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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

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music, Signing/Readings, Community Event, For the Family
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.
• Kid Friendly
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 7/26/18 at 5pm-7pm 
 • Thu 8/30/18 at 5pm-7pm 

Brainstorms

Children
Share a story or two, followed by a related activity. Ages 6-10.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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Schedule
 • Mon 7/23/18 at 2:30pm-3:30pm 
 • Mon 7/30/18 at 2:30pm-3:30pm 
 • Mon 8/6/18 at 2:30pm-3:30pm 
 • Mon 8/13/18 at 2:30pm-3:30pm 

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts. Ages 3-6, with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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Schedule
 • Wed 7/18/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Wed 8/1/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Wed 8/8/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Wed 8/15/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 

Summer Stories for Babies and Toddlers

Children
For Babies - Join in with your child and enjoy books, action rhymes, knee bounces, songs and more. Ages 0-2 with an adult. For Toddlers - Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more! Ages 2-3 with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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Schedule
 • Thu 7/19/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Thu 7/26/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Thu 8/2/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Thu 8/9/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 
 • Thu 8/16/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop
WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 7/23/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Mon 7/30/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 

Nancy Pearl

Talks/Lectures
Join us as “America’s Librarian” talks about some of her favorite books. Nancy is a best-selling author, librarian, literary critic, as well as a radio and television personality, but first and foremost, she is a reader and has spent her life promoting reading as one of the most beneficial and joyful experiences anyone can have. If the library world has a rock star—Nancy Pearl is it.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 

Noveltea Book Group

Community Event
Afternoon book talk and tea. See Kristine in the library or email upref@piercecountylibrary.org for more info.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 7/19/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

Rock Painting

Class/Workshop, Community Event
Come learn the basics of rock painting with Valerie Sison. Supplies are provided to create your rock.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Sat 7/21/18 at 1pm-3pm 

Ukulele Circle

Special Event
Bring your ukulele! Play, sing and have fun! Don’t have a ukulele? Come anyway! Try it out. Sing-along. Some ukuleles will be provided.
Teen
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: Teen
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Mon 7/23/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 

Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 7/25/18 at 7pm 

Last Leaf Productions: The Musicians of Bremen

Children's Theatre
Three animals—a cat, a donkey, and a rooster—have been told they are useless and are sent out into the world, become friends and bond over their common love of music. Just when they have found a new place to call home, a mean burglar kicks them out of their house. The friends work together and use their animal and musical skills to frighten the burglar out of their home and chase him away.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Thu 7/26/18 at 2:30pm-3:30pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Rooted in Rights

Community Event
Rooted in Rights produces videos that tell authentic, accessible stories that empower our community to advocate for disability rights. Join us for a screening, followed by a facilitated discussion.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 7/30/18 at 7pm-8:30pm 

Puppet Theater Presents #2

Children's Theatre, Puppet Theater
Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories. Ages 6 and up. “Rumpelstiltskin” and “Henny Penny”
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Tue 7/31/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 

Explore Your World: Sounds

Class/Workshop, Children
Explore STEM at your library. Build a simple record player, see vibration in action and design paper ears like your favorite animal. Join us as we explore the science of sound!
• Kid Friendly
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Fri 8/3/18 at 11am-12pm 

Karaoke

Karaoke
Unleash your inner rock star!
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: Teen
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Mon 8/6/18 at 4pm-5:30pm 

Charlie Hope

Acoustic, Folk, Pop, Rock, Family/Child
Charlie Hope is a Parent's Choice Award-winning performer whose catchy, interactive music appeals to kids and adults alike.
• Kid Friendly
www.charliehopemusic.com
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Tue 8/7/18 at 10:30am-11:30am 

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: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Wed 8/8/18 at 7pm 

Paint to Learn

Children, Education, For the Family
Create a colorful work of art while learning about shapes, patterns and numbers! Best for children 2-6 with an adult. Online registration.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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Schedule
 • Wed 8/22/18 at 10:30am-11:30am