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Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
This list is updated frequently and only shows today's and tomorrow's future events.
To see all of today's events including ongoing events and today's past events, please view the complete list.

2:00 PM
5/23/2017
Book-a-Librarian
Get one-on-one assistance with computing, digital devices, free library downloads, or using Sno-Isle's catalog and databases during this 30-minute session.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/23/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one on one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device,login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/23/2017
Whidbey Reads: Our Glow-in-the-Dark Neighbors
Have you been fortunate enough to witness a sparkling blue light in Puget Sound waters? Perhaps a trail of glitter behind your boat? A mini explosion of light as you toss a stone into the bay? Bioluminescent algae are microscopic plants that give off light when disturbed. Marine biologist and educator, Chandler Colahan from the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve will share her love and knowledge of these glow-in-the-dark neighbors.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
5/23/2017
Drop-In Job Help
Where support for most job-match sites stops at the keyboard, WorkSource and Sno-Isle Libraries offers you access to career specialists who can help you with your job hunt. Let the WorkSource Team help you with answers to your Job Search, Résumé, Career Coaching and other questions you may have concerning getting back to work, finding a better job or advancing your career. Drop in and see a WorkSource Specialist right here.

Intended audience: Adults
3:30 PM
5/23/2017
Teen Gaming: Card Games and Board Games
Join us this week for some old-school fun! Choose from a variety of board and card games, bring your own favorite game to share, or battle your Teen Librarian using our Yu-Gi-Oh starter decks. Supported by the Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
3:30 PM
5/23/2017
Read with Carmen and Risa
Carmen and Risa love to listen to young readers. Read with one of these sweet therapy dogs for 15 minutes and receive a "pawtograph" souvenir. For school-age children.

Intended audience: School-Age, All Ages
4:00 PM
5/23/2017
Brier LEGO® Club
Learn and play with LEGO®! Work together or independently to build and create anything you can imagine. For ages 5 to 11. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: School-Age
4:00 PM
5/23/2017
Pokemon Card Game (TCG) at the Library
Open to everyone, all ages, beginners to experts! Have you wondered how to play Pokemon? Do you already know how to play and you're looking for someone to play with? Bring your cards (we will have some you can borrow) and get ready to have fun trading and playing a few rounds of Pokemon. Learn how to play, how to read your cards, what strategies you might use, what makes a good card, how to evolve your cards... There's a lot to learning this game! Note: This is not a Pokemon Go virtual game. This is the Pokemon 2-player card game (TCG).

Intended audience: All Ages, School-Age
4:00 PM
5/23/2017
Homework Help
Assignment have you stumped? Stop by for free homework assistance for students in grades K-8. Volunteers from Edmonds Community College will be waiting to help you with your homework.

Intended audience: School-Age, Tweens
4:30 PM
5/23/2017
Tween Tuesday Airbrush & Stencils
Airbrush using your very own stenciled design or use one of the stencils we will provide. (Wear clothing you don’t mind getting stained.) For tweens and teens, fourth grade and up. Marysville Library Large Meeting Room.

Intended audience: Tweens, Teens
5:00 PM
5/23/2017
Business Pros: Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business?
Learn what it takes to start a business! Leona Rehm from Simply Effective Coaching, LLC will discuss useful resources, successful habits, and practical strategies for choosing the product or service for your new business.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
5/23/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device, login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
5/23/2017
Book-A-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include downloading eBooks; basic computer instruction; and assistance with office productivity software or Creative Tech Center equipment. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
7:00 PM
5/23/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
9:15 AM
5/24/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device,login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
9:30 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music and movements that nurture the desire in toddlers to read. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 19-35 months. Caregiver required. <br />

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
5/24/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
12:30 PM
5/24/2017
ESL Talk Time
Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting. Join us for weekly drop-in sessions to practice your English with library volunteers. Supported by Friends of the Lynnwood Library.<br /><br /><br />

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/24/2017
Book-a-Librarian
Get one-on-one assistance with computing, digital devices, free library downloads, or using Sno-Isle's catalog and databases during this 30-minute session.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/24/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device, login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/24/2017
Whidbey Reads: Beneath the Salish Sea
Our Whidbey Reads book, "The Hundred Year Miracle" by Ashley Reams, is set here in our back yard. Florian Graner, first class wildlife cinematographer, takes us on a breathtaking underwater journey through these Puget Sound waters.

Intended audience: All Ages
2:00 PM
5/24/2017
Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint 2013
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint. In this hands-on class you'll learn to create and save a presentation, print, and utilize other useful commands. This class is intended for computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/24/2017
Meet poet Anastacia Renee Tolbert
Skagit Valley College presents poet Anastacia Renee Tolbert, Writer-in-Residence at Richard Hugo House. Her creative repertoire includes social justice installation art, paintings, text and photography. This event is free and open to the public.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
2:00 PM
5/24/2017
Drop-In Job Help
Where support for most job-match sites stops at the keyboard, WorkSource and Sno-Isle Libraries offer you access to career specialists who can help you with your job hunt. Let the WorkSource Team help you with answers to your job search, resume, career coaching and other questions you may have concerning getting back to work, finding a better job or advancing your career. Drop in and see a WorkSource specialist right here.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
3:00 PM
5/24/2017
Drop-in Job Help with WorkSource
Where support for most job-match sites stops at the keyboard, WorkSource and Sno-Isle Libraries offer you access to career specialists who can help you with your job hunt. Let the WorkSource Team help you with answers to your job search, resume, career coaching and other questions you may have concerning getting back to work, finding a better job or advancing your career. Drop in and see a WorkSource Specialist right here.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
3:00 PM
5/24/2017
League of Legends Club
Come join the club to learn and compete in this fast paced MOBA game. There will be two teams competing every week. Come watch, learn and play. For teens grades 9-12.

