Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
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9:15 AM
8/05/2015
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
10:00 AM
8/05/2015
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
8/05/2015
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
11:00 AM
8/05/2015
Explore Summer Finisher : Seattle Bug Safari
A view into the fascinating world of insects and spiders with hands-on discovery and one-on-one interaction with our lead safari guide.

Intended audience: Children and Families
11:00 AM
8/05/2015
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
12:45 PM
8/05/2015
Explore Summer Finisher: Seattle Bug Safari
A view into the fascinating world of insects and spiders with hands on discovery and one-on-one interaction with our lead safari guide. Two program times available, choose which one fits your schedule best! Supported by the Friends of the Lake Stevens Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
1:00 PM
8/05/2015
Explore Summer: Bubbleology
Become a master of bubbleology with Christine Longdon of Grinnin’ Fish Science. Experiment with different objects to make bubbles: tiny bubbles, giant bubbles, bubbles you can hold, and even square bubbles! Learn how to create your own bubble maker and concoct super bubble solutions at home. For children ages 6-11 and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
8/05/2015
Outrageous & True: Funny Facts, Awesome Animals, and Super Science Experiements
Come enjoy facts, science and crafts. An Explore Summer program for ages 5 to 11. Supported by Friends of the Mukilteo Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
8/05/2015
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
8/05/2015
Walk-In-Tech: Beyond Books
Need some tech help? Walk right in! We have more than just books! Get free, hands-on help and see what else the library has to offer in through your library card on our wide array of databases in this casual walk-in session.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
8/05/2015
Explore Summer: Legends and Heroes of the Pacific Northwest
Hear the stories of Storm Boy, Frog Girl and Raven the Trickster.<br />Learn more about Native American artifacts, then make a Seahawk headdress and a totem pole that will represent your family history!<br />For ages 5 to 11. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
8/05/2015
Escape?!
You’ve been trapped inside a room by a madwoman! You (and the rest of the inmates) have just 60 minutes to solve the clues, find the key, and escape before you meet your doom. DOOM!<br /> <br />This Explore Summer program for teens is sponsored by the Friends of the Freeland and Langley Libraries.<br />

Intended audience: Teens
3:00 PM
8/05/2015
Explore Summer: Bubbleology
Become a master of bubbleology with Christine Longdon of Grinnin’ Fish Science. Experiment with different objects to make bubbles: tiny bubbles, giant bubbles, bubbles you can hold, and even square bubbles! Learn how to create your own bubble maker and concoct super bubble solutions at home. For children ages 6-11 and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
3:30 PM
8/05/2015
Write Wednesday
Join us for Write Wednesday! Bring your own writing to share or come and listen to what others are working on. Strengthen your writing and communications skills. All writers grades 6-12 are welcome.

Intended audience: Teens
4:00 PM
8/05/2015
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Make your library YOUR library. Teens are invited to share their ideas for library programs, purchases and improvements. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Teens
4:30 PM
8/05/2015
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
5:30 PM
8/05/2015
Wednesday Night with the Stars: "If I Stay"
On a day that started like any other, Mia (Moretz) had everything: a loving family, an adoring boyfriend, and a bright future full of music. Suddenly, a family drive on a snowy day changes everything. In an instant, almost all of that is taken from her. Caught between life and death, Mia spends one critical day contemplating a future that is now more unknowable than ever. Is love enough to keep her here? Tragic but ultimately hopeful, this is a romantic, riveting and uplifting story about music, life and love. 2014, Rated PG-13. Runtime 106 minutes. Popcorn provided by Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
6:00 PM
8/05/2015
Get Organized with iTunes
Want to get your digital life organized this year? iTunes is a great way to start! This presentation will show you how to use iTunes to organize the digital music, movies and television shows that you already own. You'll also learn how to shop for more.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
6:00 PM
8/05/2015
Walk-In-Tech: Beyond Books
Need some tech help? Walk right in! We have more than just books! Get free, hands-on help and see what else the library has to offer in through your library card on our wide array of databases in this casual walk-in session.

