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University Place Library


address  3609 Market Pl. West
 University Place, WA  98466
phone (253) 548-3307
www.piercecountylibrary.org

Upcoming Events

Tech Help

Computers/Technology
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.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Get Smart;tech help
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Fri 5/4/18 at 2pm-4pm 
 • Fri 5/11/18 at 2pm-4pm 

English Conversation Talk Time

Class/Workshop, Education
English conversation for ESL learners.
Pierce County Library System;ESL
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Sat 4/21/18 at 10am-11am 
 • Sat 4/28/18 at 10am-11am 
 • Sat 5/5/18 at 10am-11am 
 • Sat 5/12/18 at 10am-11am 
 • Sat 5/19/18 at 10am-11am 

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music
Want to share your talent/ Tell a story, sing a song, read a poem or just sit back and enjoy. All ages, talents and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event. Contact Steve Carmody at scarmody@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3601 for more information.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Open Mic Night
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Thu 4/26/18 at 5pm-7pm 
 • Thu 5/31/18 at 5pm-7pm 

Teen Council

Children, Volunteer Event
Teen councils can plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials, and discuss all the great ideas you will share. Teen Council counts for service credit. Contact Genevieve at gdettmer@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3307 for more information.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Summer Reading;teen council;volunteer
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Mon 5/7/18 at 4:30pm-5:30pm 
 • Mon 5/21/18 at 4:30pm-5:30pm 

Baby Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 0-24 months.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: 0-24 months
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Thu 4/26/18 at 10:30am 
 • Thu 5/3/18 at 10:30am 

Noveltea Book Group

Community Event
Afternoon book talk and tea. See Kristine in the library or email upref@piercecountylibrary.org for more information.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 5/17/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

A Meditation Practice Group

Health & Wellness/Nutrition
A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Summer Reading;meditation;
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 4/25/18 at 7pm 
 • Wed 5/30/18 at 7pm 

Toddler Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 2-3 years.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 4/25/18 at 10am 

Preschool Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 3-6 years.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Fri 4/20/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 4/25/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 4/27/18 at 10:30am 

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop, Education
WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching, interview prep.
Pierce County Library System;worksource;job prep
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Mon 4/23/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • 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 

Toddler Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 2-3 years.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;story time;baby;toddler
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Tue 4/24/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 5/1/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 5/2/18 at 10am 

Travel Talk

Community Event
Learn tips and use free resources to plan your next trip. There is a featured monthly destination, but we will also share ideas, relive adventures and get inspiration from others.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 5/2/18 at 7pm 

Vacations of a Different Stripe

Class/Workshop, Seniors, Volunteer Event
There’s a growing interest in alternative vacations ranging from extended house sitting to “voluntourism” and many other options. Sometimes these rewarding experiences are in far off lands while other times they are in our own back yard. Hear about the possibilities and the resources available to connect.
Vacation;Volunteer;Travel;Voluntourism;house sitting;home;international
Event Info: (253) 798-4600
Ages: All
Price: Free; No RSVP required
Event Website: www.PierceADRC.org
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 • Mon 4/23/18 at 6:30pm 

Life after High School: Financing College

Class/Workshop
Explore your options to pay for college. Review available college loans, interest accumulation and payback options. Learn the basics of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and where to access additional support.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 4/28/18 at 1pm 

Preschool Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. Ages 3-6 years.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 5/2/18 at 11am 
 • Wed 5/2/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 5/4/18 at 10:30am 

Knit (or Crochet) Together

Children
Learn to knit or crochet, or just come knit with us. All skill levels welcome. Supplies provided.
• Kid Friendly
knitting;crochet;DIY;crafts;
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 5/3/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

Rock Gardening

Community Event
Large, small, whimsy—Zen out your doorstep or along a wall. This is an opportunity to learn about famous rock gardens, rock walls and to design your own.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 5/8/18 at 7pm 

Wisdom Cafe

Community Event
Designed with older adults in mind, Wisdom Café offers an opportunity to meet and converse with others on a variety of pre-determined topics.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 5/8/18 at 2:30pm-4pm 

Paper Quilling with Emily

For the Family, Class/Workshop
Learn, make and take quilled magnets with expert paper crafter Emily Mallory. Supplies provided. Ages 8 and up. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 5/10/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

KaBOOM! Imagination Playground

Children, Education
Building with blocks is not only fun, it develops early math and science skills. All you need is imagination. What do you imagine creating: A castle, a slide, tunnels or turrets? Kids can do it all with our BIG blue foam blocks. It’s a movable playground at the library. Best for preschool and kindergarten.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 5/12/18 at 1pm-4pm 

Prepare for Job Interviews

Class/Workshop
Learn the benefits of pre-interview prep and how to respond to tough questions in the most positive way possible.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 5/16/18 at 2pm-4pm 

Stress Management

Class/Workshop
This interactive session addresses how stress impacts you during the job search and how to manage it, including: defining stress and how it’s impacting our lives, job seeker depression, anxiety, self-confidence in the job search, PTSD and self-care.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 5/16/18 at 11am-1:15pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Peace Meals Film and Discussion

Community Event
Join us for a screening of the documentary “Peace Meals” where American and Vietnamese veterans and the next generation share their stories over a meal. Continue the conversation and share your thoughts, experiences and perspectives following the film. Presented in partnership with KBTC.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 5/17/18 at 6:30pm 

Living with Low Vision: Light, Magnification and Contrast

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
Understand the three keys to maximize reading with low vision. Learn how to use lighting, magnification and contrast at home and in the library.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 5/22/18 at 3pm 

Computer Basics

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
Get started with basic computer skills and concepts. Identify the parts of a computer, learn basic Windows functions and use a mouse and keyboard.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 5/23/18 at 3pm-4pm