Intended audience: Teens
3:00 PM
5/24/2017
Book-a-Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Marie you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks, eAudioBooks, music, magazines; use of the catalog; in-depth research; and use of eReader, laptop, tablets, and other devices. Please bring your device with you. Preregistration is required.

Intended audience: Adults
3:30 PM
5/24/2017
Teen STEM: Ozobots
Want to learn more about robots and programming? Then join us for our Ozobots program where you can learn how to program your Ozobot’s movements, play games, and complete coding challenges! For tweens and teens. Registration is required.

Intended audience: Tweens, Teens
4:30 PM
5/24/2017
Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers
Calling all teen writers! Looking for a supportive place to share your writing? Join the Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers and get feedback and guidance from your peers and library staff. All writers in grades 6-12 are welcome.

Intended audience: Teens
5:30 PM
5/24/2017
ESL Talk Time
ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting. Free drop-in sessions facilitated by library volunteers.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
5/24/2017
STARS Training Series: Best New Picture Books
Check out the best of the best in new books for preschool children ages 3-5 years. Learn how to evaluate books based on their content and illustrations. Discover new ways to promote early literacy while sharing these books in the classroom. Earn STARS Credits for free. Pre-registration is required. 1.5 STARS credits for this workshop. For adults only. Funded by Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. <br />

Intended audience: Adults
9:00 AM
5/25/2017
Lit for Fun Book Group: The Girl Who Wrote in Silk
Join us for a discussion of Kelli Estes' The Girl Who Wrote in Silk. Inara Erickson is exploring her deceased aunt's island estate when she finds an elaborately stitched piece of fabric hidden in the house. As she peels back layer upon layer of the secrets it holds, Inara's life becomes interwoven with that of Mei Lein, a young Chinese girl mysteriously driven from her home a century before. For adults.

Intended audience: Adults
9:15 AM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device, login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
9:30 AM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
Get one-on-one assistance with computing, digital devices, free library downloads, or using Sno-Isle's catalog and databases during this 30-minute session.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
5/25/2017
Ready Readers Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
5/25/2017
Ready Readers Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
5/25/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3 to 5 years.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
5/25/2017
Ready Readers Baby and Me Storytime
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. Please bring a few of your child's favorite toys. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required.<br />

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
5/25/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3 to 5 years. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
5/25/2017
Spring Preschool Storytime
It's storytime at the Brier Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, sing-along songs, and creative activities to prepare for the adventure of early reading. Caregiver required. Ages 3-5. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
5/25/2017
Ready Readers Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: All Ages
12:00 PM
5/25/2017
SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business
Learn new know-how for your business. SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, provides experienced experts who can give general business advice about starting and running a small business. Please sign up in advance for your one-hour appointment at the Lynnwood Library information desk. Counseling sessions are free of charge. This program is presented in partnership with Seattle SCORE Chapter 55.

Intended audience: Adults
12:00 PM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Kathleen you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks, eAudioBooks, music, magazines; use of the catalog; in-depth research; and use of eReader, laptop, tablets, and other devices. Please bring your device with you. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
1:00 PM
5/25/2017
Citizenship Class
Whether you are just starting to apply for citizenship or already have an interview date, this class will help you prepare. Satisfy your appetite for learning with this free, drop-in class. It is taught in English by library volunteers.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
Get one-on-one assistance with computing, digital devices, free library downloads, or using Sno-Isle's catalog and databases during this 45-minute session.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device, login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
2:30 PM
5/25/2017
Basic Photo Editing with GIMP
Learn how to work with digital photos using GIMP, a free, powerful image editing application. During this 60 minute session you will learn how to download GIMP and use it to perform several basic photo editing tasks such as cropping, resizing, and red-eye removal. Computers will be provided. Please provide photos from your flash drive. Registration is recommended.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
5/25/2017
Make-It Thursday: Shrinky Dink Keychains
Join us in making keychains out of this amazing shrinking plastic material. We’ll have the supplies and the toaster oven - you just bring your creativity.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
3:00 PM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian : Research
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include in-depth research and downloading eBooks. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
5/25/2017
Mystery Lovers Book Group
Share your love of mysteries. Read any of the mysteries by Lorna Barrett, and join the discussion facilitated by Friends of the Oak Harbor Library. All are welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
3:30 PM
5/25/2017
DIY Cupcake Creations
Design your very own edible delights with friends, and see who can create the tastiest cupcake! Please register for this event. For grades 4-12.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
4:00 PM
5/25/2017
Whidbey Reads: Alternative Pain Management Panel
This program, presented by the Whidbey Island Holistic Health Association, will feature a panel of five practitioners who will explain the specific approaches and techniques they use for pain mitigation. The panel will invite questions after the presentations.​

Intended audience: Adults
4:00 PM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
During this 30-minute session with Jessica, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks, eAudioBooks, music, magazines; use of the Polaris Catalog; in-depth research; and use of eReader, laptop, tablets, and other devices. Please bring your device with you. Preregistration is required.

Intended audience: Adults
5:30 PM
5/25/2017
How to Start a Business
Learn how to write a business plan using the Small Business Administration's format. In the process you will discover some library tools that can save you hundreds of dollars. Seating is limited. Please preregister at www.sno-isle.org or call the library at 360-675-5115. Supported by the Island County Economic Development Council.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
5/25/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This session offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device,login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
5/25/2017
Family Storytime
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities to prepare for the wonder of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For families.

Intended audience: Preschool
7:00 PM
5/25/2017
Camano Island Library Friends
To support library programs.

Intended audience: Adults
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