Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
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5:30 PM
7/07/2015
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
6:30 PM
7/07/2015
Whidbey Island Holistic Health Association Presents: Eat Optimally On Any Diet
Gina Diamond, Nutrition Strategist, will share some little-known tips you can add to your nutritional plan regardless of the diet you choose. Learn a tried and true system of goal setting and walk away with a realistic action plan. For more information about WIHHA visit www.wihha.com. Everyone is welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
7/07/2015
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
7:00 PM
7/07/2015
Book Discussion - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Have you read "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline? Join other book lovers to share your thoughts. <br /><br />Supported by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Adults
7:00 PM
7/07/2015
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: Children and Families
9:15 AM
7/08/2015
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
7/08/2015
Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Children and Families
9:30 AM
7/08/2015
Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/08/2015
Clinton Book Group: "A History of the World in 6 Glasses"
Everyone is welcome to join our discussion of "A History of the World in 6 Glasses" by Tom Standage. Books are available to check out a month prior to the discussion at the Clinton Library.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer: Preschool Storytime
Let imagination 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. Caregiver required

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/08/2015
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: Children and Families
10:30 AM
7/08/2015
Ready Readers: Summer Family 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 18 months to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Arlington Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:30 AM
7/08/2015
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: Children and Families
10:30 AM
7/08/2015
Summer Family 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 18 months to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Stanwood/Camano Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer: Guardians of the Sea: the Coast Guard
Learn how Coast Guard heroes perform search and rescue. Discover the types of boats seamen utilize to do their jobs. Construct your own boat. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library. For ages 6 and up.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/08/2015
Book a Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Nancy 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
1:00 PM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer: Superhero Challenge
Can you or your team of superheroes save the day? Lava pits and trapped puppies, do you have the skills to solve these problems? The fate of the universe may rest in your hands (and brains)! For children ages 6-11 and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
1:00 PM
7/08/2015
Dementia Care: From Crisis Management to Emotional Connection
Whidbey General presents a hands-on program on the experience of dementia and how it affects a person, and their family and friends. Learn simple techniques that can help. Presenter Gaila Palo, MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist holds a Masters in Prepared Advance Practice Registered Nursing.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer: Fabulous Fractals
Is broccoli like lightning? Discover fractals, the math that describes nature. Create a paper, pop-up fractal and more! For ages 5-11. Supported by the Friends of the Edmonds Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
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
7/08/2015
Lynnwood Library LEGO® Club
Build your own creations with LEGO®! Projects will be on display for one week following the program. Families welcome to this Explore Summer event.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
Tabletop Photography Studio
Grow new tech skills with our tabletop photography studio! Our kit is the perfect solution for online retailers looking to sell their smaller items or anyone who's interested in taking great-looking product photos. Come join us for this hour-long presentation on how to set up the studio tent, tripod, and lights. All equipment, including camera, is available through our Creative Tech Center.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
Walk-In-Tech: eReaders & Tablets
Need some tech help? Walk right in! Get free, hands-on help and answers to your eReader or tablet in this casual walk-in session.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer! LEGO ® and littleBits
Explore making your own gadgets this summer by combining LEGO® bricks with the littleBits gadget building kit! Choose from a design challenge, or use your imagination to create something new. For ages 9-14. Funded by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer: How to Make a Hero
Come hear a story or two of heroes, then create your own hero story using LEGO® and your imagination. For ages 5 to 11.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
7/08/2015
Villains: They're Bad, but That's Good
Let’s take a look at some of the Villains, Scoundrels, Rascals and Baddies that have made heroes from our favorite books look so good. Supported by Friends of the Lake Stevens Library. For children 7 and up.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:30 PM
7/08/2015
eBooks and More: Library Apps!
Join us in the Creative Tech Center for this drop-in session. Get hands on help and answers to download and use Sno-Isle apps for your home computer, tablet, compatible eReader or smartphone device. Session is approximately 45 minutes. <br />

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
7/08/2015
Explore Summer: Superhero Challenge
Can you or your team of superheroes save the day? Lava pits and trapped puppies, do you have the skills to solve these problems? The fate of the universe may rest in your hands (and brains)! For children ages 6-11 and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
3:00 PM
7/08/2015
DIY for Teens: Duct Tape Crafts
Get crafty and make duct tape roses, wallets, and other creations to take home and become inspired to try more! Bonus: learn about awesome library resources that can help boost your creativity! Program is for teens in grades 7-12. Program supplies are funded by Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Teens
3:30 PM
7/08/2015
Hi-Tech Lo-Tech Gaming
Join us for an afternoon of hi-tech and lo-tech gaming. We will have a Wii U, Xbox, as well as assorted board games. Snacks provided.

Intended audience: Teens
4:30 PM
7/08/2015
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, a published author and library staff. All writers in grades 6-12 are welcome.

