Around Olympia Things To Do Places To Go People To See Movies log into calendar / register
Search by keyword or venue View Listings For A Day
    space Add Event


Parkland/Spanaway Library


address  13718 Pacific Ave. S.
 Tacoma, WA  98444
phone (253) 548-3304
www.piercecountylibrary.org

Upcoming Events

Tech Help

Computers/Technology, Education
Technology got you down? Frustrated? We’re here to help. Bring your questions and devices, and dedicated staff will help you with your tech-related problems.
tech help;Get Smart;Pierce County Library System
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/3/18 at 4pm-6pm 
 • Thu 5/10/18 at 4pm-6pm 
 • Thu 5/17/18 at 4pm-6pm 
 • Thu 5/24/18 at 4pm-6pm 
 • Thu 5/31/18 at 4pm-6pm 

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 stories for children and adults to enjoy together.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Ages: 6 and under
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Wed 5/2/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Wed 5/9/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Wed 5/16/18 at 10am-11:30am 

Family Story Time

For the Family
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Families with young children.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 5/1/18 at 6pm 

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 0-24 months.
PIerce County Library System;Parkland/Spanaway Library;story time;baby
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Ages: 0-24 months
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/3/18 at 10:15am 

Preschool Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 3-6 years.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Ages: 3-6
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Fri 4/27/18 at 10:30am 
 • Fri 5/4/18 at 10:30am 

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education, Class/Workshop
WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.
job help;job search;job hunt;Get Hired;Pierce County Library
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Mon 4/30/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Mon 5/7/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Mon 5/14/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Mon 5/21/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 

Knit Together

Folk Art/Crafts, Textiles
Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.
knitting;crafts;DIY;social;Pierce County Library System
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/3/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 
 • Thu 5/10/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 
 • Thu 5/17/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 
 • Thu 5/24/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 
 • Thu 5/31/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 

Read to a Dog

Children, For the Family
Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 5/8/18 at 6pm-7pm 
 • Tue 5/22/18 at 6pm-7pm 

Edible Gardening: Garden Soil 101

Class/Workshop, Gardening
Prepare your garden soil for planting vegetables with a variety of soil amendments available in Pierce County.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/10/18 at 6pm-8pm 

Windy Day Craft

Children
Get crafty with things that flutter in the wind. All ages; under 6 with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Fri 4/27/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 

Pierce County Reads - Graphic Novel Workshops - C.L.A.W.

Class/Workshop
Find out the skills you need to write, design and draw comics, and learn from local graphic novelists. Join C.L.A.W., the Cartoonist's League of Absurd Washingtonians for a drawing workshop. Ages: Teens, Adults
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Ages: Teens, Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: piercecountyreads.org
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Sat 4/28/18 at 6pm-8pm 

Pierce County Reads - Humanities Washington Events - White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality

Talks/Lectures
Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores white privilege and provides tools for learning how to address it.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: piercecountyreads.org
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 5/1/18 at 7pm 

Teen Event: Chocolate Madness

Social Event, Food/Tasting
Attention all 5th-12th graders. Join us for an evening of chocolate fun. Chocolate blind taste test, M&M sorting game and more. Bring your appetites and your friends.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Wed 5/9/18 at 5pm 

Edible Gardens - Garden Soil 101

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education
Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.
edible gardens;gardening classes;education
Event Info: (253) 798-4133
Ages: All ages. May not be suitable for very young children.
Price: Free. Registration required.
Event Website: www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/10/18 at 6pm-8pm 

ROBOTS! Lego Mindstorms

Children
Build and program a robotic vehicle using the Lego Mindstorms kits! Ages 8-12. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
robots;STEM;Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots;children;kids;family-friendly
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Sat 5/12/18 at 2pm-4pm 

Movie Night!

Community Event, Film
Join us for a free screening of “Thor: Ragnarok.” Popcorn provided.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 5/15/18 at 6pm 

Candy Lei Making

Class/Workshop
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by learning how to make candy leis for graduations, birthdays or weddings. All materials provided. Ages 13 and up. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 5/17/18 at 6:30pm-8pm 

The Royal Wedding

Community Event
Attention all kings, queens, princes and princesses! Join our British tea party and make your own crowns and tiaras in celebration of the royal wedding. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the queen and take a photo with her. All ages; under 6 with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Sat 5/19/18 at 2pm-4pm 

Disasters & Insurance

Class/Workshop
Learn about how homeowners and renters insurance may - or may not - cover you and your possessions in the event of a disaster. Know it before you need it.
disaster;emergency;insurance;home;homeowner;rent;renters;apartment;possessions;
Event Info: (253) 798-4600
Ages: All
Price: Free; No RSVP required
Event Website: www.PierceADRC.org
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Sat 5/19/18 at 10:30am 

SBA Workshop: Start Smart

Class/Workshop, Business
Learn fundamentals of starting a business.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 5/22/18 at 6pm-8pm 

After School Movie

Community Event, Film
Join us for free popcorn and a screening of “Jumanji” (1995) [PG] after early release from school.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Wed 5/23/18 at 2pm 

Gardening for Kids: Earth Worms and Seed Bomb Party

Class/Workshop, Gardening, For the Family
Learn how earthworms decompose garbage and waste with Pierce County Environmental Educators. Bring seeds to share or pick up a few favorites with Parkland Seed Traders and make a fun spring craft with Eat Local Pierce County. All ages; under 6 with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Fri 5/25/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 

SBA Workshop: Law & Tax Essentials

Class/Workshop, Business
Legal and tax experts outline small business resources.
Event Info: (253) 548-3304
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 5/29/18 at 6pm-8pm 

The Many Mysteries of Medicaid

Education, Seniors
Medicaid;seniors;elderly;care;caregiving;homecare
Event Info: (253) 798-4600
Ages: All
Price: Free; No RSVP required
Event Website: www.PierceADRC.org
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Tue 6/5/18 at 6:30pm 

Edible Gardens - Your Summer Garden: Vegetables & Herbs

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education
Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.
edible gardens;gardening classes;education
Event Info: (253) 798-4133
Ages: All ages. May not be suitable for very young children.
Price: Free. Registration required.
Event Website: www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 6/14/18 at 6pm-8pm 

Edible Gardens - Garden Bugs, Diseases & Non-Toxic Alternatives

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education
Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.
edible gardens;gardening classes;education
Event Info: (253) 798-4133
Ages: All ages. May not be suitable for very young children.
Price: Free. Registration required.
Event Website: www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 7/12/18 at 6pm-8pm 

Edible Gardens - Fall and Winter Gardening

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education
Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.
edible gardens;gardening classes;education
Event Info: (253) 798-4133
Ages: All ages. May not be suitable for very young children.
Price: Free. Registration required.
Event Website: www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 9/13/18 at 6pm-8pm 

Edible Gardens - Composting Basics & Putting the Garden to Bed

Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education
Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.
edible gardens;gardening classes;education
Event Info: (253) 798-4133
Ages: All ages. May not be suitable for very young children.
Price: Free. Registration required.
Event Website: www.piercecountywa.org/ediblegardens
Improve this listing

Share


Schedule
 • Thu 10/11/18 at 6pm-8pm