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Tillicum Library


address  14916 Washington Ave. S.W.
 Lakewood, WA  98498
phone (253) 548-3314
www.piercecountylibrary.org

Upcoming Events

Nutritional Cooking

Class/Workshop, Food/Tasting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
From WSU’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), this nine-week course offers hands-on nutrition education cooking classes with a series of lessons through WSU Extension. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate and free recipes to help get you started.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Tue 6/19/18 at 1:30pm 
 • Tue 6/26/18 at 1:30pm 

Read-A-Thon Summer Kick-Off

Community Event
Start your summer with a visit to your local library on June 23. Participate in the all ages Read-A-Thon. For every hour read, your branch will earn a new book! Story times, readers theater and fun for everyone.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Sat 6/23/18 at 1pm-3pm 

Summer Stories for Preschoolers

Children
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts. Ages 3-6, with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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Schedule
 • Tue 6/26/18 at 11am-12pm 
 • Tue 7/10/18 at 11am-12pm 
 • Tue 7/24/18 at 11am-12pm 
 • Tue 8/7/18 at 11am-12pm 

MDC Employment Assistance

Class/Workshop
Gordon Oliver from Metropolitan Development Council will offer employment assistance to those who have struggled with chronic unemployment. He will direct you to resources on college, trade school and retraining opportunities.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 6/27/18 at 1pm-3pm 

Miho and Diego Duo: Musical Trip to Japan and South America

World, Family/Child
Miho Takekawa from Japan and Diego Coy from Colombia will introduce their native music and encourage the audience to participate by joining them in singing in Japanese and Spanish as well as body percussion. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about various instruments that are rare in the U.S.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Fri 6/29/18 at 2pm-3pm 

Louie Foxx: Mineral Magic

Children
This show is full of magic, comedy, juggling and tons of audience interaction. You’ll be amazed as a kid from the audience magically creates a diamond! You’ll roll in the aisles laughing as Louie creates a fossil right before your eyes.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Fri 7/6/18 at 2pm-3pm 

Gansango Music and Dance: African Beats

Family/Child, World
Come shake, rattle and roll with two African teaching artists who will demonstrate the wide variety of drums found across Africa, and show participants how to play basic rhythms using shakers, bells, drums and clapping. Ages 6 and up. Online Registration
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Fri 7/13/18 at 2pm-3pm 

Emily’s Paper Crafts: Family Noisemakers

Children's Arts/Crafts
Learn about different sounds all around us, from rain drops to trains to goldfish. Children with an accompanying adult will construct their own musical clacker through a series of shapes and folds.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Fri 7/27/18 at 2pm-3pm 

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) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Tue 7/31/18 at 2:30pm-3:30pm 

Rock-It Science: Wood that Could Have been a Guitar

Education
Learn about petrified wood and look at and identify different types of wood. Learn how the minerals present in the wood makes some of the most beautiful colors. And learn about the newest trend of speeding up the petrifying process from hundreds of years to just a few. Ages 6-16.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
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Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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 • Fri 8/3/18 at 2pm-3pm 

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Animals, Children
Rhythms, melodies, high and low notes—Life is musical! Meet a wild animal ambassador from the zoo and learn about the beats of its habitat. Explore biofacts, such as pelts, shells and feathers, and discover how nature rocks! Ages 5 and up.
Event Info: (253) 548-3314
Price: free
Free
Event Website: readthissummer.pcls.us
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Schedule
 • Fri 8/10/18 at 2pm-3pm