Intended audience: Teens
5:00 PM
7/08/2015
Family Storytime
Stories, music, and fun activities that celebrate and teach the joy of reading. All ages welcome. Supported by the Friends of the Marysville Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
5:00 PM
7/08/2015
Book-a-Librarian
During this 45 minute session you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks, eAudioBooks, eMusic, eMagazines; use of the Polaris Catalog; and instructions on the use of eReader, tablet and other devices. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration is necessary for this session and those on a waitlist will be contacted.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
7/08/2015
Walk-In-Tech: eReaders & Tablets
Need some tech help? Walk right in! Get free, hands-on help and answers to your eReader or tablet in this casual walk-in session.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
7/08/2015
Stanwood Book Group
Everyone is welcome to join a lively discussion of books. Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6pm at Brookdale (formerly Emeritus)in Stanwood. Please contact the library for a list of upcoming titles. For adults.

Intended audience: Adults
6:15 PM
7/08/2015
Literature & Laughter Book Group: Olive Kitteridge
Join us for a discussion of this Pulitzer Prize-winner by Elizabeth Strout. All are welcome!

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
7/08/2015
Ready for Kindergarten
Children will gain basic knowledge and skills, such as, identifying shapes and letters, counting to 100, using scissors, and taking turns. Instruction is provided for parents to guide their child. Group activities will focus on literacy, music and movement. At the end of each program children go through the lunch line for a light meal. Children will learn self-control from the structured environment and close one-on-one time with a parent. Parents will gain a clearer understanding of kindergarten curriculum and teacher expectations and how they can support their child’s learning outside the classroom. Parents must stay for the whole one hour program each week.<br />Registration begins June 1, space is limited, and priority will be given to children identified as having the greatest need. There is no charge for this program. <br />Supported by Friends of the Mukilteo Library and Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Children and Families
9:00 AM
7/09/2015
Lit for Fun
Join us for a discussion of Crashing Through by author Robert Kurson. Blinded in a childhood accident, Mike May never hesitated to try anything—until the day when an ophthalmologist told him a new transplant could restore his vision.

Intended audience: Adults
9:15 AM
7/09/2015
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
7/09/2015
Summer Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Children and Families
9:30 AM
7/09/2015
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
9:30 AM
7/09/2015
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. Supported by Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
9:30 AM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: Family Storytime
Funny stories and action songs will make you giggle and move while getting your little ones ready to read. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months and up with a caregiver.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/09/2015
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. Playtime may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/09/2015
Fun Family Thursdays: Ready Reader Storytime
Join us for fun with books, music, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For preschool aged kids. Supported by the Friends of the Lake Stevens Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/09/2015
Play-to-Learn Storytime
Lively stories and fun-filled play activities that support a young child's love of learning. For age 13--35 month olds and an adult caregiver.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/09/2015
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: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/09/2015
Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:00 AM
7/09/2015
Family Storytime
Stories, music, and fun activities for the whole family. All ages welcome. Supported by Friends of the Mukilteo Library.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:30 AM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: Family Storytime
Funny stories and action songs will make you giggle and move while getting your little ones ready to read. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months and up with a caregiver.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/09/2015
Summer 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. Ages 3-5. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: Superhero Challenge - how will you save the day?
Can you or your team of superheroes save the day? Lava pits and trapped puppies, do you have the skills to solve these problems? The fate of the universe may rest in your hands (and brains)! For children ages 6-11 and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/09/2015
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime (bilingual)
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. Presented in Spanish and English. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/09/2015
Discovery Storytime
Join us each week to explore a new fun theme with stories, songs and activities geared to early learners ages 2-5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/09/2015
Family Storytime
Stories, music, and fun activities for the whole family. All ages welcome. Supported by Friends of the Mukilteo Library.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: Ready, Set, Launch!
Calling all superheroes and supervillains: come save (or destroy) the castle! Get hands-on with rockets, planes, and projectiles as you explore the properties of propulsion with catapults and other launchers. For school age children. Supported by the Stanwood Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:30 AM
7/09/2015
Book-A-Librarian
Need some tech help? Need assistance using library resources? Frustrated with the Internet? Get one-on-one assistance with computing, digital devices, free library downloads, or using Sno-Isle Library's catalog and databases.

Intended audience: All Ages
12:00 PM
7/09/2015
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
1:00 PM
7/09/2015
Robot Rally
Come drop in and explore robotics: program a LEGO® Mindstorm robot on the computer, guide an ozobot using doodles of different colors, and check out what the local schools’ robotics clubs can do, including Lakewood High School’s Full Metal Robotics and Cedarcrest Middle School Timberbots! Funded by the Gellerson Memorial Programming Endowment and the Friends of the Marysville Library. For teens and tweens to Explore Summer.

