fri 6/1/18 at 12:10pm-12:50pm 

Listen Here: A Lunch Break Story Time for Adults

Signing/Readings
Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will entertain and inspire us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Snow will read a sweaty conjuring tale by speculative writer Tananarive Due’s collection ”Ghost Summer”. Bring your lunch or your knitting, but most importantly, bring your imagination.
library;stories;lunch;ghosts;Due
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Ages: Adults
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.TRL
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 • Fri 7/6/18 at 12:10pm-12:50pm 

Listen Here: A Lunch Break Story Time for Adults

Signing/Readings
Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will entertain and inspire us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Snow will read a story by beloved author Alexander McCall Smith. Bring your lunch or your knitting, but most importantly, bring your imagination.
stories;lunch;library
Event Info: (360) 352-0595
Ages: Adults
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: www.TRL.org
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Schedule
 • Fri 8/3/18 at 12:10pm-12:50pm