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
8/05/2015
BYOB (Bring Your Own Book)
Share what you've been reading and get recommendations from other book lovers. You'll leave BYOB with fresh ideas for your next read. BYOB meets at the University Book Store on the first Wednesday of every other (even) month. Facilitated and supported by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
8/05/2015
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
9:15 AM
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
10:30 AM
8/06/2015
Annual Storytime Carnival
Come with your family to enjoy train rides, storytime, and crafts. For ages 2 to 5 years old. Program runs from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the back of the library if you wish.

Intended audience: Children and Families
10:30 AM
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
11:30 AM
8/06/2015
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
2:00 PM
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
Superhero Quiz Show: "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"
Join us for a free screening of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Stay for a mini trivia contest about your favorite comic book heroes and villains. Prizes to the winning teams or players. Bonus: check out the library's great graphic novel collection!

Intended audience: Teens
2:00 PM
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
Explore Summer: Ozobots - Code Tiny Robots with Color
Using colored markers and paper, program ozobots to race through mazes. Your team may win a prize! For ages 9-13. Snacks generously provided by Friends of the Lake Stevens Library.

Intended audience: Teens, Children and Families
2:00 PM
8/06/2015
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.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
8/06/2015
Explore Summer: Animal Heroes
True stories about brave dogs, horses and other animals who help people in amazing ways. Activities and crafts included! For ages 5 to 11. Supported by the Friends of the Lynnwood 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
8/06/2015
Thundering Tall Tales
Who was the biggest? Who was the loudest? Who was the bravest? Come hear about famous tall tale heroes such as Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Library Lil, and then tell the story of yourself as a tall tale hero too! Supported by the Marysville Friends of the Library. This Explore Summer event is for school-age children.

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:30 PM
8/06/2015
Computer Basics
Join us in the Creative Tech Center for this beginning computer course. Develop your information literacy skills by learning how to use cursors, operate a mouse, and use common keyboard commands. This 45 minute class is taught on the library’s laptops using Windows 7 and Microsoft Office and is intended for beginning computer users who are new to using computers and want to learn the basics. Registration is required.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
Explore Summer: Minecraft Build Challenge
Work together or on your own to build the best Minecraft structure. Space is limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For teens ages 12-18 and/or grades 6-12. Supported by the Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Teens
3:00 PM
8/06/2015
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
8/06/2015
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
4:30 PM
8/06/2015
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
5:00 PM
8/06/2015
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Meet new people, discuss teen concerns, help develop library programs, and talk about books -- all while earning volunteer credits and having fun! Snacks provided. Pick up a TAB application at the Information Desk.

Intended audience: Teens
6:30 PM
8/06/2015
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
6:45 PM
8/06/2015
Nonfiction Book Group: "Orange Is the New Black"
We discuss narrative nonfiction. From history and memoir to science, adventure, and travel, our selections shed new light on the human condition. Drop in on first Thursdays for a lively discussion. This month we'll be discussing "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman.

Intended audience: Adults
7:00 PM
8/06/2015
Finding Investment Information Using Value Line
Learn about the library resource Value Line investment database and grow your financial skills. This class introduces you to the basics of finding financial information for investors. This class is for experienced computer users. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
10:00 AM
8/07/2015
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
10:30 AM
8/07/2015
Explore Summer: Preschool Storytime
Summer fun with stories, songs, and activities. For ages 5 and under with caregiver.

Intended audience: Children and Families
12:00 PM
8/07/2015
KidScare!
Ahoy, Mateys - Join your fellow buccaneers for a thunderin’ grrreat time filled with crafts, grub, and grog. Meet back at the library on Wednesday, August 12 at 6 p.m. to walk in the SeaScare parade!<br /><br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
2:00 PM
8/07/2015
Explore Summer: Escape?!
You've been trapped inside a room by a madwoman! You (and the rest of the inmates) have just 60 minutes to solve the clues, find the key, and escape before you meet your doom. DOOM!<br /><br />This Explore Summer program for teens is sponsored by the Friends of the Freeland and Langley Libraries.

Intended audience: Teens
6:00 PM
8/07/2015
Explore Summer: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Party!
Literary heroes and superheroes unite! Have a blast as we test your powers for supercertification renewal. Then enjoy superfoods, show off your super suit, and check out our flash-tastic photo booth. Fun for all ages. Supported by the Stanwood Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
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