Intended audience: Teens
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
Teen Explore Summer: String Art
Get creative and learn how to make decorative String Art. We'll provide the supplies, you provide the ideas!

Intended audience: Teens
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer Superhero Game-On Challenge!
Do you like to play games? How about mind-bending trivia or crazy silly charades? Join us for a guaranteed blast and maybe even learn a thing or two about your favorite superhero's origin story. For school age children. Supported by Camano Island Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
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
7/09/2015
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
7/09/2015
Spiral-bound life: Why you need a writer’s notebook
In this hands-on session, you’ll learn how to scribble, doodle, list, sketch, stick, and otherwise cobble your way to more and better writing. A writer’s notebook isn't a diary or a journal – it’s a way to corral your ideas, make connections using words and pictures, and creatively engage the world around you. We’ll help you get started building one! Snacks generously provided by the Friends of the Lake Stevens Library. Ages 12-16.

Intended audience: Teens
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit
Will Brer Fox and Brer Wolf finally give that trickster Brer Rabbit his comeuppance? Find out at this rib-tickling puppet show for ages 5 and up. Supported by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
Anyone Can Be a Hero!
Join us for stories and activities as we discover ways to help out in our communities and take care of the environment. Then become a community hero by making blankets for a local animal shelter! Explore Summer program for ages 5 to 11. Supported by the Friends of the Brier Library. This program will be held at the Mill Creek City Hall Annex, 15720 Main Street, Suite 130.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
Map It!
Maps have been used for centuries by explorers, treasure hunters, and travelers alike to find their way in the world. Maps are not only useful, they are often amazing works of art, too! Bring your imagination and escape the ordinary by creating a map of your own using a variety of art techniques. All supplies provided. <br /><br />This Explore Summer program for Teens is funded by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library.

Intended audience: Teens
2:00 PM
7/09/2015
Catapult Attack!
Create a catapult, build a fort, and prepare to do battle! Discover library resources you can explore about other things to create and build. Designed to spark interest in engineering and math. This Explore Summer event is for school age children ages 5 and up.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:30 PM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: Superhero Challenge - how will you save the day?
Can you or your team of superheroes save the day? Lava pits and trapped puppies, do you have the skills to solve these problems? The fate of the universe may rest in your hands (and brains)! For children ages 6-11 and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
3:00 PM
7/09/2015
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
3:00 PM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer: Survival 101
Have you ever wondered what you might do if you were lost in the woods? Are you a fan of the book <u>Hatchet</u>? Join Brian Raven of Raven Science to learn all about survival skills. Find out how to use basic concepts in astronomy, chemistry, and biology to keep yourself alive in the great outdoors in this hands-on workshop. We will also be studying Earthquake and Volcanic Hazards in the Pacific Northwest and will practice some basic firestarting techniques. This program is targeted at teens. Funded by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Teens
3:00 PM
7/09/2015
Book Buddies
Parents! Is your 2nd or 3rd grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them! This program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Book Buddies group sessions will be Thursday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:30 pm, July 2 to August 13, 2015. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending 5 of the 7 sessions.

Intended audience: Children and Families, Teens
3:00 PM
7/09/2015
Drop-In Job Club
Looking to start a new career? Looking for your first job? Wondering how to get experience when you have no experience? Come to our Drop-In Job Club workshop to gain in person expert advice from a WorkSource Employment Specialist that you can add to your resume!

Intended audience: Teens, Adults
4:00 PM
7/09/2015
Marysville Library Board Meeting
This advisory board meets bimonthly to provide guidance and report to the City concerning library operations. Meetings are held at the Marysville Library on the second Thursday of the month beginning in January.

Intended audience: Adults
4:30 PM
7/09/2015
Book Buddies
Students entering the second and third grade who need to gain confidence reading will work with teen volunteers to practice reading skills, play learning games, and have fun! <br />Pre-registration is required. <br />Applications are available at the Mountlake Terrace Library located at 23300 58th Ave. W. Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 For more information, call 425-776-8722.<br />This free program is supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library

Intended audience: Children and Families
5:30 PM
7/09/2015
Explore Summer and Music @ Your Library
Interested in playing music? Thinking of taking lessons? Come enjoy live music at the library with Valerie Grissom who will bring musical hand bells to play and share with the audience. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and interact with Valerie.

Intended audience: All Ages
6:00 PM
7/09/2015
Candidate Forum: Mayor of Langley and Hospital District Commissioner Position 2
Candidates will discuss topics and answer questions presented by the League of Women Voters of Island County. Free and open to the public. Event will be held at the United Methodist Church in Langley at 3rd and Anthes Ave.

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
7/09/2015
Book-a-Librarian
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
7:00 PM
7/09/2015
Superhero America: The Comic Book Character as Historical Lens
Journalist and comic book historian T. Andrew Wahl will explore the evolution of characters from Wonder Woman to Spider-Man.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
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